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Andy Meek

Trending News Reporter

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.

Amazon Alexa skills

Alexa is teaching itself to get better at understanding what you mean

December 7th, 2018

One of the drawbacks of relying on a voice-based digital assistant like Alexa is you may be interacting with it without the benefit of a screen or some kind of visual element. Meaning, much of the interaction may be dependent on your memory of what the assistant’s software can actually do — and the commands …

China hack Marriott

Report: Chinese intelligence operation behind Marriott hack

December 6th, 2018

A juicy new tidbit has been discovered as part of the massive hack of Marriott we told you about just a week ago that included an unauthorized party gaining access to the hotel’s Starwood guest reservation database in September. According to a Reuters report, we may know who was behind the hack. Three sources claim that …

Google is finally fixing its incomprehensible messaging apps strategy

December 6th, 2018

As we and others reported last night, Google has confirmed it’s shutting down its messaging app Allo that never really caught fire in something of a streamlining of its fractured messaging app strategy. It’s a strategy, if you could call it that, that’s seen the search giant release more than half a dozen messaging apps …