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.

Android 8.0 'O' -- what we know so far

Android 8.0 'O' -- what we know so far

Android 8.0 O is reportedly arriving at Google I/O this year -- here is what we expect it to bring to the operating system.

Meet Sedric -- your driverless chauffeur from Volkswagen

Meet Sedric -- your driverless chauffeur from Volkswagen

Volkswagen has a new concept car -- if you can call it that.

Facebook's 'dislike' button -- for Messenger only?

Facebook's 'dislike' button -- for Messenger only?

People have been asking for it for years, and now Facebook is finally testing it out: the 'dislike' button.

DNA: The hard drive of the future

DNA: The hard drive of the future

With so much data being produced daily, we need a better ways to efficient to store it all. Enter DNA.

Marissa Mayer asks for her annual bonus to be distributed to Yahoo employees

Marissa Mayer asks for her annual bonus to be distributed to Yahoo employees

Marissa Mayer has asked for her bonus to be distributed to Yahoo employees.

Snap reportedly working on a drone -- to take epic selfies?

Snap reportedly working on a drone -- to take epic selfies?

Snap, the company behind Snapchat, is reportedly working on a drone. More ways to capture video means more video to upload to Snapchat.

The new Raspberry Pi Zero W -- what you get for $10

The new Raspberry Pi Zero W -- what you get for $10

The Raspberry Pi Zero W, based on the Raspberry Pi Zero, has one very important upgrade.

OK Google, when will my phone get Google Assistant?

OK Google, when will my phone get Google Assistant?

Google is bringing Assistant to more Android phones starting this week. Will your device be one of them?

SpaceX launches from a historic NASA pad -- then sticks the landing

SpaceX launches from a historic NASA pad -- then sticks the landing

SpaceX is back in business, launching a rocket to the ISS from a historic NASA pad, then successfully landing the first stage only minutes later.

Project Loon: Coming soon(ish) to an area probably not near you

The people over at Google's Project Loon have figured out a way to make the internet-connecting balloons more viable.

Looking for a job? Facebook's got you covered

Looking for a job? Facebook's got you covered

Facebook is now making it easy for employers to post jobs to Facebook, and equally easy for potential hires to apply.

IBM Watson: Regular A.I. by day, cybercrime fighter by night

IBM Watson: Regular A.I. by day, cybercrime fighter by night

IBM Watson has a new job -- fighting cybercrime.

The next iPhone could cost a boatload

Reports are circulating that the 10th anniversary iPhone will cost over $1,000 -- but will consumers actually shell out that much cash?

How Google made 'zoom and enhance' a reality

How Google made 'zoom and enhance' a reality

Cop shows always want to zoom in and enhance pictures of the bad guys. Thanks to Google Brain, we can now do that.

What the Samsung Galaxy S8 leaks reveal

What the Samsung Galaxy S8 leaks reveal

Leaked images of the Samsung Galaxy S8 phones have given us a pretty good idea of what to expect.

Why Google was told to hand over emails stored overseas to the FBI

Why Google was told to hand over emails stored overseas to the FBI

Google was told by a U.S. judge to hand over emails stored on international servers to the FBI. Microsoft, however, won a similar case last year, where they did not have to comply with FBI requests. So why the change?

Facebook just got a lot better at knowing exactly what is in your photos

Facebook just got a lot better at knowing exactly what is in your photos

Facebook has updated its image processing software so it can better identify exactly what is in the photos you post.

Facebook's video strategy -- what you need to know

Facebook's video strategy -- what you need to know

Mark Zuckerberg has shared more details of Facebook's video strategy.

This computer makes it possible for paralyzed patients to communicate

This computer makes it possible for paralyzed patients to communicate

Paralyzed patients are able to use a brain-computer interface to communicate with their caregivers.

MindFlix lets you control Netflix with your thoughts

MindFlix lets you control Netflix with your thoughts

At its most recent Hack Day, some enterprising Netflix employees came up with MindFlix, a way to control Netflix with only your thoughts.

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