John Paczkowski

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Apple Settles Class-Action Suit Over Kids’ In-App Spending

Parents of children who racked up oversized iTunes App Store bills via unauthorized in-app purchases, Apple is ready to compensate you for your troubles. The company this week began contacting members of a class-action suit that claimed its in-app purchase policy failed to prevent children from overspending on their parents’ accounts. Under the terms of the settlement, Apple will offer eligible class members a $5 iTunes gift card, an account credit, or, for claims over $30, a cash payment.


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