New York Times technology reporter / Author of Always On / @WIRED alum

Barclays Center Looks Fairly Empty for an NBA Playoff Game — After falling into a 2-0 hole to the Atlanta Hawks in their Eastern Conference playoff showdown, Brooklyn Nets players were probably expecting a raucous crowd to get them going in Game 3 on Saturday. The game started at 3:00 PM ET, but it seems not all Nets fans got the memo.

UAB Football Player Raises Helmet at Commencement, Refuses President's Handshake — UAB football players and fans were in tears when school president Ray L. Watts oversaw the decision to eliminate the football program last December. On Saturday, linebacker Derek Slaughter made a strong statement at his commencement ceremony. Slaughter raised his helmet as he walked across the stage.

Dwight Howard Hits Full-Court Shot During Practice at American Airlines Center — "Anything you can do, I can do better." Hours after LeBron James hit a full-court shot, Dwight Howard decided to match him. During practice at American Airlines Center, the Houston Rockets big man nailed his own one-handed, full-court heave. [ Houston Rockets]

Leah Still Scores Touchdown in Temple's Spring Game — Leah Still tossing the coin prior to the and White game. She shows us what it means to be #TempleTuff. - Temple Football (@Temple_FB) April 25, 2015 Thankfully, her father, Cincinnati Bengals player Devon Still, who played at Penn State, announced in late March that Leah's cancer has gone into remission.

LeBron James Nails 1-Handed Full-Court Shot with Ease During Practice — LeBron James was an all-state wide receiver in high school, but from the video above, many would think he was a quarterback. During practice at the TD Garden in Boston, the Cleveland Cavaliers star launched a full-court shot like he was throwing a touchdown pass. Nothing but net.

Mark Cuban Swishes 3-Pointer Prior to Rockets-Mavericks Playoff Game — The Dallas Mavericks could have used you Mark Cuban. The Mavs lost 130-128 to the Houston Rockets in Game 3 of their Western Conference playoff matchup. Dallas had one last opportunity to win or tie before the final buzzer, but Monta Ellis' jumper missed to the right.

Atlanta Hawks vs. Brooklyn Nets: Live Score and Analysis for Game 3 — Trailing the Atlanta Hawks 2-0, the Brooklyn Nets head home on Saturday afternoon hoping to play their way back into the series. Games 1 and 2 were both close. Neither was decided by more than seven points, and the Nets put themselves in position to win each.

This USB cable finally could be connector for long haul — Originally published Friday, April 24, 2015 at 4:04 PM Buying a shiny new laptop, whether it's a Mac or Windows PC, often evokes both joy and dread. The dread comes from the cables. The new laptop's power charger is probably different from the last one's.

This USB cable finally could be connector for long haul — As cool as new technology may be, it still involves the hassle of having the right cable to connect devices together. USB-C is seeking to be the essential go-to solution. Buying a shiny new laptop, whether it's a Mac or Windows PC, often evokes both joy and dread.

Apple Watch Has Landed — Apple released its much-anticipated Apple Watch on Friday, but the gadget isn't for sale inside Apple Stores just yet. Instead, Apple let people order the watch online, for deliveries that began Friday, so customers will be spending more time tinkering with their new watches this weekend instead of standing in line.
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Apr 25, 2015

I keep expecting @lenadunham to make a cameo in Daredevil. Maybe Murdock will run into her at Cafe Grumpy in "Hell's Kitchen"

Apr 23, 2015

My building manager confesses in a Medium article that he was a teenage prostitute on Polk street The more you know.

Apr 23, 2015

@PGE_Nick @PGE4Me So much for transparency being a "priority" at PG&E.

Apr 23, 2015

@PGE_NIck @PGE4ME I checked with unofficial channels and found out big outage was due to switching issue in prep for Giants game.

Apr 22, 2015

RT @PGE_Nick: @bxchen determining a cause to Sunday's brief @PGE4Me outage is a priority.

Apr 22, 2015

On 4/14 when I asked about SF power outage, @PGE_Nick said it was a priority to report cause. No updates. Lots of tweets about Earth Day tho

Apr 22, 2015

Is USB-C really the cable we'll have for the long haul? That seems to be the consensus.…

Apr 22, 2015

As a Prius owner, I would guess there's no loyalty because the cars are so ugly and not fun to drive (blind spots)…

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