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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Hacked data on millions of US gov't workers was unencrypted, union says

Massive breach of government data said to expose personal information on millions

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Two years on, Google's Project Loon drifts into focus

Google X project is clearing technical and price hurdles, but commercial plans are still unknown

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North Korea threatens cyber attacks on US

The country has reacted to news it was the target of a Stuxnet-like attack

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US to require HTTPS for all government websites

All public sites will be required to use the protocol by the end of 2016

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EasyJet turning to drones for aircraft inspections

Airline hopes drones can reduce the amount of time aircraft are out of service

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As PC interest wanes, Computex loses its luster

Computex struggles to find its focus in the midst of the PC's decline.

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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.