Garmin releases its first luxury smartwatch, the Fenix Chronos

 Garmin has just announced the Fenix Chronos, an amazingly elegant smartwatch with all the features of their standard GPS exercise watches – the Vivoactve, for example – with a case and aesthetic that would be at home in a fine watch shop. That’s right: this is the first fancy smartwatch that you could wear in the boardroom, bedroom, and gym....

Exploits patched by Apple today hint at years of surreptitious government hacks

 You’ll want to be updating your iOS devices to 9.3.5, the version released today by Apple — especially if you’re a prominent human rights activist. A recently thwarted attack on just such a person employed not one but three zero-day exploits. And that’s just the beginning of the story. Read More

Linux Took Over the Web. Now, It’s Taking Over the World

25 years after Linus Torvalds unveiled Linux, the free operating system is still finding new uses. The post Linux Took Over the Web. Now, It's Taking Over the World appeared first on WIRED.

WhatsApp’s Privacy Cred Just Took a Big Hit

Now that WhatsApp is sharing phone numbers with Facebook, it's no longer the security oasis users relied on. The post WhatsApp's Privacy Cred Just Took a Big Hit appeared first on WIRED.

Area Filmmaker Not So Thrilled Trump Used His Footage in an Ad

He filmed a train carrying desperate people hoping for a new life. Then Trump used the footage to send a different message. The post Area Filmmaker Not So Thrilled Trump Used His Footage in an Ad appeared first on WIRED.

The Hague Convicts a Tomb-Destroying Extremist With Smart Design

This week, smart design helped the ICC find Ahmad Al Faqi Al Mahdi guilty for the destruction of multiple historic sites in Timbuktu. The post The Hague Convicts a Tomb-Destroying Extremist With Smart Design appeared first on WIRED.

The Flying Bum Just Crashed—So Why Are We Building Airships?

Turns out this may be the—second—age of the dirigible. The post The Flying Bum Just Crashed—So Why Are We Building Airships? appeared first on WIRED.

A Hacking Group Is Selling iPhone Spyware to Governments

Well-funded and professional organization sells extremely sophisticated mobile spyware to nation states. The post A Hacking Group Is Selling iPhone Spyware to Governments appeared first on WIRED.

Photos & Full Show Audio: Hard Working Americans Play The Neighborhood Theatre

View a gallery and stream an audience recording of the recent Hard Working Americans show in Charlotte.

Jake Peavy Holds Contest To Watch Giants Game With Mickey Hart & Bill Walton

Giants pitcher Jake Peavy has launched a ‘Grateful For San Francisco’ campaign that includes hang with and watch members of the Grateful Dead jam.