Martyn WilliamsSenior U.S. Correspondent, IDG News Service Follow me on Google+

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

BlackBerry CEO: We'd love to try iOS, Android

John Chen said he's very interested in taking the BlackBerry experience to rival platforms.

Foxconn will develop some Blackberry phones

The move marks a major change in strategy for Blackberry, as it steps back from the hardware market.

Proposed California law would mandate smartphone kill switch

The bill, if passed, could effectively mean kill switches on phones sold across the US.

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Toyota to bring fuel-cell concept car to CES

The FCV is designed for a 500-kilometer range and three-minute refueling stops.

Most iPhone users have activation lock enabled, survey finds

The survey, by San Francisco's district attorney, sees room for improvement in Apple's implementation

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Fortinet sues Sophos over alleged employee poaching

The lawsuit follows the departure of several executives from Fortinet to Sophos

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Cornell researchers print 3D audio speaker

The fully-functional speaker is one of the first 3D-printed electronics products.

2013: The year in numbers

How much is Evan Williams worth? What percentage of YouTube traffic is mobile? It's all right here

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North Korea embarks on Internet purge of executed official

State-run websites have removed references to Jang Song Thaek, who was executed Thursday

Secure Our Smartphones (SOS) initiative being announced at press conference in New York

New York attorney general demands answers on smartphone security decision

In a letter to carriers asking why they oppose installation of a "kill switch" on handsets, Eric Schneiderman alluded to possible collusion.

President Lincoln makes cameo in Apple-Samsung court battle

A US District Court judge invokes some of Abraham Lincoln's words in a plea for compromise between the two tech heavyweights.

At CES 2014, Sony will have 4K on its mind

Sony Electronics president says 4K will be big for the company at January's trade show.

Amazon's proposed drones will deliver packages in 30 minutes or less

Amazon drones are 'fantasy,' says eBay CEO

Rival e-commerce site CEO calls out Jeff Bezos' ambitious drone delivery plan

SEC questioned Twitter claim of profit growth in IPO run up

Twitter changed a prospectus focus to revenue growth rather than profitability after SEC queries

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China Bitcoin exchange head 'surprised' at speed of regulations

The head of the Bitcoin exchange was caught off guard by the announcement of new regulations in China