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Latest news from Wtop.com - technology feed

  1. The Latest: A Google hands-free camera snaps pics by itself

    10.04 / 18:42 wtop.com Wtop.com - technology
    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Latest on Google’s new-product showcase (all times local): 11:15 a.m. Google is introducing a hands-free camera that will automatically take photos and video for people looking to catch candid moments… The post The Latest: A Google hands-free camera snaps pics by itself appeared first on W…
  2. Tracker: Trump tops pope as most-followed leader on Twitter

    10.04 / 18:42 wtop.com Wtop.com - technology
    GENEVA (AP) — President Donald Trump has passed Pope Francis to become the most-followed world leader on Twitter, a social media tracker says. Twitplomacy says Trump, with about 40 million followers, over the weekend took… The post Tracker: Trump tops pope as most-followed leader on Twitter appeared first on W…
  3. Senators bewildered by Equifax contract with IRS after hack

    10.04 / 17:06 wtop.com Wtop.com - technology
    WASHINGTON (AP) — Senators expressed bewilderment Wednesday that credit reporting company Equifax, under siege after a data breach affecting more than 145 million people, has received a $7.25 million contract with the IRS to provide… The post Senators bewildered by Equifax contract with IRS after hack appeared first on W…
  4. The Latest: Senate panel approves self-driving car bill

    10.04 / 16:28 wtop.com Wtop.com - technology
    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on a Senate bill to advance self-driving cars (all times local): 10:28 a.m. A Senate committee has approved a bill to clear away obstacles to a new era of self-driving… The post The Latest: Senate panel approves self-driving car bill appeared first on W…
  5. Senators to discuss first findings in Russia probe

    10.04 / 16:28 wtop.com Wtop.com - technology
    WASHINGTON (AP) — Leaders of the Senate intelligence committee are set to release preliminary findings about Russian intervention in the 2016 election — and begin to publicly warn states, voters and social media companies about… The post Senators to discuss first findings in Russia probe appeared first on WTO…
  6. White House adviser: Phase out Social Security number as ID

    10.04 / 16:28 wtop.com Wtop.com - technology
    BOSTON (AP) — A cybersecurity adviser to President Donald Trump is pushing to phase out the use of Social Security numbers as a form of identification. White House Cybersecurity Coordinator Rob Joyce said Wednesday that… The post White House adviser: Phase out Social Security number as ID appeared first on W…
  7. Will your job be automated? 70 percent of Americans say no

    10.04 / 14:47 wtop.com Wtop.com - technology
    WASHINGTON (AP) — Most Americans believe their jobs are safe from the spread of automation and robotics, at least during their lifetimes. And only a handful says automation has cost them a job or loss… The post Will your job be automated? 70 percent of Americans say no appeared first on W…
  8. UN Ambassador Nikki Haley reprimanded for political tweet

    10.04 / 13:11 wtop.com Wtop.com - technology
    COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley has been reprimanded for violating a law limiting government employees’ political activity by voicing support for a South Carolina congressional candidate. Last week, the U.S. Office of… The post UN Ambassador Nikki Haley reprimanded for political tweet appeared first on W…
  9. Foxconn to announce location of Wisconsin plant Wednesday

    10.04 / 13:11 wtop.com Wtop.com - technology
    MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Taiwanese technology manufacturer Foxconn is expected to announce it will locate its new sprawling manufacturing complex in Mount Pleasant, Wisconsin. The announcement is scheduled for Wednesday morning. Racine County and village… The post Foxconn to announce location of Wisconsin plant Wednesday appeared first on W…
  10. Amazon must pay $295 million in back taxes, EU says

    10.04 / 11:48 wtop.com Wtop.com - technology
    BRUSSELS (AP) — Amazon has to pay $295 million in back taxes to Luxembourg, the European Union ordered Wednesday, in its latest attempt to tighten the screws on multinationals it says are avoiding taxes through… The post Amazon must pay $295 million in back taxes, EU says appeared first on W…
  11. Senators weigh bill to remove obstacles to self-driving cars

    10.04 / 11:48 wtop.com Wtop.com - technology
    WASHINGTON (AP) — A bill to clear away obstacles to a new era of self-driving cars is facing opposition from safety advocates who say it would give automakers free rein to put unsafe vehicles on… The post Senators weigh bill to remove obstacles to self-driving cars appeared first on W…