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Andy Meek

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Since 2015
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Bio

Andy Meek is a reporter who has covered media, entertainment, and culture for over 20 years. His work has appeared in outlets including The Guardian, Forbes, and The Financial Times, and he’s written for BGR since 2015. Andy's coverage includes technology and entertainment, and he has a particular interest in all things streaming. Over the years, he’s interviewed legendary figures in entertainment and tech that range from Stan Lee to John McAfee, Peter Thiel, and Reed Hastings.

Stimulus check update

This is great news about the next round of stimulus checks

July 17th, 2020

The latest unofficial stimulus check update we have is good news for anyone hoping that a new check is coming their way soon. The chatter had been that Senate Republicans were likely leaning toward including a $40,000/year income cap in new stimulus check legislation. A source close to the talks, however, has said that such …

Coronavirus cases

The rest of the US needs to copy the coronavirus response of these states

July 16th, 2020

As the number of coronavirus cases continues to surge around the country, almost everywhere is seeing increases to some degree. Everywhere, that is, except a few regions — like New England, where states like Vermont have managed to comparatively keep their coronavirus outbreaks low. A new study finds that New England will be one of …

New stimulus check

Most people will use their new stimulus check to just pay bills

July 16th, 2020

What would you use a new stimulus check for? A new poll put this question to Americans still reeling financially from the coronavirus pandemic, and the results are a bit surprising. The Trump administration no doubt wants people to use the money to put back into the economy by buying things and supporting businesses. However, …

Twitter hack

After today’s shocking hack, Twitter still has some major explaining to do

July 16th, 2020

A massive Twitter hack on Wednesday targeted a slew of the service’s most high-profile users, including President Obama, Elon Musk, Jeff Bezos, and former Vice President Joe Biden. The tweets that started showing up in those users’ timelines asked for people to send them Bitcoin. Twitter blamed the hack on a “coordinated social engineering” scam. …

Cheap flights

Everything you need to know about Southwest’s incredible new fare sale

July 15th, 2020

Southwest Airlines is holding a major fare sale right now, offering cheap flights to anyone who needs to travel soon. Because the coronavirus pandemic is still a major problem, Southwest is one of the major US airlines that’s still flying at a reduced capacity and keeping middle seats open, so that’s a solid point in …