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Andy Meek

Trending News Reporter

Since 2015
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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.

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Stimulus check update: New $500 payments are coming to people in this state

April 12th, 2022

Stimulus check payments continue sporadically rolling out around the US ever since the federal government sent out its last such payment back in December. They’re taking the form of everything from basic income checks to gas rebate payments to garden-variety stimulus checks. With the latter including a $500 stimulus that’s been going out in recent …

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Biden official just admitted inflation is going to get so much worse

April 11th, 2022

“Extraordinarily elevated.” That’s how White House press secretary Jen Psaki characterized the March Consumer Price Index headline inflation number that the Biden administration is bracing for on Tuesday. The release of which will continue a pattern that’s been evident for months now. Of prices inexorably ticking upward — sometimes dramatically so, depending on the product …

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Last Week Tonight host John Oliver just blackmailed Congress

April 11th, 2022

Companies playing fast and loose with user data online is certainly not a new phenomenon, but one whose practitioners continue to get more egregious and brazen over time, it seems. Google banned dozens of apps from the Google Play Store in recent days, for example, after discovering that they were secretly harvesting data. On Sunday’s …

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3 ways to free up storage on your Google account

April 11th, 2022

Google products and services ranging from Gmail to Google Maps and so much more have become staples of daily life for tens of millions of people. Unless you’re paying for a Google One subscription with benefits that include expanded cloud storage, however, you probably have run into a point where you’re in danger of maxing …

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A nerve-shredding new Korean action movie just hit Netflix

April 8th, 2022

I’m a simple man — I see streaming content that has anything at all to do with spies and espionage? I will click, every time. Slow Horses on Apple TV Plus? Yes, please. Snowdrop on Disney Plus? Don’t mind if I do. Netflix already has plenty of content along these lines, like the excellent Israel …