The author of the code that built the WWW will donate the proceeds to charity. But the auction raises questions about the transformative impact of non-fungible tokens.
If companies truly want to support their LGBTQ+ colleagues, they’d make inclusivity the default setting.
After China’s crackdown, the cryptocurrency crowd is looking for a new haven. The Central American nation thinks it’s the answer.
Tired of plain espresso and pour-over? Add some milk to your mornings with one of these barista-worthy makers.
The Nord N200 5G has many features you don’t often find in a cheap phone, but should you settle for lackluster photos?
A field test of custom-designed homes proves that when carbon dioxide can flow out, mosquitoes stay out too.
The Black in X network mobilized last summer to bring attention to racism in STEM. This week, they’re holding their first conference to talk about what’s next.
A judge dealt the Federal Trade Commission a setback this week in its quest to break the company up—but also provided a roadmap for how to proceed.
For almost as long as the popular chat app has been around, volunteer devs have been adding their own features and customizations.
Scientists calculate that by 2100, over 400 million people could live in low-lying, at-risk areas—and that’s a conservative estimate.
The sport probably needs some reinvention. But not this much.
The discovery of a rare “electron-capture” supernova provides crucial insight for understanding the Crab Nebula.
Hundreds of temperate lakes around the world are showing trends toward anoxia, becoming warmer, murkier, and less hospitable to cold-water species.
The newest game in the trilogy immerses you in the nostalgia of poke wars and Nyan Cat.
The updated Wandrd Prvke is burly, comes in a lot of sizes, has a lot of pockets and compartments, and most importantly—it’s pretty!
The deputy director of the White House science office plans to tackle algorithmic bias and start candid conversations about the past.
A handful of free apps and downloads can bring some of the biggest perks of the new operating system to your Windows 10 PC—no waiting required.
The company says the Nobelium hacking group compromised a support agent’s computer and levied brute-force attacks against some of its customers.
Vibrations from cars and pedestrians create unique signals in cables. Now scientists have used the trick to show how Covid-19 brought life to a halt.
Originally a DOS game, it found a secret life on Texas Instruments calculators everywhere in the ’90s, Now the game is available for a whole new generation.
Pamela Conrad is a NASA scientist working on the Perseverance mission—and a priest. She spoke to WIRED about how her two worlds help her make sense of the universe.
The fiber has been considered a “miracle material” for anything from body parts to food. Has the revolution finally arrived?
Columbus, Ohio, won a $50 million grant five years ago to use tech to solve old problems. But technical hurdles, bureaucracy, and the pandemic dashed many plans.
The hardy rotifer can live through all manner of conditions, but this is a historic feat even for this tiny creature.
Researchers have finally seen how some of them bind to odor molecules—yielding new insights into one of the most mysterious and versatile senses.
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As useful as all those add-ons can be, don’t get complacent when it comes to making sure they’re also secure.
Amazon acquires Wickr, the Senate holds up CISA, and more of the week’s top security news.
Lawmakers are poised to decide the fate of a massive project to protect the Texas coast from surging seawater.
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