Troy writes the Tech Files column as the Personal Technology Columnist at the San Jose Mercury News. He also covers the digital media, mobile and video game industries and writes occasionally about Apple, chips, social networking and other aspects of technology. Previously, Troy covered Apple and the consumer electronics industry. Prior to joining the Mercury News, Troy reported on technology, business and financial issues for TheStreet.com and CNET News.com.
Tom Wheeler, the chairman of the Federal Communications Commission, thinks Americans have too few choices when it comes to Internet service, particularly for truly high-speed broadband.
The answers to that problem -- which could have broad implications for how the FCC Read More →
Apple is widely expected to unveil the iPhone 6 next week at a press event in Cupertino. But if you want a sneak peek one week early at what sure looks like the rumored device, you don't have to go any Read More →
There's a reason why 4K televisions are becoming more prominent in your local electronics store: Manufacturers are shipping a lot more of them.
TV makers shipped more of the ultra-high resolution sets in the second quarter of this year than they Read More →
Nicole Wong, a Silicon Valley veteran, is exiting her position at the White House.
For a little more than a year, Wong, who previously worked at Google and Twitter, served as a deputy chief technology officer. Now she plans to return Read More →