The first big US city to prohibit private businesses from using the technology reflects rising skepticism of new tools and concerns about fairness.
Prop. 24 is designed to make the California Consumer Privacy Act stronger. Why do so many privacy advocates oppose it?
The successor to WIRED‘s favorite earbuds, these comfortable, affordable wireless headphones are our new top pick.
Whether your kids are going to school or playing outside, you‘ll need comfortable face coverings. These are the ones my little monsters will tolerate.
A trial in Greece shows a long-used tuberculosis vaccine may cut respiratory infections, raising hopes for similar protection against Covid-19.
Instead of optimizing work, technology has created a nonstop barrage of notifications and interactions. Six months into a pandemic, it‘s worse than ever.
After more than a decade away, the author is back with ‘Piranesi,‘ a way to communicate the incommunicable.
On this week‘s podcast, the director of the upcoming ‘Candyman‘ talks to WIRED writer Jason Parham about genre, social justice, and the future of going to the movies.
The return of non-Covid respiratory illnesses is putting a new strain on testing supplies around the world-and is a preview of what‘s in store for the US.
So-called single sign-on options offer a lot of convenience. But they have downsides that a good old fashioned password manager doesn‘t.
Mike Postle was on an epic winning streak at a California casino. Veronica Brill thought he had to be playing dirty. Let the chips fall where they may.
Altering Earth‘s geophysical environment is a moon shot-and it will be the only way to reverse the damage done. It‘s time to take it more seriously.
Virtual reality is more accessible than ever and these headsets can take you there, whether you want a standalone, room-scale, or PC-based experience.
Renormalization, a technique that helps bridge the big and the small, has become perhaps the single most important advance in theoretical physics in 50 years.
Chinese consumers tap the fintech app to pay bills, order in restaurants, and book appointments. Now it‘s preparing for an IPO that could value it at 200 billion.
Shaving can cause razor burn and ingrown hairs. These alternative options might be better for your skin-and sanity.
The latest update for your iPhone and iPad will make them safer than ever.
An NYU team thinks it‘s finally unlocked the secret to how these mysterious landforms get their interesting shape.
Help your back and posture by raising your computer screen up to eye level.
The former chair of the Federal Election Commission argues that the integrity of the 2020 election is largely in the hands of Facebook and Twitter.
Indictments against Iranian hackers, a Veterans Affairs data breach, and more of the week‘s top security news.
The outage resulted in a significant delay in treatment. German authorities are investigating the perpetrators on suspicion of negligent manslaughter.
Thousands of migrating birds have died, perhaps starved by drier conditions related to climate change or by having to fly inland to avoid wildfire smoke.
The new 8th-generation iPad is already slightly discounted, alongside headphones, laptops, and PS4 titles like ‘Ghosts of Tsushima‘.