Drew Harwell

tech reporter at the Washington Post

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National technology reporter for the Washington Post.

Drew Harwell on KCRW

Chaos is bleeding into Elon Musk’s main business following his takeover of Twitter. Tesla’s stock price is down and advertisers are fleeing the platform.

Elon Musk is now Twitter’s ‘extreme voice-in-chief’ as he flirts with far-right

Chaos is bleeding into Elon Musk’s main business following his takeover of Twitter. Tesla’s stock price is down and advertisers are fleeing the platform.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Facebook’s parent company Meta hired a GOP consulting firm to try to convince Americans that TikTok was harmful to children, reports the Washington Post.

TikTok v. Meta: Facebook’s parent company paid GOP firm to damage the video app

Facebook’s parent company Meta hired a GOP consulting firm to try to convince Americans that TikTok was harmful to children, reports the Washington Post.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Home surveillance systems, like Amazon’s Ring doorbell cameras and Google Nest, have become valuable tools in police investigations.

Police are using doorbell camera footage to solve crimes, raising privacy concerns

Home surveillance systems, like Amazon’s Ring doorbell cameras and Google Nest, have become valuable tools in police investigations.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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