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.
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It's been a rocky year for the relationship between Washington and Silicon Valley, and next year could be worse. Lawmakers and regulators in the nation's capital are scrutinizing technology firms over a host of issues -- competition, online privacy, encryption, bias — and they are promising action. Michelle Quinn reports on how the frustrations could lead to new regulations that could have a global impact on how people communicate online.
For many Americans, the holiday season means shopping and, increasingly, online shopping. On CyberMonday, the Monday after the U.S. Thanksgiving holiday, online retailers offer deep discounts in hopes of racking up huge sale volumes. Many shoppers in the U.S. say they mix online and in-person shopping to find the best deals. Michelle Quinn looked at this year's online shopping trends in the U.S.
President Trump's Thursday visit to a manufacturing plant in Austin, Texas, where Apple makes a line of computers, highlighted the iPhone maker's delicate dance with the Trump administration over China, tariffs and U.S. manufacturing. Michelle Quinn takes a look at the relationship.