Emily Dreyfuss on Muck Rack

Emily Dreyfuss Verified

News and Opinion Editor — Wired
As seen in:  Wired, CNET

@WIRED News and Opinion Editor. Writer. Gesticulator.

After Today, Google Officially Becomes Alphabet

wired.com — Goodbye Google, and hello Alphabet. Well, sort of. In a post on its investor relations site today, Google announced that its reorganization as Alphabet will be finalized officially by the close of business today, and its stock will transition from Google shares to Alphabet shares.

Longer Tweets Would Spell Death to the Tweetstorm

wired.com — Twitter may soon part ways with its precious 140-character limit, according to a report by Re/Code that cites anonymous sources. The change, which users have been demanding and working around for years, would allow people to finally publish long-form content on the site. A Twitter spokesperson declined to comment.
Sep 29, 2015

RT @WIRED: Why expanded tweets would spell death to the tweetstorm wrd.cm/1FGiHRn

@Snowden Is Now On Twitter

New Reports Describe More Mass Surveillance and Schemes to Undermine Encryption

VW's Bloodletting Gets Going, Porsche Boss to Take Over

wired.com — Volkswagen's emissions cheating scandal is getting worse fast, and the executive board is in full speed amputation mode to stop the spread of the damage. Matthias Müller, the head of Porsche, will replace former VW CEO Martin Winterkorn, according to reports from The Wall Street Journal and .

Watch Live: Snowden Treaty Asks Nations to Take a Stance on Mass Surveillance

wired.com — Edward Snowden opened the world's eyes to mass surveillance being conducted by the US intelligence agency and its partners in the UK and elsewhere. Now a new treaty, developed by international legal experts, is asking nations around the world to take a stance on mass surveillance.

Ousted VW CEO Up for a $32 Million Pension

wired.com — Martin Winterkorn, the CEO of Volkswagen who resigned today amid allegations that the company cheated emissions testing for 11 million diesel-powered cars, stands to take home a $32 million pension. Bloomberg Business reported the figure, along with the fact that the ousted CEO may also be eligible for two years' worth of renumeration, if VW determines he was terminated for no fault of his own.

Instagram Now Tops 400 Million Users And 40 Billion Photos

wired.com — Instagram is killing it, and it wants you to know so. The social network just said it now has 400 million people posting carefully plated food and pristine landscapes to its service every month. The milestone announced in a blog post on Instagram's site shows a five-year-old social network that continues to luxuriate in reliably steady growth.

VW Emissions Deception Actually Affects 11 Million Cars, VW Says

wired.com — The problem is much bigger than Volkswagen first acknowledged last week when the EPA demanded that a half million diesel vehicles in the US be recalled-more than 5 times bigger. In an announced today, VW says that the same software the deceptively skirts emissions tests in the US is installed an estimated 11 million other cars.

Father John Misty Is Not a Fan of Ryan Adams’ 1989

wired.com — My interpretation from the classic Ryan Adams album "1989" https://t.co/YUsqkaZGjF - FATHER JOHN MISTY (@fatherjohnmisty) September 21, 2015 Ryan Adams' full-album tribute to Taylor Swift's 1989 is out digitally today, and the two artists went on Zane Lowe's Beats 1 show to talk about the project, their past collaboration history, and Adams' forthcoming double-album.
More Articles →
Oct 04, 2015

RT @a_greenberg: Don't Call My Daughter’s Death a Car Accident wired.com/2015/10/stop-c… Until NY stops letting off drivers who kill people, #visionzero = a lie

Oct 04, 2015

I fundamentally distrust indoor heating systems. Maybe bc I'm from LA. @bendreyfuss says my kid will be in therapy pic.twitter.com/ZHORNGdZje

Oct 04, 2015

Uggggh my husband just turned the heat on, surrendering to the cold. If I had my way we'd wear sweaters inside and never admit winter exists

Oct 03, 2015

I just saw a bright pink hop-on-hop-off Lyft bus in Boston. That's a thing?

Oct 03, 2015

RT @MSF_USA: Bombing continued for 30+ minutes after #MSF informed US, Afghan military officials that Kunduz hospital was hit. bit.ly/1iTmHTZ

Oct 02, 2015

@rustyk5 just tell me how old it is rusty! some kids develop faster than others!

Are You a Journalist?

Make a Portfolio

Create a free Muck Rack account to customize your profile and upload a portfolio of your best work.