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Andy Meek

Trending News Reporter

Since 2015
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Bio

Andy Meek is a reporter based in Memphis 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.

Coronavirus stimulus checks

Here’s how big your coronavirus stimulus check will be

April 10th, 2020

The Trump administration’s coronavirus stimulus checks are expected to start being distributed to Americans as soon as this week, starting in a matter of days, now that Congress has passed its massive coronavirus stimulus relief bill. Use the tables below to estimate how much you’re eligible for, and thus how big your coronavirus stimulus check …

Instagram DMs

You can now check and send Instagram DMs on a web browser

April 10th, 2020

Instagram is now rolling out a new feature worldwide after pursuing a limited test earlier this year — the ability for users to access their direct messages on the web, in addition to the app. This continues a Facebook-ification of the app, which is owned by the social networking giant and is starting to become …

Coronavirus in New York City

Study reveals coronavirus came to NYC mostly from Europe, not China

April 10th, 2020

A new genetic study reveals that the outbreak of the COVID-19 coronavirus in New York appears to have stemmed mostly from infected travelers from Europe, not China. Researchers in New York began to pick up on this in March, around the same time as the Trump administration imposed a ban on travel from Europe around …