The Dangers of Vaping, a Texas Ransomware Attack, and More News. A new study shows the vascular dangers of e-cigarettes, Texas gets hit with an unprecedented ransomware attack, and WIRED has some earbud suggestions for your workouts.
Bananas in Crisis, Aggressive Social Spiders, and More News. Hurricanes are fueling a rise in aggressive spiders, the end of the banana could be near, and Bugatti has released a $9 million car. Colonies of aggressive, social spiders boom after a hurricane.
Rocket Lab. A helicopter may soon catch a rocket, a radioactive cloud from 2017 has been pinned to Russia, and porn made a surprise appearance on a livestream. Rocket Lab. A strange radioactive cloud likely came from Russia.
Arctic Plastic Pollution, a Hacker Gag Gone Awry, and More News. Microplastics are reaching every corner of the earth, a hacker's joke cost him over $12,000, and WIRED takes a look at the science of dick pics.
Google has been quietly going through internal hell, Trump is delaying tariffs on some electronics, and a deadly superbug yeast is making its way through hospitals. Get your Christmas shopping in early: Trump's planned 10 percent tariffs on some consumer electronics like phones and laptops will be delayed until December 15 .
A Cure for Ebola, A Home-Speaker Cyberattack, and More News. A new drug is working to cure ebola, hackers figured out how to weaponize home-speakers, and tech is coming to the aid of migrants on the border.
Uber and Lyft may soon raise their prices, a bored teenager hacked popular education software, and Apple is upping its bounty to find iPhone vulnerabilities.
A Devastating Climate Change Report, a Phone Bug Returns, and More News. A new climate change report dropped, a decade-old desk phone bug returned, and WIRED wants to up your grill game. A 10-year-old desk phone bug came back from the dead.
Samsung revealed new Galaxy Note phones, a security researcher discovered vulnerabilities in the Boeing 787, and hackers can get into your phone with just a text message. Security researchers lifted the curtain on "interaction-less bugs" in Apple's iOS that would allow a hacker access to your phone without you doing anything at all.
The Gap in State Gun Laws, Apple Card Is Sorta Here, and More News. A report outlines the link between gun laws and mass shootings, Apple's new credit card has arrived for a select group of users, and WIRED has some pocket camera suggestions for you.
Water Bears Crash Onto the Moon, Cloudflare Ditches 8Chan, and More News. A crashed lunar lander left dehydrated water bears stuck on the moon, Cloudflare has ditched 8chan following this weekend's shootings, and electric cars enter the used car market.
A Voracious Vineyard-Killer, Apple's Siri Snoopers, and More News. An invasive bug is destroying vineyards at an alarming rate, Apple contractors are listening to your Siri conversations, and we've got the earbuds for your next workout.
Paris is dealing with dangerous lead poisoning, Intel has a new set of chips, and Greenland is in the midst of a dangerous heat wave. Intels new chips have finally arrived.
Jakarta's Doomed Sea Wall, Russia Takes Aim at 2020, and More News. Jakarta is sinking and its potential solution will too, Russia is gearing up for 2020, and we outline the best gear that came out in July. Jakarta's giant sea wall is useless if the city keeps sinking.
The touchless phone-gestures of the future are here, the Capital One hacker didn't cover her tracks, and we've got some suggestions for cleaning up your air.
A Critical Device Hack, China's Social Credit, and More News. A bug is allowing hackers remote access to medical devices, China's social credit score is not actually that dystopian, and we've got a fun robot for kids.
SpaceX's Starship Rocket Test, Equifax Owes You, and More News. SpaceX unleashed the rocket that may carry humans to Mars, Equifax might owe you $125, and we've got a show for you to binge. Here's the news you need to know, in two minutes or less.
UPS Wants to Unleash Drones, a Galaxy Fold Relaunch, and More News. After pulling the Galaxy Fold from the market due to a faulty display, Samsung now says it has fixed its foldable smartphone and that the product is ready for relaunch.
Robert Mueller visits Congress tomorrow, the most popular vehicle in America is going electric, and the youths are fueling a Snapchat comeback. Don't, however, expect any shattering new details—if we know anything about Robert Mueller, it's that he's probably going to stick pretty close to the book.
The new app that creeps on your Instagram location, Jakarta is sinking, and all things Comic Con. Here's the news you need to know, in two minutes or less.
FaceApp isn't alone in the land of privacy concerns, a curious week-long satellite outage for Europe has finally ended, and WIRED did the math on what it would take to bike to the moon. Europe's week-long satellite outage is over—but serves as a warning.
The Best Remaining Prime Day Deals, a Deadly App, and More News. There are still lots of Amazon Prime Day deals to be had, hackers made a killer app to prove a point, and it's the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 mission.
The Best of Amazon Prime Day, Twitter's Redesign, and More News. Amazon has a ton of deals for Prime Day, Twitter redesigned its website, and scientists have an idea to make Mars habitable.
A $700 Million Amazon Pledge, Credit Card Hackers, and More News. Amazon makes an expensive pledge to its workers, a hacker group hits 17,000 domains, and butt plugs are being used for scientific research. A card-skimming hacker group hit 17,000 domains and counting.
A Rocket-Launching Plane, Nintendo's New Switch, and More News. Virgin Orbit is dropping rockets out of a Boeing 747, Nintendo is switching up the Switch, and a new design could make the middle plane seat tolerable.