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.

SpaceX to launch a 'used rocket' for the first time

Facebook copies Snapchat Stories (again)-- but why?

Facebook copies Snapchat Stories (again)-- but why?

Facebook is once again copying Snapchat Stories, this time putting the feature in its main mobile app. But do we really need stories across five different apps?

Andy Rubin's new smartphone: What we know so far

Andy Rubin's new smartphone: What we know so far

Andy Rubin, the co-founder of Android, has a new company that is getting ready to announce a high-end smartphone, but the whole endeavor is shrouded in secrecy. Here is what we know so far.

Uber hits the brakes on self-driving car tests after a crash

Uber hits the brakes on self-driving car tests after a crash

An Uber crash in Arizona has halted the company's autonomous car tests everywhere -- and it couldn't have come at a worse time for a company mired in controversy.

Google removing SMS integration from Hangouts: Here's why

Google removing SMS integration from Hangouts: Here's why

If you use Google Hangouts as your main SMS client, you will be out of luck in a few months.

Apple acquires automation app Workflow -- but what are its plans?

Apple acquires automation app Workflow -- but what are its plans?

Apple has acquired Workflow, an app which allows users to automate tasks on their iPhones, and is offering it to users for free.

Google Maps now lets you share your exact location with friends

Google Maps now lets you share your exact location with friends

Google Maps has enabled a new feature that lets you share your location with friends and family. But there could be a downside.

Samsung Bixby -- what the virtual assistant can do

Samsung Bixby -- what the virtual assistant can do

Samsung has officially announced Bixby, its own take on a voice assistant. Here is what it can do

How Google research can make the internet faster

How Google research can make the internet faster

Although websites have to implement Google's new research for the effect to take place.

Google's 'taimen' smartphone -- what (little) we know so far

Google's 'taimen' smartphone -- what (little) we know so far

Google is reportedly coming out with not one, not two, but three new smartphones in 2017.

Google's Family Link helps parents manage kids' phone use

Google's Family Link helps parents manage kids' phone use

Google has introduced Family Link, which allows parents to monitor and approve what their child is doing on their own device.

This iPhone case is actually an Android phone

This iPhone case is actually an Android phone

This iPhone case, which is also an Android phone, may finally put the Apple/Android rivalry to rest.

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