Martyn Williams

Senior U.S. Correspondent

Martyn Williams covers mobile telecommunications, Silicon Valley, and general technology breaking news for the IDG News Service, and is based in San Francisco.


TDK shows its first MRAM prototype, a competitor for flash memory

The memory chip technology is seen as a promising replacement for flash memory one day

ITC to investigate Nvidia complaint over Samsung phones, tablets

The patent infringement complaint centers around display technology

A year later, Ellison apologizes for standing up his customers

The Oracle executive missed a keynote a year earlier to attend a boat race

Eric Holder says 'worrisome' tech companies are eyeing encryption

US attorney general's remarks follow similar concerns from the FBI

Icahn says PayPal spin-off is almost a 'no brainer'

Activist investor says PayPal needs to acquire competitors or be acquired

Second cyberattack hits SuperValu grocery stores' payment systems

The Minnesota-based supermarket chain says technology installed after the first attack greatly reduced the severity of the second

Report: Softbank in talks to buy Dreamworks Animation

Japanese telecom carrier said to want animated movie producer

Top EU official tells Uber and Germany: Start talking!

Neelie Kroes takes to Twitter after the latest German court ban on Uber services

Credit card breach that hit Jimmy John's is larger than originally thought

Credit card breach that hit Jimmy John's is larger than originally thought

An additional 108 restaurants were also affected, said credit-card processor Signature Systems

Symantec names Michael Brown as new CEO

The company is trying to reverse a decline with the slide of the PC market

FAA clears movie and TV drones for takeoff

The decision is the first step in allowing wider use of drones by companies

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