Wired Top Stories

Subscribe to Wired Top Stories feed
Updated: 2 hours 49 min ago

Where Can Climate Activists Find Common Ground?

Mon, 07/09/2018 - 08:00
Fights over renewable standards and nuclear power can be vicious. Here's a list of views that climate hawks share.
Categories: Just News

How Silicon Valley Fuels an Informal Caste System

Mon, 07/09/2018 - 08:00
The on demand economy gives fewer opportunities for people to interact with those outside their class—creating impermeable inequality
Categories: Just News

Riese & Müller Load Review: The Minivan of Bicycles

Mon, 07/09/2018 - 08:00
Groceries, toddlers, and tools all fit in the cargo box of the Riese & Müller Load.
Categories: Just News

Laser-Shooting Planes Uncover the Horror and Humanity of World War I

Mon, 07/09/2018 - 07:00
Instead of digging into Belgium's Ypres Salient, archaeologists used lidar laser scanners to map the war zone and turn up some remarkable finds.
Categories: Just News

The Worst Cybersecurity Breaches of 2018 So Far

Mon, 07/09/2018 - 07:00
There haven't been as many hacks and attacks compared to this time last year, but that's where the good news ends.
Categories: Just News

How an App Could Give Some Gig Workers a Safety Net

Mon, 07/09/2018 - 07:00
Alia, which allows employers to pay voluntary contributions toward benefits for domestic workers, could be a model for others without insurance or paid time off.
Categories: Just News

Sci-Fi Invades Netflix—as They Both Invade Your Home

Mon, 07/09/2018 - 07:00
We’re witnessing, it seems, the localization of the genre, if not its full-on domestication—and Tau embodies that domestication.
Categories: Just News

In Immigration Fight, Silicon Valley Must Stop Feigning Neutrality

Sun, 07/08/2018 - 10:06
Opinion: Twitter and Facebook need to cut the excuses and consider the greater good when managing content on their platforms.
Categories: Just News

The #SecondCivilWarLetters Meme Tops This Week's Internet News Roundup

Sun, 07/08/2018 - 09:00
Well, Twitter loves memes in general, but this one really took off.
Categories: Just News

The Court Case that Enabled Today's Toxic Internet

Sun, 07/08/2018 - 08:00
Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act says platforms are not liable for the content they host. Legendary troll Ken ZZ03 was its first test.
Categories: Just News

Best Xbox One Deals and Console Bundles (2018)

Sun, 07/08/2018 - 08:00
Deals on the Xbox One X and Xbox One S consoles, along with some games and accessories you'll want.
Categories: Just News

Apple iOS 12 Security: All the Improvements Coming to Your iPhone

Sun, 07/08/2018 - 07:00
From hacking protections to smarter two-factor authentication, Apple's iOS 12 will lock down your iPhone better than ever.
Categories: Just News

In the Age of Despair, Find Comfort on the ‘Slow Web’

Sun, 07/08/2018 - 07:00
Traumatized by the news? Enter the peaceful world of train rides, city walks, and hikes on YouTube.
Categories: Just News

This Galactic Collision Shaped the History of the Milky Way

Sun, 07/08/2018 - 07:00
Astronomers have found stars dating from a long-ago collision between the Milky Way and another galaxy. The crash helps to explain why the Milky Way looks the way it does.
Categories: Just News

No, Seriously, How Do the Guns Work on 'Westworld'?

Sat, 07/07/2018 - 09:00
Of all the questions the show has left unanswered, this is one of the most nagging.
Categories: Just News

Tesla Hits Its Goals, Lyft Buys Into Bikes, and More Car News This Week

Sat, 07/07/2018 - 09:00
Plus: GM's self-driving cars get into a scrape, China considers rolling back incentives for going electric, and more.
Categories: Just News

A Facebook Bug, Election Meddling, and More Security News This Week

Sat, 07/07/2018 - 08:00
 Election meddling reports, an abundance of bugs, and more of this week's top security news.
Categories: Just News

Roborace's Self-Driving Car Takes On England's Swankiest Track

Sat, 07/07/2018 - 08:00
The Robocar is headed to the Goodwood Festival of Speed to take on the event’s famed hill climb.
Categories: Just News

Can Google Really Launch a Viable Videogame Platform?

Sat, 07/07/2018 - 07:00
Rumor has it the tech giant wants to get into the videogame industry. But what could that look like?
Categories: Just News

Weekend Tech Deals: Breville, Ecobee, Ecovacs, SNES Classic

Sat, 07/07/2018 - 07:00
Plus: Whether your PC needs zippy storage or you want to play your 16-bit Nintendo faves, we've got some deals for you.
Categories: Just News

Pages