WIRED25 DAY 2: HOW TO BUILD A MORE RESILIENT WORLD

Guests like Nextdoor CEO Sarah Friar, hacker Matt Mitchell, and journalist Maria Ressa talk about shifting power dynamics-and changing...

CALIFORNIA PLANS TO BAN SALES OF GAS-POWERED CARS BY 2035

Governor Gavin Newsom outlines an ambitious plan for the nation's largest state to rely exclusively on electric-powered passenger cars...

 
 
 

MARIA RESSA SAYS DISINFORMATION IS MORE INSIDIOUS THAN WE THINK

At our virtual conference, the journalist and CEO of Rappler explained how the goal isn't just to spread lies, but to blur our sense...

CRYPTOHARLEM'S FOUNDER WARNS AGAINST ‘DIGITAL STOP AND FRISK'

On Day 2 of WIRED's virtual conference, hacker Matt Mitchell cautions that law enforcement routinely trawls social media to surveil...

 
 
 

CEO SARAH FRIAR DESCRIBES HOW NEXTDOOR IS CURBING RACISM

The social network focused around neighborhoods leans on local human moderators as well as AI, she explained during WIRED's virtual...

MEET CURLY, THE CURLING ROBOT THAT BEATS THE PROS

Curling is one of the world's most precise sports. An ice-going, stone-throwing robot just mastered it.

 
 
 

THE 15 TV SHOWS YOU NEED TO BINGE THIS FALL

The state of Fall TV is... iffy. Here are a few new shows-and some timeless classics-to help you fill the season.

WHY NETFLIX KEEPS CANCELING SHOWS AFTER JUST 2 SEASONS

Last month, Altered Carbon joined Sense8, The OA, and Luke Cage in getting the ax. Fans protested, but for the streaming service, it's...

 
 
 

ELON MUSK PROMISES A $25,000 TESLA IN 3 YEARS-AGAIN

Reducing the cost of electric vehicles is all about a cheaper battery. Tesla outlined a plan that includes making more of the components...

WHERE WAS THE BATTERY AT TESLA'S BATTERY DAY?

Musk made some big promises at Tesla's highly anticipated Battery Day. But a prototype never made an appearance, and it was unclear...

 
 
 

COVID-19 SUPPORT GROUPS ARE A POTENTIAL RESEARCH GOLDMINE

Social media groups are rife with peril, but for people coping with the virus-and those trying to treat it-they're a valuable resource.

11 BEST FITNESS TRACKERS FOR 2020

Do you need an activity tracker for skiing, or for counting your steps around the backyard? We've found the best fitness watches and...

 
 
 

COVID-19 VACCINES COULD END UP WITH BIAS BUILT RIGHT IN

Some of the leading candidates might work better for the richest people in the world, simply on account of how they're made.

HOW TO PREORDER THE XBOX SERIES X AND SERIES S: PRICING, RELEASE DATE, AND MORE

Preorders for Microsoft's next-gen consoles go live today. We've compiled the best places you can snag one-and if you should.

 
 
 

WHAT TEACHING ONLINE CLASSES TAUGHT ME ABOUT REMOTE LEARNING

After teaching for 25 years, yes, moving my classes online has been weird. But then I found moments of gratitude.

LOOSE ENDS: A LITERARY SUPERCUT OF SCI-FI LAST SENTENCES

Miles grinned sleepily, puddled down in his uniform. “Welcome to the beginning.”

 
 
 

THE FANTASY OF POKÉMON GO IS MORE IMPORTANT THAN EVER

Players of the alternate-reality game are still at it. They also seem, in these crazy days, to exhibit well-being.

THE POWER AND PARADOX OF BAD SOFTWARE

The software industry makes amazing tools for itself, while doctors and scientists are stuck with old code. Tech needs to quit hacking...

 
 
 

ANGRY NERD: IF YOU'RE DATING ONLINE IN A PANDEMIC, GHOST OR BE GHOSTED

Don't want to see me again? Please, spare me the proper breakup. It's more suitable to our contactless existence.

A YOUTUBE RADIO ARCHIVIST BLASTS THE PAST INTO THE PRESENT

I went looking for the broadcasts of my coming-of-age in the early '90s. What I discovered instead was Jean-Gabriel Prats' trove of...

 
 
 



Breonna Taylor protesters walk down I-94

Breonna Taylor protesters walk down I-94

People are protesting over lack of charges for officers in Breonna Taylor's death. Read more ...

President Trump won't commit to peaceful transfer of power if he loses

President Trump won't commit to peaceful transfer of power if he loses

President Donald Trump on Wednesday declined to commit to a peaceful transfer of power if he loses the Nov. 3 presidential election. Read more ...

Live updates: Anger, tears from protesters across US seeking justice for...

Live updates: Anger, tears from protesters across US seeking justice for Breonna Taylor

Protesters are gathering across U.S. cities, decrying the outcome of a grand jury investigation. Read more ...

California to ban sale of new gas-powered passenger vehicles in 2035

California to ban sale of new gas-powered passenger vehicles in 2035

California plans to ban the sale of new gasoline-powered passenger cars and trucks starting in 2035 in a dramatic move to shift to electric vehicles and reduce greenhouse gas... Read more ...

GOP Senate report on Biden's son alleges conflict of interest, provides no...

GOP Senate report on Biden's son alleges conflict of interest, provides no evidence of wrongdoing

Two Republican-led Senate committees issued a politically charged report alleging that the work Joe Biden's son did in Ukraine constituted a conflict of interest for the Obama... Read more ...

2 Louisville officers shot amid Breonna Taylor protests

2 Louisville officers shot amid Breonna Taylor protests

The officers were shot after investigating reports of gunfire at an intersection where there was a large crowd, the interim Louisville police chief said. Read more ...

Louisville officer shot, but unclear if tied to protests

Louisville officer shot, but unclear if tied to protests

Police in Louisville, Kentucky, say an officer has been shot. Read more ...

Heat top Celtics, move a game from NBA Finals

Heat top Celtics, move a game from NBA Finals

The youngest player on the floor helped the Miami Heat move a game away from the NBA Finals. Read more ...

Grand jury indicts 1 police officer in the killing of Breonna Taylor

Grand jury indicts 1 police officer in the killing of Breonna Taylor

A grand jury has indicted one officer on criminal charges six months after Breonna Taylor was fatally shot by police in Kentucky. The jury presented its decision against fired... Read more ...

Missouri governor, wife test positive for COVID-19

Missouri governor, wife test positive for COVID-19

"At this time, the Governor feels healthy and is displaying no symptoms, and the First Lady has mild symptoms," his office said. Read more ...