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Thursday November 16, 2023. 02:00 PM
This week, we talk about the Mirai cyberattack that caused a massive internet blackout, the three young friends who wrote the calamitous code, and the FBI manhunt that followed.
An inventor, molecular biologist, and diagnostic scientist, Dr. Todd cofounded SpeeDx, which serves communities worldwide. And that’s just the beginning.
Anker’s 647 charging station uses retractable USB-C cables to keep my floor and drawers tidy.
With Meta’s recent update to its 2FA process, the company now automatically trusts devices you often use.
Vegan egg and lab-grown-meat startup Eat Just is being sued for more than $100 million. Former employees allege that’s just the start of its problems.
The National Telecommunication Monitoring Center in Bangladesh exposed a database to the open web. The types of data leaked online are extensive.
For some people of color, crypto isn’t in crisis. In the midst of the FTX trial, I went to the Black Blockchain Summit to talk to the movement’s die-hard optimists.
From luxurious noise-canceling headphones to elegant kitchenware, these are the year's most WIRED, inspired gifts.
Since 2021, lava has sporadically oozed out of various fissures crisscrossing southwest Iceland. Now, a huge sheet of magma could erupt at any minute. But where, and how severe will the eruption be?
Starting Friday, dockworkers in all Swedish ports will refuse to offload Teslas, cleaning crews will no longer clean showrooms, and mechanics won’t fix charging points as the labor dispute rages on.
Common Sense Media’s first ratings for chatbots and other AI services warn parents that AI image generators and Snapchat’s My AI chatbot may not be safe for kids.
YouTube creators will get to test a new AI tool that generates and remixes music in the style of several famous musicians, including Sia, Demi Lovato, and T-Pain.
Wednesday November 15, 2023. 10:53 PM
Need some smart home gadgets or toiletries? Target started its holiday sale early, with a price-match guarantee.
The new generation of hardware authentication key includes support for cryptographic passkeys as Google pushes adoption of the more secure login alternative.
The Norwegian data regulator has already fined Meta $7 million. Now it says it’s investigating the company’s new ad-free subscription services.
Jacob Chansley, the January 6 rioter known as the QAnon Shaman, will run for Congress in Arizona. The most remarkable thing about his campaign so far is how unremarkable it is in a state that’s embraced election conspiracies.
Industry watchdog Check My Ads is petitioning the Federal Trade Commission to investigate X for unlabeled—and potentially misleading—advertisements.
Impressive audio and surprisingly decent image and video capture can't counter the privacy issues and lack of features on Meta’s new smart glasses.
Almost 30 years later, it still feels like a wonder Super Mario RPG was ever made.
Waverly Labs’ Forum app translates voice conversations between multiple languages at once, whether the participants are standing next to each other or spread across the globe.
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