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Tesla Investors Suing Musk Can Subpoena Azealia Banks and Grimes

Shareholders are suing Elon Musk over that "taking Tesla private" tweet, and just got the right to subpoena Banks and Grimes.

Posted on 19 January 2019 | 1:26 am

Gadget Lab Podcast: A Deep Dive Into Nike’s Adapt BB Smart Sneakers

WIRED’s Peter Rubin joins the Gadget Lab podcast to talk about his experience wearing Nike’s newest self-adjusting sneakers. Plus: Nitasha Tiku weighs in on mandatory arbitration at tech companies.

Posted on 19 January 2019 | 12:06 am

Tesla Lays Off 3,000 Workers in Cost-Cutting Effort

CEO Elon Musk says the layoffs will help the electric car maker as it leans into the tough job of building mass-market cars.

Posted on 18 January 2019 | 10:46 pm

Microsoft Wants Cortana to Play Nicely With Amazon and Google

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella says the company's Cortana digital assistant should be available on smart speakers made by rivals like Amazon and Google.

Posted on 18 January 2019 | 10:39 pm

Oracle Paid Women $13,000 Less Than Men, Analysis Finds

An economist studying pay records as part of an ongoing lawsuit found the software company paid women 14 percent less annually than men doing similar jobs.

Posted on 18 January 2019 | 10:34 pm

If Trump Told Cohen to Lie, Impeachment Is Coming

An explosive new report from Buzzfeed News makes the impeachment of Donald Trump not just possible, but likely.

Posted on 18 January 2019 | 4:45 pm

Pharma Spending on Doctors Is Correlated With Opioid Deaths

A new study shows that doctors wrote more prescriptions, and more people overdosed on opioids, in counties where drug companies spent more money.

Posted on 18 January 2019 | 4:00 pm

Photo Gallery: Meet the Workers Who Build an Entire City of Ice Every Year

Photographer Kevin Frayer goes behind the scenes at the massive Harbin International Ice and Snow Festival in China’s Heilongjiang Province.

Posted on 18 January 2019 | 3:00 pm

An 'Assassin's Creed' DLC Controversy Leads the Week's Game News

Also: hey, why do Star Wars games keep getting canceled?

Posted on 18 January 2019 | 2:00 pm

Breville Smart Oven Pizzaiolo Review: Love at First Slice

Breville's smart oven makes a foolproof, restaurant-quality Neapolitan-style pizza, and sits on your countertop.

Posted on 18 January 2019 | 2:00 pm

Space Billboards Are Just the Latest Orbital Stunt

A company that wants to slap logos on the night sky is raising tricky questions about what belongs in space.

Posted on 18 January 2019 | 1:00 pm

'Glass' Review: It's not Perfect, But It Says a Lot About Heroism

There's one big question at the core of writer-director M. Night Shyamalan's new movie: Who gets to be a hero?

Posted on 18 January 2019 | 1:00 pm

If Edible Insects Are the Future, We Should Talk About Poop

Insects are touted as a major new source of protein, but scaling up Big Cricket could mean new problems—such as what to do with all their "frass."

Posted on 18 January 2019 | 12:00 pm

India’s Plan to Curb Hate Speech Could Mean More Censorship

India's government has proposed rules that would require encrypted messaging services like WhatsApp to decrypt data, threatening the security of users globally.

Posted on 18 January 2019 | 12:00 pm

Trump's Missile Defense Plan Creates More Problems Than It Solves

The Trump administration has presented its Missile Defense Review, and yes, there are lasers.

Posted on 18 January 2019 | 12:00 pm

Is It Time for a Google Fitness Watch?

Fitness is what’s driving smartwatches.

Posted on 17 January 2019 | 10:58 pm

Why Does a Lunar Eclipse Get Called a Blood Moon?

It means that people (*cough astrologers not astronomers*) are giving names to phenomena that don’t really need cute labels.

Posted on 17 January 2019 | 10:32 pm

'Dragon Ball Super: Broly' and the Franchise's Surprising Longevity

More than 30 years after the original manga began, the anime series and feature films are more popular than ever.

Posted on 17 January 2019 | 10:22 pm

How the Feds Failed to Track Thousands of Separated Children

Ad hoc systems and haphazard databases made the Trump administration’s cruel border separation policies somehow even worse.

Posted on 17 January 2019 | 7:57 pm

A New 'Ghostbusters' Movie Is Coming in 2020

Also: Steve Carell is making a Space Force show for Netflix, and Apple is teaming up with Sofia Coppola and Bill Murray.

Posted on 17 January 2019 | 4:58 pm