Michelle Quinn is VOA’s Silicon Valley Bureau Chief based in San Francisco. A veteran technology journalist, she has been a reporter and columnist at the Mercury News and a reporter for Politico, the Los Angeles Times and the San Francisco Chronicle. She has written for the New York Times, Wired and National Geographic.
With Hong Kong anti-government protests ongoing, tech companies in the U.S. are being drawn into the crisis. The standoff between China and protesters has led some U.S. tech firms to curtail services. Michelle Quinn reports
Californians are playing a waiting game – waiting for the power to go out. The region’s power company is cutting off electricity to reduce the risk of forest wildfires. Residents are being told to prepare. Michelle Quinn went to one town waiting for the lights to go off
Democratic presidential candidates are flocking to Silicon Valley but this time it's different. Once candidates wooed wealthy tech executives at Facebook, Google and other mega companies. Some now attack companies over issues such as data privacy, antitrust and worker rights. Michelle Quinn looked at how this election season reflects the changing views of tech across the United States.