Martyn WilliamsSenior U.S. Correspondent, IDG News Service

Follow me on Google+

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

0727 honda dsrc 1

Car and pedestrian collision? There'll soon be an app for that

The new system will alert drivers and pedestrians of potential collisions.

PCWorld News

Apple Pay rival CurrentC to start rolling out next month

The payment system has been in internal trials for months

honda virtual reality in car oculus rift dk2

Oculus Rift took me for a ride in a real car during Honda's trippy Dream Drive

VR synced to the motion of the car took me from race track to the space station in the time is takes to circle a parking lot.

PCWorld News

Hillary Clinton sent classified information via personal email

Investigation into email controversy finds problems, reports The Wall Street Journal

2015 jeep cherokee car hacking

1.4 million cars that could be hacked are recalled by Fiat Chrysler

When the Jeep Cherokee hack made news, Chrysler was ready with a fix. The 14 vehicles bring recalled come from Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep and RAM.

Apple logo

Apple misses iPhone estimates, but sales and profits excel

The company sold fewer phones than expected but still made more money than predicted

android auto onscreen chevrolet spark may 27 2015

Senate bill proposes cyber security standard for cars

The proposed legislation will also make drivers aware of what data is being collected.

PCWorld News

Space X Dragon spacecraft to get survival software update

Dragon will attempt to save itself in the event of a rocket explosion

PCWorld News

Spy's suicide adds to Hacking Team scandal in South Korea

Worry that Hacking Team application was used to spy on public, politicians before election

Reddit to crack down on objectionable content

Anything no longer goes as Reddit attempts to restore calm after some rocky weeks.

gladstone satellite dish

How NASA beams Pluto images 3 billion miles to Earth

Spanning three continents, the Deep Space Network hears all. And thank goodness, or you wouldn't be seeing any photos of Pluto.

PCWorld News

Amazon wants some Alibaba magic on Prime Day

The online retailer appears to have taken some inspiration from China with its upcoming sales event.

servers, data center

China retains supercomputing crown as U.S. representation lingers near historic lows

The U.S. is close to an all-time low number of machines in the list.

PCWorld News

OPM director resigns after unprecedented data breach

Katherine Archuleta stands down a day after scale of the massive breach was made clear

PCWorld News

OPM hackers stole data on 21.5m people, including 1.1m fingerprints

Latest update reveals the massive size of the data breach