Martyn Williams

Martyn Williams produces technology news and product reviews in text and video for PC World, Macworld, and TechHive from his home outside Washington D.C.. He previously worked for IDG News Service as a correspondent in San Francisco and Tokyo and has reported on technology news from across Asia and Europe.
Samsung’s Galaxy S9 debuts with big changes to DeX
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Samsung’s Galaxy S9 debuts with big changes to DeX

Samsung's new DeX Pad makes significant changes to the original DeX dock, which allows you to use your phone as a desktop computer. The makeover coincides with the launch of the Galaxy S9 and S9+.
4 years ago
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Intel’s modular Compute Card puts a PC in your pocket

Intel is making good on a CES promise to launch a computer that is small enough to fit inside your wallet or purse.rnAt Computex on Tuesday, it showed off the first Compute Card systems.
4 years ago
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Palantir to pay $1.7 million to settle racial hiring bias claim

Data analytics company Palantir will pay $1.7 million in back pay and stock options to settle charges that it routinely discriminated against Asian job applicants. In addition, it must also hire eight people from among those it allegedly discriminated against.
5 years ago
Fake heads and robot probes: testing smartphones prior to launch
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Fake heads and robot probes: testing smartphones prior to launch

On the shelves of a laboratory near San Francisco sit tanks and tanks of mysterious looking liquids. It's the Silicon Valley offices of UL, a product testing organization previously known as Underwriters Laboratory, and these liquids play an important part in smartphone safety.
5 years ago
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Trump’s cybersecurity mystery: 90 days in, where’s the plan?

On Jan. 6, Donald Trump said his administration would produce a report on cybersecurity within 90 days after his inaguration. On Wednesday, President Trump marks his 90th day in office with no sign of a report or indication that one is on the way.
5 years ago