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An Olympic-affiliated tournament. Gamers carrying the torch. Are these real progress for esports, or just feints?

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The Pyeongchang opening ceremonies included a performance by 1,218 drones working in concert—a new world record.

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As researchers attempt to apply artificial intelligence to daily life, they're paying "crowd actors" to film themselves performing routine tasks.

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Our writer tests several tactics and products promising to remove scratches from your vehicle, be they tiny or deep.

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Tristan Harris and the Center for Humane Technology wants to spark an ethical tech movement that starts with the people, not companies or Congress.

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A robotic arm that paints and sands things never wanted to steal Eric Magallon's job—it wanted him to keep it.

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Size and time limits are a thing of the past—and the creations that have emerged redefine the very way we communicate online.

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WIRED columnist Susan Crawford on why the US needs massive government mobilization to solve its digital divide

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China is bracing for the results of a US investigation of its technology-transfer policies, and some US tech firms fear the blowback.

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As concerns mount over the uses of data, some in the field are trying to forge ethical guidelines.

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Google is leaning on Rick Osterloh to completely rewrite its strategy for hardware, with one core goal: Put its virtual assistant everywhere in people's lives.

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Wondering how to stream the Winter Olympics? Try these three easy steps.

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The co-writer of Grateful Dead hits fought for the internet's highest ideals and co-founded the Electronic Frontier Foundation. He was also an unforgettable friend.

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A calm ex-Uber CEO waves away suspicious communications, and Waymo hasn't quite connected the dots.

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