Latest Technology News - Washington Times
Skip to content

Technology

Related Articles

FILE - In this April 11, 2018, file photo, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg testifies before a House Energy and Commerce hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington about the use of Facebook data to target American voters in the 2016 election and data privacy. Zuckerberg will be in Washington Thursday, Sept. 19, 2019, to meet with lawmakers and talk about internet regulation. The company said the meetings are not public and it did not give details on whom Zuckerberg is meeting with and what, exactly, he'll discuss. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)

Senate tech critic to Facebook CEO: Sell WhatsApp, Instagram

- Associated Press

As Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg met Thursday with President Donald Trump and other critics of the tech industry, the Senate's most vocal detractor offered a challenge: Sell your WhatsApp and Instagram properties to prove you're serious about protecting data privacy.

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos speaks during his news conference at the National Press Club in Washington, Thursday, Sept. 19, 2019. Bezos announced the Climate Pledge, setting a goal to meet the Paris Agreement 10 years early. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

'Middle of the herd' no more: Amazon tackles climate change

- Associated Press

Online shopping giant Amazon revealed a carbon footprint Thursday that rivals that of a small country and vowed to reduce the damage to the planet by cutting its use of fossil fuels.

Airbnb says it will go public in 2020

- Associated Press

Airbnb Inc. said Thursday it plans to go public in 2020, a long-awaited move by the home-sharing company that is both loved and reviled for its disruption of the hotel business.

Visitors take pictures of new devices of China's smartphone manufacturer Huawei during an event in Munich, Germany, Thursday, Sept. 19, 2019. (AP Photo/Matthias Schrader)

Huawei debuts phone without Google apps as US sanctions bite

- Associated Press

Huawei launched a new flagship smartphone on Thursday but it comes without popular Google apps such as Chrome or YouTube after U.S. sanctions kicked in, limiting its appeal to consumers.

In this Thursday, Sept. 12, 2019 photo, Assemblyman Phil Ting addresses the Assembly in Sacramento, Calif. Ting has a bill that would only allow people to get rebates for electric cars from manufacturers who have agreed to the state's emission standards, which are tougher than those of the federal government. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)

California promises fight to keep auto emission authority

- Associated Press

Preparing for a lengthy legal battle with the Trump administration about how much pollution to allow from cars, California regulators on Thursday said they were considering cracking down on other emissions to make up for any impacts on air quality.

FILE - This undated booking photo released by the Gwinnett County Sheriff's Office, shows Ed Kramer. A grand jury has indicted a Georgia judge, along with Kramer a co-founder of DragonCon, and two others, on Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2019, after prosecutors accused them of illegally accessing a courthouse computer network. (Gwinnett County Sheriff's Office via AP)

Judge, Dragon Con co-founder accused of criminal trespass

- Associated Press

A grand jury on Wednesday indicted a Georgia judge, along with a co-founder of DragonCon and two other people, after prosecutors accused them of illegally accessing a courthouse computer network.

Florida man charged with racially threatening black activist

- Associated Press

A Florida man was arrested Wednesday on charges that he cyberstalked and made racist threats against a black activist in Virginia to interfere with his plans to run for a seat on Charlottesville's city council.