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The outfit that started as Google's self-driving car team still relies on human safety operators—indicating just how hard this problem really is.
Local legal codes can be hard to find online or hidden behind paywalls. The "free and open law" movement wants to change that.
Contamination sensors have spiked after several SpaceX arrivals at the International Space Station, suggesting that ISS instruments could be at risk.
The world's most popular game is getting ready to change all over again.
The Russia investigation's known unknowns give valuable hints about the special counsel's next moves.
Election-related hacking during the midterm season seemed fairly muted, but it turns out that the National Republican Congressional Committee suffered a major breach.
At an event on the island of Maui, Qualcomm and Samsung showed off new tech that should put some 5G wireless capability onto mobile handsets in 2019.
The visual microblogging service banned porn two weeks after Apple deleted its app from the App Store, amid a new federal sex trafficking law.
Justice Brett Kavanaugh is a boon to telecom companies like Spectrum Cable and Comcast, which want the freedom to choose what "speeches" they carry.
In a video, the Boston Celtics player stands on a basketball court and leans... and leans. Here’s how to parse the mystery of why he doesn’t fall.
Opinion: The VA needs to take preventative measures to protect vets—and more broadly, our democracy—from digital manipulation and fraud.
From a smart microwave to a new board game, check out our favorite gifts for your favorite parents—whether they’re tech-savvy or not.
The Ann Arbor startup's path to success hinges on using robo-cars in simple scenarios, where they can work well and bring in revenue.
Everyone is pining for an interactive infinity in their games. 'Hitman 2' delivers just that.
Rival browser maker DuckDuckGo found users got different results for the same search, even when they were logged out or using incognito mode.
Facebook is an enormous platform for charitable giving, but some nonprofit leaders say there aren’t enough resources when something goes wrong.
EyeDetect is pitched as more efficient and accurate than a polygraph, but a WIRED investigation found that a reliable lie detector is still a fantasy.
China is the world’s biggest polluter but a leader in renewable energy, making it the country to watch at this week's climate summit in Poland.
Behold Carol Danvers in all of her 1990s glory.
California Highway Patrol officers used a clever trick to stop a Tesla going 70 mph with a sleeping man at the wheel.