John Paczkowski

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Palm Now in HP’s Hands

End of an era. Palm’s days as an independent company are over.

Hewlett-Packard (HPQ) completed its $1.2 billion acquisition of Palm this morning, gaining its webOS operating system and the talent that developed it. “With HP’s full backing and global strengths, I’m confident that webOS will be able to reach its full potential,” said former Palm CEO Jon Rubinstein, who will now head up HP’s Palm global business unit. “This agreement will accelerate the development of this incredible platform with new resources, scale and support from a world-respected brand.”

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