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New York City
Executive Editor — CNET
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.

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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Apple will open a store near New York's World Trade Center — Apple will soon mark its mark in New York's famed World Trade Center area. The tech titan plans to open a store in the World Trade Center Transportation Hub, according to Jason Barlia, head of Apple's marketing for New York stores. He spoke at the opening of Apple's first Brooklyn store.

Apple's doomsday will just have to wait (The 3:59, Ep. 85)

T-Mobile bulks up as new customers gobble pizza freebies and more - CNET

Free pizza, stock work their magic as customers flock to T-Mobile — Never underestimate the power of free pizza. When T-Mobile in early June launched its freebie program, which gave away pizza, streaming movies and, for some, shares of the company, it likely didn't have a sense of how quickly its customers would embrace the idea. Its T-Mobile Tuesday app crashed on launch day.

Apple iPad shows faint signs of life

Verizon sí necesita de Yahoo... para salir del bache de crecimiento — ¿Cómo das seguimiento a la noticia de que acabas de comprar un pionero de Internet por US$4,830 millones? Si eres Verizon, dando a conocer los resultados de tu segundo trimestre. El gigante de telecomunicaciones con sede en Nueva York anunció el lunes mismo sus planes de adquirir el núcleo principal del negocio de Internet de Yahoo.

Is Apple going to disappoint again? (The 3:59, Ep. 84)

BlackBerry's cheaper DTEK 50 eschews the keyboard, but keeps Android - CNET — Posted on 26 luglio 2016 The full touchscreen mid-range phone is the latest product from the struggling phone maker. BlackBerry touts the DTEK 50 as the most secure Android phone in the world.

BlackBerry estrena teléfono DTEK50 con Android — Sin hacer mucha alharaca, BlackBerry desveló el martes el teléfono DTEK50, su segundo teléfono que incorpora Android como sistema operativo y que lleva la seguridad como bandera, haciendo a un lado el teclado físico.

BlackBerry DTEK50 eschews the keyboard, but keeps Android — BlackBerry is back with another phone. But does anyone care? The struggling phone maker on Tuesday unveiled the BlackBerry DTEK 50, its second phone powered by Google's Android mobile software. Unlike its first Android phone, the Priv, the DTEK 50 does away with its signature physical keyboard and opts for a full screen.
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Jul 29, 2016

Try to beat Star Trek's no-win Kobayashi Maru test, flowchart-style  via @CNET

Jul 28, 2016

And, just like that, Amazon's stock is back in positive territory. You're welcome, $AMZN

Jul 28, 2016

Amazon shares are down a bit despite surging profits. Investors selling on the news? $AMZN #Profittaking

Jul 28, 2016

Amazon posts third-consecutive profitable quarter. EPS of $1.78 & revenue of 30.4B tops Wall Street forecasts $AMZN.

Jul 28, 2016

Will you play a part in Oculus' next VR movie? (The 3:59, Ep. 86) by @RogerWCheng

Jul 27, 2016

RT @CNN: Ret. Rear Admiral John Hutson to Trump: "Donald, you're not fit to polish John McCain's boots" #DemsInPhilly 

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