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11:19 pm - Thu, July 30, 2020
The Verge After impassioned speech, AOCs ban on US military recruiting via Twitch fails House vote
Image: U.S. Army Esports / Facebook An amendment proposed by Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) that would ban the US military from recruiting on Twitch failed a House vote Thursday ev...
11:03 pm - Thu, July 30, 2020
The Verge CVS is adding another kind of touch-free payment: PayPal and Venmo QR codes
Image: PayPal CVS is expanding its payment options by teaming up with PayPal to use its QR codes as another touch-free form of payment at the retail pharmacy chain. PayPal and Venmo user...
10:35 pm - Thu, July 30, 2020
The Verge FCC approves Amazons internet-from-space Kuiper constellation of 3,236 satellites
An artistic rendering of a satellite in orbit | Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge The Federal Communications Commission has approved Amazon’s plans for its ambitious Kuiper const...
09:45 pm - Thu, July 30, 2020
The Verge Apple confirms new iPhones wont arrive in September
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Apple has confirmed it’s planning to launch its new iPhones a little later this year. “Last year we started selling new iPhones in late Se...
09:41 pm - Thu, July 30, 2020
The Verge Amazon doubled its profit during a pandemic
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos warned investors earlier this year that they might want to take a seat and prepare for a possible loss in Q2, as the company...
09:06 pm - Thu, July 30, 2020
The Verge The iconic Flip Video almost became Googles first camera, emails show
Before Android, before the iPhone, and before GoPro became a known brand, the Flip Video camcorder took the world by storm, allowing millions to shoot digital home videos one-handed and ea...
08:58 pm - Thu, July 30, 2020
The Verge Apple reports strong Mac and iPad sales in record-breaking Q3 earnings
Xinhua/Wang Ying via Getty Images Apple today reported extremely strong third quarter earnings, offering another look at how the company is shaking off the toll the COVID-19 pandemic is ...
08:42 pm - Thu, July 30, 2020
The Verge Google parent company Alphabet sees its first revenue decline in history
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Google parent company Alphabet warned in last quarter that it was expecting to see the impact of coronavirus in the second quarter results, and it...
08:41 pm - Thu, July 30, 2020
The Verge Facebook usage and revenue continue to grow as the pandemic rages on
Illustration by James Bareham / The Verge The surge in Facebook usage during early shelter-in-place orders in the United States was not just a blip. Daily users of Facebook increased 12 ...
08:37 pm - Thu, July 30, 2020
The Verge Hyper Scape, Ubisofts take on Fortnite, launches August 11th
Image: Ubisoft Ubisoft’s Hyper Scape, the studio’s new futuristic free-to-play battle royale shooter, will be released on August 11th for Xbox One, PlayStation 4, and PC. The game is...
08:22 pm - Thu, July 30, 2020
The Verge Netflix is looking to Splinter Cell for its next big video game adaptation
Netflix and Ubisoft’s first project together is an animated adaptation of the gaming publisher’s Splinter Cell series, the company announced today. The streamer has ordered two season...
08:09 pm - Thu, July 30, 2020
The Verge Rep. Ocasio-Cortez calls for ban on US military Twitch recruiting in impassioned floor speech
Image: U.S. Army Esports / Facebook An amendment proposed by Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) that would ban the US military from recruiting on Twitch is now a potential amendment to...
07:29 pm - Thu, July 30, 2020
The Verge Amazon bought Ring for market position, not technology, emails suggest
Photo by Graeme Jennings-Pool / Getty Images On Wednesday, the House Judiciary Committee held its last hearing as part of its year-long investigation into anti-competitive behavior in th...
06:57 pm - Thu, July 30, 2020
The Verge Apple was conflicted over right-to-repair stance, emails show
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Apple hasn’t always known what public position to take on right-to-repair policies and legislation, according to recently published internal ema...
06:13 pm - Thu, July 30, 2020
The Verge Google teases August 3rd launch for long-awaited Pixel 4A
Image: Google Google’s next budget phone, the Pixel 4A, is likely just days away from going on sale. The company has posted a teaser on its online store, saying that “the Google just...
05:53 pm - Thu, July 30, 2020
The Verge Read Steve Jobs emails about why you cant buy digital books in Amazons apps
Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images The House Judiciary Committee’s antitrust subcommittee has just released a huge trove of internal documents from Amazon, Apple, Facebook, and Goog...
05:40 pm - Thu, July 30, 2020
The Verge Chinese EV startup Li Auto goes public in the US, raises $1.1 billion
The latest electric vehicle startup to cash in on a new wave of hype and investment in the space is Li Auto, a five-year-old Chinese company that started trading on the Nasdaq on Thursday ...
05:12 pm - Thu, July 30, 2020
The Verge Tech antitrust hearing: all the news, updates, and documents from Congress big moment
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge The House Judiciary Committee’s antitrust panel has been very busy Continue reading… ...
04:57 pm - Thu, July 30, 2020
The Verge MSIs GS66 Stealth almost has what it takes to beat Razer
Aside from a few design issues, this is a buttoned-up gaming laptop Continue reading… ...
04:55 pm - Thu, July 30, 2020
The Verge Emails show Mark Zuckerberg feared app startups were building faster than Facebook in 2012
Photo illustration by William Joel | Photo by Andrew Caballero-Reynolds / AFP via Getty Images Newly released emails from April 2012 show Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and other executive...
04:50 pm - Thu, July 30, 2020
The Verge The tech antitrust hearing was good, actually
Well, we had an antitrust hearing. A long one, too. The House Judiciary Committee’s investigation into the market power of Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Google ran to nearly six hours, acc...
04:44 pm - Thu, July 30, 2020
The Verge Documents show Apple gave Amazon special treatment to get Prime Video into App Store
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge During a hearing before the House antitrust subcommittee on Wednesday, Apple CEO Tim Cook testified that “we apply the rules to all developers e...
04:36 pm - Thu, July 30, 2020
The Verge Verizons answer for rural broadband access is a new LTE home internet service
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Verizon has announced a new home internet service that uses its 4G LTE wireless network. The service will target rural communities that aren’t c...
03:17 pm - Thu, July 30, 2020
The Verge Twitch is helping build an esports league for HBCUs
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Twitch is partnering with Cxmmunity, a nonprofit organization aimed at increasing minority youth participation in esports and gaming, to create an...
03:00 pm - Thu, July 30, 2020
The Verge Razers $99 BlackShark V2 wired gaming headset features THX spatial audio
The $99.99 model has breathable ear pads, the SpeedFlex braided cable and includes the USB sound card. | Razer Razer is launching two models of the BlackShark V2 wired gaming headset tod...
02:47 pm - Thu, July 30, 2020
The Verge An unprecedented Nintendo leak turns into a moral dilemma for archivists
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge For the past week, Nintendo fans have resembled digital archaeologists. Following a massive leak of source code and other internal documents — a...
02:08 pm - Thu, July 30, 2020
The Verge Razers last-gen Blade 15 gaming laptop is $500 off at Amazon
Image: Razer Razer’s Blade 15 gaming laptop is $500 off at Amazon, dropping the price to a very reasonable $1,100. This machine is its previous-generation model, which affects the over...
02:01 pm - Thu, July 30, 2020
The Verge OpenAIs latest breakthroughis astonishingly powerful, but still fighting its flaws
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge The ultimate autocomplete Continue reading… ...
02:00 pm - Thu, July 30, 2020
The Verge The Weeknd will perform in a virtual TikTok concert on August 7th
Image: TikTok On August 7th at 8:30PM ET, TikTok will play host to a live virtual concert from The Weeknd, where he’ll perform a series of tracks from his latest album, After Hours, th...
01:51 pm - Thu, July 30, 2020
The Verge How Microsoft Flight Simulator returned to the skies
A spectacular comeback for a Microsoft icon Continue reading… ...
01:00 pm - Thu, July 30, 2020
The Verge NASAs life-hunting Mars rover is officially on its way to the Red Planet
Photo by Joel Kowsky / NASA NASA’s latest Mars rover — a six-wheeled SUV-sized robot named Perseverance — successfully launched from Florida this morning, embarking on a nearly sev...
01:00 pm - Thu, July 30, 2020
The Verge The Motorola Edge is a more accessible flagship phone
Almost-flagship features at an almost-flagship price Continue reading… ...
12:59 pm - Thu, July 30, 2020
The Verge Riot ends sponsorship with controversial Saudi city Neom following outcry
Photo: Riot Games Less than a day after announcing that the controversial Saudi megacity Neom would become a major sponsor of the League of Legends European Championship, Riot has revers...
12:46 pm - Thu, July 30, 2020
The Verge Peacock has added 10 million customers since April
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Comcast’s new Peacock streaming service has added 10 million customers since its limited launch in April and national launch in mid-July. The an...
11:47 am - Thu, July 30, 2020
The Verge EU will reportedly open full investigation into Googles Fitbit acquisition
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Google’s $2.1 billion acquisition of Fitbit will reportedly face greater scrutiny from EU regulators. Reuters reports that the deal will face a ...
09:33 am - Thu, July 30, 2020
The Verge Google One will backup iOS or Android devices for free
Image: Google Google One, the cloud storage service that Google launched back in 2018, will now backup your iOS or Android phone for free with your Google account. The iOS app will be ab...
09:00 am - Thu, July 30, 2020
The Verge How to watch NASA launch its next rover to Mars today
On Thursday morning, NASA is scheduled to launch its next rover to Mars, the beginning of a years-long mission to figure out if the Red Planet ever hosted life. The rover, called Persevera...
09:00 am - Thu, July 30, 2020
The Verge How to watch NASA launch its next rover to Mars
On Thursday morning, NASA is scheduled to launch its next rover to Mars, the beginning of a years-long mission to figure out if the Red Planet ever hosted life. The rover, called Persevera...
07:49 am - Thu, July 30, 2020
The Verge Galaxy Z Flip 5G now up for preorder if youd rather not wait for the Note 20
Image: Samsung Samsung’s Galaxy Z Flip 5G, the 5G version of the foldable phone it released earlier this year, is now available for preorder as an unlocked device on Samsung.com. Price...
04:25 am - Thu, July 30, 2020
The Verge Huawei overtakes Samsung as worlds biggest smartphone vendor, says report
Photo by Sam Byford / The Verge For the first time ever, Huawei has shipped more smartphones worldwide over a quarter than any other company, according to a new report from analyst firm ...
04:24 am - Thu, July 30, 2020
The Verge What Amazon, Google, Facebook and Apple have in common
On Wednesday, lawmakers squared off with the chief executives of the tech industry’s four most powerful players, Amazon, Apple, Facebook, and Google. Even though each company is under an...
03:48 am - Thu, July 30, 2020
The Verge Samsungs profits are up despite COVID-19 pandemic
Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge Samsung posted better than expected earnings for the second quarter of 2020, with operating profit up 23 percent year-on-year to 8.15 trillion won ($6.8...
12:58 am - Thu, July 30, 2020
The Verge Netflix is bringing back Black sitcoms Moesha and Sister Sister, and I cannot contain my excitement
Photo by Walt Disney Television via Getty Images Photo Archives/Walt Disney Television via Getty Images Spread the word: Netflix has secured the rights to stream some of the best Black s...
12:49 am - Thu, July 30, 2020
The Verge The Emmys will be held virtually this year and may feature nominees in their homes
Photo by: Bravo/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images The 72nd Primetime Emmy Awards will be an all-virtual event due to the COVID-19 pandemic, a representative confirmed to The Verge, and it...
10:16 pm - Wed, July 29, 2020
The Verge Antibodies (Do you have the) is the song of our pandemic summer
A car with a masked driver rolls down the street, windows open, bass thumping, dystopian chorus blasting into the summer air: Do you have the antibodieeees? Do you want to be with me? It...
09:34 pm - Wed, July 29, 2020
The Verge Qualcomm hints that the 5G iPhone might not arrive in September
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Qualcomm’s Q3 earnings report might indicate a delay for Apple’s upcoming 5G iPhones, with the company highlighting a “partial impact fr...
08:50 pm - Wed, July 29, 2020
The Verge Amazon doesnt sell Echo speakers at a loss, says Bezos unless theyre on sale
Photo by Chris Welch / The Verge Amazon has long been accused of undercutting its rivals with its Echo smart speakers, allegedly keeping competitors like Sonos from getting a foothold in...
08:20 pm - Wed, July 29, 2020
The Verge Riot faces criticism after League of Legends competition sponsored by Saudi megacity
Photo: Riot Games Riot has come under fire after the League of Legends European Championship (LEC), one of the most popular esports leagues in the world, announced a sponsorship deal wit...
07:58 pm - Wed, July 29, 2020
The Verge Jeff Bezos cant promise Amazon employees dont access independent seller data
Photo by MANDEL NGAN/POOL/AFP via Getty Images During Wednesday’s antitrust hearing, Amazon and its CEO Jeff Bezos came under fire by lawmakers over the company’s alleged use of thir...
07:03 pm - Wed, July 29, 2020
The Verge Googles business model is the problem, David Cicilline says
Photo by Mandel Ngan-Pool / Getty Images During Wednesday’s tech antitrust hearing, Rep. David Cicilline (D-RI) tore into Google CEO Sundar Pichai over the company’s dominance in sea...
07:03 pm - Wed, July 29, 2020
The Verge The cheapest Cam Link clone you can buy actually works pretty well
Photo by Bijan Stephen / The Verge As The Verge’s resident live-streaming reporter, I do a lot of streaming on my own time, both because it’s fun and because I want to know a little ...
06:30 pm - Wed, July 29, 2020
The Verge Snaps first diversity report says only 4 percent of the company identifies as Black
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Snap, the company behind Snapchat, released its first diversity report today after years of resisting pressure to make those statistics public. Th...
06:07 pm - Wed, July 29, 2020
The Verge Instagram can hurt us: Mark Zuckerberg emails outline plan to neutralize competitors
Antitrust panel says the messages show Zuckerberg trying to buy out his competition Continue reading… ...
06:02 pm - Wed, July 29, 2020
The Verge Samsungs Galaxy Z Fold 2 leak shows off hole-punch cameras and a bigger external display
Image: MySmartPrice Samsung’s upcoming Galaxy Z Fold 2 has just gotten its biggest leak yet, showing off the revamped design for the company’s flagship foldable successor, which it...
05:25 pm - Wed, July 29, 2020
The Verge Googles new for context links could give you the big picture around big news stories
Illustration: Alex Castro / The Verge If you’ve recently spotted a little secondary box underneath a Google News story that gives you a big-picture understanding of the news, you’re ...
05:18 pm - Wed, July 29, 2020
The Verge GM teases Hummer EV truck and SUV ahead of new late 2020 reveal date
Image: General Motors General Motors is now set to unveil the all-electric Hummer truck sometime in the fourth quarter of this year, after scratching the original May 20th reveal due to ...
05:16 pm - Wed, July 29, 2020
The Verge US files expanded charges against former Twitter employees accused of espionage
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge The US has filed new and expanded charges against two former Twitter employees and a third individual for allegedly spying on behalf of the govern...
05:10 pm - Wed, July 29, 2020
The Verge Everything you need to know from the tech antitrust hearing
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge The CEOs of Apple, Google, Facebook, and Amazon are testifying in Congress today — trying to convince the House Judiciary Committee that their b...
04:02 pm - Wed, July 29, 2020
The Verge Valorants newest hero has some adorable robots
Killjoy is the latest character coming to Riot’s team shooter Valorant, and she’s a German hacker with what sounds like some useful skills. She has access to a turret and a nanoswarm g...
03:57 pm - Wed, July 29, 2020
The Verge Spotify tests visual quote cards for The Michelle Obama Podcast
Spotify One of Spotify’s biggest original podcast bets, The Michelle Obama Podcast, premieres today and with it comes the test of a new product feature: shareable quote cards. People i...
03:09 pm - Wed, July 29, 2020
The Verge Apparently Konami makes desktop gaming PCs now?
Image: Konami Konami, the Japanese company that’s best known in the West for developing the Metal Gear Solid, Silent Hill, and Castlevania franchises, has apparently gotten into the ga...
03:00 pm - Wed, July 29, 2020
The Verge A stowaway helicopter on NASAs Mars rover will attempt the first flight on another world
An artistic rendering of Ingenuity deployed on Mars. | Image: NASA When NASA’s latest Mars rover, Perseverance, launches this week, the robot will have a tiny stowaway on board: a smal...
03:00 pm - Wed, July 29, 2020
The Verge Fight Crab delivers chaotic crustacean combat
If ever there were an animal that didn’t need to use weapons, it’d be the crab. They are walking battle tanks that wear built-in suits of armor and have giant weapons mounted on the fr...
02:54 pm - Wed, July 29, 2020
The Verge The best Chromebooks to buy in 2020
The best Chromebooks for every type of user Continue reading… ...
02:33 pm - Wed, July 29, 2020
The Verge How Tony Hawks Pro Skater changed the lives of some of the worlds biggest skaters
Rodney Mullen. | Photo: Activision Rodney Mullen, Chad Muska, and Bucky Lasek on the series’s lasting impact Continue reading… ...
02:00 pm - Wed, July 29, 2020
The Verge The best noise-canceling headphones to buy right now
Get some peace and quiet with the best noise-canceling headphones for a variety of uses Continue reading… ...
01:44 pm - Wed, July 29, 2020
The Verge The Strategists Two-Day (Actually Good) Sale Is Here
Deals on over 30 of our favorite things, just for our readers Continue reading… ...
01:32 pm - Wed, July 29, 2020
The Verge You can save $50 on Samsungs excellent Galaxy Buds Plus
Photo by Chris Welch / The Verge We recently ranked Samsung’s Galaxy Buds Plus wireless earbuds as the best overall option, thanks to their 11-hour continuous battery life, wireless ch...
01:30 pm - Wed, July 29, 2020
The Verge The Chromecasts reset button is proof of the reliability of hardware in a digital world
Google’s Chromecast is the epitome of a software-first device. Nearly all of its capabilities are defined by software, and usually not even software that’s on the Chromecast itself. B...
01:14 pm - Wed, July 29, 2020
The Verge TikTok is opening up its algorithm and challenging competitors to do the same
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge TikTok wants to be transparent. The company has announced that it’s taking new measures to give outsiders access to the algorithms it uses to so...
12:35 pm - Wed, July 29, 2020
The Verge Mac OS 8 is now an app you can download and install on macOS, Windows, and Linux
Slack developer Felix Rieseberg has transformed Mac OS 8 into an app you can install on your Mac or PC. After transforming Windows 95 into an app back in 2018, Rieseberg decided to turn an...
11:21 am - Wed, July 29, 2020
The Verge Spotify podcast consumption doubles as overall listening recovers
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Spotify listening hours have returned to the same level they was at prior to the pandemic, the company announced today in its latest earnings rele...
11:00 am - Wed, July 29, 2020
The Verge How to watch todays tech antitrust hearing
Photo by Chip Somodevilla / Getty Images Starting at 12PM ET on Wednesday, July 29th, the leaders of the tech industry are appearing before a congressional subcommittee to defend their b...
11:00 am - Wed, July 29, 2020
The Verge Forms smart goggles now work with GPS smartwatches to track open-water swims
Photo by Chaim Gartenberg / The Verge Form is releasing an update today for its smart augmented reality swim goggles that enable them to pair over Bluetooth to selected GPS smartwatches,...
10:44 am - Wed, July 29, 2020
The Verge Service that usesAIto identify gender based on names looks incredibly biased
Image: Genderify Some tech companies make a splash when they launch, others seem to bellyflop. Genderify, a new service that promises to identify someone’s gender by analyzing their n...
10:11 am - Wed, July 29, 2020
The Verge How the CEOs of Apple, Google, Amazon, and Facebook plan to defend Big Tech today
Photo illustration by William Joel / Photos: Getty Images Ahead of the antitrust hearing that’s due to take place later today, the opening statements from the CEOs of Apple, Google, Am...
10:00 am - Wed, July 29, 2020
The Verge How another video of COVID-19 misinformation went viral on Facebook
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge In May, we saw the arrival of the first viral hoax of the COVID-19 era: “Plandemic,” a meandering 26-minute video which falsely asserted that ...
08:21 am - Wed, July 29, 2020
The Verge Mellow made its smart sous vide machine dumb unless you pay a monthly fee
In 2014, Mellow, Inc. released the Mellow for $399, billing it as “the world’s first smart sous-vide machine” — one that promised to automatically weigh and then heat and cool your...
05:05 am - Wed, July 29, 2020
The Verge Google reportedly negotiating with Samsung to push Assistant over Bixby
Photo by Brennan King / The Verge Google and Samsung are in discussions for a deal that would give the US tech giant’s services more prominence on Samsung phones at the expense of thos...
10:16 pm - Tue, July 28, 2020
The Verge AMD says its PS5 and Xbox Series X chips, Zen 3 CPUs, and RDNA 2 GPUs will ship on time
The PS5 will feature a custom AMD Zen 2 processor | Image: Sony AMD CEO Lisa Su shared during the company’s second-quarter earnings call that its many anticipated product launches are ...
10:05 pm - Tue, July 28, 2020
The Verge Kodak is branching out into pharmaceuticals with US investment
Photo by Smith Collection/Gado/Getty Images Kodak, once a powerful force in photography, is branching out into pharmaceuticals and the US government plans to give the company a $765 mill...
10:00 pm - Tue, July 28, 2020
The Verge US seeks to drop charges against former Twitter employees accused of spying for Saudia Arabia
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Two former Twitter employees who were last fall charged with spying on behalf of the government of Saudi Arabia may have charges against them drop...
10:00 pm - Tue, July 28, 2020
The Verge US seeks to drop charges against former Twitter employees accused of spying for Saudi Arabia
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Two former Twitter employees who were last fall charged with spying on behalf of the government of Saudi Arabia may have charges against them drop...
09:44 pm - Tue, July 28, 2020
The Verge AMC and Universal agree to let movies go from theaters to digital rentals much sooner
AMC Theaters and Universal have reached a new agreement that dramatically shortens the theatrical exclusivity window — the amount of time that films have to play in theaters before they...
09:17 pm - Tue, July 28, 2020
The Verge Democrats want a truce with Section 230 supporters
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act, which says apps and websites aren’t legally liable for third-party content, has inspired a lot of...
09:00 pm - Tue, July 28, 2020
The Verge Google adds creepy crawlies to its AR search results
If you’ve ever wanted to invite giant beetles or hornets into your living room without fear, Google has got you covered. The search giant is adding 23 creepy crawlies to its growing rost...
08:56 pm - Tue, July 28, 2020
The Verge Facebook says removing viral COVID-19 misinformation video took longer than it should have
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Facebook has prided itself on thorough moderation and removal of COVID-19 misinformation posted to its social network since March, but the company...
08:54 pm - Tue, July 28, 2020
The Verge BMW will make an all-electric 5 Series, 7 Series, and X1
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge BMW is developing an all-electric version of its 5 Series and 7 Series sedans as well as its entry-level X1 SUV, the company announced Monday ...
08:43 pm - Tue, July 28, 2020
The Verge Movies Anywhere is the latest service to add a viewing party feature
Movies Anywhere is rolling out a new “Watch Together” viewing party feature for its movie locker apps, allowing multiple users to sync up and enjoy a film together. While the ongoing C...
08:05 pm - Tue, July 28, 2020
The Verge Googles new for context links could give you the big picture around big news stories
Illustration: Alex Castro / The Verge If you’ve recently spotted a little secondary box underneath a Google News story that gives you a big-picture understanding of the news, you’re ...
07:07 pm - Tue, July 28, 2020
The Verge MacKenzie Scott has already donated nearly $1.7 billion of her Amazon wealth since divorcing Jeff Bezos
Photo by Franziska Krug/Getty Images Novelist and philanthropist MacKenzie Scott, whose ex-husband is Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos, announced on Tuesday that she’s already donated close to $1...
06:47 pm - Tue, July 28, 2020
The Verge Google Stadia tests 4G and 5G game streaming
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge You can now play games on Google’s Stadia cloud gaming service on your Android phone over 4G and 5G connections, though you have to opt in t...
06:24 pm - Tue, July 28, 2020
The Verge Quibis recipe for winning an Emmy without really trying
Illustration by Grayson Blackmon / The Verge Television’s most important award might be going to its least important streaming service: Quibi. The service was nominated for 10 Emmy Awa...
06:03 pm - Tue, July 28, 2020
The Verge Voters want Facebook to be accountable for climate misinformation, poll finds
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg leaves the Elysee Palace in Paris, France after a meeting with French President Emmanuel Macron on May 10, 2019. Macron and Zuckerberg discussed the spread of m...
06:00 pm - Tue, July 28, 2020
The Verge Discords mobile app is getting background noise suppression because life is noisy
Whenever I’ve tried using Discord’s mobile app to call a friend, I’ve found the audio quality to be pretty subpar. Sure, Discord’s desktop app gives you a few options, like simply ...
05:56 pm - Tue, July 28, 2020
The Verge Can Brett Kavanaugh be impartial about Facebook?
Photo by Brendan Smialowski / AFP via Getty Images As Facebook battles mounting regulatory pressure, one of the most powerful judges in the country is facing renewed scrutiny over his ti...
05:31 pm - Tue, July 28, 2020
The Verge Sandworm details the group behind the worst cyberattacks in history
In this week’s Vergecast interview series, Verge editor-in-chief Nilay Patel talks with Wired senior editor Andy Greenberg, author of Sandworm: A New Era of Cyberwar and the Hunt for the...
05:14 pm - Tue, July 28, 2020
The Verge Disney Plus and Apple TV Plus get their first big Emmy nominations
The nominations for the 72nd Primetime Emmy Awards are in, and once again, streaming services dominated the nominees. Netflix led the pack with 160 nominations, with Amazon and Hulu making...
05:03 pm - Tue, July 28, 2020
The Verge Rite Aid used facial recognition in secret across hundreds of its stores
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Drugstore chain Rite Aid secretly deployed facial recognition software across a network of security cameras in hundreds of locations in the US, ac...
05:00 pm - Tue, July 28, 2020
The Verge Virgin Galactic unveils the interior cabin of its tourist spaceplane
An artistic rendering of the interior cabin of VSS Unity. | Image: Virgin Galactic I was standing inside Virgin Galactic’s tourist spaceplane with three translucent green heads floatin...
04:26 pm - Tue, July 28, 2020
The Verge Airbnb shared antitrust concerns with lawmakers after App Store standoff
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge As antitrust pressure mounts against Apple’s App Store policies, The New York Times is reporting on how vacation rental company Airbnb and fitne...
04:19 pm - Tue, July 28, 2020
The Verge Cuphead gets a creepy stop-motion trailer to announce surprise PS4 launch
Image: Studio MDHR Cuphead, the hard-as-nails run-and-gun platform game, is coming to the PlayStation 4 today. Studio MDHR announced the game’s arrival on Sony’s console with a fun (...
04:16 pm - Tue, July 28, 2020
The Verge What happens when you reach your limit online
Photo by Guillermo Gutiérrez / NurPhoto via Getty Images As a writer, it’s always been my job to be extremely online. Now that everything from my office to my friendships is operating...
04:00 pm - Tue, July 28, 2020
The Verge Podcast editor Descript adds new pro tier with access to its AI voice double feature
Image: Descript Descript, the maker of artificial intelligence-powered audio editing software, is launching a new tier of subscription today called Descript Pro that features access to i...
04:00 pm - Tue, July 28, 2020
The Verge Microsoft launches new Family Safety app for iOS and Android
Microsoft is launching a new Family Safety app for iOS and Android today. The software giant has been testing the app in recent months, and it’s designed to allow families to manage scre...
03:38 pm - Tue, July 28, 2020
The Verge Revel suspends its electric moped service in NYC after two people are killed
Photo by Sean O’Kane / The Verge Revel is suspending its service in New York City after a man was killed riding one of the shared electric mopeds in Queens, making him the second custo...
03:08 pm - Tue, July 28, 2020
The Verge CES, the worlds largest tech conference, will be online-only in 2021
Photo by Robyn Beck / AFP via Getty Images The Consumer Electronics Show (CES), long the world’s largest tech trade show, will be all-digital in January 2021, the Consumer Technology A...
02:51 pm - Tue, July 28, 2020
The Verge Twitter forced Donald Trump Jr. to delete tweet spreading COVID-19 misinformation
Photo by Paul Hennessy/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images Twitter has forced Donald Trump Jr. — the outspoken son of President Trump — to remove a tweet from his timeline linki...
02:47 pm - Tue, July 28, 2020
The Verge Big Tech is going on trial
Photo illustration by William Joel / Photos: Getty Images And Congress has over 1 million documents to support its case Continue reading… ...
02:24 pm - Tue, July 28, 2020
The Verge Spotify Premium users can now host a listening party with up to five friends even if they live far away
Spotify Spotify is now allowing its paying users to listen to music and podcasts with friends and family at the same time, even if they aren’t in the same location. Through its beta fe...
02:15 pm - Tue, July 28, 2020
The Verge Sen. Josh Hawley wants to strip legal protections from sites with targeted ads
Photo by Erin Schaff-Pool / Getty Images Sen. Josh Hawley (R-MO) has introduced the latest of several bills designed to weaken a key online legal shield. The Behavioral Advertising Decis...
02:08 pm - Tue, July 28, 2020
The Verge Sonys new A7S Mark III doesnt shoot 8K video
Sony’s A7S Mark III has a familiar 12-megapixel 4K full-frame sensor. | Image: Sony It’s been five long years since Sony’s last video-focused mirrorless camera, the A7S Mark II, ca...
02:00 pm - Tue, July 28, 2020
The Verge Facetune Video helps you touch up your video selfies
Image: Lightricks You might be familiar with Facetune, the hugely popular selfie editing app, but now the makers of that app, Lightricks, are releasing Facetune Video, which is designed ...
01:45 pm - Tue, July 28, 2020
The Verge Get the tough-to-find Nintendo Switch Pro controller for $10 off
Photo by James Bareham / The Verge Nintendo’s Switch Pro controller is one of my favorites ever, but there are two things that I don’t like about it: it’s kind of expensive, and it...
01:19 pm - Tue, July 28, 2020
The Verge Animal Crossings next summer update adds dreaming and cloud saves
The promised second summer update for Animal Crossing: New Horizons is coming very soon, and it brings with it some exciting changes. According to Nintendo, the two big gameplay additions ...
01:00 pm - Tue, July 28, 2020
The Verge NASAs new Mars rover is about to embark on a hunt for ancient alien life
Perseverance’s biggest goal is to dig up samples to bring back to Earth one day Continue reading… ...
01:00 pm - Tue, July 28, 2020
The Verge Gogoro Eeyo 1S electric bike review: unapologetic fun
Young, brash, and proudly impractical Continue reading… ...
01:00 pm - Tue, July 28, 2020
The Verge Razer Blade Stealth 13 (2020) review: great gaming on the go
But Asus still keeps the crown Continue reading… ...
10:57 am - Tue, July 28, 2020
The Verge Amazons Alexa app redesigned to focus on the bits people actually use
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Amazon’s Alexa app on iOS, Android, and Fire OS is being redesigned to focus on Alexa’s core functionality rather than its third-party “skil...
10:10 am - Tue, July 28, 2020
The Verge Face masks are breaking facial recognition algorithms, says new government study
Fool an algorithm today: wear a mask. | Photo by Robin Utrecht/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images Face masks are one of the best defenses against the spread of COVID-19, but their...
10:00 am - Tue, July 28, 2020
The Verge What Congress should as at Wednesdays tech antitrust hearing
A few minutes after I sent out Thursday’s newsletter previewing this week’s antitrust hearing, news came that the event would be postponed to accommodate the memorial for Rep. John Lew...
10:00 am - Tue, July 28, 2020
The Verge What Congress should ask at Wednesdays tech antitrust hearing
A few minutes after I sent out Thursday’s newsletter previewing this week’s antitrust hearing, news came that the event would be postponed to accommodate the memorial for Rep. John Lew...
08:16 am - Tue, July 28, 2020
The Verge Spotifys desktop apps now work better with Chromecast devices
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Spotify’s Mac and Windows apps can now start streaming to Chromecast devices, 9to5Google reports. Previously these apps have been able to contro...
07:14 am - Tue, July 28, 2020
The Verge Logitechs new Pro X Lightspeed is its latest gaming headset to go wireless
Image: Logitech Logitech has announced a wireless version of its 2019 Pro X gaming headset called the Pro X Lightspeed. It’s almost identical to the wired version, complete with the sa...
06:00 am - Tue, July 28, 2020
The Verge Pokmon Go players caught nearly a billion pokmon at this years online-only fest
This year’s online-only Pokémon Go Fest took place over the weekend, and since it was the first one open to all players regardless of their physical location, it’s perhaps not surpris...
01:05 am - Tue, July 28, 2020
The Verge Bidens staff must delete TikTok from their personal and work phones
Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images Staffers from Democrat Joe Biden’s presidential campaign must remove TikTok from personal and work phones, a campaign official told The Verge. That...
11:03 pm - Mon, July 27, 2020
The Verge Intels hardware chief is leaving the company
Image: Intel The executive in charge of almost all of Intel’s hardware, chief engineering officer Dr. Venkata (Murthy) Renduchintala, is leaving the company on August 3rd, Intel announ...
10:16 pm - Mon, July 27, 2020
The Verge Years before big hack, Twitter contractors reportedly spied on celebs, including Beyonc
Illustration by Grayson Blackmon / The Verge Years before the July 15th attack on Twitter that let hackers compromise some of the social network’s most high-profile accounts to tweet B...
09:27 pm - Mon, July 27, 2020
The Verge The MTAs got porn in its Google search results
Photo by ANGELA WEISS/AFP via Getty Images On the list of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority’s most-pressing problems right now, porn is nowhere near the top. But that doesn’t...
09:11 pm - Mon, July 27, 2020
The Verge Trumps vehicle emissions rollback faces EPA Inspector General probe
Photo by Joe Raedle / Getty Images The Environmental Protection Agency’s Inspector General has opened an investigation into its own agency’s role in the Trump administration’s repl...
08:07 pm - Mon, July 27, 2020
The Verge What to expect from Samsungs Galaxy Note 20 event
It’s official: Samsung’s next big product launch is happening on August 5th at 10AM ET, and it’ll be a virtual event as a result of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. The main product re...
08:05 pm - Mon, July 27, 2020
The Verge Qualcomms Quick Charge 5 standard promises 50 percent charge in less than five minutes
Qualcomm has introduced Quick Charge 5, the company’s latest fast-charging standard, and it’s bringing some big promises: more than 100W charging speeds on a smartphone, with the abili...
06:47 pm - Mon, July 27, 2020
The Verge Tenet will be released internationally first because the US is a mess
Photo by Melinda Sue Gordon Christopher Nolan’s Tenet will skip the United States for its initial release because of ongoing safety concerns surrounding the pandemic. It will instead r...
06:16 pm - Mon, July 27, 2020
The Verge Suikoden follow-up Eiyuden Chronicle successfully funded on Kickstarter
It didn’t take long for the long-awaited successor to Suikoden to get funded on Kickstarter. Today, just a few hours after the crowdfunding campaign launched, Eiyuden Chronicle managed t...
05:59 pm - Mon, July 27, 2020
The Verge Moms in Tech Facebook group splintering over allegations of racism
With more than 15,000 members, a community wrestles with calls for intersectionality Continue reading… ...
05:47 pm - Mon, July 27, 2020
The Verge Lollapalooza is streaming a special four-day broadcast for free on YouTube this year
Photo by Josh Brasted / FilmMagic Lollapalooza will happen this year — on YouTube. The set will stream from July 30th to August 2nd, beginning at 6PM ET. It is free. More than 150 perf...
05:36 pm - Mon, July 27, 2020
The Verge Duolingo CEO says Trumps visa ban could force him to hire in Canada
Last month, President Donald Trump issued a proclamation suspending guest worker visas, like the H-1B, which is widely used by tech companies to attract talent from other countries without...
05:11 pm - Mon, July 27, 2020
The Verge Garmin confirms cyber attack as fitness tracking systems come back online
Garmin’s smartwatches are syncing again. | Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge Garmin on Monday confirmed that it was the victim of a cyber attack on July 23rd that led to a significant ...
03:55 pm - Mon, July 27, 2020
The Verge Here are the best iPad deals right now
iPad deals are more common than you might think. Whether you’re after the most affordable iPad, the high-end iPad Pro, or something in between like the iPad Air or iPad mini, there’s u...
03:12 pm - Mon, July 27, 2020
The Verge Here are the best Apple Watch deals right now
Apple Watch Series 5 | Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge Thinking about picking up a new Apple Watch? It’s never a bad idea to wait until there’s a good deal, and thankfully, those h...
03:00 pm - Mon, July 27, 2020
The Verge Analogues gorgeous Pocket handheld is delayed until 2021, but pre-orders open soon
Last year, Analogue announced the Pocket, a sleek and modern handheld designed to play all your old Game Boy cartridges. It was originally slated to launch this year, but due to the curren...
02:39 pm - Mon, July 27, 2020
The Verge Here are the best AirPods deals
Photo by Chris Welch / The Verge Apple’s AirPods are among the most popular headphones on the market. They’re compact, easy to pair with your devices, and they offer reliable connect...
02:37 pm - Mon, July 27, 2020
The Verge Beats Solo Pro with active noise cancellation are still $70 off at Amazon
Photo by Chris Welch / The Verge Shopping for a new set of wireless headphones can be a difficult and expensive journey. That’s not the case for today, as Amazon is selling the Beats S...
02:00 pm - Mon, July 27, 2020
The Verge Mischief managed
Illustration by Grayson Blackmon / Alex Castro / The Verge How MSCHF managed to dominate the internet — with fun! Continue reading… ...
01:41 pm - Mon, July 27, 2020
The Verge Google reportedly will keep employees working remotely until July 2021
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Google plans to keep 200,000 full-time and contract employees working remotely until at least July 2021, The Wall Street Journal reported. Other t...
01:23 pm - Mon, July 27, 2020
The Verge Netflix is expanding its Witcher cinematic universe with a new live-action spinoff
Image: Netflix The fantasy realm of The Witcher is about to get even bigger. Today, Netflix announced a six-part live-action spinoff of its massively popular series, one that delves into...
01:00 pm - Mon, July 27, 2020
The Verge Photoshop for iPad gets another batch of desktop features
The Refine Edge Brush on an iPad. | Image: Adobe. Photoshop is getting a couple of important new features on the iPad today: the refine edge brush and the rotate canvas tool. The refine ...
12:41 pm - Mon, July 27, 2020
The Verge Samsung Galaxy Unpacked trailer teases five new devices to be unveiled on August 5th
Samsung’s next big hardware event, Galaxy Unpacked, is confirmed for August 5th, and a new trailer from the phone maker suggests we can expect to see five hardware devices unveiled on th...
11:43 am - Mon, July 27, 2020
The Verge Galaxy Watch 3 appears to leak in detailed hands-on video
Samsung’s upcoming smartwatch, the Galaxy Watch 3, appears to have just leaked again, this time in an extensive hands-on video from YouTuber TechTalkTV, which we spotted via SamMobile. W...
09:57 am - Mon, July 27, 2020
The Verge Samsungs upcoming Galaxy Tab S7 lineup fully detailed in new leak
The Samsung Galaxy Tab S7 (pictured) will reportedly come with an 11-inch LCD display. | Image: WinFuture Specs for Samsung’s unannounced Tab S7 and Tab S7 Plus have leaked online, giv...
09:39 am - Mon, July 27, 2020
The Verge This is what a deepfake voice clone used in a failed fraud attempt sounds like
Who’s calling? | Photo by Chris Welch / The Verge One of the stranger applications of deepfakes — AI technology used to manipulate audiovisual content — is the audio deepfake scam....
09:19 am - Mon, July 27, 2020
The Verge Garmin services struggle back to life after reported ransomware attack
Garmin’s smartwatches are syncing again. | Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge Garmin services appear to be coming online after having been down since late Wednesday from an apparent ran...
09:06 am - Mon, July 27, 2020
The Verge Mysterious white next-gen Xbox controller appears online
A white Xbox Series X controller appears to have leaked online. An image of the white controller appeared on Reddit over the weekend, before the poster deleted their account and the image....
08:00 am - Mon, July 27, 2020
The Verge OnePlus Nord review: the right compromises
A less expensive OnePlus phone that mostly ticks all the boxes Continue reading… ...
06:28 am - Mon, July 27, 2020
The Verge Apple now sells a $129 Thunderbolt 3 Pro cable
Apple has released a new high-end Thunderbolt 3 cable in its online store. The $129 Thunderbolt 3 Pro cable is 2 meters long, has a black braided design, and supports both DisplayPort outp...
09:42 pm - Sun, July 26, 2020
The Verge Report suggests local election officials emails could be at risk for phishing attempts
Photo by JEFF KOWALSKY/AFP via Getty Images Many election officials across the US are using email systems that could make them more susceptible to phishing attempts, according to a new r...
05:15 pm - Sun, July 26, 2020
The Verge Look at this cool LED face mask made by a fashion entrepreneur
Chelsea Klukas/ Lumen Couture At the start of the coronavirus pandemic, fashion designer Chelsea Klukas of Lumen Couture was planning to make some standard cloth face masks for friends. ...
02:29 pm - Sun, July 26, 2020
The Verge Those fake baseball fans are creeping people out
Does a non-cardboard person get this excited for Cleveland’s baseball team? | Photo by Joe Sargent/MLB Photos via Getty Images As part of an attempt to make Major League Baseball game...
07:00 am - Sun, July 26, 2020
The Verge Apples AirPods Pro are on sale for $200 at Staples
Photo by Chris Welch / The Verge Staples is running an incredible sale on Apple’s AirPods Pro earbuds, bringing the retail price down to $200, or $50 off its usual $250 price tag. This...
09:54 pm - Sat, July 25, 2020
The Verge TikTok will block QAnon hashtags but not remove related videos
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge TikTok has blocked several hashtags related to the QAnon conspiracy theory, but won’t be removing the videos using the hashtags from its platfor...
09:54 pm - Sat, July 25, 2020
The Verge TikTok will block QAnon hashtags but wont remove related videos
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge TikTok has blocked several hashtags related to the QAnon conspiracy theory, but won’t be removing the videos using the hashtags from its platfor...
08:25 pm - Sat, July 25, 2020
The Verge Apple starts making first flagship iPhone in India
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Apple manufacturer Foxconn has started building iPhone 11 units in a facility near Chennai in India, TechCrunch reported, the first time Apple...
07:08 pm - Sat, July 25, 2020
The Verge Elon Musk says his Twitter DMs are mostly for swapping memes
In a free-wheeling interview with New York Times columnist Maureen Dowd, Tesla CEO Elon Musk said his Twitter direct messages are mostly made up of memes, and he isn’t overly worried abo...
04:44 pm - Sat, July 25, 2020
The Verge Amazon wont stream any New York Yankees games this season after all
Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images With Major League Baseball’s season shortened to just 60 games this year, Amazon won’t be broadcasting any New York Yankees games this season, Bloomber...
03:57 pm - Sat, July 25, 2020
The Verge Samsung Galaxy Watch 3 app reveals gestures for muting sounds, snapping photos
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge The Samsung Galaxy Watch 3 app has arrived in the Play Store, and a look at its features shows new gestures to silence alarms, take a picture, or ...
03:04 pm - Sat, July 25, 2020
The Verge Antitrust hearing with CEOs of Facebook, Amazon, Google, and Apple rescheduled to Wednesday
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge A congressional hearing with the chief executives of Facebook, Google, Amazon, and Apple has been rescheduled for noon Eastern time on Wednesday. ...
02:00 pm - Sat, July 25, 2020
The Verge Antivirus: A weekly digest of the latest COVID-19 research
Test tubes filled with blood samples, awaiting antibody tests in Amsterdam in July | Photo by Robin Utrecht/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images On January 8th, I asked The Verge’s...
02:00 pm - Sat, July 25, 2020
The Verge 11 new trailers to watch this week
Photo Credit: Patti Perret / Orion Pictures I spent last week burning through The Great, Hulu’s new-ish series that has Elle Fanning playing a very fictionalized version of a young Cat...
01:15 pm - Sat, July 25, 2020
The Verge An Instagram bug showed a camera on indicator for iOS 14 devices even when users werent taking photos
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge In the latest instance of iOS 14’s beta mode tattling on unexpected app behavior, some users reported that they were seeing the green “camera ...
01:00 pm - Sat, July 25, 2020
The Verge PowerAs Nano Enhanced is a smaller, mostly great take on the Switch Pro controller
A nice fit for small hands or if you just want a more portable on-the-go controller Continue reading… ...
01:00 pm - Sat, July 25, 2020
The Verge How Fox Sports will use virtual fans created in Unreal Engine to fill empty stadiums in MLB broadcasts
Baseball is back. But the MLB will look a little different in the COVID-19 world, with empty stadiums full of silent cardboard cutouts instead of thousands of screaming fans in an effort t...
10:12 am - Sat, July 25, 2020
The Verge You can now boot a Windows 95 PC inside Minecraft and play Doom on it
uDrunkMate on Reddit If you’ve ever wanted to build a real and working Windows 95 PC inside Minecraft, now is the time. A new VM Computers mod has been created for Minecraft that allow...
12:40 am - Sat, July 25, 2020
The Verge A new Oculus Quest has seemingly leaked from every angle, and it might launch soon
Image: WalkingCat on Twitter Earlier this week, we got our first look at what appeared to be a new Oculus Quest virtual reality headset thanks to an apparent marketing image shared on Tw...
10:09 pm - Fri, July 24, 2020
The Verge Apples Macs might get Face ID, as potentially revealed by code in macOS Big Sur
Photo by Dieter Bohn / The Verge Many iPhone and iPad models let you unlock your device with your face using Face ID, but on a Mac, you still need to type in your password, set up your A...
09:33 pm - Fri, July 24, 2020
The Verge Some Nest thermostats can no longer connect to the internet, so Google is replacing them
Photo by Jake Kastrenakes / The Verge Some users of Nest thermostats can no longer control the devices remotely, and the issue is forcing Google to replace the devices entirely if otherw...
08:04 pm - Fri, July 24, 2020
The Verge Faraday Future founders bankruptcy spiked a potential deal in the Middle East
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge With his personal bankruptcy plan approved, here are some of the most interesting things that surfaced in court Continue reading&hellip...
07:30 pm - Fri, July 24, 2020
The Verge Beloved Nintendo president Satoru Iwatas tribute book is finally coming out in English
Photo by David McNew/Getty Images A tribute book for Satoru Iwata, the beloved president and CEO of Nintendo who died in 2015, is getting an English release this spring, publisher VIZ Me...
06:21 pm - Fri, July 24, 2020
The Verge How the worlds biggest general science society is tackling racism
Photo credit should read LOIC VENANCE/AFP via Getty Images The world’s largest multidisciplinary scientific society has decided to take on systemic racism. The move by The American Ass...
05:45 pm - Fri, July 24, 2020
The Verge The NBA is using Microsoft Teams to bring basketball fans courtside
Microsoft Teams at NBA arenas. | Microsoft The National Basketball Association (NBA) is using Microsoft Teams’ new Together Mode to place basketball fans courtside in a virtual experie...
04:20 pm - Fri, July 24, 2020
The Verge Batman: Mask of the Phantasm is the only movie that treats Batman like a complete person
Liking Batman: Mask of the Phantasm is a bit like being someone who is super into vinyl. Tell people it’s your favorite movie take on Batman, and you run the risk of sounding like an inc...
04:16 pm - Fri, July 24, 2020
The Verge New leaks reveal Galaxy Buds Live name, noise cancellation, battery life, and $169 price
Image: h0x0d (Twitter) We’ve seen plenty of pictures of Samsung’s new bean-shaped earbuds, but an early update to Samsung’s Galaxy Buds companion app has confirmed nearly all the d...
04:05 pm - Fri, July 24, 2020
The Verge Samsungs Galaxy S20 Plus is back on sale for under $1,000 on Amazon
Photo by Brennan King / The Verge If you’re in the market for a new smartphone and prefer Android over Apple, look no further; you can purchase Samsung’s Galaxy S20 Plus for $950 aga...
04:00 pm - Fri, July 24, 2020
The Verge Suikodens creators are crowdfunding a spiritual successor
Some of the key creators behind the beloved Suikoden franchise are attempting to crowdfund a spiritual successor. Today, a new team called Rabbit & Bear Studios announced an upcoming K...
03:46 pm - Fri, July 24, 2020
The Verge How to be funny on Zoom
We live our whole lives on Zoom now, and honestly? It’s kind of lousy. Transposing every aspect of work and play to a grid of videoconference windows is a great short-term solution, but ...
03:16 pm - Fri, July 24, 2020
The Verge Vergecast: Big Tech antitrust hearing preview and the Xbox Games Showcase breakdown
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge This week on The Vergecast, The Verge’s Nilay Patel, Dieter Bohn, Makena Kelly, and Casey Newton join a Zoom call to discuss the upcoming big co...
02:33 pm - Fri, July 24, 2020
The Verge Verizon adds broadband customers, but revenue dips amid slower device sales
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Verizon added 173,000 postpaid phone customers and 287,000 postpaid smartphone customers in the second quarter, even as it lost 81,000 consumer Fi...
02:02 pm - Fri, July 24, 2020
The Verge Riot made a stunning anime short to reveal the newest League of Legends champion
Yone is heading into battle Continue reading… ...
01:57 pm - Fri, July 24, 2020
The Verge Highly likely tech CEO hearing will be postponed
Photo by Aurora Samperio/NurPhoto via Getty Images Monday’s congressional hearing with the chief executives of Facebook, Google, Amazon, and Apple will “likely” be postponed as the...
01:44 pm - Fri, July 24, 2020
The Verge Samsung app confirms new earbuds will be called Galaxy Buds Live and feature noise cancellation
Image: h0x0d (Twitter) We’ve seen plenty of pictures of Samsung’s new bean-shaped earbuds, but an early update to Samsung’s Galaxy Buds companion app has confirmed nearly all the d...
01:21 pm - Fri, July 24, 2020
The Verge Xbox Game Pass is Microsofts true next-gen Xbox
Microsoft is gearing up for a different Xbox future Continue reading… ...
01:01 pm - Fri, July 24, 2020
The Verge OnePlus Buds review: cheap AirPods for OnePlus phones
If the rigid design fits your ears, the OnePlus Buds are a good value Continue reading… ...
01:00 pm - Fri, July 24, 2020
The Verge Black K-pop fans continue to face racism online
Photo by Ollie Millington/Redferns K-pop fandoms supported Black Lives Matter but don’t always support Black fans Continue reading… ...
01:00 pm - Fri, July 24, 2020
The Verge Lenovos Legion 5i is a gaming laptop of few compromises and few perks
It’s faster than the IdeaPad Gaming 3, and as a result, it’s not as budget friendly Continue reading… ...
12:50 pm - Fri, July 24, 2020
The Verge Google reportedly keeps tabs on usage of rival Android apps to develop competitors
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge An internal program at Google known as “Android Lockbox” can give the company’s employees access to information about how Android users inte...
10:13 am - Fri, July 24, 2020
The Verge LG Display is doubling down on OLED TVs
A huge wall of OLED displays from LG’s booth at CES 2018. | Image: LG Electronics USA LG Display has started mass-production at its second OLED panel production plant, the company anno...
10:10 am - Fri, July 24, 2020
The Verge Microsofts Surface Duo looks like its ready to launch
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Microsoft has spent the past few weeks teasing the Surface Duo on Twitter, and it now looks like the dual-screen device is ready to launch. Mi...
10:00 am - Fri, July 24, 2020
The Verge The antitrust tech antitrust hearing is shaping up to be one for the ages
This newsletter was sent out on Thursday afternoon before it was reported that the hearing would likely be delayed so lawmakers can attend Rep. John Lewis’s funeral. The hearing is now e...
10:00 am - Fri, July 24, 2020
The Verge The tech antitrust hearing is shaping up to be one for the ages
This newsletter was sent out on Thursday afternoon before it was reported that the hearing would likely be delayed so lawmakers can attend Rep. John Lewis’s funeral. The hearing is now e...
09:43 am - Fri, July 24, 2020
The Verge Garmin hit by massive outage after possible ransomware attack
Garmin Fenix smartwatch and Garmin Connect app. | Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge Garmin fitness devices have been left disconnected for nearly a day after the company suffered a major...
08:30 am - Fri, July 24, 2020
The Verge Top Gun and A Quiet Place sequels delayed again
Image: Paramount Pictures A Quiet Place Part 2 and Top Gun: Maverick are both delayed once more, as Paramount attempts to preserve their cinematic releases despite the ongoing COVID-19 p...
01:03 am - Fri, July 24, 2020
The Verge T-Mobile will reportedly dump some phones from its network and even sooner than AT&T
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Remember when AT&T told customers their phones would stop working and encouraged them to buy new ones during a pandemic? T-Mobile is reportedl...
12:45 am - Fri, July 24, 2020
The Verge StarCraft II turns 10 this year, and Blizzard is celebrating with an anniversary update for the game
Image: Blizzard StarCraft II has been out for almost a decade now. To commemorate the game’s tenth anniversary, Blizzard is publicly testing an anniversary update, introducing new camp...
11:00 pm - Thu, July 23, 2020
The Verge One week later, it looks like Microsoft is already breaking a big promise with Xbox Series X
Did Microsoft convince you that you wouldn’t need to next-gen hardware to play Xbox Series X games? Think again: fully half of the next-gen games that Microsoft showcased at its Xbox Ser...
10:07 pm - Thu, July 23, 2020
The Verge Intels next-gen 7nm chips are delayed until at least 2022
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Intel finally got its 10nm chips on the market after years of delays, but now the company has announced that it’s encountered issues with its up...
09:52 pm - Thu, July 23, 2020
The Verge New Mutants is still inexplicably scheduled for a theatrical release, but heres the films opening scene
The New Mutants is apparently still on track to hit theaters on August 28th, even as Tenet and Mulan face indefinite delays. Details on the film’s theatrical plans come from The New Muta...
09:47 pm - Thu, July 23, 2020
The Verge Feds ban drones over Portland government buildings
The Department of Homeland Security says US authorities have banned drones from flying near federal buildings in Portland because they believe drones are surveilling federal officers at pr...
09:27 pm - Thu, July 23, 2020
The Verge Even Android 11 is cake
Illustration by William Joel / The Verge In 2020, everything is cake — including Android 11. Android VP of engineering Dave Burke revealed the internal codename “Red Velvet Cake” i...
09:04 pm - Thu, July 23, 2020
The Verge Disney delays Mulan indefinitely, following Christopher Nolans Tenet
Image: Disney In a widely anticipated move, Disney has once again delayed its live-action adaptation of Mulan, this time indefinitely. “Over the last few months, it’s become clear t...
08:46 pm - Thu, July 23, 2020
The Verge Quibi will finally let you screenshot, but its a little bit complicated
Tom Conrad/Twitter One of the biggest complaints Quibi received upon its initial launch was subscribers being unable to screenshot what they were watching and share it with the world. Fo...
08:23 pm - Thu, July 23, 2020
The Verge Google Messages now lets you reply with emoji reactions
Illustration: Alex Castro / The Verge Google is adding a number of new features to its Messages app for Android, including the ability to reply to messages with emoji reactions, somethin...
08:07 pm - Thu, July 23, 2020
The Verge Tenet will absolutely not be a streaming-first title, AT&T CEO says
As film studio executives struggle to determine what movies should be held for a theatrical release and what titles can become streaming exclusives, AT&T CEO John Stankey reaffirmed th...
06:55 pm - Thu, July 23, 2020
The Verge One week later, it looks like Microsoft already broke a big promise with Xbox Series X
Did Microsoft convince you that you wouldn’t need to upgrade to next-gen hardware to play Xbox Series X games? Think again: many of the games that Microsoft showcased at its Xbox Series ...
06:30 pm - Thu, July 23, 2020
The Verge Former Facebook engineer says that the company has enshrined failure in its policies
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge A Facebook engineer said in a farewell video that the company was “failing” to mitigate harm and has “enshrined that failure in our policies...
06:27 pm - Thu, July 23, 2020
The Verge Jibo, the social robot that was supposed to die, is getting a second life
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge NTT Disruption is keeping Jibo alive Continue reading… ...
05:55 pm - Thu, July 23, 2020
The Verge Tesla sues Rivian over disturbing pattern of alleged trade secret theft
Image: Rivian Tesla says it has discovered a “disturbing pattern” of former employees who took confidential information and trade secrets on their way to new jobs at EV startup Rivia...
05:50 pm - Thu, July 23, 2020
The Verge Watch the 18 biggest trailers from the Xbox Series X Games Showcase
Image: Microsoft Microsoft showed off a lot of games coming to the Xbox Series X, including exclusives and brand-new titles, at its July showcase event. We now have a much better idea of...
05:27 pm - Thu, July 23, 2020
The Verge Russia just tested satellite-destroying tech inspace, USSpaceCommand claims
Image: The Verge/Alex Castro The Department of Defense believes that Russia may have tested out a new technology in space that could be used to destroy other satellites already in orbit....
05:05 pm - Thu, July 23, 2020
The Verge Control developer Remedy explores military shooters with CrossfireX on Xbox One
Around five years ago, Remedy Entertainment — the Finnish developer best-known for supernatural thrillers like Alan Wake and Control — decided it wanted to become the kind of studio th...
04:59 pm - Thu, July 23, 2020
The Verge Fable is heading to Xbox Series X and PC
A new Fable game is heading to the Xbox Series X and Windows 10. Playground Games is developing the upcoming title, which will be a “new beginning” for the longtime franchise. Microso...
04:54 pm - Thu, July 23, 2020
The Verge Forza Horizon 4, Gears 5, Ori, Sea of Thieves, and Gears Tactics are getting Xbox Series X upgrades
Microsoft isn’t just announcing new games for the upcoming Xbox Series X; the company also announced that several recent Xbox One games will be getting upgraded for the next-gen console ...
04:45 pm - Thu, July 23, 2020
The Verge Tetris Effect: Connected is an Xbox-exclusive multiplayer expansion
Image: Enhance Games The excellent Tetris Effect, a mesmerizing audio-visual spin on the classic puzzle game, is getting a full multiplayer expansion this fall called Tetris Effect: Conn...
04:40 pm - Thu, July 23, 2020
The Verge Watch the trailer for Avowed, a new fantasy RPG from Outer Worlds studio Obsidian
Fallout: New Vegas and The Outer Worlds studio Obsidian Entertainment has announced a new fantasy roleplaying game called Avowed for Xbox Series X, Xbox One, and PC. Avowed takes place in ...
04:38 pm - Thu, July 23, 2020
The Verge Destiny 2 is coming to Xbox Game Pass in September, will include Beyond Light DLC
Microsoft and Bungie are partnering to bring Destiny 2 to Xbox Game Pass. The original Halo developer will launch Destiny 2 at no additional cost to Xbox Game Pass subscribers in September...
04:37 pm - Thu, July 23, 2020
The Verge Xbox Games Showcase: all the news from Microsofts July 2020 event
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge More Xbox Series X games are on the way Continue reading… ...
04:09 pm - Thu, July 23, 2020
The Verge Halo Infinite: watch 8 minutes of gameplay on Xbox Series X
Microsoft is finally giving us a better look at Halo Infinite today. After promising and teasing Halo Infinite gameplay for the past few weeks, the game certainly looks like an ambitious b...
04:00 pm - Thu, July 23, 2020
The Verge TikTok is launching a $200 million fund to pay creators for their videos
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge As TikTok continues to grow in popularity and its personalities become mainstream celebrities in their own right, the company is trying to keep ta...
03:51 pm - Thu, July 23, 2020
The Verge Paris snubs Bird in highly competitive electric scooter competition
Photo by Mehdi Taamallah/NurPhoto via Getty Images Paris has chosen its electric scooter operators. The city, which has quickly become a haven for biking, walking, and scootering thanks ...
03:17 pm - Thu, July 23, 2020
The Verge Dragon Quest XI is finally coming to Xbox One
Ever since its debut in 2018, Dragon Quest XI has slowly been spreading to other platforms. It’s playable on the PC, PS4, and Switch — and now it’s finally coming to the Xbox One. Du...
02:28 pm - Thu, July 23, 2020
The Verge Trump reportedly clashes with AT&T, Verizon, and T-Mobile over spam texts
Photo by Chip Somodevilla / Getty Images President Donald Trump’s reelection campaign is reportedly fighting cellphone carriers over the right to send Americans unsolicited texts. Acco...
02:28 pm - Thu, July 23, 2020
The Verge AT&T says its 5G network is now available nationwide
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge AT&T said on Thursday that its 5G network is now available nationwide. The company says its 5G is now available to more than 205 million consu...
02:16 pm - Thu, July 23, 2020
The Verge Samsungs Galaxy S10E with 256GB of storage is $499 at Amazon
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Amazon’s deal of the day is on the 256GB version of the Samsung Galaxy S10E in black. It’s currently down to $499 — its most affordable ...
01:47 pm - Thu, July 23, 2020
The Verge Bill and Ted Face the Music gets a new trailer and September 1st on-demand release
Bill and Ted Face the Music has a new trailer, a new release date, and a new release strategy: the long-awaited third film in the franchise will now be released both in theaters and on-dem...
01:37 pm - Thu, July 23, 2020
The Verge The big winner in Slacks Microsoft fight could be Google
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Slack is about to face even greater competition Continue reading… ...
01:30 pm - Thu, July 23, 2020
The Verge Cornings new Gorilla Glass Victus could let your phone survive a six-foot drop, plus scratch resistance
Photo by Corning Your next Samsung Galaxy or iPhone may soon include the toughest gadget glass Corning has ever created. Today, the company’s announcing Gorilla Glass Victus — a glas...
01:23 pm - Thu, July 23, 2020
The Verge HBO Max has more than 4 million subscribers, AT&T says
Getty Images for WarnerMedia HBO Max has signed up more just over four million customers since it launched in May, AT&T announced today. The company did not immediately disclose the...
01:00 pm - Thu, July 23, 2020
The Verge Pandora wants you to talk to its ads
Pandora Pandora wants you to talk to its ads. The company is expanding on its voice control features today with a beta launch of voice-activated ads, after initially testing the feature ...
12:30 pm - Thu, July 23, 2020
The Verge Good Sudoku on the iPhone teaches you the beauty of sudoku
Zach Gage was never really interested in sudoku. But that changed when he started watching the Cracking the Cryptic channel on YouTube, where seasoned pros tackle seemingly impossible puzz...
11:57 am - Thu, July 23, 2020
The Verge Twitter says advertisers stopped spending money in reaction to protests
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Twitter’s advertising revenue was hit hard by the pandemic, and the company says that the “US civil unrest” in May and June also made matter...
11:20 am - Thu, July 23, 2020
The Verge US Army pauses video game streams after accusations of violating free speech
The US Army, Navy, and Air Force all field their own esports teams. | Image: U.S. Army Esports / Facebook The US Army has paused streaming video games on Twitch as an outreach and ...
11:00 am - Thu, July 23, 2020
The Verge How to watch the next Xbox Series X game showcase
Microsoft is hosting its second virtual event focused on games coming to the Xbox Series X console this week. Unlike the last one that focused on third-party titles that will be available ...
10:31 am - Thu, July 23, 2020
The Verge Latest iOS 14 beta offers more evidence of a 5.4-inch iPhone
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge iOS 14’s third beta contains more evidence that Apple has an iPhone with a 5.4-inch display on the way, 9to5Mac reports. The reasoning is a...
10:00 am - Thu, July 23, 2020
The Verge Getting rid of QAnon wont be as easy as Twitter might think
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Every tech platform has two policies about what they will allow: the policy that’s written, and the policy that’s enforced. Ideally there woul...
09:26 am - Thu, July 23, 2020
The Verge Instacart users personal data, including order history, is reportedly being sold online
The personal data of hundreds of thousands of Instacart users is being sold on the dark web for around $2 per person, according to a report from BuzzFeed. The publication says information...
08:46 am - Thu, July 23, 2020
The Verge US Space Force explains why its logo isnt a Star Trek ripoff
An official logo and motto for the United States Space Force have been revealed, following the announcement of its official seal back in January, and flag in May. The organization’s mott...
08:00 am - Thu, July 23, 2020
The Verge Facebook is simulating users bad behavior using AI
Illustration by Alex Castro / Th Facebook’s engineers have developed a new method to help them identify and prevent harmful behavior like users spreading spam, scamming others, or buyi...
05:34 am - Thu, July 23, 2020
The Verge China successfully launches interplanetary mission to Mars with rover in tow
Tianwen-1 launching on a Long March 5 rocket from China | Photo by NOEL CELIS/AFP via Getty Images China has successfully launched its first major interplanetary mission to Mars. The lau...
01:06 am - Thu, July 23, 2020
The Verge Watch how the Nintendo Switch runs Crysis Remastered in Digital Foundrys graphical review
Image: Crytek Thirteen years after the game’s original release, the question “But can it run Crysis ” continues to be an in-joke among gamers, referring to whether any new piece of...
12:51 am - Thu, July 23, 2020
The Verge Twitter says hackers accessed the DMs of one elected official in last weeks attack
Illustration by Alex Castro Twitter believes the perpetrators of last week’s unprecedented attack on the company accessed the direct message (DM) inbox of an elected official in the Ne...
12:06 am - Thu, July 23, 2020
The Verge The New York Times is acquiring the podcast studio that created Serial and S-Town
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge The New York Times has acquired the audio production company behind the popular podcast series Serial, which is widely credited with helping popul...
09:46 pm - Wed, July 22, 2020
The Verge Microsofts AI-powered Eye Contact feature is finally coming to the Surface Pro X
Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge Microsoft’s AI-powered “eye contact” feature for the Surface Pro X is finally starting to roll out, months after it was originally announced for t...
09:45 pm - Wed, July 22, 2020
The Verge Remember the chumbox providers? This is how they look now
You know that chumbox of weird garbage that appears at the bottom of most news sites, including this one? You know the one! It’s labeled “Promoted stories” or “Around the web.” I...
09:41 pm - Wed, July 22, 2020
The Verge Tesla will build Cybertruck factory in Austin, Texas
Photo by Sean O’Kane / The Verge Tesla will build its next US factory in Austin, Texas, CEO Elon Musk announced today, wrapping up a months-long search for a location to build the upco...
08:47 pm - Wed, July 22, 2020
The Verge Tesla turns a profit for the fourth quarter in a row a first for the company
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Tesla turned a profit of $104 million in the second quarter of 2020 despite shutting down its electric vehicle factory in Fremont, California, for...
08:30 pm - Wed, July 22, 2020
The Verge Microsoft just had a stellar three months thanks to Azure, Surface, and Xbox
Image by Alex Castro / The Verge Microsoft posted fiscal fourth quarter earnings on Wednesday, beating Wall Street expectations on both sales and profit for the past three months amid th...
07:35 pm - Wed, July 22, 2020
The Verge Leaked specs reveal how Samsungs regular Galaxy Note 20 falls short of the Ultra
Image: Evan Blass (Twitter) Samsung’s August Unpacked event is getting closer, and today, there’s a thorough spec dump for the standard Galaxy Note 20. We’ve already gotten the ful...
06:11 pm - Wed, July 22, 2020
The Verge AT&T tells customers to buy new phones because their old ones will stop working...in 2022
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge If AT&T sent you an email telling you to upgrade your phone — or else — would you write it off as a scam? Well, that’s just what the com...
05:28 pm - Wed, July 22, 2020
The Verge Ubisoft says it wont charge more for PS5 and Xbox Series X games this fall
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Ubisoft has publicly committed to keeping prices for new games released on next-gen consoles this fall at $60, the company said in an earnings cal...
04:00 pm - Wed, July 22, 2020
The Verge Alexa will soon be able to launch Android and iOS apps using voice commands
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Amazon is working on a new feature for its Alexa voice assistant that will let the software launch Android and iOS apps using voice commands, a fi...
03:30 pm - Wed, July 22, 2020
The Verge Asus new ROG Phone 3 seems like a 5G-ready gaming powerhouse
Asus Asus’ new ROG Phone 3 aims to be the pinnacle of smartphones if you’re serious about gaming and having the fastest specs. The device features a 6.59-inch OLED HDR color-calibrat...
03:00 pm - Wed, July 22, 2020
The Verge Yakuza: Like a Dragon lands in November starring George Takei
Yakuza: Like a Dragon, which came out as Yakuza 7 in Japan early this year, is getting a Western release in November. While every core game in the series since Yakuza 2 had Japanese voice ...
03:00 pm - Wed, July 22, 2020
The Verge Star Wars: Squadrons is chaotic, exhilarating, and very difficult
Image: EA / Motive Studios Rookie pilots beware Continue reading… ...
02:57 pm - Wed, July 22, 2020
The Verge T-Mobiles new plan has four lines of unlimited data (and SD video) for $100
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge T-Mobile is today announcing the first unified plan it’s offering to all customers of the combined T-Mobile / Sprint mega-carrier. Starting on J...
02:22 pm - Wed, July 22, 2020
The Verge Waymo is designing a self-driving Ram delivery van with FCA
Waymo and Fiat Chrysler Automotive are extending their four-year-old partnership to include commercial vans. On Wednesday, the companies announced a plan to jointly develop an autonomous d...
02:00 pm - Wed, July 22, 2020
The Verge Facebook Messenger can now lock your chats behind Face ID
Facebook now lets you add an extra layer of security when opening Messenger on an iPhone or iPad. The app itself can now be locked upon or shortly after closing, requiring you to use an au...
01:58 pm - Wed, July 22, 2020
The Verge Microsofts Surface Laptop 3 is more affordable than ever
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge The Microsoft Surface Laptop 3 is seeing some big discounts today at Best Buy, Amazon, and the Microsoft Store. Prices start at $800 for the b...
01:25 pm - Wed, July 22, 2020
The Verge Slack files competition complaint against Microsoft in the EU
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Slack says it has filed an anti-competitive complaint against Microsoft with the European Commission. “The complaint details Microsoft’s illeg...
01:00 pm - Wed, July 22, 2020
The Verge Razor launches a new lineup of affordable electric scooters for adults
Images: Razor Razor, the company that helped kick off the scooter craze nearly two decades ago, has just unveiled a new lineup of affordable electric scooters for adults. The California-...
01:00 pm - Wed, July 22, 2020
The Verge The Motorola Edge will be available on July 31st for a limited time $500 price
Image: Motorola Motorola’s unlocked Edge smartphone is now available for preorder ahead of a July 31st release, the company announced today. Additionally, the company announced that fo...
01:00 pm - Wed, July 22, 2020
The Verge Logitech and Herman Miller team up to make the Embody gaming chair
This $1,495 gaming chair is the first collaboration between the companies Continue reading… ...
01:00 pm - Wed, July 22, 2020
The Verge COVID parties are a pandemic urban legend that wont go away
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Amid hosts of reasonable fears about the coronavirus pandemic, there’s also one far more dubious threat: “COVID parties.” As Wired explains ...
01:00 pm - Wed, July 22, 2020
The Verge Samsung announces Galaxy Z Flip 5G for $1,449.99
Samsung has officially announced the 5G version of its Galaxy Z Flip foldable phone. Called the Galaxy Z Flip 5G (naturally enough), the phone is nearly identical to its 4G predecessor. Th...
12:00 pm - Wed, July 22, 2020
The Verge Twitch launches a new sports category as Amazon pushes for sports dominance
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Twitch has gradually become a key place to watch live sports and content over the past year, and Amazon is now acknowledging its push for sports d...
11:44 am - Wed, July 22, 2020
The Verge Google will use authenticated logos to reduce Gmailphishing
Here, CNN’s logo is shown so you know it’s coming from the news organization. | Image: Google Google will trial a new security feature in Gmail that shows a brand’s logo as an avat...
11:30 am - Wed, July 22, 2020
The Verge Lenovos Legion gaming phone has a pop-up selfie cam on its side
I mean, look at this. It’s genius. | Image: Lenovo Lenovo has announced its first gaming phone, the Legion Phone Duel, and I’ve got to address its most interesting feature up front: ...
11:00 am - Wed, July 22, 2020
The Verge Sonys wearable air conditioner is pretty cool
I’ve lived in Japan for nearly twelve years, and I’m still not used to the awful summers. Between the high temperatures and suffocating humidity, stepping outside in July and August fe...
10:00 am - Wed, July 22, 2020
The Verge Why no one knows which stories are the most popular on Facebook
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales What news should people see when they come to Facebook? In the old days, your answer might have been “whatever they want to see,” or even “who car...
09:13 am - Wed, July 22, 2020
The Verge iPhones to get periscope telephoto cameras in 2022, says Kuo
Huawei’s P40 Pro and its 5x periscope camera. | Photo by Sam Byford / The Verge Apple is planning to introduce periscope telephoto cameras into the iPhone lineup in 2022, according to ...
08:33 am - Wed, July 22, 2020
The Verge Samsung promises new mobile and TV products at virtual September event
Image: Samsung Samsung is hosting an “immersive virtual experience” on September 2nd, following its decision not to exhibit at Europe’s major IFA tech show this year. The 45-minute...
12:49 am - Wed, July 22, 2020
The Verge Samsungs Galaxy Note 20 Ultra may try to be the Xbox Phone
Image: WinFuture Samsung’s Note 20 Ultra, which is expected to launch on August 5th at the next Samsung Unpacked event, may be highly optimized to stream Xbox games over xCloud, accord...
12:45 am - Wed, July 22, 2020
The Verge Twitter cracks down on QAnon conspiracy group, including a ban on 7,000 accounts
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Twitter just announced an crackdown on QAnon, the far-right wing conspiracy theory movement, by banning 7,000 accounts and taking several specific...
11:16 pm - Tue, July 21, 2020
The Verge Over half of US kids are playing Roblox, and its about to host Fortnite-esque virtual parties too
Image: Roblox Epic Games’ popular free-to-play title Fortnite has shown that people, especially kids, are willing to flock to attractive virtual spaces to hold meetups and parties as w...
11:07 pm - Tue, July 21, 2020
The Verge Facebook will study whether its algorithms are racially biased
Illustration by James Bareham / The Verge Facebook is forming new internal teams dedicated to studying its main social network and Instagram for racial bias, in particular for whether it...
09:34 pm - Tue, July 21, 2020
The Verge Snap is conducting an investigation after reports of discrimination
Photo Illustration by Mateusz Slodkowski/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images Snap has launched an investigation into accusations of racism and sexism within the company, anonymous s...
08:55 pm - Tue, July 21, 2020
The Verge Snap grows its daily user base and keeps advertiser money coming in, even during the pandemic
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge The pandemic hasn’t been too terrible for Snap. The company behind Snapchat announced its second quarter earnings today, detailing how its busin...
06:37 pm - Tue, July 21, 2020
The Verge Xboxs Summer Game Fest event has 70 demos of new games you can try now
Photo by Tyler Pina / The Verge More than 70 demos of unreleased Xbox One games are now available to play as part of Microsoft’s Summer Game Fest Demo Event. You’ll be able to check ...
06:00 pm - Tue, July 21, 2020
The Verge Three of TikToks biggest stars just signed off-platform deals
Photo: Morphe Three of TikTok’s biggest stars announced deals outside of TikTok yesterday, giving the creators another way to make money off their immense popularity on the shortform v...
05:56 pm - Tue, July 21, 2020
The Verge US claims two Chinese hackers targeted defense companies, dissidents, and coronavirus research
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge The US Justice Department has charged two alleged Chinese hackers with stealing trade secrets and other valuable data from companies worldwide, in...
05:18 pm - Tue, July 21, 2020
The Verge Rocket League is going free-to-play
Rocket League is changing in a big way. Today, developer Psyonix announced that, later this summer, the multiplayer cars-meets-soccer game will be going free-to-play. Additionally, the gam...
05:17 pm - Tue, July 21, 2020
The Verge SoundClouds co-founders are launching an e-bike subscription service in Berlin
Dance is a new electric bike subscription service launched by the co-founders of SoundCloud. The invite-only program, which includes delivery, maintenance, and theft protection, launches t...
05:03 pm - Tue, July 21, 2020
The Verge Avatar sequel The Legend of Korra will be available to stream on Netflix in August
Following the success of Avatar: The Last Airbender’s return to Netflix earlier this year, Nickelodeon’s spinoff The Legend of Korra is also heading to the streaming service on August ...
04:51 pm - Tue, July 21, 2020
The Verge The future of voting probably still requires a paper backup
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge The week on our Vergecast interview series, cybersecurity journalist Kim Zetter talks with The Verge’s Nilay Patel and Russell Brandom about the...
04:45 pm - Tue, July 21, 2020
The Verge Ubisofts toxic culture problems allegedly span more than a decade of abuse
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Ubisoft is again under fire for allegations of sexual harassment, misconduct, and endemic problems of sexism and racism across the company. In a r...
04:40 pm - Tue, July 21, 2020
The Verge 1Mores latest true wireless earbuds add some color and drop the price
Image: 1More 1More’s ColorBuds True Wireless Headphones are a new pair of earbuds that focus on design and affordability over top-of-the-line specs. At just $99, they’re half the pri...
04:28 pm - Tue, July 21, 2020
The Verge Peter Thiel is spending $850,000 to bring Muslim registry architect to the Senate
Photo illustration by William Joel / The Verge | Photography by Mark Reinstein/Corbis via Getty Images, John Lamparski/Getty Images Backed by Thiel, the Free Forever PAC has bought a...
04:04 pm - Tue, July 21, 2020
The Verge LGs stylish midrange Velvet phone launches in the US on July 22nd
LG’s Velvet will be available in the US starting tomorrow, July 22nd, following its launch in South Korea and several European countries. The midrange phone will debut online at AT&T...
03:29 pm - Tue, July 21, 2020
The Verge New COVID testing strategy could speed up backlogged labs
A COVID-19 test administered in Montana. | Photo by William Campbell / Getty Images Samples scraped from the back of patients’ noses and throats can now be bundled together and tested ...
03:21 pm - Tue, July 21, 2020
The Verge Spotify now supports video podcasts
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Spotify now supports video podcasts, starting with a handful of shows that can be viewed by most free and premium users. The company announced the...
03:00 pm - Tue, July 21, 2020
The Verge League of Legends esports is getting a big rebrand in an attempt to become more global
There are 12 different professional League of Legends leagues spread across the world, which can make it hard for even the most diehard fans to keep track of everything. Developer Riot Gam...
03:00 pm - Tue, July 21, 2020
The Verge Microsoft Teams opens its doors to third-party apps during meetings
Microsoft is allowing third-party app developers to integrate into the Microsoft Teams meeting experience for the first time. The new developer-focused features will let apps integrate int...
03:00 pm - Tue, July 21, 2020
The Verge Microsoft teases its future Office UI
Microsoft Microsoft is teasing the future of its Office UI and design today, and it involves some big changes to the traditional ribbon interface. The software giant has been gradually i...
02:25 pm - Tue, July 21, 2020
The Verge The OnePlus Buds are $79 true wireless headphones with 30 hours of battery life
Image: OnePlus OnePlus has officially announced the OnePlus Buds, its first pair of true wireless earbuds, alongside its midrange OnePlus Nord. If you’ve been following the company’s...
02:24 pm - Tue, July 21, 2020
The Verge OnePlus midrange Nord announced with 90Hz display, dual selfie cameras, and 5G
The OnePlus Nord shares a lot of the DNA of the OnePlus 8. OnePlus has officially announced the Nord, its first serious attempt at a midrange handset since 2015’s ill-fated OnePlus X. ...
02:23 pm - Tue, July 21, 2020
The Verge OnePlus Buds review: cheap AirPods for OnePlus phones
If the rigid design fits your ears, the OnePlus Buds are a good value Continue reading… ...
02:14 pm - Tue, July 21, 2020
The Verge Apple aims to become carbon neutral by 2030
The Montague wind farm in Oregon is one of Apple’s largest projects at 200 megawatts and powers Apple’s Prineville data center. | Image: Apple Apple plans to eliminate its contributi...
02:07 pm - Tue, July 21, 2020
The Verge Instagram tests letting people run their own personal fundraisers
Image: Instagram Instagram will soon allow people in the US, UK, and Ireland to raise money for their own personal causes. The company is launching the feature today as an initial test o...
02:00 pm - Tue, July 21, 2020
The Verge I mapped my entire apartments Wi-Fi signal
When John, my Verizon Fios technician, set up my new fiber-optic connection, he spoke of a high-speed utopia: no drop-outs, no lag, no worries. Yet after weeks of quarantine-induced depend...
02:00 pm - Tue, July 21, 2020
The Verge Netflix is now available on Googles Nest Hub and Nest Hub Max
Image: Google Google’s Nest Hub and Nest Hub Max smart displays have beaten Amazon in being the first to get official support for streaming Netflix content. Starting today, you can lin...
01:58 pm - Tue, July 21, 2020
The Verge Acers new Chromebook Spin is already $100 off at Best Buy
Image: Acer Acer announced the Chromebook Spin 713 last month, and it’s already $100 off at Best Buy. Its normal price is set at $629, though it’s now $529. There are a few reasons y...
01:00 pm - Tue, July 21, 2020
The Verge If you really want a smaller phone, try the tiny Jelly 2
Have you been lamenting that the new iPhone SE is just too darn big? Unihertz might have the solution. The Jelly 2, launching today on Kickstarter, is a truly tiny phone — the world’s ...
01:00 pm - Tue, July 21, 2020
The Verge AMDs first 7nm Ryzen 4000 desktop chips bring the fight to Intel
AMD is beginning to bring its latest 7nm Ryzen 4000 chips based on its Zen 2 architecture to desktops today, following a successful rollout of the laptop version of those processors earlie...
12:41 pm - Tue, July 21, 2020
The Verge This $30 remote is for anyone who loves their Apple TV but hates its Siri Remote
Image: Function If you’re someone who hates the minimalist approach Apple has taken to its latest Siri TV remote, then this $30 replacement might be worth a look. The “Button Remote ...
12:00 pm - Tue, July 21, 2020
The Verge Voicemod arrives on iPhone to change your voice to Darth Vader, T-Pain, and more
Voicemod Clips | Photo by Tom Warren / The Verge Popular voice changing app Voicemod is making its way to the iPhone today. Voicemod Clips is a new mobile app that will allow iPhone owne...
10:33 am - Tue, July 21, 2020
The Verge Amazon expands its robot delivery trials to more states
Amazon Scout delivery robots will now be operating in Atlanta, Georgia and Franklin, Tennessee. | Image: Amazon Amazon unveiled its six-wheel delivery robot, Scout, in January 2019, but ...
10:25 am - Tue, July 21, 2020
The Verge LG launches repair program for overheating OLED TVs in South Korea
LG’s wallpaper-style OLEDs are among the models affected. | Photo by James Bareham / The Verge LG has launched a repair program for some of its OLED TVs sold in South Korea since 2016,...
10:00 am - Tue, July 21, 2020
The Verge Ford made a ludicrous 1,400-horsepower electric Mustang Mach-E
Images: Ford Performance About a year ago, before the Mustang Mach-E broke cover, Ford’s motorsports division quietly started work on something outrageous: a one-off version of the ele...
10:00 am - Tue, July 21, 2020
The Verge Antitrust investigations arent the biggest threat to Facebooks future
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge I. A week from now, Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg will be among the CEOs appearing before the House of Representatives’ antitrust committee. Toda...
09:43 am - Tue, July 21, 2020
The Verge TikTok clone Zynn returns, replacing cash rewards with useless Zynncheers points
Zynn zoomed to the top of app charts in May by paying users to sign up and refer friends. Controversial Chinese video app Zynn has returned to iOS and Android after being booted from bo...
08:27 am - Tue, July 21, 2020
The Verge Amazon confirms Prime Day delay in the US
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Amazon Prime Day has been delayed in the US, the company announced today. The annual shopping event, which promises discounts for Amazon Prime mem...
04:37 am - Tue, July 21, 2020
The Verge The Nikon Z5 is an entry-level full-frame mirrorless camera for $1,399
Last year Nikon released its first full-frame mirrorless cameras, the Z7 and Z6, and now the range is expanding to a lower price with the announcement of the Z5. Unlike the Z50, which used...
11:34 pm - Mon, July 20, 2020
The Verge Wyze will try pay-what-you-want model for its AI-powered person detection
Image: Wyze Smart home company Wyze is experimenting with a rather unconventional method for providing customers with artificial intelligence-powered person detection for its smart secur...
11:34 pm - Mon, July 20, 2020
The Verge Wyze will try pay-what-you-want model for its AI-powered person detection
Image: Wyze Smart home company Wyze is experimenting with a rather unconventional method for providing customers with artificial intelligence-powered person detection for its smart secur...
11:34 pm - Mon, July 20, 2020
The Verge Wyze will try pay-what-you-want model for its AI-powered person detection
Image: Wyze Smart home company Wyze is experimenting with a rather unconventional method for providing customers with artificial intelligence-powered person detection for its smart secur...
11:34 pm - Mon, July 20, 2020
The Verge Wyze will try pay-what-you-want model for its AI-powered person detection
Image: Wyze Smart home company Wyze is experimenting with a rather unconventional method for providing customers with artificial intelligence-powered person detection for its smart secur...
11:16 pm - Mon, July 20, 2020
The Verge Facebook suspends anti-mask group for spreading COVID-19 misinformation
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Facebook has removed one of the largest anti-mask groups on its platform for violating its policies against spreading misinformation about COVID-1...
11:16 pm - Mon, July 20, 2020
The Verge Facebook suspends anti-mask group for spreading COVID-19 misinformation
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Facebook has removed one of the largest anti-mask groups on its platform for violating its policies against spreading misinformation about COVID-1...
11:16 pm - Mon, July 20, 2020
The Verge Facebook suspends anti-mask group for spreading COVID-19 misinformation
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Facebook has removed one of the largest anti-mask groups on its platform for violating its policies against spreading misinformation about COVID-1...
11:16 pm - Mon, July 20, 2020
The Verge Facebook suspends anti-mask group for spreading COVID-19 misinformation
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Facebook has removed one of the largest anti-mask groups on its platform for violating its policies against spreading misinformation about COVID-1...
09:56 pm - Mon, July 20, 2020
The Verge Whistleblower Reality Winner has tested positive for COVID-19 in prison
Photo by Sean Rayford / Getty Images Former intelligence contractor and whistleblower Reality Winner has reportedly tested positive for COVID-19. Winner’s sister, Brittany Winner, twee...
09:56 pm - Mon, July 20, 2020
The Verge Whistleblower Reality Winner has tested positive for COVID-19 in prison
Photo by Sean Rayford / Getty Images Former intelligence contractor and whistleblower Reality Winner has reportedly tested positive for COVID-19. Winner’s sister, Brittany Winner, twee...
09:56 pm - Mon, July 20, 2020
The Verge Whistleblower Reality Winner has tested positive for COVID-19 in prison
Photo by Sean Rayford / Getty Images Former intelligence contractor and whistleblower Reality Winner has reportedly tested positive for COVID-19. Winner’s sister, Brittany Winner, twee...
09:56 pm - Mon, July 20, 2020
The Verge Whistleblower Reality Winner has tested positive for COVID-19 in prison
Photo by Sean Rayford / Getty Images Former intelligence contractor and whistleblower Reality Winner has reportedly tested positive for COVID-19. Winner’s sister, Brittany Winner, twee...
08:53 pm - Mon, July 20, 2020
The Verge Wemos new WiFi Smart Plug is smaller, cheaper, and available now
Wemo’s new miniaturized WiFi Smart Plug — which the company announced at CES earlier this year — is now available to actually buy. The new Wemo WiFi Smart Plug is functionally the s...
08:53 pm - Mon, July 20, 2020
The Verge Wemos new WiFi Smart Plug is smaller, cheaper, and available now
Wemo’s new miniaturized WiFi Smart Plug — which the company announced at CES earlier this year — is now available to actually buy. The new Wemo WiFi Smart Plug is functionally the s...
08:53 pm - Mon, July 20, 2020
The Verge Wemos new WiFi Smart Plug is smaller, cheaper, and available now
Wemo’s new miniaturized WiFi Smart Plug — which the company announced at CES earlier this year — is now available to actually buy. The new Wemo WiFi Smart Plug is functionally the s...
08:53 pm - Mon, July 20, 2020
The Verge Wemos new WiFi Smart Plug is smaller, cheaper, and available now
Wemo’s new miniaturized WiFi Smart Plug — which the company announced at CES earlier this year — is now available to actually buy. The new Wemo WiFi Smart Plug is functionally the s...
08:46 pm - Mon, July 20, 2020
The Verge HBO Max and Peacock are losing some of their biggest titles just after launching
When HBO Max launched, one of WarnerMedia’s big selling points was having the entire Harry Potter collection available to stream. Three months later, that’s no longer the case. An ema...
08:46 pm - Mon, July 20, 2020
The Verge HBO Max and Peacock are losing some of their biggest titles just after launching
When HBO Max launched, one of WarnerMedia’s big selling points was having the entire Harry Potter collection available to stream. Three months later, that’s no longer the case. An ema...
08:46 pm - Mon, July 20, 2020
The Verge HBO Max and Peacock are losing some of their biggest titles just after launching
When HBO Max launched, one of WarnerMedia’s big selling points was having the entire Harry Potter collection available to stream. Three months later, that’s no longer the case. An ema...
08:46 pm - Mon, July 20, 2020
The Verge HBO Max and Peacock are losing some of their biggest titles just after launching
When HBO Max launched, one of WarnerMedia’s big selling points was having the entire Harry Potter collection available to stream. Three months later, that’s no longer the case. An ema...
07:50 pm - Mon, July 20, 2020
The Verge The best laptop you can buy
From ultraportables to high-powered editing machines, here are the best laptops to get right now Continue reading… ...
07:50 pm - Mon, July 20, 2020
The Verge The best laptop you can buy
From ultraportables to high-powered editing machines, here are the best laptops to get right now Continue reading… ...
07:50 pm - Mon, July 20, 2020
The Verge The best laptop you can buy
From ultraportables to high-powered editing machines, here are the best laptops to get right now Continue reading… ...
07:50 pm - Mon, July 20, 2020
The Verge The best laptop you can buy
From ultraportables to high-powered editing machines, here are the best laptops to get right now Continue reading… ...
06:42 pm - Mon, July 20, 2020
The Verge The brain behind the Google Pixel camera is building a universal camera app for Adobe
Image: Google Marc Levoy, the researcher who used software to turn Google’s Pixel camera into a powerhouse, has joined Adobe to build a universal camera app, Adobe announced today. Lev...
06:42 pm - Mon, July 20, 2020
The Verge The brain behind the Google Pixel camera is building a universal camera app for Adobe
Image: Google Marc Levoy, the researcher who used software to turn Google’s Pixel camera into a powerhouse, has joined Adobe to build a universal camera app, Adobe announced today. Lev...
06:42 pm - Mon, July 20, 2020
The Verge The brain behind the Google Pixel camera is building a universal camera app for Adobe
Image: Google Marc Levoy, the researcher who used software to turn Google’s Pixel camera into a powerhouse, has joined Adobe to build a universal camera app, Adobe announced today. Lev...
06:42 pm - Mon, July 20, 2020
The Verge The brain behind the Google Pixel camera is building a universal camera app for Adobe
Image: Google Marc Levoy, the researcher who used software to turn Google’s Pixel camera into a powerhouse, has joined Adobe to build a universal camera app, Adobe announced today. Lev...
06:14 pm - Mon, July 20, 2020
The Verge Mark Zuckerberg says theres no deal of any kind with Donald Trump
Photo by Tobias Hase / Picture Alliance via Getty Images Has Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg cut a secret deal with President Donald Trump, turning a blind eye to his lies and incendiary po...
06:14 pm - Mon, July 20, 2020
The Verge Mark Zuckerberg says theres no deal of any kind with Donald Trump
Photo by Tobias Hase / Picture Alliance via Getty Images Has Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg cut a secret deal with President Donald Trump, turning a blind eye to his lies and incendiary po...
06:14 pm - Mon, July 20, 2020
The Verge Mark Zuckerberg says theres no deal of any kind with Donald Trump
Photo by Tobias Hase / Picture Alliance via Getty Images Has Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg cut a secret deal with President Donald Trump, turning a blind eye to his lies and incendiary po...
06:14 pm - Mon, July 20, 2020
The Verge Mark Zuckerberg says theres no deal of any kind with Donald Trump
Photo by Tobias Hase / Picture Alliance via Getty Images Has Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg cut a secret deal with President Donald Trump, turning a blind eye to his lies and incendiary po...
06:08 pm - Mon, July 20, 2020
The Verge Coinbase says it halted more than $280,000 in bitcoin transactions during Twitter hack
Illustration by Alex Castro The cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase said that it stopped around 1,100 customers from sending bitcoin to hackers who gained access to high-profile Twitter acc...
06:08 pm - Mon, July 20, 2020
The Verge Coinbase says it halted more than $280,000 in bitcoin transactions during Twitter hack
Illustration by Alex Castro The cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase said that it stopped around 1,100 customers from sending bitcoin to hackers who gained access to high-profile Twitter acc...
06:08 pm - Mon, July 20, 2020
The Verge Coinbase says it halted more than $280,000 in bitcoin transactions during Twitter hack
Illustration by Alex Castro The cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase said that it stopped around 1,100 customers from sending bitcoin to hackers who gained access to high-profile Twitter acc...
06:08 pm - Mon, July 20, 2020
The Verge Coinbase says it halted more than $280,000 in bitcoin transactions during Twitter hack
Illustration by Alex Castro The cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase said that it stopped around 1,100 customers from sending bitcoin to hackers who gained access to high-profile Twitter acc...
06:06 pm - Mon, July 20, 2020
The Verge Aurora will test its fleet of self-driving cars and semi trucks in Texas
Aurora, the startup founded by former lead engineer for Google’s self-driving project Chris Urmson, is bringing its fleet of test vehicles to Texas. It’s the latest company to shift re...
06:06 pm - Mon, July 20, 2020
The Verge Aurora will test its fleet of self-driving cars and semi trucks in Texas
Aurora, the startup founded by former lead engineer for Google’s self-driving project Chris Urmson, is bringing its fleet of test vehicles to Texas. It’s the latest company to shift re...
06:06 pm - Mon, July 20, 2020
The Verge Aurora will test its fleet of self-driving cars and semi trucks in Texas
Aurora, the startup founded by former lead engineer for Google’s self-driving project Chris Urmson, is bringing its fleet of test vehicles to Texas. It’s the latest company to shift re...
06:06 pm - Mon, July 20, 2020
The Verge Aurora will test its fleet of self-driving cars and semi trucks in Texas
Aurora, the startup founded by former lead engineer for Google’s self-driving project Chris Urmson, is bringing its fleet of test vehicles to Texas. It’s the latest company to shift re...
03:00 pm - Mon, July 20, 2020
The Verge Logic signs to Twitch, exclusively
Photo by Brian Stukes / Getty Images The deal was worth seven figures Continue reading… ...
03:00 pm - Mon, July 20, 2020
The Verge Google Maps now shows cycling routes using docked bike-sharing schemes
The option to see directions via a cycle share scheme appears under regular bike directions. | Image; Google Starting today, Google Maps can show you directions using rented bikes from d...
02:33 pm - Mon, July 20, 2020
The Verge Shin Megami Tensei Vcoming next year for the Nintendo Switch
Shin Megami Tensei V will launch exclusively for the Nintendo Switch in 2021 as a simultaneous global release, Nintendo announced today. The news arrived alongside a teaser for the game, w...
02:03 pm - Mon, July 20, 2020
The Verge Windows 10X might not arrive until 2021
Microsoft’s Windows 10X operating system, originally planned for dual-screen devices, might not appear until 2021. The software giant revealed earlier this year that Windows 10X is being...
02:00 pm - Mon, July 20, 2020
The Verge Samsungs Galaxy Note 9 is cheaper than ever at Amazon
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge The Samsung Galaxy Note 9 will soon be two years old, but it’s still a great phone — especially at the $499 price Amazon is selling it for...
01:37 pm - Mon, July 20, 2020
The Verge Christopher Nolan should release Tenet online
Photo by Tony Barson/FilmMagic It’s been a hard few months for Tenet fans. The $205 million film has been sidelined for weeks, as theaters have been shut down across the country due to...
01:13 pm - Mon, July 20, 2020
The Verge I talked to Amy Lee of Evanescence about inspiring the worlds worst fanfiction
Photo by Joseph Okpako / WireImage The singer of My Immortal (the song) has now read My Immortal (the fanfic) Continue reading… ...
11:53 am - Mon, July 20, 2020
The Verge Blurry Samsung Galaxy Fold 2 leak hints at camera upgrades and gold model
Leaked Samsung Galaxy Fold 2 image | Ice Universe (Twitter) A leaked and extremely blurry photo of what appears to be Samsung’s Galaxy Fold 2 has appeared online. Phone leaker Ice Univ...
11:08 am - Mon, July 20, 2020
The Verge OnePlus sub-$100 true wireless earbuds detailed in new leak
OnePlus Buds in case. | Max Weinbach (Twitter) A new leak has given us the best look yet at the soon to be launched true wireless earbuds from OnePlus. Several images were extracted from...
08:26 am - Mon, July 20, 2020
The Verge Samsung Galaxy Note 20 shown off in most detailed leak yet
Image: Evan Blass Samsung’s Galaxy Note 20, the step-down model from the top-of-the-line Note 20 Ultra, has leaked in a new 360-degree render thanks to tipster Evan Blass. The render s...
04:50 am - Mon, July 20, 2020
The Verge Nintendo announces Direct mini showcase for Monday morning
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Nintendo’s schedule of upcoming Switch games for the rest of the year is almost entirely bare, but that could change very soon; the company ...
11:13 pm - Sun, July 19, 2020
The Verge The United Arab Emirates successfully launches its first spacecraft bound for Mars
A screen broadcasting the launch of the “Hope” Mars probe at the Mohammed Bin Rashid Space Center in Dubai. | Photo by GIUSEPPE CACACE/AFP via Getty Images Today, the United Arab Emi...
07:18 pm - Sun, July 19, 2020
The Verge OnePlus says the Nord will come with Google Messages and Phone pre-installed
Image: OnePlus Ahead of its debut on July 21st OnePlus released an Instagram video indicating its Nord phone will come with Google’s Messages and Phone apps installed instead of its ow...
05:05 pm - Sun, July 19, 2020
The Verge Unspeakable video highlights the role of deaf and hard-of-hearing people in Black Lives Matter
Deaf poet Venita Smith signs the word “power” | Emmai Alaquiva Filmmaker Emmai Alaquiva of Pittsburgh wanted to talk to his 8-year-old daughter about the racial climate in the US, bu...
02:00 pm - Sun, July 19, 2020
The Verge Watch the United Arab Emirates launch its first mission to Mars
The United Arab Emirates is counting down to the launch of its first interplanetary space mission today — one that will send a spacecraft called “Hope” to orbit Mars. The Emirates Ma...
01:43 pm - Sun, July 19, 2020
The Verge Twitter disables video in Trump retweet after Linkin Park files copyright complaint
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Twitter confirmed that it removed a campaign video President Trump had retweeted Saturday over a copyright complaint. The Linkin Park song “In t...
12:25 pm - Sun, July 19, 2020
The Verge This weeks summer gaming events: the Xbox Games Showcase and the Summer Game Fest Developer Showcase
Image: Summer Game Fest Even though E3, Gamescom, and other summer gaming events have become online-only or outright canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic, there has already been a lot o...
10:06 pm - Sat, July 18, 2020
The Verge Disney has reportedly paused its spending on Facebook ads
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Disney has significantly reduced its spending on Facebook and Instagram ads amid concerns about the social media platform’s enforcement of its c...
09:15 pm - Sat, July 18, 2020
The Verge GM is planning a full-size electric pickup truck
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge According to its just-released sustainability report, GM is planning a full-size electric Chevrolet pickup truck with 400 miles of range. The repo...
09:15 pm - Sat, July 18, 2020
The Verge GM is planning a full-size electric pickup truck
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge According to its just-released sustainability report, GM is planning a full-size electric Chevrolet pickup truck with 400 miles of range. The repo...
09:15 pm - Sat, July 18, 2020
The Verge GM is planning a full-size electric pickup truck
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge According to its just-released sustainability report, GM is planning a full-size electric Chevrolet pickup truck with 400 miles of range. The repo...
04:02 pm - Sat, July 18, 2020
The Verge TikTok turned his song into a creepy meme until fans took it back
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge For years, Absofacto’s “Dissolve” has been a fixture on TikTok — specifically the first few seconds of the chorus, a hooky rising vocal li...
02:59 pm - Sat, July 18, 2020
The Verge KFC is working with a Russian 3D bioprinting firm to try to make lab-produced chicken nuggets
Photo by Artur Widak/NurPhoto via Getty Images KFC is trying to create the world’s first laboratory-produced chicken nuggets, part of its “restaurant of the future” concept, the co...
02:00 pm - Sat, July 18, 2020
The Verge The best electric scooters, according to experts
Photo by STR/JIJI PRESS/AFP via Getty Images Rechargeable, lightweight, and convenient electric scooters for people that need a new vehicle Continue reading… ...
01:00 pm - Sat, July 18, 2020
The Verge 8 new trailers to watch this week
Photo: Skip Bolen / Netflix Palm Springs, the new Andy Samberg comedy, likely would have gone to theaters if the world weren’t... you know... right now. But with theaters still closed,...
12:00 pm - Sat, July 18, 2020
The Verge The Verge Guide to Gmail
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Since its launch in 2004, Google’s Gmail email app has grown to be the most popular email service out there. While it’s gone through a lot of ...
04:38 am - Sat, July 18, 2020
The Verge Read Twitters update on the huge hack 8 accounts may have had private messages stolen
Illustration by Alex Castro On Friday evening, Twitter issued its first full blog post about what happened after the biggest security lapse in the company’s history, one that led to at...
01:02 am - Sat, July 18, 2020
The Verge Fortnite honors Renegade creator Jalaiah Harmon with her own in-game emote
Photo by Kena Krutsinger/NBAE via Getty Images Fortnite’s newest in-game emote is a collaborative one. Epic Games this evening announced the launch of “The Renegade,” the viral Tik...
12:28 am - Sat, July 18, 2020
The Verge Go read The New York Times incredible account of how the Twitter attack may have happened
Illustration by Grayson Blackmon / The Verge Reporters are starting to piece together the behind-the-scenes events of the unprecedented Twitter attack on Wednesday almost as fast as the ...
09:30 pm - Fri, July 17, 2020
The Verge EA is quickly working to change Washington NFL team name in Madden NFL 21
Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images Electronic Arts has decided to pull all references to the Washington Redskins name and logo from its upcoming Madden NFL 21 game releasing next month. ...
09:30 pm - Fri, July 17, 2020
The Verge EA is quickly working to change Washington NFL team name in Madden NFL 21
Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images Electronic Arts has decided to pull all references to the Washington Redskins name and logo from its upcoming Madden NFL 21 game releasing next month. ...
09:26 pm - Fri, July 17, 2020
The Verge American Airlines rolls out touchless bag check but is still booking middle seats
Photo by ANDREW CABALLERO-REYNOLDS/AFP via Getty Images American Airlines announced on Friday that it is making the check-in process completely touchless, even for passengers who have to...
09:26 pm - Fri, July 17, 2020
The Verge American Airlines rolls out touchless bag check but is still booking middle seats
Photo by ANDREW CABALLERO-REYNOLDS/AFP via Getty Images American Airlines announced on Friday that it is making the check-in process completely touchless, even for passengers who have to...
09:26 pm - Fri, July 17, 2020
The Verge Discord was down for nearly an hour due to Cloudflare issues
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Popular chat service Discord experienced widespread server outages today. The issues started at around 5PM ET, and lasted nearly an hour. Patreon,...
09:26 pm - Fri, July 17, 2020
The Verge Discord was down for nearly an hour due to Cloudflare issues
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Popular chat service Discord experienced widespread server outages today. The issues started at around 5PM ET, and lasted nearly an hour. Patreon,...
08:42 pm - Fri, July 17, 2020
The Verge Disney Plus first big Marvel series, The Falcon and the Winter Soldier, is officially delayed
Image: Marvel / Disney The Falcon and the Winter Soldier was supposed to kick off Marvel Studios’ big television universe on Disney Plus in August, but the show’s debut has officiall...
08:42 pm - Fri, July 17, 2020
The Verge Disney Plus first big Marvel series, The Falcon and the Winter Soldier, is officially delayed
Image: Marvel / Disney The Falcon and the Winter Soldier was supposed to kick off Marvel Studios’ big television universe on Disney Plus in August, but the show’s debut has officiall...
07:51 pm - Fri, July 17, 2020
The Verge This is what Samsungs bean-shaped Galaxy Buds Live will look like in your ears
Image: h0x0d (Twitter) All indications point to Samsung introducing its next set of true wireless earbuds at the company’s Unpacked event next month. We’ve already seen them, and the...
07:51 pm - Fri, July 17, 2020
The Verge Netflix is making a $200 million Ryan Gosling-Chris Evans spy movie directed by the Russo brothers
Photo: Alcon Entertainment Netflix has announced its most expensive movie yet: a $200 million spy thriller called The Grey Man, starring Ryan Gosling (as the titular assassin / former sp...
07:47 pm - Fri, July 17, 2020
The Verge Ten years in, Netflix is watching the throne
Photo by Jasin Boland / Netflix Netflix’s last decade turned a video rental startup into streaming’s king. The next decade will see executives doing everything in their power to keep...
07:15 pm - Fri, July 17, 2020
The Verge Metacritic stops letting you review games on the day theyre released
Paper Mario: The Origami King came out on July 17th, but user reviews won’t be available until July 18th Metacritic wants people to actually play a game before reviewing it, so the sit...
06:57 pm - Fri, July 17, 2020
The Verge Vergecast: the significance of the Twitter hack, NBCs Peacock, and the threat of a TikTok ban
Illustration by William Joel / The Verge This week on The Vergecast, Nilay Patel, Dieter Bohn, Russell Brandom, and Julia Alexander discuss the unprecedented Twitter hack that occurred t...
05:57 pm - Fri, July 17, 2020
The Verge NASA astronauts set to return to Earth in SpaceXs Crew Dragon on August 2nd
Image: NASA NASA astronauts Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley are tentatively scheduled to return to Earth inside SpaceX’s new Crew Dragon capsule on August 2nd. It’s the same Crew Dragon ...
05:44 pm - Fri, July 17, 2020
The Verge Samsungs Galaxy Book S is the first laptop with Intels new Hybrid processor
Photo by Chris Welch / The Verge Samsung has announced that its latest Galaxy Book S is now available to purchase. It’s the first device to offer Intel’s new “Core processors with ...
05:40 pm - Fri, July 17, 2020
The Verge Google will ban ads from coronavirus conspiracy pages
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Google will ban ads promoting coronavirus conspiracy theories, remove ads from pages that promote these theories, and demonetize entire sites that...
05:23 pm - Fri, July 17, 2020
The Verge The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline will be available by dialing 988 in 2022
Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline will be available for people in suicidal crisis under a new easier-to-remember phone number in two years. ...
05:21 pm - Fri, July 17, 2020
The Verge Dells G5 15 SE is both an affordable and excellent gaming laptop
AMD continues to rip and tear — a familiar refrain for 2020’s laptops so far Continue reading… ...
04:59 pm - Fri, July 17, 2020
The Verge PlayStation 5 pack-in Astros Playroom is a DualSense controller demo
Every PlayStation 5 console will include a pack-in copy of Astro’s Playroom, a lighthearted platforming game based on the Astro Bot Rescue Mission PS VR game. But a new gameplay demo fro...
04:45 pm - Fri, July 17, 2020
The Verge Twenty years later, X-Mens legacy is one of compromise
If X-Men came out today, people would probably hate it. There isn’t a single good action sequence in the film, it has no fleshed-out characters that aren’t named “Wolverine,” and i...
04:38 pm - Fri, July 17, 2020
The Verge This gentle, tooth-whitening electric toothbrush is 30 percent off today
Image: Philips If you’re still brushing with a plain old manual toothbrush, now is a great day for an upgrade Continue reading… ...
03:00 pm - Fri, July 17, 2020
The Verge Watch Chip Tanakas surreal new music video, directed by the creator of Undertale
Legendary chiptune composer Hirokazu “Chip” Tanaka just released a new solo album, and the accompanying music video for the song “Hammerhead Shark Song” is extremely fitting. Tanak...
03:00 pm - Fri, July 17, 2020
The Verge Dell XPS 17 (2020) review: heavy hitter
The 17-inch XPS tips the scales Continue reading… ...
02:52 pm - Fri, July 17, 2020
The Verge Federal agencies concerned face masks will thwart facial recognition tech
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge The US Department of Homeland Security has raised concerns internally that face masks meant to protect against the spread of COVID-19 may interfer...
02:37 pm - Fri, July 17, 2020
The Verge US video game spending hit a 10-year high in June
Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge Video game spending in the US reached its highest point since 2010, according to a new NPD Group report, with sales through June reaching $6.6 billion o...
02:00 pm - Fri, July 17, 2020
The Verge Womens soccer fans are online, organized, and refuse to be ignored
Illustration by William Joel / The Verge On social media, fans built a more welcoming sports culture Continue reading… ...
02:00 pm - Fri, July 17, 2020
The Verge NWSL fans are online, organized, and refuse to be ignored
Illustration by William Joel / The Verge On social media, fans built a more welcoming sports culture Continue reading… ...
01:51 pm - Fri, July 17, 2020
The Verge Dells Inspiron 2-in-1 laptop is $600 at Best Buy
Today only, Best Buy is discounting the 13.3-inch Dell Inspiron 7000 2-in-1 laptop. It usually costs $850, but you can get one for $600. This laptop won’t outperform options that cost co...
01:00 pm - Fri, July 17, 2020
The Verge An ode to Ghost of Tsushimas katana
Ghost of Tsushima is a game with many facets: a gorgeous open-world adventure, a Kurosawa-inspired samurai tale, and so many side quests where you hear people talk to you while you walk to...
12:20 pm - Fri, July 17, 2020
The Verge Facebook Messenger now lets you share your screen on mobile devices
Facebook has enabled its screen-sharing feature for Messenger on mobile devices, allowing you to share your phone or tablet screen when calling a friend one on one, in a group chat, or whi...
11:55 am - Fri, July 17, 2020
The Verge Skype for iOS now lets you hide messy rooms with background blur
Photo by Tom Warren / The Verge Microsoft is adding a background blur feature to its Skype for iOS app. The feature is identical to what exists in the company’s Teams app, allowing iPh...
10:48 am - Fri, July 17, 2020
The Verge Microsoft updates its Android Launcher with dark mode, custom icons, and daily wallpapers
Version 6 of Launcher includes a dark mode and other visual updates. | Image: Microsoft Microsoft has updated its Launcher app for Android to version 6, giving the software a big visual...
10:00 am - Fri, July 17, 2020
The Verge Everything we know about this weeks big Twitter hack so far
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge It’s been such a newsy week that we’re ending it with two columns — enough to last you the whole weekend. First, we have what we hope is the...
09:45 am - Fri, July 17, 2020
The Verge Heres a first look at the new emoji arriving in iOS and Android later this year
Google’s new designs include an all new polar bear emoji and a redesigned turtle. | Image: Google To mark World Emoji Day today, we’re getting our first official look at some of the ...
09:22 am - Fri, July 17, 2020
The Verge Twitch tells US Army to stop sharing fake prize giveaways that sent users to recruitment page
The US Army has its own esports team comprised of active-duty soldiers. | Image: U.S. Army Esports / Facebook Twitch has intervened to stop the US Army using fake prize giveaways on its...
08:19 am - Fri, July 17, 2020
The Verge Blackmagic announces 12K video camera for $9,995
Blackmagic Design has announced its first 12K video camera, the Ursa Mini Pro 12K. It’s a higher resolution version of the existing Ursa Mini Pro, which shoots at 4.6K; the new model has...
12:35 am - Fri, July 17, 2020
The Verge Trumps Twitter account has extra protections, which could be why it didnt get hacked
Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images In yesterday’s massive attack on Twitter, some of the highest-profile accounts on the service, including President Barack Obama, Joe Biden, Elon Musk...
12:06 am - Fri, July 17, 2020
The Verge Twitter and the big Bitcoin scam: what happened next
Illustration by Grayson Blackmon / The Verge Everything you need to know about the July 15th Twitter hack Continue reading… ...
11:54 pm - Thu, July 16, 2020
The Verge DoorDash inks deal with Walgreens to provide over-the-counter medicine and snack deliveries
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge On Thursday, DoorDash announced that it’s introducing on-demand delivery services from Walgreens to provide “everyday essentials” to your do...
11:41 pm - Thu, July 16, 2020
The Verge Twitters massive attack: What we know after Apple, Biden, Obama, Musk, and others tweeted a bitcoin scam
Illustration by Alex Castro The Twitter accounts of major companies and individuals were compromised on Wednesday in one of the most widespread and confounding breaches the platform has ...
11:07 pm - Thu, July 16, 2020
The Verge NASA delays the launch of its next powerful space observatory, the James Webb, by seven months
NASA has once again delayed the launch of its new powerful space observatory, the James Webb Space Telescope, mostly due to disruptions stemming from the COVID-19 pandemic. Most recently s...
10:31 pm - Thu, July 16, 2020
The Verge The FBI opens investigation into Twitter attack over national security concerns
Illustration by Alex Castro The US Federal Bureau of Investigation has opened an investigation into Wednesday’s unprecedented Twitter attack that resulted in numerous takeovers of high...
09:28 pm - Thu, July 16, 2020
The Verge Logitech launches new keyboard case for 11-inch iPad Pro
Logitech Logitech announced the Folio Touch, a new keyboard case for the 11-inch iPad Pro model (both the 2018 and 2020 versions). It’s a more affordable alternative to Apple’s Magic...
08:48 pm - Thu, July 16, 2020
The Verge Twitter says passwords were spared in yesterdays attack, but its still working to restore locked accounts
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Twitter says it has “no evidence” user passwords were accessed as part of yesterday’s massive attack targeting the company’s internal tool...
08:17 pm - Thu, July 16, 2020
The Verge Netflix adds another whopping 10 million subscribers, but warns growth may slow
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Netflix is still growing as people continue to shelter in place around the country, but the company is now seeing the slowed subscriber growth exe...
08:09 pm - Thu, July 16, 2020
The Verge Netflix names content chief Ted Sarandos as co-CEO
Amy Sussman/Getty Images Longtime Netflix executive Ted Sarandos has been named co-chief executive officer alongside co-founder Reed Hastings, the company announced today. “Ted has be...
07:23 pm - Thu, July 16, 2020
The Verge Brave New World has nothing to prove
At a time where you can show just about anything on TV, Brave New World, the biggest new drama premiering on the brand-new Peacock streaming service, still manages to surprise. It’s all ...
07:20 pm - Thu, July 16, 2020
The Verge WindowSwap lets you cycle through picturesque views from all over the world
A few windows from WindowSwap | WindowSwap Some of us are fortunate enough to have a window with a view to help us cope with being inside so much. For those who aren’t so lucky, a new ...
07:03 pm - Thu, July 16, 2020
The Verge Bungie delays its next big Destiny 2 expansion to November 10th, citing the pandemic
Bungie has announced that it’s delaying its next major Destiny 2 expansion, Beyond Light, to November 10th due to the difficulties of development during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Th...
06:38 pm - Thu, July 16, 2020
The Verge Because you definitely want to watch Henry Cavill build a gaming PC
Henry Cavill knows exactly how you imagine him: bulging muscles, epic chin, movie star grin, sitting alone in his man-cave playing PC games all day because that’s what he told GQ he like...
06:24 pm - Thu, July 16, 2020
The Verge EU probe asks if Apple, Amazon, and other giants are stifling the Internet of Things
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge The European Union’s antitrust watchdog is investigating whether Apple, Google, Amazon, or other companies are building monopolies with their di...
06:23 pm - Thu, July 16, 2020
The Verge Russian hackers are targeting vaccine development, officials say
Photo by Ute Grabowsky/Photothek via Getty Images Hackers from Russian intelligence services are targeting organizations that are involved in COVID-19 vaccine development, according to U...
05:58 pm - Thu, July 16, 2020
The Verge Microsoft discontinues Xbox One X and Xbox One S digital edition ahead of Series X launch
Photo by James Bareham / The Verge Microsoft is officially halting production of its Xbox One X and Xbox One S All-Digital Edition consoles. “As we ramp into the future with Xbox Serie...
05:37 pm - Thu, July 16, 2020
The Verge The iOS keyboard now suggests the Black fist emoji if you type Black Lives Matter or BLM
The iOS keyboard will autosuggest all three Black fist emoji when you type the phrase “Black Lives Matter” or the acronym “BLM” if you’re on Apple’s newly released iOS 13.6 sof...
05:20 pm - Thu, July 16, 2020
The Verge T-Mobile declares war on robocalls in latest Uncarrier move
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge T-Mobile said Thursday it is once again moving to tackle robocalls by scammers, repackaging several features it’s had in place for a while as a ...
05:09 pm - Thu, July 16, 2020
The Verge Instagrams TikTok competitor is coming to the US next month
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Instagram plans to launch its TikTok clone in the US and more than 50 other countries within weeks, NBC News reported this morning. Instagram ...
05:01 pm - Thu, July 16, 2020
The Verge Lawmakers demand more details on Twitters massive hack
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Lawmakers on both sides of the aisle are demanding more details on Twitter’s massive hacking attack yesterday. Sen. Ed Markey (D-MA) said in a s...
04:00 pm - Thu, July 16, 2020
The Verge Game developers are struggling to stay productive during the pandemic
As the pandemic continues to keep people inside, some jobs have shifted from office culture to working from home. For developers adjusting to this new reality, many say they’re strugglin...
03:25 pm - Thu, July 16, 2020
The Verge World of Warcraft will stop charging $15 to change gender, and you dont even need to buy the expansion
Image: Activision Blizzard Since 2009, Blizzard has allowed players to change their World of Warcraft character’s gender — if they were willing to pay $15 for the privilege. But 11 y...
02:53 pm - Thu, July 16, 2020
The Verge No Mans Sky has a new Desolation update that turns it into a horror game
No Man’s Sky is getting yet another genre-bending refresh: the new “Desolation” update turns the usually upbeat space exploration adventure into a horror game that looks a whole lot ...
02:32 pm - Thu, July 16, 2020
The Verge Weeks later, Dr Disrespect still wont say what happened with Twitch
Photo by Bobby Quillard Dr Disrespect has spoken up for the first time in over two weeks in conversations with multiple news outlets, but the streamer declined to comment on why he might...
01:30 pm - Thu, July 16, 2020
The Verge Microsoft to launch xCloud streaming free with Xbox Game Pass Ultimate in September
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Microsoft is planning to launch its game streaming service, currently known as Project xCloud, free to its paying Xbox Game Pass Ultimate subscrib...
01:30 pm - Thu, July 16, 2020
The Verge Xbox Series X can play all Xbox One games, unless they use Kinect
Microsoft is confirming today that its Xbox Series X console won’t support the existing Kinect accessory or the Xbox One games that are built specifically for Kinect. In a blog post layi...
01:00 pm - Thu, July 16, 2020
The Verge Leicas new M10-R packs a 40-megapixel sensor
Leica M10-R with a 50mm 1.4 lens. Leica has announced the latest variant of its M10 rangefinder, the M10-R. The M10-R is visually similar to the prior M10 and M10-P models, with the same...
01:00 pm - Thu, July 16, 2020
The Verge Apples ARM-based Macs will be more like iPhones than ever before
Image: Apple Apple made waves at WWDC this year when it announced that it’d be making its own Mac chips, switching away from the Intel processors the company has used across its laptop...
01:00 pm - Thu, July 16, 2020
The Verge Uber will acquire public transportation software company Routematch
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Uber announced that it will acquire Routematch, an Atlanta-based company that develops software for public transportation agencies. The news comes...
01:00 pm - Thu, July 16, 2020
The Verge Instagram is launching a new shopping page thatll highlight brands and collections
Instagram Instagram is making it easier for people to shop inside its app. Today, it’s starting to widely roll out a dedicated Shop page under the Explore tab that’ll highlight diffe...
12:58 pm - Thu, July 16, 2020
The Verge Verizon told to stop making misleading 5G claims by ads watchdog
Verizon CEO Hans Vestberg. | Photo by Chris Welch / The Verge Verizon has been told to stop making misleading claims about the speed and coverage of its 5G network in its ads, the Nation...
12:23 pm - Thu, July 16, 2020
The Verge The closest images of the Sun ever taken reveal tiny solar flares dotting the stars surface
A high-resolution image from Solar Orbiter, with an arrow pointing to one of the campfires | Image: Solar Orbiter/EUI Team (ESA & NASA) This morning, the European Space Agency and NA...
12:00 pm - Thu, July 16, 2020
The Verge Vivos gimbal-equipped X50 flagship phones are launching internationally
Vivo has announced the international launch of its new X50 series of flagship smartphones, including the X50, the X50 Pro, and the X50 Pro Plus. The headline feature is the gimbal-style ca...
12:00 pm - Thu, July 16, 2020
The Verge Michelle Obamas first podcast is a Spotify-exclusive
Former first lady Michelle Obama is the host of Spotify’s newest exclusive podcast: The Michelle Obama Podcast. The company announced the show today, making it the first podcast to come ...
12:00 pm - Thu, July 16, 2020
The Verge LGs self-cleaning earbuds are now available in the US for $149.99
Image: LG LG’s latest true wireless earbuds, whose case has a UV light to kill bacteria on the headphones, are now available in the US for $149.99. The Tone Free HBS-FN6 earbuds’ cas...
12:00 pm - Thu, July 16, 2020
The Verge Safe Space
Illustration by William Joel / The Verge Silicon Valley, Clubhouse, and the cult of VC victimhood Continue reading… ...
10:06 am - Thu, July 16, 2020
The Verge EU strikes down key US data sharing protocol, citing threat of mass surveillance
Illustration by William Joel / The Verge The European Union’s top court has invalidated a key data-sharing protocol that allows American companies to transfer personal information abou...
10:04 am - Thu, July 16, 2020
The Verge Twitters new interface makes it easier to slide into your DMs
The new interface is similar to what’s offered on Facebook and LinkedIn. | Image: Twitter Twitter has unveiled a new interface for its direct messages on the web, allowing you to send ...
03:42 am - Thu, July 16, 2020
The Verge Twitter reveals that its own employee tools contributed to unprecedented hack
Illustration by Grayson Blackmon / The Verge Twitter has shed some light on the unprecedented attack on Wednesday that resulted in numerous takeovers of high-profile accounts including t...
01:43 am - Thu, July 16, 2020
The Verge White House says restrictions on TikTok could come in weeks, not months
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge The White House has hinted at a timeframe for taking action against TikTok, the popular social video app owned by Chinese internet company ByteDan...
12:27 am - Thu, July 16, 2020
The Verge The massive Twitter hack could be a global security crisis
Illustration by Grayson Blackmon / The Verge You can’t say you didn’t see it coming. Whatever Twitter eventually comes to say about the events of July 15th, 2020, when it suffered th...
10:26 pm - Wed, July 15, 2020
The Verge Twitter has shut off the ability for some people to tweet after massive hack
Illustration by Grayson Blackmon / The Verge Twitter has completely disabled the ability for some accounts to send new tweets following a massive hack on the social media website, which ...
10:26 pm - Wed, July 15, 2020
The Verge Twitter shut off the ability for many people to tweet after massive hack
Illustration by William Joel / The Verge Twitter completely disabled the ability for many accounts to send new tweets following a massive hack on the social media website on Wednesday af...
08:55 pm - Wed, July 15, 2020
The Verge President Trump just made it harder to stop new pipelines
President Donald Trump speaks to reporters on the South Lawn of the White House before traveling to the Atlanta, Georgia area to visit the UPS Hapeville Airport Hub and deliver remarks on i...
08:48 pm - Wed, July 15, 2020
The Verge Barack Obama, Joe Biden, Elon Musk, Apple, and others hacked in unprecedented Twitter attack
Illustration by Alex Castro The Twitter accounts of major companies and individuals have been compromised in one of the most widespread and confounding hacks the platform has ever seen, ...
08:27 pm - Wed, July 15, 2020
The Verge Why Peacock and HBO Max arent on the biggest streaming platforms
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge If a streaming service launches, but it’s not available on Roku or Fire TV, does it really launch at all? Technically, yes — but not for a lar...
07:30 pm - Wed, July 15, 2020
The Verge Gmail is integrating Google Chat, Rooms, and Meet to take on Microsoft and Slack
True to Google’s penchant for just announcing things right after they’ve leaked, the company has unveiled a grand redesign of Gmail for G Suite business users ahead of next week’s Go...
07:27 pm - Wed, July 15, 2020
The Verge Amazon extends work-from-home policy for corporate employees to 2021
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Amazon is extending its corporate work-from-home policy through January of next year. The company is also planning to continue restricting nonesse...
06:00 pm - Wed, July 15, 2020
The Verge The Overwatch Leagues Grand Finals championship will take place online
Photo by Hunter Martin / Getty Images For the first time in its three-year history, there won’t be an arena full of screaming fans to go along with the Overwatch League’s Grand Final...
05:46 pm - Wed, July 15, 2020
The Verge Microsofts Outlook email app is crashing suddenly for people worldwide
Microsoft’s Outlook email app for Windows is crashing at launch for a large number of users around the world. Office 365 business users are reporting that Outlook launches and then crash...
05:46 pm - Wed, July 15, 2020
The Verge Microsoft rolls out Outlook desktop crash fix
Microsoft’s Outlook email app for Windows started crashing at launch for a large number of users around the world today. Office 365 business users reported that Outlook launched and then...
05:46 pm - Wed, July 15, 2020
The Verge Apple is launching its own daily news podcast to compete with The Daily and others
Apple Apple is launching its own daily podcast. The company announced the show today along with other news about audio stories coming to Apple News and curated local Apple News collectio...
05:22 pm - Wed, July 15, 2020
The Verge Leaked Gmail redesign integrates Chat, Meet, and document collaboration in one place
Image: Tahin Rahman Google seemingly has a big Gmail redesign in the works that could let you collaborate with colleagues, work on Google Docs, and talk over Google Meet all without leav...
05:16 pm - Wed, July 15, 2020
The Verge How spending more time at home might affect your health
In North America and Europe, people usually spend about 90 percent of their time indoors. All that time inside affects our health and happiness, but how? Journalist Emily Anthes, author ...
05:00 pm - Wed, July 15, 2020
The Verge Reddit adds image galleries, making it way easier to share multiple images at a time
Until now, if you wanted to include more than one image in a single post on Reddit, it’s been a chore. Most users, especially on mobile, had to drop links to external photo-sharing sites...
04:39 pm - Wed, July 15, 2020
The Verge Facebooks latest diversity report shows its inching toward its goals
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Facebook has released its latest annual diversity report, which suggests the company is slowly increasing representation across its workforce. Ac...
04:15 pm - Wed, July 15, 2020
The Verge How to back up your Gmail
Photo illustration byJakub Porzycki/NurPhoto via Getty Images You may be switching jobs, or maybe you’ve decided to stop using a specific email account, or maybe you just want a copy o...
03:48 pm - Wed, July 15, 2020
The Verge How to buy a Nintendo Switch
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge The Nintendo Switch, like everything else that can lighten the mood during this incredibly tough time, is in short supply. And as soon as reta...
03:42 pm - Wed, July 15, 2020
The Verge Zoom announces a $599 touchscreen device for remote workers
Image: Zoom Zoom, whose user base exploded with the onset of COVID-19, is expanding into hardware. The company has announced a new touchscreen device designed to help with remote work. T...
03:29 pm - Wed, July 15, 2020
The Verge Intel teases something big for September 2nd, likely 11th Gen processor launch
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Intel is promising “something big” at an event on September 2nd, where it’s likely to launch its 11th Gen CPUs. Intel mailed out hold the da...
03:10 pm - Wed, July 15, 2020
The Verge Audezes latest gaming headset is made with the PS5 and Xbox Series X in mind
Image: Audeze Audeze has a new gaming headset called the Penrose, which will cost $299.99 when it is released in September, but the company is knocking $50 off if you preorder it before ...
03:01 pm - Wed, July 15, 2020
The Verge Librarians turned Google Forms into the unlikely platform for virtual escape rooms
Illustration by Grayson Blackmon / The Verge Librarians are using the activities to keep communities entertained and informed Continue reading… ...
02:53 pm - Wed, July 15, 2020
The Verge New details and images emerge of SpaceXs Starlink user antennas and planned beta testing
New images found within the code of SpaceX’s Starlink website show the official look of the company’s future user satellite terminals — the antennas that customers will use to tap in...
02:46 pm - Wed, July 15, 2020
The Verge Amazon warns Echo Buds owners to update firmware to avoid overheating risk
Photo by Chris Welch / The Verge Amazon has begun sending emails out to owners of its Echo Buds true wireless earbuds, cautioning those customers to update the device firmware as soon as...
02:28 pm - Wed, July 15, 2020
The Verge Virtual dating is booming,but daters say its not enough
Graphic by Alex Castro / The Verge Why’d You Push That Button? is back for a special episode all about virtual dating in 2020. The pandemic has forced many people to stay at home, whic...
01:41 pm - Wed, July 15, 2020
The Verge Google Nest Mini speakers are buy one, get one free for Verge readers
Photo by Chris Welch / The Verge Google recently ran a promotion that offered two of its Nest Mini speakers for $78. That’s technically a deal since one usually costs around $50, thoug...
01:00 pm - Wed, July 15, 2020
The Verge Mozillas VPN launches out of beta on Windows and Android
Image: Mozilla Mozilla’s VPN service has officially launched and is now available for Windows and Android in six countries worldwide, including the US, Canada, and the UK, the company ...
01:00 pm - Wed, July 15, 2020
The Verge How to stream Peacock
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Peacock is here. The last of the major 2020 streaming services to launch, Peacock looks to unite NBC’s shows, Universal’s films, and original ...
01:00 pm - Wed, July 15, 2020
The Verge Paper Mario: The Origami King is a laugh-out-loud funny RPG on the Switch
Super Mario’s roleplaying adventures have always been playful twists on the genre. RPGs can be uptight, all melodrama and end-of-the-world theatrics. But games like Super Mario RPG and t...
12:00 pm - Wed, July 15, 2020
The Verge TuSimple finds a partner to help it build a fleet of robot semi trucks
US truck maker Navistar is joining forces with TuSimple, a leading autonomous vehicle startup, to build a self-driving semi truck that can operate without a human driver on highways and lo...
10:52 am - Wed, July 15, 2020
The Verge Google invests in Indian internet giant Jio and plans new affordable smartphone
Illustration: Alex Castro / The Verge Google is investing $4.5 billion for a 7.73 percent stake in Jio Platforms, an Indian internet giant that offers broadband, mobile services, and onl...
10:00 am - Wed, July 15, 2020
The Verge The antitrust case against Google is gathering steam
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Let’s spend a few minutes today catching up on the antitrust inquiries into Google. There are investigations related to competition underway aga...
09:44 am - Wed, July 15, 2020
The Verge Apple wins appeal against EUs $14.9 billion tax bill
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge The EU’s second-highest court has overturned a ruling that ordered Apple to pay a record €13 billion ($14.9 billion) in back taxes to the Iris...
07:30 am - Wed, July 15, 2020
The Verge Oppo announces 125W tech that charges phones in 20 minutes
Oppo has long been a leader in engineering fast-charging solutions — it developed the tech behind the Dash Charge system used in OnePlus phones, for example, and has achieved even faster...
07:00 am - Wed, July 15, 2020
The Verge British chip designer Graphcore unveils new AI processor more complex than Nvidias
Graphcore’s new 7nm GC200 IPU is the world’s most complex, with 59.4 billion transistors. | Nick Rochowski Photography Graphcore, a well-funded and ambitious British chip designer t...
05:47 am - Wed, July 15, 2020
The Verge Sony reportedly boosts PS5 production by 50 percent
Sony is ordering at least 50 percent more PlayStation 5 consoles than it had originally planned to ship this year, according to reports in the Japanese press. While the company was expecti...
05:15 am - Wed, July 15, 2020
The Verge Nissan Ariya electric crossover SUV unveiled with up to 300 miles of range
The Japanese automaker is turning over a new leaf with a new addition to its EV lineup Continue reading… ...
04:01 am - Wed, July 15, 2020
The Verge Kobos $99.99 Nia is its new entry-level e-reader
Image: Kobo Kobo is introducing a new entry-level e-reader to its lineup, the $99.99 Nia, which slots in beneath the $119.99 Clara HD model (which is sticking around). While both models ...
10:49 pm - Tue, July 14, 2020
The Verge Austin approves tax breaks for Tesla in bid for Cybertruck factory
Photo by Sean O’Kane / The Verge Officials in Austin have approved a total of at least $60 million in property tax rebates in an effort to bring Tesla’s next electric car factory to ...
09:37 pm - Tue, July 14, 2020
The Verge White House reportedly orders hospitals to bypass CDC during COVID-19 data collection
Photo by Joshua Roberts/Getty Images The Trump administration is now ordering hospitals to send coronavirus patient data to a database in Washington, DC as part of a new initiative that ...
08:56 pm - Tue, July 14, 2020
The Verge Peacocks interface aims to recreate the feeling of live TV, but it comes up short
Every new streaming service is looking for standout features to differentiate themselves from the competition, and Peacock’s features try to combine three different types of experiences ...
08:36 pm - Tue, July 14, 2020
The Verge WhatsApp went down for nearly an hour
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge WhatsApp went down for its 2 billion users earlier today. Service issues started at around 4PM ET and prevented WhatsApp users from sending or...
08:35 pm - Tue, July 14, 2020
The Verge New Joe Biden plan sees millions of jobs in aggressive climate action
Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden speaks at the Chase Center on July 14th, 2020, in Wilmington, Delaware. Biden delivered remarks on his campaign’s ‘Build Back Better’ clean...
08:04 pm - Tue, July 14, 2020
The Verge 15 states will follow Californias push to electrify trucks and buses
Image: Proterra Fifteen states and Washington, DC have announced that they will follow California’s lead in switching all heavy-duty trucks, vans, and buses over to running on electric...
08:04 pm - Tue, July 14, 2020
The Verge US rescinds directive barring international students from online classes
Photo by Anik Rahman/NurPhoto via Getty Images The US Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) and Department of Homeland Security (DHS) have agreed to rescind a policy that would requi...
07:50 pm - Tue, July 14, 2020
The Verge How far will Facebook go to address their civil rights audit?
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge This week on the Vergecast interview series, Verge editor-in-chief Nilay Patel talks to Rashad Robinson, president of Color of Change, about the F...
06:41 pm - Tue, July 14, 2020
The Verge Watch With Friends brings remote Netflix watch parties to Apple TV and Roku devices
With move theaters shuttered and folks still stuck at home due to the pandemic, remote viewing party services have shot up in popularity, letting friends and family members sync up movies ...
06:04 pm - Tue, July 14, 2020
The Verge Sonys WH-1000XM3 wireless noise-canceling headphones are over $100 off at Woot
Photo by James Bareham / The Verge Sony’s WH-1000XM3 are a great investment if you’re looking for a comfortable set of wireless, over-ear headphones that feature noise cancellation. ...
06:00 pm - Tue, July 14, 2020
The Verge What to expect from Samsungs Galaxy Note 20 event
It’s official: Samsung’s next big product launch is happening on August 5th at 10AM ET, and it’ll be a virtual event as a result of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. The main product re...
06:00 pm - Tue, July 14, 2020
The Verge Microsoft warns of critical Windows DNS Server vulnerability thats wormable
Image by Alex Castro / The Verge Microsoft is warning of a 17-year-old critical Windows DNS Server vulnerability that the company has classified as “wormable.” Such a flaw could allo...
05:59 pm - Tue, July 14, 2020
The Verge BMW unveils iX3 electric SUV destined for China and Europe
Images: BMW BMW has finally revealed the iX3 SUV, the company’s first all-electric vehicle to top 200 miles of range, and the brand’s first since the i3 launched back in 2014. The iX...
05:52 pm - Tue, July 14, 2020
The Verge Black influencers are underpaid, and a new Instagram account is proving it
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge The pay gap reckoning is coming Continue reading… ...
05:25 pm - Tue, July 14, 2020
The Verge Google Play Pass is expanding outside the US and getting an annual subscription
Illustration: Alex Castro / The Verge Google Play Pass, Google’s subscription service that gives you access to hundreds of Android games and apps with no ads or in-app purchases, is ro...
05:00 pm - Tue, July 14, 2020
The Verge Google Stadia is getting the Hitman reboot series, Sekiro, and 2K games later this year
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Google Stadia is adding more than a dozen new games to its cloud service over the next few months, in addition to five exclusives detailed thi...
05:00 pm - Tue, July 14, 2020
The Verge Google signs exclusive Stadia game deals with Rock Band and Until Dawn developers
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Google has signed on five new developers to make exclusive titles for its Stadia cloud gaming service. Two of those five already have fully re...
04:52 pm - Tue, July 14, 2020
The Verge Massachusetts sues Uber and Lyft over driver classification
Photo by Lane Turner/The Boston Globe via Getty Images Massachusetts filed a lawsuit against Uber and Lyft on Tuesday claiming the app-based companies are misclassifying drivers as indep...
04:15 pm - Tue, July 14, 2020
The Verge The best Chromebooks to buy in 2020
The best Chromebooks for every type of user Continue reading… ...
04:08 pm - Tue, July 14, 2020
The Verge Palm Springs is the perfect comedy for a world where nothing matters anymore
Image: Hulu We’re all tired. Every day runs together, an endless tangle of hours and screens and occasional bursts of daylight to recharge. Old routines take on new wrinkles: meetings ...
04:00 pm - Tue, July 14, 2020
The Verge Microsoft Outlook gets Google Calendar integration on the web
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Microsoft has been testing deeper Gmail and Google Calendar integrations in Outlook on the web for months, and part of that is arriving for Outloo...
03:41 pm - Tue, July 14, 2020
The Verge Peacocks not-so-secret ingredient in the streaming wars is its free tier
Peacock is NBCUniversal’s new streaming service and the last major entrant in the colloquial streaming wars. But Gidon Katz, the company’s president of direct to consumer, believes Pea...
03:37 pm - Tue, July 14, 2020
The Verge OnePlus Nord design revealed in new MKBHD video
OnePlus has revealed a first look at the OnePlus Nord, giving a quick preview to Marques Brownlee during an interview about the phone’s design process. The Nord, which is supposed to be ...
03:00 pm - Tue, July 14, 2020
The Verge Razers Huntsman Mini is its first 60 percent keyboard
Razer Razer has announced its first 60 percent keyboard, the Huntsman Mini. It’s made for people who need just the bare minimum of dedicated keys. Gone are the number pad, arrow keys, ...
02:59 pm - Tue, July 14, 2020
The Verge Razers latest Blade Stealth 13 gaming laptop and other accessories are discounted today
Razer hopes you’re reading to buy a bunch of gaming gear, as it has discounted several products on Amazon. Starting with one of the best deals: the Razer Blade Stealth 13 laptop usually ...
02:29 pm - Tue, July 14, 2020
The Verge Netflixs The Old Guard keeps the summer blockbuster alive
Image: Netflix It’s been a strange summer for movies. Late April to July was supposed to be dominated by Marvel and DC superheroes, the over-the-top action of the Fast and the Furious ...
02:00 pm - Tue, July 14, 2020
The Verge Ghost of Tsushima is a beautiful samurai tale buried under a familiar open-world game
The last big PS4 exclusive is a conflicted one Continue reading… ...
01:43 pm - Tue, July 14, 2020
The Verge Microsoft partners with Citrix for the future of virtual desktops
Microsoft and Citrix have been working together closely for decades, but that partnership is going a step further today. Microsoft is partnering with Citrix to use the company’s Citrix W...
01:27 pm - Tue, July 14, 2020
The Verge An ex-Googlers new robot reimagines the future of home automation
The Stretch robot is designed to spur research into home automation. | Image: Hello Robot It looks like a telescoping grabber tool attached to a hat stand, but it could be the future of...
01:05 pm - Tue, July 14, 2020
The Verge Panasonics hacky mirrorless camera webcam solution is now available on Macs
Panasonic is updating its Lumix Tether application for Mac to make it easier to use some models of its mirrorless Lumix cameras as a webcam — but it’ll take a bit more effort than some...
01:00 pm - Tue, July 14, 2020
The Verge Spotify is launching podcast charts to help people discover new shows
Spotify Spotify is revamping its podcast charts today to help listeners find new shows and keep up with what people are enjoying in their area. This brings a well-known, and controversia...
01:00 pm - Tue, July 14, 2020
The Verge Kanos second-generation buildable Windows 10 PC has a faster processor and USB-C
Kano is releasing a second-generation model of its buildable Windows 10 PC, which keeps the $299.99 price point and DIY touchscreen form factor, but offers a faster new processor and a sli...
12:00 pm - Tue, July 14, 2020
The Verge Lego made a 2,600-piece replica of playing Mario on the NES
Image: Lego Lego and Nintendo are teaming up for a new Lego set that assembles into a blocky model of Nintendo’s 8-bit gaming console, the Nintendo Entertainment System, along with an ...
11:46 am - Tue, July 14, 2020
The Verge UK bans Huawei from 5G networks, with total removal by 2027
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Huawei’s networking equipment is to be be phased out of the UK’s 5G networks, the government announced today. Telecoms operators will not be a...
10:20 am - Tue, July 14, 2020
The Verge Google Meet adds new zoombombing protections for online classes
Image: Google Google is turning on new security features in its Google Meet video chat service for meetings held by education subscribers, the company has announced. The changes, which a...
10:00 am - Tue, July 14, 2020
The Verge TikToks biggest problem is outside its control
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge I. Last week I wrote about some of the forces putting the squeeze on TikTok — and, uncharacteristically for me when I write about TikTok, the c...
07:01 am - Tue, July 14, 2020
The Verge Amazons new smart shopping cart lets you check out without a cashier
Photo: Amazon Amazon is expanding its real-world footprint with another unconventional physical product: a shopping cart. While it certainly looks like an aesthetic upgrade to your stand...
04:54 am - Tue, July 14, 2020
The Verge Mythbusters host Grant Imahara dies at 49
Photo by Albert L. Ortega/Getty Images Grant Imahara, the engineer who co-hosted Mythbusters for Discovery and White Rabbit Project on Netflix, has suddenly died at the age of 49. “We ...
12:23 am - Tue, July 14, 2020
The Verge Skydio says its not pivoting away from consumer drones, wont weaponize its self-flying tech
Image: Skydio If you’ve been eagerly awaiting the day when self-flying drone startup Skydio becomes a true competitor to DJI, you might taken today’s announcement poorly. You might h...
09:08 pm - Mon, July 13, 2020
The Verge CDC employees say the agency has a culture of racial aggression
Photo by Graeme Jennings-Pool / Getty Images Employees at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention are calling for the federal agency to address what they say are “ongoing and re...
08:30 pm - Mon, July 13, 2020
The Verge Warren Ellis abused star power in fan relationships, say dozens of women
Photo by Eamonn McCormack/WireImage Over 60 women and nonbinary people have accused influential comics author Warren Ellis of manipulative and predatory behavior toward female fans and c...
07:25 pm - Mon, July 13, 2020
The Verge Autonomous drone maker Skydio shifts to military and enterprise with its first folding drone
Photo: Skydio Skydio, a startup that makes autonomous drones that fly themselves with little human intervention, is entering the commercial drone market with its new X2 model. The X2 is ...
06:34 pm - Mon, July 13, 2020
The Verge You can get Watch Dogs 2 for free on PC right now
Ubisoft will let you redeem a free copy of open-world hacking simulator Watch Dogs 2 for PC right now just by logging in to your Uplay account. To snag your copy of the 2016 game, head to ...
06:05 pm - Mon, July 13, 2020
The Verge Seventeen states sue Trump administration over new student visa guidelines
Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images Seventeen states and Washington, DC have filed a lawsuit against the Trump administration’s policy that would prevent international students who are t...
05:28 pm - Mon, July 13, 2020
The Verge You can now stake your claim in Apples $500 million iPhone slowdown settlement
The iPhone “batterygate” saga was one of the bigger controversies that Apple has ever faced. Apple’s throttling of iPhones with aging batteries prompted a class action lawsuit, and n...
05:15 pm - Mon, July 13, 2020
The Verge Twitch unbans Trump after two-week suspension for hateful conduct
Twitch has unbanned President Donald Trump, two weeks after suspending his account for “hateful conduct.” Trump’s account, which was used to broadcast new and past campaign rallies, ...
05:05 pm - Mon, July 13, 2020
The Verge Fisker wants to use Volkswagens EV platform to power its electric SUV
Image: Fisker Inc. EV startup Fisker Inc. wants to power its first SUV with Volkswagen’s mass-manufactured modular electric vehicle platform, or “MEB,” and it says it is in talks w...
04:58 pm - Mon, July 13, 2020
The Verge Star Wars: The Bad Batch is a new Clone Wars spinoff coming to Disney Plus in 2021
Disney Plus is getting a new animated Star Wars series called Star Wars: The Bad Batch, which is set to debut on the streaming service in 2021. The new show is a spinoff of the recently co...
04:34 pm - Mon, July 13, 2020
The Verge Shoppers are suing over mandatory mask rules, but doctors dont buy it
Photo by Stefan Sauer / picture alliance via Getty Images With coronavirus cases spiking across the US, public health officials are urging the population to wear masks in all public area...
04:29 pm - Mon, July 13, 2020
The Verge Googles Pixel Buds now available in more countries, including Australia, Canada, and the UK
Photo by Chris Welch / The Verge Google announced on Monday that its second-generation Pixel Buds are now available in more countries, including Australia, Canada, France, Germany, Irela...
03:48 pm - Mon, July 13, 2020
The Verge TikToks problems are all about China and theyll be hard to fix
Photo by Su Weizhong / Visual China Group via Getty Images TikTok has become an avatar of the tech world’s China anxieties, but is there any way out? Continue reading&hellip...
03:30 pm - Mon, July 13, 2020
The Verge This weeks summer gaming event: Googles next Stadia Connect
Image: Summer Game Fest Even though E3, Gamescom, and other summer gaming events have become online-only or outright canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic, there has already been a lot o...
03:00 pm - Mon, July 13, 2020
The Verge Google just put a photo of the Pixel 4A on its store
Image: Google Where is Google’s Pixel 4A? Sitting right on the company’s online store, as it turns out. Google seems to have mistakenly published an image of the Pixel 4A on its Cana...
03:00 pm - Mon, July 13, 2020
The Verge Sony Xperia 1 II review: its a stretch
The camera system is new and intriguing, but the phone is overpriced Continue reading… ...
02:51 pm - Mon, July 13, 2020
The Verge Shipt workers plan to walk off the job on July 15th to protest new company pay structure
Image: Shipt Workers for grocery delivery platform Shipt are planning to walk off the job and not accept new orders on Wednesday, July 15th, saying the company’s move toward an algorit...
02:06 pm - Mon, July 13, 2020
The Verge Apple AirPods Pro are more affordable than ever today at Woot
Photo by Chris Welch / The Verge Apple’s AirPods Pro have dropped to their lowest price yet at Woot, an online store owned by Amazon. Normally $250, they’re $35 off. This brings them...
02:00 pm - Mon, July 13, 2020
The Verge Superstrata unveils worlds first 3D-printed unibody electric bike
Image: Superstrata Arevo is not a well-known name in the cycling world. But the Silicon Valley-based company is using its expertise in composites manufacturing and 3D printing to produce...
02:00 pm - Mon, July 13, 2020
The Verge Death Stranding is worth playing again on PC
Although Death Stranding was nothing if not divisive, I was very much on the side of those who loved it. The debut title from the newly independent Kojima Productions had its flaws, of cou...
01:59 pm - Mon, July 13, 2020
The Verge OnePlus teases first pair of true wireless earbuds for July 21st reveal
OnePlus is no stranger to producing headphones (pictured), but it has yet to release a true wireless model. | Image: OnePlus OnePlus will reveal its first pair of true wireless earbuds o...
01:25 pm - Mon, July 13, 2020
The Verge Microsoft Flight Simulator will launch on August 18th on PC
Microsoft Flight Simulator will launch on August 18th for PC. Microsoft has been holding private alpha testing of the new game in recent months, and it’s ready for preorder and preinstal...
01:00 pm - Mon, July 13, 2020
The Verge The UAEs first interplanetary mission to Mars set for launch
The UAE’s Hope spacecraft. | Image: Emirates Mars Mission This summer, the United Arab Emirates aims to join the ranks of just a handful of elite space-faring countries around the worl...
12:34 pm - Mon, July 13, 2020
The Verge SiriusXM is buying Stitcher for $325 million
SiriusXM SiriusXM, a company most well-known for its satellite radio channels, is buying the podcasting company Stitcher from E.W. Scripps in a deal worth $325 million. The company confi...
11:24 am - Mon, July 13, 2020
The Verge OnePlus confirms Nord will have an ultra-wide selfie camera
Image: OnePlus The upcoming OnePlus Nord will have a selfie camera with an ultra-wide 105-degree field of view. OnePlus confirmed the news in a video posted to the Nord’s Instagram pag...
10:09 am - Mon, July 13, 2020
The Verge Google is reportedly facing a new antitrust probe from California
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge California has reportedly opened its own antitrust investigation into Google, Politico reports, which would mean the search giant is now facing an...
08:26 pm - Sun, July 12, 2020
The Verge The 4 biggest announcements from Ubisoft Forward
Ubisoft, like many other video game companies, was unable to host its typical in-person press conference at E3 in June due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Instead, it hosted a digital event on S...
07:51 pm - Sun, July 12, 2020
The Verge Watch the first trailer for Far Cry 6, featuring Giancarlo Esposito
Image: Ubisoft Ubisoft debuted the first trailer for Far Cry 6 as part of its Ubisoft Forward digital conference today. The cinematic trailer didn’t have any gameplay, but showed a cit...
07:45 pm - Sun, July 12, 2020
The Verge Assassins Creed Valhallas new Vikings dont change up the formula much
It’s been nearly two years, but Ubisoft is finally gearing up to release a new Assassin’s Creed game. Assassin’s Creed Valhalla is billed as “the ultimate viking fantasy,” set no...
07:45 pm - Sun, July 12, 2020
The Verge Watch Dogs: Legion has millions of playable characters, but most feel the same
NPCs were a big part of the first two Watch Dogs games; their colorful histories and biographical snippets would pop up when you scanned anyone in the game world, mostly for comedic effect...
07:28 pm - Sun, July 12, 2020
The Verge Ubisofts Hyper Scape enters open beta today
Image: Ubisoft Ubisoft has announced that the open beta for its upcoming battle royale shooter Hyper Scape kicks off on PC today. In addition to a trailer for the beta, Ubisoft also debu...
07:28 pm - Sun, July 12, 2020
The Verge Ubisofts Hyper Scape is now in open beta
Image: Ubisoft Ubisoft has announced that the open beta for its upcoming battle royale shooter Hyper Scape kicks off on PC today, and the company also shared a trailer for the beta and a...
07:20 pm - Sun, July 12, 2020
The Verge Streaming this week: Greyhound on Apple TV Plus, Cursed on Netflix, Close Enough on HBO Max
This week’s list of original streaming shows has a little something for everyone, I think: Tom Hanks as a heroic Navy captain fleeing Nazis, a new series from the creator of Regular Show...
04:19 pm - Sun, July 12, 2020
The Verge Teslas Model Y gets a $3,000 price cut
Photo by Hannes Breustedt/picture alliance via Getty Images Tesla has lowered the purchase price of its Model Y by $3,000, so its Long Range AWD will now cost $49,990, Electrek reported....
02:43 pm - Sun, July 12, 2020
The Verge President Trump says the US conducted a 2018 cyberattack on Russian trolls
Photo by Joshua Roberts/Getty Images President Trump told The Washington Post that he authorized a 2018 cyberattack on the Russian Internet Research Agency (IRA), the first time he’s a...
01:00 pm - Sun, July 12, 2020
The Verge How to watch Ubisofts Forward game conference
Ubisoft is hosting a digital press conference to show off what would have been its slate of E3 game announcements. The event is called Ubisoft Forward, and though it’s a strange time for...
01:23 am - Sun, July 12, 2020
The Verge Three top Ubisoft execs are leaving the company amid abuse allegations
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Paris-based video game company Ubisoft announced Saturday that several high-level company officers are leaving amid allegations of abuse and haras...
09:42 pm - Sat, July 11, 2020
The Verge Fitbit Charge 4 gets smart wake alarm and dynamic GPS with latest software update
The latest software update to the Fitbit Charge 4 gives two big upgrades including dynamic GPS, and a “smart wake” option. First reported by 9to5Google, the new features are now rollin...
09:12 pm - Sat, July 11, 2020
The Verge Ciscos Webex videoconferencing software now lets you set virtual backgrounds
As it tries to catch up with the popular features offered by some of its younger competitors, Cisco’s Webex has unveiled virtual backgrounds for its videoconferences. Users can either ap...
03:02 pm - Sat, July 11, 2020
The Verge Bill Gates says COVID-19 drugs should go where needed, not just the highest bidder
Photo by Saeed Adyani / Netflix Microsoft founder Bill Gates said Saturday that drugs and a future vaccine to treat COVID-19 should go where they are most needed, not just to “the high...
02:00 pm - Sat, July 11, 2020
The Verge 7 new trailers to watch this week
Photo: Hopper Stone / WarnerMedia I love when books and films take place over really short periods of time, and I recently watched two that work within a similar time frame back to back:...
01:32 pm - Sat, July 11, 2020
The Verge Wells Fargo reportedly bars employees from using TikTok on company mobile devices
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Wells Fargo has reportedly instructed employees who installed TikTok on company devices to remove the app, The Information reported. The company s...
01:32 pm - Sat, July 11, 2020
The Verge Wells Fargo directs employees to remove TikTok from company mobile devices
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Wells Fargo has instructed employees who installed TikTok on company devices to remove the app over privacy concerns, as first reported by The Inf...
01:31 pm - Sat, July 11, 2020
The Verge SpaceX delays launch of its latest batch of Starlink satellites, with two hitchhiking spacecraft
Update July 11th, 9:30AM ET: SpaceX postponed the launch again on Saturday morning, “to allow more time for checkouts.” The company says it will announce a new launch day once it’s c...
12:10 pm - Sat, July 11, 2020
The Verge This weekend, you can still save $30 on the Apple AirPods Pro at Verizon
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge This weekend, you can still get the biggest discount we’ve seen yet on Apple’s AirPods Pro truly wireless earbuds. The sale is happening a...
11:36 pm - Fri, July 10, 2020
The Verge YouTube creator Jeffree Star dropped by makeup retailer Morphe
Makeup retailer Morphe has parted with YouTuber Jeffree Star, after weeks of public acrimony in the YouTube beauty community. Star has been accused of using racist and offensive language, ...
11:28 pm - Fri, July 10, 2020
The Verge Samsungs 5G Galaxy Z Flip may have been fully revealed in these latest leaks
We knew a 5G variant of Samsung’s vertically folding Galaxy Z Flip clamshell was on the way, after the first images leaked earlier this month. Now, we have an entire leaked video and a s...
09:52 pm - Fri, July 10, 2020
The Verge Letterheads: social media and the end of discourse
Photo illustration by William Joel / The Verge Social media and the end of discourse Continue reading… ...
09:29 pm - Fri, July 10, 2020
The Verge Tesla to hold shareholder meeting and battery day in person on September 22nd
Photo by Sean O’Kane / The Verge Tesla has finally settled on a date for its delayed annual shareholder meeting and “battery day” for investors: September 22nd. The meeting will be...
09:01 pm - Fri, July 10, 2020
The Verge First Crucible, now New World: Amazon delays another tentpole game after early feedback
Image: Amazon Amazon has delayed its upcoming open-world MMO New World, one of two tentpole games from its burgeoning games studio, from August 25th to an undefined spring 2021 date. The...
07:47 pm - Fri, July 10, 2020
The Verge Apple warns customers not to close its laptops with a camera cover attached
Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge Though it might strike some people as obvious advice, Apple has published a support page that warns MacBook owners not to close their laptop with a came...
07:44 pm - Fri, July 10, 2020
The Verge Facebook and Instagram ban all posts promoting conversion therapy
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Instagram on Thursday announced a new ban on all forms of content, including posts and videos, promoting the widely discredited practice known as ...
07:44 pm - Fri, July 10, 2020
The Verge Facebook reportedly considering ban on political ads before election
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Facebook is reportedly considering a ban on political ads before the US elections this year. Bloomberg reported the news this afternoon, sayin...
07:28 pm - Fri, July 10, 2020
The Verge After fan upset, Crysis Remastered is still coming to Switch on July 23rd
Image: Crytek When Crytek announced that a remaster for the original Crysis would launch this year, fans were excited to see how much the game’s legendary graphics would improve — bu...
07:15 pm - Fri, July 10, 2020
The Verge How to set up and use email templates in Gmail
Photo by Gareth Fuller/PA Images via Getty Images If you, like me, find yourself writing the same email over and over again, or copying and pasting the same message multiple times, Gmail...
06:57 pm - Fri, July 10, 2020
The Verge Sealed copy of Super Mario Bros. breaks record for most expensive game ever sold
Image: Heritage Auctions Super Mario Bros. keeps breaking records three and a half decades after release. A mint copy of a US version of the 1985 game just sold for $114,000 at Heritage ...
06:25 pm - Fri, July 10, 2020
The Verge Supreme Court will hear Facebook robocalling case
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales The Supreme Court has agreed to hear Facebook’s defense after an appeals court determined it violated anti-robocalling rules. The court will examine whe...
05:33 pm - Fri, July 10, 2020
The Verge How to prevent being tracked while reading your Gmail
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge All of those obnoxious marketing emails that crowd your inbox aren’t just pushing a product. They’re also tracking whether you’ve opened the...
05:11 pm - Fri, July 10, 2020
The Verge Amazon orders employees to remove TikTok from phones due to security risks
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Amazon asked employees to remove the popular social video-sharing app TikTok from their mobile devices on Friday, as first reported by The New Yor...
05:08 pm - Fri, July 10, 2020
The Verge HBO Max is getting a Batman spinoff show based on the upcoming Robert Pattinson movie
HBO Max has announced a new TV series focused on the Gotham City Police Department, which will be a spinoff of Matt Reeves’ upcoming The Batman film (which is set to star Robert Pattinso...
04:49 pm - Fri, July 10, 2020
The Verge The rumors around Googles 2020 Pixel phones are getting stranger by the minute
Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge Google’s 2020 Pixel lineup may look a bit different than usual if the latest product names found in the company’s Google search app are any indicati...
04:46 pm - Fri, July 10, 2020
The Verge YouTube is finally letting creators know exactly how theyre making money on YouTube
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge YouTube creators in the company’s Partner Program can earn money a bunch of different ways — through advertising, subscriptions, donations, li...
04:25 pm - Fri, July 10, 2020
The Verge How tokeep your email from getting out of control
Photo by Salvatore Laporta/KONTROLAB/LightRocket via Getty Images Staying on top of your email can be overwhelming, time-consuming, and tedious. It’s not hard to rack up a large number...
03:25 pm - Fri, July 10, 2020
The Verge What we know so far about iOS 14 from previewing the beta
Apple’s beta versions of iOS 14 and iPadOS 14 were released to the public this week, and The Verge’s Dieter Bohn was able to preview the new features, which you can now try for yoursel...
03:00 pm - Fri, July 10, 2020
The Verge HP Envy x360 (2020) review: AMD wins again
The best laptop under $1,000 Continue reading… ...
02:50 pm - Fri, July 10, 2020
The Verge The Echo Show 8 smart display is $40 off today
Photo by Dan Seifert / The Verge Amazon’s Echo Show 8, its 8-inch smart display, is $90 at Best Buy and Amazon. This model usually costs $130. Compared to the Google Nest Hub, its clos...
02:43 pm - Fri, July 10, 2020
The Verge The visual storytelling of Run The Jewels
Images: Run The Jewels | Illustration by Alex Castro El-P and Tim Saccenti break down the art of Run The Jewels Continue reading… ...
02:35 pm - Fri, July 10, 2020
The Verge The world is finally coming around to Starship Troopers
Photo illustration by William Joel / The Verge The Verge is a place where you can consider the future. So are movies. In Yesterday’s Future, we revisit a movie about the future and con...
02:18 pm - Fri, July 10, 2020
The Verge Rivian raises $2.5 billion ahead of launch of electric pickup and SUV
Image: Rivian EV startup Rivian has raised $2.5 billion, bringing its total funding to date to around $6 billion ahead of the launch of its all-electric pickup truck and SUV in early 202...
01:51 pm - Fri, July 10, 2020
The Verge Etsy sellers are offering sheer mesh face masks that provide very little protection
Masks for sale on Etsy. Etsy sellers have been a top source for stylish masks since the start of the pandemic — but some of them, it turns out, are barely masks at all. Sellers have be...
01:46 pm - Fri, July 10, 2020
The Verge Deadly Premonition 2 leans into the best and worst parts of the original cult classic
An unexpected sequel Continue reading… ...
01:37 pm - Fri, July 10, 2020
The Verge How to catch a glimpse of the comet NEOWISE dazzling the skies right now
Comet C/2020 F3 NEOWISE Near Barcelona. | Photo by Albert Llop / NurPhoto via Getty Images For any early birds who have ventured outside in the US this week, you may have seen a tiny —...
01:00 pm - Fri, July 10, 2020
The Verge Lenovos Flex 5G proves its too early to buy a 5G laptop
And with or without 5G, this isn’t a great laptop for $1,399 Continue reading… ...
12:27 pm - Fri, July 10, 2020
The Verge How to stop Facebooks iOS bug from crashing Spotify, Pinterest, Tinder, and other apps
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Facebook’s iOS SDK is causing a number of popular iPhone apps to crash today, including Spotify, Pinterest, and Tinder. You don’t even nee...
11:34 am - Fri, July 10, 2020
The Verge TikTok, Spotify, Tinder, and many other iOS apps are crashing again due to a Facebook issue
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge A number of popular apps and services including TikTok, Spotify, Pinterest, and Tinder are currently broken on iOS devices, with early reports...
11:34 am - Fri, July 10, 2020
The Verge Spotify, Pinterest, Tinder, and many other iOS apps are crashing again due to a Facebook issue
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge A number of popular apps and services including Spotify, Pinterest, and Tinder are currently broken on iOS devices, with early analysis sugges...
10:59 am - Fri, July 10, 2020
The Verge Apples range of unannounced ARM-based MacBooks detailed in new report
Image: Apple Apple’s first Macs based on its own ARM-based silicon will include a new MacBook Air, as well as MacBook Pros with 13.3-, 14-, and 16-inch screen sizes, according to a new...
10:11 am - Fri, July 10, 2020
The Verge PC shipments surge as the world gets serious about working from home
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge The ongoing coronavirus pandemic has made it more difficult to buy a new laptop recently, and we’re now starting to see how PC shipments hav...
10:00 am - Fri, July 10, 2020
The Verge What a damning civil rights audit missed about Facebook
Photo by Michele Doying / The Verge I. After two years of work, an independent civil rights audit of Facebook is now complete. The company had been under pressure from Congress and civi...
08:34 am - Fri, July 10, 2020
The Verge Images of Samsungs bean-shaped earbuds leak again, including its charging case
The bean-shaped Galaxy Buds Live have an unusual design for true wireless earbuds. | Image: Evan Blass Samsung’s upcoming bean-shaped earbuds have leaked again in a series of new image...
01:19 am - Fri, July 10, 2020
The Verge Google confirms new Nest smart speaker with official photo and video
Google has responded to the inadvertent reveal of a new Nest smart speaker through regulatory filings by, well, confirming its existence. The company just sent The Verge an official photo ...
11:34 pm - Thu, July 9, 2020
The Verge Dell XPS 15 gets new frost white color option coming later this summer
Image: Dell Dell is adding a new color option to its popular XPS 15 laptop for the first time ever, and it’s a huge visual upgrade to the usual silver aluminum and black carbon fiber o...
10:41 pm - Thu, July 9, 2020
The Verge Fisker and Karma raise millions of dollars following wave of Tesla optimism
Image: Fisker Inc. Fisker Inc. and Karma Automotive, two electric vehicle startups with a long shared history, each announced this week that they’ve raised millions of dollars. Fisker ...
09:48 pm - Thu, July 9, 2020
The Verge NASA is updating its guidelines on how to prevent contamination of the Solar System
An artistic rendering of astronauts landing on the surface of the Moon again | Image: NASA After years of debate, NASA plans to update its guidelines for how much biological contaminatio...
09:15 pm - Thu, July 9, 2020
The Verge Android 10 had the fastest adoption rate of any version of Android yet
Google has long struggled with getting device manufacturers to update older devices to the latest version of Android, but the company announced today that it’s starting to see some succe...
08:25 pm - Thu, July 9, 2020
The Verge San Diego Comic-Con goes digital, but heavy hitters from Marvel Studios and Warner Bros. may be absent
Dünzl\ullstein bild via Getty Images Tens of thousands of people won’t be descending upon San Diego this summer for the annual Comic-Con International gathering, but the festival is s...
08:10 pm - Thu, July 9, 2020
The Verge Amazons Alexa app will soon let you speak commands without pressing the blue button
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Amazon is making a small tweak to the Alexa companion app on iOS and Android; in a few days you’ll no longer need to tap the blue Alexa button o...
07:33 pm - Thu, July 9, 2020
The Verge TikToks likes briefly broke down at the worst possible time
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge For a few hours on Thursday afternoon, videos that appeared on TikTok user pages, following feeds, and the For You Page all displayed broken Like ...
06:57 pm - Thu, July 9, 2020
The Verge Superhot creators are giving away millions of free copies of Mind Control Delete expansion
Image: Superhot Team The team behind time-bending first-person shooter Superhot has a pretty good proposition: buy or have bought the first game and you get the follow-up for free. Calle...
06:44 pm - Thu, July 9, 2020
The Verge Right-to-repair advocates say hospitals need new rules to keep equipment working
Photo by MORRIS MAC MATZEN/AFP via Getty Images An advocacy group is urging lawmakers to make sure hospitals can repair their own equipment — citing a survey of over 200 medical profes...
06:14 pm - Thu, July 9, 2020
The Verge Sony buys $250 million stake in Fortnite creator Epic Games
Photo by Tom Warren / The Verge Sony has made a $250 million investment in Epic Games, the two companies announced on Thursday. The deal gives Sony a minority interest in the game develo...
05:47 pm - Thu, July 9, 2020
The Verge Disney CEO stresses Hamiltons importance to Disney Plus in private all-hands meeting
When Hamilton landed on Disney Plus last week, it seemed like everyone was clamoring to watch it. In a new company all-hands, CEO Bob Chapek stressed that Hamilton brought in a lot of new ...
05:41 pm - Thu, July 9, 2020
The Verge Sony reveals the PS5 game box design
Image: Sony Sony revealed what the physical boxes for PlayStation 5 games will look like in a blog post on Thursday, using the upcoming Spider-Man: Miles Morales as an example. While the...
05:35 pm - Thu, July 9, 2020
The Verge How to install the iOS 14 and iPadOS 14 public betas
iOS 14 and iPadOS 14 are now available in public beta, and you can download and install them. The process for installing each is similar. We’ll walk through what’s new and how to get t...
05:27 pm - Thu, July 9, 2020
The Verge GoPro now lets you transform the Hero 8 into a webcam
Photo by Brent Rose for The Verge You might not be getting much use out of GoPro’s outdoor action cameras during the coronavirus pandemic, so GoPro is making it a lot easier for you to...
05:11 pm - Thu, July 9, 2020
The Verge iOS 14s public beta is rolling out today
Dieter Bohn / The Verge The public betas for iOS 14 and iPadOS 14 are rolling out today, and they bring a laundry list of new features, including the biggest changes to the iOS home scre...
05:08 pm - Thu, July 9, 2020
The Verge iOS and iPadOS 14 public beta preview: something for everybody
There are so many new features that it’s hard to keep track Continue reading… ...
04:35 pm - Thu, July 9, 2020
The Verge Mysterious new Samsung wearable revealed in FCC filings
Image: fccid.io A mysterious new Samsung wearable device has been revealed in FCC filings made public today. You can see a diagram of what the wearable is expected to look like at the to...
04:35 pm - Thu, July 9, 2020
The Verge Everything you need to stream TV
Photo by Chris Welch / The Verge We live in the era of streaming entertainment, and it’s easier than ever to start watching whatever new Netflix, Prime Video, or Hulu show that your fr...
03:11 pm - Thu, July 9, 2020
The Verge Logitech is already giving up on its Alexa-powered Harmony remote control
Photo by Chris Welch / The Verge Logitech’s Harmony brand tried to reinvent the wheel with its Harmony Express remote control, and it didn’t work. The company just sent out an email ...
03:00 pm - Thu, July 9, 2020
The Verge The DeathAdder V2 Mini is Razers latest shrunken gaming mouse
The DeathAdder V2 Mini seen with the included anti-slip grip tape applied to the main mouse buttons. | Image: Razer Razer has announced a miniature version of the DeathAdder V2 gaming mo...
02:18 pm - Thu, July 9, 2020
The Verge How the Trump administration could ban TikTok
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge The Trump administration is apparently considering a ban on Chinese social media apps, including the popular video app TikTok. Secretary of State ...
02:17 pm - Thu, July 9, 2020
The Verge The Last of Us Part II inspired me to learn how to play the guitar
I waited seven years for a sequel to one of my favorite games, and I got a satisfying yet flawed experience. What I didn’t expect was that it would inspire me to start playing the guitar...
02:00 pm - Thu, July 9, 2020
The Verge Dells new XPS desktop has a refreshed design and Intels 10th Gen processors
The Dell XPS desktop comes in black or white and includes a wired keyboard and mouse combo. | Image: Dell Dell has given a facelift to its XPS desktop, resulting in a smaller and far mor...
01:35 pm - Thu, July 9, 2020
The Verge Googles upcoming Nest speaker revealed in regulatory filing
Image: The Radio Use Website (Japanese) A new smart speaker from Google has been spotted as part of a regulatory filing in Japan. Android Police believes this device to be the long-comin...
01:23 pm - Thu, July 9, 2020
The Verge Japanese app Tuna Scope uses AI to grade the quality of fish
The app was trained on thousands of images of tuna tails. | Image: Dentsu A Japanese chain of sushi restaurants is using an AI-powered app to assess the quality of tuna — a key step i...
01:00 pm - Thu, July 9, 2020
The Verge Crash Bandicoot is getting a new mobile game by the creators of Candy Crush Saga
Image: Activision Candy Crush Saga creator King has revealed a new free-to-play mobile game for Android and iOS featuring the goofy orange marsupial Crash Bandicoot. In Crash Bandicoot:...
01:00 pm - Thu, July 9, 2020
The Verge Tetris is getting a daily competitive game show with cash prizes
The Tetris mobile app is getting a massive reboot, and at the center is a new daily competition that turns the classic puzzler into a live game show. It’s called Tetris Primetime, and it...
12:00 pm - Thu, July 9, 2020
The Verge Canon announces the EOS R5, an 8K-shooting pro mirrorless camera
Canon has announced the EOS R5, by far the highest-end mirrorless camera it’s ever made. Following Canon’s solid entry into full-frame mirrorless with 2018’s EOS R and last year’s ...
12:00 pm - Thu, July 9, 2020
The Verge TikTok took down 49 million videos for content violations in just six months last year
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge TikTok took down more than 49 million videos from users across the globe during the second half of 2019, the company revealed in a transparency re...
11:48 am - Thu, July 9, 2020
The Verge Unreal Engine can now capture facial expressions via an official iOS app
Epic says the tool can be used alongside full motion-capture suits, or while an artist is sitting at their desk. | Image: Epic Games A newly released iOS app from Epic Games lets develop...
11:02 am - Thu, July 9, 2020
The Verge After the pandemic, doctors want their new robot helpers to stay
A robotic helping hand in a crisis Continue reading… ...
10:05 am - Thu, July 9, 2020
The Verge Google Maps tests showing traffic lights in the US
Image: Google In a new test, Google Maps is showing the location of traffic lights in cities around the US in its Android app. The feature was initially spotted by Droid Life, and its ex...
10:00 am - Thu, July 9, 2020
The Verge TikToks success has made it a big target for regulators
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge I. A recurring theme of this newsletter is that I write about TikTok, make some dark prediction about its future, and then turn out to be totally...
08:50 am - Thu, July 9, 2020
The Verge Apples iPhone repair program for independent stores expands to Europe and Canada
Image: Apple Apple’s Independent Repair Provider Program, which allows businesses to purchase genuine Apple parts to perform iPhone repairs without having to become a full-fledged Appl...
06:42 am - Thu, July 9, 2020
The Verge Fujifilms macOS webcam tool is out now
Photo by Dan Seifert / The Verge Fujifilm has released its software that lets you use X-series mirrorless cameras as a webcam for your Mac. The Fujifilm X Webcam tool was initially relea...
11:51 pm - Wed, July 8, 2020
The Verge Quibi reportedly lost 90 percent of early users after their free trials expired
Illustration by Grayson Blackmon / The Verge Streaming service Quibi only managed to convert a little under 10 percent of its early wave of users into paying subscribers, says mobile ana...
11:11 pm - Wed, July 8, 2020
The Verge Ford employees ask the company to stop making police cars
Employees inside Ford have asked the company’s leadership to stop making and selling police vehicles, according to Jalopnik. In response, Ford CEO Jim Hackett has told employees in a let...
10:38 pm - Wed, July 8, 2020
The Verge Amazons Alexa app will soon let you speak commands without pressing the blue button
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Amazon is making a small tweak to the Alexa companion app on iOS and Android; in a few days you’ll no longer need to tap the blue Alexa button o...
10:04 pm - Wed, July 8, 2020
The Verge Apple promises to support Thunderbolt on its new ARM Macs
Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge Apple is moving away from Intel’s chipsets in favor of its new, custom-designed ARM chips — but the company is promising that it’ll still support ...
09:46 pm - Wed, July 8, 2020
The Verge Google reportedly abandoned a cloud computing product for the Chinese market
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Google has abandoned plans to develop and launch a cloud computing product designed for the Chinese market, among other politically controversial ...
09:20 pm - Wed, July 8, 2020
The Verge Facebook bans Roger Stone after linking him to fake accounts
Photo by Marvin Joseph/The Washington Post via Getty Images On Wednesday, Facebook announced that it had removed accounts belonging to Roger Stone, a friend and confidant of President Do...
08:54 pm - Wed, July 8, 2020
The Verge Smart home platform Wink is finally rolling out its controversial subscription program on July 27th
Smart home platform Wink has announced that it’ll finally roll out its controversial new $4.99-per-month subscription on July 27th, following months of delays. The subscription will put ...
07:45 pm - Wed, July 8, 2020
The Verge Doctors are better at treating COVID-19 patients now than they were in March
Nurses assess a COVID-19 patient in New York. | Photo by Robert Nickelsberg / Getty Images But they still don’t have good tools to help people who aren’t severely ill Cont...
07:09 pm - Wed, July 8, 2020
The Verge Amazon will start listing names and addresses of Marketplace sellers to combat counterfeiting
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Amazon will start publicly listing the names and addresses of US-based third-party sellers on its Marketplace platform as a measure to fight count...
07:05 pm - Wed, July 8, 2020
The Verge Harley Quinn shows superheroes are better when you dont take them so seriously
Despite over a decade of very serious cinematic universes, it helps to remember that superhero fiction is, in fact, quite silly. This is an empirical fact: it doesn’t matter who wears th...
07:03 pm - Wed, July 8, 2020
The Verge Intels Thunderbolt 4 standard looks to raise the bar for USB-C devices
Intel has announced the details for its upcoming Thunderbolt 4 connection standard, which will be built on top of the also forthcoming USB4 specification. The new spec isn’t technically...
06:26 pm - Wed, July 8, 2020
The Verge How to set a vacation responder in Gmail
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge If you’re planning to take some time away from work, it might be a good idea to set up a vacation responder: an automatic reply that goes out to...
06:18 pm - Wed, July 8, 2020
The Verge The Far Side returns after 25 years, and its all digital
Image: Farworks Gary Larson just released new comics for The Far Side, the first strips since January 1995. While Larson cautions that this is “not a resurrection of The Far Side daily...
05:43 pm - Wed, July 8, 2020
The Verge Microsoft Teams new Together Mode is designed for pandemic-era meetings
Microsoft is introducing some big updates to Microsoft Teams today. The software giant has been working on a new “Together Mode” for Teams ever since the COVID-19 pandemic began, and i...
05:00 pm - Wed, July 8, 2020
The Verge Android 11s latest beta is all about stability
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Today marks the release of Android 11’s second public beta, the latest test version of the operating system that’s officially due to release i...
05:00 pm - Wed, July 8, 2020
The Verge The Sims 4s new reality show has players compete to tell the best stories
Coming soon to TBS: a reality TV show where the best Sims players in the world compete to show off their creations. Today, EA announced a new series called The Sims Spark’d, which follow...
04:39 pm - Wed, July 8, 2020
The Verge Ninja starts streaming on YouTube after Microsoft shuts down Mixer
Photo by Quinn Harris / Getty Images One of the biggest names in streaming is heading to YouTube. Today, Tyler “Ninja” Blevins started streaming on Google’s platform, finding a new...
04:17 pm - Wed, July 8, 2020
The Verge Samsung reportedly wont include chargers with some phones starting next year
Photo by Brennan King / The Verge Samsung may not include chargers in the boxes of some of its smartphones starting in 2021, according to a report from Korean news site ETNews. The compa...
04:16 pm - Wed, July 8, 2020
The Verge Valorants latest skins turn your guns into dragons
Now that Riot’s team shooter Valorant has been out for some time and the competitive scene is starting to solidify, we can finally get to the important thing: really cool skins. Today, t...
04:13 pm - Wed, July 8, 2020
The Verge Samsungs Galaxy Note 20 Ultra shown in brief hands-on video
Image: Jimmy is Promo (YouTube) As is usually the case with leaked gadgets, first there were photos... and now there’s a video. One day after Samsung officially announced the August 5t...
04:06 pm - Wed, July 8, 2020
The Verge SpaceX delays launch of latest batch of Starlink satellites, with two hitchhiking spacecraft
Update July 8th, 12:00PM ET: SpaceX postponed today’s launch due to bad weather in the area. The company decided to proceed through the countdown of the launch up until one minute before...
04:06 pm - Wed, July 8, 2020
The Verge Yamahas new electric bicycle Civante is a fitness-focused speed demon
Image: Yamaha Yamaha, the Japanese brand known mostly for its pianos and motorcycles, has been selling electric bicycles in the US for a little less than two years. Now, the company is e...
03:41 pm - Wed, July 8, 2020
The Verge Facebook auditors call out Mark Zuckerberg for vexing and heartbreaking decisions
Illustration by James Bareham / The Verge A team of civil rights auditors has delivered a scathing and unexpected indictment of Facebook’s recent moderation choices after a two-year ex...
03:27 pm - Wed, July 8, 2020
The Verge Google video reveals Android 11 will likely launch on September 8th
Photo by Dieter Bohn / The Verge Android 11, the next major update to Google’s mobile operating system, is likely to begin rolling out on September 8th. As noted by the sharp eyes at A...
03:18 pm - Wed, July 8, 2020
The Verge Harvard and MIT sue Trump administration over new policy on international student visas
Photo by Maddie Meyer / Getty Images Harvard and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology are suing the Trump administration over Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s recent rule req...
03:00 pm - Wed, July 8, 2020
The Verge Robotic lab assistant is 1,000 times faster at conducting research
The machine uses an industrial robotic arm to manipulate equipment made for humans. | Image: University of Liverpool Researchers have developed what they say is a breakthrough robotic l...
02:59 pm - Wed, July 8, 2020
The Verge Twitter is working on a new subscription platform, hints job listing
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Twitter appears to be working on a subscription platform for its social networking service. A new job listing reveals that Twitter has a new inter...
01:47 pm - Wed, July 8, 2020
The Verge Eeros three-pack of mesh Wi-Fi routers is down to $170 at Best Buy and Amazon
Photo by Dan Seifert / The Verge If you want to get more out of your internet connection, buying a mesh Wi-Fi system is a smart way to cover more of your home in reliable Wi-Fi signal ...
01:33 pm - Wed, July 8, 2020
The Verge Qualcomms new Snapdragon 865 Plus is its most powerful mobile chip, designed for gaming
Qualcomm has announced a refreshed version of its flagship Snapdragon 865 processor called the Snapdragon 865 Plus, which is designed to boost performance by almost 10 percent for gaming a...
01:30 pm - Wed, July 8, 2020
The Verge The makers of Facetune are launching a new photo filter app
The maker of Facetune, the hugely successful selfie app, is launching a new photo filter app called Quickart today that will be available to download for free on iOS. Quickart’s filters ...
01:08 pm - Wed, July 8, 2020
The Verge Watch SpaceX launch its latest batch of Starlink satellites, with two hitchhiking spacecraft
Just a week after launching a GPS satellite for the Space Force, SpaceX is back with another launch of its internet-beaming Starlink satellites. The company’s Falcon 9 rocket is slated t...
01:00 pm - Wed, July 8, 2020
The Verge This is Tinders new video chat feature, Face to Face
Image: Tinder Tinder is introducing a major new feature today: video calls. Face to Face, as the company calls its own video chats, doesn’t require people to exchange private phone num...
12:00 pm - Wed, July 8, 2020
The Verge Spotify will now make you a custom workout playlist
Spotify Spotify knows people are changing up their workout routines during the pandemic, so it’s making it easier for them to create playlists to soundtrack their regimens. The company...
11:00 am - Wed, July 8, 2020
The Verge Amazon Fire TV Live adds virtual pay TV options from Sling, YouTube, and Hulu
Amazon’s Fire TV platform is expanding its live TV integration to include several key new services: YouTube TV, Sling TV, and Hulu’s live TV offering. The new services join previously ...
11:00 am - Wed, July 8, 2020
The Verge Samsung needs a splashy product for its splashy product launch
The last big tech event I attended in person was Samsung’s launch of the Galaxy S20 line of smartphones. Now Samsung will join everybody else in tech by trying to capture some semblance ...
10:00 am - Wed, July 8, 2020
The Verge The creators of the buzzy audio app Clubhouse made a depressingly common mistake
I. Yesterday we talked about how a recent social media conflict between journalists and the tech world might be better framed as a conflict between managers and their employees. Today I wa...
09:30 am - Wed, July 8, 2020
The Verge Mercedes-Benz embraces the touchscreen in the new version of MBUX
Images: Mercedes-Benz Mercedes-Benz has unveiled the second generation of its MBUX infotainment system that will debut in the 2021 S-Class, which features a new touchscreen-forward user ...
09:26 am - Wed, July 8, 2020
The Verge Samsung updates mid-range Galaxy A51 and A71 with flagship S20 camera features
Samsung’s Galaxy A51. | Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge Samsung is updating its Galaxy A51 and A71 handsets with a collection of new features from its flagship Galaxy S20 series. The...
08:42 am - Wed, July 8, 2020
The Verge LinkedIn will let you upload audio clips to tell people how to pronounce your name
The 10-second audio clips appear as speaker icons next to a user’s name. | Image: The Verge LinkedIn has added a new feature to its user profiles: the option to record 10-second audio...
07:30 am - Wed, July 8, 2020
The Verge An external lens wont completely fix your webcam woes, but it has its benefits
Recently, some of the most popular webcams have been difficult to buy at major online retailers as people bought them to help stay in contact while social distancing or working from home d...
01:31 am - Wed, July 8, 2020
The Verge Donkey Kong Country heads Julys Nintendo Switch Online games
Nintendo’s latest addition to the library of retro games that comes with its Switch Online subscription service includes a big hitter: Donkey Kong Country. Rare’s 1994 side-scrolling p...
11:08 pm - Tue, July 7, 2020
The Verge iOS 14 might let you scan QR codes to use Apple Pay
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Apple’s upcoming iOS 14 update might let you pay for items by scanning QR codes that activate Apple Pay, giving you another way to use the compa...
11:00 pm - Tue, July 7, 2020
The Verge Samsungs Galaxy Note 20 event confirmed for August 5th
Samsung has announced that its next Galaxy Unpacked event will take place on Wednesday, August 5th, at 10AM ET. The company is expected to reveal its new lineup of Galaxy Note 20 devices, ...
09:51 pm - Tue, July 7, 2020
The Verge Audi reveals a sporty version of its upcoming electric Q4 SUV
Images: Audi Audi has unveiled concept renderings of a new “Sportback” version of the Q4 E-Tron electric SUV that it debuted last year. Meant to serve as a smaller and more affordabl...
09:50 pm - Tue, July 7, 2020
The Verge Supreme Court says government debt collectors cant robocall your cell anymore
Photo by Becca Farsace / The Verge The US Supreme Court has upheld a federal ban on robocalls to cellphones from 1991, and it struck down a provision that exempted government-debt collec...
09:23 pm - Tue, July 7, 2020
The Verge Fraunhofers new H.266 codec promises to cut the cost of streaming 4K video in half
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge The Fraunhofer Heinrich Hertz Institute, the electrical engineering and computer science division of the esteemed German research organization, on...
09:17 pm - Tue, July 7, 2020
The Verge Facebook boycott organizers call Mark Zuckerberg meeting a disappointment
Illustration by James Bareham / The Verge After months of escalating pressure, leaders from the #StopHateForProfit boycott campaign met with Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and other Facebo...
07:31 pm - Tue, July 7, 2020
The Verge Everything you need to know about the coronavirus
Illustration by Ana Kova Public health experts around the globe are scrambling to understand, track, and contain a new virus that appeared in Wuhan, China, at the beginning of December 2...
06:59 pm - Tue, July 7, 2020
The Verge Go read this Kotaku story about Ubisofts pervasive toxic culture
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Over the past few weeks, dozens of people connected to the game industry have shared stories of abuse on Twitter. One company, in particular, Ubis...
05:58 pm - Tue, July 7, 2020
The Verge eSkootr is a high-speed electric scooter racing series launching in 2021
Images: eSkootr A group of Formula One and Formula E drivers is starting a new racing series that will pit competitors against each other on ultra-fast custom-built electric scooters. Th...
05:55 pm - Tue, July 7, 2020
The Verge How the commercialization of bug bounties is creating more vulnerabilities
This week on The Vergecast interview series, Verge editor-in-chief Nilay Patel talks to founder and CEO of Luta Security Katie Moussouris. Moussouris has a long history in computer securit...
05:44 pm - Tue, July 7, 2020
The Verge House budget bill denies major increases for NASA to fund ambitious Moon program
An artistic rendering of astronauts on the Moon, mining resources. | Image: NASA House appropriators don’t intend to substantially increase NASA’s budget, potentially jeopardizing th...
05:25 pm - Tue, July 7, 2020
The Verge Away faces staff revolt as employees call for Steph Korey to step down
Illustration by William Joel / The Verge Employees at Away are calling for founder and co-CEO Steph Korey to immediately resign, after a photo of her dressed as a Native American surface...
05:10 pm - Tue, July 7, 2020
The Verge Instagrams pinned comments feature is rolling out to everyone now
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Instagram on Tuesday started the official rollout of its pinned comment feature, which the company first began testing back in May. The feature le...
04:37 pm - Tue, July 7, 2020
The Verge Gmail for iPad now supports split-view multitasking
Image: Google Gmail for iPad’s latest update brings long-awaited support for split-view multitasking, meaning you no longer have to open a full Gmail screen to check or send new emails...
04:00 pm - Tue, July 7, 2020
The Verge Mmhmm turns your boring Zoom call into a Weekend Update-style TV show
The Mmhmm desktop app. | Image: Mmhmm The future of video chat will look more like Saturday Night Live’s Weekend Update than it will Zoom. That’s the bet being made by Phil Libin, wh...
03:46 pm - Tue, July 7, 2020
The Verge Brazilian president Jair Bolsonaro tests positive for COVID-19
Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro at the Planalto Palace in Brasília, Brazil, on June 30, 2020.  | Photo by Andre Borges/NurPhoto via Getty Images Brazilian President Jair Bolson...
03:32 pm - Tue, July 7, 2020
The Verge The US government is considering a TikTok ban, says secretary of state
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge The US is considering a ban on Chinese social media apps like the popular video-sharing platform TikTok, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo told Fox N...
03:23 pm - Tue, July 7, 2020
The Verge Samsungs Galaxy A71 5G UW is Verizons cheapest 5G phone yet
Image: Samsung Samsung’s new Galaxy A71 5G UW is launching on July 16th. At $649, it will be the most affordable way to access Verizon’s 5G millimeter-wave network. Preorders for Ver...
03:00 pm - Tue, July 7, 2020
The Verge Amazon Prime Video is introducing individual user profiles
Amazon Prime Video is rolling out user profiles for family members and friends who share Prime accounts, the company announced today. Each account will allow for up to six user profiles. ...
03:00 pm - Tue, July 7, 2020
The Verge Theres no quick fix forclimate change
Illustration by Ana Kova It could take decades before cuts to greenhouse gases actually affect global temperatures, according to a new study. 2035 is probably the earliest that scientist...
02:52 pm - Tue, July 7, 2020
The Verge Alphabets Loon balloons provide their first commercial internet service in Kenya
Image: Loon Alphabet’s Loon division, which uses floating balloons to provide internet, has today launched its first commercial service in Kenya. In a blog post announcing the news, Lo...
02:28 pm - Tue, July 7, 2020
The Verge Toshibas discounted 50-inch 4K HDR TV includes a free Echo Dot at Best Buy
Toshiba’s 50-inch Fire TV Edition model comes with a free Echo Dot at Best Buy. Buying the right TV and set-top streaming box to go along with it can be stressful and expensive. There...
02:06 pm - Tue, July 7, 2020
The Verge Magic Leap names former Microsoft executive as CEO
Photo By Stephen McCarthy/Sportsfile via Getty Images Magic Leap has appointed Peggy Johnson, a former Microsoft executive, as its new CEO. Johnson will begin leading the company on Augu...
02:03 pm - Tue, July 7, 2020
The Verge An online propaganda campaign used AI-generated headshots to create fake journalists
Examples of AI-generated faces, not connected with the network of fake authors described in this news story. | Image: The Verge A network of fictional journalists, analysts, and politic...
02:00 pm - Tue, July 7, 2020
The Verge Tracing the link between your phone and the next pandemic
When humans cut their way through forests to dig up gold and other minerals that go into phones, computers, and other devices, they run the risk of being a catalyst for a phenomenon called...
01:48 pm - Tue, July 7, 2020
The Verge Quibi is flailing because no one at Quibi understands what Quibi is
Illustration by Grayson Blackmon / The Verge After 90 days, Quibi’s free trial period has come to an end. Now, executives at the company have their biggest hurdle yet: getting people t...
01:32 pm - Tue, July 7, 2020
The Verge Halo 3 is coming to PC on July 14th
Halo 3 will be released on PC on July 14th as part of The Master Chief Collection. PC players will be able to buy Halo 3 on the Microsoft Store or through Steam, and it will be available f...
01:02 pm - Tue, July 7, 2020
The Verge Sports bubbles are good places to study COVID-19
Practice courts inside the NBA bubble in Orlando, Florida. | Photo by Joe Murphy / NBAE via Getty Images Sports are coming back in the United States, and as they do, professional leagues...
01:00 pm - Tue, July 7, 2020
The Verge The Moto G 5G Plus is Motorolas first midrange 5G phone, but its skipping the US
Image: Motorola Motorola is bringing 5G connectivity to its midrange Moto G lineup with a new Moto G 5G Plus model — but it won’t be releasing in the US. The Moto G 5G Plus features ...
12:40 pm - Tue, July 7, 2020
The Verge The OnePlus Nord will be officially revealed on July 21st
Image: OnePlus The midrange OnePlus Nord is due to be officially announced with an augmented reality event on July 21st, the company announced today. OnePlus said the Nord will be a “m...
12:00 pm - Tue, July 7, 2020
The Verge Uber launches on-demand grocery delivery in Latin America and Canada
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Uber is launching an on-demand grocery delivery service in Latin America and Canada, the company announced on Tuesday. It’s Uber’s first major...
11:38 am - Tue, July 7, 2020
The Verge Samsungs Galaxy Note 20 Ultra appears to leak in first real-world images
From the images, the Note 20 appears to have a similar camera bump to the Galaxy S20. | Image: Jimmy is Promo Photos allegedly showing Samsung’s unannounced Galaxy Note 20 Ultra have b...
10:00 am - Tue, July 7, 2020
The Verge How Twitter is shifting the power balance from companies to their employees
Photo by Michele Doying / The Verge Last week, the worlds of technology and journalism were transfixed by a conflict that played out across across Instagram, Twitter, and the upstart aud...
09:25 am - Tue, July 7, 2020
The Verge Samsungs UV sterilizer and wireless charger officially announced globally
Image: Samsung Samsung has announced a new 10W wireless charger that tops up your phone’s battery while sterilizing the device using UV-C light. The company says the ultraviolet light ...
08:24 am - Tue, July 7, 2020
The Verge Segas Astro City Mini is a tiny arcade cabinet
Sega We may soon be reaching Peak Mini Retro Console. After the excellent Genesis/Mega Drive Mini and the baffling Game Gear Micro, Sega has unveiled an even more improbable product: mee...
07:04 am - Tue, July 7, 2020
The Verge Poco M2 Pro announced with big fast-charging battery for under $200
Newly independent Xiaomi spin-off Poco has announced its latest smartphone, further broadening the brand beyond the Poco F1’s initial pitch of high specs for low prices. Like the X2, the...
04:07 am - Tue, July 7, 2020
The Verge TikTok pulls out of Hong Kong due to new security law
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge TikTok says it will stop offering its social video app in Hong Kong after the region adopted a new national security law granting expanded powers ...
11:45 pm - Mon, July 6, 2020
The Verge Slacks new notification schedules give you your weekends back
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Slack is now letting you choose when you get notifications on a per-day basis, meaning you can finally stop getting Slack pings over the weekend. ...
10:12 pm - Mon, July 6, 2020
The Verge ICE says international students must take in-person classes to remain in the US
Photo by Maddie Meyer / Getty Images The US Immigration and Customs Enforcement has announced that in order to remain in the country for the fall 2020 semester, international students mu...
09:47 pm - Mon, July 6, 2020
The Verge How to change your inbox layout in Gmail
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Gmail offers you several customizable formats — so many that you can have multiple Gmail accounts and they can all look completely different. Fo...
09:34 pm - Mon, July 6, 2020
The Verge How to enable and use Gmails AI-powered Smart Reply and Smart Compose tools
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Leading up to Gmail’s 15th birthday last year, Google added a lot of productivity and machine learning tools to its email service. (It may a...
08:57 pm - Mon, July 6, 2020
The Verge Google Plus is officially gone after its mobile apps are rebranded as Google Currents
Illustration: Alex Castro / The Verge Google Plus, the company’s failed social network, is officially gone as of today. After Google Plus personal accounts were shut down last year, Go...
08:52 pm - Mon, July 6, 2020
The Verge Google Docs, Sheets, and Slides now have a dark theme on Android
Image: Google Google is rolling out a dark mode for its Docs, Sheets, and Slides apps on Android starting today. The tech giant says all Android users will gain access to the dark theme...
08:42 pm - Mon, July 6, 2020
The Verge Google, Facebook, and Twitter halt government data requests after new Hong Kong security law
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Google, Facebook, and Twitter are pausing the processing of data requests from the Hong Kong government as they review a new security law that wen...
06:05 pm - Mon, July 6, 2020
The Verge Bird got a COVID-19 bailout loan of at least $5 million
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Bird, the beleaguered e-scooter company, received a loan worth between $5 million and $10 million from the federal government’s Paycheck Pro...
06:05 pm - Mon, July 6, 2020
The Verge The federal government says Bird got at least a $5 million bailout loan, but the company denies it
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Bird, the beleaguered e-scooter company, received a loan worth between $5 million and $10 million from the federal government’s Paycheck Pro...
05:23 pm - Mon, July 6, 2020
The Verge Summer game fest: how to watch this summers digital gaming events
Image: Summer Game Fest Even though E3, Gamescom, and other summer gaming events have become online-only or outright canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic, there has already been a lot o...
05:23 pm - Mon, July 6, 2020
The Verge This weeks summer gaming events: Ubisoft Forward and Limited Run Games LRG3
Image: Summer Game Fest Even though E3, Gamescom, and other summer gaming events have become online-only or outright canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic, there has already been a lot o...
05:05 pm - Mon, July 6, 2020
The Verge Sennheiser received a bailout loan worth over $2 million
Sennheiser M2 | Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Audio company Sennheiser received between $2 million and $5 million as part of the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP), accordin...
04:45 pm - Mon, July 6, 2020
The Verge Is anyone watching Quibi?
Illustration: Vulture and Photos Courtesy of Quibi The streaming platform raised $1.75 billion and secured a roster of A-list talent, but it can’t get audiences to notice Contin...
04:33 pm - Mon, July 6, 2020
The Verge Chinese EV startups Byton and Nio received paycheck protection loans of at least $5 million
Chinese EV startups Byton, Nio, and Karma Automotive were among the companies that received the largest loans from the government’s COVID-19-related Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) in ...
04:05 pm - Mon, July 6, 2020
The Verge Watch this Pokmon Go commercial directed by Rian Johnson
At its best, Pokémon Go blends the real world and the virtual, thanks to its use of location-based gameplay and augmented reality. That sensation really comes across in a new 30-second co...
03:52 pm - Mon, July 6, 2020
The Verge South Korean drone display reminds watchers to wash hands and wear masks
Drones remind citizens in Seoul, South Korea, to wear masks and observe social distancing guidelines. | Photo: Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport South Korea has done a remar...
03:52 pm - Mon, July 6, 2020
The Verge How to convert a PDF file for your Kindle
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Recently, a friend sent me a preview of a book that she was about to have published and asked me to read it. I was delighted — but unfortuna...
03:13 pm - Mon, July 6, 2020
The Verge How to personalize your Google Chrome homepage with any GIF
I spend a lot of time trying to personalize every aspect of my laptop: pasting stickers on the top, separating all of my icons into folders on my desktop, and, thanks to a little trick I l...
03:13 pm - Mon, July 6, 2020
The Verge How to personalize your Google Chrome homepage with any GIF
I spend a lot of time trying to personalize every aspect of my laptop: pasting stickers on the top, separating all of my icons into folders on my desktop, and, thanks to a little trick I l...
03:00 pm - Mon, July 6, 2020
The Verge This tiny Xbox controller is designed for Microsofts xCloud service
Microsoft is planning to launch its xCloud game streaming service later this year as part of Xbox Game Pass, and accessory makers are getting ready. 8BitDo, a company that specializes in r...
03:00 pm - Mon, July 6, 2020
The Verge The HyperJuice 100W GaN USB-C charger is now available for $99
HyperJuice’s 100W gallium nitride (GaN) USB-C charger — which the company says is the first of its kind — is now available to buy for $99.99, following a successful Kickstarter campa...
02:13 pm - Mon, July 6, 2020
The Verge The best laptop you can buy
From ultraportables to high-powered editing machines, here are the best laptops to get right now Continue reading… ...
02:00 pm - Mon, July 6, 2020
The Verge Microsoft announces Xbox Series X games event for July 23rd
Microsoft will hold its Xbox Series X games event on July 23rd at 9AM PT / 12PM ET. The company is planning on showing games made by its Xbox Game Studios, including Halo Infinite. 343 ind...
01:47 pm - Mon, July 6, 2020
The Verge Apple AirPods Pro are $30 off at Verizon
Photo by Chris Welch / The Verge Apple’s AirPods Pro truly wireless earbuds are $220 at Verizon, which is $30 off the usual $250 price. Most deals we see for this model usually range f...
01:41 pm - Mon, July 6, 2020
The Verge Naughty Dog condemns abusive fans sending death threats, harassment to TLOU2 team
The Last of Us Part II developer Naughty Dog has issued a statement condemning harassment after several members of the creative team were subjected to abuse and hateful messages. Since the...
01:24 pm - Mon, July 6, 2020
The Verge Fading Light: the story ofMagic Leaps lost mixed reality magnum opus
Illustration by William Joel / The Verge One of the startup’s most exciting projects is finished, but will anyone see it? Continue reading… ...
01:03 pm - Mon, July 6, 2020
The Verge The Navajo Nation faced water shortages for generations and then the pandemic hit
Emma Robbins’ grandparents used to live in a traditional hogan like the one above, pictured with a 275-gallon water tank outside. They later moved into a home with two bathrooms. But with...
12:29 pm - Mon, July 6, 2020
The Verge Uber acquires meal delivery service Postmates for $2.65 billion
Photo by CHRIS DELMAS/AFP via Getty Images Uber will acquire food delivery service Postmates in a $2.65 billion all-stock deal intended to give the ride-hail company a much-need jolt aft...
09:30 am - Mon, July 6, 2020
The Verge Instagrams Reels feature reportedly expands to India following TikTok ban
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Facebook is testing Instagram’s Reels feature in India, Business Insider reports. Reels is a video editing tool designed to let people create Ti...
06:44 am - Mon, July 6, 2020
The Verge US sanctions make Huawei more of a security risk, says leaked UK report
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge The UK may reverse its decision to allow Huawei as a supplier for the country’s 5G network buildout after a report concluded that US sanctions w...
05:54 pm - Sun, July 5, 2020
The Verge Go read this Daily Beast story about a new online school Elon Musk helped start
Back in 2015, Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk said he had started a school to teach his five kids, eventually expanding it as a non-profit school for some children of SpaceX employees. He s...
04:49 pm - Sun, July 5, 2020
The Verge Streaming this week: Babysitters Club and The Old Guard on Netflix, Palm Springs on Hulu
Photo: Hulu If you have spent the holiday weekend watching the Hamilton movie on repeat, let’s just say I’m not judging you. At all. Polygon has an interesting analysis about how dif...
01:00 pm - Sun, July 5, 2020
The Verge 33 powerful Black Lives Matter murals
Artist(s) unknown, Oakland, CA | Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge Artists have turned boarded-up businesses into powerful Black Lives Matter art Continue reading… ...
10:08 pm - Sat, July 4, 2020
The Verge Rocket Labs 13th launch ends in failure, after rocket experiences problem mid-flight
Rocket Lab’s 13th mission to space ended in failure on Saturday, after the company’s rocket experienced some kind of problem after launching to space. As a result, Rocket Lab lost its ...
06:39 pm - Sat, July 4, 2020
The Verge DuckDuckGo reinstated in India after being unreachable since July 1st
Privacy-focused search engine DuckDuckGo has been restored in India after being unreachable for many users there since July 1st, Android Police reported. Reports about what was causing the...
02:00 pm - Sat, July 4, 2020
The Verge 9 new trailers to watch this week
Image: Pixar Like seemingly everyone else right now, I watched back through Avatar: The Last Airbender for the first time in years (actually, just the second and third seasons since my w...
01:15 pm - Sat, July 4, 2020
The Verge Reddit says its fixing code in its iOS app that copied clipboard contents
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Reddit says it’s releasing a fix for a piece of code that copied contents from users’ clipboards. Users in a beta version of iOS 14, which sen...
08:34 pm - Fri, July 3, 2020
The Verge LinkedIn says it will stop repeatedly copying iOS clipboard
Photo by Thomas Trutschel/Photothek via Getty Images LinkedIn plans to stop its app from repeatedly copying the contents of an iOS device’s clipboard, after a user highlighted the seem...
06:33 pm - Fri, July 3, 2020
The Verge MrBeast ends Finger on the App competition by telling players to stop after 70 hours
After watching contestants keep their fingers attached to a phone screen for more than 70 hours, YouTube creator Jimmy “MrBeast” Donaldson called an early end to a massive competition ...
03:38 pm - Fri, July 3, 2020
The Verge Sonys PS4 hit Horizon Zero Dawn is coming to PC on August 7th
We already knew that Horizon Zero Dawn, long one of the PlayStation 4’s prized exclusives, would be making its way to PC. And now we know precisely when that will happen: the game will b...
03:01 pm - Fri, July 3, 2020
The Verge Fortnite to host We The People program focused on conversations about race in America
Epic Games/Fortnite Fortnite’s Party Royale will air an in-game showing of We The People on Saturday, part of a series of conversations around race in America, the company announced Fr...
02:17 pm - Fri, July 3, 2020
The Verge UK government takes $500 million stake in space exploration firm OneWeb
Image: OneWeb As part of a consortium that includes Indian telecom Bharti Global, the UK government will invest $500 million and take a “significant equity share” in space exploratio...
01:30 pm - Fri, July 3, 2020
The Verge A portable display can make working from your dining room table easier
The Ananta is a 17.3-inch touchscreen portable display. Working from home (which many of us have been forced to do for the past few months, whether we want to or not) can be more product...
01:00 pm - Fri, July 3, 2020
The Verge The best tech deals for the July Fourth weekend
Photo by Dan Seifert / The Verge Tomorrow is July Fourth, or Independence Day if you live in the US. Like all major US holidays, there are some good sales happening on tech that are wort...
12:00 pm - Fri, July 3, 2020
The Verge The Verges favorite gadgets and gear for summer
Illustration by Grayson Blackmon / The Verge Despite all of the ills and upheavals that 2020 is bringing, there is at least one thing that we can celebrate: summer is here. And while you...
12:00 pm - Fri, July 3, 2020
The Verge LG Gram 17 review: lighter than it looks
A massive laptop you probably don’t need Continue reading… ...
09:58 am - Fri, July 3, 2020
The Verge Googles $2.1 billion Fitbit acquisition is getting closer scrutiny from EU regulators
The Fitbit Inspire HR fitness tracker. | Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Antitrust regulators and consumer advocacy groups are increasing their scrutiny of Google’s planne...
09:18 am - Fri, July 3, 2020
The Verge Evo Online canceled after co-founder accused of sexual misconduct
Image: Evo Fighting game tournament organizer Evo has canceled Evo Online and removed its co-founder and president from the company after serious allegations surfaced about his past beha...
08:00 am - Fri, July 3, 2020
The Verge Lime is relaunching Jumps electric bikes in London
Photo by David Cliff/NurPhoto via Getty Images Lime is relaunching Jump’s electric bike-share service in London in its first move since acquiring the struggling bike brand from Uber. ...
12:41 am - Fri, July 3, 2020
The Verge Captain America is now in Fortnite
A Captain America skin is now available in Fortnite, Epic Games announced today. He’s the latest comic-themed skin to be added to the popular free-to-play battle royale game. Captain Ame...
12:13 am - Fri, July 3, 2020
The Verge Tech billionaire Peter Thiel may ditch Trump because he thinks Trump will lose
Photo by John Lamparski/Getty Images Billionaire Peter Thiel, the most famous Trump supporter in tech, is distancing himself from the president’s reelection campaign. Thiel fears Presi...
10:32 pm - Thu, July 2, 2020
The Verge Ubisoft promises sweeping changes after several execs were accused of sexual misconduct
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Ubisoft is making a number of internal changes in response to allegations of misconduct against multiple employees, including two executives accus...
10:04 pm - Thu, July 2, 2020
The Verge Twitch appears to ban SayNoToRage after harassment allegations
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Twitch appears to have banned SayNoToRage, a popular Destiny streamer, after several women said that he harassed them or touched them without cons...
09:59 pm - Thu, July 2, 2020
The Verge Away says co-CEO Steph Korey will step down this year after her attacks on the media
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Steph Korey, the co-CEO of luggage company Away, will be stepping down from her role within the year, co-founder Jen Rubio and co-CEO Stuart H...
09:00 pm - Thu, July 2, 2020
The Verge Here are the best AirPods deals
Photo by Chris Welch / The Verge Apple’s AirPods are among the most popular headphones on the market. They’re compact, easy to pair with your devices, and they offer reliable connect...
08:40 pm - Thu, July 2, 2020
The Verge Olympus now lets you use some of its mirrorless cameras as webcams
Photo: Olympus Olympus is becoming the latest camera company to release an app that allows customers to use its mirrorless cameras as high-quality webcams with a new OM-D Webcam Beta app...
08:25 pm - Thu, July 2, 2020
The Verge Amazon Prime Video launches Windows 10 desktop app
Amazon Prime Video’s dedicated app for Windows 10 is now live in the Microsoft Store, the company announced Thursday. It allows you to stream videos and download them for offline viewing...
08:14 pm - Thu, July 2, 2020
The Verge Super Nintendo World Japan looks like a Mario level dropped into reality
We may have just gotten our best look yet at Super Nintendo World, Nintendo and Universal’s upcoming Mario-themed area for Universal Studios Japan — and it looks like a level plucked s...
08:03 pm - Thu, July 2, 2020
The Verge The Apple Card now has a website where you can pay your bills
Apple has introduced a new web portal for managing its Apple Card credit card (including paying bills, viewing the current balance, and seeing past bill statements), which makes the experi...
07:58 pm - Thu, July 2, 2020
The Verge Googles Pixel 3A is discontinued, but these retailers are still selling it
Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge Google has discontinued its excellent, midrange Pixel 3A and Pixel 3A XL phones, and so it’s getting tougher to find one now, especially if you’re l...
07:54 pm - Thu, July 2, 2020
The Verge Microsoft just sank to a new low by shoving Edge down our throats
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge If I told you that my entire computer screen just got taken over by a new app that I’d never installed or asked for — it just magically appear...
07:54 pm - Thu, July 2, 2020
The Verge With Edge, Microsofts forced Windows updates just sank to a new low
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge If I told you that my entire computer screen just got taken over by a new app that I’d never installed or asked for — it just magically appear...
07:12 pm - Thu, July 2, 2020
The Verge T-Mobile shuts down Sprints 5G network as the two carriers continue to integrate
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge T-Mobile has completely shut down Sprint’s 2.5GHz midband 5G network as the company continues its efforts to merge Sprint’s network with its o...
07:00 pm - Thu, July 2, 2020
The Verge Verizon Fios adds free Hulu offer for new customers on its more expensive plans
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Verizon Fios already offers new customers a free year of Disney Plus service, and now it’s looking to sweeten the deal further by adding free Hu...
06:21 pm - Thu, July 2, 2020
The Verge How to file and pay your 2019 taxes online
Back in March, when it was recognized that the COVID-19 pandemic was taking hold in the US, the IRS extended the filing deadline and the deadline for federal tax payments so that those of ...
06:16 pm - Thu, July 2, 2020
The Verge Ubisofts Hyper Scape is a fast, chaotic battle royale from the team behind Rainbow Six Siege
Image: Ubisoft A new battle royale contender enters the arena Continue reading… ...
05:46 pm - Thu, July 2, 2020
The Verge Law enforcement arrests hundreds after compromising encrypted chat system
Photo by Jacob King/PA Images via Getty Images The UK’s National Crime Agency (NCA) has made 746 arrests and dismantled dozens of organized crime groups after intercepting millions of ...
05:22 pm - Thu, July 2, 2020
The Verge Twitter engineers pushed to replace master and slave programming terms
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Twitter engineers have been working since January on an internal effort to replace problematic yet commonplace programming language like “master...
05:12 pm - Thu, July 2, 2020
The Verge Palmer Luckeys surveillance startup Anduril signs contract for virtual border wall
Anduril Industries US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) has signed a deal with Anduril, the “virtual border wall” startup launched by Oculus founder Palmer Luckey. The Washington P...
05:09 pm - Thu, July 2, 2020
The Verge Westworld showrunners are creating a Fallout show for Amazon
Amazon is making a new Fallout TV series based on the popular post-apocalyptic RPG games from Bethesda. There are virtually no details on the project, except that it’ll be an Amazon Pri...
05:08 pm - Thu, July 2, 2020
The Verge Facebook and Instagram will remind people to wear face masks
Facebook will add messaging to its News Feed and Instagram’s feed to encourage people to wear face masks, the company said on Thursday. An alert will appear at the top of News Feeds on F...
05:04 pm - Thu, July 2, 2020
The Verge BMW is going all-in on in-car microtransactions
Photo by Jan Woitas/picture alliance via Getty Images BMW has detailed an overhaul to the digital systems that power its luxury vehicles, including a new map and navigation system, a rev...
04:44 pm - Thu, July 2, 2020
The Verge A weakened version of the EARN IT Act advances out of committee
Photo by Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images On Thursday, the Senate Judiciary Committee voted to approve a bill that would weaken Section 230 protections to ensure social media companies remov...
04:43 pm - Thu, July 2, 2020
The Verge Ubisofts new Hyper Scape battle royale soars to the top of the Twitch charts
Image: Ubisoft Ubisoft’s new battle royale, Hyper Scape, was officially announced today in unconventional fashion: by rising to the top of the Twitch charts. Ubisoft has been teasing t...
04:31 pm - Thu, July 2, 2020
The Verge Walmart is converting its parking lots into pop-up drive-in theaters for the summer
Image: Walmart Walmart is converting some of its parking lots into drive-in theaters for the summer as the movie industry struggles amid the coronavirus pandemic. The retail behemoth is...
04:28 pm - Thu, July 2, 2020
The Verge This isnt a COVID-19 wave its a tsunami
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge This is what it took for local and state governments across this country to hit the brakes on their reckless reopening plans: 2.6 million people i...
03:11 pm - Thu, July 2, 2020
The Verge NBA 2K21s PS5 and Series X versions will cost $69.99, hinting at a next-gen price jump
2K Games has announced that it’ll sell the next-gen PS5 and Xbox Series X versions of the upcoming NBA 2K21 for $69.99, a $10 increase to the current-gen Xbox One and PS4 versions of the...
02:57 pm - Thu, July 2, 2020
The Verge White YouTube creators struggle to address past use of racist characters
Shane Dawson has apologized for his use of blackface, anti-Semitic and racist language, and disturbing comments about children and animals on several occasions in the past — and audience...
02:31 pm - Thu, July 2, 2020
The Verge Iron Man VR is a tinfoil version of a truly great Iron Man game
Image: Sony “I am not Iron Man,” I mutter to myself after crashing into a wall for the umpteenth time while waving my arms around. But it’s not for a lack of effort. Iron Man VR i...
02:00 pm - Thu, July 2, 2020
The Verge Humans left behind a record amount of e-waste in 2019
Illegal e-waste dumping grounds in Yuen Long, Hong Kong. | Photo by Bruce Yan / South China Morning Post via Getty Images 2019 set a record for the amount of e-waste ever generated world...
01:58 pm - Thu, July 2, 2020
The Verge Coca-Cola, Microsoft, Starbucks, Target, Unilever, Verizon: all the companies pulling ads from Facebook
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge For the first time in its history, Facebook is facing an organized boycott from advertisers set to begin July 1st. It’s not from small companies...
01:00 pm - Thu, July 2, 2020
The Verge How I hosted my first charity stream, and how you can host one, too
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Congratulations! The world is falling apart (or at least feels like it’s falling apart), and you’ve decided to do something about it. That’s...
12:46 pm - Thu, July 2, 2020
The Verge Go read this story about a mystery shopper creating confusion across the web
Photo by Thomas Trutschel/Photothek via Getty Images For over a year, a mystery shopper known only as “John Smith” has been creating confusion across the web. He’s repeatedly visit...
12:32 pm - Thu, July 2, 2020
The Verge Tesla delivers 90,650 vehicles despite pandemic and factory shutdown
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Tesla said on Thursday that it was able to deliver 90,650 vehicles during the last quarter, despite its Fremont, California factory being partiall...
11:00 am - Thu, July 2, 2020
The Verge Facebook will pin voting registration links to the top of the News Feed for all US voters
Facebook will pin a box with information about voter registration on the top of the News Feed for every US user who is of voting age starting tomorrow, July 3rd, the company announced toda...
10:46 am - Thu, July 2, 2020
The Verge Facebooks TikTok clone Lasso will shut down this month
Lasso was an app designed to let users make short 15-second videos. | Image: Facebook Facebook is shutting down Lasso, the heavily TikTok-inspired video app it launched back in 2018. CNN...
10:03 am - Thu, July 2, 2020
The Verge Nextdoor CEO says its our fault moderators deleted Black Lives Matter posts
Photo by ERIC BARADAT/AFP via Getty Images Sarah Friar, CEO of the neighborhood-focused social network Nextdoor, says the company is to blame following widespread reports that moderators...
10:00 am - Thu, July 2, 2020
The Verge Reddit owes its moderators more than an updated hate speech policy
Photo Illustration by Mateusz Slodkowski/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images Programming note: The Interface is off Thursday. Back on Monday. I. Should Reddit pay its volunteer mod...
09:23 am - Thu, July 2, 2020
The Verge Apple, Google, Amazon, and Facebook CEOs will testify before Congress
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge The CEOs of Amazon, Facebook, Apple, and Google will testify before Congress later this month to answer questions related to its broad antitrust i...
05:47 am - Thu, July 2, 2020
The Verge Xbox Summer Game Fest event will have more than 60 downloadable demos
Photo by James Bareham / The Verge With traditional trade shows like E3 and Gamescom cancelled in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, Microsoft is planning to bring a slice of the show...
12:25 am - Thu, July 2, 2020
The Verge Google discontinues the Pixel 3A and 3A XL
Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge Google has discontinued its mid-range Pixel 3A and 3A XL smartphones, the company announced today (via Android Police). “Google Store has sold through...
12:16 am - Thu, July 2, 2020
The Verge Dark Sky delays shutdown of Android app until August 1st
Image: Dark Sky Popular weather app Dark Sky, now owned by Apple, is keeping its doors open on Android for a little longer. The company said on Wednesday in an update on its website tha...
11:21 pm - Wed, July 1, 2020
The Verge Fans are upset with Crysis Remasters graphics, so Crytek is delaying the game
Image: Crytek When Crytek announced that a remaster for the original Crysis would launch this year, fans were excited to see how much the game’s legendary graphics would improve — bu...
11:21 pm - Wed, July 1, 2020
The Verge Fans are upset with Crysis Remastereds graphics, so Crytek is delaying the game
Image: Crytek When Crytek announced that a remaster for the original Crysis would launch this year, fans were excited to see how much the game’s legendary graphics would improve — bu...
10:02 pm - Wed, July 1, 2020
The Verge Google is still paying Apple billions to be the default search engine in Safari
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge UK regulators are scrutinizing a longstanding deal between Apple and Google over the default search engine in the iPhone maker’s mobile Safari b...
09:39 pm - Wed, July 1, 2020
The Verge Microsoft announces new Windows 10 Start menu design and updated Alt-Tab
Microsoft is introducing a new Windows 10 Start menu design that will de-emphasize its Live Tiles. The software giant first hinted at the refreshed design earlier this year, and it’s arr...
09:30 pm - Wed, July 1, 2020
The Verge Lincoln cancels the Continental again because the US is hooked on SUVs
Lincoln is ending production of the famed Continental sedan at the end of 2020, just four years after reintroducing the vehicle following a 14-year hiatus. Why? Because Americans have fall...
09:11 pm - Wed, July 1, 2020
The Verge How to watch videos with friends online
FG Trade / Getty Images Even a favorite stay-at-home activity like watching TV can get lonely sometimes, especially if you’re used to hanging out with your friends and watching togethe...
08:21 pm - Wed, July 1, 2020
The Verge There are more streaming choices than ever why are prices going up?
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge YouTube TV announced yesterday that it’d be raising its prices by 30 percent to $65 per month. FuboTV followed shortly after, announcing inc...
08:20 pm - Wed, July 1, 2020
The Verge Sling TV promises not to raise prices on customers like everyone else is doing
Photo by Chris Welch / The Verge One day after YouTube TV announced a $15 price hike that had customers crying out “enough already,” Dish’s Sling TV service is promising that it wo...
08:11 pm - Wed, July 1, 2020
The Verge TuSimple is laying the groundwork for a coast-to-coast autonomous trucking network
Autonomous trucking startup TuSimple is joining forces with big logistics providers as it seeks to bolster its delivery capabilities. The company announced it will be working with UPS, Xp...
07:20 pm - Wed, July 1, 2020
The Verge Zoom promises its first transparency report later this year
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Zoom committed to sharing its first transparency report later this year in a blog by CEO Eric Yuan tracking the progress of its 90-day feature fre...
07:18 pm - Wed, July 1, 2020
The Verge Apple has reclosed more than 25 percent of its US retail stores due to COVID-19 spikes
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Apple is reclosing even more of its US retail network in response to COVID-19 spikes in states throughout the country, CNBC reports. On Wednesday,...
06:02 pm - Wed, July 1, 2020
The Verge Lego has a new line of buildable pop art posters featuring Iron Man, Darth Vader, and The Beatles
Image: Lego Lego’s next line of sets offers builders multiple ways to recreate pop culture icons, including Darth Vader and Marilyn Monroe. Lego Art is a lineup of portrait creations ...
05:40 pm - Wed, July 1, 2020
The Verge OneDrive is getting a new dark mode and 100GB file upload limit for businesses
Microsoft is improving its OneDrive upload limit and sharing integration with Microsoft Teams for businesses and finally bringing a dark mode to the web version. The software giant is incr...
05:32 pm - Wed, July 1, 2020
The Verge The Galaxy Note 20 Ultra seemingly just leaked on Samsungs own website
Image: Samsung Russia Samsung may have just leaked its next flagship phone, the Galaxy Note 20 Ultra, with renders of an unreleased Galaxy Note device appearing on the company’s offici...
04:30 pm - Wed, July 1, 2020
The Verge Search Party is the scathing millennial satire you need to binge
It’s been three years since Search Party last aired on TBS, where tragically few people watched it. An immediate cult hit, Search Party won ardent fans across its brief two-season run by...
04:14 pm - Wed, July 1, 2020
The Verge NBC and CBS new Peacock deal highlights how complicated keeping up with streaming will become
NBCUniversal and ViacomCBS have struck a new deal that allows a number of TV shows and movies from ViacomCBS’s library to stream on NBCUniversal’s new streaming service, Peacock. Ray D...
04:14 pm - Wed, July 1, 2020
The Verge NBC and CBSs new Peacock deal highlights how complicated keeping up with streaming will become
NBCUniversal and ViacomCBS have struck a new deal that allows a number of TV shows and movies from ViacomCBS’s library to stream on NBCUniversal’s new streaming service, Peacock. Ray D...
04:00 pm - Wed, July 1, 2020
The Verge The best wireless earbuds to buy right now
Whether you’re looking for an everyday pair or something for fitness, these are the best picks Continue reading… ...
03:46 pm - Wed, July 1, 2020
The Verge Dish now owns Boost Mobile, following sale from T-Mobile
Image: Dish Dish now owns Boost Mobile, bringing Dish — after years of speculation — into the consumer wireless market where it can start to compete with Verizon, AT&T, and T-Mob...
03:19 pm - Wed, July 1, 2020
The Verge WhatsApps contact-adding QR codes and animated stickers officially announced
Photo by Thomas Ricker / The Verge WhatsApp has announced a collection of new features that are coming to the Facebook-owned messaging service in the coming weeks. We’ve already heard ...
03:08 pm - Wed, July 1, 2020
The Verge First images of Samsungs 5G Galaxy Z Flip leak via Chinese regulator
The images show a very similar-looking device to the LTE Galaxy Z Flip. | Image: TENAA Images of Samsung’s unannounced 5G foldable, the Galaxy Z Flip 5G, have appeared online, thanks t...
03:01 pm - Wed, July 1, 2020
The Verge Samsungs Galaxy Buds Plus are more affordable than ever today
Samsung’s Galaxy Buds Plus truly wireless earbuds that have excellent battery life and come with a wireless charging case are more affordable than ever today, and we have two special dea...
02:39 pm - Wed, July 1, 2020
The Verge Peloton launches Roku app
Photo by Jeremy Moeller/Getty Images There’s now a Peloton channel available on the Roku platform. Anyone with a Roku device can sign up to access Peloton’s instructor-led workouts f...
02:27 pm - Wed, July 1, 2020
The Verge This pokmon engagement ring has gone terribly wrong
The Pokémon Company and Japanese jewelry company Ginza Tanaka are selling Pikachu-inspired rings for couples looking to make their marriage themed. Ah, love. Love and pokémon. Two concep...
02:00 pm - Wed, July 1, 2020
The Verge Marshalls Emberton is a basic but brilliant Bluetooth speaker
This small speaker boasts delightful sound Continue reading… ...
01:30 pm - Wed, July 1, 2020
The Verge Nier: Automata director Yoko Taros newest game is a dark fairytale on mobile
SinoAlice has much of what you’d expect from a game from Yoko Taro, the acclaimed director best known for his work on Nier: Automata. It’s dark and introspective, with a story that pul...
01:00 pm - Wed, July 1, 2020
The Verge I built my own camera with a Raspberry Pi 4
Photo by Becca Farsace / The Verge It’s always been a dream of mine to put my vintage camera lenses to work again, so when the Raspberry Pi Foundation put out a camera system that supp...
12:54 pm - Wed, July 1, 2020
The Verge FuboTV increases monthly subscription to $65
FuboTV is the latest virtual TV service to introduce a sharp subscription fee hike, not long after YouTube TV announced that it was drastically increasing its subscription fees to $65 a mo...
12:53 pm - Wed, July 1, 2020
The Verge US Supreme Court rules in favor of Booking.com, allowing trademarks for generic website names
Photo by Robin Utrecht/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images On Tuesday, the US Supreme Court issued an unusual ruling on the status of website names, deciding that “Booking.com” ...
12:30 pm - Wed, July 1, 2020
The Verge The latest modern art installation is inside Fortnite
Initially, Your Progress Will Be Saved feels like something you’d find in a modern art gallery. Attendees start off in a sort of holding area, a dimly lit room with a clean, minimalist a...
11:00 am - Wed, July 1, 2020
The Verge Googles Android peripherals are going to take time
I don’t know why, but yesterday was a day for Google peripherals. There were three or four pieces of news that were all harbingers of future products that you might use in conjunction wi...
10:00 am - Wed, July 1, 2020
The Verge Everything that the big social networks banned this week, ranked
Photo by FRED TANNEAU/AFP via Getty Images Rarely do we see so many ban hammers drop over a 48-hour period as we have seen this week. The big social platforms, who were once loath to int...
10:00 am - Wed, July 1, 2020
The Verge Spotify is launching a premium plan for couples
Spotify Spotify is making it easier for couples who live together to split the cost of a premium membership while also merging their music taste. The company is debuting its newest subsc...
05:09 am - Wed, July 1, 2020
The Verge FuboTV increases monthly subscription to $65
FuboTV is the latest virtual TV service to introduce a sharp subscription fee hike, not long after YouTube TV announced that it was drastically increasing its subscription fees to $65 a mo...
04:57 am - Wed, July 1, 2020
The Verge Dreams is getting PlayStation VR support this month
Dreams, the expansive game creation tool for the PlayStation 4, is getting VR support. Development studio Media Molecule made the announcement on the official PlayStation blog, saying that...
12:30 am - Wed, July 1, 2020
The Verge Microsoftwill ban Forza players who add the confederate flag to their digital cars
If you play Forza Horizon or Forza Motorsport, you have some freedom to personalize cars in the game, even adding your own custom designs. One popular example: players have used the featur...
10:53 pm - Tue, June 30, 2020
The Verge Facebooks newest proof-of-concept VR headset looks like a pair of sunglasses
Image: Facebook Facebook has shown off a new proof-of-concept virtual reality headset, and it has a completely different design than most other VR devices on the market today. Instead of...
10:41 pm - Tue, June 30, 2020
The Verge Alphabet-owned Verily suspended employee bonuses to fund diversity initiatives
Verily Life Sciences, the Alphabet-owned healthcare company, is suspending employee spot bonuses, as reported by Business Insider. The money will be funneled instead to fund diversity and ...
10:16 pm - Tue, June 30, 2020
The Verge How to create your own backyard movie theater
“By the weekend, we were ready for our first screening.” Continue reading… ...
09:43 pm - Tue, June 30, 2020
The Verge NASA delays launch of its next Mars rover as time runs out for takeoff
NASA is pushing back the launch of it next Mars rover, called Perseverance, by a week, due to a problem with the rocket that’s supposed to send the spacecraft to the Red Planet. The rove...
08:50 pm - Tue, June 30, 2020
The Verge Cards Against Humanity workers are unionizing
Photo by Anne Farrar/The Washington Post via Getty Images Employees at Cards Against Humanity (CAH) are unionizing. In a statement posted today on Twitter, workers said that they have se...
08:48 pm - Tue, June 30, 2020
The Verge Apple is reportedly canceling some Arcade contracts to focus on engagement
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Earlier this year, Apple reportedly canceled several contracts for games that were set to launch on Arcade, the company’s game subscription ...
08:20 pm - Tue, June 30, 2020
The Verge Netgear now has a slightly less expensive Wi-Fi 6 Orbi mesh router
Netgear Orbi RBK752. | Image: Netgear Netgear is launching a second model of its Orbi mesh router with support for Wi-Fi 6, following up on a high-end model released last fall. This new ...
08:03 pm - Tue, June 30, 2020
The Verge ESPN Plus increases to $5.99 in August, making it the same price as Hulu
ESPN Plus is getting a $1 price hike in August to $5.99 a month, making the baseline price for Disney’s sports streaming app the same as Hulu’s basic tier. The price hike is only bein...
08:00 pm - Tue, June 30, 2020
The Verge Facebook is removing a network of accounts linked to the violent boogaloo movement
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Facebook has removed a network of anti-government accounts associated with the fringe “boogaloo” movement after designating the group as a dan...
07:56 pm - Tue, June 30, 2020
The Verge Google is making Seasonal Savings free for all Nest thermostat owners
Nest Thermostat E smart thermostat | Photo by Jake Kastrenakes / The Verge Google is making it easy for people to conserve energy this summer by rolling out a free version of Seasonal Sa...
07:52 pm - Tue, June 30, 2020
The Verge Amazons shooter Crucible goes back into closed beta after rocky launch
Image: Amazon Game Studios Amazon-owned game studio Relentless is putting its free-to-play shooter Crucible back into a closed beta state after admitting it launched the game before it w...
07:41 pm - Tue, June 30, 2020
The Verge What anti-racist activists want from Facebook
Photo by Tobias Hase / Picture Alliance via Getty Images It’s about more than banning a few accounts Continue reading… ...
07:23 pm - Tue, June 30, 2020
The Verge Byton suspending operations for six months due to financial trouble
Chinese EV startup Byton is halting operations for at least six months due to financial problems that have been exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic, the company has confirmed to The Verge...
06:44 pm - Tue, June 30, 2020
The Verge Google confirms that its AirDrop competitor is coming soon
Dieter Bohn After months of rumors, Google has finally confirmed that its “Nearby Share” feature is on the way. Some Android users are already testing a beta version. “We’re curr...
05:39 pm - Tue, June 30, 2020
The Verge Life is Strange creators aim for something more grounded with psychological thriller Twin Mirror
French game studio Dontnod loves the supernatural. The team’s breakout hit was the original Life is Strange, which starred a teenage girl who had the ability to rewind time. The sequel f...
05:12 pm - Tue, June 30, 2020
The Verge FCC designates Huawei, ZTE as risks to national security
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge On Tuesday, the Federal Communications Commission officially designated telecommunications companies Huawei and ZTE as threats to national securit...
05:11 pm - Tue, June 30, 2020
The Verge YouTube TV sharply increases monthly subscription to $64.99
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge YouTube TV has announced that it’ll be raising its monthly price from $50 per month to $64.99 as the company starts to offer eight of Viacom...
05:04 pm - Tue, June 30, 2020
The Verge Discord raises $100 million and plans to move beyond gaming
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Discord on Tuesday announced it’s making a number of changes to expand its service beyond the gaming community. The company says the change ...
04:46 pm - Tue, June 30, 2020
The Verge Googles Stadia controller finally works wirelessly with Android devices
Google’s Stadia controller. | Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge It has taken more than six months, but Google’s Stadia controller now finally works wirelessly with Android ...
04:27 pm - Tue, June 30, 2020
The Verge Google buys AR glasses company North
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Google has bought North, a company focused on building augmented reality glasses. The companies announced the news earlier today, saying that ...
04:24 pm - Tue, June 30, 2020
The Verge Netflix pledges up to $100 million toward economic opportunity for Black communities
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Netflix is pledging 2 percent of its cash holdings to provide “economic opportunity for Black communities.” The company plans to initially com...
04:15 pm - Tue, June 30, 2020
The Verge Gaming cant fix its abuse problem one person at a time
Illustration by William Joel / The Verge Don’t make a video game until you can make a good company Continue reading… ...
03:58 pm - Tue, June 30, 2020
The Verge YouTube suspends ads on Shane Dawson channels over old racist videos
All three of Shane Dawson’s popular YouTube channels will not be able to earn advertising revenue for an indefinite period of time, Tubefilter reports. The move comes after a number of o...
03:33 pm - Tue, June 30, 2020
The Verge Fortnite finally leaves early access as Epic slows down Save the World development
Fortnite’s iconic Battle Royale game mode took the world by storm, and today, Epic Games has announced that it’ll finally be removing the early access label from both the free-to-play ...
03:33 pm - Tue, June 30, 2020
The Verge VanMoofs e-bike ad banned in France for creating a climate of anxiety
Photo by Thomas Ricker / The Verge VanMoof, the Dutch electric bicycle brand, is officially too hot for (French) television. The company’s first TV advertisement was banned in France ...
03:14 pm - Tue, June 30, 2020
The Verge How to get started with TikTok
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge TikTok has gone viral — and then some. A spiritual successor to Vine and an actual successor to Musical.ly, the shortform video sharing app has ...
03:00 pm - Tue, June 30, 2020
The Verge Qualcomms new Snapdragon 4100 features much-needed improvements for the next Wear OS watches
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Qualcomm is announcing two new Wear OS processors today, the Snapdragon Wear 4100 Plus and the Snapdragon Wear 4100, the first major updates t...
02:54 pm - Tue, June 30, 2020
The Verge Electric scooter rentals are reportedly coming to the UKs roads in July
Electric scooters have become an increasingly common sight on British streets, despite technically being illegal to ride there. | Photo by TOLGA AKMEN/AFP via Getty Images Rented electri...
02:33 pm - Tue, June 30, 2020
The Verge Apples AirPods with wireless charging are available refurbished for $110
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Apple’s second-generation AirPods that include a wireless charging case cost $170 if you buy them new, but Best Buy is offering a very good ...
02:30 pm - Tue, June 30, 2020
The Verge Watch SpaceX launch an updated GPS satellite for the US Space Force
This afternoon, SpaceX is set to launch a new GPS satellite for the US Space Force out of Cape Canaveral, Florida — part of an ongoing quest by the Department of Defense to update the GP...
02:20 pm - Tue, June 30, 2020
The Verge The hosts of The Nod want Spotify to hand over their podcast
The Nod They pitched and host the show, but they don’t own it Continue reading… ...
02:00 pm - Tue, June 30, 2020
The Verge Samsungs new 870 QVO lineup features its first 8TB SSD for consumers
The new 870 QVO will be available in 1TB, 2TB, 4TB, and — for the first time — 8TB configurations. | Image: Samsung Samsung has introduced the next generation of its QVO lineup of hi...
01:55 pm - Tue, June 30, 2020
The Verge EU confirms ban on American travelers as US scrambles to contain coronavirus
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge The European Union has confirmed that American citizens will not be allowed to enter its borders as the bloc begins to ease travel restrictions im...
01:06 pm - Tue, June 30, 2020
The Verge OnePlus confirms its upcoming cheaper phones will be called Nord
OnePlus has announced a new product line of cheaper phones called OnePlus Nord, with the goal of making the “premium OnePlus experience accessible to more users.” “We are immensely p...
01:00 pm - Tue, June 30, 2020
The Verge Google now lets you see dinosaurs in the real world through augmented reality
You can choose from 10 dinosaurs, including Tyrannosaurus Rex, Velociraptor, and Triceratops. | Image: Google It’s one thing to read about the massive dinosaurs that used to roam the ...
01:00 pm - Tue, June 30, 2020
The Verge Motorolas unlocked Edge gets a $700 price tag, slight spec bump
Image: Motorola Motorola has announced that the regular Edge — the cheaper sibling to its recently released flagship Edge Plus — will cost $699.99, which puts it at $300 less than th...
01:00 pm - Tue, June 30, 2020
The Verge Niantic partners with Sleep No More creator to build immersive AR theater experiences
Image: Niantic Labs Pokémon Go creator Niantic Labs is partnering with Punchdrunk, the New York City-based production company behind seminal immersive theater piece Sleep No More. The p...
12:53 pm - Tue, June 30, 2020
The Verge Samsungs Galaxy Watch 3 software detailed in new leak
Recently leaked press images have lead to speculation of a July 22nd launch. | Image: Evan Blass Several software features from Samsung’s unannounced Galaxy Watch 3 have leaked, after ...
12:20 pm - Tue, June 30, 2020
The Verge The ThinkPad TrackPoint tried to build a better mouse
In today’s digital age, it sometimes feels like hardware has taken a back seat to the software that drives our devices. Button of the Month will look at what some of those buttons and sw...
12:00 pm - Tue, June 30, 2020
The Verge Unilever, Verizon, Coca-Cola, Starbucks, Microsoft: All the companies pulling ads from Facebook
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge For the first time in its history, Facebook is facing an organized boycott from advertisers set to begin July 1st. It’s not from small companies...
12:00 pm - Tue, June 30, 2020
The Verge Vizios latest 4K HDR TVs now shipping, with OLED model due in the fall
Image: Vizio First announced back at CES, Vizio’s latest lineup of 4K TVs is starting to roll out to retailers. The company’s first OLED model will take a little longer and isn’t e...
11:00 am - Tue, June 30, 2020
The Verge Apple might not include a charger with the iPhone 12. Good
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Over the weekend, lots of sites reported that Apple analyst Ming-chi Kuo is claiming that the iPhones due to be released later this year won...
10:16 am - Tue, June 30, 2020
The Verge Spotify brings real-time lyrics to 26 countries, not including the US
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Spotify is launching a new real-time lyrics feature in 26 markets today, including India and countries in Southeast Asia and Latin America, TechCr...
10:00 am - Tue, June 30, 2020
The Verge The Facebook boycott advertisers have the right company but the wrong diagnosis
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales It was a big news day for bans: Twitch temporarily banned Donald Trump, Reddit banned The_Donald, YouTube banned a group of far-right creators, and India ...
08:17 am - Tue, June 30, 2020
The Verge Hey Google smart home event scheduled for July 8th
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Google is hosting a virtual smart home developer event on July 8th in lieu of its cancelled Google I/O conference, the company has announced, prom...
02:15 am - Tue, June 30, 2020
The Verge Uber offers to buy out Postmates, says NYT
Photo by Horacio Villalobos#Corbis/Corbis via Getty Images Uber has made an offer to buy food delivery company Postmates, according to a report in The New York Times. The report doesn’...
02:15 am - Tue, June 30, 2020
The Verge Uber reportedly offers to buy out Postmates
Photo by Horacio Villalobos#Corbis/Corbis via Getty Images Uber has made an offer to buy food delivery company Postmates, according to a report in The New York Times and later corroborat...
01:00 am - Tue, June 30, 2020
The Verge AT&T brings 5G to Austin, Miami, Salt Lake City, and 25 other regions
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge AT&T’s low-band 5G network is expanding to 28 new regions today, including Austin, Miami, Dallas, and Salt Lake City. If you’ve been waiti...