Dave Smith helps lead news coverage for Business Insider's technology section SAI while contributing his own reporting on a wide range of topics. With eight years of journalism experience working across a diverse range of media, including newspapers, online news sites, magazines, TV and radio, his work has been published in Newsweek, Forbes, ABC News, USA TODAY, ReadWrite Inc. Magazine, The International Business Times, NPR, and others.
- University of Maryland, College ParkJournalism, Psychology, 2006 - 2010
- Business InsiderSenior Technology Editor, 2014 - present
- ReadWriteNews Editor, 2014 - 2014
- International Business TimesTechnology Editor, 2011 - 2013
- Inc. MagazineEditorial Dept., 2011 - 2011
- USA TodayWeb Publishing, 2009 - 2009
- WAMU 88.5Radio Production, 2008 - 2008
Facebook ‘Sympathize’ Button Coming? Why The Social Network Wants A 'Lik...
Facebook is working on a button to counterbalance “Like," but the rumored "sympathize" button would not be available for every post.
Apple iPad Air Vs. Retina iPad Mini '2': Which New Release Is Right For ...
Which new iPad is right for you -- the iPad Air, or the iPad mini with Retina display? We analyze both 2013 Apple tablets.
Apple iPhone 5s Battery Problems: 5 Ways To Improve Battery Life If Cupe...
Apple acknowledged a manufacturing defect in some iPhone 5s units, but draining-battery life could also be solved with a variety of techniqu
Apple (AAPL) Earnings Release Q4 2013: Results Exceed Wall Street Expect...
Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) on Monday announced earnings for its fourth fiscal quarter (third calendar quarter) of 2013.
Apple (AAPL) Q4 2013 Earnings Preview: Will Strong iPhone Sales Override...
Though Q4 2013 is not expected to be a tremendous quarter for Apple (AAPL), the Cupertino, Calif.-based company will likely post better-than
Alexis Ohanian Q&A: Reddit Founder On The New Internet Renaissance, ...
Free/open internet advocate Alexis Ohanian has built one of the world’s most popular social sites (reddit), an easy travel accommodations si
Apple iPhone 5s Having Problems: iOS 7.0.3 May Fix Blue Screen Of Death,...
The upcoming iOS 7.0.3 update from Apple is expected to fix many of the new problems on the iPhone 5s, including the "Blue Screen of Death"
Fukushima Radiation Now A Global Disaster: Japan Finally Asks World For ...
Since the 2011 disaster, Fukushima has leaked a cumulative 20 to 40 trillion becquerels of radioactive tritium into the Pacific Ocean.
Apple iOS 7 Release: How To Block Your Crazy Ex-Girlfriend (Or Boyfriend)
There’s a reason you call them your “ex.” But there's a way to make sure they don't call you -- or text, or FaceTime -- in iOS 7.
Domino’s Pizza Delivery Drone ‘DomiCopter’ Takes To The Skies
Domino's Pizza wants to deliver pizzas with drones, but would that idea ever fly with the FAA?
Former Microsoft Exec Wants To Start The Starbucks Of Pot
Former Microsoft executive Jamen Shively wants to start the Starbucks of pot, which would be the first national brand of marijuana in the U.
Google: Pill Passwords And Electronic Tattoos In The Works
Google-owned Motorola is currently developing pill passwords and electronic tattoos that can authenticate one's identity.
New iPod Touch: Apple Trades Features For Lower Price
Apple's new 16 GB iPod Touch may be cheap, but the low price comes with its own set of trade-offs.