Inventors Answer The Call From Gates’ Foundation’s ‘Reinvent The Toilet Challenge’

Modern toilets can be far & few between in developing nationsSanitation is a global problem affecting billions of people with up to 700,000 childhood deaths a year due to it. Find out who’s rising to the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation challenge entitled “Reinvent the Toilet” and where the winning entries will do the most good.

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Comic-Con Hath Blessed Us With an American Gods Trailer

Comic-Con Hath Blessed Us With an American Gods Trailer

From Neil Gaiman’s book to Bryan Fuller’s direction to your TV screen. Amen. The post Comic-Con Hath Blessed Us With an American Gods Trailer appeared first on WIRED.

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Crunch Report | WikiLeaks Publishes DNC Emails

WikiLeaks publishes a ton of democratic national committee emails, a bunch of employees leave reddit, Pokemon Go is live now in Japan, Verizon is close to buying Yahoo assets, Gravity4 CEO Gurbaksh Chahal has violated probation. All this on Crunch Report. Read More

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Free Windows 10 offer ends July 29th, 2016: 10 Reasons to Upgrade Immediately

Microsoft’s Windows 10 operating system will no longer be available as a free download in less 7 days. After July 29th, Windows will cost you around $119 dollars. Anyone who still has Windows 7 or 8 should really consider making the move to Windows 10 before the deadline arrives.

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The Essence of Cuteness, and All the Other News You Missed This Week

The Essence of Cuteness, and All the Other News You Missed This Week

Editor’s note: We’re proud to bring NextDraft-the most righteous, most essential newsletter on the web-to WIRED.com. The post The Essence of Cuteness, and All the Other News You Missed This Week appeared first on WIRED.

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Redbox is giving streaming another shot

Redbox After unceremoniously putting the old kibosh on it Instant service back in 2014, your friendly neighborhood DVD dispenser Redbox is ramping up to give streaming another go. The movie distributor, whose vending machines have become a supermarket mainstay across the US, is taking another shot at Netflix with a small beta roll out for “a small subset of [its] customers” From the sound… Read More

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Yes, Mr. Robot Plays Pokémon Go

Yes, Mr. Robot Plays Pokémon Go

Despite the fact that his castmates have reservations, Christian Slater is on a quest to catch ’em all. The post Yes, Mr. Robot Plays Pokémon Go appeared first on WIRED.

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Pokémon Go finally goes live in Japan with McDonalds the first sponsored location

This photo illustration shows a man playing Nintendo's Pokemon Go game on his mobile phone in front of the Kabukiza theater in Tokyo on July 22, 2016.<br /> The augmented-reality game Pokemon Go, which has been released in more than 30 countries, was launched in Japan where Nintendo created the franchise two decades ago. (Photo: KAZUHIRO NOGI/AFP/Getty Images)” /> Pokémon Go has finally launched in Japan, the land where Pokémania first began. McDonalds is the game’s first sponsor in a deal which, as we reported earlier this week, turns the fast food firm’s 3,000 stores in the country into Pokémon Go “gyms”. <a href=Read More

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Top 5 Smart Watches

It is obvious that consumers love smartwatches. That is the mean reason why there are so many smartwatch companies offering their “time-tech” in the market today. However, few smartwatches have what it takes to be great smart-time pieces. Here are the 5 Best Smartwatches available at this time.

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Bot influencers are the programmatic future of conversational advertising

vintage toy robots In the near future, ads will just be part of the conversation. Bots, and the AI technologies that drive them, are taking huge leaps forward in sophistication and reach. While bots had previously been limited to very specific requests, such as checking a balance or flight status, next-generation AI will better understand context and integrate with a host of services – including… Read More

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