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If streaming can’t cure your stay-at-home blues, a spinning platter just might do the trick.
Eric Green, head of the nation’s top genomics research institute, looks back on how far the field has come and shares his bold vision for the future.
Last generation, PCs outpowered consoles by a significant margin. This time around, the game is much closer, and the software is catching up too.
These simple tips will help you turn that automated little machine into your new best friend.
2020 was a great year for ransomware gangs. For hospitals, schools, municipal governments, and everyone else, it’s going to get worse before it gets better.
After a year of protests against racial inequality and industry vows to do better, Black founders are still getting left out of Silicon Valley’s financial engine.
With lots of research, arrows, and an inviting color palette, artists helped transform complex research into useful information.
Michael Almereyda’s future-minded Shakespeare adaptation (with a WIRED cameo) is 20 years old. Now it feels like an eerie premonition.
This experimental Android phone has a screen that rotates, exposing a second, smaller screen underneath.
Among the misery and isolation of 2020, my secret Instagram became a portal to solace and a newer self.
From setting up remote play to automatic sign-on with your favorite controller, here’s how to get the most out of your shiny new toy.
Between glimpses of a medical cure and winning science’s shiniest prize, this proved to the gene-editing technology’s biggest year yet.
It was a mistake that cost 300,000 lives.
Phone calls. Web searches. Location tracks. Smart speaker requests. They’ve become crucial tools for law enforcement, while users often are unaware.
These organic LED panels, usually seen on pricier TVs, are finally dipping to more affordable prices.
If you’re one of the lucky few to score Sony’s newest game console this holiday, check these features out for the best experience.
Mathematicians have long pondered a deceptively easy puzzle about the reach of a goat tied to a fence. Until now, they’ve only found approximate answers.
The pandemic and the election forced social media platforms to police false information like never before—but we have no clue if that solved anything.
From ransomware schemes to supply chain attacks, this year melded classic hacks with extraordinary circumstances.
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