Wired Invites You To Re-subscribe Before Sending Any Magazines

Wired Invites You To Re-subscribe Before Sending Any Magazines

Aggressive subscription renewals are nothing new in the dying field of magazines. But reader Ben was a little surprised when the first thing he received as a new subscriber to Wired wasn’t a welcome letter or a magazine. It was a solicitation to re-up for another year. [More]

Magazines Admit: We Have No #*&%ing Clue What To Do With iPad

Magazines Admit: We Have No #*&%ing Clue What To Do With iPad

While many media outlets were heralding today’s news that magazine giant Condé Nast plans to bring five of its biggest selling titles to Apple’s new iPad tablet thingy, if you actually read what the Condé memo says, it becomes apparent that they really have no idea what they’re dealing with. [More]

The Comcast Throttling Scandal And Its Consequences, Summarized

The Comcast Throttling Scandal And Its Consequences, Summarized

NPR spoke with Daniel Roth, a senior writer at Wired Magazine, over the file sharing fiasco that Comcast found itself in about a year ago—the one where a Comcast customer discovered that the company was secretly impersonating his computer to interrupt bittorrent transmissions.

Here's What The World Of ATM Hacking Looks Like

Here's What The World Of ATM Hacking Looks Like

Wired has been covering the ongoing investigation into recurring ATM pin thefts from Citibank accounts, and their latest article tracks how Ukrainian immigrants, a ringleader back in Russia, a hacked company named Fiserv that runs Citibank-branded ATMs in 7-Elevens, and an online payment service that also offers money laundering for a small fee all come together to steal your money. It’s an amazing look at how the U.S. tries to combat the threat of ATM-related theft.

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Consumerist.com was mentioned in October’s s WIRED as being one of ten different items which are considered wired for the next 30 days. Act now, supplies are limited. [WIRED]

How to Read Wired Magazine: Razor Blade Required

How to Read Wired Magazine: Razor Blade Required

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We Poke Sticks At Wired’s Cellphone Cancel Tips

We Poke Sticks At Wired’s Cellphone Cancel Tips

Wired’s August issue features some advice on cancelling your cellphone service, but how good is it?

Source Documents Implicating AT&T and NSA Internet Spying

Source Documents Implicating AT&T and NSA Internet Spying

At 2:00 AM EST this morning, Wired News published primary documents incriminating the NSA and AT&T in a clandestine surveillance operation by the government to monitor the internet.

Email Cheaper for Customer Service, But You Gotta Use it Right

Email Cheaper for Customer Service, But You Gotta Use it Right

Most companies that aren’t still waiting to approve funds for mimeograph machines have focused on using e-mail to handle customer service issues. But a new Jupiter research study finds it takes companies longer than answer online than it did two years ago, reports Wired.

Stop Buying Ringtones

Nifty lil HOWTO on putting ringtones on your cellphone without paying $5 or getting snookered into a monthly cellphone download club.

Companies’ Interaction with Bloggers

There’s an interesting interview over at iMedia Connection with Wired Editor Chris Anderson. Unlike most interviews, it obviously isn’t a set of static questions mailed off to Chris, but an actual dialogue between Anderson and Brad Berens, his interviewer. It starts off discussing Anderson’s recent interactions through his blog with Microsoft over technical support for his XBox 360, but soon gets up to the elbows in the meaty subject of blogs, consumerism and corporate responsibility. The following quote is actually part of one of the interviewer’s questions: