New Evidence Could Blow Open the Uber/Waymo Self-Driving Lawsuit
Sat, 16 Dec 2017 02:54:21 +0000
The Jacobs letter, a potentially key piece of evidence in the trade secrets lawsuit between Waymo and Uber, was made public—and boy do we have questions.
Gadget Lab Podcast: Our Favorite Gadgets From 2017
Fri, 15 Dec 2017 21:34:00 +0000
The editors of WIRED discuss some of their favorite products, and spot a few trends along the way.
MobileCoin: A New Cryptocurrency From Signal Creator Moxie Marlinspike
Fri, 15 Dec 2017 20:53:57 +0000
MobileCoin aims to make cryptocurrency transactions quick and easy for everyone, while still preserving privacy and decentralization.
Silicon Valley's Immortalists Will Help Us All Stay Healthy
Fri, 15 Dec 2017 16:00:00 +0000
All over Silicon Valley and elsewhere, executives follow weird revitalization fads. They think the code of aging can be hacked and death made optional.
Secrecy Is Dead. Here's What Happens Next.
Fri, 15 Dec 2017 16:00:00 +0000
In the new world order, any information or data will be public information. Now we have to figure out how to live in a world without privacy.
The Whirl Is Not Enough: Hundred-Dollar Fidget Spinners
Fri, 15 Dec 2017 15:00:00 +0000
These titanium, brass, and Damascus steel objets d'art will long outlast the plastic doo-dad craze.
How Bossip Smashed Headline Conventions to Smithereens
Fri, 15 Dec 2017 15:00:00 +0000
The gossip site and its competitors know that it’s not just what you say—it's who you're speaking to, and from what angle.
Review: August Smart Lock Pro + Connect
Fri, 15 Dec 2017 14:00:00 +0000
This gorgeous Wi-Fi-enabled lock will take care of all your coming and going needs.
McLaren Does Supercar Minimalism, Palestinians Reroute Around Waze, and More This Week in the Future of Cars
Fri, 15 Dec 2017 14:00:00 +0000
Plus: How Ford built a new engine for its GT supercar.
How Ford Build a New Kind of Engine for Its GT Supercar
Fri, 15 Dec 2017 13:00:00 +0000
The inside story of how the automaker turned a pickup truck powerplant into a Le Mans-winning supercar engine.
Gift Ideas for Cooks From 2017: Kitchen Gadgets, Chefs Knifes, Kitchen Appliances, and Coffee Gear
Fri, 15 Dec 2017 13:00:00 +0000
From sous vide equipment to a waffle maker that stands up vertically, here are some killer gadgets for the serious home chef.
Artificial Intelligence Is Killing the Uncanny Valley and Our Grasp on Reality
Fri, 15 Dec 2017 12:15:00 +0000
Artificial intelligence-generated video, photos, and audio that mimic the real world are already here. Now we get to live among them.
'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' Will Be Too Inclusive for Some People. Good.
Fri, 15 Dec 2017 12:00:00 +0000
Rian Johnson didn't just make a great movie—he tore down every sacred cow reactionaries have left.
The Hard Math Behind Bitcoin's Global Warming Problem
Fri, 15 Dec 2017 12:00:00 +0000
Current trends say generating new bitcoins will use all the power in the world by 2020. That might not happen, but the technical issues aren't going away.
Bitcoin and Blockchain Will Reveal What They're Actually Good For in 2018
Fri, 15 Dec 2017 12:00:00 +0000
Bitcoin and blockchain have burst into the mainstream. But its biggest value is not in replacing traditional cash.
The iPhone Is Still Bigger than Donald Trump
Fri, 15 Dec 2017 11:50:00 +0000
While we were freaking out about the state of American politics, tech kept moving on.
After FCC Abandons Net Neutrality, States Take Up the Fight
Fri, 15 Dec 2017 11:00:00 +0000
Attorneys general in five states say they'll sue to overturn the FCC's decision to repeal its net neutrality rules. Officials in Washington and California propose their own net neutrality rules.
The Biggest Whoppers From the FCC's Net Neutrality Meeting
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 23:27:32 +0000
FCC commissioners employed dubious information and curious logic before voting to repeal net neutrality rules.
NASA’s Latest Kepler Exoplanet Discovery Fueled by AI
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 21:04:12 +0000
Planet hunters didn't just stumble onto Kepler-90i. The secret to their success: a neural network trained to identify exoplanets.
Read the FCC’s Two Dissenting Voices on Why Net Neutrality Matters
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 19:55:06 +0000
The FCC has voted to roll back net neutrality rules. Read the statements of dissent from the two Democratic commissioners for a better understanding of just how much damage that can do.
The FCC Just Killed Net Neutrality. Now What?
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 19:05:00 +0000
Groups plan to contest the FCC decision's to repeal net neutrality rules.
Patients Want Poop Transplants. Here's How to Make Them Safe
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 19:00:00 +0000
Fecal transplants care caught in a legal limbo, even as they grow in popularity.
Disney’s Acquisition of Fox Could Change Streaming Forever
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 18:33:25 +0000
The massive additions to Disney's library mean it could be a serious player in the ever-splintering streaming market.
The Researcher Who Wants to Bring AI to Factories
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 17:00:00 +0000
Andrew Ng, formerly of Google and Baidu, has a new company to help manufacturers use artificial intelligence techniques.
Triton Malware Targets Industrial Safety Systems In the Middle East
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 15:00:00 +0000
A rare and dangerous new form of malware targets the industrial safety control systems that protect human life.
'Okami': Capcom Revives the Watercolor Masterpiece For Modern Consoles
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 15:00:00 +0000
In one of the only games to ever stir something religious inside of me, color follows you wherever you go.
Motorola Moto Z2 Review: Two Great Phones with Tons of Mods
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 14:00:00 +0000
We review the Moto Z2 Play and Z2 Force, and pick which Moto is best for you.
Why Net Neutrality Matters
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 13:22:00 +0000
WIRED's guide on what net neutrality is—and why you should care about it.
Gift Ideas for Artists, Writers, Musicians, and Photographers: iPad Pro, Roli, GoPro, Fujifilm
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 13:00:00 +0000
Whatever their creative endeavor, these gifts are sure to fuel their inspiration.
Math Says You're Driving Wrong and It's Slowing Us All Down
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 13:00:00 +0000
A new study mathematically models the real problem with traffic: You’re not keeping the right distance from the car behind you.