Every year, the governing body Unicode adds new emoji to the nearly 3,000 already in existence. Here's how it picks the additions.
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WIRED columnist Maryn McKenna on why public health officials can’t decide whether the time is right to wage war against measles.
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Twenty years after the US tried to break up Microsoft, a new crop of giants rule technology in an uneasy balance. And the government seems unable to stop them.
In a new interview the legendary producer proved to be a font of untapped information.
Silence your phone, flip it over, and enter the alternate Curliverse where you can gently slide your worries down the ice on a cushion of tranquility.
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The spacecraft was 3.79 billion miles from Earth when it snapped this photo of a Kuiper Belt object.
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The Pyeongchang opening ceremonies included a performance by 1,218 drones working in concert—a new world record.
The lawsuit encapsulated the way this industry used to work, and its end signals a shift into the future.
WIRED senior writer Robbie Gonzalez joins us this week to discuss addictive smartphone apps and the science behind technology addiction.
The first primary for the 2018 midterm elections takes place March 6—and many states are still woefully underprepared.
After a heated few days in court, Uber and Waymo have agreed to a truce—one that gives Google an added stake in its autonomous vehicle rival.