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How the HTC Exodus Blockchain Phone Plans to Secure Your Cryptocurrency

HTC starts filling in the details of its so-called blockchain smartphone, expected to launch later this year...

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Wildlife Detective Uses DNA to Link Stolen Ivory to Big Cartels

A new method looks at the DNA of elephant tusks to pinpoint the crime networks behind disparate stashes of poached ivory...

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DIY Gun Activist Cody Wilson Accused of Child Sexual Assault

A Texas court issued a warrant for the Defense Distributed founder's arrest on Wednesday...

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Jon M. Chu Shot This Short Film Entirely on an iPhone XS Max

The _Crazy Rich Asians_ director shot a kinetic short for WIRED titled _Somewhere_, and he did the whole thing on a new iPhone...

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John Deere Just Cost Farmers Their Right to Repair

The California Farm Bureau has given away the right of farmers to fix their equipment without going through a dealer...

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The Alt-Right Are Savvy Internet Users. Stop Letting Them Surprise You

A new study from Data & Society reveals how reactionary, far-right commentators have built an alternative media ecosystem on YouTube: by using the platform exactly as inte...

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PlayStation Classic: Release Date, Price, Specs, How to Pre-Order

Sony’s upcoming throwback console promises to include such hits as Final Fantasy VII and Ridge Racer...

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The Physics of a Star Wars Bomber Dropping Bombs in Space

The Empire Strikes Back brought us the TIE bomber—and new physics questions to try to solve...

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Captain Marvel and the Long, Strange History of Female Superhero Names

Captain Marvel used to be a dude. Captain Marvel also used to be Ms. Marvel. It's comics; it's complicated...

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Why Animal Extinction Is Crippling Computer Science

Opinion: As the work of biologists and computer scientists converge, algorithmic secrets are increasingly found in nature...

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Ferrari’s Monza SP1 and SP2 Mix 21st Century Tech With 1950s Cool

The first car's in the "Icona" line offer 800 horsepower and looks borrowed from Ferrari's post-war racers...

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The Case for Expensive Antibiotics

A rogue pharmaceutical company ramped up the cost of a common antibiotic by 400 percent. While the medical community is irate, could high prices make antibiotics worth investi...

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The Best Accessories for the iPhone XS, XS Max, and XR

Gear up with everything you’ll want for your iPhone—from Airpods to headphone dongles...

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This Supple, Squishy Robo-Jellyfish Can Explore Ocean Reefs

A new robotic jellyfish can squeeze through holes smaller than its body size...

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For JavaScript Developers, More Choices Mean Hard Choices

A wave of new programming tools promises to make developers' lives easier. But the turbulence makes it hard to stay current...

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Apple Watch Series 4 Review: Be Still My Heart

The bigger screen and beefed-up sensors bring the Apple Watch to the next level...

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A DOJ Probe Into Elon's Tweets Could Spell Yet More Trouble for Tesla

The reported criminal probe is likely in its early stages, but darkens an already gloomy sky gathering over Elon Musk's automaker...

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Twitter's Chronological Timeline Will Save Us From Ourselves

Twitter announced it’s giving users more control over their timelines just in time for tweets about Toad...

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The Collateral Damage of Trump's Extreme Declassifications

Trump has the legal right to make public whatever documents he chooses. But he's going to cause untold damage in the process...

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'Captain Marvel' Trailer: The Next MCU Movie Will Pummel You with '90s Nostalgia

The MCU wants to take you back to the days of Blockbuster and beepers...

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QAnon Is Trying to Trick Facebook’s Meme AI

How should Facebook balance transparency about its automated systems with security?...

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The Mirai Botnet Masterminds Have Been Fighting Crime With the FBI

In 2016, three friends created a botnet that nearly broke the internet. Now, they're helping the feds catch cybercriminals of all stripes...

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It's the Emmy Awards That Need a 'Popular' Category, Not the Oscars

A lot of great shows came up empty-handed last night; others weren't nominated at all. Here's an idea: Let's celebrate TV we *talk* about...

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ACLU Says Facebook Ads Let Employers Favor Men Over Women

Charge filed with the EEOC says employers can discriminate by targeting ads at men and excluding women...

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How Audi's Electric E-tron SUV Stacks Up to Its Competitors

From kilowatt-hours to horsepower to acceleration times, see how the E-tron SUV compares to similar offerings from Tesla, Mercedes-Benz, Jaguar, and others...

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Still Smarting From Uber, Cities Wise up About Scooter Data

Most cities felt powerless to extract concessions from Uber and Lyft. Now that scooters are here, they've learned their lesson—and toughened up...

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Gillette's Heated Razor Warms Your Face While You Shave

Costing $150 and launching on Indiegogo, the Heated Razor isn't anything like what you're used to...

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Mr. Know-It-All on Honesty and Social Media

A Wired retro item, from the 25th anniversary issue...

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Edward Snowden on Protecting Activists Against Surveillance

“Turnkey tyranny” has never been closer. For some communities, it feels like it’s already here...

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Things Break and Decay on the Internet—That's a Good Thing

The Wayback Machine reveals that the internet is frail and unsteady, like all human endeavors. And when things fail, they are replaced...

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6 Terrific Books for Getting Girls Into Tech

Room to Read CEO Geetha Murali on her favorite page-­turners for future scientists and engineers...

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Jack Dorsey on Propublica's Experimental Journalism

The way they use Twitter is a paradigm that could point to the future of media...

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Jeff Bezos and the Clock That Will Outlast Civilization

This past winter, inside a mountain on the Amazon founder's West Texas ranch, the Long Now Foundation began assembling its 10,000-year clock...

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Just Outta Beta: 8-Bit Astronomy, Solar Yacht, and More

A WIRED retro item, from the 25th anniversary issue...

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Why DNA Is the Most Exciting Programming Language Today

Napster cofounder Sean Parker and biologist Alex Marson on the coming power of Crispr...

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WIRED 25th Anniversary: Who's Shaping Tech's Next 25 Years?

Special Issue: For 25 years, technology has turned the world upside down and inside out. Now the icons of the digital revolution tell us who will shake up the next 25...

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How Zipline Helps Remote Regions Get Blood From a Drone

The sky delivery service scales up...

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Real or Fake: YouTube Sensations

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Cheat Sheet: What's the Deal With Location-Based VR

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E.T. Hunters Join Forces to Probe the Heavens

SETI Institute cofounder Jill Tarter doesn’t want her former intern to forget about intelligent aliens...

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The Dawn of Twitter and the Age of Awareness

Status update: We are all now sci-fi telepaths, deafened by the blaring thoughts of humanity...

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An AI Pioneer, and the Researcher Bringing Humanity to AI

Technology’s potential is unbounded, says Fei-Fei Li. But only if you put people at the center...

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Why the Gene Editors of Tomorrow Need to Study Ethics Today

Jennifer Doudna says the next generation of biologists will be our first line of defense against Crispr gone wild...

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The Blockchain: Boon for Bankers—or Tool for Tyrants?

Boosters think crypto­currencies and the distributed ledgers they depend on will reinvent the financial system. That may or may not be a good thing...

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Sebastian Thrun on AI, Flying Cars, and Sam Altman

The tech luminary shares his lofty ideals...

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Most Dangerous Object in the Office: Segway Drift W1 E-Skates

A WIRED retro item, from the 25th anniversary issue...

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Palmer Luckey Is Just Getting Started

The Oculus founder on virtual reality, defense tech, biohacking an injured toe...

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Mark Zuckerberg on Why We Should Support the Dreamers

They should not be denied the opportunity to participate fully in the life of our country...

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How Apple Makes the AI Chip Powering the iPhone's Fancy Tricks

In a rare interview, Tim Millet, Apple's leading chip architect, describes building artificial intelligence into the new A12 processor...

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Elon Musk Says SpaceX Will Send Yusaku Maezawa (and Artists!) to the Moon

Elon Musk introduced the Japanese billionaire as the mystery passenger who booked a trip to the moon aboard SpaceX's BFR rocket, along with a half-dozen artists he plans...

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Audi at Last Unveils the E-Tron, Its First All-Electric SUV

Starting at $74,500 and offering 248(ish) miles of range, the E-Tron is here to do battle with Tesla and every other automaker crowding into the luxury electric market...

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Data Firms Team up to Prevent the Next Cambridge Analytica Scandal

A new working group of Republican and Democratic firms is writing rules for their industry amid mounting scrutiny and consumer privacy concerns...

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Linux's Creator Is Sorry. But Will He Change?

Linus Torvalds says he will take a break to learn more about "how to understand people’s emotions and respond appropriately."...

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Blood Moon vs. Supermoon: Which is Rarer?

What do all of these special-sounding moon terms really mean?...

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Tonight: Watch SpaceX Announce Its First Passenger to the Moon

Here's how to watch live as CEO Elon Musk reveals the first customer it will take to the moon aboard its BFR rocket, among other details...

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Jennifer Lawrence's Russian Accent in 'Red Sparrow' Wasn't Great

Margot Robbie's in *I, Tonya* was spot-on, though...

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To Combat Climate Change, We Gotta Get a Better Battery. But How?

Energy storage is hard at scale. What would we do if batteries can’t support the clean energy of the future?...

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How to Ride a Bike at 184 MPH

Guts, legs of unobtanium, a friend with a drag racer, and a keen sense of aerodynamics are all key to Denise Mueller-Korenek's mission: setting the bike land speed record...

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Facebook Broadens Its Bug Bounty to Include Third-Party Apps

Starting Monday, Facebook will pay at least $600 to researchers who spot third-party apps behaving badly on its platform...

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Google AI Tool Identifies a Tumor's Mutations From an Image

The algorithm can distinguish between different kinds of lung cancer, and could speed up a patient's diagnosis by weeks...

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Sinemia's Unlimited Movie Ticket Plan Costs $30 a Month

MoviePass competitor Sinemia is introducing an unlimited plan of its own, but it'll cost you...

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Photo Gallery: Meet the Transhumanists Turning Themselves Into Cyborgs

Swiss photographer Matthieu Gafsou traveled the world documenting the transhumanist subculture...

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'American Vandal': In Its Second Season, the Netflix Gem Gets Even Smarter

Amidst all the gross-out humor is a show that demonstrates real insight into the way tech shapes our social lives...

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Tern GSD S10 Review: Our Favorite Cargo Bike

A compact cargo e-bike broadens the definition of what a cargo bike can be...

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At the Edge of the World, Facing the End of the World

Want to feel better about climate change? Last week’s climate summit showed that the most ambitious action isn’t happening on the national scale—it’s cities and states...

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The Latest Course Catalog Trend? Blockchain 101

A growing number of colleges and universities are offering courses in blockchain technology or establishing blockchain research institutes...

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5 Great Routes for Self-Driving Trucks—When They're Ready

Traffic analytics company Inrix looked at freight and safety data to consider where robo-trucks could make the biggest impact...

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