Rachel King

Staff Writer

Rachel King is a staff writer for CBS Interactive based in San Francisco, covering business and enterprise technology for ZDNet, CNET and SmartPlanet. She has previously worked for The Business Insider, FastCompany.com, CNN's San Francisco bureau and the U.S. Department of State. Rachel has also written for MainStreet.com, Irish America Magazine and the New York Daily News, among others. Rachel has a B.A. in Mass Communications and History from the University of California, Berkeley and a M.S. in Journalism from Columbia University, where she served as art director for the student magazine, Plated. In her spare time, she enjoys playing trumpet, learning rock climbing and archery, and listening to NPR's Pop Culture Happy Hour. Someday she also will be perfectly fluent in both French and Spanish. Someday.

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RIM goes NFC for social media sharing

RIM goes NFC for social media sharing

Near-field communications (NFC) technology is more well known these days for being the power that enables mobile payments on smartphones and other gadgets, but Research In Motion (RIM) is planning to use NFC for a different purpose, which presumably RIM executives hope will give the BlackBerry an edge over the competition — in one regard at the very least.

October 10, 2011 by in BlackBerry