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On 'Westworld,' Robert Ford is a modern-day da Vinci, taking his inventions to their natural—possibly dangerous—conclusions.

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On Monday, Apple will lift the lid on its Worldwide Developers Conference. Here's how to tune in.

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Beyond big data, officers are increasingly turning to software and ­predictive analytics from companies like Palantir to anticipate when and where misdeeds are likely to occur.

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These days, Ambien tweets, President Trump trying to discredit the media, and journalists back from the dead are no longer surprising.

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Plus: Tesla improves braking with a software update, Uber flirts with Waymo, and more.

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The biotech unicorn Grail just gave its first look at how its sequencing-based cancer test prototypes are performing.

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Building "digital wellness" apps for iOS is a lot harder than it is on Android.

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A Ticketfly hack, the Kaspersky ban stays, and more security news this week.

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Once upon a time, an asteroid or comet got a bit too close to Mars, leaving a deep, permanent reminder of the encounter on the surface of the planet.

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It can be easy to fall for fake news—the trick is to question who is disseminating the content.

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WIRED's picks for best portable Bluetooth speakers of all shapes and sizes, including cheap wireless speakers and those with the best battery life.

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We've rounded up some of the best deals to be had in personal technology, like $100 off an iPad.

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The programmer is responsible for the automation tools used by Macs and, by proxy, by mobile apps.

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In an era when untestable ideas such as the multiverse hold sway, Michela Massimi defends science from those who think it hopelessly unmoored from physical reality.

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The ride-hailing company is reportedly buying Motivate, the largest bike-share company in the US, for $250 million.

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A Google executive told employees that the company won't renew its contract with Project Maven, bowing to concerns of more than 4,000 employees who've protested the deal.

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Customers across Europe couldn't make payments with Visa Friday, underscoring some of the risks in complex, centralized networks.

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This catch looks close to being impossible—but it's real.

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The storms of 2017 were the costliest and deadliest ever. And they taught the world some important lessons about science, readiness, and risk.

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This week, Arielle Pardes charts Silicon Valley's growing fascination with technology for enabling women to track their fertility.

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The social network announced it was getting rid of the feature, which was the source of numerous scandals.

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Podcasts like S-Town and Death in Ice Valley feature a media rarity: characters with unaffected regional twangs

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Ryan Murphy’s latest show may be scripted, but it gives ballroom culture—and audiences—the realness that we want.

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The chaotic message board is the soul of the internet, the deep source of its sights and sounds—for worse and, occasionally, for better.

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Spoiler: It’s a sage grouse sexbot.

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