Elise Hu

Elise Hu appears in the following:

Tech Week: Uber's Tricks, JPMorgan Hacked & A Desk Microwave

Saturday, August 30, 2014

Also in this week's roundup, Amazon's $1 billion purchase surprises some tech watchers. Yet we're most excited about finding a way to avoid physical exertion at lunch.


Weekly Innovation: A Sad Desk Microwave For Your Sad Desk Lunch

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

If this product design becomes a reality, you won't even have to leave your desk to heat up your Lean Cuisine.


Amazon Buys Twitch, Proving Gaming Live Streams Are Golden

Monday, August 25, 2014

Twitch broadcasts gamers to huge audiences around the world, and it boasts big potential when it comes to advertising dollars. Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos calls watching gameplay "a global phenomenon."


Many Seek Justice In Ferguson, Mo., But Will Have To Wait Awhile

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

Demonstrators want an indictment of the police officer who fatally shot Michael Brown earlier this month. But investigations — one of them a federal civil rights case — can take weeks, if not months.


Ferguson Teachers Use Day Off As Opportunity For A Civics Lesson

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

School has been canceled for the week in Ferguson, Mo., as civil unrest continues. While the students are out of the classroom, teachers are helping to clean up the streets.


Amid Continued Chaos In Ferguson, A Second Autopsy Is Released

Monday, August 18, 2014

Requested by the family, a preliminary, independent autopsy has found that Michael Brown, an unarmed black teenager, was shot six times by a white police officer in Ferguson, Mo.


More Mayhem In Ferguson: Tear Gas, Riot Gear, Gunshots

Sunday, August 17, 2014

Clashes among protesters, journalists and police in the St. Louis suburb erupted into chaos hours before a midnight curfew began Sunday night.


In Ferguson, Local Faith Leaders Call For 'Different Dialogue'

Sunday, August 17, 2014

Amid ongoing tension over the shooting death of an unarmed teen, churches are telling their parishioners that now is the time for tough conversations.


On Net Neutrality, California Cares; Texas? Not So Much

Wednesday, August 13, 2014

A geographical analysis of comments to the Federal Communications Commission shows wide disparities on the issue of an open Internet.


A Fascinating Look Inside Those 1.1 Million Open-Internet Comments

Tuesday, August 12, 2014

These cluster maps give us a two-dimensional look at the complex arguments Americans posted on the topic of net neutrality. One theme in the comments had to do with the American dream.


1.2 Billion Web Credentials Said To Be In Russian Gang's Hands

Tuesday, August 05, 2014

From its base in south central Russia, the relatively small group has reportedly collected passwords along with user names and email addresses.


Tech Week: The CIA Apologizes, Twitter Soars, Foursquare Swarm

Saturday, August 02, 2014

In this week's roundup of digital culture headlines, the hardcore Foursquare users have a problem with Swarm. Twitter got a big boost. And why buy shoes when you can print your own?


Some Loyal Foursquare Users Are Checking Out After Swarm Spinoff

Wednesday, July 30, 2014

The company's move to break its app in two is costing it the users who loved Foursquare the most. "Why do I need two apps when I had one that provided both services?" asked one user.


Solving The Scourge That Is Slow Hotel Wi-Fi

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Hotels are happy to charge you $300 a night for a stay, but their Wi-Fi speeds are often too slow to stream a movie. Now, two competing sites are trying to solve the problem.


It's Boom Times For Pop-Up Shops As Mobile Shopping Clicks

Monday, July 28, 2014

One-click online shopping is changing how we shop. Stores with leases as short as a day are proliferating — meaning a storefront can be a designer clothing store one day and a test kitchen the next.


1 Million Net Neutrality Comments Filed, But Will They Matter?

Monday, July 21, 2014

The last time the FCC saw this much public interest was after the Janet Jackson Super Bowl wardrobe malfunction. But research shows comments aren't likely to sway the agency's policy decision.


Better Culture Could Have Prevented Viral Comcast Call

Friday, July 18, 2014

A Comcast service call making the rounds this week sounded really familiar to millions of Americans. But some companies have figured out how to make the universally unpleasant experience a lot better.


Don't Fire The Comcast Guy, Says Caller Who Tried To Cancel

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

The man whose frustrating call to Comcast went viral says the customer service rep should not be fired. Ryan Block says the problem he encountered is far more systemic than one person.


FCC Extending Net Neutrality Commenting Time After Site Buckles

Tuesday, July 15, 2014

Heavy traffic to the FCC's commenting site crashed it on Tuesday. That was the original deadline for the public to weigh in on a controversial Internet proposal. You now have until Friday to comment.


Apple Teams Up With Former Rival IBM On Business Apps

Tuesday, July 15, 2014

The companies announced a deal Tuesday to sell Apple devices loaded with IBM software to big businesses all over the world