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This year's A-Levels, the high-stakes exams taken in high school, were canceled due to the pandemic. The alternative only exacerbated existing inequities.
Beware! Digital door knockers with small followings are posting often subliminal paid ads on social media.
WIRED Tested. There are a lot of Roku devices for sale, and the differences between them are confusing. We break down exactly which Roku is best for your TV.
Plus: TikTok tracking, Russian SIMs, and more of this week's top security news.
This unique and smart machine avoids the usual pitfalls of box-shaped window ACs while keeping you cool and calm.
As temperatures soar into the the triple digits, the Extreme Heat Resilience Alliance says such names will spark public awareness and encourage safety measures.
Need a mug to keep coffee warm for more than 30 minutes? How about a videogame to help you relax? We've found plenty of discounts to help.
Over the last few years, so-called jackpotting attacks have gotten increasingly sophisticated—while cash machines remain largely the same.
The destructive storms, with winds over 75 miles per hour, are often compared to inland hurricanes. But unlike a hurricane, a derecho can come out of nowhere.
Peter Jackson's trilogy is too long, the Rankin/Bass cartoon from the 1970s is too short. The proper length is somewhere in between.
Plus: Kamala Harris' stance on Section 230, a doctor's duty to misinformed patients, and an iconic new Airbnb.
The comedian, whose impersonations of Trump garnered a huge following on social media, is now hosting late-night and getting her own Netflix special.
This week, we look at the Microsoft Surface Duo and wonder if an expensive, dual-screen device like this one feels relevant, or just needlessly extravagant.
Many small companies and beauticians have updated in-store lessons for the new stay-at-home world. Think beauty YouTube, but better.
As researchers deepen their understanding of children’s role in the pandemic, some argue they are being overlooked in the race to a vaccine.
Netflix's new film updates a played-out superhero trope with a hidden message about the evils of human experimentation.
The Fortnite developer filed a suit today in California that suggests it may even want to launch its own app store on iOS.
The Justice Department says that an agent of the terrorist organization operated FaceMaskCenter.com, in part of a series of cryptocurrency-related complaints.
Rather than tracking individual exposures, we should be using them for real-time info on what activities and locations may be responsible for the spread.
A top Trump adviser outlines a blueprint for experimenting with wireless tech on bases and using software to counter China's lead in hardware.