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Andy Meek

Trending News Reporter

Since 2015
Top Channel Entertainment
Articles 4,550

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.

California texting tax

California is considering taxing its citizens for sending text messages

December 14th, 2018

Regulators in California have come up with a proposed plan to raise more money to pay for expanding internet connectivity in the state by adding a text message surcharge to residents’ phone bills. The plan has been brought up by the state’s Public Utilities Commission, which would add a monthly text message-related fee to users’ …

Waymo Arizona

Arizonans are slashing tires, throwing rocks, and pointing guns at Waymo cars

December 13th, 2018

The presence of Waymo self-driving cars in Arizona has certainly kicked up a hornet’s nest, it seems. People are bullying, harassing and even outright attacking the cars and drivers to such a degree that police have been called almost two dozen times over everything from tires being slashed to drivers feeling threatened. The Arizona Republic …

Worst passwords 2018

Using one of the worst passwords of 2018 is a great way to get hacked

December 13th, 2018

No matter how much we read about hacks and data breaches and the importance of taking solid security precautions, one of the unchangeable truths of the world is that people on average are absolutely terrible when it comes to choosing passwords. We use the same ones over and over, to the delight of hackers, and …