What Jeff Bezos Can Teach You About Smartphone Security
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Jeff Bezos might be (much) wealthier than you, but he’s not smarter than you—at least, not when it comes to basic smartphone security. As you probably read and laughed at (and then sighed at, after you looked up how much Bezos makes each minute), Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman recently sent Bezos a video…

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Tarantula YouTube videos help woman beat fear of spiders
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A woman who spent years being terrified of spiders managed to “desensitise” herself by watching YouTube videos of tarantulas – and now she sleeps with 32 of them.Vanessa Woods, 33, gradually introduced spiders into her life through her own form of exposure therapy to combat her “crippling” arachnophobia.A year after choosing to face her fear,…

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How Ring is rethinking privacy and security
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Ring is now a major player when it comes to consumer video doorbells, security cameras — and privacy protection. Amazon acquired the company and promotes its devices heavily on its e-commerce websites. Ring has even become a cultural phenomenon with viral videos being shared on social networks and the RingTV section on the company’s website.…

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10 More Extraordinary Gadgets We’ve Spotted at CES
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By the end of the second day of CES, all of the new product announcements that companies have been keeping secret all winter have finally been let out of the bag. With so many more products to see today, we’ve collected some favorites.WIRED’s CES CoverageThe Very Best of CES AwardsSex Tech Companies Are Having Fun…

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The crypto rich find security in Anchorage
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Not the city, the $57 million-funded cryptocurrency custodian startup. When someone wants to keep safe tens or hundreds of millions of dollars in Bitcoin, Ethereum or other coins, they put them in Anchorage’s vault. And now they can trade straight from custody so they never have to worry about getting robbed mid-transaction. With backing from…

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Neat CES Gadgets, a Deadly Cobra’s Genome, and More News
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Tech nerds are touring and scientists are curing, but first: a cartoon about office privacy—or lack thereof.Here’s the news you need to know, in two minutes or less.Want to receive this two-minute roundup as an email every weekday? Sign up here!Today’s NewsThe best things we’ve seen at CES so farTech’s biggest show is underway in…

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