Martyn WilliamsSenior U.S. Correspondent, IDG News Service

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

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MobileIron seeks to secure corporate data on personal clouds

New service wants to keep data secure while allowing employees to use personal services

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Pilot's selfies could have caused deadly air crash

A GoPro camera captured the pilot and passengers taking pictures with flash during nighttime flight

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Hundreds apply for FAA drone licenses

Despite many requirements, companies are eager to fly drones

BMW cars found vulnerable in Connected Drive hack

An attacker could mimic a BMW server and remotely unlock a car, researchers found.

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Apple now neck-and-neck with Samsung after monster quarter

As iPhone 6 propelled Apple, Samsung sales dropped because of competition in China.

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Uber passenger who alleged Delhi rape sues in US

She says Uber was negligent and should never have hired the accused as a driver

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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