Wired Tech Stories
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Climate change is making wildfires bigger, fiercer, and deadlier, fueling a new kind of despair on the West Coast—and beyond.
On this week’s Get WIRED podcast, we tell the story of how a computer science professor and a Texas county clerk teamed up to make our elections more secure.
This mail-in knife-sharpening service is a great convenience, but the quality of its work doesn't always make the cut.
Allure and WIRED teamed up to create this guide to the technology transforming beauty and wellness.
A proposed law in Australia would force Facebook and Google to pay news publishers for their content—and create a state-sponsored media regime.
For millennia, many have wondered whether odd perfect numbers exist. Insight could come from studying the next best things.
If you want to become a pitmaster without leaving the couch, this Wi-Fi-powered electric pellet smoker and app can help.
Passwords, keyfobs, fingerprints—there are lots of ways to gain access to your laptop or desktop. Here are the best and most secure.
Many Democrats agree with Trump on curbing the country’s influence. But a Biden administration, influenced by tech, may strike a different tone.
We barbecued for weeks to find the right charcoal and propane gas grills for your home or that you can lug to the beach, park, or campsite.
Plus: Ransomware holds up schools, Zoom adds two-factor, and more of the week's top security news.
Getting rid of asbestos is good for public health, but it’s risky for abatement workers, whose occupational risks make them vulnerable to Covid-19 complications.
Apple Watches, iPads, some secret surprises, and a reel of slickly produced videos to drive it all home. Just like old times … sort of.
With sales on monitors, headphones, and surround-sound speakers, we've rounded up gadgets that can help you hibernate inside until spring.
For two decades, Onel de Guzman has been suspected of unleashing the groundbreaking virus. But he's never confessed to anything—until now.
The search giant tweaks its algorithm after WIRED finds it would suggest “Donate Biden,” but not “Donate Trump.”
The show, starring Lamorne Morris, is just too weird to ever feel preachy. Phew.
That paper on the South Dakota motorcycle rally had flaws, but it's not useless. And it shows the US needs better data collection.
Daniel Greene, who makes a living through his YouTube channel, recently started a podcast. It's a respite from the video sites analytics.
This café-racer-inspired ebike is an incredible ride, but it’s more than a touch expensive for these trying times.