Articles about The Washington Post
20 Jan 2021
Parler website returns with help from Russian firm; Still unusable
A week after Silicon Valley oligarchs collectively banded together to eliminate the fastest growing social media platform Parler, it is back online in limited capacity.
04 Jan 2021
Trump calls Georgia's top official, demands to overturn election results
Outgoing United States President Donald Trump directed the top election official in Georgia to "find enough votes" to change the poll outcome in an extraordinary phone call on Saturday, excerpts of which were released by the Washington Post on Sunday.
02 Nov 2020
Johnny Depp loses case against 'The Sun' involving ex-wife Heard
Actor Johnny Depp has legally failed to substantiate his claims against tabloid The Sun over an article that branded him a "wife-beater" while mentioning his and ex-wife Amber Heard's tumultuous relationship.
04 Sep 2020
Johnny Depp wants defamation case trial against Amber Heard postponed
Legendary actor Johnny Depp wants the hearings of the defamation case he has lodged against his ex-wife Amber Heard to be delayed.
27 Aug 2020
Next question: Newsom reacts to ex-wife Kimberly Guilfoyle's RNC speech
On the opening night of the Republican National Convention on Monday, Kimberly Guilfoyle delivered a fiery speech that went viral for all the wrong reasons.
21 Aug 2020
NewsBytes Briefing: Air leak at International Space Station, and more
In the updates since last night, NASA revealed that there has been a small air leak at the International Space Station.
19 Aug 2020
Unable to fly, travelers hop on flights to reach nowhere
With the coronavirus pandemic putting brakes on flying worldwide, frequent fliers are trying different styles to satisfy their "wanderlust".
16 Aug 2020
Huawei phones may lose Android update support: Here's why
If you own a Huawei-built phone with Google's Android operating system, there is something you should know.
09 Aug 2020
Coronavirus: Asymptomatic cases may be key to ending pandemic
For months, it has been known that although the novel coronavirus is highly contagious, a large portion of infected individuals witnesses only mild or no symptoms.
19 Jun 2020
Twitter labels Trump's video attacking 'fake news' as fake
Continuing its stringent content moderation practices, Twitter has fact-checked a video tweeted by US President Donald Trump and labeled the same as 'manipulated media'.
28 May 2020
Trump to sign executive order targeting social media firms
US President Donald Trump will sign an executive order pertaining to social media, the White House has confirmed.
22 May 2020
72-year-old man killed by son during Zoom call in US
A 72-year-old man was stabbed to death during a call on the video conferencing platform Zoom in New York, United States. The attacker is said to be the 72-year-old's own son.
18 Apr 2020
Wuhan lab intern accidentally leaked novel coronavirus, says US media
As the question of the origins of the novel coronavirus remains unanswered, reports claimed that the virus may have leaked from a laboratory in China's Wuhan city.
05 Apr 2020
More than 15,000 private Zoom meetings leaked online: Details here
Zoom, the video conferencing service that shot to fame in light of the COVID-19 pandemic, is drawing flak for leaking private meetings of its users.
09 Mar 2020
Saudi King's brother, former Crown Prince among royals arrested
In what is believed to be the latest crackdown by Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman (MBS), a fourth prince was reportedly arrested on Saturday.
28 Feb 2020
Johnny Depp allegedly said he would "burn" ex-wife Amber Heard
Hollywood actor Johnny Depp allegedly said via text messages that he wanted to "burn" his former wife Amber Heard and "f**k her burnt corpse" during their volatile relationship in the past.
23 Jan 2020
After hacking report, Bezos tweets image from Jamal Khashoggi's memorial
The phone of the world's richest man, Jeff Bezos, was allegedly hacked by Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, an explosive report in The Guardian claimed yesterday.
22 Jan 2020
Apparently, Saudi Crown Prince hacked Jeff Bezos's phone via WhatsApp
Last year, Gavin de Becker, a security specialist known for assisting the CIA and FBI, claimed that the Saudi government had hacked the phone of Jeff Bezos, the world's richest man.
17 Jan 2020
Piyush Goyal snubs Bezos's $1bn investment announcement, Chidambaram slams him
Amazon chief Jeff Bezos came to India bearing gifts. The world's richest man promised to invest $1 billion to digitize small businesses, but this offer was welcomed rudely.
23 Dec 2019
Jamal Khashoggi murder: Saudi court hands death penalty to 5
Over a year after journalist Jamal Khashoggi was murdered, a court in Saudi Arabia sentenced five people to death in connection with the incident.
26 Nov 2019
Why did Google fire four employees, rather unceremoniously?
On Monday, tech giant Google fired four employees for allegedly accessing internal information "outside the scope of their jobs."
16 Nov 2019
Google nearly published 100,000 X-rays, then realized serious privacy issues
Google wants you to believe that you are in full control of your data, but its actions tell a completely different story.
12 Nov 2019
Uber CEO calls Jamal Khashoggi's murder "mistake", apologizes after outrage
Washington Post journalist Jamal Khashoggi was murdered last year, inside Saudi Arabia's consulate in Istanbul. His murder, allegedly ordered by crown prince Mohammed bin Salman, sparked outrage and showed dissenting voices are shut.
05 Nov 2019
Now, US schools use app to track kids' bathroom breaks
Teachers often hate giving bathroom breaks to kids who end up using that time to roam around, create nuisance with their friends.
30 Oct 2019
WhatsApp is suing an Israeli firm for spying on users
Facebook-owned WhatsApp has sued Israeli security firm NSO Group for developing and injecting malware into its messaging service and using the same for spying on over 1,400 people.
24 Oct 2019
Doctor burns to death as Tesla doors fail to open
The futuristic doors of the electric car manufacturer Tesla Inc. have now landed the company in hot water.
14 Oct 2019
Chinese government's app caught spying on 100 million Android users
A Germany-based cybersecurity firm has claimed that the Chinese Communist party has been spying on people using its own app.
05 Oct 2019
Saudi Arabia allows tourists men, women to share hotel rooms
A week after Saudi Arabia welcomed tourists for the first time, the conservative Muslim Kingdom has clarified that foreign men and women will be allowed to rent hotel rooms together, without needing to prove that they are related.
03 Oct 2019
At Jamal Khashoggi's memorial, Jeff Bezos hugs his fiancée
A year ago, journalist Jamal Khashoggi was inhumanely murdered inside Saudi Arabia's consulate in Istanbul. On Wednesday, activists and his fiancée, Hatice Cengiz gathered outside the embassy to remember him.
02 Oct 2019
Before killing Jamal Khashoggi, Saudi operatives made "chilling" jokes: Report
Exactly a year ago, journalist Jamal Khashoggi entered Saudi Arabia's consulate in Istanbul to collect documents needed to marry his fiancee. He didn't come out alive.
23 Sep 2019
Man proposes to girlfriend underwater; dies before hearing 'Yes'
In a tragic piece of news, a United States man died while proposing to his girlfriend underwater in Tanzania, East Africa.
20 Sep 2019
Thousands worldwide, including ex-Saudi royal adviser, have Twitter accounts suspended
On Friday, the microblogging site Twitter said that it has closed down thousands of accounts on its platform for spreading fake news and pro-government propaganda.
31 Aug 2019
Did President Trump accidentally tweet classified information about Iran?
Amid tensions between the United States and Iran, President Donald Trump may have accidentally let it slip that he's spying on the Gulf nation.
30 Aug 2019
Happy Birthday Buffett: Let's celebrate quirks of world's richest man
Warren Buffett, better known as the 'Oracle of Omaha', turns 89 today.
20 Aug 2019
Here's how much Mia Khalifa earned from her porn stint
Former pornstar Mia Khalifa is a global cultural sensation today. The 26-year-old took the adult film industry by storm since her appearance in scenes wearing a hijab.
15 Aug 2019
Love coffee? This robot makes 100 cups in an hour
From preparing meals to actually delivering them, robots are taking charge of every major task in the food-tech industry.
21 Jul 2019
Amazon accidentally gives 99% discount on Prime Day sale
During the recent Amazon Prime Day sale, a few photography enthusiasts left a lot happier than they would have imagined.
14 Jul 2019
Chandrayaan-2: ISRO's moon mission is cheaper than 'Avengers: Endgame'
Fifty years after Apollo 11 made the historic Moon landing, India's second Moon mission, Chandrayaan-2, plans to "go where no country has ever gone before": the satellite's South Pole.
10 Jul 2019
American Airlines staff makes woman 'cover up' before boarding flight
A US woman was temporarily removed from an American Airlines flight for wearing "inappropriate" clothing. Tisha Rowe (37), a resident of Houston (Texas), said she and her 8-year-old son weren't allowed to board the flight until she "covered up."
03 Jul 2019
MacKenzie Bezos to get $38bn in world's biggest divorce settlement
Months after the couple announced their split, MacKenzie Bezos (48) will walk away with $38 billion as she divorces her husband, Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos (55), anytime this week.