Martyn WilliamsSenior U.S. Correspondent, IDG News Service

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

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CSC to split in two, spin off US public sector work

Computer Sciences Corporation, founded in 1959, is becoming two companies

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Throw this drone into the air and it'll follow you around, taking pictures

Presales of the new Lily camera drone began on Tuesday ahead of a launch in early 2016.

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China is a fast-growing gold mine for Apple

So far in 2015, Apple has sold more iPhones in China than in the United States.

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RSA president questions government's role in cybersecurity

Amit Yoran also says the need for intelligence shouldn't slow down the use of encryption

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Samsung profits drop as it faces the iPhone 6

The company is banking on new tech and services to attract customers to new smartphones

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Facebook's impressive aerial photo highlights confusion over drone regulations

In releasing a drone photo of its new campus, it appears to have broken two FAA regulations

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Friday is your last chance to comment on the FAA's drone regulations

Commercial drones could take widespread flight as early as 2016

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US drone completes first in-flight refueling

The X-47B refueling test will lead to a future Navy drone program.

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Researchers reveal the default password for a credit card terminal

Many users never changed the password thinking it was unique to them, so they've remained the same for decades. And here it is.

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Comcast said to abandon Time Warner merger plan

Official announcement could come as early as Friday, says report.

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Drone found on roof of Japanese PM's office in Tokyo

Police discovered trace amounts of radiation on the four-propeller drone

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Google, Apple, Amazon spend record amounts on lobbying

Latest filings show increasing spending by some tech heavyweights in Washington, D.C.

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US plans Silicon Valley cybersecurity center

The new center would promote greater collaboration between the government and private sector.

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Uber must face charges it discriminates against blind passengers

A judge has ruled Uber does have to answer complaints it contravened several laws.

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Shape-shifting robot reveals secrets of Fukushima reactor

Robots reveal high radioactivity but little debris in their important mission.