Jefferson Graham, USA TODAY

Jefferson Graham

USA TODAY

Manhattan Beach, CA, United States

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Recent:
  • USA TODAY
  • Enquirer
Past:
  • Yahoo Finance
  • The Des Moines Register
  • North Jersey News
  • The News Leader
  • The Asbury Park Press NJ
  • WWL-TV
  • 12NewsNow
  • KARE 11
  • KVUE News
  • NBC Charlotte
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Recent articles by Jefferson:

Google offers free YouTube Music for Google Home speakers

Matches offer from Amazon with a twist--the songs are ad-free, and available not just on Google Home but any speaker that works with Google Assistant. → Read More

The ghost of Roy Orbison gets a new partner, Buddy Holly

Holograms used to bring dead performers back on stage, using movie like CGI technology. Ticket sales were slow at first, but promoter not giving up. → Read More

Amazon Alexa now has free music for Echo owners who don't need Prime.

Previously, Echo owners could only hear music without subscribing if they were Prime members. But now Amazon has opened a free tier for them. → Read More

Google and Amazon make up — YouTube coming to Fire TV

Longtime adversaries agree to agree, but only for TV streaming; YouTube still not available on Echo Show, nor Google products for sale on Amazon. → Read More

Farmville game spam battle couldn't stop Words with Friends maker Zynga

Zynga survived a Facebook algorithm change by focusing on the hits and updating them, while bringing in acquisitions for new games. → Read More

Apple accused of securities fraud and misleading public

On January 2nd, Apple CEO Tim Cook revised guidance for quarter, based on lower iPhone sales. Lawsuit says he should have revealed it earlier. → Read More

T-Mobile-Sprint merger in trouble

No. 3 and No. 4 wireless carriers are looking to combine to better fight off dominant Verizon and AT&T in their quest for customers. → Read More

Alexa, play free music for me? Amazon may challenge Spotify and Pandora, report says

Amazon currently offers free music to Prime subscribers, a limited offering, as well as a full featured subscription service, Amazon Music Unlimited. → Read More

Cutting the cord and watching sports isn't easy. Sling, Fubo try to help

Blackouts on local teams are one woe, along with missing games controlled by cable and satellite companies. One workaround suggested: a VPN app. → Read More

Cutting the cord: Save money with Sling or Philo

YouTube TV, DirecTV Now raised rates this year, but Sling and Philo are still bargain priced. Time for a la carte streaming? → Read More

Disney+'s rave reviews put pressure on Apple

Disney's launch event for Disney + streaming service got rave reviews while Apple's left people scratching their heads. Reason: giant library and low price. . → Read More

Uber reveals IPO, offers a driver bonus up to $10,000

Uber has expanded beyond rides to food delivery and it's also exploring self-driving cars. The company is based in San Francisco. → Read More

$1,000 for a smartphone? How about $100?

The Samsung Galaxy J2, Alcatel Dawn or Nokia 2 all work just fine to do what you need for under $100. Drawbacks: slower processing, and smaller screens → Read More

American Media looking to sell National Enquirer and its tabloids

The longtime tabloid has been locked in a battle with Amazon's Jeff Bezos, who accuses Enquirer of "extortion." → Read More

Nope, the iPhone doesn't have the best camera

Extra wide lens, steadier image stabilization and crisper images win it for us, plus stronger in low light. iPhone images are easier to transfer though. → Read More

Ring CEO won't quit until 'we’ve curbed crime' in a significant way

A year since Amazon bought Ring, CEO Jamie Siminoff says he won't quit until he sees a major drop in crime from more sales of his video doorbell products. → Read More

7 things you didn't know you could do with Gmail

The world's most popular e-mail program, which turned 15 this week, continues to innovate with new features. We run down 8 you should know about. → Read More

Lessons from Trump's bad USB drive; Bezos hacked phone: trust no one

An attempted hack, a USB drive infested with malware and a fake Uber drive show why internet users need to verify every move before going forward. → Read More

Fake Apple iPhone scheme tied to Oregon college students, feds allege

Two students face federal charges, after being accused of importing more than 1,000 fake iPhones from China and exchanging them to later be sold. → Read More

Snapchat launches new gaming platform

Hope is for platform to keep younger viewers spending more time on Snapchat, company officials said, in introducing new games and Lenses. → Read More