NEWS: WASHINGTON POST TECH
Setup News Ticker
   NEWS: WASHINGTON POST TECH
Washington Post Tech
Dec 05, 2019

General Motors teams up with LG Chem to jump-start its clean-tech future
The companies say the $2.3 billion electric battery operation will create 1,100 jobs near Lordstown, Ohio.

Washington Post Tech
Dec 05, 2019

Last year's YouTube ‘Rewind' was the most disliked video in the site's history. This year they put PewDiePie in it.
YouTube abandoned its cameo-filled approach to "Rewind" and got out of the way instead.

Washington Post Tech
Dec 05, 2019

New lawsuit challenges Trump administration policy to collect foreigners' social media accounts
Free-speech advocates are challenging the Trump administration over its efforts to collect social-media accounts from foreigners entering the United States, alleging in a lawsuit filed Thursday that the policy violates federal law and runs afoul of the Constitution.

Washington Post Tech
Dec 05, 2019

Google co-founders cede control of parent company Alphabet to Sundar Pichai
Pichai, the current CEO of Google, is being elevated to the top job at the Alphabet, the holding firm overseeing the search giant and other well-known brands like YouTube, marking a major shift for one of the world's most valuable companies.

Washington Post Tech
Dec 05, 2019

General Motors teams up with LG Chem to jumpstart its clean tech future
The companies say the $2.3 billion electric battery operation will create 1,100 jobs near Lordstown, Ohio.

Washington Post Tech
Dec 05, 2019

Oracle allegedly underpaid women and minorities by $400 million. Now the details are set to come out in court.
The Department of Labor is bringing one of the largest federal anti-discrimination cases to go before a judge.

Washington Post Tech
Dec 05, 2019

OK Beemer: Why European luxury sedans are becoming a relic of the past and electric SUVs are on the rise
The sheen has worn off on luxury automakers' entry-level offerings as Tesla grows.

Washington Post Tech
Dec 05, 2019

Stadia's performance has improved since launch. The case for the service hasn't.
The promise of the service's hiqh-quality game streaming too often requires compromise instead.

Washington Post Tech
Dec 05, 2019

Amazon cloud boss chides Pentagon for awarding Microsoft lucrative contract
Amazon's Andy Jassy criticized the decision by the Defense Department to award a $10 billion cloud-computing contract to Microsoft as biased.

Washington Post Tech
Dec 05, 2019

An Uber office segregated bathrooms for drivers and ‘employees'
"This was a mistake and we regret it," Uber told Vice, following renewed criticism that Uber goes to great lengths to distance itself from its contracted workforce.

Washington Post Tech
Dec 05, 2019

Facebook has floated limiting political ads and labeling that they aren't fact-checked, riling 2020 campaigns
The possible disclaimer is among a series of changes the company has mentioned to Democratic and Republican operatives.

Washington Post Tech
Dec 05, 2019

The Technology 202: Facebook issues disclaimer demanded by Singapore government
Critics are worried it could be a very slippery slope.

Washington Post Tech
Dec 05, 2019

The Technology 202: Lawmakers are ready to crack down on robocalls. You're welcome.
The TRACED Act is headed to the Senate.

Washington Post Tech
Dec 05, 2019

The Technology 202: Researchers uncover Russian-style information operation ahead of U.K. elections
The campaign seeks to weaponize U.S.-British trade documents.

Washington Post Tech
Dec 05, 2019

The Technology 202: Sundar Pichai is now officially Alphabet's CEO
But he's already been playing the part for more than a year in Washington

Washington Post Tech
Dec 05, 2019

This decade taught us to love viral pets. Now we have to grieve their deaths.
R.I.P.: Lil Bub, Grumpy Cat, Boo and Buddy, Keyboard Cat, Colonel Meow, Bandito, Gabe the Dog, Tillman the Skateboarding Dog....

Washington Post Tech
Dec 05, 2019

Twenty additional women sue Lyft alleging rape, sexual assault on the ride-hailing app
The lawsuit filed in California says Lyft failed to protect passengers and didn't take its duty to screen drivers seriously enough.

Washington Post Tech
Dec 05, 2019

YouTube says viewers are spending less time watching conspiracy videos. But many still do.
YouTube claims that U.S. viewers watched a lot fewer conspiracy videos, but the company left out lots of detail in its own data.

Washington Post Tech
Nov 30, 2019

The unconventional guide to buying wireless ear buds
Ear buds aren't just about audio quality. Consider how they fit, whether they're fashionable and the potential impact to your finances.

Washington Post Tech
Nov 29, 2019

The unconventional guide to buying wireless earbuds
Earbuds aren't just about audio quality. Consider how they fit, whether they're fashionable and the potential impact to your finances.

Washington Post Tech
Nov 28, 2019

TikTok admits error after penalizing 17-year-old user who posted political videos
TikTok on Wednesday acknowledged it had erred in penalizing a 17-year-old who had posted witty but incisive political videos, promising it would restore her ability to access her account on her personal device.

Washington Post Tech
Nov 28, 2019

The NES console was discontinued in 1995. These developers are still making games for it.
Thanks to crowd-funding, some developers are fueling Nintendo nostalgia eight bits at a time.

Washington Post Tech
Nov 28, 2019

A short journey into the MAGA Internet's obsession with Swole Trump
The president tweeted a photo of himself with Sylvester Stallone's body, and here we are.

Washington Post Tech
Nov 28, 2019

Opponents of Elizabeth Warren spread a doctored photo on Twitter. Her campaign couldn't stop its spread.
Homespun disinformation campaigns on social media represent a rising threat, capable of stoking conflict among voters and turning unwitting users into agents of online deception.

Washington Post Tech
Nov 27, 2019

PlayStation Black Friday deals: Consoles, games, peripherals and more
We've compiled the best PlayStation Black Friday deals to make shopping easier for you.

Washington Post Tech
Nov 27, 2019

Pokémon Sword and Shield show the turbulent road to Internet and esports stardom
The quest to be the best comes with a cost.

Washington Post Tech
Nov 27, 2019

Global 5G deal poses significant threat to weather forecast accuracy, experts warn
A long-awaited decision on 5G deployment means new technology could interfere with weather satellites.

Washington Post Tech
Nov 27, 2019

Google fires four workers, including software engineers at center of San Francisco worker rally
Workers had demonstrated outside Google offices for Rebecca Rivers's reinstatement following her suspension.

Washington Post Tech
Nov 27, 2019

Nintendo Black Friday deals: Beware a sub-par console bundle, but great games at good prices
We've compiled the best Nintendo Black Friday deals to make shopping easier for you.

Washington Post Tech
Nov 27, 2019

Amazon's formal challenge to huge Pentagon award uses videos that mark potential influence exerted by Trump
The e-commerce giant followed through with the threat it made a week ago, challenging the Defense Department's decision to award the lucrative contract to rival Microsoft.

Washington Post Tech
Nov 27, 2019

Apple says recent changes to operating system improve user privacy, but some lawmakers see them as an effort to edge out its rivals
Apple has made strengthening privacy protections a central part of its brand. But critics increasingly warn that the iPhone maker may be using privacy as a guise for anti-competitive behavior.

Washington Post Tech
Nov 27, 2019

At NASA, 2019 was the year of the woman, yet women still are a big minority at the space agency
For all the high-profile appointments and record-breaking feats, women remain an overwhelming minority among the rank and file at NASA and the industry more broadly.

Washington Post Tech
Nov 27, 2019

At this Chinese hotel, the bellhops have been replaced by talking robots
Robots are showing up in more and more hotels all over the world. A Washington Post reporter's video captures what it's like to interact with one.

Washington Post Tech
Nov 27, 2019

FCC bars U.S. telecoms from using federal subsidies to buy Chinese tech
U.S. telecom and Internet providers can no longer use federal subsidies to buy network equipment from Chinese suppliers Huawei or ZTE and might be forced to rip out existing gear at a cost of more than $2 billion, the FCC ruled Friday.

Washington Post Tech
Nov 27, 2019

Boston Dynamics' ‘terrifying' robotic dogs have been put to work by at least one police agency
Boston Dynamics began began leasing their robotic dogs to the public this year. One of their first customers: The Massachusetts State Police.

Washington Post Tech
Nov 27, 2019

Dissension grows as Google workers stage San Francisco rally over employee suspensions
Google workers held a protest in San Francisco over the suspension of two employees, the latest sign of growing tensions at the search giant.

Washington Post Tech
Nov 27, 2019

E-books at libraries are a huge hit, leading to long waits, reader hacks and worried publishers
Library e-book waits have prompted some to take their memberships to a new extreme, collecting library cards or card numbers to enable them to find the rarest or most popular books, with the shortest wait.

Washington Post Tech
Nov 27, 2019

A 17-year-old posted to TikTok about China's detention camps. She was locked out of her account
TikTok said it didn't take action because of her political commentary, but the incident has raised fresh concerns about its approach to free speech.

Washington Post Tech
Nov 27, 2019

The Technology 202: Here are Amazon's four exhibits to support claim JEDI contract was improperly awarded
They showcase Trump's comments.

Washington Post Tech
Nov 27, 2019

Top Senate Democrats unveil new online privacy bill, promising tough penalties for data abuse
Senate Democrats on Tuesday proposed tough, new punishments for Facebook, Google and other Silicon Valley tech giants that mishandle their users' personal data, unveiling a sweeping new online privacy bill that aims to provide people their "Miranda rights" for the digital age.

Washington Post Tech
Nov 27, 2019

The Technology 202: Top Senate Democrat's new privacy bill likely to spark GOP protests
Sen. Cantwell's measure opens the door for individuals to sue tech companies for violating rules.

Washington Post Tech
Nov 27, 2019

The Technology 202: Twitter suspends accounts impersonating Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman and Fiona Hill
The social media company acted quickly in what could signal a more aggressive approach heading into 2020.

Washington Post Tech
Nov 27, 2019

Xbox Black Friday deals: Console bundles, games, peripherals and more
We've compiled the best Xbox Black Friday deals to make shopping easier for you.

Washington Post Tech
Nov 22, 2019

The Technology 202: Getting digital evidence can be hard for police. This bill would create a new office to help.
Rep. Val Demings wants to help law enforcement access data from tech companies.

Washington Post Tech
Nov 22, 2019

Apple says its App Store is ‘a safe and trusted place.'' We found 1,500 reports of unwanted sexual behavior on six apps, some targeting minors.
The complaints about popular social media platforms that connect strangers in video conversations, known as 'random chat apps,' serve as digital cries for help.

Washington Post Tech
Nov 22, 2019

America loves pickup trucks. Can Elon Musk win drivers over with a Tesla ‘Cybertruck''?
Tesla makes an ambitious push into a market dominated by America's best-selling vehicle, the Ford F-Series pickup.

Washington Post Tech
Nov 21, 2019

Alleged bank robber accuses police of illegally using Google location data to catch him
Geofence warrants, which target a geographic area instead of a specific suspect and collect information from innocent people, raise concerns among privacy and Fourth Amendment experts.

Washington Post Tech
Nov 21, 2019

Senators ask Trump to suspend licensing for tech sales to Huawei
A bipartisan group of senators wants President Trump's administration to suspend its approval of U.S. technology sales to China's Huawei, saying it poses risks to national security.

Washington Post Tech
Nov 21, 2019

Google''s new political ad rules unite Democratic and Republican campaigns in opposition
The policies, which restrict how campaigns can target users online, left strategists fearing they had lost a key tool for culling new supporters and donations less than a year before the 2020 election

Washington Post Tech
Nov 21, 2019

The Technology 202: LinkedIn reports takedowns of fake profiles, violence and even child exploitation
The professional network reveals it's grappling with the same issues as other social giants.

Washington Post Tech
Nov 20, 2019

Google announces new political-ads policies that limit targeting but not all lies
Google on Wednesday announced new restrictions on political advertisers around the world, including new rules that prevent candidates from targeting narrow categories of Web users, including based on their political affiliation.

Washington Post Tech
Nov 20, 2019

U.S. approves first licenses for tech sales to Huawei
The Trump administration has begun issuing licenses to some companies allowing them to restart U.S. tech sales to Chinese telecom giant Huawei, according to people familiar with the matter.

Washington Post Tech
Nov 20, 2019

Trump campaign, spending furiously to counter impeachment inquiry, assails Facebook over potential changes to political ad rules
The Trump campaign on Wednesday lashed out at Facebook after company executives said they're considering changes to their rules around political ads, deepening the partisan battle lines over the issue less than a year before the 2020 election.

Washington Post Tech
Nov 20, 2019

The Technology 202: Government should do more to regulate self-driving cars, investigators find after Uber death
The laissez-faire testing environment tech companies have enjoyed may be over.

Washington Post Tech
Nov 20, 2019

Uber plans to start audio-recording rides in the U.S. for safety
Uber is launching an audio recording pilot in Latin America. The ride-hailing giant said it is trying to bring the feature to the U.S., but that may prove complicated.

Washington Post Tech
Nov 19, 2019

Unplayable at times, magical in others: Stadia''s dream is still in the clouds
Stadia is plagued by latency issues, a weak library and value proposition.

Washington Post Tech
Nov 19, 2019

Police can keep Ring camera video forever and share with whomever they''d like, Amazon tells senator
'The lack of privacy and civil rights protections for innocent residents is nothing short of chilling,' Sen. Edward J. Markey said.

Washington Post Tech
Nov 19, 2019

Suspicious robocalls pitching health insurance surged in October. Now, the feds are scrambling to act.
A suspicious campaign bombarded Americans with what may be 288 million insurance-related robocalls in October alone, illustrating the country's continued struggles to stop a digital scourge occurring in plain sight.

Washington Post Tech
Nov 19, 2019

The Technology 202: How Facebook is gearing up to protect the U.S. Census from misinformation
It met with other government officials and tech companies to discuss a way forward.

Washington Post Tech
Nov 18, 2019

GAO sustains a protest by Jeff Bezos''s space company over lucrative Pentagon launch contracts


Washington Post Tech
Nov 18, 2019

WeWork planning to cut thousands of jobs
WeWork may lose around 4,000 workers as the company tries to bounce back from its ill-fated IPO.

Washington Post Tech
Nov 18, 2019

Boeing faced only ‘limited'' safety review from NASA, while SpaceX got a full examination


Washington Post Tech
Nov 18, 2019

Banking that electric cars can also be cool, Ford introduces an all-electric Mustang
Ford Motor has unveiled the Mustang Mach-E, an all-electric sport utility vehicle that the company claims will have a range of at least 230 miles.

  • CEOExpress
  • 1 Boston Place | Suite 2600
    Boston MA 02108
  • 617 482 1200
    617 299 8649 (fax)
  • Contact
  • As an Amazon Associate
    CEOExpress earns from
    qualifying purchases.

©1999-2019 CEOExpress Company LLC