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Recent articles by Roger:

LG once out-iPhoned the iPhone. Now it's exiting the phone business completely

The company couldn't get anyone to notice despite several valiant attempts. → Read More

LG's phone business is dead: The gripping tale of bold misfires and unfulfilled promise

The company couldn't get anyone to notice despite several valiant attempts. → Read More

Bold misfires and unfulfilled promise: The gripping tale of LG's rise and fall in phones

The perennial second fiddle to Samsung couldn't break through despite several valiant attempts. → Read More

Verizon Business CEO talks 5G, rural broadband service and mobile edge computing

Tami Erwin, head of Verizon Business, talks about the opportunity to use 5G to connect rural customers. → Read More

Verizon Business CEO on what the heck is mobile edge computing

The technology will work with 5G to eliminate any sense of lag time on your favorite apps today, and more advanced applications like self-driving cars tomorrow. → Read More

The 'Chinese virus' label has led to violence and death. It needs to stop

Commentary: We're seeing the results of what happens when loaded terms subtly -- or not so subtly -- link the Asian American community to the coronavirus. → Read More

For Fukushima's nuclear disaster, robots offer a sliver of hope

Japan's 2011 earthquake and tsunami caused the worst nuclear disaster in history. Send in the robots. → Read More

How VR brought me inside a scary-real radioactive Fukushima reactor

Here’s what it’s like inside the melted-down reactors of the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant. → Read More

How Fukushima's underground ice wall struggles to keep nuclear radiation at bay

The ice wall is one way of keeping the massive amount of toxic water stored in the facility. But Japan has floated the idea of dumping it into the Pacific Ocean. → Read More

Cellphone inventor reflects on pandemic-driven innovation

Martin Cooper, who led the creation of the Motorola Dynatac 8000x, made history back in 1973 when he made the first-ever cellphone call. → Read More

Cellphone inventor says 5G should be focused on providing more access

Martin Cooper, who led the creation of the DynaTAC, says the industry is too focused on higher speeds and new areas like self-driving cars, and not enough on providing basic internet to people. → Read More

Cellphone inventor calls the digital divide 'unacceptable'

Martin Cooper, who led the creation of the DynaTAC, shares his thoughts on that first phone and the broadband gap problem. → Read More

Cellphone inventor tells the wild inside story of Motorola's DynaTAC

Martin Cooper, who led the creation of the DynaTAC, shares his thoughts on that first phone and what would've happened if AT&T had remained a monopoly. → Read More

As COVID-19 ravages the world, closing the digital divide is more critical than ever

CNET is continuing its series that looks at why the broadband gap persists and how we go about closing it. → Read More

Jeff Bezos is stepping down: Here are some of Amazon's biggest accomplishments

From dismantling the brick-and-mortar retail business to getting us hooked on online services, Amazon changed a lot under Bezos, → Read More

Jeff Bezos steps down as CEO just as Amazon cements itself in our lives

Bezos loved to take risks and play the long game, resulting in one of the most powerful tech companies in the world. → Read More

Reddit's AMC, GameStop surge happened because of anger over Wall Street

Commentary: The gains are rooted in disdain for existing financial institutions, tapping into the same emotions as the Occupy Wall Street protests from a decade ago. And institutional investors are freaking out. → Read More

Reddit's AMC, GameStop stock surge is all about screwing over Wall Street

Commentary: The gains are rooted in disdain for existing financial institutions, tapping into the same emotions as the Occupy Wall Street protests from a decade ago. And it has institutional investors freaking out. → Read More

Reddit's AMC, GameStop stock roller coaster ride has Wall Street running scared

Commentary: The gains are rooted in disdain for existing financial institutions, tapping into the same emotions as the protests from a decade ago. And it has institutional investors freaking out. → Read More

Reddit's GameStop short squeeze is the new Occupy movement, and it terrifies Wall Street

Commentary: The gains are rooted in disdain for existing financial institutions, tapping into the same emotions as the protests from a decade ago. And it has Wall Street running scared. → Read More