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CK Vupleculae was discovered by a French monk in 1670, and it's been puzzling scientists ever since.
Urmila Mahadev became obsessed with a basic question in quantum computing: how do you know when the computer is cheating?
Amazon's Fire HD 8 is still incredibly cheap, but it's not the bargain it once was.
Last week Taylor Swift encouraged people to vote and Kanye West visited the White House.
With the exception of President Trump’s legal team, no one has been watching the Mueller investigation more closely than Garrett Graff.
Designer Tinker Hatfield shows an audience at Wired25 athletic shoes designed for people who don’t like to run.
LinkedIn Cofounder Reid Hoffman and MIT Media Lab Director Joi Ito on Moving Fast But Not Breaking Things
Ignore your customers, tolerate bad management, and let fires burn.
A grey hat hacking hero, bad boat news, and more security news this week.
Life online may not be a literal horror show—but sometimes it can feel like one.
Not all game stories need sexuality, but it constitutes an organic, interesting part of a character's life.
From Patagonia board shorts to CycleOps bike trainers, we're bringing you the best of the end of season deals.
Replacing your standard range with an app-controlled induction cooktop can yield more precise control—and better results—in the kitchen.
Silicon Valley executives suspended participation in a Saudi advisory committee and cancelled plans to attend a high-profile conference.
A clever new cryptomining scheme downloads the latest version of Adobe for you, but adds malware to the bargain.
The robots are coming, but they will find it hard to replace human empathy and judgment, speakers say at the WIRED25 Festival.
Researchers have long known that local actors—as well as Russia—use manipulative tactics to spread information online. With Facebook suspending a slew of domestic accounts, a difficult reckoning is upon us.
Facebook has revealed more details about the unprecedented breach of its platform—including how hackers got away with the access tokens of 30 million users.
Facebook Friday offered more details about its recent breach. Here's how to see if you were affected.
The Gadget Lab team breaks down this week’s tech news and welcomes special guest Ivy Ross to the show, to talk about the new Google Pixel products.
If Facebook and Google's recent security debacles proved anything, it's that disclosure is tricky business.