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'Fall Guys: Ultimate Knockout' Is a Freewheeling Breath of Fresh Air
par Cecilia D'Anastasio le 04/08/2020 à 10:35
Surviving three or four rounds of this multiplayer knock-out game makes you feel like a total athlete, even as a pirate-costumed bean
Decades-Old Email Flaws Could Let Attackers Mask Their Identities
par Lily Hay Newman le 04/08/2020 à 7:43
Researchers found 18 exploits that take advantage of inconsistencies in the email plumbing most people never think about.
A Summer Camp Covid-19 Outbreak Offers Back-to-School Lessons
par Megan Molteni le 04/08/2020 à 6:23
A CDC report from a Georgia hot spot illuminates just how easily kids can spread coronavirus, adding to our understanding of kids’ role in transmission.
Hackers Could Use IoT Botnets to Manipulate Energy Markets
par Lily Hay Newman le 04/08/2020 à 5:20
With access to just 50,000 high-wattage smart devices, attackers could make a bundle off of causing minor fluctuations.
Apple Just Upgraded Its iMacs, a Little
par Julian Chokkattu le 04/08/2020 à 4:00
The upgrades are dramatic if you're looking for more power, but if you're holding out for Face ID or a fresh look, keep waiting.
'Calling Bullshit' Skewers the World's BS-Merchants
par C. Brandon Ogbunu le 04/08/2020 à 1:00
Carl Bergstrom and Jevin West’s new book teaches us how to live in a world that's full of it, and how to spot BS in ourselves.
6 Best Sound Machines for 2020 (Best White-Noise Machines)
par Adrienne So, Jess Grey le 04/08/2020 à 1:00
Our favorite white-noise and sleep-sound machines for babies, kids, and adults. Tested by WIRED's Gear team.
Hackers Are Building an Army of Cheap Satellite Trackers
par Lily Hay Newman le 04/08/2020 à 12:00
NyanSat is an open source ground station that lets you listen in on low-orbit transmissions for about $100 worth of gear.
There’s No Such Thing As a Tech Expert Anymore
par Siva Vaidhyanathan le 04/08/2020 à 12:00
Members of Congress clearly don’t understand the tech companies they’re supposed to regulate. But neither does anyone else.
Dell XPS 15 Review: A Luxury Windows Laptop
par Scott Gilbertson le 04/08/2020 à 12:00
With more real estate and power, the company's roomy new laptop retains everything we like about the 13-inch—almost.
Should Governments Slap a Tax on Plastic?
par Matt Simon le 04/08/2020 à 12:00
More than a billion tons of it could enter the environment in the next 20 years. It's time, advocates say, to put a sin tax on single-use plastic.
The American Scientists Who Saved London From Nazi Drones
par Jamie Holmes le 04/08/2020 à 11:00
For months, German V-1s terrorized the city. To take them down, US physicists had to develop a “smart fuse”—a task they were told was practically impossible.
The Tech That Can Help Keep Your Dogs Happy and Healthy
par Sassafras Lowrey le 04/08/2020 à 11:00
You don't need a lot of gear to keep your pup's tail wagging, but the right stuff can vastly improve their lives and your relationship with them.
It’s Not Just TikTok. Chinese Firms Face More US Roadblocks
par Will Knight, Tom Simonite le 04/08/2020 à 11:00
Chinese companies have been free to expand in the US while American firms were stymied by Beijing. Now, the climate is not as welcoming.
TikTok and the Evolution of Digital Blackface
par Jason Parham le 04/08/2020 à 10:00
On the app, users drape themselves in the trappings of Black culture—and steal the viral spotlight. It’s exploitation at its most refined and disturbing.
An American Pickle Might Have Been Fresher in the 2010s
par Kate Knibbs le 03/08/2020 à 5:08
Seth Rogen's new movie is funny, although some gags meant to skewer hip Brooklynites seem strangely dated.
Frog Eats Beetle. Beetle Crawls Through Guts to Escape
par Matt Simon le 03/08/2020 à 3:00
Regimbartia attenuata doesn’t take too kindly to being eaten. Once locked inside a frog’s maw, it turns around and starts heading for the exit.
Google Pixel 4A Review: Nearly Perfect and Only $350
par Julian Chokkattu le 03/08/2020 à 3:00
The 4A is an upgrade in almost every way over its predecessor, yet it’s cheaper. It's our new fave Android phone.
One Free Press Coalition Spotlights Journalists Under Attack - August 2020
par WIRED Staff le 03/08/2020 à 1:00
This month's focus is on Austin Tice, an American photojournalist who has gone missing in Syria and is presumed to be alive.
What Poetry Means for Doctors and Patients During a Pandemic
par Sara Harrison le 03/08/2020 à 12:00
The poetry editor of The Journal of the American Medical Association talks about medicine, metaphor, and how literature can even improve patient outcomes.
The 7 Best Chromebooks for Every Budget (2020)
par Scott Gilbertson le 03/08/2020 à 12:00
WIRED Tested. If you're all in on Google services, these are our favorite ChromeOS laptops and 2-in-1 tablets for school, work, or home.
The Hate-Fueled Rise of r/The_Donald—and Its Epic Takedown
par Robert Peck le 03/08/2020 à 11:00
The notorious subreddit trafficked in violent rhetoric, growing a prodigious following over five years. Here’s how—and why—Reddit finally shut it down.
The Rise of the Virtual Being
par Lauren Goode le 03/08/2020 à 11:00
On the latest episode of the Get WIRED podcast, we attend the Virtual Beings Summit and contemplate Lucy, Lil Miquela, and what it means to be human.
SpaceX Brings Astronauts Home Safely in a Historic First
par Daniel Oberhaus le 02/08/2020 à 6:49
That’s a wrap on SpaceX’s crewed demo mission, which clears the way for the company to regularly launch astronauts for NASA.
Archaeologists Have Found the Source of Stonehenge’s Boulders
par Kiona N. Smith, Ars Technica le 02/08/2020 à 1:00
Modern scholars have only been able to speculate about where the huge stones came from—until now.
I Bought the Duffel Bag That’s in ‘The Expanse’—and Love It
par Adrienne So le 02/08/2020 à 12:00
I use it to pack pillows on a paddleboard. But you can also use it to pack guns. In space.
Why Are Plants Green? The Answer Might Work on Any Planet
par Rodrigo Pérez Ortega le 02/08/2020 à 12:00
A new model of photosynthesis points to an evolutionary principle governing light-harvesting organisms that might apply throughout the universe.
How to Make Your Video Calls Look and Sound Better
par Whitson Gordon le 02/08/2020 à 11:00
Natural light is your friend. Audio feedback is your worst enemy.
Incognito Mode May Not Work the Way You Think It Does
par David Nield le 02/08/2020 à 11:00
Every browser has a private mode—but the privacy it offers has a limit.
The Rank Hypocrisy of a TikTok Ban
par Nicholas Thompson le 01/08/2020 à 5:23
The fate of the platform remains uncertain, but one thing is clear: Banning it would upturn fundamental principles of democracy.
Rite Aid Used Facial Recognition in Stores for Nearly a Decade
par Brian Barrett le 01/08/2020 à 1:00
A SubStack email mess, a Nintendo leak, and more of the week's top security news.
What Can Ants and Bees Teach Us About Containing Disease?
par Michael Schulson le 01/08/2020 à 12:00
Social insects cooperate to curb the spread of pathogens. Maybe their systems of behavior can help human societies battling pandemics of our own.
How to Cut Your Own Hair at Home (Long, Short, Wavy, Curly, Kids, Bangs)
par Louryn Strampe le 01/08/2020 à 12:00
If your hair-care professional is still on lockdown, you might be getting desperate for a trim. Let us help you avoid a DIY disaster.
The Garmin Hack Was a Warning
par Brian Barrett le 01/08/2020 à 11:00
As ransomware groups turn their attention to bigger game, expect more high-profile targets to fall.
10 Ways to Reconnect With Long Distance Relatives, Friends, and Relationships
par Medea Giordano le 01/08/2020 à 11:00
Whatever the distance, these ideas will help you feel closer in these trying times.
What is Crispr Gene Editing? The Complete WIRED Guide
par Megan Molteni, Grace Huckins le 01/08/2020 à 11:00
How scientists can repurpose a bacterial immune system to alter DNA, making everything from cheap insulin to extra starchy corn.
15 Best Weekend Deals: Laptops, TVs, Phones, and Outdoor Gear
par WIRED Staff le 01/08/2020 à 11:00
Planning a socially-distanced camping trip? Now is the time to stock up on things like backpacks and tents.
PokimaneBoyfriend and the Scandalous Reign of Drama YouTube
par Cecilia D'Anastasio, Emma Grey Ellis le 01/08/2020 à 12:31
This week, Twitch streamer Pokimane demonstrated how to expertly handle the internet drama industrial complex.
How the Alleged Twitter Hackers Got Caught
par Brian Barrett le 01/08/2020 à 12:12
Bitcoin payments and IP addresses led investigators to two of the alleged perpetrators in just over two weeks.
Trump May Soon Order TikTok’s Sale, as Microsoft Circles
par Tom Simonite, Will Knight le 31/07/2020 à 10:50
The short-video app is wildly popular with teens, but officials fear it could be a conduit for data to China, or for Beijing’s propaganda.
For Big Tech, There’s No Winning This Round
par Noam Cohen le 31/07/2020 à 9:15
Accountability is coming—not just because Congress had an impressive hearing this week, but because the confluence of crises now demand action.
Covid-19 Symptoms (Coronavirus): What to Do If You Might Have It
par Parker Hall, Matt Jancer le 31/07/2020 à 7:23
Stay calm. Here's our guide to what symptoms you should look out for, and how to respond if you've been exposed.
Technology Does Not Eliminate Cruelty
par Geek's Guide to the Galaxy le 31/07/2020 à 4:00
Sci-fi author Arkady Martine's novel is set in an advanced, galaxy-spinning futuristic empire. But that doesn't mean it's a utopia.
The Dark Virality of a Hollywood Blood-Harvesting Conspiracy
par Brian Friedberg le 31/07/2020 à 1:00
A centuries-old anti-Semitic myth is spreading freely on far-right corners of social media—suggesting a new digital Dark Age has arrived.
Oral-B iO Series 8 Review: A Grossly Expensive Electric Toothbrush
par Medea Giordano le 31/07/2020 à 1:00
This electric toothbrush uses Bluetooth to keep your teeth happy and clean, but they'll start chattering when you see the price tag.
Emmy Voters Missed a Lot of Key Nominations … Again
par Angela Watercutter le 31/07/2020 à 1:00
This year, some worthy contenders got nods—Watchmen! Zendaya!—but quite a few essential performances were overlooked.
Big Tech Does Not Agree With That Characterization
par Steven Levy le 31/07/2020 à 1:00
Plus: Microsoft’s monopolistic days, life without a Covid vaccine, and bogus hand sanitizer.
AI-Generated Text Is the Scariest Deepfake of All
par Renee DiResta le 31/07/2020 à 12:00
Synthetic video and audio seemed pretty bad. Synthetic writing—ubiquitous and undetectable—will be far worse.
The Anglerfish Deleted Its Immune System to Fuse With Its Mate
par Eric Niiler le 31/07/2020 à 12:00
Underwater “sexual parasitism” between male and female allows two bodies to become one. Now we know the reason why.
The Pandemic Put Amazon in a Prime Position
par WIRED Staff le 31/07/2020 à 12:00
This week, we list the Amazon Prime benefits you don’t know about, and tell you how to take advantage of them while you shelter in place.