• Slack engineer figures out way to load messages into a 1995 SNES game By The Verge   -   Oct 21, 2018

    SLACK ENGINEER FIGURES OUT WAY TO LOAD MESSAGES INTO A 1995 SNES GAME

    Slack is a relatively simple chat application with a powerfully complex set of capabilities. Case in point: Bertrand Fan's “Slack on...

  • The NYPD is pulling thousands of body cameras after one ‘burst into flames' By The Verge   -   Oct 21, 2018

    THE NYPD IS PULLING THOUSANDS OF BODY CAMERAS AFTER ONE ‘BURST INTO FLAMES'

    The New York City Police Department has been working for years to test and outfit its entire force with body cameras, with a goal of...

  • A new Kickstarter project will publish an undiscovered novel that inspired The Thing By The Verge   -   Oct 21, 2018

    A NEW KICKSTARTER PROJECT WILL PUBLISH AN UNDISCOVERED NOVEL THAT INSPIRED THE THING

    John Carpenter's The Thing is a classic science fiction horror film that has scared audiences for decades. But the film was inspired...

    Science
  • Audi's E-tron SUV will be delayed due to regulatory approval over a software update By The Verge   -   Oct 21, 2018

    AUDI'S E-TRON SUV WILL BE DELAYED DUE TO REGULATORY APPROVAL OVER A SOFTWARE UPDATE

    In September, Audi revealed the final production version of its forthcoming electronic SUV, the E-tron, which is due out sometime next...

  • My Dead Wife, the Robot Car is a Black Mirror-equse podcast about autonomous cars By The Verge   -   Oct 21, 2018

    MY DEAD WIFE, THE ROBOT CAR IS A BLACK MIRROR-EQUSE PODCAST ABOUT AUTONOMOUS CARS

    There are a ton of podcasts out there, but finding the right one can be difficult. In our column Pod Hunters , we cover what we've...

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  • Electric scooters are inspiring lazy people to get creative By The Verge   -   Oct 21, 2018

    ELECTRIC SCOOTERS ARE INSPIRING LAZY PEOPLE TO GET CREATIVE

    The scooter craze sweeping the nation is now over a year old , which means its been around long enough to start producing its own distinct...

  • Flatworms fence with their penises and other gross science facts By The Verge   -   Oct 21, 2018

    FLATWORMS FENCE WITH THEIR PENISES AND OTHER GROSS SCIENCE FACTS

    It sounds like something out of a filthy fairy tale: the mountain tree shrew visits certain species of pitcher plant to grab a bite...

    Science
  • Amazon's Fire Kids Edition tablets are up to $40 off By The Verge   -   Oct 21, 2018

    AMAZON'S FIRE KIDS EDITION TABLETS ARE UP TO $40 OFF

    Amazon's lineup of Fire tablets for kids is up to $40 off until the beginning of November. Compared to its standard tablet offering,...

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  • Saudi Arabia reportedly groomed Twitter employee to spy on user accounts By The Verge   -   Oct 20, 2018

    SAUDI ARABIA REPORTEDLY GROOMED TWITTER EMPLOYEE TO SPY ON USER ACCOUNTS

    On Saturday, The New York Times published a report detailing Saudi Arabia's efforts to combat dissent on platforms like Twitter, such...

    Twitter
  • Silent Night, Bloody Night is the perfect streaming slasher for Halloween fans By The Verge   -   Oct 20, 2018

    SILENT NIGHT, BLOODY NIGHT IS THE PERFECT STREAMING SLASHER FOR HALLOWEEN FANS

    There are so many streaming options available these days, and so many conflicting recommendations, that it's hard to see through all...

  • PlayStation Vue is now integrated with Apple's TV app By The Verge   -   Oct 20, 2018

    PLAYSTATION VUE IS NOW INTEGRATED WITH APPLE'S TV APP

    PlayStation Vue has integrated with Apple's TV app, allowing users to view on-demand content and live sports right in the TV app on...

    iOS, PlayStation, Apple
  • 9 new trailers you should watch this week By The Verge   -   Oct 20, 2018

    9 NEW TRAILERS YOU SHOULD WATCH THIS WEEK

    So I finally made it back to theaters to go see First Man , the Neil Armstrong biopic from La La Land director Damien Chazelle. Like...

  • Hackers accessed records of 75,000 people in government health insurance system breach By The Verge   -   Oct 20, 2018

    HACKERS ACCESSED RECORDS OF 75,000 PEOPLE IN GOVERNMENT HEALTH INSURANCE SYSTEM BREACH

    Hackers breached a government healthcare system earlier this week, compromising the personal data for 75,000 individuals, according...

  • It's your last chance to get a free copy of Red Dead Redemption 2 in the latest PS4 Pro bundle By The Verge   -   Oct 20, 2018

    IT'S YOUR LAST CHANCE TO GET A FREE COPY OF RED DEAD REDEMPTION 2 IN THE LATEST PS4 PRO BUNDLE

    The busy product launch season is beginning to wind down, though we're still expecting big news for both the iPad and Mac lineup out...

    Tech, iPad, PS4, Apple
  • Tesla stopped promoting the ‘Full Self-Driving' option for its cars By The Verge   -   Oct 20, 2018

    TESLA STOPPED PROMOTING THE ‘FULL SELF-DRIVING' OPTION FOR ITS CARS

    Tesla has pulled a long-standing promise of a “Full Self-Driving” option for its cars from the order page on the company's website. Elon...

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  • Android's new multitasking is terrible and should be changed back By The Verge   -   Oct 20, 2018

    ANDROID'S NEW MULTITASKING IS TERRIBLE AND SHOULD BE CHANGED BACK

    I've been using the Google Pixel 3 XL since its launch two weeks ago, and I wholeheartedly agree with our review 's conclusion that...

    iPhone, Google, Apple, Android
  • Netflix has canceled Marvel's Luke Cage By The Verge   -   Oct 20, 2018

    NETFLIX HAS CANCELED MARVEL'S LUKE CAGE

    Just a week after it announced that Iron Fist wouldn't return for a third season , Marvel has revealed that another of its Netflix...

  • Bavaria's space program shot to viral fame - but it may be in trouble By The Verge   -   Oct 20, 2018

    BAVARIA'S SPACE PROGRAM SHOT TO VIRAL FAME - BUT IT MAY BE IN TROUBLE

    Markus Söder, the prime minister of Bavaria, a southeastern state in Germany, has been wildly ridiculed about the announcement of his...

  • Facebook hired a new public defender, and he should start with WhatsApp By The Verge   -   Oct 20, 2018

    FACEBOOK HIRED A NEW PUBLIC DEFENDER, AND HE SHOULD START WITH WHATSAPP

    Today, three shorter items to carry us into the weekend. One , Facebook has hired a new head of global policy and communications to...

    Google, Tech, Facebook, Android
  • Super Deluxe gets shut down by Turner, again By The Verge   -   Oct 19, 2018

    SUPER DELUXE GETS SHUT DOWN BY TURNER, AGAIN

    Super Deluxe, Turner Broadcasting's home for wonderfully weird and wacky comedy, is shutting down. Deadline reports that Turner Media...

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