• By Wired   -   Aug 21, 2018

    MTV WANTS YOUNG PEOPLE TO GUILT THEIR FRIENDS INTO VOTING

    +1TheVote is an election drive for the social media era, but can MTV really mobilize young voters in 2018?

    Mobile, Culture
  • By Wired   -   Aug 20, 2018

    WE NEED TO TALK ABOUT 'CRAZY RICH ASIANS'

    The movie's impressive debut is a big deal.

    Culture
  • By Wired   -   Aug 20, 2018

    BEFORE USING BIRTH CONTROL APPS, CONSIDER YOUR PRIVACY

    All your industrious tracking of periods, sex, and basal body temperature is also valuable as a database.

    Science
  • By Wired   -   Aug 20, 2018

    THINK RIVERS ARE DANGEROUS NOW? JUST WAIT

    Climate change could increase river flooding damage by as much as 1,000 percent, an ambitious new study finds.

    Science
  • By Wired   -   Aug 20, 2018

    FITBIT'S CHARGE 3 OFFERS A NEW TAKE ON AN OLD TRACKER

    The Charge 3's build, guts, and software features have changed enough to warrant serious consideration if you've been thinking about...

    Gear
  • By Wired   -   Aug 20, 2018

    THE SURFSAFE BROWSER EXTENSION WILL SAVE YOU FROM FAKE PHOTOS

    Two UC Berkeley undergrads developed SurfSafe to alert people that their media diet is infected with misinformation, right when it...

    Business
  • By Wired   -   Aug 20, 2018

    DRIVE.AI IS THE SELF-DRIVING STARTUP TEACHING CARS TO TALK

    Silicon Valley-based Drive.ai relies on machine learning to make its robots drive-and smart design to make them communicate.

    Transportation
  • By Wired   -   Aug 20, 2018

    ZIPPIN'S CHECKOUT-FREE RETAIL STORE USES CAMERAS TO WATCH YOU SHOP

    A new startup is offering a new kind of retail experience. Instead of humans handling cash, it's all apps, smartphones, sensors, and...

    Smartphone, Gear
  • By Wired   -   Aug 20, 2018

    THE PERSISTENT MYTH OF SPEED AND "PRODUCTIVITY"

    It's not immoral to want relief from being too slow, scared, or fat, but speed could set you up for brain damage and psychosis-and...

    Ideas
  • By Wired   -   Aug 20, 2018

    THE GLOBE-TROTTING SHOW BRINGING SCIENCE AND TECH TO ARAB TV

    In a given thirty minute episode, 4Tech's hosts might test for counterfeit medicines at a pharmacy in Ghana, try out a wetsuit in cold...

    Tech, Science
  • By Wired   -   Aug 20, 2018

    SELF-DRIVING CARS SHOULD LOOK DOWN, NOT JUST AHEAD

    A Boston-based startup wants to equip AVs with ground penetrating radar, which they can use to identify exactly where they are.

    Transportation
  • By Wired   -   Aug 20, 2018

    SCHOOLS ARE MINING STUDENTS' SOCIAL MEDIA POSTS FOR SIGNS OF TROUBLE

    But should they?

    Business
  • By Wired   -   Aug 20, 2018

    BUILDING STRATOLAUNCH, THE MOST AUDACIOUS FLYING MACHINE EVER

    Here's how alt-aviation wizard Burt Rutan and Microsoft cofounder Paul Allen set out to build a dual-fuselage beast that could haul...

    Transportation, Backchannel
  • By Wired   -   Aug 19, 2018

    BEST ROBOT VACUUMS : PET HAIR, CARPETS, HARDWOOD FLOORS, AND MORE

    From budget cleaners to high-end automation, we have the best botvac for you.

    Gear
  • By Wired   -   Aug 19, 2018

    OMAROSA'S POSSIBLE TRUMP TAPES TOP THIS WEEK'S INTERNET NEWS ROUNDUP

    There are more tapes than people originally thought, apparently.

    Culture
  • By Wired   -   Aug 19, 2018

    THIS WEEK IN CARS: ELON MUSK AND THE FUTURE OF TESLA

    As Elon Musk draws the wrath of investors and maybe the SEC, whither Tesla? Plus, the Boring Company heads to LA, and Alphabet's Sidewalk...

    Transportation
  • By Wired   -   Aug 19, 2018

    TIRED OF TWITTER? JOIN ME ON MASTODON

    Forget Twitter's truncated timeline, terrible ad algorithm, spammy sponsored content, and overall bad vibes. Give Mastodon a shot.

    Twitter, Gear
  • By Wired   -   Aug 19, 2018

    THE HISTORY OF 'IT'S NOT A BUG, IT'S A FEATURE'

    It's an acknowledgment, half comic, half tragic, of the ambiguity that has always haunted computer programming.

    Business
  • By Wired   -   Aug 19, 2018

    HOW TO PROTECT YOUR PHONE AGAINST A SIM SWAP ATTACK

    Your phone number is increasingly tied to your online identity. You need to do everything possible to protect it.

    Phone, Security
  • By Wired   -   Aug 18, 2018

    THE MIGHTY HONEYBEE IS FIGHTING POVERTY AND DEFORESTATION IN ZANZIBAR

    On this Tanzanian archipelago, conservation and economic development are intertwined.

    Photo