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Deputy Tech Editor — Time Magazine
Covers:  transparency, stem, global news, politics, social media, open government, technology

Deputy Tech Editor @TIME. Tips?

John V. Lynn '83 Memorial Scholarship for Excellence in Journalism

2010 - Student Journalism
This award is for an undergraduate who excels in journalistic activity on campus. I received it for my work as News Director and later Station Manager of SUNY Geneseo's 89.3 WGSU.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

I'm actually in the process of repairing a 1930s-era Royal.

What's the funniest news-related #hashtag you've seen?

#PewPew. Thanks, @NASA!

How do you prefer to be pitched on stories?

Always e-mail. It helps me sort pitches into folders and keep a record of conversations.

The Most Alarming Number in Apple's Earnings Report — Apple shares are up about 5% in after-hours trading Tuesday after the company beat Wall Street's (admittedly low) expectations for the second quarter of 2016. Let's put aside for a moment that Apple's quarterly profit is down 27%, that iPhone revenue is down 23%, and that unit sales of the iPhone, iPad and Mac lineups are all down.

Marissa Mayer Staying at Yahoo Despite Verizon Takeover — Marissa Mayer, a former high-profile Google executive who was brought on as Yahoo's CEO in 2012 to architect a turnaround that largely failed to materialize, says she's staying at the company despite its nearly $5 billion acquisition by Verizon. "I'm incredibly proud of everything that we've achieved, and I'm incredibly proud of our team," said Mayer in a statement posted Monday.

The Most Interesting Revelations in Tesla's 'Master Plan' — Tesla CEO Elon Musk on Wednesday published his second "master plan," pulling back the curtain on his long-term plans for the electric automaker. The document comes as Tesla is being criticized over its reaction to a high-profile fatality as well as its plan to merge with residential solar firm SolarCity.

Bradley Tusk Is Tech Startups’ Political Mastermind — Startups like Uber, Airbnb and FanDuel are increasingly engaged in high-profile battles with regulators and lawmakers, fighting over everything from worker classification rules to gambling laws. Among those helping young companies navigate the country's halls of power is Bradley Tusk, who was Michael Bloomberg's campaign manager during his successful 2009 New York City mayoral re-election and served as deputy governor for Illinois.

SI Play's New App Organizes the Hectic World of Youth Sports — A new app from SI Play launching this week aims to bring the world of youth sports into the mobile age, putting schedules, scores and statistics in the palm of parents', coaches' and players' hands.

Netflix Stock Falls After Company Misses Subscriber Estimate — Netflix's stock is down about 15% in after-hours trading Monday after the company posted lower than expected subscriber numbers for the second quarter of the year. The streaming video service ended the quarter with 1.7 million users worldwide, a significant miss from the 2.5 million figure it had predicted.

Vevo Redesigns Music Video App in Battle With YouTube — Nearly 35 years since MTV first declared that "Video Killed the Radio Star," you might be forgiven for believing the golden age of music videos is behind us. The network that built its kingdom on them, after all, is now better known for shows like Catfish and Real World.

Nintendo Announces New NES Nintendo Entertainment System — Riding high on the overnight success of , Nintendo on Thursday announced yet another move bound to tickle gamers' nostalgia bones: It's releasing a slimmed-down version of its classic Nintendo Entertainment System along with dozens of old-school games. The NES Classic Edition, as it's called, will be available on Nov.

Tesla Offering Cheaper Version of Model X SUV — Electric automaker Tesla on Wednesday unveiled a less expensive version of its Model X SUV. The vehicle, called the Model X 60D, has a range of 200 miles and top speed of 130 miles per hour. It starts at $74,000 before applicable government rebates.

Hyperloop One Co-Founder Brogan BamBrogan Files Suit — The co-founder of a high-profile transportation startup on July 12 filed a lawsuit against the company and several of its leaders, alleging infractions ranging from breaching their duty to shareholders to assault.
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