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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

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

Jul 30, 2015

T-Mobile blows away profit expectations as customer growth surges: cnet.co/1DRFBPo via @CNET

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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Jul 31, 2015

I woke up early to talk to CNBC.com about how Samsung and its Galaxy S franchise will fare: video.cnbc.com/gallery/?video…

Jul 31, 2015

RT @techledes: Spoiler: "Priscilla and I have some exciting news: we're expecting a baby girl!" writes @facebook chief. twitter.com/iansherr/statu…

Jul 30, 2015

Here's me on Good Morning America talking about how to properly erase your phone. Don't blink, or you'll miss me! gma.yahoo.com/video/does-des…

Jul 30, 2015

RT @maxtaves: Uber is looking for new drivers in an unlikely place: AARP. My story @CNET---> cnet.co/1DSAxdB via

Jul 30, 2015

The T-Mobile team answered a bunch of questions, but if you still have more, send em over. I'll be talking to them later today.

Jul 30, 2015

Uncarrier 9 was not the end of T-Mobile's small business strategy, it's the firing gun, says @SievertMike $TMUS



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