Features by Queena Kim
Posted In: tesla, Elon Musk
In its petition to the White House, Tesla said, “state legislators are trying to unfairly protect automobile dealers in their states from competition."
Posted In: hacking, hackers, hacktivism, cybersecurity
Engineers like to take things apart to learn how they work. When applied to computer networks, the urge can increasingly get young techies in trouble.
Posted In: hacking, kids
The online security firm ESET runs a camp for young hackers that encourages them to use their skills for good, not evil.
Posted In: Microsoft, apple, Google, windows
Microsoft holds its big developer conference and we get the 'start' button back.
Posted In: global climate change, global warming, executive orders, EPA, Obama
After years of butting heads with congressional Republicans, President Obama will announce climate change policies through administrative action.
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?