• By Wired   -   Feb 18, 2018

    WHAT TRUMP STILL GETS WRONG ABOUT HOW RUSSIA PLAYED FACEBOOK

    The president's quote tweet of Facebook executive Rob Goldman misses how the Russians really influenced the election online.

    Facebook, Business
  • By Wired   -   Feb 18, 2018

    AIRPORT CONTROLLERS TRADE THE TOWER FOR A SCREEN-FILLED ROOM

    At the newly expanded Fort Lauderdale airport in Florida, controllers watch their planes through radar and video, not line-of-sight.

    Transportation
  • By Wired   -   Feb 17, 2018

    THE ETCH CLOCK MAKES THE TIME APPEAR OUT OF NOWHERE

    The timepiece displays the time by pulling its thermoelastic membrane into the cavities beneath the clock's face.

    Gear
  • By Wired   -   Feb 17, 2018

    NETFLIX'S 'ALTERED CARBON' IS OVER THE TOP IN EVERY WAY

    Its worldbuilding is expansive and its detective is hard-boiled-it's sci-fi noir turned up to 11.

    Culture
  • By Wired   -   Feb 17, 2018

    SPACE PHOTOS OF THE WEEK: EVEN GERIATRIC MARS ROVERS KNOW HOW TO SNAP SELFIES

    The Opportunity rover has been exploring Mars for 14 years. But that doesn't mean it can't put Curiosity's social media skills to shame.

    Photo, Science
  • By Wired   -   Feb 17, 2018

    HOW AUGMENTED REALITY IS SHAPING THE FUTURE OF PLAY

    Legacy toymakers like Disney, Lego, and Hasbro are all banking on AR to keep their toys relevant in 2018.

    Gear
  • By Wired   -   Feb 17, 2018

    MUELLER INDICTMENT SHOWS RUSSIA'S INTERNET RESEARCH AGENCY INNER WORKINGS

    The most chilling aspect of that blockbuster Mueller indictment? The bureaucracy behind Russia's onslaught.

    Security
  • By Wired   -   Feb 17, 2018

    WHAT IS UP WITH THOSE PENTAGON UFO VIDEOS?

    The Department of Defense released two videos of so-called UFOs. Or did it?

    Science
  • By Wired   -   Feb 17, 2018

    DID RUSSIA AFFECT THE 2016 ELECTION? IT'S NOW UNDENIABLE

    In the wake of the Mueller indictment of a Russian troll farm, any attempt to claim that the 2016 election wasn't affected by Russian...

    Security
  • By Wired   -   Feb 17, 2018

    IN THE RUSSIAN INVESTIGATION, CLUES WERE LOST IN TRANSLATION

    To troll effectively, Colonel Gant, you must think in Russian!

    Science
  • By Wired   -   Feb 17, 2018

    HOW PARKLAND STUDENTS ARE SETTING AND KEEPING THE RECORD STRAIGHT

    How students are fighting lies, half-truths, and hypocrisy in the wake of the Florida school shooting

    Ideas
  • By Wired   -   Feb 16, 2018

    LABOR BOARD RULES GOOGLE'S FIRING OF JAMES DAMORE WAS LEGAL

    Google released the former senior software engineer last August after he wrote a ten-page memo arguing that biological differences...

    Google, Business
  • By Wired   -   Feb 16, 2018

    MUELLER INDICTMENT: RUSSIAN TROLLS STOLE REAL US IDENTITIES TO FOOL FACEBOOK

    A new Justice Department indictment alleges Russia's disinformation operations created bank and social media accounts using the stolen...

    Facebook, Security
  • By Wired   -   Feb 16, 2018

    A RULING OVER EMBEDDED TWEETS COULD CHANGE ONLINE PUBLISHING

    A federal judge from New York ruled that embedding a tweet containing an image in a webpage could be considered copyright infringement.

    Business
  • By Wired   -   Feb 16, 2018

    GADGET LAB PODCAST: NICK THOMPSON DISCUSSES THE FACEBOOK COVER STORY

    This week, our guest Nick Thompson talks about Facebook, fake news, Russian propaganda, politics, and journalism.

    Facebook, Gear
  • By Wired   -   Feb 16, 2018

    MUELLER INDICTMENT AGAINST RUSSIA DETAILS EFFORTS TO UNDERMINE US DEMOCRACY

    Robert Mueller's office has come out with a 37-page indictment that details the extraordinary lengths Russian agents went to influence...

    Security
  • By Wired   -   Feb 16, 2018

    THE BIG ENGINEERING BEHIND OLYMPIC SNOWBOARDING'S BIG AIR EVENT

    It takes a well orchestrated team to build the sport's most epic ramp.

    Science
  • By Wired   -   Feb 16, 2018

    COPYCAT: HOW FACEBOOK TRIED TO SQUASH SNAPCHAT

    In an excerpt from a new book on Snapchat, Billy Gallagher explains how Facebook fought back against a tiny rival's challenge.

    Facebook, Business
  • By Wired   -   Feb 16, 2018

    DAVID CAGE, A VIDEOGAME DEVELOPER WHO FINDS POWER IN PATHOS

    'Detroit: Become Human' is a gripping, unsettling project, one that David Cage considers his most compelling.

    Culture
  • By Wired   -   Feb 16, 2018

    LAB-GROWN MEAT IS COMING, WHETHER YOU LIKE IT OR NOT

    Soon enough, burgers will grow not just in fields, but in vats. If the sound of that bothers you, know that you're not alone.

    Science