Martyn Williams

Senior U.S. Correspondent

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


Google's Pichai on Xiaomi, Cyanogen and the Apple Watch

The Google executive offered his views on a wide range of issues

Google sees success with balloon, airplane Internet

Internet connectivity using these methods could be here in a few years

Google confirms carrier plans, details coming soon

The company says it doesn't intend to become a full-service cellular carrier

SanDisk pushes MicroSD to 200GB

The card can hold around 20 hours of high-def video

Samsung to launch mobile payments in challenge to Google, Apple

The Android smartphone maker will launch Samsung Pay in the US in mid 2015

Firefox OS coming to US, developed markets in 2016

Mozilla and telecom carriers see demand for high-end flip phones

HTC One M9 revealed ahead of official launch

The new 5-inch phone is one of several coming at Mobile World Congress

Samsung, SKT to demonstrate 7.5Gbps wireless data next week

The prototype '5G' cellular system will use beamforming antennas to realize the high speed

Google will acquire mobile wallet technology from Softcard

Google Wallet is coming to Verizon, AT&T and T-Mobile as a result of the deal

Drone backers mostly welcome FAA's proposed rules

Industry watchers are generally pleased with the proposed commercial drone rules

FAA proposes opening skies to commercial drones

Automated delivery drones, like those proposed by Amazon, would remain grounded

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