• Casio's rugged action camera looks like a G-Shock with a lens By The Verge   -   Nov 22, 2017

    CASIO'S RUGGED ACTION CAMERA LOOKS LIKE A G-SHOCK WITH A LENS

    In the latest case of a product to be filed under “of course this exists,” Casio has announced a rugged action camera heavily influenced...

    Smartphone, Android
  • Google Lens will launch within Assistant on all Pixel phones in the coming weeks By The Verge   -   Nov 21, 2017

    GOOGLE LENS WILL LAUNCH WITHIN ASSISTANT ON ALL PIXEL PHONES IN THE COMING WEEKS

    Google is bringing its artificial intelligence-powered Lens tool to all Pixel and Pixel 2 phones in the coming weeks as part of an...

    Phone, Google
  • Russia warns Google over comments about downranking government-linked news sites By The Verge   -   Nov 21, 2017

    RUSSIA WARNS GOOGLE OVER COMMENTS ABOUT DOWNRANKING GOVERNMENT-LINKED NEWS SITES

    Russian communications agency Roskomnadzor has reportedly asked Google to clarify a statement from Alphabet executive chairman Eric...

    Google
  • Uber covered up a cyberattack last year that exposed data of 57 million riders and drivers By The Verge   -   Nov 21, 2017

    UBER COVERED UP A CYBERATTACK LAST YEAR THAT EXPOSED DATA OF 57 MILLION RIDERS AND DRIVERS

    Uber suffered a large-scale cyberattack in October of 2016 that exposed the confidential data of 57 million customers and drivers,...

  • The Justice Department's AT&T-Time Warner merger lawsuit, explained By The Verge   -   Nov 21, 2017

    THE JUSTICE DEPARTMENT'S AT&T-TIME WARNER MERGER LAWSUIT, EXPLAINED

    The Justice Department's lawsuit seeking to block the AT&T-Time Warner merger, filed this week , has suddenly scrambled political battle...

  • Pixar's John Lasseter taking leave of absence after sexual harassment complaints By The Verge   -   Nov 21, 2017

    PIXAR'S JOHN LASSETER TAKING LEAVE OF ABSENCE AFTER SEXUAL HARASSMENT COMPLAINTS

    John Lasseter, chief creative officer of Pixar and Walt Disney Animation Studios, is taking a six-month leave of absence in the wake...

  • Mercedes' wireless charger doesn't play nice with the iPhone X By The Verge   -   Nov 21, 2017

    MERCEDES' WIRELESS CHARGER DOESN'T PLAY NICE WITH THE IPHONE X

    I'm driving a new 2017 Mercedes E300 today, and it comes with a built-in wireless charger, which is a nice feature for a $60,000 car....

    iPhone, Phone, Apple
  • FCC to consider allowing more consolidation of TV broadcasters By The Verge   -   Nov 21, 2017

    FCC TO CONSIDER ALLOWING MORE CONSOLIDATION OF TV BROADCASTERS

    Next month is gonna be a big one at the FCC. In addition to getting rid of net neutrality , the commission will also vote on a proposal...

  • New York attorney general says the FCC won't help investigate fake net neutrality comments By The Verge   -   Nov 21, 2017

    NEW YORK ATTORNEY GENERAL SAYS THE FCC WON'T HELP INVESTIGATE FAKE NET NEUTRALITY COMMENTS

    New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman revealed today that his office has been investigating a flood of spam FCC comments that...

  • Facebook continues to let advertisers racially discriminate in housing ads By The Verge   -   Nov 21, 2017

    FACEBOOK CONTINUES TO LET ADVERTISERS RACIALLY DISCRIMINATE IN HOUSING ADS

    One year after a ProPublica investigation found that Facebook lets housing advertisers exclude users by race, a separate follow-up...

    Facebook
  • Harley Quinn is getting a new animated series for DC's streaming service By The Verge   -   Nov 21, 2017

    HARLEY QUINN IS GETTING A NEW ANIMATED SERIES FOR DC'S STREAMING SERVICE

    After an appearance in David Ayer's Suicide Squad last year, DC fan favorite Harley Quinn will be returning to her roots in her own...

  • The FTC is investigating TripAdvisor after it censored users' reports of rape By The Verge   -   Nov 21, 2017

    THE FTC IS INVESTIGATING TRIPADVISOR AFTER IT CENSORED USERS' REPORTS OF RAPE

    The FTC is reportedly investigating TripAdvisor after the company censored reports of rape and sexual harassment at resorts around...

  • Instagram adds a request button for friends to crash your live stream By The Verge   -   Nov 21, 2017

    INSTAGRAM ADDS A REQUEST BUTTON FOR FRIENDS TO CRASH YOUR LIVE STREAM

    Following a test this past summer and a wider rollout in late October that allowed Instagram friends to live stream together , the...

    Instagram
  • How the sugar industry tried to hide the health effects of its product 50 years ago By The Verge   -   Nov 21, 2017

    HOW THE SUGAR INDUSTRY TRIED TO HIDE THE HEALTH EFFECTS OF ITS PRODUCT 50 YEARS AGO

    About 50 years ago, the sugar industry stopped funding research that began to show something they wanted to hide : that eating lots...

  • ProtonMail launches an encrypted contacts manager to protect journalists' sources By The Verge   -   Nov 21, 2017

    PROTONMAIL LAUNCHES AN ENCRYPTED CONTACTS MANAGER TO PROTECT JOURNALISTS' SOURCES

    ProtonMail, a secure email service, is launching an encrypted contacts manager today for its users. The manager provides "zero access"...

    Phone
  • You can now send Facebook Messenger photos in higher resolution By The Verge   -   Nov 21, 2017

    YOU CAN NOW SEND FACEBOOK MESSENGER PHOTOS IN HIGHER RESOLUTION

    Facebook Messenger has gotten a bunch of upgrades over the past year , and now you can add the ability to send higher-resolution photos...

    Facebook
  • Moment now sells official counterweights for the DJI Osmo to balance out its lenses By The Verge   -   Nov 21, 2017

    MOMENT NOW SELLS OFFICIAL COUNTERWEIGHTS FOR THE DJI OSMO TO BALANCE OUT ITS LENSES

    Using DJI's Osmo stabilizer with Moment's modular system to attach better lenses to your smartphone seems like it would be a match...

    Smartphone, iPhone, Phone, Apple
  • Uber hit with $8.9 million fine in Colorado for letting unqualified drivers on its platform By The Verge   -   Nov 21, 2017

    UBER HIT WITH $8.9 MILLION FINE IN COLORADO FOR LETTING UNQUALIFIED DRIVERS ON ITS PLATFORM

    Colorado has ordered Uber to pay a fine of $8.9 million for allowing individuals with disqualifying criminal or motor vehicle offenses,...

  • What makes YouTube's surreal kids' videos so creepy? By The Verge   -   Nov 21, 2017

    WHAT MAKES YOUTUBE'S SURREAL KIDS' VIDEOS SO CREEPY?

    Earlier this month, journalist James Bridle launched a wide-reaching debate on the “industrialized nightmare production” of YouTube...

  • YouTube is back on Amazon's Echo Show By The Verge   -   Nov 21, 2017

    YOUTUBE IS BACK ON AMAZON'S ECHO SHOW

    YouTube has returned to the Amazon Echo Show nearly two months after a Google and Amazon dispute saw the internet search giant pull...

    Hardware, Google