@WashingtonPost senior technology correspondent. West Coaster in DC. kangc@washpost.com

This idea by the FCC is terrifying Apple, Amazon and Microsoft

washingtonpost.com — Streaming video services by Apple, Amazon and Google have thrived off the idea that they are alternatives to cable TV. Now, the Federal Communications Commission is considering if it should begin to regulate online video services, like they do cable companies. And that's causing anxiety in Silicon Valley.
Jul 30, 2015

RT @ceciliakang: This idea by the FCC is terrifying Apple, Amazon and Microsoft fb.me/6FGhqWuvw

Jul 31, 2015

FCC could crack down on Amazon streaming, but not Netflix...yet? washingtonpost.com/news/the-switc…

Jul 31, 2015

This idea by the FCC is terrifying Apple, Amazon and Microsoft buff.ly/1Mz81ok

The real reasons why YouTube’s 5 biggest stars became millionaires

Jul 24, 2015

Swedish video gamer @PewDie made $4.7 m in 2014 on @YouTube? A look at how YouTube's big stars hit big $$ ln.is/washingtonpost… @WashPost

The real reasons why YouTube’s 5 biggest stars became millionaires

Jul 23, 2015

RT @thadmoore: "The top five YouTube stars have more subscribers than the population of Mexico." And they make millions. wapo.st/1CWHRd8

The real reasons why YouTube’s 5 biggest stars became millionaires

washingtonpost.com — ANAHEIM, Calif -- The top five YouTube stars have more subscribers than the population of Mexico. Followers of their channels are double the number of all U.S. cable television viewers. And the video bloggers, or vloggers, are making as much money as some of Hollywood's biggest stars, through corporate sponsorships and movie deals.
Jul 23, 2015

I'm at VidCon! Here's your cheat sheet on the Top 5 YouTube stars and why it'll be so hard to become millionaires... fb.me/3fvf9wdOr

Jul 23, 2015

"The ocean is getting bigger so to be a buoy of excellence in a big sea of average makes it hard to get discovered," washingtonpost.com/blogs/the-swit…

Jul 23, 2015

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Jul 23, 2015

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Jul 23, 2015

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Why political ads are going to reach a record in 2016

washingtonpost.com — Political advertising on television is expected to jump 16 percent to a record $4.4 billion in the 2016 presidential cycle compared to four years ago, showing a continued belief by candidates that broadcast and cable TV is still the best way to reach voters, according to a Monday report from Kantar Media research.
Jul 21, 2015

Why political ads are going to reach a record in 2016 via @washingtonpost wapo.st/1HMkwaM

Jul 21, 2015

Citizens United: "like spotting the Great Wall of China from space." wapo.st/1edTdgZ

Silicon Valley struggles to hack its diversity problem

washingtonpost.com — Yahoo disclosed last week that African Americans made up just 2 percent of its workers, while Hispanics stood at 4 percent. Those revelations came days after Facebook reported that in 2014 it had employed just 81 blacks among its 5,500 U.S. workers.
Jul 16, 2015

Silicon Valley struggles to hack its diversity problem. They point to weak pipeline, but hiring is even weaker: wpo.st/xCwQ0

Jul 16, 2015

RT @washingtonpost: Many tech firms say there aren't enough qualified minority job candidates. Graduation data says otherwise. wapo.st/1M8M7Ip

Jul 16, 2015

RT @royasol: Thoughtful piece by @ceciliakang on #diversity. Meaningful change will take time & we try to approach from all angles http://t…

Jul 16, 2015

RT @washingtonpost: Many tech firms say there aren't enough qualified minority job candidates. Graduation data says otherwise. wapo.st/1M8M7Ip

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Netflix, Amazon get record Emmy nods

washingtonpost.com — Netflix, Amazon and even Yahoo took home record numbers of Emmy Award nominations on Thursday, further validating streaming services that have become rivals to traditional television networks. The critical acclaim for shows such as Netflix's "House of Cards" and "Orange is the New Black" and Amazon's "Transparent" provides more than just an ego boost to the streaming companies.

Everything to know about the FTC’s antitrust review of Apple’s music business

washingtonpost.com — The Federal Trade Commission has launched an antitrust review into Apple's treatment of competing music streaming apps that are sold on the iTunes store, according to three people with direct knowledge of the matter. And while this investigation specifically relates to the market for music streaming, the implications may be so much greater.
Jul 16, 2015

Everything to know about the FTC's antitrust review of Apple's music business wpo.st/jgsQ0

Jul 16, 2015

RT @hypebot: RT @mediaor: [Washington Post] Everything to know about the FTC’s antitrust review of Apple’s music business ift.tt/1KbnLyr

Jul 17, 2015

RT @MediaREDEF: Everything to know about the FTC’s antitrust review of Apple’s music business (@ceciliakang - @washingtonpost) redef.it/gNYp

Uber is fighting a lawsuit that could upend its business

washingtonpost.com — Uber on Thursday struck back in a high-stakes class action labor lawsuit that could upend its business model built on low-cost freelance workers. The ride-sharing company asked a federal court in San Francisco to reject the categorization of the case as a class action suit.

Uber’s Istanbul boat service started as a PR stunt, but is so popular it’s now permanent

washingtonpost.com — Uber's boat service in Istanbul started as a PR stunt. It was just supposed to be a summer promotion to generate buzz in the same way Uber got attention for its on-demand helicopter service during the Cannes Film Festival and yacht service in Cape Town.
Jul 09, 2015

Uber's Istanbul boat service started as a PR stunt, but is so popular it's now permanent wpo.st/j_1Q0

Jul 09, 2015

RT @ceciliakang: Uber's Istanbul boat service started as a PR stunt, but is so popular it's now permanent wpo.st/j_1Q0

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Jul 31, 2015

The Death of a Young Black Journalist who only wanted to cover her under covered community: newyorker.com/news/news-desk…

Jul 31, 2015

Mark Zuckerberg and Priscilla Chan’s refreshingly honest Facebook post about miscarriages wpo.st/Sc1T0 @abbydphillip

Jul 31, 2015

@SistaniSays Hi Sima. Can we please connect about Meerkat for a story? Thanks. Cecilia

Jul 31, 2015

RT @DangeRussWilson: Blessed to be w/ this organization for 4 more years! Can't wait to get on field w/ the fellas! @Seahawks #ChampionshipMindset #GoHawks

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