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Clinton’s VP Announcement is the Ultimate Text From Hillary

By teasing a text, Clinton drummed up anticipation for an event that is, admittedly, a snoozefest for anyone but cable news producers. The post Clinton’s VP Announcement is the Ultimate … Continue Reading →


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RNC 2016 Liveblog: Peter Thiel Is Trump’s Main Tech Bro

WIRED is live as Silicon Valley’s ultimate Trump backer takes the stage at the Republican National Convention in Cleveland. The post RNC 2016 Liveblog: Peter Thiel Is Trump’s Main Tech … Continue Reading →


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RNC 2016 Liveblog: Donald Trump Looks Back to the Future

WIRED is live as Silicon Valley’s ultimate Trump backer takes the stage at the Republican National Convention in Cleveland. Trump himself is up next. The post RNC 2016 Liveblog: Donald … Continue Reading →


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So, Space Shuttle Pilot Eileen Collins Speaking at the RNC. That Was Interesting

Collins has been critical of the Obama administration and NASA’s current mission for a few years now. The post So, Space Shuttle Pilot Eileen Collins Speaking at the RNC. That … Continue Reading →


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How the Republican Convention Fends Off Hackers

Security at the convention is crucial both online and off. The post How the Republican Convention Fends Off Hackers appeared first on WIRED.


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Cruz Diehards Still Don’t Forgive Trump for Those Tweets

What is this unity you speak of? The post Cruz Diehards Still Don’t Forgive Trump for Those Tweets appeared first on WIRED.


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Fake Lincolns and More Adventures of an RNC Uber Driver

During his third day driving at Uber at the RNC, our Transporter meets a holdout, college students, and a catalyst, all of whom have Very Big Thoughts on what’s happening … Continue Reading →


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At the Republican Convention, Millennials Search for Signs Of the Future

It’s not all that easy to find. The post At the Republican Convention, Millennials Search for Signs Of the Future appeared first on WIRED.


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#NeverTrump Crowd Tweets Its Feelings After Trump Nomination

A moment of silence for #NeverTrump. Or a whole lot of tweets. The post #NeverTrump Crowd Tweets Its Feelings After Trump Nomination appeared first on WIRED.


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Boy, the GOP’s Platform Really Rails on Public Transit

Goodbye subways! Goodbye bikes! Goodbye pedestrians strolling at night! The post Boy, the GOP’s Platform Really Rails on Public Transit appeared first on WIRED.


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Cleveland Offers an Ingenious Fix for Thirsty Republicans

Turning fire hydrants into water fountains. The post Cleveland Offers an Ingenious Fix for Thirsty Republicans appeared first on WIRED.


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Driving Uber at the RNC, You Learn a Lot About Pants

Our Transporter takes on his second day of driving an Uber in Cleveland during the Republican Convention. He notices a common theme. The post Driving Uber at the RNC, You … Continue Reading →


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Surprise! The Web’s Troll King Is a Hit With The Trump Set

The GOP can’t control its trolls. The post Surprise! The Web’s Troll King Is a Hit With The Trump Set appeared first on WIRED.


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Melania Trump’s Suspect Speech Shows You Can’t Hide from the Internet

And it all seemed to be going so well for the GOP, at least by 2016’s Trump-ian standards. The post Melania Trump’s Suspect Speech Shows You Can’t Hide from the … Continue Reading →


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Our Transporter Drives Uber at the Republican Convention

The city is on lockdown. Passions are starting to run high. Everyone has somewhere to go. It’s the first “Ubervention.” The post Our Transporter Drives Uber at the Republican Convention … Continue Reading →


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RNC Diary: Riot Gear and Hugs in Cleveland

The city is bracing for riots and protests. Others are just embracing. The post RNC Diary: Riot Gear and Hugs in Cleveland appeared first on WIRED.


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Republican Convention Diary: Riot Gear and Hugs in Cleveland

The city is bracing for riots and protests. Others are just embracing. The post Republican Convention Diary: Riot Gear and Hugs in Cleveland appeared first on WIRED.


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Photographers Are Gearing Up for the Republican Convention Like It’s War

Between the threat of mob violence, Ohio’s open carry gun laws, and Trump’s anti-media posturing, some photojournalists are brining armor to Cleveland. The post Photographers Are Gearing Up for the … Continue Reading →


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The Ins and Outs of the New Trump-Pence Logo

It’s a T. Penetrating a P. But let’s drill down on this. The post The Ins and Outs of the New Trump-Pence Logo appeared first on WIRED.


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Trump Loves Twitter. But It’s Gonna Screw His Running Mate.

Indiana Governor Mike Pence’s social media footprint reveals plenty of inconsistencies with Trump. The post Trump Loves Twitter. But It’s Gonna Screw His Running Mate. appeared first on WIRED.


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An Open Letter From Tech Leaders on Donald Trump’s Presidential Bid

Today, a broad coalition of tech leaders signed an open letter standing against Donald Trump’s candidacy for president. The post An Open Letter From Tech Leaders on Donald Trump’s Presidential … Continue Reading →


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Thiel: We Must Talk ‘Frankly’ About America’s Problems

Peter Thiel’s appearance at the Republican National Convention marks a major break from the tech industry. The post Thiel: We Must Talk ‘Frankly’ About America’s Problems appeared first on WIRED.


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Clinton Has a Team of Silicon Valley Stars. Trump Has Twitter

Hillary Clinton has amassed the most potent tech team in the history of presidential politics. But Twitter seems to work just fine for Trump. The post Clinton Has a Team … Continue Reading →


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As Sanders Endorses Clinton, Supporters Still Claim A Win

Now that the Democratic party has adopted Sanders’ policies in its platform, the Vermont Senator is yielding to Clinton. The post As Sanders Endorses Clinton, Supporters Still Claim A Win … Continue Reading →


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The Democratic Convention Impersonates Nordstrom to #Engage Voters

With their convention fast approaching, Democrats are borrowing a social media tactic from retailers to convince voters to buy what the party is selling. The post The Democratic Convention Impersonates … Continue Reading →


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Twitter to Stream the Republican and Democratic Conventions

Now you can watch the conventions and retweet sick burns about politics from the same place. The post Twitter to Stream the Republican and Democratic Conventions appeared first on WIRED.


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Fistfights and Cursed Towns Top This Week’s 5 Best Podcasts

An underwater fistfight, a cursed small town, and a Ghost Army. The post Fistfights and Cursed Towns Top This Week’s 5 Best Podcasts appeared first on WIRED.


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You Heard Right: Conservatives Get Their Very Own Podcast Network

The Ricochet Network offers a new step in podcast diversity: the right-leaning voice. The post You Heard Right: Conservatives Get Their Very Own Podcast Network appeared first on WIRED.


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FBI Director: Clinton Emails Were Careless, Not Criminal

The FBI’s long investigation into Hillary Clinton’s private emails ends with a recommendation against a criminal indictment. The post FBI Director: Clinton Emails Were Careless, Not Criminal appeared first on … Continue Reading →


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Celebrate America Right With the 5 Best Podcast Episodes of the Week

Time for some aural fireworks. Light ’em up, people! The post Celebrate America Right With the 5 Best Podcast Episodes of the Week appeared first on WIRED.


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Benghazi Report Shows the Internet Is Killing Objectivity

As it becomes easier for anyone to build their own audience online, it becomes harder for those audience members to separate fact from fiction. The post Benghazi Report Shows the … Continue Reading →


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Clinton Wants to Forgive Student Debt for Entrepreneurs

The presumptive Democratic nominee releases her full technology agenda today. The post Clinton Wants to Forgive Student Debt for Entrepreneurs appeared first on WIRED.


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How the House Sit-In Went Down, From the People Who Made It Happen

Members of Congress livestreamed nearly every minute of their historic 26-hour sit-in. This is how government works now. The post How the House Sit-In Went Down, From the People Who … Continue Reading →


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Brexit Backers Are Forgetting the Internet Erases Borders

To truly isolate itself, a country would not only have to stem the flow of immigration. It would have to stem the flow of information. The post Brexit Backers Are … Continue Reading →


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Trump Takes His Twitter Assault On Hillary Clinton Offline

What does Donald Trump do when he has a bad week? He redirects the news cycle by absolutely trashing the competition. The post Trump Takes His Twitter Assault On Hillary … Continue Reading →


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#TrumpSoPoor is Trending Because, Well, His Campaign Kind of Is

On Monday, the FEC revealed that Trump’s campaign had just $1.3 in cash on hand. The post #TrumpSoPoor is Trending Because, Well, His Campaign Kind of Is appeared first on … Continue Reading →