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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I think the NSA has a job to do and we need the NSA. But as (physicist) Robert Oppenheimer said, “When you see something that is technically sweet, you go ahead and do it and argue about what to do about it only after you’ve had your technical success. That is the way it was with the atomic bomb.”

— Phil Zimmerman, PGP inventor and Silent Circle co-founder, in an interview with Om Malik