Ashlee Vance is the US Editor for TheRegister.com, the UK's irreverent online tabloid covering the high-tech industry. She is based in Silicon Valley. Vance covers a wide range of Silicon Valley companies and technologies, such as microprocessors, robots, supercomputers, and national laboratories. The Register, whose slogan is Biting the hand that feeds IT, has over 5 million users and is one of the most prominent technology news websites in Europe, the United States, Australia, and Canada. Vance's work has also featured in the Economist, the New York Times, and the International Herald Tribune.