Stephen Shankland, CNET

Stephen Shankland



Contact Stephen

Discover and connect with journalists and influencers around the world, save time on email research, monitor the news, and more.

Start free trial

  • CNET

Recent articles by Stephen:

The global chip shortage is boosting US manufacturing

A pandemic problem inspired lawmakers to propose $52 billion to help chipmakers like Intel. But Taiwan and Korea already spend triple what the US does on chipmaking tools. → Read More

Here are the most interesting USB-C accessories at CES 2022

The humble oval port is cropping up in more and more devices as it gets new data and charging abilities. → Read More

Long-distance wireless charging could power your smart home

Security cameras that don't require any cables for power or for network connections are on the way. → Read More

Intel's next-gen Raptor Lake PC chip is due for 2022 release

The successor to today's Alder Lake processor is running Windows, the chipmaker says at CES 2022. → Read More

With QD Display, Samsung debuts new premium OLED TV tech at CES 2022

The electronics giant says quantum dots offer more vivid colors than regular OLED TVs made by rival LG. But they're gonna cost you. → Read More

Canon's flagship DSLR will be its last as mirrorless cameras take over

Sony led the transition past the film-era technology toward a more deeply digital approach to photography. → Read More

Quantum computers are on the path to solving bigger problems for BMW, LG and others

Steady progress and a burst of new quantum computer types bring these revolutionary systems closer to reality. → Read More

Best USB-C accessories and cables for 2022

These devices will charge phones, laptops, earbuds, game consoles, tablets and anything else with a USB-C connector. → Read More

Apple's Swift Playgrounds 4 lets programmers submit apps to the app store

The iPad app for budding software developers also gets new demo apps and supports Apple's SwiftUI technology that bridges across iPhones, iPads and Macs. → Read More

Adobe's new Creative Cloud Express helps you make zippy, peppy graphics

This replacement for Adobe's Spark apps runs on smartphones and the web. → Read More

In 2021, Apple and Intel gave you reasons to get excited about PC chips again

After years of sluggish processor progress, new laptops are finally getting faster. → Read More

Lightroom on Apple's M1 Max Mac: Holy mackerel, this is fast

Commentary: For photo editing, it's worth upgrading if you can afford it. → Read More

Pegasus spyware on State Department phones: What you need to know

Software that targeted activists, journalists and executives was reportedly found on US government phones, too. Apple sued NSO Group, its Israeli maker. → Read More

SiFive's new RISC-V chip challenges decades-old computing designs

The Performance P650 won't beat a top-end Arm chip in a Samsung or Apple smartphone, but the startup believes its designs eventually could. → Read More

Quantum computing heavyweight arrives as merger creates Quantinuum

Investors keen on quantum computing can expect the Honeywell-Cambridge Quantum merger to produce a new publicly traded company within a year. → Read More

Apple sues Pegasus spyware developer: What you need to know

The iPhone maker and several governments aren't happy that NSO Group's software targeted activists, journalists, government employees and executives. → Read More

US blocks export of quantum computing tech to Chinese organizations

Quantum computers could crack government communications and make the US military's jets and submarines more vulnerable, the Commerce Department says. → Read More

How the global chip shortage is boosting US manufacturing

A pandemic problem led to a $52 billion plan to help chipmakers like Intel and an overhaul of the global economy. A new $17 billion Samsung fab in Texas could benefit. → Read More

The chip shortage is boosting US manufacturing: What you need to know

What began as a pandemic problem has led to a $52 billion plan to help chipmakers like Intel and overhaul the global economy. → Read More

What it's like inside a $7 billion Intel fab

The chips are tiny, the manufacturing equipment is huge and the bunny suits are frumpy. Intel wants to build more than a dozen more fabs in coming years. → Read More