As recently as a few years ago, a quintuple jump seemed out of the question. Today? Not so much. Here's what it would take.
The 2005 game has returned for a new generation, relating a story that is itself about retelling.
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An Olympic-affiliated tournament. Gamers carrying the torch. Are these real progress for esports, or just feints?
Athletes rely on secret chemicals and technicians to make skis both glide and grip.
As researchers attempt to apply artificial intelligence to daily life, they're paying "crowd actors" to film themselves performing routine tasks.
Pockets of humanity may have to rely on desalination to survive drought in the very near future.
Polisis, a machine-learning-trained tool, automatically produces readable charts of where your data ends up for any online service.
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Nobody wants these dumb meat-sack bodies anymore. Now TV is asking if what replaces them will be any better.
It might just buy exclusive rights to image it doesn't want out there.
South Korean Olympics officials are dealing with an outbreak of norovirus among security personnel. If it spread to athletes, it could be very, very bad.
Our writer tests several tactics and products promising to remove scratches from your vehicle, be they tiny or deep.
Tristan Harris and the Center for Humane Technology wants to spark an ethical tech movement that starts with the people, not companies or Congress.
A robotic arm that paints and sands things never wanted to steal Eric Magallon's job—it wanted him to keep it.
Size and time limits are a thing of the past—and the creations that have emerged redefine the very way we communicate online.
Opinion: Modernizing car safety rules will foster innovation and possibly save tens of thousands of lives every year. Congress just needs to make it happen.
WIRED columnist Susan Crawford on why the US needs massive government mobilization to solve its digital divide
China is bracing for the results of a US investigation of its technology-transfer policies, and some US tech firms fear the blowback.