Daydream update starts arriving on Galaxy S8 and S8+ phones

Google’s brand of VR is, at last, beginning to arrive on Samsung devices. Reports emerged last week that certain Verizon Galaxy S8 and S8+ devices were getting the Daydream update, but today Google confirmed the rollout. Don’t panic if you don’t see the Daydream app...
Cable Tie-Up Unites Parents of HGTV and Animal Planet

Cable Tie-Up Unites Parents of HGTV and Animal Planet

Discovery Communications Inc. has agreed to buy Scripps Networks Interactive Inc. for $11.9 billion, a bet that a larger footprint in lifestyle programming will help it weather cable-TV upheaval. A bigger portfolio of channels that specialize in so-called comfort-food...
The 10 Most-Read WIRED Stories in July

The 10 Most-Read WIRED Stories in July

Ah, July, that summer month in which we settle into long, lazy days and slow, softball news. Or, that’s usually the case. This year, that pattern was disrupted by what can only be described as disrupting news. The day after Fourth of July, North Korea...