Instagram’s promise to root out “inauthentic activity” sends some social media marketers into crisis. https://media.wired.com/photos/5bf32bdbd088207a8302857e/master/pass/Instagram-InauthenticFollowers.jpg
In an expansive on-the-record interview with WIRED, the principal deputy director of national intelligence made her pitch for public-private partnerships. https://media.wired.com/photos/5be08425e366b1514a048381/master/pass/Sue-Gordon-w.jpg
Anke Zimmermann, the Victoria naturopath who drew public attention for treating a child with a homeopathic solution made from rabid dog saliva, has surrendered her licence as a naturopath but will continue to practise as a homeopath.
JPMorgan is poaching developers who work on video games like Fortnite — and they say it’s ‘actually been very easy’ to lure them away (JPM)
Fortnite/Epic Games JPMorgan Chase co-president Gordon Smith said the bank is having no trouble competing for top tech talent to fuel its $ 10.8 billion digital ambitions. Smith said a number of software developers the bank has hired come from the video game world. How does JPMorgan get programmers to ditch Fortnite for mobile banking? […]
An interview with Sonos CEO Patrick Spence, taped at WIRED’s 25th anniversary festival. https://media.wired.com/photos/5a99b6b03ea6d47cc8933f33/master/pass/FEATURED-WIRED-Gear-logo.jpg
It’s the beginning of the end for NBC’s Timeless. The cast and crew on Friday shared the first images from the table read for the series’ two-hour wrap-up movie, which is slated to air in December. The two-part finale — which NBC previously promised will give “closure to the globetrotting series” — reunites cast members Abigail Spencer, Matt Lanter, […]
To date, using Google’s real-time translations has officially required a set of Pixel Buds. But what if you’d rather not use the official audio gear ? You might not have to. Droid Life has noticed that Google quietly changed a support page to state that real-time translation is available for “all Assistant-optimized headphones and Android […]
Health experts have differing opinions on whether there’s scientific merit to banning cannabis use for weeks before people in safety-sensitive jobs report for duty.
In modern life, it’s increasingly difficult to switch off from work. Technology streamlines life and opens up new opportunities but it doesn’t reduce our workloads. Now, many employees find it difficult to switch off when emails continue to pop up on their smartphone. The knock on effect here is less time spent with family. How […]
After dropping a stunning “Parkour” video for its humanoid Atlas robot earlier today, Boston Dynamics followed up with this more subdued look at a commercial application for its technology. In a video similar to lab tests we’ve seen before, this sensor-laden Spot robot (there’s even one in its “hand” that you can see it using […]