Gadget Lab: Weekly Tech News

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Inside the hottest personal tech stories of the week; mobile apps, gear, social networking, and entertainment.

iPhones to the Max Sept. 13, 2019
We ask WIRED senior writer Lauren Goode to give her impressions of the iPhone launch in Cupertino this week.
New York Times reporter Mike Isaac charts the rise and fall of the ride- hailing company in his new book, Super Pumped. He joins us on the podcast to tell us everything that went wrong.
New York Times reporter Mike Isaac charts the rise and fall of the ride- hailing company in his new book, Super Pumped. He joins us on the podcast to tell us everything that went wrong.
WIRED’s Paris Martineau joins the show to explain all the ways Facebook tracks your activity across Instagram and the rest of its mobile apps—even if your accounts aren’t linked to Facebook.
WIRED’s Paris Martineau joins the show to explain all the ways Facebook tracks your activity across Instagram and the rest of its mobile apps—even if your accounts aren’t linked to Facebook.
WIRED’s Matt Simon joins the show to talk about microplastics—what they are, why they’re a nightmare, and whether you should fret about eating them.
WIRED’s Matt Simon joins the show to talk about microplastics—what they are, why they’re a nightmare, and whether you should fret about eating them.
WIRED senior staff writer Nitasha Tiku takes us behind the scenes of her September cover story about inner turmoil at Google, the so-called happiest company in tech.
WIRED senior staff writer Nitasha Tiku takes us behind the scenes of her September cover story about inner turmoil at Google, the so-called happiest company in tech.
Jason Del Rey, host of Land of the Giants, a new podcast all about Amazon, joins the Gadget Lab to talk about the company’s quest for world domination.
Jason Del Rey, host of Land of the Giants, a new podcast all about Amazon, joins the Gadget Lab to talk about the company’s quest for world domination.
WIRED writer Alex Davies joins us to discuss the challenges companies are facing as they race to get self-driving shuttles and delivery vehicles onto our streets.
WIRED writer Alex Davies joins us to discuss the challenges companies are facing as they race to get self-driving shuttles and delivery vehicles onto our streets.
The state of New York finally signed into law a bill criminalizing the spread of nonconsensual pornography, but Wired’s Emma Grey Ellis tells the Gadget Lab team that this new law is only a partial victory.
The state of New York finally signed into law a bill criminalizing the spread of nonconsensual pornography, but Wired’s Emma Grey Ellis tells the Gadget Lab team that this new law is only a partial victory.
Twitter has launched its first major redesign in several years. The question is whether it’s enough to make a dent in the hate and harassment.
Twitter has launched its first major redesign in several years. The question is whether it’s enough to make a dent in the hate and harassment.
WIRED writer Gregory Barber explains the intricacies of Facebook’s ambitious plan to and how Libra is poised to rattle the future of crypto.
WIRED writer Gregory Barber explains the intricacies of Facebook’s ambitious plan to and how Libra is poised to rattle the future of crypto.
A conversation with Aza Raskin of the Center for Humane Technology. Also, we discuss Jony Ive’s departure from Apple.