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New York City
Executive Editor — CNET
As seen in:  CNET, 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.

LG unveils first 4G smartwatch, based on WebOS software

cnet.com — The LG Watch Urbane LTE runs on the LG Wearable Platform, which traces its roots back to the beloved old mobile operating system. WebOS, the cult favorite smartphone operating system pioneered by Palm, is making a comeback in mobile thanks to LG and its latest smartwatch.

Agony and HTC: How an underdog phone maker aims to reinvent itself

cnet.com — The company will use Mobile World Congress next week as a coming-out party for its new identity as a consumer gadget and mobile-app maker. It may be the most important party it ever hosts.

Google Wallet, Softcard partner to take on Apple Pay

cnet.com — The alliance will allow Google Wallet to come loaded onto Android smartphones at all four US national wireless carriers. The war for mobile payments -- the ability to pay at the cash register with your smarpthone -- is heating up.

Google Wallet, Softcard partner on mobile payment

cnet.com — The alliance will allow Google Wallet to come loaded onto Android smartphones at all four US national wireless carriers. The war for mobile payments -- the ability to pay at the cash register with your smarpthone -- is heating up.

HTC's next 'One' makes its debut: Join us March 1 (live blog)

cnet.com — The company is widely expected to release the newest version of its marquee metallic smartphone at the Mobile World Congress show. But will there be more? HTC will have to go big if wants to stay out of Samsung's shadow.

HTC's hits and misses in the Android smartphone era

cnet.com — HTC is known for building quality smartphones -- even if some people don't notice them. Here are some of the best and worst products since it built the first Android smartphone ever. - Page 1

Agony and HTC: How an underdog phone maker aims to reinvent itself

cnet.com — The underdog smartphone maker is using the Mobile World Congress wireless trade show next week as a coming-out party for its new identity as a consumer gadget and mobile-app maker. It may be the most important party it ever hosts.

You may already be holding someone's next hot smartphone

cnet.com — The business for used smartphones is exploding as more consumers consider the second-best option behind the latest and greatest. For smartphones, used is increasingly becoming the new. While gadget enthusiasts still clamor for the latest and greatest gear, a growing number of consumers are considering buying secondhand smartphones.

So did T-Mobile really surpass Sprint as the No. 3 wireless carrier?

cnet.com — The answer is a little complicated, but T-Mobile will almost certainly officially pass Sprint in the current quarter. T-Mobile is making the case that it's already the nation's third-largest wireless carrier by subscriber base.

T-Mobile swings to Q4 profit as customer growth zooms along

cnet.com — The wireless carrier expects the momentum to continue into 2015, with the estimated addition of 2.2 million to 3.2 million new customers who pay at the end of the month. T-Mobile ended the year on a high note.
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Feb 28, 2015

RT @stshank: Grand evening with @CNET, @CNET_Es. Here are @RogerWCheng & @miblogestublog fighting over who gets the rose at #MWC15 http://t…

Feb 28, 2015

Check out my feature on HTC's attempt to transform itself ahead of its #mwc15 event tomorrow cnet.com/news/agony-and… pic.twitter.com/g2EjvFqn09

Feb 28, 2015

Just had some jamon iberico. Will my cholesterol shoot up to unhealthy levels? Probably. Is it the last time I eat it in Barcelona?Unlikely.



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