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Washington Post Tech
Jul 14, 2024

Musk, other pro-Trump billionaires have helped shape shooting narrative
The right-learning business community on Twitter, including Elon Musk and hedge fund billionaire Bill Ackman, used their megaphones to endorse Trump and fuel storylines about Saturday's attack.

Washington Post Tech
Jul 14, 2024

‘BlueAnon' conspiracy theories flood social media after Trump rally shooting
Researchers who track online conspiracies say liberals, too, are now vulnerable to -- and generating -- QAnon-like bursts of misinformation.

Washington Post Tech
Jul 13, 2024

OpenAI illegally barred staff from airing safety risks, whistleblowers say
OpenAI whistleblowers filed a complaint with the SEC where they allege the AI company is silencing employees from sharing concerns about its AI technology.

Washington Post Tech
Jul 12, 2024

Meta rolls back restrictions on Trump's social media accounts
"We believe that the American people should be able to hear from the nominees for President on the same basis," Meta executive Nick Clegg said in a statement.

Washington Post Tech
Jul 12, 2024

Hackers stole almost everyone's AT&T call records. What should you do?
Hackers stole phone records from almost all AT&T wireless customers. What should you do if that includes you?

Washington Post Tech
Jul 12, 2024

Hackers stole almost everyone's AT&T phone records. What should you do?
Hackers stole phone records from almost all AT&T wireless customers. What should you do if that includes you?

Washington Post Tech
Jul 12, 2024

SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket suffers engine failure during satellite launch
SpaceX CEO Elon Musk wrote on X that the engine on the mission with no astronauts failed "for reasons currently unknown. Team is reviewing data tonight to understand root cause."

Washington Post Tech
Jul 12, 2024

OpenAI promised to make its AI safe. Employees say it ‘failed' its first test.
Employees said OpenAI rushed the release of its latest AI model, called GPT-4 Omni.

Washington Post Tech
Jul 11, 2024

You're holding your phone wrong
Since you're unlikely to use your smartphone less, try these adjustments to minimize hand and eye issues.

Washington Post Tech
Jul 11, 2024

Tesla sells ‘Self-Driving' cars. Is it fraud?
A series of investigations focuses on whether Tesla committed fraud in its marketing of Autopilot and Full Self-Driving.

Washington Post Tech
Jul 10, 2024

A grieving mom's TikTok videos spark online speech battle
A Mississippi judge ordered Heather Wyatt to take down posts accusing schoolmates of bullying her daughter, Aubreigh, to death

Washington Post Tech
Jul 10, 2024

NASA astronauts are confident Boeing's Starliner will get them home
NASA and Boeing are continuing to conduct ground tests to see why five of the spacecraft's thrusters stopped working during the approach to the space station.

Washington Post Tech
Jul 10, 2024

NATO's newest weapon is online content creators
NATO and the State Department are hosting online content creators in Washington, D.C., this week in an attempt to boost the alliance's image with young people.

Washington Post Tech
Jul 10, 2024

Microsoft, Apple will not join OpenAI's board as regulatory scrutiny grows
Microsoft and Apple will no longer sit as observers on OpenAI's board, as regulators ask whether tech giants hold too much sway over AI upstarts.

Washington Post Tech
Jul 10, 2024

Influencer running for U.S. Senate challenges campaign finance rules
Senate candidate and online influencer Caroline Gleich asked the FEC to modernize campaign finance rules she says disadvantage people who make a living online.

Washington Post Tech
Jul 10, 2024

Health tracking rings are getting more popular. Samsung wants in.
The Galaxy Ring tracks sleep quality, lasts nearly a week on a single charge, and controls your phone. Is that enough to take smart rings mainstream?

Washington Post Tech
Jul 09, 2024

U.S. and allies take down Russian ‘bot farm' powered by AI
The effort drove nearly a thousand covert accounts on X.

Washington Post Tech
Jul 09, 2024

The unspoken rules of sharing passwords with your partner
Whether to combine financial, social media and streaming accounts is a struggle in modern relationships. Here are some rules to live by.

Washington Post Tech
Jul 09, 2024

Your partner wants your online passwords. Say no.
Whether to combine financial, social media and streaming accounts is a struggle in modern relationships. Here are some rules to live by.

Washington Post Tech
Jul 09, 2024

How Kamala Harris's awkward moments became internet gold
Clips of Kamala Harris in awkward or offbeat moments that were previously used to criticize her are being turned into social posts portraying her as relatable.

Washington Post Tech
Jul 09, 2024

In a first, federal regulators ban messaging app from hosting minors
The groundbreaking FTC settlement stems from claims that popular app NGL overhyped its anti-bullying efforts and engaged in aggressive marketing to children and teens.

Washington Post Tech
Jul 08, 2024

Should you quit your job? Take our quiz.
No job will make you happy all the time, but there are signs it could be time to seek new opportunities. Take our quiz to find out.

Washington Post Tech
Jul 07, 2024

Cyclists can't decide whether to fear or love self-driving cars
Cyclists have a contentious and sometimes deadly relationship with human drivers. Now they are split about whether self-driving cars can make the roads safer.

Washington Post Tech
Jul 06, 2024

Younger women are practicing radical pay transparency on TikTok
Young women are sharing payday routines, breaking down investments and opening up about budgeting.

Washington Post Tech
Jul 06, 2024

The best tech to have in a natural disaster
Your smartphone can be a lifesaver in an emergency situation like a heat wave or wildfire. Here is the tech you need to stay connected in a disaster.

Washington Post Tech
Jul 06, 2024

What would happen if Russia detonated a nuclear bomb in space?
A mysterious satellite known as Cosmos 2553 has raised concerns that Russia is conducting tests that could lead to a nuclear weapon in space.

Washington Post Tech
Jul 05, 2024

The ‘Washington Post March' needed an update. I tried using AI to replace it.
With apps like Suno, it's never been easier to generate "new" music on the fly -- for better or worse.

Washington Post Tech
Jul 05, 2024

Need a new song of the summer? Creating songs with AI is uncomfortable fun
With apps like Suno, it's never been easier to generate "new" music on the fly -- for better or worse.

Washington Post Tech
Jul 05, 2024

Meta's Threads is struggling to win over content creators
Social platforms need buy-in from content creators to draw big audiences, but Meta's Threads is struggling to win them over.

Washington Post Tech
Jul 05, 2024

Biden's gameplan against tech giants faces new legal dangers
President Biden's tech enforcers are confronting new legal challenges after the Supreme Court overturned Chevron.

Washington Post Tech
Jul 04, 2024

Thinking of buying a new laptop? AI PCs are here.
The best things about a new wave of "AI PCs" may have nothing to do with AI.

Washington Post Tech
Jul 03, 2024

Why work four days a week when you can work six? Greece gives it a shot.
New legislation for a longer workweek in Greece took effect in July as other countries pilot and adopt four-day workweeks.

Washington Post Tech
Jul 03, 2024

One year in, Threads hasn't overtaken X. Meta still thinks it can.
The goal is to build "a less angry place for people to share their ideas," Instagram Threads chief Adam Mosseri says. Some users aren't happy about that.

Washington Post Tech
Jul 03, 2024

See how The Sims helped these players change their real lives
Power players use The Sims to design their businesses, workshop new hobbies and test out becoming pet owners.

Washington Post Tech
Jul 02, 2024

A TikToker made sunscreen from scratch. We tried her recipe.
Nara Smith has repeatedly gone viral for her homemade creations, but dermatologists say you should stick with FDA-approved sunscreen.

Washington Post Tech
Jul 02, 2024

This is the most pointless website on the planet. It's fantastic.
We all deserve uncomplicated joy.

Washington Post Tech
Jul 01, 2024

E.U. says Meta's ‘pay or consent' ads violate competition law
Regulators say the tech giant breached the Digital Markets Act in requiring Instagram and Facebook users to pay if they don't want personal data used to generate targeted ads.

Washington Post Tech
Jul 01, 2024

Renting an EV can be cheap yet inconvenient. Here's how to rent smart.
Electric vehicles are fun to drive and easy on the environment — just make sure build extra time into your itinerary before you hit the road.

Washington Post Tech
Jun 30, 2024

Meta created a ‘Supreme Court' for content. Then it threatened its funds.
Once hailed as a model for internet governance, Meta's Oversight Board has been criticized as slow-moving and increasingly irrelevant.

Washington Post Tech
Jun 29, 2024

CEOs charged with top Navy admiral fight U.S. bribery allegations
Two top executives of a New York-based technology services firm are challenging U.S. prosecutors' decision to bring what one of their lawyers called a "politically motivated" military corruption case.

Washington Post Tech
Jun 28, 2024

White House will host creator economy summit in August
The White House will invite online content creators to a summit on the industry. Some say they won't attend, citing disappointment in Biden.

Washington Post Tech
Jun 28, 2024

Is that app sketchy? Here are 3 easy ways to check.
You could spend your remaining days reading privacy policies. Or take just a few minutes to do these checks for red flags.

Washington Post Tech
Jun 27, 2024

Tesla pushes back on wrongful death suit from wife of employee killed in fiery crash
Tesla responds to a lawsuit that followed a Washington Post investigation suggesting the company's ‘Full Self Driving' feature potentially played a role a deadly crash.

Washington Post Tech
Jun 27, 2024

The majority of Gen Z describe themselves as video content creators
A YouTube survey reports that 65 percent of younger internet users consider themselves as video content creators, a generational shift in online life.

Washington Post Tech
Jun 27, 2024

It's not just Nvidia: AI interest sends these stocks higher
Companies connected to artificial intelligence technology are experiencing a wave of investment. Here are some companies to watch.

Washington Post Tech
Jun 27, 2024

See how Nvidia became one of the world's most valuable companies
Nvidia grew from an obscure chip designer to one of the most valuable companies in the world thanks to the AI boom

Washington Post Tech
Jun 27, 2024

The new work etiquette: If you can't spot the jerk, it might be you
From avoiding unclear meeting invitations to gossiping more, these are some rules of the modern workplace.

Washington Post Tech
Jun 27, 2024

China says U.S. can't stop it from taking ‘giant steps' in space
China is the first country to retrieve rocks from the far side of the moon, which experts say could be a game changer in understanding lunar history.

Washington Post Tech
Jun 26, 2024

How bullying shaped the surgeon general's fight against social media
Today, U.S. Surgeon General Vivek H. Murthy on the perils of social media and the public health crises he believes are most relevant to the youngest generation of Americans.

Washington Post Tech
Jun 26, 2024

Supreme Court allows White House contacts with social media firms
In a 6-3 ruling, the majority said the challengers did not have legal grounds — or standing — to bring the case against the Biden administration.

Washington Post Tech
Jun 26, 2024

WikiLeaks launched an era of hacking, leaking and influence operations
Born at least in part of idealism, WikiLeaks' aid to a Russian influence operation succeeded so well that it ushered in a golden era of hacking and leaking.

Washington Post Tech
Jun 26, 2024

Is an Instagram ‘like' micro-cheating? Gen Z embraces digital sleuthing.
Young people are debating what counts as cheating in the internet age — and going to great lengths to monitor their partners online.

Washington Post Tech
Jun 25, 2024

OpenAI delays launch of voice assistant, citing safety testing
The artificial intelligence company had planned to release new voice features for ChatGPT this month but said a broad release would instead come in the fall.

Washington Post Tech
Jun 25, 2024

Embattled self-driving car company Cruise appoints new CEO
Troubled self-driving car company Cruise appoints March Whitten, a veteran video game executive, as its new CEO.

Washington Post Tech
Jun 25, 2024

Astronauts' delayed return reflects high stakes for Boeing and NASA
Boeing desperately needs to demonstrate that it can fly astronauts safely and overcome the kinds of technical challenges that have been plaguing the spacecraft — as well as the company's commercial aviation division.

Washington Post Tech
Jun 25, 2024

AI isn't dumb, but it might be dumber than you think
It's time to get real about what AI can and can't do.

Washington Post Tech
Jun 25, 2024

It's time to get real about what AI can and can't do
AI isn't dumb, but it might be dumber than you think.

Washington Post Tech
Jun 25, 2024

Microsoft broke antitrust rules by bundling Teams, E.U. says
It's the second major action in as many days by the European Commission against a Big Tech company.

Washington Post Tech
Jun 25, 2024

Microsoft broke antitrust rules by bundling Teams, EU says
It's the second major action in as many days by the European Commission against a Big Tech company.

Washington Post Tech
Jun 25, 2024

Microsoft broke antitrust rules by bundling Teams with Office, EU says
It's the second major action in as many days by the European Commission against a Big Tech company.

Washington Post Tech
Jun 24, 2024

Record companies sue AI music generators Suno, Udio
The lawsuits from Sony, Warner and UMG allege that AI companies trained their tools on copyrighted songs without payment or permission.

Washington Post Tech
Jun 24, 2024

Is work taking over your life? Here's how to reclaim your time
If you're over your workday bleeding into your real day, use these five tech tips to reestablish some work-life balance.

Washington Post Tech
Jun 24, 2024

Is work taking over your life? Here's how to reclaim your time.
If you're over your workday bleeding into your real day, use these five tech tips to reestablish some work-life balance.

Washington Post Tech
Jun 24, 2024

U.S. ‘on schedule' in race with China to land people on moon, NASA chief says
Despite China's many achievements in space, including landing an uncrewed spacecraft on the far side of the moon to collect samples, the United States remains on track to return astronauts to the lunar surface ahead of its chief rival, NASA administrator Bill Nelson said in an interview.

Washington Post Tech
Jun 24, 2024

Law enforcement is spying on thousands of Americans' mail, records show
The Postal Service approves thousands of requests every year from police officers and federal agents seeking information from Americans' letters and packages.

Washington Post Tech
Jun 23, 2024

Family whose home was hit by space debris seeks damages from NASA
No one was hurt, but a lawyer for the Florida family said the near miss could have been catastrophic. How NASA responds could set a legal precedent, the lawyer said.

Washington Post Tech
Jun 22, 2024

A peek inside San Francisco's AI boom
These photos show what life is like for entrepreneurs and start-ups powering the artificial-intelligence revolution.

Washington Post Tech
Jun 21, 2024

Cyberattacks crippled thousands of car dealers. Here's what to know.
The cyberattacks on CDK Global led to a shutdown of sales, financing and payroll systems for many dealerships in North America.

Washington Post Tech
Jun 21, 2024

This free app is the experts' choice for wildfire information
How a Silicon Valley veteran and public safety volunteers created the go-to information source on wildfires.

Washington Post Tech
Jun 20, 2024

TikTok slams U.S. in challenge to possible ban: Punishment ‘was the point'
TikTok shared internal files from years of failed negotiations with the government in a legal offensive challenging a potential ban on the popular video app.

Washington Post Tech
Jun 20, 2024

How TikTok went from teen sensation to political pariah
In the years since TikTok was born as a lip-syncing app for Chinese teens, it has reshaped the media landscape — forcing U.S. tech giants to reckon with a foreign rival.

Washington Post Tech
Jun 20, 2024

Everything TikTok users need to know about a possible ban in the U.S.
What are the odds that TikTok will disappear? When? And what should you do in the meantime?

Washington Post Tech
Jun 20, 2024

TikTok slams U.S. ‘political demagoguery' in challenge to possible ban
TikTok shared internal files from years of failed negotiations with the government in a legal offensive challenging a potential ban on the popular video app.

Washington Post Tech
Jun 20, 2024

Can AI police itself? Experts say chatbots can detect each other's gaffes.
AI chatbots often make up inaccurate answers that they predict humans want to hear. One solution: Have them call each other out.

Washington Post Tech
Jun 20, 2024

TikTok makes major play for ‘Eras' of Taylor Swift fans
The ubiquitous social platform has built an entire in-app experience to celebrate Swift's Eras Tour.

Washington Post Tech
Jun 19, 2024

Could an all-inclusive cost the same as rent? He tried it.
A Seattle man tested the theory that living at a Mexico resort would be comparable to a month of expenses at home.

Washington Post Tech
Jun 19, 2024

The new travel etiquette for tech: Wear headphones and stop filming strangers
These common tech goofs can annoy those around you. Here's how to be kinder to your fellow travelers.

Washington Post Tech
Jun 18, 2024

Nvidia pushes out Apple, Microsoft to become world's most valuable company
The computer chipmaker's stock market value rose to $3.3 trillion, surpassing Apple and Microsoft.

Washington Post Tech
Jun 18, 2024

NASA delays return of Boeing Starliner spacecraft to June 26
The return leg, with a fiery plunge through the atmosphere, is a key part of the test flight that will stress the spacecraft's heat shield with temperatures reaching about 3,000 degrees Fahrenheit.

Washington Post Tech
Jun 18, 2024

Amazon fined $5.9 million for breaking labor law in California
The company is among the first to run afoul of a union-backed law aimed at protecting warehouse workers from aggressive productivity quotas.

Washington Post Tech
Jun 18, 2024

Heat wave do's and don'ts for your phone
Don't stick your phone in the fridge. Do sign up for emergency text alerts.

Washington Post Tech
Jun 17, 2024

What research actually says about social media and kids' health
Here's what the research has shown about the effect of social media use on kids' and teens' mental health.

Washington Post Tech
Jun 17, 2024

It won an award for AI images. Just one problem: It was a real photo.
Miles Astray's flamingo shot was disqualified, but made a statement nonetheless: "Nature is just so fantastic and creative, and I don't think any machine can beat that," he said.

Washington Post Tech
Jun 17, 2024

Hot phone? Here's how to cool it down (say no to the fridge)
As record-breaking heat waves bake areas of the United States and Europe, here is the Help Desk's tips to keep our hot phones cool.

Washington Post Tech
Jun 17, 2024

How to keep your kids safe online — without taking away their phone
Here's what parents and caregivers really need to look out for -- and how to talk to their kids about the potential harms lurking in their direct messages.

Washington Post Tech
Jun 17, 2024

Expert strategies that (really) help kids reduce screen time
Four strategies to reset your family's relationship with screen time from the surgeon general, parents and researchers who know what kids actually do online.

Washington Post Tech
Jun 17, 2024

Surgeon general calls for social media warning labels
Vivek Murthy warned that social media warning labels are needed to help combat a mental health crisis among America's youth.

Washington Post Tech
Jun 17, 2024

Sick of scams? Stop answering your phone.
Phone scams are still hugely popular — and they depend entirely on people curious enough to answer.

Washington Post Tech
Jun 17, 2024

TikTok lifted this family out of public housing. See their life before and after
See how hairstylist Fanstasia McLean built her business, one TikTok at a time.

Washington Post Tech
Jun 16, 2024

Voice assistants and AI chatbots still can't say who won the 2020 election
With months to go before the U.S. presidential election, some popular AI chatbots and voice assistants deliver potentially harmful election misinformation.

Washington Post Tech
Jun 15, 2024

Leaked documents reveal patient safety issues at Amazon's One Medical
After One Medical began using a call center staffed by contractors with minimal training, patients with urgent symptoms failed to receive immediate help.

Washington Post Tech
Jun 15, 2024

Elon Musk is unfathomably rich. Here's where his money is stashed.
Musk lacks significant tranches of cash; his money is largely tied up in ownership stakes of his companies.

Washington Post Tech
Jun 14, 2024

Stanford's top disinformation research group collapses under pressure
The Stanford Internet Observatory provided real-time analysis on viral election falsehoods, but has struggled amid attacks from conservative politicians and activists.

Washington Post Tech
Jun 14, 2024

What are all these Apple executives doing with their legs?
Warning: Reading this may make you self-conscious about how you stand.

Washington Post Tech
Jun 14, 2024

How Pope Francis became the AI ethicist for world leaders and tech titans
Francis on Friday became the first pope to address G-7 leaders, joining a summit session dedicated to artificial intelligence.

Washington Post Tech
Jun 14, 2024

How Pope Francis became the AI ethicist for tech titans and world leaders
Francis on Friday will become the first pope to address G-7 leaders, joining a summit session dedicated to artificial intelligence.

Washington Post Tech
Jun 13, 2024

Big Tech's voluntary approach to deepfakes isn't enough, top U.S. cyberdefense official says
Legislation is needed to keep artificial intelligence from being used in harmful ways, said the director of the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency

Washington Post Tech
Jun 13, 2024

Big Tech's voluntary approach to deepfakes isn't enough, U.S. cyber head says
Legislation is needed to keep artificial intelligence from being used in harmful ways, said the director of the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency

Washington Post Tech
Jun 13, 2024

Tesla shareholders approve Elon Musk's massive compensation package
Investors and Musk's supporters, including X CEO Linda Yaccarino, applauded the results. The tally will be finalized at a shareholder meeting later Thursday.

Washington Post Tech
Jun 13, 2024

Congress questions Microsoft boss after a ‘cascade' of security errors
Microsoft President Brad Smith faces the The House Homeland Security committee amid sharp criticism the company's security practices put government clients at risk.

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