Stories by Martyn Williams

Agreement reached on TPP trade deal, may affect some digital rights

Twelve countries representing nearly 40 percent of the global economy have reached basic agreement on an expansive new trade deal called the Trans Pacific Partnership.

Nissan's new concept car is a digital canvas

Nissan's latest concept car will pass the digital cool test but it won't do much to stop distracted driving: the entire dashboard is one huge display on which drivers and passengers can post anything.

IBM carbon nanotube breakthrough could bring faster, smaller chips

Researchers at IBM say they've made a major breakthrough in carbon nanotube technology that could speed the development of smaller, faster and more powerful chips.

Hillary Clinton aides worried about antiquated technology, use of personal email

Senior aides to Hillary Clinton when she was secretary of state expressed concerns about the poor level of State Dept. computer technology and the use of personal email by staffers, according to emails released on Wednesday.

Big changes are coming to payments this week; here's what you need to know

It's the biggest week in payment technology since Apple Pay was introduced last year, and the changes could have a long-term impact on how you buy goods and services in stores.

Google triples self-driving car fleet in four months

Google's self-driving car fleet is expanding fast and in the last four months the number of cars it is permitted to drive on California streets has more than tripled.

Tesla's autopilot mode expected in October

An autonomous driving mode that will take some of the strain away from the driver during long trips should arrive in Tesla cars in the next few weeks.

US, China reach cyberespionage agreement

The U.S. and China have reached their first ever cybercrime and cyberespionage agreement, but the deal is quite general and how it will translate into actions is still unclear.

Identity theft hit 7% of US population last year

A total of 17.6 million people were victims of identity theft in the United States in 2014, the majority of it aimed at credit cards and bank accounts, the Department of Justice said Sunday.

This woman bought an iPhone via telepresence robot

It might have been the most unusual customer to ever appear at Apple's Palo Alto store, but not entirely out of place in the heart of Silicon Valley.

What would a US-China cybertreaty really mean?

After weeks of meetings, the U.S. and China appear to be on the verge of an historic first agreement on hacking and cyberespionage, but what might a deal actually accomplish?

Cook, Bezos, Nadella to meet Chinese President Xi on Wednesday

The top executives of five of the biggest tech companies in the U.S. will meet with Chinese President Xi Jinping in Seattle on Wednesday.

Hold the hovercraft: These technologies are reinventing transportation

Transportation technology is advancing quickly and will soon change the way we get from point A to point B. Here are the most promising advances, from hyperloops to autonomous vehicles to re-imagined personal transport devices.

New York issues first bitcoin license, brings consumer protection

New York State's financial regulator has issued its first bitcoin license, bringing consumer protection, compliance and cyber-security guidelines to what still is very much the wild west of the financial industry.

China 'must stop' cyberespionage, warns US National Security Advisor Rice

China's government must halt economic espionage in cyberspace, U.S. National Security Advisor Susan Rice warned on Monday, days before Chinese President Xi Jinping is due in Washington, D.C., on an official visit.