• Bitcoin scammers send bomb threats across US, causing evacuations By The Verge   -   Dec 13, 2018

    BITCOIN SCAMMERS SEND BOMB THREATS ACROSS US, CAUSING EVACUATIONS

    Spammers have sent a wave of threats to businesses, schools, and other locations, demanding Bitcoin in exchange for not detonating...

  • Amazon ends Instacart partnership with Whole Foods By The Verge   -   Dec 13, 2018

    AMAZON ENDS INSTACART PARTNERSHIP WITH WHOLE FOODS

    Grocery delivery company Instacart announced today that its partnership with Amazon-owned Whole Foods is coming to an end. Instacart...

  • YouTube users may see ‘noticeable decrease' in subscriber count as company tackles spam By The Verge   -   Dec 13, 2018

    YOUTUBE USERS MAY SEE ‘NOTICEABLE DECREASE' IN SUBSCRIBER COUNT AS COMPANY TACKLES SPAM

    YouTube is on a massive sweep of spam accounts, and the company is alerting creators that they may see a “noticeable decrease” in their...

  • Why defining the boundary of space may be crucial for the future of spaceflight By The Verge   -   Dec 13, 2018

    WHY DEFINING THE BOUNDARY OF SPACE MAY BE CRUCIAL FOR THE FUTURE OF SPACEFLIGHT

    It could change how we regulate the vehicles in the sky

  • Nintendo's NES controller for the Switch is a great but pricey way to play 8-bit games By The Verge   -   Dec 13, 2018

    NINTENDO'S NES CONTROLLER FOR THE SWITCH IS A GREAT BUT PRICEY WAY TO PLAY 8-BIT GAMES

    The best part of Nintendo's Switch Online subscription service is the included classic games. Since launch, Nintendo has steadily added...

  • A new trailer for Star Trek: Discovery ups the stakes for season 2 By The Verge   -   Dec 13, 2018

    A NEW TRAILER FOR STAR TREK: DISCOVERY UPS THE STAKES FOR SEASON 2

    CBS has released a new trailer for its upcoming second season of Star Trek: Discovery , highlighting the peril that will face the crews...

  • ‘Donald' makes the list of 2018's worst passwords By The Verge   -   Dec 13, 2018

    ‘DONALD' MAKES THE LIST OF 2018'S WORST PASSWORDS

    It's that time of year again when the annual list of worst passwords is released and we see that we have learned nothing from our mistakes....

  • Google is adding more parental controls to Chromebooks By The Verge   -   Dec 13, 2018

    GOOGLE IS ADDING MORE PARENTAL CONTROLS TO CHROMEBOOKS

    Google has had an app called Family Link for a little over a year now, designed to give parents more control over their kids' use of...

    Phone, Google, Android
  • Postmates has created a robot to speed up and automate its deliveries By The Verge   -   Dec 13, 2018

    POSTMATES HAS CREATED A ROBOT TO SPEED UP AND AUTOMATE ITS DELIVERIES

    Postmates, the food and grocery delivery company that operates across 134 cities in the US , has announced an autonomous delivery robot...

  • Sega brings Genesis classics like Sonic and Streets of Rage to Amazon's Fire TV By The Verge   -   Dec 13, 2018

    SEGA BRINGS GENESIS CLASSICS LIKE SONIC AND STREETS OF RAGE TO AMAZON'S FIRE TV

    It's hard to believe, but Gunstar Heroes is actually playable using an Amazon Fire TV remote control. Sega is announcing a new collection...

    Hardware
  • YouTube brings its trending charts to the YouTube Music app By The Verge   -   Dec 13, 2018

    YOUTUBE BRINGS ITS TRENDING CHARTS TO THE YOUTUBE MUSIC APP

    YouTube has announced that its YouTube Music Charts will now be integrated within the YouTube Music app on users' home screens, and...

  • HP's Omen 15t gaming laptop is fast, and now it's cheaper than it was on Black Friday By The Verge   -   Dec 13, 2018

    HP'S OMEN 15T GAMING LAPTOP IS FAST, AND NOW IT'S CHEAPER THAN IT WAS ON BLACK FRIDAY

    If you're looking to buy a fast gaming laptop that's also a stellar value, that's usually a tough feat to pull off. However, at just...

    Laptop
  • Netflix is testing an instant replay feature By The Verge   -   Dec 13, 2018

    NETFLIX IS TESTING AN INSTANT REPLAY FEATURE

    Netflix is currently testing a rewind-like function that will give users the ability to replay a specific scene more conveniently....

  • Netflix's Tidelands was tailor-made for a nudity-based drinking game By The Verge   -   Dec 13, 2018

    NETFLIX'S TIDELANDS WAS TAILOR-MADE FOR A NUDITY-BASED DRINKING GAME

    The best media-based drinking games have simple rules, but will keep players consistently buzzed. Drinking every time someone says...

  • Virgin Galactic's spaceplane finally makes it to space for the first time By The Verge   -   Dec 13, 2018

    VIRGIN GALACTIC'S SPACEPLANE FINALLY MAKES IT TO SPACE FOR THE FIRST TIME

    At long last, space tourism venture Virgin Galactic has sent a vehicle into space. Early Thursday morning, the company's passenger...

  • Qualcomm asks China to ban the iPhone XS and XR By The Verge   -   Dec 13, 2018

    QUALCOMM ASKS CHINA TO BAN THE IPHONE XS AND XR

    Qualcomm is trying to get the latest iPhones banned from China after a win in court earlier this week delivered a preliminary ban on...

    iPhone, iOS, Phone, Apple
  • Watch the brilliant Geminid meteor shower celebrated by today's Google Doodle By The Verge   -   Dec 13, 2018

    WATCH THE BRILLIANT GEMINID METEOR SHOWER CELEBRATED BY TODAY'S GOOGLE DOODLE

    Today's Google Doodle takes its viewers on a short, astronomical journey, showing how the combination of a distant space rock, the...

    Google
  • Amazon extends free holiday shipping through December 18th By The Verge   -   Dec 13, 2018

    AMAZON EXTENDS FREE HOLIDAY SHIPPING THROUGH DECEMBER 18TH

    Amazon's free holiday shipping promotion , which removes the minimum $25 purchase requirement for non-Prime members, has been extended...

  • The 10 best comics of 2018 By The Verge   -   Dec 13, 2018

    THE 10 BEST COMICS OF 2018

    2018 was a banner year for comics. Manga ranged from blockbuster action franchises, like Kohei Horikoshi's My Hero Academia, to mournful...

  • Google Maps can now direct you to Lime scooters and bikes By The Verge   -   Dec 13, 2018

    GOOGLE MAPS CAN NOW DIRECT YOU TO LIME SCOOTERS AND BIKES

    Google is adding a new transit option to Maps: Lime scooters and bikes. Maps will now offer the option to direct you toward the nearest...

    Google