Jeremy Kaplan

Jeremy Kaplan

As Editor in Chief, Jeremy Kaplan transformed Digital Trends from a niche publisher into one of the fastest growing properties in digital media, ranking on the annual Inc 5,000 for three years running. Through DT, he can reach 30 million people every month; the website has over 4 million followers on social media.

Before joining DT, he served five years as the science and technology editor for, where he made international news through a series of articles exposing Hector Xavier Monsegur as the head of LulzSec, revealing a months-long collaboration with the FBI, and detailing the ultimate takedown by law enforcement officials of the hacker collective.

Kaplan worked for over a decade as an executive editor at Ziff Davis Media, publisher of and Extreme Tech. While there, he helped found the GoodCleanTech blog, which was a 2008 finalist in the MIN Best of the Web Awards and the Jesse H. Neal National Business Journalism Awards Competition.

He's a sought after tech pundit and futurist who’s worked with organizations like the Consumer Tech Association to identify and highlight the world’s most innovative technology. Kaplan appears regularly on television and radio, including frequent appearances on Fox Business, Reuters, Cheddar, and NPR.

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Qualcomm’s self-driving car made me never want to touch a steering wheel again

At CES 2020, Qualcomm announced a new platform for self-driving cars, called Snapdragon Ride. Qualcomm gave me a ride in a Lincoln MKZ that had been tricked out with the new platform.

Exclusive: Google reveals 2,000-person diversity and inclusion product team

Google has built a 2,000-person strong team of what it calls Inclusion Champions over the last three years to help develop new products for people of all kinds.

You’ve got a privacy problem, FTC commissioner tells Apple and Facebook

Privacy today is untenable, argues Rebecca Slaughter, a commissioner with the Federal Trade Commission. That statment was something of a slap in the face to the other folks on a panel at CES 2020: Privacy execs from both Facebook and Apple.

Faraday Future FF91 first drive: Raw power

We were the first media organization to test drive the new Faraday Future FF91 -- and it's an incredible experience.

Qualcomm says 2020 is the year 5G will finally go mainstream

Qualcomm is all-in on 5G and thinks you will be too soon enough. The company sees 2020 as the year consumers truly embrace 5G.

Qualcomm Ride platform aims to make self-driving cars simpler

The Snapdragon Ride platform is a handful of chips and a software stack that can tie together radar, LIDAR, CV2X, and autonomous driving features.