• China bans ASMR videos citing ‘vulgar and pornographic content' By The Verge   -   Jun 18, 2018

    CHINA BANS ASMR VIDEOS CITING ‘VULGAR AND PORNOGRAPHIC CONTENT'

    After an announcement posted on June 8th , China's anti-pornography office has cracked down on ASMR videos on video streaming platforms,...

  • Fortnite fans broke into prop cars to get llamas hidden by Epic Games By The Verge   -   Jun 18, 2018

    FORTNITE FANS BROKE INTO PROP CARS TO GET LLAMAS HIDDEN BY EPIC GAMES

    Epic Games, makers of hit battle royale game Fortnite, threw an impressive party during last week's big E3 gaming convention. The developers...

  • This unlicensed Harry Potter battery pack makes a bad pun out of an even worse product By The Verge   -   Jun 18, 2018

    THIS UNLICENSED HARRY POTTER BATTERY PACK MAKES A BAD PUN OUT OF AN EVEN WORSE PRODUCT

    If you've read Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - which I generally assume is most of the global population - you're probably familiar...

  • Tronc to change name back to Tribune Publishing after years of ridicule By The Verge   -   Jun 18, 2018

    TRONC TO CHANGE NAME BACK TO TRIBUNE PUBLISHING AFTER YEARS OF RIDICULE

    Newspaper publisher and ostensible online media company Tronc has acknowledged how silly its name is and will be changing it back to...

  • Microsoft says it's ‘dismayed' by child separations after criticism over ICE contract By The Verge   -   Jun 18, 2018

    MICROSOFT SAYS IT'S ‘DISMAYED' BY CHILD SEPARATIONS AFTER CRITICISM OVER ICE CONTRACT

    After facing criticism for working with US Immigration and Customs Enforcement , Microsoft said in a statement today that the company...

  • PUBG creators fight back against asset flipping controversy By The Verge   -   Jun 18, 2018

    PUBG CREATORS FIGHT BACK AGAINST ASSET FLIPPING CONTROVERSY

    “Asset flipping” is a contentious term for video game fans, who often use it to refer to bad games that are cobbled together using...

  • Google will fix Chromecast and Google Home bug that reveals a user's location By The Verge   -   Jun 18, 2018

    GOOGLE WILL FIX CHROMECAST AND GOOGLE HOME BUG THAT REVEALS A USER'S LOCATION

    Google plans to release a patch sometime in the next few weeks to fix a bug in its Home smart speaker and Chromecast TV streaming stick...

    Google
  • The 2019 Mercedes G-Wagen is where past and present meet under the hood By The Verge   -   Jun 18, 2018

    THE 2019 MERCEDES G-WAGEN IS WHERE PAST AND PRESENT MEET UNDER THE HOOD

    Steep hills, narrow roads, and even some two-wheeled action in the German automaker's new spin on a classic

  • ‘Gaming disorder' is now classified as a mental condition - but there's reason to be skeptical By The Verge   -   Jun 18, 2018

    ‘GAMING DISORDER' IS NOW CLASSIFIED AS A MENTAL CONDITION - BUT THERE'S REASON TO BE SKEPTICAL

    “Gaming disorder” should be considered a mental health disorder, according to the latest edition of the World Health Organization's...

  • Android Messages will let you send texts from your computer starting today By The Verge   -   Jun 18, 2018

    ANDROID MESSAGES WILL LET YOU SEND TEXTS FROM YOUR COMPUTER STARTING TODAY

    Google is beginning to roll out desktop browser support for Android Messages, allowing people to use their PC for sending messages...

    Smartphone, Google, Mobile, Android
  • Beyoncé and Jay Z's EVERYTHING IS LOVE hits Spotify and Apple Music By The Verge   -   Jun 18, 2018

    BEYONCÉ AND JAY Z'S EVERYTHING IS LOVE HITS SPOTIFY AND APPLE MUSIC

    Over the weekend, the Carters - Jay Z and Beyoncé - released EVERYTHING IS LOVE , a joint album. It debuted with no warning, as is...

    Apple
  • The Freedom of the Press Foundation now accepts bitcoin cash, ether, and other cryptocurrencies By The Verge   -   Jun 18, 2018

    THE FREEDOM OF THE PRESS FOUNDATION NOW ACCEPTS BITCOIN CASH, ETHER, AND OTHER CRYPTOCURRENCIES

    The Freedom of the Press Foundation now accepts donations in multiple cryptocurrencies , including bitcoin, bitcoin cash, ether, litecoin,...

  • YouTube Music and YouTube Premium officially launch in US, Canada, UK, and other countries By The Verge   -   Jun 18, 2018

    YOUTUBE MUSIC AND YOUTUBE PREMIUM OFFICIALLY LAUNCH IN US, CANADA, UK, AND OTHER COUNTRIES

    YouTube Music and YouTube Premium have officially launched today in 17 countries. As of today, both services are available to all in...

    Mobile
  • Luke Cage is the first Netflix MCU show with a strong season 2 By The Verge   -   Jun 18, 2018

    LUKE CAGE IS THE FIRST NETFLIX MCU SHOW WITH A STRONG SEASON 2

    Spoilers ahead for season 2 of Luke Cage . Netflix's MCU shows haven't had much luck with second seasons. Jessica Jones season 2never...

  • Google's data-saving app can now set daily limits and show a map of nearby Wi-Fi networks By The Verge   -   Jun 18, 2018

    GOOGLE'S DATA-SAVING APP CAN NOW SET DAILY LIMITS AND SHOW A MAP OF NEARBY WI-FI NETWORKS

    Google is updating its data-saving Android app Datally to give you more ways to control how you and others use data on your phone....

    Phone, Google, Android
  • Trump directs DoD to establish a Space Force in a surprise announcement today By The Verge   -   Jun 18, 2018

    TRUMP DIRECTS DOD TO ESTABLISH A SPACE FORCE IN A SURPRISE ANNOUNCEMENT TODAY

    President Donald Trump directed the Department of Defense and the Pentagon to establish a Space Force as the sixth branch of the Armed...

  • The Logitech Craft keyboard's giant button is a tactile dream By The Verge   -   Jun 18, 2018

    THE LOGITECH CRAFT KEYBOARD'S GIANT BUTTON IS A TACTILE DREAM

    In today's digital age, it can sometimes feel like hardware has taken a back seat to the software that drives devices. Button of the...

    Hardware
  • Alleged top Silk Road adviser extradited to US to face charges By The Verge   -   Jun 18, 2018

    ALLEGED TOP SILK ROAD ADVISER EXTRADITED TO US TO FACE CHARGES

    The Silk Road has been defunct for nearly five years after Ross Ulbricht, who founded the dark web staple, was apprehended, arrested,...

  • Epic Games will get rid of accidental swastika in Fortnite By The Verge   -   Jun 18, 2018

    EPIC GAMES WILL GET RID OF ACCIDENTAL SWASTIKA IN FORTNITE

    Fortnite's defining feature is that it lets you build structures, but the creators have no control over what you do with that power....

  • The Supreme Court will hear an iOS App Store antitrust lawsuit By The Verge   -   Jun 18, 2018

    THE SUPREME COURT WILL HEAR AN IOS APP STORE ANTITRUST LAWSUIT

    The Supreme Court has agreed to hear Apple's appeal in an antitrust lawsuit over the App Store's structure and fees. Reuters reported...

    Windows, iOS, Apple, iPad, iPhone