• Microsoft got a whole lot of people to play Halo and Forza By The Verge   -   Jan 26, 2022

    MICROSOFT GOT A WHOLE LOT OF PEOPLE TO PLAY HALO AND FORZA

    Over 20 million people have played Halo Infinite. Microsoft seems to have had a lot of success getting people to try out its games....

    Xbox
  • It just got a lot easier to get PS5 screenshots on your phone By The Verge   -   Jan 26, 2022

    IT JUST GOT A LOT EASIER TO GET PS5 SCREENSHOTS ON YOUR PHONE

    You can now auto-upload your PS5 captures from your console to your phone | Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge Sony is making it a lot...

    PlayStation, Phone
  • Facebook's embattled cryptocurrency project is likely coming to an end By The Verge   -   Jan 26, 2022

    FACEBOOK'S EMBATTLED CRYPTOCURRENCY PROJECT IS LIKELY COMING TO AN END

    Illustration by William Joel / The Verge More than two years after it was first announced, the Facebook-sponsored cryptocurrency formerly...

    Facebook
  • Call of Duty's next three games will hit PlayStation despite Microsoft's Activision deal By The Verge   -   Jan 26, 2022

    CALL OF DUTY'S NEXT THREE GAMES WILL HIT PLAYSTATION DESPITE MICROSOFT'S ACTIVISION DEAL

    Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge Activision plans to release at least the next three Call of Duty games on both Sony and Microsoft...

    PlayStation, Xbox
  • Samsung's next Unpacked event is set for February 9th By The Verge   -   Jan 26, 2022

    SAMSUNG'S NEXT UNPACKED EVENT IS SET FOR FEBRUARY 9TH

    The Galaxy S22 leaks are coming in hot ahead of the upcoming Unpacked event scheduled for February. | Image: Samsung Samsung has confirmed...

    Samsung
  • The path to unionizing has been rough for Raven Software, and it's about to get rougher By The Verge   -   Jan 26, 2022

    THE PATH TO UNIONIZING HAS BEEN ROUGH FOR RAVEN SOFTWARE, AND IT'S ABOUT TO GET ROUGHER

    Raven's QA workers have formed a union - now what?

  • Fashion Nova first to be fined by FTC for blocking bad reviews By The Verge   -   Jan 26, 2022

    FASHION NOVA FIRST TO BE FINED BY FTC FOR BLOCKING BAD REVIEWS

    The FTC fined a fashion website for allegedly blocking negative customer product reviews | Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge The...

  • Microsoft is emailing out links to buy an Xbox Series X bundle from its online store By The Verge   -   Jan 26, 2022

    MICROSOFT IS EMAILING OUT LINKS TO BUY AN XBOX SERIES X BUNDLE FROM ITS ONLINE STORE

    Photo by Tom Warren / The Verge If you're hunting for an Xbox Series X, you might want to check your email inbox. As we noted last...

    Xbox
  • The International Monetary Fund tells El Salvador it shouldn't use Bitcoin as legal tender By The Verge   -   Jan 26, 2022

    THE INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND TELLS EL SALVADOR IT SHOULDN'T USE BITCOIN AS LEGAL TENDER

    El Salvador introduced Bitcoin as a legal tender alongside the US dollar in 2021. | Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge The International...

  • Don't Look Up narrowly misses becoming Netflix's all-time-best film debut By The Verge   -   Jan 26, 2022

    DON'T LOOK UP NARROWLY MISSES BECOMING NETFLIX'S ALL-TIME-BEST FILM DEBUT

    Image: Netflix | NIKO TAVERNISE/NETFLIX Don't Look Up is Netflix's second most popular film debut to date, coming in around 4 million...

  • Microsoft Office, cloud services, and Windows boost revenue in Q2 By The Verge   -   Jan 26, 2022

    MICROSOFT OFFICE, CLOUD SERVICES, AND WINDOWS BOOST REVENUE IN Q2

    Photo by Sam Byford / The Verge Microsoft posted the second quarter of its 2022 financial results today , reporting revenue of $51.7...

    Windows
  • The man who oversaw YouTube Gaming's huge streamer deals is leaving for crypto By The Verge   -   Jan 26, 2022

    THE MAN WHO OVERSAW YOUTUBE GAMING'S HUGE STREAMER DEALS IS LEAVING FOR CRYPTO

    Ryan Wyatt is leaving YouTube to join Polygon Tech. | Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Ryan Wyatt, YouTube's head of gaming...

    Tech
  • What's next for NASA's James Webb Space Telescope now that it's reached its parking spot By The Verge   -   Jan 26, 2022

    WHAT'S NEXT FOR NASA'S JAMES WEBB SPACE TELESCOPE NOW THAT IT'S REACHED ITS PARKING SPOT

    NASA's next-generation James Webb Space Telescope may have reached its final parking spot in space, but there's still a long road ahead...

  • Facebook's plan to offer free internet in developing countries ended up costing users, WSJ reports By The Verge   -   Jan 26, 2022

    FACEBOOK'S PLAN TO OFFER FREE INTERNET IN DEVELOPING COUNTRIES ENDED UP COSTING USERS, WSJ REPORTS

    Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Facebook partners with mobile carriers in developing countries like Indonesia, the Philippines,...

    Facebook, Mobile
  • A Percy Jackson and the Olympians series is ‘really, truly, and for sure' coming to Disney Plus By The Verge   -   Jan 26, 2022

    A PERCY JACKSON AND THE OLYMPIANS SERIES IS ‘REALLY, TRULY, AND FOR SURE' COMING TO DISNEY PLUS

    Hyperion Percy Jackson and the Lightning Thief author Rick Riordan will be the first person to tell you how much he didn't care for...

    Twitter
  • Blizzard announces new survival game while still reeling from multiple controversies By The Verge   -   Jan 26, 2022

    BLIZZARD ANNOUNCES NEW SURVIVAL GAME WHILE STILL REELING FROM MULTIPLE CONTROVERSIES

    A week after the news Microsoft will acquire Activision Blizzard , and amidst news of alleged union-busting , labor strikes , unionization...

    Twitter
  • Here's how bad the chip shortage is, according to the White House By The Verge   -   Jan 26, 2022

    HERE'S HOW BAD THE CHIP SHORTAGE IS, ACCORDING TO THE WHITE HOUSE

    Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Today, the White House is saying out loud what you've likely already heard : the chip shortage...

  • How to share a Google Doc privately By The Verge   -   Jan 26, 2022

    HOW TO SHARE A GOOGLE DOC PRIVATELY

    Recently, I got Slacked by a colleague who was really annoyed and had to let off a bit of steam. It seems that a writer had shared...

    Google
  • Google abandons FLoC, introduces Topics API to replace tracking cookies By The Verge   -   Jan 26, 2022

    GOOGLE ABANDONS FLOC, INTRODUCES TOPICS API TO REPLACE TRACKING COOKIES

    Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Google is walking back plans to replace third-party cookies with FLoC by instead proposing...

    Google
  • General Motors will build a third EV battery factory in the US By The Verge   -   Jan 26, 2022

    GENERAL MOTORS WILL BUILD A THIRD EV BATTERY FACTORY IN THE US

    Photo by Nic Antaya/Getty Images General Motors announced a $7 billion investment in growing its electric vehicle manufacturing capabilities...