FEW RULES GOVERN POLICE USE OF FACIAL-RECOGNITION TECHNOLOGY

Groups call for Amazon to stop selling facial-recognition tech to police departments after documents reveal the practice.

HOW THE LAPD USES DATA TO PREDICT CRIME

The Los Angeles Police Department is using "predictive policing" to prevent crime, but this innovative approach has its problems.

 
 
 

MARK ZUCKERBERG DUCKS POINTED QUESTIONS FROM THE EU PARLIAMENT

Just days before GDPR goes into effect, the Facebook CEO left European regulators wanting for answers about data protection, hate speech,...

CAPTURING HUMOR IN A SEA OF RED TAPE

Ole Witt's flash photographs make bureaucracy all too real-particularly India's, dubbed one of the worst in Asia.

 
 
 

BELL LABS' GADGET COMMUNICATES HUMAN EMOTIONS THROUGH TOUCH

Thanks to some innovations at Bell Labs, you'll soon be able to express your heart through your sleeve.

THE PHYSICS OF HOW A MIRROR CREATES A VIRTUAL WORLD

Human eyes are sort of dumb-but you can trick them into being smart.

 
 
 

'ROGUE ONE' AND 6 MORE GREAT SCI-FI MOVIES STREAMING NOW

It's time to catch up on the classics. Here's where to start.

AMERICA'S FASTEST-GROWING URBAN AREA HAS A WATER PROBLEM

As St. George, Utah grows, it will have to cut down on its high water consumption or pay handsomely for it-or both.

 
 
 

MATH SAYS URINALS IN PLANES COULD MAKE LAVATORY LINES SHORTER FOR EVERYONE

As long as you've got the exact right number of urinals.

WATCH SPACEX LAUNCH NASA'S NEXT EARTH-OBSERVING SATELLITES

And five communications satellites from Iridium are piggybacking on the ride.

 
 
 

THE POLITICAL THEATER OF CONTROLLING EBOLA WITH BORDER CHECKS

At best, thermometer-wielding guards waste resources; at worst they slow aid and supplies. So why do we still build checkpoints?

BATTERIES STILL SUCK, BUT RESEARCHERS ARE WORKING ON IT

Technologists have devised a variety of ways in which lithium batteries can be tweaked to improve battery density, and maybe more importantly,...

 
 
 

FOLLOWING A TUNA FROM FIJI TO BROOKLYN-ON THE BLOCKCHAIN

Startups-and big companies like IBM and Walmart-are betting that blockchain technology will change how goods travel around the world.

ENGINEERS DON'T TOTALLY DIG ELON MUSK'S LA TUNNELING PROMISES

The Boring Company CEO makes a lot of promises about advancing tunneling and clearing congestion, but not everyone buys in.

 
 
 

WIRED'S PREDICTIONS FOR BOTS, BLOCKCHAIN, CRISPR, AND MORE

You're not working in VR or watching robotrucks rumble down the highway yet. But the future is coming, and we should be ready.

AFTER MELTDOWN AND SPECTRE, ANOTHER SCARY CHIP FLAW EMERGES

A new processor vulnerability known as Speculative Store Bypass could expose user data on a huge swath of devices.

 
 
 

TESLA EXPANDS ITS MODEL 3 OFFERINGS-AT A STEEP PRICE

Elon Musk's automaker is now offering more variants of its most important car, and making steady progress toward profitability. But...

AN EBOLA VACCINE GETS ITS FIRST REAL-WORLD TEST

Scientists have known about Ebola since 1976, and the Democratic Republic of Congo has had nine outbreaks since then. But now one shot...

 
 
 

SUPREME COURT RULES AGAINST WORKERS IN ARBITRATION CASE

The ruling legitimizes agreements, widely used by tech companies, that prevent workers from filing lawsuits and are blamed for perpetuating...

WE NEED TO TALK ABOUT THAT 'DEADPOOL 2' CREDITS SCENE

Now that Wade Wilson has cleaned up all those pesky loose ends, what's next for the X-Universe?

 
 
 



Mark Zuckerberg just testified before the European Parliament - but...

Mark Zuckerberg just testified before the European Parliament - but politicians are grousing that a flawed format let him dodge every big question

European lawmakers were left frustrated when Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg testified on Tuesday. The format of the hearing meant the 34-year-old executive could dodge questions... Read more ...

New iPhone 2018's A12 chip reportedly smaller, faster and in-production

New iPhone 2018's A12 chip reportedly smaller, faster and in-production

Apple's A12 chip, expected to be at the heart of the new iPhone XI and LCD iPhone 9 for 2018, is now in mass production, according to a new report today. The A12 chipset is... Read more ...

Google and LG Display unveil OLED display for VR headsets with 1,443ppi and...

Google and LG Display unveil OLED display for VR headsets with 1,443ppi and 120Hz refresh rate

Back in March, Google and LG Display mentioned that the pair were working together on a new VR/AR display that would be unveiled in May. And sure enough, the 4.3-inch panel was... Read more ...

HTC U12+ with Snapdragon 845 arrives on Geekbench

HTC U12+ with Snapdragon 845 arrives on Geekbench

HTC's next flagship phone - the HTC U12+ has surfaced on Geekbench - a few hours before it is due to be unveiled. And judging by the Geekbench scores, the HTC U12+ is certainly... Read more ...

Cheaper Nintendo Switch excludes Dock, adapter, only in Japan

Cheaper Nintendo Switch excludes Dock, adapter, only in Japan

The Nintendo Switch is so popular that your sibling or maybe even your parents might want one of their own. Especially with the family subscription for the Switch Online... Read more ...

New Details on Donkey Kong DLC For Mario + Rabbids: Kingdom Battle

New Details on Donkey Kong DLC For Mario + Rabbids: Kingdom Battle

Ubisoft rolled out some brand new details and footage for the upcoming expansion pack DLC for the turn-based, adventure strategy game for the Nintendo Switch, Mario + Rabbids... Read more ...

First OnePlus 6 update brings option to hide the notch, slo-mo video support

First OnePlus 6 update brings option to hide the notch, slo-mo video support

OnePlus' first smartphone to feature a notch display design has just received its first important update. Although the OnePlus 6 is not yet available in all countries, those... Read more ...

The NPD Group: God Of War Topped The April Charts With Its Record Launch

The NPD Group: God Of War Topped The April Charts With Its Record Launch

The NPD Group released its April report today, sharing some great news for Sony. God of War was April's best-selling game, but even more exciting is that it set a new record... Read more ...

Instagram now lets you mute annoying people without unfollowing them

Instagram now lets you mute annoying people without unfollowing them

Remember how you started following your least favorite cousin on Instagram at your last family reunion, because they asked you to do so right then and there? There's now a way... Read more ...

Overwatch Anniversary event brings new skins and challenges

Overwatch Anniversary event brings new skins and challenges

Overwatch keeps on getting more content. An Overwatch anniversary event is going on between May 22 and June 11, 2018. Blizzard Entertainment is adding a free-for-all deathmatch... Read more ...