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.

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Sony Mobile said to be planning 1,000 more job cuts

The staff reduction is reportedly an attempt to return Sony's smartphone business to profitability.

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Apple tops Chinese smartphone market for the first time

The popularity of the iPhone 6 helped Apple beat out Xiaomi to become number one in China, according to a market researcher

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DEA cameras tracking hundreds of millions of car journeys across the US

The existence of the database was revealed in documents obtained under a Freedom of Information request

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North Carolina could be next in Google Fiber roll-out

Reported launch would be first in a big expansion planned for this year

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China tightens Internet control by blocking VPN services

Clampdown causes problems for users attempting to connect to Gmail and other sites

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Google, Facebook, Apple spent record amounts on lobbying in 2014

As many others cut back, a new breed of tech company doubled down on influencing Washington.

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New York Post Twitter account hacked, UPI's also appears compromised

There have been a series of attacks against social media channels of important organizations recently, with the Post and UPI as the latest casualties.

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Local Motors 3D prints a car at the Detroit Motor Show

The car chassis is built using a carbon-reinforced ABS plastic that's squeezed through an inkjet nozzle and transformed into a car.

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Toshiba's health wearable unlocks the mysteries of the night

The device is on sale in Japan and has yet to gain FDA approval in the US

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CES 2015: The year TVs got way too complicated

Four competing TV platforms could spell confusion for consumers.

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Sony revives Walkman as a $1200, audiophile-quality Android media player

The NW-ZX2 runs Android and supports the Hi-Res audio format.

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TV makers look beyond HDMI, propose new Super MHL connector for 8K video

Some of the biggest consumer electronics companies plan to replace HDMI on future TV sets

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Sony's razor-thin Android TV is slimmer than three U.S. quarters

The set is as thin as a few coins and one of the first to support Google's new platform

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Sony's unveils cheapest 4K camcorder yet

The HDR-AX33 is one of two 4K cameras being launched by Sony

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SanDisk's speedy new flash drive can also connect your phone to your PC

The drive is available in 16GB, 32GB and 64GB capacities.