Features by Queena Kim
Posted In: PRISM, Silicon Valley
Revelations that some tech companies have been turning over our data to the government -- however reluctantly -- has put Silicon Valley under a microscope.
Posted In: media, news media, newspapers, washington post, paywalls
The Washington Post is erecting a paywall. It’s one in a long list of newspapers that are trying this business model. So, how's it working out for them?
Posted In: acquisition, waze, Google
Google scoops up the crowd-sourced social mapping app, where users volunteer their location and traffic details. How does volunteer surveillance data compare to the PRISM/NSA variety?
Posted In: Google Glass
The headlines make it seem revolutionary, but it's not.
Posted In: Verizon, text messages, cell phones, data mining
Government tracking of Verizon telephone records raises the question of just how valuable phone information really is. Would it be more useful to track text message records?
Posted In: film, movies, internship
A new comedy opens at the box office this weekend. It's called "The Internship," and its a hilarious take on starting over in the workforce.
Posted In: Google, movies
The new Vince Vaughn and Owen Wilson movie, “The Internship” opens Friday, but one of the stars of the film isn't an actor, it's a propeller hat all new Google employees wear.
Posted In: Intel, Tech, mobile, samsung, tablets
Samsung has chosen to use Intel chips in one of their tablet devices, marking the chipmaker's first major foray into the mobile arena.
Posted In: news media, Barry Diller, IAC
Media mogul Barry Diller, who runs Newsweek’s parent company IAC/Interactive Corp., says buying the publication was a mistake and is exploring a sale.
Posted In: women, pew, single mothers, salary
A new report from Pew shows that moms are now the primary breadwinnner in 40% of U.S. households, but not all super-moms are created equal.