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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.

    Facebook’s ‘Red Team’ Hacks Its Own AI Programs

    Facebook’s ‘Red Team’ Hacks Its Own AI Programs

    Attackers increasingly try to confuse and bypass machine-learning systems. So the companies that deploy them are getting creative.

    • 9 min
    Anthony Levandowski Asks a Judge Not to Send Him to Prison

    Anthony Levandowski Asks a Judge Not to Send Him to Prison

    The former Google engineer, who pleaded guilty to stealing the company's self-driving car technology, says he'd be at heightened risk for Covid-19. 

    • 6 min
    California's Air Pollution Cops Are Eyeing Uber and Lyft

    California's Air Pollution Cops Are Eyeing Uber and Lyft

    A proposal would require 60 percent of ride-hail miles to be in electric vehicles by 2030. And the companies are on board.

    • 6 min
    Even the Best AI Models Are No Match for the Coronavirus

    Even the Best AI Models Are No Match for the Coronavirus

    Many so-called “quantitative funds” that mine historical data to make trading decisions fared poorly in March, when stocks fell sharply amid coronavirus fears.

    • 6 min
    Neuroscience Could Be the Key to Getting People to Wear Masks

    Neuroscience Could Be the Key to Getting People to Wear Masks

    In a study, people responded to messages that resonated with them personally—up to a certain extent. The results could help shape responses to future pandemics.

    • 6 min
    Tesla Will Build 'GigaTexas' to Crank Out Cybertrucks

    Tesla Will Build 'GigaTexas' to Crank Out Cybertrucks

    On the heels of another profitable quarter, despite a coronavirus-induced shutdown of its California plant, the electric automaker announced its fourth factory.

    • 5 min

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