Rebecca Linke

Senior Associate Online Editor

Rebecca Linke is an associate online editor at Computerworld who writes about social media and personal technology, among other topics. She also helps manage Computerworld's Facebook and Google+ pages.

HP's Sure View -- protecting your laptop screen from prying eyes

Tesla punches up speed and range with new battery pack

Tesla punches up speed and range with new battery pack

Car makers are always striving to go faster and farther, and that is exactly what Tesla has done with its new 100kWh battery pack, which allows the Model S to accelerate from 0-60 in only 2.5 seconds.

Android 7.0 Nougat -- when your phone will get the upgrade

Android 7.0 Nougat -- when your phone will get the upgrade

Google has finally released Android 7.0 Nougat. Nexus users will be the first to enjoy the upgrade, but if you are not one of the lucky few, when can you expect to receive it?

Samsung to sell refurbished smartphones -- what you should know

Samsung to sell refurbished smartphones -- what you should know

Samsung is reportedly going to start refurbishing old smartphones to sell at a discounted rate to customers who want high-end products, but not at high-end prices. So what are the high-end details?

Uber works its way toward no more drivers

Uber works its way toward no more drivers

Uber is rolling out self-driving cars in Pittsburgh, buying a self-driving truck startup, Otto, and will partner with Volvo to work on, you guessed it, self-driving cars. It doesn't take a genius to see what these three things have...

Instagram Event channels -- another Snapchat clone?

Instagram Event channels -- another Snapchat clone?

Instagram is at it again -- lifting ideas right from Snapchat's playbook. This time it's Event channels, which sounds suspiciously like another Snapchat feature.

No steering wheel, no pedals -- no problem. Ford to develop fully autonomous car

No steering wheel, no pedals -- no problem. Ford to develop fully autonomous car

Ford announced that it is working on fully autonomous vehicles for 2021, and it will be stripping some otherwise essential elements out of the car.

Knock knock! Google video chat app Duo calling

Knock knock! Google video chat app Duo calling

Google has released a new app called Duo, designed specifically for making video calls. The app is supposed to be simple and straightforward, and since it works across platforms, you can even call your Android or iOS-wielding friends...

SpaceX sticks sixth successful Falcon 9 landing

SpaceX sticks sixth successful Falcon 9 landing

Taking a page out of Simone Biles's book, Elon Musk's SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket successfully landed on a droneship off the shore of Florida after launching a satellite into space.

The Facebook vs. Adblock Plus showdown -- what's happening

The Facebook vs. Adblock Plus showdown -- what's happening

Facebook and Adblock Plus are engaged in a little turf war. So who's going to win?

The Macbook Pro 2016 -- what we know

The Macbook Pro 2016 -- what we know

You may not have noticed, but Apple fans are hardcore. So we expect people to be excited about the news of an redesigned Macbook Pro.

Add to cart: Walmart buys Jet.com for $3.3 billion

Add to cart: Walmart buys Jet.com for $3.3 billion

Walmart is buying two-year-old e-commerce startup Jet.com in an attempt to reinvigorate its online sales division. Here's what we know about the deal.

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