Wired Top Stories

Subscribe to Wired Top Stories feed
Channel Description
Updated: 1 hour 54 min ago

Microsoft Is Taking Quantum Computers to the Cloud

Mon, 11/04/2019 - 09:00
The company will allow its cloud customers to tap quantum computers made by Honeywell and two startups.
Categories: Just News

Star Wars News: What Happens to the Franchise Now?

Mon, 11/04/2019 - 09:00
'Game of Thrones' showrunners David Benioff and D.B. Weiss have walked away from the trilogy they were supposed to make.
Categories: Just News

Trump Can Now Exit the Paris Accord. It's Still a Bad Idea

Mon, 11/04/2019 - 08:00
Today the president can start formally withdrawing from the Paris climate pact. The biggest loser may be the US, some experts say.
Categories: Just News

These Researchers Are Trying to Build a Better Blockchain

Mon, 11/04/2019 - 07:00
Blockchain tech enables systems where no one is in charge, and keeps them secure. But it's compute-intensive and slow, a hurdle for applications like payments. 
Categories: Just News

Where Do Hippos Wander? An Aquatic Mystery, Solved

Mon, 11/04/2019 - 07:00
Hippos need water to survive, and water is disappearing, leading to growing social unrest among the beasts.
Categories: Just News

Today’s Cartoon: Slow Internet

Mon, 11/04/2019 - 07:00
These pages are loading at a snail’s pace.
Categories: Just News

WIRED Book of the Month: Carmen Maria Machado's *In the Dream House*

Mon, 11/04/2019 - 07:00
The author's new memoir, a masterpiece of genre-bending and -blending, shines all kinds of magical lights on a difficult, ignored subject.
Categories: Just News

Here’s What Happens When You Leave Weed Up Your Nose for 18 Years

Sun, 11/03/2019 - 11:00
A man thought he had swallowed the balloon-wrapped marijuana he was smuggling. He hadn’t.
Categories: Just News

Inside the Icelandic Facility Where Bitcoin Is Mined

Sun, 11/03/2019 - 10:00
Cryptocurrency mining now uses more of the Nordic island nation's electricity than its homes.
Categories: Just News

The Impeachment Vote in the House Tops This Week's Internet News Roundup

Sun, 11/03/2019 - 09:00
Last week, the US House voted to formalize the rules of the impeachment investigation against President Trump. Also, a nice dog won a medal.
Categories: Just News

Drones That Work for Food, a Self-Landing Plane, and More News This Week

Sun, 11/03/2019 - 09:00
Uber Eats unveils its latest drone, which may begin deliveries next summer, and our reporter lands a $2 million plane with the help of new tech. 
Categories: Just News

Cosmic Triangles Open a Window to the Origin of Time

Sun, 11/03/2019 - 08:00
Physicists have found a new way to conceive of time as an emergent dimension, a kind of hologram springing from the universe’s spatial correlations.
Categories: Just News

14 Best Xbox One Games Every Player Should Try (2019)

Sun, 11/03/2019 - 08:00
Relive classics, play co-op with friends, and enjoy the mayhem of a battle royale with our favorite Xbox titles.
Categories: Just News

The Internet Archive Is Making Wikipedia More Reliable

Sun, 11/03/2019 - 07:00
The operator of the Wayback Machine allows Wikipedia's users to check citations from books as well as the web. 
Categories: Just News

Free Tools Boost 2020 Election Security, But Not Enough

Sun, 11/03/2019 - 07:00
More companies than ever are offering low-cost security services for election bureaus and campaigns. It’s still not clear how much they’ll actually help.
Categories: Just News

The First BlueKeep Mass Hacking Is Finally Here—but Don't Panic

Sat, 11/02/2019 - 20:14
After months of warnings, the first successful attack using Microsoft's BlueKeep vulnerability has arrived—but isn't nearly as bad as it could have been.
Categories: Just News

Space Photos of the Week: The Jupiter Chronicles

Sat, 11/02/2019 - 10:00
The fifth planet from the Sun still looms large in our imagination—45 years after we first saw it up close.
Categories: Just News

John Hodgman Reveals the Perks of Being Sort of Famous

Sat, 11/02/2019 - 09:00
In his new memoir, the one-time *Daily Show* correspondent explores his brushes with fame. 
Categories: Just News

WhatsApp Hack Targeted Officials in More Than 20 Countries

Sat, 11/02/2019 - 09:00
NSO Group exploits, *Counter-Strike* money laundering, and a Pentagon scam are among the week’s top security news.
Categories: Just News

Master & Dynamic MW07 Go Review: Best in Class Earbuds

Sat, 11/02/2019 - 08:00
They're not cheap, but these wireless workout earbuds really are amazing.
Categories: Just News

Pages