Martyn Williams

Martyn Williams covers mobile telecoms, Silicon Valley and general technology breaking news for The IDG News Service.


State Department computer crash slows visa, passport applications worldwide

The problems followed routine maintenance work so hacking is not suspected

Arrests made after international cyber-ring targets StubHub

StubHub accounts were compromised and used to buy tickets for popular events, which were then resold

Five takeaways from the Apple earnings call

Apple's doing great in China, not so well in tablets, and R&D spending is increasing

There's almost a million fake apps targeting your phone

Trend MIcro finds hundreds of thousands of fake Android apps in trawl of online stores, forums

Why the Apple-IBM deal matters

Why the Apple-IBM deal matters

Times have changed since Apple's '1984' commercial bashing IBM

Apple and IBM in major deal to tackle corporate market

IBM will develop apps for iOS and push Apple hardware to clients

Top five data breaches of the first half of 2014

Hackers, mistakes, bad security and stupidity are putting your data at risk like never before

Google, Dropbox band together to fight patent trolls

A new group seeks to provide its members insulation against attacks by patent trolls

Murderers, fakers throw bizarre twists in high-tech lawsuits

Two filings in two weeks bring unexpected moments to Silicon Valley high-tech trials

Uber agrees to limit 'surge pricing' during emergencies, natural disasters

The ride-for-hire service could have faced legal action under New York's price gouging statute

Blue Shield discloses 18,000 doctors' Social Security numbers

A mistake left thousands of Social Security numbers in publicly available files

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