Voice Chat App Zello Turned a Blind Eye to Jihadis for Years

Despite warnings and flagged accounts, Zello left accounts with ISIS flag avatars and jihadist descriptions live on its service.

Facebook Lite for Android: A Hands-On Look

Facebook Lite, a trimmer version of the mothership app, rolls out to the US, UK, Canada, and more on Friday.

An Aerial Spectacle in the Wright Brothers' Backyard

With fighter jets, bombers, and other aircraft soaring through the skies, the Dayton Air Show draws more than 40,000 people each year.

Jean Grae's New 'Zero' Music Video Is a Trip Through Classic Arcade Games

The rapper's partner Quelle Chris designed and animated the video to look like classic 1990s arcade fighter games.

Musk Talks Tariffs, NYC Battles Traffic, and More Car News of the Week

Plus: Waymo puts passengers in its truly driverless cars, Lyft makes a move for self-driving dominance, and more.

My Day With the Zombies Helping Airports Practice for Disaster

To see how airports prep for disaster, I joined the volunteer zombie corps and boarded a plane bound for (faux) doom.

Tech Companies Try to Retrain the Workers They're Displacing

Automation will change or eliminate millions of today's jobs. Can training workers for entry-level tech jobs now ease the transition?

The Uneven Gains of Energy Efficiency

Low-income Americans are more likely to live in housing that wastes energy, which saddles them with disproportionately high energy costs.

The Best Amazon Echo Speaker (2018)

Amazon has a lot of Alexa-enabled Echo speakers, and these are the ones you should consider.

To Understand the Universe, Physicists Are Building Their Own

Silke Weinfurtner isn’t an evil genius hell-bent on creating a new world of her own to rule. She just wants to understand the origins of the one we already have.

Why Giving Billions in Subsidies to Big Telecom Won't Get Us Better Service

WIRED columnist Susan Crawford on the dangers of auctioning off public assets to companies like Verizon and AT&T

Theranos Didn't Nuke the Diagnostics Business

Dozens of other companies were working on point-of-care blood testing before Theranos, and dozens still are.

Susan Wojcicki on YouTube's Fight Against Misinformation

In an interview, YouTube's CEO discusses using Wikipedia to combat conspiracy theories, identifying "authoritative" sources and whether its algorithms promote extremes.

New York City Mulls a Congestion Charge to Beat Back Traffic

In a city where some vehicles average 4.7 mph, a congestion charge may be the only way. That is, if it can fix the Uber problem.

New Sanctions Against Russia Finally Take the Country's Online Chaos Seriously

From election meddling to NotPetya to grid hacking, Russia's digital provocations are no longer being ignored.

Gas vs. Electric: How Far Can a Car Go With Different Fuel Sources?

A typical car can travel 30 miles on just one gallon of gasoline. How do electric vehicles stack up?

How 'Atlanta,' the Most Innovative Show on TV, Reinvented Itself Again

In Season 2, the FX show is transforming TV again—by turning the camera on the prejudices and motivations of its audience.

The VR Metaverse of 'Ready Player One' Is Just Beyond Our Grasp

The problem with today’s real-life multiuser VR experiences isn’t metaphorical boundaries—it’s literal ones.

Allbirds Tree Skippers and Tree Runners: Price, Details, Release Date

The footwear maker famous for its wool has developed a new textile from eucalyptus.

It's Time for Facebook to Share More Data with Researchers

Opinion: If Mark Zuckerberg wants to make the social network good for people’s well-being, he needs to let academics study its users’ behavior.