• By Wired   -   Oct 19, 2017

    CONGRESS'S NEW BILL CAN'T ELIMINATE RUSSIAN INFLUENCE ONLINE

    The Honest Ads Act increases transparency in online political ads. That's important. But it won't stop bad actors from exploiting open...

    Congress, Business
  • By Wired   -   Oct 19, 2017

    NETFLIX'S 'THE PUNISHER' IS COMING SOONER THAN YOU THINK

    Netflix's new trailer finally reveals when Marvel antihero Frank Castle will be crashing into your living room.

    Culture
  • By Wired   -   Oct 19, 2017

    WEEVIL SEX AND 19 OTHER 'EW'-INDUCING MICROSCOPE PHOTOS

    Nature is much spookier when you see it up close-especially when it includes bug sex.

    Photo
  • By Wired   -   Oct 19, 2017

    TECH TREE BOARD GAMES BUYING GUIDE: MEGA CIVILIZATION, INNOVATION, LEAVING EARTH, PANDEMIC, POWER GRID, NETRUNNER

    A look at some of the best tech-centric board games and card games that use tech tree decision-making.

    Tech, Gear
  • By Wired   -   Oct 19, 2017

    FCC SHOULDN'T GIVE UP ON REFORMING INMATE PHONE SERVICES

    Opinion: Phone calls from prison cost far too much. The FCC should intervene to help this broken market.

    Market, Business, Opinion
  • By Wired   -   Oct 19, 2017

    HOW SCIENTISTS PREDICT IF A SPACECRAFT WILL FALL AND KILL YOU

    Welcome to the supremely fascinating world of object reentry risk analysis.

    World, Science
  • By Wired   -   Oct 19, 2017

    TO SURVIVE THE STREETS, SELF-DRIVING CARS MUST LEARN TO THINK LIKE HUMANS

    Cracking the "freezing robot" problem requires machine learning and a human-like understanding of how the world works.

    World, Transportation
  • By Wired   -   Oct 19, 2017

    COULD SAN FRANCISCO GET THE OIL INDUSTRY TO PAY FOR CLIMATE CHANGE?

    The city has to shore up its seawalls and modify its sewer systems to fight back rising tides. And it's suing Big Petroleum over the...

    Industry, Science
  • By Wired   -   Oct 19, 2017

    TONY FADELL, CO-INVENTOR OF THE IPOD, GETS BACK AT SILICON VALLEY-FROM PARIS

    Tony Fadell co-created the iPod and Nest, then lost control of them. His latest project could be his most ambitious yet.

    Business
  • By Wired   -   Oct 19, 2017

    GOOGLE'S SIDEWALK LABS STARTS ITS CITY-BUILDING VENTURE IN TORONTO

    Alphabet subsidiary Sidewalk Labs announces a plan to remake the Toronto waterfront in its data-soaked image.

    Transportation
  • By Wired   -   Oct 19, 2017

    THIS ROBOT TRACTOR IS READY TO DISRUPT CONSTRUCTION

    Autonomous construction equipment has one big advantage over self-driving cars: They move around a relatively static, structured environment.

    Science
  • By Wired   -   Oct 19, 2017

    STRANGER THINGS SEASON 2: Q&A WITH CREATORS MATT AND ROSS DUFFER

    The writer-directors-and twin brothers-sit down to talk about the second season of their hit Netflix series.

    Culture
  • By Wired   -   Oct 19, 2017

    ULTIMATE EARS BLAST AND MEGABLAST: SPECS, PRICE, RELEASE DATE

    Ultimate Ears adds Alexa and a fresh redesign to its popular Boom speaker.

    Gear
  • By Wired   -   Oct 18, 2017

    AI EXPERTS WANT TO END 'BLACK BOX' ALGORITHMS IN GOVERNMENT

    Researchers at AI Now say algorithms increasingly used by government can be opaque and discriminatory.

    Boxing, Business
  • By Wired   -   Oct 18, 2017

    5 AWESOME WEEKLY HOME AND CAR TECH DEALS

    Need a more powerful router or faster laptop? These 5 tech deals can help

    Tech, Gear
  • By Wired   -   Oct 18, 2017

    REVIEW: AMAZON FIRE 7 (2017)

    Amazon's most affordable device begs the question: when is a cheap tablet too cheap?

    Gear
  • By Wired   -   Oct 18, 2017

    THIS MORE POWERFUL VERSION OF ALPHAGO LEARNS ON ITS OWN

    DeepMind unveils a new, more powerful version of AlphaGo that learns without studying human play.

    Business
  • By Wired   -   Oct 18, 2017

    RUSSIANS POSING AS BLACK ACTIVISTS ON FACEBOOK IS MORE THAN FAKE NEWS

    Political movements have always faced infiltration, but recent revelations point to a threat far different from sabotage.

    Culture
  • By Wired   -   Oct 18, 2017

    BREVILLE PRECISION BREWER THERMAL REVIEW: EXCELLENT CONTROL FOR DIALING IN YOUR IDEAL DRIP

    The $300 drip machine from Breville offers many ways to tinker with the variables that go into brewing your morning cup.

    Gear
  • By Wired   -   Oct 18, 2017

    WHAT IT'S LIKE TO RAPPEL 1,000 FEET DOWN INTO A VOLCANO

    Photographer Ulla Lohmann has taken plenty of naps inside the Benbow crater of Vanuatu.

    Photo