A new survey shows that California residents—and the Bay Area specifically—has had it up to here with Big Tech.
Using data from smartphones, satellites, remote sensors, and census surveys, modelers can create synthetic populations—and watch what they do in a disaster.
The saying goes, "On the internet, no one knows you're a dog." Is that a good thing for an app for teens?
Leaders behind Silicon Prairie, Silicon Shire, and Silicon Holler say they see the flaws in the nation's tech hub, and hope to avoid the same mistakes.
In the age of push notifications it's nearly impossible not to get spoiled on a big win. Should fans just accept defeat?
Optimized for your phone—permanent and searchable like the best of the web.
Maven isn't just a way to rent Chevy Malibus by the hour. It's a way to gain crucial logistics and fleet experience as the world shifts away from private car ownership.
The SpotMini extends an arm out of its head and turns a handle and opens the door and then props it open for its (armless) SpotMini friend to walk through.
While NASA and space enthusiasts have been talking about privatizing the ISS for years, Monday’s announcement is the first time the idea has been officially endorsed by the White House.
Once confined to browsers, hijacking computers to mine cryptocurrency has branched out to dangerous places.
Researchers at Cisco Talos detail a new piece of disruptive, highly infectious malware with a clear target: the Pyeongchang Olympics IT infrastructure.
The feature suggests that “Islamists are evil” and “Hitler is my hero,” among other offensive prompts.
Right now society has an epidemic of the opposite: too many people with a bulldog unwillingness to admit when they’re factually wrong.
The new guy got a little help from the man who made Han Solo famous.
The film's challenge was to imagine what Africans would have done given reign over their own culture. The answer is a future that Tony Stark never could have dreamed of.
Every year, the governing body Unicode adds new emoji to the nearly 3,000 already in existence. Here's how it picks the additions.
Conservation of angular momentum is the name of the game.
For two years, Facebook has been hijacked, vilified, and besieged. Here's the inside story of the struggle.
WIRED columnist Maryn McKenna on why public health officials can’t decide whether the time is right to wage war against measles.
That bruised Mark Zuckerberg on the March 2018 cover? Here's how the photo-illustration was created to accompany "Facebook's 2 Years of Hell."