Tag: social media


The Blockbuster Showdown At Tomorrow’s Berlin Marathon

Posted on 23rd September, by Ed Caesar in News. Comments Off

Can three elite runners, with a little help from Nike and Adidas, smash the marathon world record?


Clever Machines Learn How to Be Curious (And Play Super Mario Bros.)

Posted on 23rd September, by Feed: All Latest in News. Comments Off

Computer scientists are finding ways to code curiosity into intelligent machines.


What’s So Great About Kids Fighting Monsters?

Posted on 23rd September, by Geek's Guide to the Galaxy in News. Comments Off

Stories like the one in ‘It’ are pretty common in horror, but audiences never tire of them.


Hackers Break Into the SEC, DHS Tells 21 States Russian Hackers Targeted Them, and More Security News This Week

Posted on 23rd September, by Wired Staff in News. Comments Off

An SEC hack, a Russian dark web takedown, and more security news this week.


Space Photos of the Week: Spiral Galaxy’s Secretly a Giant Gasbag

Posted on 23rd September, by WIRED Photo Department in News. Comments Off

Cassini takes one last look at Saturn’s moon, Jupiter’s swirling clouds, and a star in a great big bubble this week in space.


London Wants to Kick Uber Out of the City

Posted on 23rd September, by Alex Davies in News. Comments Off

The ride-hailing company’s offensive? Waging a popularity contest.


Why Facebook Will Struggle to Regulate Political Ads

Posted on 22nd September, by Issie Lapowsky in News. Comments Off

Disclosure rules for funding political ads are murky. Now Facebook wants to regulate itself


How a Decrepit Grain Silo Became South Africa’s Mind-Blowing Zeitz Museum of Contemporary Art Africa

Posted on 22nd September, by Ashlea Halpern in News. Comments Off

Architect Mat Cash transformed a facility meant to store 30,000 tons of wheat, maize, and sorghum into a celebration of art instead of agriculture.


Cloud Partner Program Aims to Replace ERP

Posted on 22nd September, by Richard Adhikari in News. Comments Off

Brightpearl, which offers a cloud-based retail management system for mid-sized retailers and wholesalers, on Wednesday launched a new Enterprise Partner Program. The company aims to build out its partner ecosystem to deploy an end-to-end management service for omnichannel retailers as an alternative to traditional enterprise resource planning systems.


I Helped Create Facebook’s Ad Machine. Here’s How I’d Fix It

Posted on 22nd September, by Antonio García Martínez in News. Comments Off

Facebook finally laid out some changes to its ad platform. But a former employee who helped build it shares his own ideas on how to fix the Russia problem.