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Jun 21, 2024

The Studio Executive Who Wants Hollywood to Get Real About Bad Storytelling
As the entertainment industry rebounds, Kamala Avila-Salmon, head of inclusive content at Lionsgate, wants to make sure it comes back healthier than before.

Wired News
Jun 21, 2024

Perplexity Plagiarized Our Story About How Perplexity Is a Bullshit Machine
Experts aren't unanimous about whether the AI-powered search startup's practices could expose it to legal claims ranging from infringement to defamation—but some say plaintiffs would have strong cases.

Wired News
Jun 21, 2024

7 Best Mechanical Keyboards (2024): Tested and Reviewed
We've typed thousands of words to help you find the ideal clacky—or thocky—mechanical keyboard for your refined taste.

Wired News
Jun 21, 2024

Polyend Tracker Review: Powerful but Niche
This groovebox isn't for everyone, but master the interface and it'll delight.

Wired News
Jun 21, 2024

Sony Bravia 7 mini LED TV Review: A Lovely Screen From Center Stage
Sony's Bravia 7 mini LED TV offers fantastic performance, with one serious stumble.

Wired News
Jun 21, 2024

My Memories Are Just Meta's Training Data Now
Meta's plans to use personal content posted by Facebook and Instagram users to train algorithms suggest our digital histories are being repackaged to teach AI about—and how to mimic—humanity.

Wired News
Jun 21, 2024

Dnsys X1 Exoskeleton Review: A Great Idea In Need of Finesse
The Dnsys X1's sci-fi design and slick marketing don't make up for this thigh-gripping walking aid not standing up for its target audience.

Wired News
Jun 21, 2024

Best Apple Watch (2024): Which Model Should You Buy?
Should you splurge for the Ultra Watch 2? Or stick with the SE? Let us help you figure out which version to get (and which to avoid).

Wired News
Jun 21, 2024

Green Chef's Meal Kit Makes Dinner Delicious—and Organic
Green Chef is a great meal kit for home cooks—just make sure to read the instructions.

Wired News
Jun 21, 2024

Before Smartphones, an Army of Real People Helped You Find Stuff on Google
Not too long ago, services like GOOG-411, 118 118 and AQA used actual humans to answer questions with witty responses and encyclopedic knowledge. Today's search engines could learn something.

Wired News
Jun 21, 2024

Science Is Full of Errors. Bounty Hunters Are Here to Find Them
A new project is paying researchers to find errors in other scientists' work. The only problem? Even error hunters make mistakes.

Wired News
Jun 21, 2024

Somehow, Concerts Are the Biggest Memes of the Summer
From Chappell Roan to Kendrick Lamar, online life is spilling onto the lighted stage, and vice versa. Maybe we all just want something real.

Wired News
Jun 20, 2024

US Bans Kaspersky Software
Using a Trump-era authority, the US Commerce Department has banned the sale of Kaspersky's antivirus tools to new customers in the US, citing alleged threats to national security.

Wired News
Jun 20, 2024

Bugatti's Tourbillon 2024: Price, Specs, Availability
Furiously complicated and astoundingly fast, the 250-mph, 1,800-hp, electrically enhanced, blood-curdling Tourbillon signals the start of Rimac's influence on the century-old automaker.

Wired News
Jun 20, 2024

The 29 Best Movies on Hulu This Week (June 2024)
Origin, Anchorman, and Fight Club are just a few of the movies you need to watch on Hulu right now.

Wired News
Jun 20, 2024

Far-Right Militias Are Back
As the US election approaches, one armed militia organized by a January 6 rioter is spreading its message across the country.

Wired News
Jun 20, 2024

Honor 200 Pro Review: Midrange Mixed Bag
Honor's quirky upper-midranger is a mostly good mixed bag, but you can do better.

Wired News
Jun 20, 2024

We're Still Waiting for the Next Big Leap in AI
Anthropic's latest Claude AI model pulls ahead of rivals from OpenAI and Google. But advances in machine intelligence have lately been more incremental than revolutionary.

Wired News
Jun 20, 2024

How to Avoid Scams and Shoddy Wares on Amazon
Amazon is a mucky mess of ads, unknown sellers, misleading sales, and specious information. Defend your dollars with these tips and tricks on Amazon Prime Day.

Wired News
Jun 20, 2024

Acer Chromebook Plus Spin 714 Review: A Premium Chromebook
This Chromebook punches above its weight for a premium feel without the premium laptop price.

Wired News
Jun 20, 2024

Good Search Borrows, Great Search … Steals?
This week, we talk about how content on the open web is being used to train AI-powered search tools, and how content publishers are fighting to reverse this trend.

Wired News
Jun 20, 2024

Big Tech Is Giving Campaigns Both the Venom and the Antidote for GenAI
Microsoft and Google have taught dozens of political groups how to use generative AI tools like their Copilot and Gemini chatbots, but the situation is a little complicated.

Wired News
Jun 20, 2024

Rumpl's Amazingly Versatile Outdoor Blanket Is on a Rare Monthlong Sale
We here at WIRED love the Original Puffy Blanket, the camp blanket you can take anywhere. It's on sale from now through the end of July.

Wired News
Jun 20, 2024

We Put Air Conditioners to the Test, and These Are Our 7 Favorites
These WIRED-tested AC units have been lodged into our windows and cooling our homes for months, if not years.

Wired News
Jun 20, 2024

Potatoes Are the Perfect Vegetable—but You're Eating Them Wrong
The humble potato is a miraculous vegetable, but Americans are eating less of them than ever before and have ditched fresh potatoes for frozen. Is it time to rebrand the spud?

Wired News
Jun 20, 2024

Neo-Nazis Are All-In On AI
Extremists are developing their own hateful AIs to supercharge radicalization and fundraising—and are now using the tech to make weapon blueprints and bombs. And it's going to get worse.

Wired News
Jun 20, 2024

Europe Scrambles for Relevance in the Age of AI
With chatbot and AI development largely coming from the US, some EU entrepreneurs and politicians say local champions are needed to prevent a cultural flattening.

Wired News
Jun 19, 2024

Adobe Says It Won't Train AI Using Artists' Work. Creatives Aren't Convinced
Adobe has issued new wording to explain how users' content will be treated, after a backlash earlier this month from artists who believed their work will be used to train AI.

Wired News
Jun 19, 2024

17 Management and City-Building Games for Armchair Tycoons
These building- and resource-based simulations are perfect for single-player fun and relaxation.

Wired News
Jun 19, 2024

Greener Is Getting Going
We've reached a tipping point where we've got a cleaner alternative for most transport. Now we have to commit.

Wired News
Jun 19, 2024

Fusion Sparks an Energy Revolution
After hitting a power-output milestone, fusion technology is ready to graduate from small-scale lab experiment to full-sized power plant.

Wired News
Jun 19, 2024

We've Tested the 9 Best TV Streaming Devices for 4K and HD
We've tested dozens of ways to watch stuff on 4K or HD TVs. These are our favorites.

Wired News
Jun 19, 2024

The Evergoods Civic Panel Loader 24L Is a Well-Made Minimalist Backpack
An excellent, well-designed backpack engineered for travel or as the perfect everyday carry.

Wired News
Jun 19, 2024

Perplexity Is a Bullshit Machine
A WIRED investigation shows that the AI-powered search startup Forbes has accused of stealing its content is surreptitiously scraping—and making things up out of thin air.

Wired News
Jun 19, 2024

LG Gram Pro 17 Review: Ultralight and Ultra Hot
LG's 17-inch Windows laptop is amazingly thin and lightweight but runs amazingly hot too.

Wired News
Jun 19, 2024

6 Best Toasters (2024): Tested and Reviewed
Enjoy bagels, bread, hot waffles, and more with our pick of the best toasters.

Wired News
Jun 19, 2024

Fans of ‘Interview With the Vampire' Say the Stakes Have Never Been Higher
As social media filled with people asking why no one was watching the best show on TV, fans desperate for Interview With the Vampire's renewal turned the blame on AMC's own marketing.

Wired News
Jun 19, 2024

How to Take the Perfect Soccer Penalty
To understand how to take a match-winning penalty, you've got to understand the physics behind the perfect kick.

Wired News
Jun 19, 2024

The 16 Best Messenger Bags, Crossbody Bags, Slings and Shoulder Bags (2024)
From everyday canvas sacks to rainstorm-ready sling packs, these one-strap wonders shoulder the burden.

Wired News
Jun 19, 2024

This Is What Would Happen if China Invaded Taiwan
The new book World on the Brink: How America Can Beat China in the Race for the 21st Century lays out what might actually happen if China were to invade Taiwan in 2028.

Wired News
Jun 18, 2024

'Metroid Prime 4' Gets a Release Date After Years of Troubled Development
Metroid Prime 4: Beyond has a release date and a new gameplay trailer, both of which were announced at Tuesday's Nintendo Direct.

Wired News
Jun 18, 2024

STEM Students Refuse to Work at Google and Amazon Over Project Nimbus
Students and young workers from more than 120 universities have pledged to refuse work at Google and Amazon until the Israeli contract is dropped.

Wired News
Jun 18, 2024

The 36 Best Shows on Hulu Right Now (June 2024)
The Bear, Black Twitter: A People's History, and Shogun are just a few of the shows you should be watching on Hulu this month.

Wired News
Jun 18, 2024

'The Legend of Zelda: Echoes of Wisdom' Finally Gives Zelda Her Own Game
Princess Zelda is getting her own adventure on September 26.

Wired News
Jun 18, 2024

EV Maker Fisker Files for Bankruptcy
Henrik Fisker's car company filed for bankruptcy late Monday, just three months after pausing production on its all-electric SUV.

Wired News
Jun 18, 2024

How to Turn Your Phone Into a Webcam (2024): Mac, Windows, iPhone, Android
Upgrade your Zoom meetings with that snazzy camera in your pocket.

Wired News
Jun 18, 2024

20 Amazon Prime Perks You Might Not Be Using
Your membership gets you more than free two-day shipping. Here's what you may be missing ahead of Amazon Prime Day 2024.

Wired News
Jun 18, 2024

Factor Review: Satisfying but Slimy
Factor's prepared meals taste good, but they're hard to eat.

Wired News
Jun 18, 2024

Airbnb's Olympics Push Could Help it Win Over Paris
Paris officials have placed tough new restrictions on Airbnb rentals in recent years. The company is using the Olympics to try and win over locals and broaden its footprint in the iconic city.

Wired News
Jun 18, 2024

ISIS Created Fake CNN and Al Jazeera Broadcasts
One video focused on giving ISIS credit for a terror attack that Russian disinformation blamed on Ukraine. "It was essentially fake news to debunk fake news," says an expert.

Wired News
Jun 18, 2024

My Favorite Affordable Sheets Are Discounted Right Now
Quince makes some of our favorite cheap-yet-fantastic sheets to sleep on. They're already a great price—and now they're on sale.

Wired News
Jun 18, 2024

I Am Laura Kipnis-Bot, and I Will Make Reading Sexy and Tragic Again
Margaret Atwood, Marlon James, Lena Dunham, Roxane Gay: We've all agreed to be turned into AI reading companions by a mysterious company called Rebind. I report from the inside.

Wired News
Jun 18, 2024

Crypto Scammers Are Targeting Trump's MAGA Supporters
After Donald Trump's campaign announced it would accept cryptocurrency, the operators of a host of fraudulent websites have sought to hustle his supporters.

Wired News
Jun 18, 2024

Instead of Mining the Deep Sea, Maybe People Should Just Fix Stuff
A new report contends that deep sea mining is not only an environmental risk, it's also not going to help meet the world's renewable energy needs.

Wired News
Jun 17, 2024

Alex Jones Is Now Trying to Divert Money to His Father's Supplements Business
Conspiracist Alex Jones has responded to his bankruptcy proceedings by urging viewers to spend money with his father's company—which isn't answerable to the Sandy Hook families.

Wired News
Jun 17, 2024

19 Best Portable Battery Chargers (2024): For Phones, iPads, Laptops, and Apple Watch
Keep your phone, tablet, laptop, and other electronics running with these handheld power banks.

Wired News
Jun 17, 2024

Review: WaterField Shinjuku iPad Messenger Bag
WaterField's purpose-built iPad messenger bag is spacious and water-resistant, and will keep your precious new iPad safe in style.

Wired News
Jun 17, 2024

Orkut's Founder Is Still Dreaming of a Social Media Utopia
In the mid-2000s, Google engineer Orkut Büyükkökten's self-titled social network briefly took the world by storm before disappearing. Now he's back, with a plan for a happier social media.

Wired News
Jun 17, 2024

Strava Is the Last Good Social Media App
You can compete against anyone on Strava, anytime, anywhere—even in an international airport at 2 am. Which is better than doomscrolling.

Wired News
Jun 17, 2024

OpenAI-Backed Nonprofits Have Gone Back on Their Transparency Pledges
Two organizations that handed out unconditional cash grants told WIRED that they will no longer disclose their financial statements and internal policies. Their stance follows a similar denial by OpenAI.

Wired News
Jun 17, 2024

Banks Are Finally Realizing What Climate Change Will Do to Housing
Extreme weather threatens the investment value of many properties, but financing for climate mitigation efforts are only just getting going.

Wired News
Jun 17, 2024

AI Is Coming for Big Tech Jobs—but Not in the Way You Think
Companies aren't replacing workers with AI yet. But they are sacrificing thousands of jobs in the race to further innovation in the technology.

Wired News
Jun 17, 2024

Hackers Detail How They Allegedly Stole Ticketmaster Data From Snowflake
A ShinyHunters hacker tells WIRED that they gained access to Ticketmaster's Snowflake cloud account—and others—by first breaching a third-party contractor.

Wired News
Jun 17, 2024

Amazon-Powered AI Cameras Used to Detect Emotions of Unwitting UK Train Passengers
CCTV cameras and AI are being combined to monitor crowds, detect bike thefts, and spot trespassers.

Wired News
Jun 16, 2024

McLaren Artura Spider Hybrid 2024 Review: Performance Party
This drop-top hybrid supercar is the very definition of dynamic driving. Only the indistinctive looks let it down.

Wired News
Jun 16, 2024

The Best Electric Bikes of 2024 That We've Tested and Reviewed
We tested the best electric bikes in every category—commuting, mountain biking, foldable, cruisers, and more.

Wired News
Jun 16, 2024

NZXT Relay Headset and SwitchMix Review: Innovative Convenience
NZXT's first foray into audio gear comes with one of the most innovative accessories I've seen in years—if you use wired headphones.

Wired News
Jun 16, 2024

Analog Photography: The Beginner's Guide to Film Cameras (2024)
Which film camera should you get? Which films are the best? We demystify the world of analog photography to help you get started.

Wired News
Jun 16, 2024

The 14 Best Pillows We Found After Months of Night-Time Testing (2024)
We spent months sleeping on various pillows to find the right support for your noggin whether you snooze on your side, back, or in a tangle of blankets.

Wired News
Jun 16, 2024

Sorry, VR: The Meta Ray-Ban Wayfarers Are the Best Face Computer
Finally! An AI-enabled face computer that's comfortable, useful, attractive, and not completely humiliating to wear.

Wired News
Jun 16, 2024

How to Spot a Business Email Compromise Scam
In this common email scam, a criminal pretending to be your boss or coworker emails you asking for a favor involving money. Here's what do to when a bad actor lands in your inbox.

Wired News
Jun 16, 2024

Light-Based Chips Could Help Slake AI's Ever-Growing Thirst for Energy
Optical neural networks, which use photons instead of electrons, have advantages over traditional systems. They also face major obstacles.

Wired News
Jun 16, 2024

Let Slip the Robot Dogs of War
The United States and China appear locked in a race to weaponize four-legged robots for military applications.

Wired News
Jun 15, 2024

18 Best Camera Bags, Slings, Straps, and Backpacks (2024)
Tote your photo and video gear around in style. We tested more than 75 packs and rounded up our favorites.

Wired News
Jun 15, 2024

HiGround Opal Base 65 Keyboard Review: More Hype Than Substance
HiGround's entry-level keyboard costs more and delivers less than most mid-tier mechanical keyboards.

Wired News
Jun 15, 2024

Barnes and Noble Nook 9-Inch Lenovo Tablet Review: Affordable and Capable
Barnes and Noble's cheap new e-reader can also work as a basic, bare-bones tablet.

Wired News
Jun 15, 2024

The Best Gender-Neutral Clothing Brands (2024): Tested and Reviewed
These fashion brands are here to help you break free from the gender binary.

Wired News
Jun 15, 2024

How to Shop Like a Pro During Amazon Prime Day - July 2024
We've got tips to help you cut through the clutter to find real Amazon Prime Day deals.

Wired News
Jun 15, 2024

The 34 Best Shows on Amazon Prime Right Now (June 2024)
The Boys, Outer Range, and Fallout are just a few of the things you should be watching on Amazon Prime Video this week.

Wired News
Jun 15, 2024

A Guide to RCS, Why Apple's Adopting It, and How It Makes Texting Better
The messaging standard promises better security and cooler features than plain old SMS. Android has had it for years, but now iPhones are getting it too.

Wired News
Jun 15, 2024

How to Avoid Getting Sick This Summer
A microbiologist explains how to not catch summertime germs at the barbecue, in the pool, or on the trail.

Wired News
Jun 15, 2024

Apple Intelligence Won't Work on Hundreds of Millions of iPhones—but Maybe It Could
Older iPhones might well be able to cope with Apple's AI, so why won't your $900 year-old model run it? Here's why.

Wired News
Jun 15, 2024

Panerai's Submersible Elux Lab-ID Dive Watch Generates Its Own Light Show
You have to pay $100,000 for a timepiece with a singularly hi-tech route to make 160 micro-LED lights come on without any battery to power them.

Wired News
Jun 15, 2024

Ukrainian Sailors Are Using Telegram to Avoid Being Tricked Into Smuggling Oil for Russia
Contract seafarers in Ukraine are turning to online whisper networks to keep themselves from being hired into Russia's sanctions-busting shadow fleet.

Wired News
Jun 15, 2024

Ransomware Attacks Are Getting Worse
Plus: US lawmakers have nothing to say about an Israeli influence campaign aimed at US voters, a former LA Dodgers owner wants to fix the internet, and more.

Wired News
Jun 14, 2024

The 25 Very Best Gifts for Dad, Picked By a Picky Dad (2024)
The best gift idea for your dad is a nicer version of something he already owns. The second best is one of these things.

Wired News
Jun 14, 2024

'Cities: Skylines II' Found a Solution for High Rents: Get Rid of Landlords
For months, players have been complaining about high rents in the city-building sim. This week, developer Colossal Order fixed the problem by doing something real cities can't: removing landlords.

Wired News
Jun 14, 2024

The Best Gaming Headsets—We Tested Over Hundreds of Hours (2024)
Lend depth and drama to your gameplay with the right gaming headset for any console or device.

Wired News
Jun 14, 2024

The Anderson Cooper of Black Twitter Believes Journalism Can Survive Influencers
Editor and news aggregator Phil Lewis isn't afraid of YouTubers or TikTokkers. He says the real threat is misinformation.

Wired News
Jun 14, 2024

13 Best Couches You Can Buy Online (2024): Sectionals, Sofas, Sleepers, and More
Refresh your space with a comfy sofa that arrives right at your doorstep.

Wired News
Jun 14, 2024

No Matter How You Package It, Apple Intelligence Is AI
Apple is eager to show us that its approach to artificial intelligence is safer, better, and more useful than the competition. Maybe that's just a hallucination, but it's working.

Wired News
Jun 14, 2024

I'm a New Homeowner, and Here's How to BYO Smart Home
Some houses may come with preinstalled smart devices. These are the products I loved—and the ones I'm replacing.

Wired News
Jun 14, 2024

Reduce AI Hallucinations With This Neat Software Trick
A buzzy process called retrieval augmented generation, or RAG, is taking hold in Silicon Valley and improving the outputs from large language models. How does it work?

Wired News
Jun 14, 2024

The Indie Horror Game That Launched a Surprising Queer Hopepunk Revolution
Signalis came out in 2022 to strong reviews but has mostly stayed under the radar. Two years later, it has amassed a following of women, nonbinary, and queer folks who have created a hopeful community based around its grimdark themes.

Wired News
Jun 14, 2024

A Blatant Attempt to Generate a 'House of the Dragon' AI Overview
How many gallons of blood are there in the second season of House of the Dragon? How many wigs? Click here for an overview.

Wired News
Jun 14, 2024

I Spent a Week Eating Discarded Restaurant Food. But Was It Really Going to Waste?
Food app Too Good To Go promises to cut waste by directing hungry bargain hunters to leftover restaurant food. But the week I spent living off the app had me wondering if Too Good To Go is too good to be true.

Wired News
Jun 14, 2024

As Google Targets Advertisers, It Could Learn a Lot From Bing
Microsoft and Google are bringing ads to their AI search experiences. But users don't always find it helpful.

Wired News
Jun 14, 2024

As Google Targets AI Search Ads, It Could Learn a Lot From Bing
Microsoft and Google are bringing ads to their AI search experiences. But users don't always find it helpful.

Wired News
Jun 13, 2024

Tesla Shareholders Approve Elon Musk's Big Payday
Elon Musk will pocket $50 billion after Tesla shareholders made a show of support for his leadership.

Wired News
Jun 13, 2024

Six-Word Sci-Fi: Stories Written by You
Here's this month's prompt, how to submit, and an illustrated archive of past favorites.

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