A New PlayStation, Facebook’s Fresh Hell, and More News

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Are you ready to play?

WIRED’s senior culture writer Peter Rubin got an exclusive look at the next-generation PlayStation. With 8K graphics and a solid state drive, it seems Sony is ready to take their beloved console, and you, to the next level.

Here’s what’s been going on in the last 15 months at Facebook

Scandals. Backstabbing. Apologies. Whether you love or hate the platform, Facebook has been through “fresh hell” these past 15 months. WIRED editor in chief Nicholas Thompson and contributor Fred Vogelstein talked to 65 current and former employees to get the unfiltered story on what was really happening behind the scenes.

Cocktail Conversation

In 2015, the FBI asked Apple CEO Tim Cook for a backdoor to crack the iPhone of San Bernadino shooter Syed Farook. And Cook said no. Here’s the story of how he controversially took on the law—and won.

WIRED Recommends: Zojirushi Multicooker

So your friends all own Instant Pots and you’re jealous, but you’re also too cool to blindly follow the trend. Say hello to the Zojirushi Multicooker—an Instant Pot alternative that will set you apart (and bring you some delectable four minute mac ‘n cheese).

More News You Can Use

Yesterday’s Notre Dame Cathedral fire was a devastating loss, but there’s still hope for what we can recover.

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