Features by Queena Kim
Posted In: Agriculture, farming, weather, kentucky, Georgia
Tobacco is a drought resistant plant. But this year, the weather has been anything but dry in major tobacco growing states like Kentucky, North Carolina and Georgia.
Posted In: T-Mobile, smartphone
The cellular carrier announced a new program that will allow customers to upgrade their phones up to twice a year for a $10 monthly charge.
Posted In: apple, ebooks
A judge has ruled that Apple conspired to set e-book prices. How much are consumers willing to spend on e-books?
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?