WannaCry cousin uses your computer to mine Bitcoins
WannaCry might have wreaked havoc all over the globe, but it apparently has a cousin that's been far more effective in earning money for its creators. While looking into the WannaCry attacks, security firm Proofpoint has discovered the existence of a…
Hey Startups, It’s Your Duty to Fight for Net Neutrality
Opinion: Tech entrepreneurs should speak out about net neutrality. The post Hey Startups, It’s Your Duty to Fight for Net Neutrality appeared first on WIRED.
Cities Can’t Sign Treaties—But They Can Still Fight Climate Change
The Mayor of Los Angeles says his city will stay in the Paris Climate Agreement even if the US doesn’t. It sort of can’t. But then again, it already is. The post Cities Can’t Sign Treaties—But They Can Still Fight Climate Change appeared first on WIRED.
Hear Me Out: Let’s Elect an AI as President
An artificial Intelligence would consider all the facts before making the most rational decision for the greatest good. What could possibly go wrong? The post Hear Me Out: Let’s Elect an AI as President appeared first on WIRED.
Amazon offers UK Prime members a free, rotating e-book library
While Amazon offers a variety of Prime perks for Britons, it can often take a while for some of them to make it across the Atlantic. Take, for example, Prime Reading: a "free" book subscription that launched in the US last October but is only now com…
WIRED Has a New Home on Snapchat Discover
Weekly editions will feature the best of the magazine, the website, video—and exclusive content just for Snapchat The post WIRED Has a New Home on Snapchat Discover appeared first on WIRED.
The Morning After: Thursday, May 18th 2017
Google's annual conference touched on all the zeitgeisty terms you'd have expected: More voice assistant features, artificial intelligence, visual search powered by deep learning and a whole lot more.
Gogoro and Bosch launch electric scooter-sharing service in Paris
The Gogoro EV Smartscooter is headed to France. A fleet of 600 scooters will be available starting this summer for short-term rentals via Bosch's Coup Mobility service. This is the second city — Berlin being the first — that Coup and Gogoro have te…
EU fines Facebook over 'misleading' WhatsApp data claim
The social media giant is fined for providing “misleading” information during its takeover of WhatsApp.
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Lucas VonCranach and Ijad Madisch to speak at TechCrunch Disrupt Berlin
Disrupt Berlin 2017 is coming up in December, and even though that is a ways off, we are already building out our content. We’re also here to remind you to sign up for our next 2-for-1 ticket release on our website here. We’ll send you an email with more details on how you can obtain these limited supply tickets. By signing up now, you can use this extra ticket to bring a… Read More
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