Winston Cho


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I'm a Bay Area-based reporter interested in the intersections of business & finance, technology, and legal affairs.



The Daily Journal
U.S. judge grants PG&E access to $5.5B in financing

The judge overseeing the Pacific Gas and Electric Corp.'s bankruptcy approved the utility's request to fully tap into $5.5 billion in financing from major banks Wednesday over objections from an attorney representing thousands of wildfire victims, arguing she could leverage a better deal with more time

The Daily Journal
Trial kicks off in Qualcom cellphone chip monopoly suit

Two years after the Federal Trade Commission sued Qualcomm Inc. over accusations its patent licensing business model constitutes a monopoly, the chip manufacturer for most of the world’s smartphones will have a chance to defend its record

The Daily Journal
Facebook misled advertisers about viewership, lawsuit argues

Plaintiffs allege Facebook Inc. lied about when it learned it was misrepresenting viewership data to advertisers, did not immediately correct the false metrics and then continued to disseminate false information while employing a public relations strategy to downplay its alleged fraud

The Daily Journal
Engineer stole self-driving car data, US prosecutors say

Anthony Levandwoski, the former Google Inc. engineer at the center of a highstakes legal battle over proprietary self-driving car technology in 2017, was charged by federal prosecutors Tuesday with stealing trade secrets and selling them to Uber Technologies Inc.

The Daily Journal
US antitrust probe appears aimed at emissions standards

A federal investigation into four major automakers that struck a deal with California to follow more stringent emissions standards than those set by the Trump administration might be an attempt to undermine the state's adherence to Obama-era climate policies, according to some legal experts


The Daily Journal
Exercising Vigilance

Federal Judge Edward Chen sees himself as a bulwark against government overreach and a champion of civil rights

The Daily Californian
The Come Up: Ivan Rabb stays true to Oakland | The Daily Californian

Ivan Rabb took a seat near the end of his bench halfway through the third quarter of the 2015 California Interscholastic Federation finals in Haas Pavilion. Sporting the Bishop O'Dowd black and gold, Ivan could only watch Mater Dei rain fire on his Dragons as he sat hunched with cramps.Read More...

The Daily Californian
Everything I Am: Sarah Cole's path to finding herself | The Daily Californian

To everyone else, Sarah Cole seemed to be on top of the world. She attended school at UC Davis, played club volleyball and majored in engineering, all of which her father did. She earned top marks in all of her classes and was even awarded a scholarship as oneRead More...


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