Raised in the tropics of Malaysia, Nicole arrived in the United States in search of love, happiness and ubiquitous broadband. That last one is still a dream, but two out of three isn't bad. Her love for words and technology reached a fever pitch in San Francisco, where she learned you could make a living writing about gadgets, video games and the internet. Truly, a dream come true. Other interests include baseball, coffee, cooking and chasing after her precocious little cat.
Microsoft's dream of owning the living room hinges on Cortana
Alexa had better watch her back.
Snap has struggled to gain users since going public
Facebook's onslaught probably has something to do with it.
PBS Kids releases baby's first HDMI dongle
Junior can now watch 'Bob the Builder' without any ads or inappropriate content.
Google hopes new languages keep you from saying 'adios' to Allo
It now supports French and Spanish in addition to German, Hindi and Japanese.
Amazon's not-so-secret touchscreen Echo could launch this week
It can apparently make internet-based phone calls as well.
Uber expands self-driving research to Canada amid US troubles
Despite problems in Pittsburgh and the Waymo lawsuit, Uber opens a new self-driving center in Toronto.
Walmart eyes a future Dash replacement that could reorder for you
It's working on an Amazon Dash rival that automatically reorders items when you need it.
Microsoft tests a secured Edge browser for business
'Application Guard' locks it in a virtual machine to protect your PC from malware.
Facebook is closing in on 2 billion users
It made nearly $8 billion in revenue in the first three months of 2017.