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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Volvo cars will start talking to each other about road hazards

Cars will warn other cars of road dangers thanks to a cellular connection.

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Google's Pichai is curious about Apple Watch, Xiaomi, but brushes off Cyanogen

The Google executive offered his views on a wide range of issues, including Android Pay.

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Google sees success with balloon, airplane Internet

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

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Confirmed: Google plans its own U.S. mobile service

But Google's Sundar Pichai says it doesn't intend to become a full-service cellular carrier, instead likening the service to its Nexus mobile devices.

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Silent Circle's privacy-focused Blackphone 2, Blackphone+ tablet target businesses

Alongside the Blackphone 2 secure smartphone and a tablet, the company is introducing a new enterprise conference-calling service

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SanDisk new microSD card packs a whopping 200GB of storage

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

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Samsung to launch Samsung Pay mobile payments system in challenge to Google, Apple

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

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Firefox OS coming to U.S., developed markets in 2016

Mozilla and telecom carriers see demand for high-end flip phones, so that's where Mozilla is heading.

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HTC One M9 revealed ahead of official launch

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

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Samsung, SKT to demonstrate 7.5Gbps wireless data next week

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

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Drone backers mostly welcome FAA's proposed rules

Industry watchers are generally pleased with the proposed commercial drone rules.

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FAA proposes opening skies to commercial drones

Automated delivery drones, like those proposed by Amazon, would remain grounded under the FAA's proposed rules.

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FAA seen ready to open skies to commercial drones

Proposed rules allowing commercial drone flight will be published on Sunday morning

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US government courts Silicon Valley on cybersecurity

A day-long summit in Silicon Valley hopes to promote better information sharing with private companies

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Jeb Bush's privacy-shattering email cache hid another surprise: Viruses

There is old malware in attachments included in the Outlook email files