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

AirBnB hires former Clinton White House aide and the Beltway brain drain continues

washingtonpost.com — AirBnB hired Washington insider Chris Lehane to head global policy as the home-sharing app continues its steady march toward a global expansion marked by often difficult regulatory tussles. Lehane, a former campaign aide to President Clinton and Vice President Al Gore's press secretary, is the latest high-profile political operative to join the top ranks of Silicon Valley's most aggressive -- and often controversial -- companies.
Aug 27, 2015

AirBnB hires former Clinton White House aide and the Beltway brain drain continues wpo.st/0IzW0

Aug 27, 2015

Chris Lehane to AirBnB (though he's lived in non-Beltway California for years). washingtonpost.com/news/the-switc…

How the government helped end Dish, Sinclair TV blackouts

washingtonpost.com — On Wednesday morning, a contract squabble between Dish and Sinclair Broadcasting was poised to become a brutal and long battle that would deprive millions of TV viewers of local programming. After all, the retransmission fees disputes between TV programmers and distributors have become commonplace in recent years and almost always lead to blackouts.

How the stock selloff could kill off some tech unicorns

washingtonpost.com — Tech stocks are among the hardest hit in Monday morning's dramatic stock market selloff, with shares of Apple and Facebook losing more than 5 percent of their value. But what's really terrifying the technology sector is what a global markets slide will mean for the many richly funded startups that aren't even trading yet on exchanges.

A third of all teens who meet strangers online meet in person

twincities.com — The majority of teenagers don't consider meeting strangers online a taboo, with six in ten saying they have met at least one new friend on the Web. Teens are also texting and communicating through online games and social networks more frequently than they are spending time together in person.

Why kids are meeting more strangers online than ever before.

washingtonpost.com — The majority of teenagers don't consider meeting strangers online a taboo, with six in ten saying they have met at least one new friend on the Web. Teens are also texting and communicating through online games and social networks more frequently than they are spending time together in person.
Aug 07, 2015

Via @washingtonpost: Third of all teens who meet strangers online are meeting them in person, too wpo.st/xPpT0

HBO Now is booming and not eating into cable subscriptions

washingtonpost.com — The new streaming service for HBO is booming but new subscriptions aren't coming from cable TV cord cutters, contrary to the fears of TV industry executives who have been reluctant to allow their programs to stream on the Web.

Obama administration joins the push for diversity in Silicon Valley

washingtonpost.com — The Obama administration Tuesday joined a push to increase diversity in the tech sector, hosting an array of venture capital investors and Silicon Valley firms that will commit to hiring and promoting more women and minorities.

Tom Cruise shows he still has it, with ‘Mission Impossible’ latest in year’s big box office hits

washingtonpost.com — Tom Cruise's fifth "Mission: Impossible" film soared in its first weekend, with $56 million in ticket sales, one of the highest-grossing openings this year. Universal has brought in a combined $3 billion globally for "Jurassic World" and "Furious 7," just two of many hits this year for the comeback studio.

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.
Aug 01, 2015

RT @washingtonpost: The FCC is thinking about regulating online video like cable TV, and Apple and Amazon are not happy about it wapo.st/1LTpjvR

Jul 30, 2015

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

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

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Aug 27, 2015

In which @Kvox gives invaluable tips: "I’ve Spent A Lifetime Building a Mighty Network. Here Are My Secrets" medium.com/backchannel/i-…

Aug 27, 2015

Facebook wouldn't let a Catholic priest use the title 'father.' Now he's fighting back. wpo.st/r-0X0 @mboorstein

Aug 27, 2015

AirBnB hires former Clinton White House aide and the Beltway brain drain continues wpo.st/0IzW0

Aug 27, 2015

Horrifying and a humanitarian crisis: Bodies of at Least 20 Thought to Be Migrants Are Found in Truck in Austria nyti.ms/1KPXKzH

Aug 27, 2015

RT @WPLyndaRobinson: A killer's ultimate selfie. @JoelAchenbach on the sickening video so many of us watched on @Twitter and can't unwatch washingtonpost.com/national/healt…

Aug 26, 2015

@JohnLegere John, do you disagree? you don't mind when your dinner company is staring at their phone? it drives me nuts.


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