• Upgraded doomsday vault gets new seed deposits By The Verge   -   Feb 25, 2020

    UPGRADED DOOMSDAY VAULT GETS NEW SEED DEPOSITS

    Photo credit should read JUNGE, HEIKO/AFP via Getty Images Today, the so-called “doomsday” vault in Norway is taking in its biggest...

  • Apple's new Mac Pro and Pro Display technology overviews show off just how ‘pro' they are By The Verge   -   Feb 24, 2020

    APPLE'S NEW MAC PRO AND PRO DISPLAY TECHNOLOGY OVERVIEWS SHOW OFF JUST HOW ‘PRO' THEY ARE

    Photo by Nilay Patel / The Verge Apple's Mac Pro and Pro Display XDR have been out in the world for a while now, but Apple is just...

    Hardware, Apple
  • China reportedly using WeChat and Twitter to find and silence people sharing coronavirus information By The Verge   -   Feb 24, 2020

    CHINA REPORTEDLY USING WECHAT AND TWITTER TO FIND AND SILENCE PEOPLE SHARING CORONAVIRUS INFORMATION

    Photo by NICOLAS ASFOURI/AFP via Getty Images The Chinese government is tracking down people on social platforms like Twitter and WeChat...

    Twitter
  • Uber will start putting ads on top of some of its vehicles By The Verge   -   Feb 24, 2020

    UBER WILL START PUTTING ADS ON TOP OF SOME OF ITS VEHICLES

    Photo by Jakub Porzycki/NurPhoto via Getty Images Uber inked a deal to place ads on the roof of some of its vehicles , in a move that...

    Tech
  • Apple investor Warren Buffett finally upgrades from a flip phone to an iPhone By The Verge   -   Feb 24, 2020

    APPLE INVESTOR WARREN BUFFETT FINALLY UPGRADES FROM A FLIP PHONE TO AN IPHONE

    Photo by Taylor Hill/FilmMagic Billionaire Warren Buffett is finally the proud owner of a smartphone. The 89-year-old business magnate,...

    Smartphone, Apple, Phone, iPhone, Samsung
  • TurboTax maker is spending $7.1 billion to buy Credit Karma, a free tax service competitor By The Verge   -   Feb 24, 2020

    TURBOTAX MAKER IS SPENDING $7.1 BILLION TO BUY CREDIT KARMA, A FREE TAX SERVICE COMPETITOR

    Intuit has reached a deal to acquire Credit Karma , a company known for offering free credit score checks. The acquisition gives Intuit...

  • NASA's InSight lander officially detects ‘marsquakes' on Mars By The Verge   -   Feb 24, 2020

    NASA'S INSIGHT LANDER OFFICIALLY DETECTS ‘MARSQUAKES' ON MARS

    An artist's illustration of NASA's InSight lander. | Image: NASA NASA's InSight lander has detected hundreds of “marsquakes” on Mars,...

  • Netflix rolls out Top 10 feature to help show what people are actually watching By The Verge   -   Feb 24, 2020

    NETFLIX ROLLS OUT TOP 10 FEATURE TO HELP SHOW WHAT PEOPLE ARE ACTUALLY WATCHING

    Netflix is trying to make it easier for subscribers to keep up with what people around the country are watching by introducing a Top...

  • Tesla Autopilot's role in fatal 2018 crash will be decided this week By The Verge   -   Feb 24, 2020

    TESLA AUTOPILOT'S ROLE IN FATAL 2018 CRASH WILL BE DECIDED THIS WEEK

    Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Tesla's Autopilot is about to be in the government's spotlight once again. On February 25th...

  • Overwatch's first experimental mode is all about damage dealers By The Verge   -   Feb 24, 2020

    OVERWATCH'S FIRST EXPERIMENTAL MODE IS ALL ABOUT DAMAGE DEALERS

    Last month, Blizzard announced plans to make Overwatch a bit more experimental through limited time modes that may - or may not - eventually...

  • Huawei's P40 lineup will launch March 26th in Paris By The Verge   -   Feb 24, 2020

    HUAWEI'S P40 LINEUP WILL LAUNCH MARCH 26TH IN PARIS

    Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Huawei will unveil its next flagship phones, the P40 and P40 Pro, on March 26th at an event...

    Phone, Telecom, Google
  • Honor's first 5G phone will launch globally without Google's apps or services By The Verge   -   Feb 24, 2020

    HONOR'S FIRST 5G PHONE WILL LAUNCH GLOBALLY WITHOUT GOOGLE'S APPS OR SERVICES

    The View 30 Pro will be Honor's first 5G phone released outside of China. | Image: Honor Honor has announced that its first 5G phone,...

    Phone, Google
  • More and more older adults are using marijuana By The Verge   -   Feb 24, 2020

    MORE AND MORE OLDER ADULTS ARE USING MARIJUANA

    Photo by Katie Falkenberg / Los Angeles Times via Getty Images More and more older adults are using some form of marijuana, according...

  • Apple's first ARM-based Macs may start showing up as early as next year By The Verge   -   Feb 24, 2020

    APPLE'S FIRST ARM-BASED MACS MAY START SHOWING UP AS EARLY AS NEXT YEAR

    Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Apple may release its very first ARM-based laptop without an Intel processor as soon as next...

    Laptop, Apple
  • Purdue online students can now graduate in VR By The Verge   -   Feb 24, 2020

    PURDUE ONLINE STUDENTS CAN NOW GRADUATE IN VR

    Purdue University Global will let some graduates join its 2020 commencement ceremony through virtual reality. Around 75 students will...

    Google
  • This tweet reminded me that driverless cars can still blow our minds By The Verge   -   Feb 24, 2020

    THIS TWEET REMINDED ME THAT DRIVERLESS CARS CAN STILL BLOW OUR MINDS

    GIF: Waymo I saw a tweet today that jolted me out of my self-imposed cynical journalist mindset as it relates to self-driving cars. It...

  • This hack will let you play Google Stadia on a phone without a controller By The Verge   -   Feb 24, 2020

    THIS HACK WILL LET YOU PLAY GOOGLE STADIA ON A PHONE WITHOUT A CONTROLLER

    Image: Google Google Stadia's cloud gaming service offers wide access to titles, but it still requires players to have access to a...

    Phone, Google, Android
  • Go read this survey about tech workers and H-1B visas under the Trump administration By The Verge   -   Feb 24, 2020

    GO READ THIS SURVEY ABOUT TECH WORKERS AND H-1B VISAS UNDER THE TRUMP ADMINISTRATION

    Photo by Scott Olson / Getty Images Over the last couple of decades, the US technology industry has become one of the dominant global...

    Tech, Facebook
  • President and COO of AT&T, a megacorporation, worries about tech companies' power By The Verge   -   Feb 24, 2020

    PRESIDENT AND COO OF AT&T, A MEGACORPORATION, WORRIES ABOUT TECH COMPANIES' POWER

    Photo by John Lamparski / Getty Images for Advertising Week New York John Stankey, president and COO of AT&T, a mega-corporation forged...

    Yahoo, Tech, Facebook
  • Signal becomes European Commission's messaging app of choice in security clampdown By The Verge   -   Feb 24, 2020

    SIGNAL BECOMES EUROPEAN COMMISSION'S MESSAGING APP OF CHOICE IN SECURITY CLAMPDOWN

    Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge The European Commission has told its staff to switch to the encrypted Signal messaging app...