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How the US Could Ban TikTok in 7 Not-So-Easy Steps

How the US Could Ban TikTok in 7 Not-So-Easy Steps

Former president Trump tried and failed to ban the app. Now US lawmakers from both...

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10 Best Deals: Winter Outdoor Gear

10 Best Deals: Winter Outdoor Gear

Whether you spend time in nature's backyard or your own, we've found discounts on...

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Scientists Grew Mini Human Guts Inside Mice

Scientists Grew Mini Human Guts Inside Mice

These tiny organoids with working immune systems mimic the function of the GI tract...

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Get Used to Face Recognition in Stadiums

Get Used to Face Recognition in Stadiums

Madison Square Garden is under fire for using the technology. Other venues are exploring...

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Have We Reached Peak Smartphone?

Have We Reached Peak Smartphone?

This week, we ask if there's anything else our phones should be doing for us. Also,...

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The Case for Outsourcing Morality to AI

The Case for Outsourcing Morality to AI

Human judgement is notoriously fallible. As AI infiltrates more aspects of society,...

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Aro Home Review: Box It Out

Aro Home Review: Box It Out

The Aro Home app is easy to use, but it’s pretty embarrassing to realize you put...

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9 Best Wi-Fi Routers (2023): Budget, Gaming Routers, Large Homes, Mesh

9 Best Wi-Fi Routers (2023): Budget, Gaming Routers, Large...

Don’t suffer the buffer. These WIRED-tested systems will deliver reliable internet...

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Layoffs Broke Big Tech’s Elite College Hiring Pipeline

Layoffs Broke Big Tech’s Elite College Hiring Pipeline

Students from top schools used to waltz from Silicon Valley internships into lucrative...

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The Last Drug That Can Fight Gonorrhea Is Starting to Falter

The Last Drug That Can Fight Gonorrhea Is Starting to Falter

Data gaps, funding cuts, and shyness about sex let gonorrhea gain drug resistance....

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Enter the Hunter Satellites Preparing for Space War

Enter the Hunter Satellites Preparing for Space War

True Anomaly, a startup backed by US senator JD Vance's VC firm, plans to launch...

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Fact-Checkers Are Scrambling to Fight Disinformation With AI

Fact-Checkers Are Scrambling to Fight Disinformation With...

Bad actors use artificial intelligence to propagate falsehoods and upset elections,...

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Noma Is Closing. Welcome to the End of Fine Dining

Noma Is Closing. Welcome to the End of Fine Dining

Prestige restaurants are often unsustainable, intense workplaces. It’s time for...

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Fake Pictures of People of Color Won’t Fix AI Bias

Fake Pictures of People of Color Won’t Fix AI Bias

Companies claim synthetic images can add diversity to AI data sets, but they carry...

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Samsung Galaxy S23 Ultra, S23+, S23 and Galaxy Book3: Specs, Price, Release Date

Samsung Galaxy S23 Ultra, S23+, S23 and Galaxy Book3: Specs,...

There are three new phones—the Galaxy S23, S23+, and S23 Ultra—as well as five new...

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How to Preorder Samsung's Galaxy S23—and Which Model to Buy

How to Preorder Samsung's Galaxy S23—and Which Model to...

Should you get the Ultra and enjoy the new 200-megapixel camera or stick with a...

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Spotted a UFO? There’s an App for That

Spotted a UFO? There’s an App for That

Enigma Labs launches a project to crowdsource and quantify data about “unidentified...

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6 Best Mesh Wi-Fi Routers (2023): For Large Homes and Small Budgets

6 Best Mesh Wi-Fi Routers (2023): For Large Homes and Small...

Forget about patchy internet connections and dead spots with one of these WIRED-tested...

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You Really Need to Update Firefox and Android Right Now

You Really Need to Update Firefox and Android Right Now

January saw a slew of security patches for iOS, Chrome, Windows, and more.

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The Spaceport at the Edge of the World

The Spaceport at the Edge of the World

A tiny Scottish village is betting its future on rocket launches. But the plan may...

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Why Bother Bringing Back the Dodo?

Why Bother Bringing Back the Dodo?

Audacious plans to resurrect the long-extinct bird could be lucrative. But the moonshot...

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Did the Seeds of Life Ride to Earth Inside an Asteroid?

Did the Seeds of Life Ride to Earth Inside an Asteroid?

Biological amino acids could have celestial or terrestrial roots. An experiment...

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Raycon Everyday Earbuds (E25) Review: Not Just for YouTubers

Raycon Everyday Earbuds (E25) Review: Not Just for YouTubers

Sure, every influencer owns these buds. They’re still pretty great.

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An AI Filter Revealed My Secret Self

An AI Filter Revealed My Secret Self

Yes, they're problematic. They can also reflect an alternate reality that feels...