Apple's latest hire proves privacy is more important than ever
If you've followed iOS security news over the years, there's a distinct chance you've heard of Jonathan Zdziarski. He isn't always flawless, but he has a knack for both finding Apple device exploits (he even worked on early jailbreaks) and conducting…
This self-cleaning bag freshens up your smelly gym clothes
At my age it's important to get to the gym on a regular basis, but it's hard to find the time. It's just as difficult to get around to doing laundry, which means I tend to get stuck carrying a bag of sweaty, smelly gym wear. But maybe it wouldn't be…
The Pollster Who Predicted Trump Thinks Geert Wilders Could Win Too
USC economist Arie Kapteyn’s polling model picked up on nationalist sentiment in the US, and it’s seeing the same spike in Dutch right-wing populism. The post The Pollster Who Predicted Trump Thinks Geert Wilders Could Win Too appeared first on WIRED.
Drop your Ford off for service 24/7 using these automated kiosks
The march toward "automated everything" continues apace. Wendy's is putting thousands of self-ordering machines in its restaurants, and now Ford is trying out a similar strategy, but, you know, for cars. The company announced it has partnered with Pa…
Cutting Social Services Only Makes the Robotic Takeover Worse
Opinion: As industry embraces autonomous vehicles, drivers—and their families—may be left behind. The post Cutting Social Services Only Makes the Robotic Takeover Worse appeared first on WIRED.
Sony's Motion Sonic wristband makes sound with a wave of your arm
Sony's wild "Wow Factory" at SXSW uses the company's technology for a host of oddball immersive experiences. One of those, the Motion Sonic Project, was quite a bit less ambitious than putting four perspectives into one VR headset or strapping player…
Intel’s 15 Billion Reasons Why an AI Chip Revolution Has Arrived
The world’s largest chip maker is on an AI chip spending spree. The post Intel’s 15 Billion Reasons Why an AI Chip Revolution Has Arrived appeared first on WIRED.
The 24th 'Overwatch' character arrives next week
Orisa, the latest character to enter the Overwatch fray, will be widely available on PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One on March 21st. Orisa is an "anchor tank," as Blizzard calls it — this means she's the kind of massive, damage-absorbing hero that an…
How Delta and Alessi Brought High Design to 30,000 Feet
Alessi’s gorgeous designs say a lot about the state of the airlines, including why your experience at the back of the plane kind of sucks. The post How Delta and Alessi Brought High Design to 30,000 Feet appeared first on WIRED.
UK to make online ticket-buying bots illegal
A new amendment slipped into the Digital Economy Bill, which is now pretty close to becoming UK law, would make the use of online tout bots that hoover up tickets to popular music, sport and other events a criminal offense punishable by unlimited fin…