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Roger Cheng Verified

New York City
Executive Editor — CNET
As seen in:  CNET, Yahoo, Wall Street Journal
Covers:  business technology, mobile payments, mobile operating systems, apple iphone, wireless carriers, mobile, apps, smartphones, wireless chips, tablets
Doesn't Cover: enterprise, pcs, pc chips, storage

Executive editor for CNET News; hardcore USC Trojan and Lakers fan; perpetually sleepy; curator of annoying PR.

Roger Cheng's Biography

I'm the executive editor at CNET in charge of East Coast coverage and breaking news. I also cover mobile, which remains an area of intense interest to me. Before CNET, I spent nearly ten years covering tech at the Dow Jones Newswires and Wall Street Journal. When I'm not staring at a computer screen or hounding sources, I'm rooting for my beloved USC Trojans and LA Lakers ...

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What was your first job as a journalist?

Page designer for the San Gabriel Valley Tribune's Highlander weekly section.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

Yes.

What's your favorite social network?

Twitter.

Verizon unveils a new logo a day after Google does the same

Verizon unveils a new logo a day after Google does the same

Sep 02, 2015

It's not just Google;Verizon unveils new logo.There's something about joy,but I don't get it. cnet.com/news/a-day-aft… pic.twitter.com/IyRxtWz01B

For Motorola's latest smartwatch, it's all about freedom of choice

cnet.com — Motorola's smartwatch head start has long since dissipated. When Motorola launched its Moto 360 a year ago, it turned heads as the first smartwatch that felt like a watch -- one that employed premium materials such as a leather strap and a round, stainless steel body.

For Motorola's latest smartwatch, it's all about freedom of choice

technewsi.altervista.org — Motorola's head of design, Jim Wicks, isn't concerned about facing off with the Apple Watch. "It's a better product," he says of the highly customizable Moto 360.

Google will hold Nexus event Sept. 29 in San Francisco

Google will hold Nexus event Sept 29 in San Francisco

cnet.com — BERLIN -- Google will double down on its Nexus smartphones. The Internet search giant plans to hold an event on September 29 in San Francisco to unveil two version of its flagships smartphones, according to people familiar with the company's plans.
Sep 02, 2015

We will see the new Nexus smartphones at an event on Sept 29 in SF. Scoop from @RogerWCheng and @sharatibken cnet.com/news/google-wi…

Sep 02, 2015

Great scoop from @sharatibken and @rogerwcheng: Google will hold Nexus event Sept 29 in San Francisco: cnet.co/1JBFOLn via @CNET

Sep 02, 2015

Here we go: according to @CNET Google will hold a Nexus event Sept 29 in San Francisco cnet.co/1JBFOLn via @RogerWCheng @sharatibken

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Sony doubles down on premium styling with Xperia Z5 family

technewsi.altervista.org — The company unveils three smartphones targeting high-end users, but still hasn't figured out how to avoid getting lost in the shuffle behind Apple and Samsung.

Sony doubles down on premium styling with Xperia Z5 family

cnet.com — Sony wants to make one thing clear: It's no bargain smartphone. That's the impression the Japanese consumer electronics maker left as it unveiled the Xperia Z5, Xperia Z5 Compact and Xperia Z5 Premium -- which all share a more powerful 23-megapixel camera, waterproof body and fingerprint scanner.
Sep 02, 2015

Sony doubles down on premium styling with Xperia Z5 family, but still lacks consumer awareness. cnet.com/news/sony-doub… #IFA15

The smartphone with crazy cloud storage just hit its Kickstarter goal

technewsi.altervista.org — Startup Nextbit, run by former Google and HTC executives, hit its goal of selling $500,000 worth of smartphones in a single day.

The smartphone with crazy cloud storage just hit its Kickstarter goal

cnet.com — Nextbit sounded a call to see who would be interested in its cloud-based smartphone, and the people have responded. The startup, run by former executives from Google and HTC, hit its Kickstarter goal of selling $500,000 worth of products in a single day.
Sep 01, 2015

Nextbit's cloud-based Robin smartphone hit its Kickstarter goal of $500K in a single day. cnet.com/news/the-smart… pic.twitter.com/i9y7N99rd7

Sep 02, 2015

The smartphone with crazy cloud storage just hit its Kickstarter goal cnet.co/1ihqaMa pic.twitter.com/YxspaViaSN

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Sep 03, 2015

RT @jdolcourt: Here you go, a roundup of the phones out of IFA after the pre-show press day. cnet.co/1UolhlN @CNET

Sep 02, 2015

@rosterloh Missed you at the New York event -- you in Berlin?

Sep 02, 2015

One benefit of living out in the burbs: Really close to some excellent hot pot! pic.twitter.com/tiJrB20LTy

Sep 02, 2015

It's not just Google;Verizon unveils new logo.There's something about joy,but I don't get it. cnet.com/news/a-day-aft… pic.twitter.com/IyRxtWz01B

Sep 02, 2015

I really want to know how much Verizon paid in consulting fees for that new logo. More or less than Google?

Sep 02, 2015

RT @SerenaWinters: D'Angelo: “When I watch Kobe interviews or listen to Kobe talk, he’s mentally on another level...I relate to that.” lakersnation.com/dangelo-russel…

Sep 02, 2015

@ene9807 Exactly. A really big tv with a short viewing distance. Everything else and the difference is negligible.


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