• Australia passes law requiring Facebook and Google to pay for news content By The Verge   -   Feb 25, 2021

    AUSTRALIA PASSES LAW REQUIRING FACEBOOK AND GOOGLE TO PAY FOR NEWS CONTENT

    Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge The Australian government has passed a new law requiring Google and Facebook to negotiate with...

    Google, Tech, Facebook
  • Go read this story about a plane crash survivor who researches memory and trauma By The Verge   -   Feb 25, 2021

    GO READ THIS STORY ABOUT A PLANE CRASH SURVIVOR WHO RESEARCHES MEMORY AND TRAUMA

    DARPA Wired has done an amazing piece on Margaret McKinnon , a researcher who survived a traumatic plane crash, then went on to become...

  • Google says it's working to get ‘Hey Google' working on Wear OS again By The Verge   -   Feb 25, 2021

    GOOGLE SAYS IT'S WORKING TO GET ‘HEY GOOGLE' WORKING ON WEAR OS AGAIN

    Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge Activating the Google Assistant by saying “Hey Google” has been broken for months, according to a...

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  • Nvidia made $5 billion during a GPU shortage and expects to do it again in Q1 By The Verge   -   Feb 25, 2021

    NVIDIA MADE $5 BILLION DURING A GPU SHORTAGE AND EXPECTS TO DO IT AGAIN IN Q1

    Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Nvidia has shared its Q4 2021 earnings , and despite the company's GPUs being in extremely...

    Tech
  • Everything to know about Paramount Plus, ViacomCBS's new version of CBS All Access By The Verge   -   Feb 25, 2021

    EVERYTHING TO KNOW ABOUT PARAMOUNT PLUS, VIACOMCBS'S NEW VERSION OF CBS ALL ACCESS

    In just over a week, CBS All Access will become Paramount Plus , a rebranded version of the streaming service launching on March 4th...

  • Watch the trailer for the Rugrats reboot headed to Paramount Plus By The Verge   -   Feb 25, 2021

    WATCH THE TRAILER FOR THE RUGRATS REBOOT HEADED TO PARAMOUNT PLUS

    Image: Nickelodeon A Rugrats reboot is headed to the new streaming service Paramount Plus this spring, ViacomCBS announced today. The...

  • Mission: Impossible 7 will stream on Paramount Plus just 45 days after it hits theaters By The Verge   -   Feb 25, 2021

    MISSION: IMPOSSIBLE 7 WILL STREAM ON PARAMOUNT PLUS JUST 45 DAYS AFTER IT HITS THEATERS

    Image: Paramount Pictures Paramount is dramatically shortening the space between theatrical and streaming releases for some of its...

  • Star Trek: Prodigy will debut on Paramount Plus first before heading to Nickelodeon By The Verge   -   Feb 25, 2021

    STAR TREK: PRODIGY WILL DEBUT ON PARAMOUNT PLUS FIRST BEFORE HEADING TO NICKELODEON

    Paramount Plus is getting another Star Trek show, the company announced at its kickoff event: Star Trek: Prodigy , the animated kid-friendly...

  • Nickelodeon creates Avatar Studios to create new Avatar, Legend of Korra content By The Verge   -   Feb 25, 2021

    NICKELODEON CREATES AVATAR STUDIOS TO CREATE NEW AVATAR, LEGEND OF KORRA CONTENT

    ViacomCBS has announced a new studio based entirely around Avatar: The Last Airbender and The Legend of Korra . Avatar Studios will...

  • Shows based on Italian Job, Fatal Attraction, Flashdance, and more heading to Paramount Plus By The Verge   -   Feb 25, 2021

    SHOWS BASED ON ITALIAN JOB, FATAL ATTRACTION, FLASHDANCE, AND MORE HEADING TO PARAMOUNT PLUS

    A series based on Michael Caine's 1969 Italian Job is in the works for Paramount Plus . The original film was remade in 2003 and starred...

  • Niantic permabanned a million cheaters since the start of 2020 By The Verge   -   Feb 25, 2021

    NIANTIC PERMABANNED A MILLION CHEATERS SINCE THE START OF 2020

    Niantic Pokémon Go creatorNiantic has published a blog post detailing some of its anti-cheat efforts, and it seems the company has...

  • Frasier revival in development for Paramount Plus By The Verge   -   Feb 25, 2021

    FRASIER REVIVAL IN DEVELOPMENT FOR PARAMOUNT PLUS

    Frasier is coming back - this time to Paramount Plus . Kelsey Grammer will play the famous psychiatrist that found a legion of fans...

  • Verizon and AT&T just spent almost $70 billion on spectrum to improve their 5G networks By The Verge   -   Feb 25, 2021

    VERIZON AND AT&T JUST SPENT ALMOST $70 BILLION ON SPECTRUM TO IMPROVE THEIR 5G NETWORKS

    Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge The much-anticipated results of the FCC's Auction 107 are in, with Verizon and AT&T spending...

    Mobile
  • Museum Alive is dioramas but AR, with narration by David Attenborough By The Verge   -   Feb 25, 2021

    MUSEUM ALIVE IS DIORAMAS BUT AR, WITH NARRATION BY DAVID ATTENBOROUGH

    Museum Alive includes three exhibits that bring extinct creatures back to life. | Remember dioramas? They were the friggin' best....

    iPhone
  • Watch composer Yuzo Koshiro play his iconic chiptunes through an NEC PC-88 By The Verge   -   Feb 25, 2021

    WATCH COMPOSER YUZO KOSHIRO PLAY HIS ICONIC CHIPTUNES THROUGH AN NEC PC-88

    Photo by Yuzo Koshiro / Twitter It's not hard to listen to your favorite video game soundtracks online. Just load YouTube or some other...

    Twitter, Hardware
  • Reddit is down for many as GME goes up By The Verge   -   Feb 25, 2021

    REDDIT IS DOWN FOR MANY AS GME GOES UP

    Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Reddit's status page currently shows a major outage , and many of The Verge 's staff are unable...

  • GameStop stock just jumped 100 percent, and WallStreetBets is ecstatic By The Verge   -   Feb 25, 2021

    GAMESTOP STOCK JUST JUMPED 100 PERCENT, AND WALLSTREETBETS IS ECSTATIC

    Image: Joe Weisenthal GameStop is up... again, by a lot. Before market close on Wednesday, the video game retailer's shares started...

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  • Showtime's live-action Halo TV show is now a Paramount Plus exclusive By The Verge   -   Feb 25, 2021

    SHOWTIME'S LIVE-ACTION HALO TV SHOW IS NOW A PARAMOUNT PLUS EXCLUSIVE

    Image: Microsoft/343 Industries Showtime's upcoming Halo TV series is getting a new home - the live-action adaptation of the popular...

  • ViacomCBS touts nearly 30 million global subscribers just before Paramount Plus launches By The Verge   -   Feb 25, 2021

    VIACOMCBS TOUTS NEARLY 30 MILLION GLOBAL SUBSCRIBERS JUST BEFORE PARAMOUNT PLUS LAUNCHES

    With CBS All Access morphing into Paramount Plus in just over a week, the company is announcing a new subscriber milestone for its...

  • By The Verge   -   Feb 25, 2021

    GIGABYTE'S AORUS 15G IS GREAT AT GAMING, BUT NOT MUCH ELSE

    Singularly focused but cool under pressure