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Narrators read our favorite written stories. You can listen to them anywhere, including on your smart speaker. Play for audio versions of WIRED's Business stories, including the latest on blockchain, crypto, startups, telecoms, national affairs, and tech culture.

    Cities Want Ebikes to Stay in Their Lane—but Which One?

    Cities Want Ebikes to Stay in Their Lane—but Which One?

    From New York to Moab, Utah, bicyclists and municipal officials are divided over whether ebikes should be permitted on bicycle trails.

    • 7 min
    Who Do Young Entrepreneurs Look Up To? Elon Musk

    Who Do Young Entrepreneurs Look Up To? Elon Musk

    Steve Jobs is dead, Mark Zuckerberg is tarnished. For the next generation of startup founders, the contributions of Bill Gates feel like ancient history.

    • 5 min
    As Kazakhstan Descends into Chaos, Crypto Miners Are at a Loss

    As Kazakhstan Descends into Chaos, Crypto Miners Are at a Loss

    The central Asian country became No. 2 in the world for Bitcoin mining. But political turmoil and power cuts have hit hard, and the future looks bleak.

    • 9 min
    Accessible Cars Aren’t Born, They’re Made

    Accessible Cars Aren’t Born, They’re Made

    Car buyers looking for specific mobility features have limited options, but customizers and manufacturers are trying to change that.

    • 11 min
    You May Be Able to Own a Self-Driving Car After All

    You May Be Able to Own a Self-Driving Car After All

    For years, automakers focused on using autonomous technology for “robotaxis,” akin to a shared Uber. A GM announcement this week shows that’s changing.

    • 7 min
    Facebook’s Data Center Plans Rile Residents in the Netherlands

    Facebook’s Data Center Plans Rile Residents in the Netherlands

    The country has become a magnet for Big Tech facilities, but locals say they will syphon away all their green energy.

    • 9 min

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