• By Wired   -   Feb 23, 2019

    A HIDDEN NEST SECURE MIC, FACEBOOK'S DEAD VPN, AND MORE SECURITY NEWS THIS WEEK

    The 2020 disinformation campaigns have started, DrainerBot is coming for your smartphone's battery, and more security news this week.

    Smartphone, Facebook, Security
  • By Wired   -   Feb 23, 2019

    GAME DESIGN IS NOT FOR THE FAINT OF HEART

    Videogame creator Lori Ann Cole says stress was an everyday occurrence when she was working on 'Hero U'.

    Culture
  • By Wired   -   Feb 23, 2019

    AJIT PAI CLAIMS HIS FCC IMPROVED BROADBAND ACCESS

    But progress was actually similar to what it was during the Obama era.

    Business
  • By Wired   -   Feb 23, 2019

    SPACE PHOTOS OF THE WEEK: BUILDING BLOCKS OF WATER EVERYWHERE

    Turns out the moon has what we need to make water-and fuel rockets.

    Photo
  • By Wired   -   Feb 23, 2019

    10 BEST ANDROID PHONE DEALS THIS WEEKEND (2019)

    The Galaxy S10 isn't the only smartphone to consider. A lot of great devices are on sale this week.

    Smartphone, Phone, Android, Gear
  • By Wired   -   Feb 23, 2019

    GADGET LAB PODCAST: SAMSUNG'S FOLDABLE PHONE FUTURE

    Samsung revealed not one, not two, but five new smartphones this week - including a folding phone. Axios's Ina Fried joins on this...

    Smartphone, Samsung, Phone, Gear
  • By Wired   -   Feb 23, 2019

    SUNSCREEN REGULATIONS HAVEN'T AGED WELL

    So now, the FDA announced proposals to update the process for regulating sun protection products.

    Science
  • By Wired   -   Feb 22, 2019

    'DESUS & MERO' IS THE FUTURE OF LATE-NIGHT TV

    The duo's new Showtime program is like watching the best of Twitter in real time.

    Twitter, Culture
  • By Wired   -   Feb 22, 2019

    'ROMA' SHOULD WIN BEST PICTURE AT THE OSCARS-FOR ITSELF, NOT NETFLIX

    Plus: WIRED's other pie-in-the-sky Oscar wishes.

    Culture
  • By Wired   -   Feb 22, 2019

    THE SURPRISE INSIDE ANDREW MCCABE'S MEMOIR

    In *The Threat*, the former FBI deputy director paints a familiar portrait of Trump, but deepens our understanding of a dark time for...

    Security
  • By Wired   -   Feb 22, 2019

    WHY FACEBOOK SEARCH SUGGESTS ‘PHOTOS OF FEMALE FRIENDS IN BIKINIS'

    The social network has been criticized for directing users to search for photos only of female friends, not male ones. But it's not...

    Facebook, Business
  • By Wired   -   Feb 22, 2019

    ESTIMATE THE FRICTION COEFFICIENT IN THAT MASSIVE NASCAR PILE-UP

    A crash knocked 21 cars out of the Daytona 500. But good news: Everyone walked away, and the video makes for a cool physics problem.

    Science, Dot Physics
  • By Wired   -   Feb 22, 2019

    HOW TO WATCH THE OSCARS 2019

    No host? That's a good thing. Here's how to tune in for the ceremony.

    Culture
  • By Wired   -   Feb 22, 2019

    HYUNDAI NEXO REVIEW: THE HYDROGEN FUEL CELL-POWERED ELECTRIC SUV

    Hyundai has made an excellent car, but that may not be enough to overcome the difficulties of driving on hydrogen.

    Transportation
  • By Wired   -   Feb 22, 2019

    ONE WOMAN PUSHES HULA-HOOPING TO ITS ABSURD, GLITTERY LIMITS

    How many hoops can a person hula? Marawa Ibrahim holds the record at 200-but when she's twirling a modest 100, her skill makes your...

    Science
  • By Wired   -   Feb 22, 2019

    FACEBOOK TAMED THE FERAL INTERNET-AND THAT'S TOO BAD

    At least we still have Twitter.

    Twitter, Facebook, Ideas
  • By Wired   -   Feb 22, 2019

    10 BEST LAPTOP BACKPACKS FOR WORK (2019): PROFESSIONAL, CARRY-ON, AND MORE

    These are our 10 favorite professional laptop backpacks for every kind of job.

    Laptop, Gear
  • By Wired   -   Feb 22, 2019

    NASA'S SPACE SHUTTLE RISES FROM THE DEAD TO POWER NEW VEHICLES

    New documents show that Boeing wants to use Space Shuttle engines on a secret military project, the latest move to reuse parts of the...

    Science
  • By Wired   -   Feb 22, 2019

    THUMBTACK TRIES BRIDGING THE BENEFITS GAP FOR GIG WORKERS

    As tech companies draw scrutiny over on-demand labor practices, one platform is piloting a program in which worker benefits are supported...

    Tech, Business
  • By Wired   -   Feb 22, 2019

    TRUMP SHOULDN'T PLAN TO TWEET FROM A 6G PHONE ANYTIME SOON

    As wireless carriers begin to introduce 5G technology, Trump says he wants 6G. Researchers are working on it, but say any such standard...

    Phone, Business