Robyn Peterson

Robyn Peterson, Vice President of Product Management and CTO for Ziff Davis Media, oversees PCMag.com, GearLog.com, SmartDeviceCentral.com, TechnoRide.com, and the other consumer-oriented Ziff Davis Media websites. He also covers multiple content areas, including but not limited to consumer electronics, car techonology, software and development, and networking. Robyn is also the host of the PCMag Radio podcast (subscribe in iTunes).Robyn has appeared on CNN, CNN Headline News, MSNBC, CBS, Fox, Fox News and the WB network representing PC Magazine, GearLog.com, and ExtremeTech. His writing appears on ABCNews.com and Yahoo in addition to PC Magazine, eWEEK, CGW, and ExtremeTech. He has also won the Chairman's Circle 2001 Award for outstanding editorial contributions to Ziff Davis Media (parent company of ExtremeTech and PC Magazine).Robyn has a masters of science in computer science from New York University (NYU).He can be reached at robyn_peterson (AT) ziffdavis.com.Robyn's latest PCMag.com articles:

IBM Strives for Superhuman Speech Tech

NEW YORK— IBM unveiled new speech recognition technology on Tuesday that can comprehend the nuances of spoken English, translate it on the fly, and even create on-the-fly subtitles for...

Designer of Fossil Watches Turns His Eye to Reinventing the Mouse

In the world of PCs, its so often function that soundly trounces form. As power users, were consumed with efficient algorithms, tight clock cycles, gobs of meaty storage, and...

CookieCop 3: Stop Cookies and Pop-Ups

Surfing the Web just got simpler, safer, and much more private. CookieCop 3, the latest premium utility from PC Magazine, is an update of our super-popular CookieCop program, which...

Online Jubilation About MyDooms SCO Attack

While the recent outbreak of the MyDoom e-mail worm (known variously as W32/Novarg.A, W32/Shimg, orW32/Mimail.R) appears to be wreaking havoc in e-mail systems around the world, the reaction across...

File Warden: Help Protect Yourself from Identity Theft

In the last five years, identity theft has hit over 27 million Americans, costing $5 billion and requiring 300 million hours to resolve, according to a Federal Trade Commission...

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