Meltdown, Spectre, malicious Android apps, and more of the week's top security news.
The Richard Branson-backed venture wants to launch a commercial hyperloop in 2021, and it's got work to do.
The show's most recent season hinted that its episodes are connected—but it should stay an anthology series.
Facebook's vice president for newsfeed explains the thinking behind recent changes in the algorithm that determines what 2 billion people see on the social network.
At the heart of our own Milky Way galaxy is a big, black hole—and NASA just snapped a photo of it.
After 30 years in the making, gene therapy is finally an FDA-approved reality. What comes next—and how will Crispr get a slice of the action?
The recent books by Ta-Nehisi Coates, Roxane Gay, and Evan Narcisse have had great character-driven stories.
Two of the worst vulnerabilities in years are slowly being fixed—but at a cost to consumers and companies alike.
This week on the show, we talk about the proliferation of smart home tech. Recorded live at CES.
The video known as badday.mpg has been an internet phenomenon for more than 20 years. Thanks, CERN.
At over six feet tall, Bossa Nova navigates the aisles of Walmart on its own, blasting shelves with light and snapping photos.
Opinion: Google, Twitter, and Signal should take steps to ensure their tools aren’t restricting Iranian’s free speech.
Plus, General Motors’ steering wheel-free car and Bell Helicopters’ flying taxi.
A quirk of video compression lets spy targets see what the drone watching them sees.
As we wrap up at CES 2018, here's a peek into the massive gadget show through the lens of WIRED photographer Amy Lombard.
Now the automaker must prepare for the age of the truly driverless car.
Scientists are learning how to predict deadly mudslides. (After fires, when enough rain comes.) The next step: Figuring out how bad they’ll be.
In response to critics, Facebook says it is changing its newsfeed algorithm to generate "more meaningful social interactions."
After years of lingering questions about Skype's commitment to protecting user data, it will soon offer end-to-end encryption to its 300 million monthly users.
Party described in Vanity Fair article and forthcoming book was at a home of Steve Jurvetson, a founding partner of venture-capital firm DFJ who left the firm in November.
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