Martyn Williams

Senior U.S. Correspondent

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

Apple sues Qualcomm over patent licensing and $1B in payments

U.S. alleges systemic employment discrimination at Oracle

U.S. alleges systemic employment discrimination at Oracle

The U.S. government says Oracle routinely and systemically pays white men more than women and minorities, and that it favors Asian candidates over others in product development and technical roles.

Now it's AT&T's term to talk to Trump on jobs, investment

Now it's AT&T's term to talk to Trump on jobs, investment

AT&T chief executive Randall Stephenson met with President-elect Donald Trump on Thursday to talk jobs and investment but the company's multi-billion takeover of Time Warner was not on the table.

Yahoo to become Altaba, lose Mayer after Verizon buyout

Yahoo to become Altaba, lose Mayer after Verizon buyout

Yahoo intends to change its name to Altaba once the sale of its internet portal to Verizon is completed. CEO Marissa Mayer and co-founder David Filo also will leave the company then, Yahoo said in a regulatory filing on Monday.

Alibaba could generate 1 million new U.S. jobs, Ma tells Trump

Alibaba could generate 1 million new U.S. jobs, Ma tells Trump

The billionaire head of China's biggest e-commerce retailer met with President-elect Donald Trump on Monday to promote his site by dangling the possibility of a million new U.S. jobs.

In pictures: The cars of CES 2017

In pictures: The cars of CES 2017

Cars have become one of the most popular attractions at CES in Las Vegas. Auto manufacturers use the show to preview cutting edge tech coming to vehicles in the future.

Panasonic offers a flexible battery for wearables

Panasonic offers a flexible battery for wearables

Panasonic has developed a flexible lithium ion battery for use in wearable devices that maintains its electrical characteristics even after repeated bending.

There's not much to see at Faraday Future's factory location

There's not much to see at Faraday Future's factory location

Faraday Future's plans for its factory are as grand as the plans for its car. The 3 million square-foot factory will cost a billion dollars and is scheduled to be up and running in 2018. But a visit to the site of the factory today...

Nissan plans to put driverless cars on streets by 2020

Nissan plans to put driverless cars on streets by 2020

Nissan is working toward technology to put truly driverless cars on the streets of Tokyo by 2020.

Sony previews an OLED TV with an eye-popping picture

Sony previews an OLED TV with an eye-popping picture

Sony showed an OLED television it plans to sell later this year that features a gorgeous image and eliminates traditional speakers by vibrating the display to produce sound.

TCL targets Apple, Samsung with new BlackBerry handset

TCL targets Apple, Samsung with new BlackBerry handset

For a brand that's been written off by many, TCL Communication has big plans for BlackBerry.

Chrysler unveils a high-tech car for millennials

Chrysler unveils a high-tech car for millennials

Chrysler is betting millennials will want to be as connected in their cars as they are at home with a new concept car that mixes high-tech gadgetry with a head-turning design.

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