Rebecca Linke

Senior Associate Editor

Rebecca Linke is a Senior Associate Editor at Computerworld who writes about social media and personal technology, among other topics. She also helps manage Computerworld's Facebook and Google+ pages.

Why the Uber engineer accused of stealing Waymo secrets stepped back from self-driving cars

Amazon Echo Look: Do people really want an Amazon camera in their bedroom?

Amazon Echo Look: Do people really want an Amazon camera in their bedroom?

Amazon has come out with a new version of its Amazon Echo -- one that takes your picture and helps you analyze your outfits. But is it creepy, or cool?

Why AT&T's 5G Evolution isn't really 5G

Why AT&T's 5G Evolution isn't really 5G

AT&T has announced 5G Evolution, a fast network which it will roll out to select customers in select cities. But it isn't really 5G.

Waymo's goal with its autonomous-driving, ride-hailing program

Waymo's goal with its autonomous-driving, ride-hailing program

Alphabet's Waymo is now offering rides in its autonomous minivans to users in Phoenix. Here is what it hopes to find out.

Fingerprint Apple's iPhones? Add it to the list of things Uber has done

Fingerprint Apple's iPhones? Add it to the list of things Uber has done

Uber has been having a rough couple of months, and a new profile of its founder in the New York Times adds fuel to the fire.

Nintendo discontinues the NES Classic -- this could be why

Nintendo discontinues the NES Classic -- this could be why

Nintendo has discontinued the wildly popular NES Classic without offering any real reason for the decision. We try to get to the bottom of the issue.

Your phone's sensors can spy on you -- here's how

Your phone's sensors can spy on you -- here's how

Your phone's sensors can be used to decipher your PIN, if you use one. Here is how.

AMD acquires Nitero to up its VR cred

AMD acquires Nitero to up its VR cred

AMD is acquiring Nitero, a company that provides technology to connect VR headsets wirelessly to PCs. But what is AMD's plan for the company?

Want to make money from YouTube? Just get 10k views first

Want to make money from YouTube? Just get 10k views first

YouTube is changing its rules, requiring creators to get 10,000 views before they start making money from videos posted to the platform.

YouTube TV is here -- but is it something people want?

YouTube TV is here -- but is it something people want?

YouTube has launched its TV subscription services that should rival traditional cable services. But it still has some shortcomings.

This material for smartphone screens can repair itself

This material for smartphone screens can repair itself

A scratched smartphone screen can be a frustration, but thanks to a new technology, it is one we may not have to deal with for much longer.

Apple orders 70 million bendable OLED screens from Samsung for its new iPhone

Apple orders 70 million bendable OLED screens from Samsung for its new iPhone

We are getting closer and closer to the (still months away) launch of the iPhone 8. So, naturally, we keep learning more about what Apple's highly anticipated new phone will include.

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