The Wired, formerly known as Wired News or HotWired, is an online technology news website launched in 1992 that split off from Wired magazine when the magazine was purchased by Condé Nast Publishing in the 1990s. Wired News was owned by Lycos not long after the split, until Condé Nast purchased Wired News on July 11, 2006.

Wired.com hosts several technology blogs on topics in transportation, security, business, new products, video games, the \"GeekDad\" blog on toys, creating websites, cameras, culture and science.It also publishes the Vaporware Awards.

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