• By Wired   -   Feb 28, 2021

    THE SOLARWINDS BODY COUNT NOW INCLUDES NASA AND THE FAA

    Plus: Firefox blocks more tracking, how to fight a robodog, and more of the week's top security news.

    Security, Security News
  • By Wired   -   Feb 28, 2021

    CLUBHOUSE CURED MY IMPOSTER SYNDROME

    The scammers turned savants and the whimsical nerds who abound on the audio platform have freed me of personal doubt.

    Ideas
  • By Wired   -   Feb 28, 2021

    NFTS BOOM AS COLLECTORS SHELL OUT TO ‘OWN' DIGITAL ART

    Non-fungible tokens provide a way to invest in and own digital imagery. But is it just another crypto fad-or the future of intangible...

    Business, Blockchain and Cryptocurrency
  • By Wired   -   Feb 28, 2021

    BORDER DISPUTES THREATEN CLIMATE SCIENCE IN THE HIMALAYAS

    Cross-border teams of scientists need to collaborate on climate models, even as their countries' militaries clash.

    Science, Environment
  • By Wired   -   Feb 28, 2021

    ULTIMATE EARS' FITS ARE THE COMFIEST EARBUDS I'VE EVER TRIED

    The company's custom-molding headphones fit perfectly, even if you have oddly shaped earholes.

    Gear, Reviews, Products, Headphones
  • By Wired   -   Feb 28, 2021

    HOW BLIZZARD TRANSFORMS ITS FANS INTO EMPLOYEES

    The game developer has a reputation for pulling some of its most avid fans into its ranks, but whether that relationship will persevere...

    Culture, Video Games
  • By Wired   -   Feb 28, 2021

    ALEXA SKILLS THAT ARE ACTUALLY FUN AND USEFUL

    Sure, you can add items to your shopping list, check the weather, and get random trivia. Now let's take your Echo to the next level.

    Gear, How To and Advice
  • By Wired   -   Feb 28, 2021

    THE 20 BEST WEEKEND DEALS IF YOU WORK FROM HOME

    Standing desks, computer monitors, and chairs are all on sale if you're looking to kit out your new home office.

    Gear, Deals
  • By Wired   -   Feb 28, 2021

    HOW GOOGLE'S GRAND PLAN TO MAKE STADIA GAMES FELL APART

    The tech giant hired 150 game developers for Stadia Games and Entertainment, only to lay them all off. Sources say it never gave the...

    Tech, Google, Culture, Video Games, Business, Tech Culture
  • By Wired   -   Feb 28, 2021

    A SHOT NEARS APPROVAL, EXPERTS STUDY TRANSMISSION, AND MORE

    Catch up on the most important updates from this week.

    Science, Health
  • By Wired   -   Feb 28, 2021

    CLUBHOUSE'S SECURITY AND PRIVACY LAG BEHIND ITS HUGE GROWTH

    The platform has promised to do better after a string of incidents. But the hardest part might be managing user expectations.

    Security, Privacy
  • By Wired   -   Feb 28, 2021

    BLOOD OF ZEUS COMBINES MYTH WITH SATURDAY MORNING CARTOONS

    The new Netflix animated series puts a new spin on old tales.

    Culture, Culture Podcast
  • By Wired   -   Feb 28, 2021

    OK, THE 'SPIDER-MAN: NO WAY HOME' REVEAL WAS A GOOD TROLL

    After several fake-outs, the cast of the movie finally revealed the next installment's title on Wednesday.

    Culture, Culture News
  • By Wired   -   Feb 28, 2021

    TO QUASH DISINFO, RESEARCHERS MUST WORK WITH JOURNALISTS

    Exposing and fighting the problem requires drawing from reporters' resources and reach.

    Ideas
  • By Wired   -   Feb 28, 2021

    THE RUMORED APPLE CAR IS BAD NEWS FOR ELON

    Plus: The Ford heir, presidential briefings, and a sad day for gadget lovers.

    Apple, Business, Tech Culture
  • By Wired   -   Feb 28, 2021

    THIS IS WHAT IT'S LIKE TO LIVE WITHOUT SMELL

    Losing any sense can be devastating, even if you never appreciated it before it was gone.

    Science, Psychology and Neuroscience
  • By Wired   -   Feb 28, 2021

    CODING BLACKNESS: A HISTORY OF BLACK VIDEO GAME CHARACTERS

    From nameless grayscale sprites in the '70s to Spider-Man's Miles Morales now, Black characters in games have come far. But is it enough?

    Culture, Video Games
  • By Wired   -   Feb 28, 2021

    A VERY TECHNICAL-AND EMOTIONAL-JOURNEY TO MARS

    The Perseverance rover is positively packed with tech. We talk about the cameras, mics, and sensors bringing the sights and sounds...

    Tech, Gear, Gadget Lab Podcast
  • By Wired   -   Feb 28, 2021

    COULD FRUIT FLIES HELP MATCH PATIENTS WITH CANCER TREATMENTS?

    A British company is seeding genetically modified flies with human tumors, giving patients their own personal drug trials.

    Science, Health
  • By Wired   -   Feb 28, 2021

    I FOUND MY NICHE ON TIKTOK-YOU CAN TOO

    You have one minute to make a statement, but trust me, it's enough time to do something amazing.

    Gear, How To and Advice