John Paczkowski

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Apple’s Chief Lobbyist Nominated for State Department Post

Catherine Novelli, VP of Worldwide Government Affairs for Apple, has been tapped for a State Department post. On Tuesday, President Barack Obama’s administration said it has nominated Novelli to serve as Under Secretary for Economic Growth, Energy and the Environment. Once a top trade official during the George W. Bush administration, Novelli has been Apple’s top lobbyist since 2007.

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