John Paczkowski

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Don’t Spend Your AntennaGate Check All in One Place

Attention cash-only members of Apple’s iPhone 4 class action settlement: Your check’s in the mail. Apple this week began distributing $15 payments to iPhone 4 buyers who claimed to have experienced antenna or reception issues with the device, but declined to accept the free case Apple offered as a remedy back in 2010. The issuance of the checks brings to a close a rare Apple PR debacle that culminated in a historic, anomalous “AntennaGate” press conference presided over by company co-founder Steve Jobs.


Twitter’s Tanking

December 30, 2013 at 6:49 am PT

2013 Was a Good Year for Chromebooks

December 29, 2013 at 2:12 pm PT

BlackBerry Pulls Latest Twitter for BB10 Update

December 29, 2013 at 5:58 am PT

Apple CEO Tim Cook Made $4.25 Million This Year

December 28, 2013 at 12:05 pm PT

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Just as the atom bomb was the weapon that was supposed to render war obsolete, the Internet seems like capitalism’s ultimate feat of self-destructive genius, an economic doomsday device rendering it impossible for anyone to ever make a profit off anything again. It’s especially hopeless for those whose work is easily digitized and accessed free of charge.

— Author Tim Kreider on not getting paid for one’s work