Elise Hu

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Tech Week That Was: Obama Rocks The Net Neutrality Debate

Saturday, November 15, 2014

The president took a stand on net neutrality this week, saying the idea that traffic is treated equally should be protected like a public utility. Critics called it "Obamacare for the Internet."


The Data You're OK Sharing And What You Don't Want Others To See

Wednesday, November 12, 2014

People consider their personal health information to be more sensitive than their religious views or purchasing habits, according to a survey on privacy by the Pew Research Center.

Comment's Tech Improvements Mean You Can Now Window Shop

Monday, November 10, 2014

After a launch that failed last fall, the administration is hoping this year's open enrollment period goes more smoothly, by letting customers browse first.


The White House Is Backing Strong Open Internet Rules

Monday, November 10, 2014

President Obama is calling on rule-makers to reclassify broadband as a public utility. It would give the FCC much broader authority to stop "fast lanes" and "slow lanes" to the Internet.


Tech Week: The New U.S. CTO, Silk Road 2.0, Amazon Echoes Siri

Saturday, November 08, 2014

A profile of the new U.S. technology chief , how the FBI took down the latest online bazaar for black market goods, and the other tech headlines you need to read, all in this week's roundup.


Domino's Becomes A Tech Company That Happens To Make Pizza

Tuesday, November 04, 2014

Advancements in online and mobile orders have become key ingredients for the company's recent success. Domino's innovations include an online pizza tracker and a voice-ordering app.

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From Silicon Valley To White House, New U.S. Tech Chief Makes Change

Tuesday, November 04, 2014

Former Google X executive Megan Smith started this month as the U.S. chief technology officer. She's only the third person to have the job.


Doppelnamers: When Your Digital Identity Is Also Someone Else's

Friday, October 31, 2014

Finding your email double or Twitter twin is easier than ever, with Web searches and social media reminding us how un-special our names really are. So how do you stand out when others share your name?

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Apple's Tim Cook In Rare Company As Publicly Gay Chief Executive

Thursday, October 30, 2014

In an essay for Bloomberg Businessweek, Cook comes out by saying he's proud to be gay and his silence was a matter of personal privacy. Two other publicly traded U.S. companies have publicly gay CEOs.


Tech Week: Voice Mail Hang-Ups, Apple Pay And Zuckerberg's Chinese

Saturday, October 25, 2014

In this week's roundup, Apple rolls out its mobile payment system but confronts a security test in China, the problem with voice mail messages and Mark Zuckerberg shows off his Mandarin.


Mark Zuckerberg Shows Off His Mandarin Chinese Skills

Thursday, October 23, 2014

The Facebook co-founder and CEO spoke at Tsinghua University in Beijing for about 30 minutes. In Mandarin. His audience liked it.


Pew: Gaming Is Least Welcoming Online Space For Women

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

The Pew Research Center's first study on online harassment shows it happens to most Internet users. But gender disparities are starkest in online gaming.


Tech Week: Egg Freezing, Gamergate And Online Giving

Saturday, October 18, 2014

Debates about the role of women in the technology workforce and in gaming are swirling over two notable stories this week.


Snapchat And Dropbox Breaches Are Really Third-Party-App Breaches

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

While troves of data from the ephemeral messaging app Snapchat and the cloud storage provider Dropbox were leaked, the companies put the blame elsewhere.


How Millennials Are Reshaping Charity And Online Giving

Monday, October 13, 2014

The generation now coming of age is spending โ€” and giving โ€” differently. New York-based Charity: Water gets it, and it's been a boon to its cause.


Hewlett-Packard Will Split Into Two Companies

Monday, October 06, 2014

The ailing company that was founded 75 years ago has laid off more than 40,000 workers in recent years. Mergers that were meant to help it compete have not panned out.


Tech Week: Who's Offline, How Hong Kong Connects, How Google Works

Saturday, October 04, 2014

Also in this week's tech roundup, America's biggest bank says 76 million households were affected by its summer hack.


JPMorgan Chase The Latest Big Target In Cyberattacks

Friday, October 03, 2014

A summer cyberattack on the world's biggest bank was among the largest corporate hacks ever discovered. JPMorgan Chase revealed on Thursday that 76 million households were hit in the data breach.


The Cycling Desk: Work Out And Charge Your Phone During A Trip

Thursday, October 02, 2014

Stationary bikes that power your gadgets as you pedal are this week's innovation pick. They've already appeared in railway stations and airports in Europe and may be for sale later this year.


EBay Spins Off PayPal Into Fast-Changing World Of Mobile Payments

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Commerce and payments are splitting up. Ebay is breaking away from PayPal and its payments operation will turn into a separate, publicly traded company.