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For this Cyber Monday, mobile is king (The 3:59, Ep. 322)

We discuss how we shop more on our smartphones during the insane stretch between Black Friday and Cyber Monday, and share an anecdote about the original creation of the Kindle.

Roger Cheng Former Executive Editor / Head of News
Roger Cheng (he/him/his) was the executive editor in charge of CNET News, managing everything from daily breaking news to in-depth investigative packages. Prior to this, he was on the telecommunications beat and wrote for Dow Jones Newswires and The Wall Street Journal for nearly a decade and got his start writing and laying out pages at a local paper in Southern California. He's a devoted Trojan alum and thinks sleep is the perfect -- if unattainable -- hobby for a parent.
Expertise Mobile | 5G | Big Tech | Social Media Credentials
  • SABEW Best in Business 2011 Award for Breaking News Coverage, Eddie Award in 2020 for 5G coverage, runner-up National Arts & Entertainment Journalism Award for culture analysis.
Ben Fox Rubin Former senior reporter
Ben Fox Rubin was a senior reporter for CNET News in Manhattan, reporting on Amazon, e-commerce and mobile payments. He previously worked as a reporter for The Wall Street Journal and got his start at newspapers in New York, Connecticut and Massachusetts.
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Watch this: For this Cyber Monday, mobile is king (The 3:59, Ep. 322)

Are you spending Cyber Monday on your phone?

On Monday's podcast, we talk about:

  • How more of our shopping gets conducted on our phones
  • An amusing anecdote about the creation of the original Kindle, which hit its 10th anniversary date on Sunday

The 3:59 gives you bite-size news and analysis about the top stories of the day, brought to you by the CNET News team in New York and producer Bryan VanGelder.

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