Cat Zakrzewski, Washington Post

Cat Zakrzewski

Washington Post

San Francisco, CA, United States

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Recent:
  • Washington Post
Past:
  • ScienceAlert
  • Wall Street Journal
  • Moneyish
  • TechCrunch

Recent articles by Cat:

The Technology 202: Amazon HQ2 debacle could increase scrutiny of corporate incentives

The company's very public contest put a spotlight on a typically quiet process. → Read More

The Technology 202: Is the FTC powerful enough to be an effective privacy cop? New report raises questions

GAO report may encourage lawmakers to give the agency more power. → Read More

The Technology 202: Pentagon promises to make ethics a priority in first AI strategy

The move could ease tensions with Silicon Valley workers concerned about using AI for warfare. → Read More

The Technology 202: Bezos dilemma could spark Congress to act on graphic photos

Rep. Jackie Speier is reintroducing legislation. → Read More

The Technology 202: Sen. Amy Klobuchar, announcing 2020 bid, comes out swinging on Big Tech

She's making a big -- and unusual -- bet that tech policy will sway Democratic voters. → Read More

The Technology 202: Facebook controversy spurs momentum in Congress for privacy safeguards for kids and teens

Three senators are asking Facebook, Google, and Apple if they would support a bill. → Read More

The Technology 202: Lawmakers fret about China's investment in 5G

Congress set to make next-generation wireless a priority amid global race. → Read More

The Technology 202: Trump gives almost no air time to technology in State of the Union address

Industry says it was a missed opportunity. → Read More

The Technology 202: Trump wants a border wall. One of his biggest supporters in tech is expanding a virtual one.

Palmer Luckey is loudly touting Anduril's work on the border. → Read More

The Technology 202: Facebook is having trouble keeping its fact-checking partners

Snopes's departure is a blow to the social network's fight against disinformation. → Read More

The Technology 202: Here's one immigration policy the Trump administration and Silicon Valley can agree on

Industry is welcoming the new H-1B visa changes. → Read More

The Technology 202: Apple just became the tech industry's de facto privacy cop

But advocates say it's Washington's job crack down on Facebook. → Read More

The Technology 202: The shutdown is over, but companies trying to go public are still in limbo

And a second shutdown would put IPOs in jeopardy. → Read More

The Technology 202: Facebook's messaging plans spark privacy, antitrust concerns around the world

Ireland watchdog's scrutiny could be just the beginning. → Read More

The Technology 202: Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is using her social media clout to tackle bias in algorithms

It's so far eluded her more senior peers. → Read More

The Technology 202: Here's how 2020 hopeful Pete Buttigieg wants to help workers who could lose jobs to AI

Future of work could emerge as a wedge issue in the presidential race. → Read More

The Technology 202: Workers in heartland states most at risk of losing jobs to AI, new study finds

Congress under pressure to act -- but solving this kind of societal shift won't be easy. → Read More

The Technology 202: Big Tech went big on lobbying spending – and privacy advocates are concerned

Google, Facebook, Amazon, Microsoft and Apple spent a combined $64 million. → Read More

The Technology 202: Google fine signals Europe is prepared to take on Silicon Valley

The $57 million penalty could just be the beginning. → Read More

The Technology 202: Sen. Schatz calls on technology industry to share cyber threats

He says "it's about time" there's a formal cybersecurity clearinghouse. → Read More