Iran gained access to election results website in 2020, military reveals
U.S. officials disrupted the attack before the votes were tallied.By Joseph Menn
Amazon delivery firm allows its drivers to unionize with the Teamsters
The Teamsters pledged two years ago to unionize Amazon delivery drivers, who are not employed directly by the company.By Lauren Kaori Gurley and Caroline O'Donovan
Apple prevails in antitrust battle over the future of the App Store
The appeals affirmed that the Fortnite maker failed to prove that Apple’s policies constituted anticompetitive conduct afoul of federal antitrust laws.By Cat Zakrzewski
How Facebook users can apply for a share of $725 million settlement
Millions of Facebook users can get money back as part of a class action settlement over alleged Cambridge Analytica privacy violations.By Heather Kelly
Supreme Court to decide if officials can block constituents on social media
At issue is whether the First Amendment guarantees access to personal social-media accounts that are used by public officials to communicate with constituents.By Robert Barnes
Their voices are their livelihood. Now AI could take it away.
Advances in generative artificial intelligence, technology that forms texts, images or sounds, has allowed software to recreate people’s voices with eerie precision.By Pranshu Verma
San Francisco is a postcard from a driverless car future. Here’s what it’s like.
In San Francisco, hundreds of self-driving cars are filling the streets, confusing and angering some residents while impressing bicyclists and tourists.By Heather Kelly
These celebrities ‘subscribed to Twitter Blue.’ Except they’re dead.
Chadwick Boseman, Michael Jackson and Kobe Bryant are among the public figures Twitter labeled as having paid for a new subscription program costing $8 a month.By Annabelle Timsit and Marisa Iati
Welcome to the age of automated dating
Using dating apps can be a slog. But there are AI programs that will ease the travail. Just be warned that they are not perfect.By Taylor Lorenz
SpaceX didn’t want to blow up its launchpad. It may have done just that.
Videos shared on social media showed debris slamming into a van several hundred feet away and striking the nearby beach and the shoreline as if they were a war zone.By Christian Davenport
Twitter users #BlockTheBlue as ‘verified’ accounts take on new meaning
Some netizens have blocked accounts with blue check marks after Twitter removed the symbol from legacy accounts.By Kelsey Ables
Twitter removes labels from state-controlled media, helping propaganda
The move came the same week that Russia and China were revealed to have been operating armies of fake social media profiles to sway U.S. debate.By Joseph Menn
These are some of the notable companies laying off workers
The tech, mortgage and auto industries are among the hardest hit with layoffs going into 2023. Among the giant companies are Amazon, Meta and Twitter.By Julian Mark, Hamza Shaban, Aaron Gregg and Jacob Bogage
Elon Musk has had a wild week. Now he wants to start an AI company.
Musk is entering the field responsible for ChatGPT, but some worry his ambitions have lost their luster after failed promises and a tumultuous reign at Twitter.By Faiz Siddiqui
Never Google ‘free credit report.’ Do this instead.
Never search the web if you're looking for free credit reports. Google ads lead you away from a government-mandated free service.By Shira Ovide
Why SpaceX’s Starship explosion is a low-key success
The sheer scale of Starship, which is deemed the world’s most powerful rocket, and its successful liftoff is a feat in itself.By Anumita Kaur
In photos: The scene as the unmanned Space X Starship explodes
SpaceX’s Starship lifted off the pad in Southern Texas and cleared the launchpad, its first milestone, but then began tumbling as it was preparing for stage separation and the vehicle came apart some four minutes into flight.By Washington Post Staff
Amazon HQ2 was thought up pre-pandemic. But the world is hybrid now.
A sluggish return to the office is dimming some of Amazon's expected boost to Virginia – and prompting some questions about the whole project's future.By Teo Armus
Zuckerberg praises Meta executives a day after laying off 4,000 workers
Mark Zuckerberg said ’I think they did well’ regarding executive performance, noting many senior leaders took on new and expanded roles at Meta in the last year.By Naomi Nix
Elon Musk’s Twitter strips blue checks from public figures
Elon Musk has been pushing for Twitter to remove legacy verification badges for months.By Rachel Lerman and Faiz Siddiqui