• By Wired   -   Dec 18, 2018

    AT&T'S 5G+ SERVICE WILL ONLY KINDA SORTA BE WHAT WE HOPE FOR

    AT&T's new 5G+ service won't be as fast as the emerging network has been heralded, and it will only be available in very limited areas...

    Business
  • By Wired   -   Dec 18, 2018

    USE A SLO-MO VIDEO TO CALCULATE HOW FAST GLASS SHATTERS

    Using footage shot by The Slow Mo Guys, you can get a pretty good estimate of the speed at which cracks travel through a sheet of glass.

    Science, Dot Physics
  • By Wired   -   Dec 18, 2018

    NETFLIX'S ‘ROMA' ROLLOUT TEACHES THE COMPANY SOME LESSONS

    Alfonso Cuarón's epic is the biggest theatrical release Netflix has undertaken-and the process has laid bare some weaknesses in the...

    Culture
  • By Wired   -   Dec 18, 2018

    ANTHONY LEVANDOWSKI RETURNS WITH A SELF-DRIVING TRUCK SCHEME

    The former Googler and Uberista has launched Pronto AI, and he sent his robot on a cross-country trip to prove its skills.

    Transportation
  • By Wired   -   Dec 18, 2018

    THE MOST-READ WIRED REVIEWS OF 2018: IPAD, PS4, AMAZON FIRE TABLETS

    This year, we reviewed and rated dozens of products, but these ten are the ones our readers were most curious about.

    Tablet, PS4, iPad, Gear
  • By Wired   -   Dec 18, 2018

    LAMBORGHINI'S URUS MAKES THE SUPERCAR SUV LOOK GOOD

    Oh, and it can whoop the Lamborghini Gallardo on the track.

    Transportation
  • By Wired   -   Dec 18, 2018

    NETFLIX, HULU, AND AMAZON ALL MAKE THE OSCAR SHORTLIST FOR THE FIRST TIME

    The nominations aren't official, but with Hulu getting shortlisted for two documentaries, odds are good that next year's Academy Awards...

    Culture
  • By Wired   -   Dec 18, 2018

    CANNABIS DEPENDENCE RESEARCH FOLLOWS POTENCY, LEGALIZATION

    Cannabis can treat inflammation, pain, and nausea, among other ills. But an estimated 9 percent of users will develop a dependence...

    Science
  • By Wired   -   Dec 18, 2018

    A NEW DISEASE IS TESTING US FOR THE NEXT GLOBAL EPIDEMIC

    As perplexing to diagnose as it is to treat, acute flaccid myelitis may foreshadow whether our surveillance systems could uncover a...

    Ideas
  • By Wired   -   Dec 18, 2018

    GALILEO, KRYPTON, AND HOW THE METRIC STANDARD CAME TO BE

    Science often progresses not because of ideas or insights but because more precise tools for measurement are invented, and those tools...

    Science, Backchannel
  • By Wired   -   Dec 18, 2018

    THE IRAN HACKS CYBERSECURITY EXPERTS FEARED MAY BE HERE

    An uptick in potentially Iran-related hacking since the nuclear deal collapsed spells trouble for the US and allies.

    Security
  • By Wired   -   Dec 18, 2018

    AI HAS STARTED CLEANING UP FACEBOOK, BUT CAN IT FINISH?

    Artificial intelligence has proved effective at keeping nudity and pornography off of Facebook. But recognizing hate speech and bullying...

    Facebook, Business
  • By Wired   -   Dec 18, 2018

    AUDI'S SELF-DRIVING CARS SEE THE WORLD WITH LUMINAR'S LIDAR

    VW's self-driving division Audi AID picked Luminar's system from a crowded field, impressed by its range and resolution.

    Transportation
  • By Wired   -   Dec 18, 2018

    AMNESTY REPORT: TWITTER ABUSE TOWARD WOMEN IS RAMPANT

    Frustrated by Twitter's silence on abuse against women, Amnesty International crowdsourced its own data and found that the platform...

    Twitter, Security
  • By Wired   -   Dec 18, 2018

    WATCH JEFF BEZOS' BLUE ORIGIN LAUNCH ITS NEW SHEPARD ROCKET

    On Tuesday, the Amazon founder's space company will send a rocket aloft carrying nine NASA payloads on a suborbital flight.

    Science
  • By Wired   -   Dec 18, 2018

    HOW DENSE DOES A BODY HAVE TO BE TO BREAK A CONCRETE FLOOR?

    Solve this *Captain America* physics puzzle.

    Science, Dot Physics
  • By Wired   -   Dec 17, 2018

    THE METEORITE HUNTERS WHO DESCENDED ON THE CARANCAS FALL

    In rural Peru, a chunk of rock made landfall with a tremendous blast. Meteorite hunters rushed to get a piece of the action. Then things...

    Science, Backchannel
  • By Wired   -   Dec 17, 2018

    PIXAR'S RENDERMAN CGI SOFTWARE CELEBRATES ITS 30TH BIRTHDAY

    It's more than just a program-it's perhaps the most transformative software Hollywood has ever seen.

    Culture
  • By Wired   -   Dec 17, 2018

    'SPIDER-MAN: INTO THE SPIDER-VERSE' RULES THE BOX OFFICE

    'Mortal Engines', however, is not faring so well. Plus: details on Netflix's 'Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance' and Apple's 'Peanuts'...

    Apple, Culture
  • By Wired   -   Dec 17, 2018

    RUSSIA TARGETED BLACK AMERICANS, EXPLOITING RACIAL TENSIONS

    A new report documents how the Internet Research Agency had a much more sustained, deliberate focus on black Americans.

    Security