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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.

T-Mobile blows away profit expectations as customer growth surges

cnet.com — T-Mobile has shown it can win over customers at an impressive rate. Now it needs to prove that it can consistently make money doing so. If the second quarter's results are any indication, T-Mobile is off to a good start.
Jul 30, 2015

T-Mobile Q2 profit, revenue that expectations, ups forecast for customer growth cnet.com/news/t-mobile-… tip @techmeme pic.twitter.com/CCPZFhr0n7

How your next 'flagship' smartphone may cost less than $300

How your next 'flagship' smartphone may cost less than $300

cnet.com — When you think flagship smartphone, Apple's iPhone 6 or Samsung's Galaxy S6 -- devices that start at $650 without a service contract -- come to mind. But Chinese smartphone vendor Alcatel OneTouch doesn't believe flagship necessarily has to equal expensive.
Jul 29, 2015

A flagship phone that costs less than $300? Alcatel OneTouch wants to redefine the term. cnet.com/news/how-your-…

T-Mobile guarantees $15 monthly pricing on this iPhone and next one

Motorola wants to sell its next Moto X directly to you

technewsi.altervista.org — The company will skip bringing its next flagship smartphone through carriers and go after consumers online. It has built a phone designed to work with every US carrier.

T-Mobile guarantees $15 monthly pricing on this iPhone and next one

cnet.com — T-Mobile won't -- or maybe can't -- stop. The nation's fourth-largest wireless carrier said that it would lock in the monthly price of $15 for anyone buying an iPhone today with an intent to upgrade to the next iPhone later this year.
Jul 28, 2015

T-Mobile guarantees $15 monthly pricing on this iPhone and next one, adds Apple Music to its Music Freedom cnet.co/1gjaoj9 via @CNET

Jul 28, 2015

T-Mobile guarantees $15 monthly pricing on this iPhone and next one - @CNET cnet.co/1OyLcj7 tip @techmeme

Jul 28, 2015

Nice to see Apple Music added to T-Mobile Music Freedom. Just added me daughters to the family plan trial cnet.co/1gjaoj9 via @CNET

Motorola doubles down on Moto X with Style, Play

Motorola wants to sell its next Moto X directly to you

cnet.com — Motorola is betting that consumers will want its next big smartphone enough to seek it out for themselves. The company on Tuesday unveiled two variants of its Moto X flagship smartphone, the smaller (albeit still large) Moto X Play, intended to hit several markets outside of the US, and the larger Moto X Style, available virtually everywhere.
Jul 28, 2015

Motorola wants to take the direct-to-consumer approach with Moto X Style. Will it work? cnet.com/news/motorola-… pic.twitter.com/2xvfFUDaDJ

Jul 28, 2015

RT @RogerWCheng: Motorola wants to take the direct-to-consumer approach with Moto X Style. Will it work? cnet.com/news/motorola-… pic.twitter.com/2xvfFUDaDJ

Motorola unveils the Moto X Style flagship smartphone

Jul 28, 2015

Motorola unveils the Moto X Style flagship smartphone cnet.co/1gj18eY via @CNET tip @techmeme

Jul 28, 2015

Motorola is launching new Moto phones *right now*. Follow along with the live video: cnet.com/news/motorola-…

Jul 28, 2015

The Moto X Style boasts a 5.7 HD display, 21MP camera, soft grip back, turbo charging. cnet.com/news/motorola-…

Jul 28, 2015

RT @falconejp: Motorola is launching new Moto phones *right now*. Follow along with the live video: cnet.com/news/motorola-…

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Fire Phone one year later: Why Amazon's smartphone flamed out

cnet.com — There are times when being the first person with a new gadget will elicit cheers and envy -- like outside New York's Fifth Avenue Apple Store, surrounded by applauding salespeople, curious fans and gawking media. Then there's buying the Amazon Fire Phone.
Jul 24, 2015

RT @RogerWCheng: Remember the Fire Phone? @benfoxrubin & I take a look at why it flamed out so quickly. cnet.com/news/fire-phon… http://t.co/…

Jul 24, 2015

Fire Phone one year later: Why Amazon's smartphone flamed out cnet.co/1DBvwWy via @CNET /Great story from @benfoxrubin & @rogerwcheng

Jul 24, 2015

Fire Phone one year later: Why Amazon's smartphone flamed out cnet.co/1DBvwWy via @CNET

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Jul 30, 2015

T-Mobile Q2 profit, revenue that expectations, ups forecast for customer growth cnet.com/news/t-mobile-… tip @techmeme pic.twitter.com/CCPZFhr0n7

Jul 30, 2015

RT @CNET: Windows 10 bridges the gap between PCs and tablets -- read the review here cnet.co/1IMZIpi pic.twitter.com/CbwMICjb1h

Jul 29, 2015

RT @cnnbrk: Initial assessment of photos suggests debris found near Madagascar consistent with a Boeing 777 -- like MH370. cnn.it/1IqELKD

Jul 29, 2015

Forget Windows 10: Remember when Windows 95 was new? cnet.co/1DPHVGt via @CNET

Jul 29, 2015

If you happen to be watching ABC's Good Morning America tomorrow, I'll be on sometime between 7:30 and 8 am ET to discuss erasing your phone

Jul 29, 2015

A flagship phone that costs less than $300? Alcatel OneTouch wants to redefine the term. cnet.com/news/how-your-…

Jul 29, 2015

Yahoo's new LiveText feature/app makes me feel old.

Jul 29, 2015

The #CNETRoadTrip continues w/ @sharatibken chatting with the CEO of Misfit on working in Vietnam cnet.co/1DOvR8p via @CNET



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