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

‘War Room’ displays box office clout of a faith-based audience

washingtonpost.com — In a year of great box office triumphs, a low-budget movie with an African American cast and overt Christian teachings has emerged as a breakout surprise. "War Room," a movie beckoning audiences to prayer, nearly topped ticket sales last weekend even though its release was limited to a relatively small number of theaters.
Sep 02, 2015

The new faith film ‘War Room’ from the Kendrick brothers nearly topped box office sales last weekend wpo.st/GuaY0 by @ceciliakang

Sep 02, 2015

RT @spulliam: The new faith film ‘War Room’ from the Kendrick brothers nearly topped box office sales last weekend wpo.st/GuaY0 by @ceciliakang

Sep 02, 2015

"War Room is Coming!” @ceciliakang goes to see the low-budget Christian box office sensation you've never heard of wapo.st/1JMYDrY

The celebrities secretly funding Silicon Valley’s next stars

washingtonpost.com — Actor Ashton Kutcher was one of the first celebrities to embrace social media as a way to build his fan base. But outside the spotlight, he's also been a prolific investor in tech startups including Uber.

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.
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Sep 02, 2015

RT @spulliam: The new faith film ‘War Room’ from the Kendrick brothers nearly topped box office sales last weekend wpo.st/GuaY0 by @ceciliakang

Sep 01, 2015

RT @tackettdc: Sony’s ‘Concussion’ film changed to prevent angering NFL, emails show nyti.ms/1LSFOKt

Sep 01, 2015

Exclusive: U.S. launches secret drone campaign to hunt Islamic State leaders in Syria wpo.st/8dXY0 @gregpmiller

Sep 01, 2015

Saying Idris Elba is 'too street' is offensive. To say his isn't "suave" enough is beyond wrong: wpo.st/FMXY0

Aug 31, 2015

RT @kwerb: On today's @digitalshow111, I'll speak with @ceciliakang @sgold1b @benbajarin and @chrislehmann. Tune in 5-7pm ET on SiriusXM 111.


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