• LG officially announces its ultralight 17-inch Gram laptop By The Verge   -   Dec 12, 2018

    LG OFFICIALLY ANNOUNCES ITS ULTRALIGHT 17-INCH GRAM LAPTOP

    LG has announced new 17-inch and 14-inch laptops as the latest additions to its lightweight Gram lineup. The 17-inch was first spotted...

    Laptop
  • Small satellite launcher Rocket Lab is poised to send up its first batch of spacecraft for NASA By The Verge   -   Dec 12, 2018

    SMALL SATELLITE LAUNCHER ROCKET LAB IS POISED TO SEND UP ITS FIRST BATCH OF SPACECRAFT FOR NASA

    Just a month after pulling off its first commercial launch to orbit , small satellite launcher Rocket Lab is ready to put tiny probes...

  • Nvidia Shield TV gets Amazon Music and a $30 holiday discount By The Verge   -   Dec 12, 2018

    NVIDIA SHIELD TV GETS AMAZON MUSIC AND A $30 HOLIDAY DISCOUNT

    Today Nvidia is releasing version 7.2 of its software for the Shield Android TV box, which continues to receive strong support more...

    Google, Android
  • Congress thinks Google has a bias problem - does it? By The Verge   -   Dec 12, 2018

    CONGRESS THINKS GOOGLE HAS A BIAS PROBLEM - DOES IT?

    On Tuesday, Google CEO Sundar Pichai testified before the House Judiciary Committee, after months of escalating pressure. There were...

    Google
  • The AI boom is happening all over the world, and it's accelerating quickly By The Verge   -   Dec 12, 2018

    THE AI BOOM IS HAPPENING ALL OVER THE WORLD, AND IT'S ACCELERATING QUICKLY

    The rate of progress in the field of artificial intelligence is one of the most hotly contested aspects of the ongoing boom in teaching...

  • Blizzard's Overwatch League will have its first home games in Atlanta, Dallas, and LA next year By The Verge   -   Dec 12, 2018

    BLIZZARD'S OVERWATCH LEAGUE WILL HAVE ITS FIRST HOME GAMES IN ATLANTA, DALLAS, AND LA NEXT YEAR

    In its first season, every match in the Overwatch League took place at Blizzard Arena in Los Angeles. But the big-picture promise for...

  • Caviar's combined iPhone XS / Apple Watch fever dream could be yours for $21,050 By The Verge   -   Dec 12, 2018

    CAVIAR'S COMBINED IPHONE XS / APPLE WATCH FEVER DREAM COULD BE YOURS FOR $21,050

    Russian accessory maker Caviar is known for strapping impractical gold-plated objects onto the backs of iPhones, like a gold-trimmed...

    iPhone, Phone, Apple
  • Djay relaunched on iOS with subscription model and powerful performance features By The Verge   -   Dec 12, 2018

    DJAY RELAUNCHED ON IOS WITH SUBSCRIPTION MODEL AND POWERFUL PERFORMANCE FEATURES

    Algoriddim has announced the next generation of its DJ software for iOS called Djay. The company has made some big changes to the program,...

    iPhone, iOS, iPad, Hardware
  • Amazon warehouse workers push to unionize in NYC By The Verge   -   Dec 12, 2018

    AMAZON WAREHOUSE WORKERS PUSH TO UNIONIZE IN NYC

    Employees working in Amazon's new Staten Island fulfillment center have announced their intention to unionize, reports Bloomberg. Through...

  • The five emoji skin tone options don't accommodate a diverse world By The Verge   -   Dec 12, 2018

    THE FIVE EMOJI SKIN TONE OPTIONS DON'T ACCOMMODATE A DIVERSE WORLD

    How do you choose which emoji skin tone to use? This week on Why'd You Push That Button , Vox 's Kaitlyn Tiffany and I discuss the...

  • Intel unveils Foveros 3D chip stacking and new 10nm ‘chiplets' By The Verge   -   Dec 12, 2018

    INTEL UNVEILS FOVEROS 3D CHIP STACKING AND NEW 10NM ‘CHIPLETS'

    At an Architecture Day event hosted this week, Intel articulated an unusually lucid strategy for its development of future processors,...

  • What Google's CEO told Congress about China - and what he didn't By The Verge   -   Dec 12, 2018

    WHAT GOOGLE'S CEO TOLD CONGRESS ABOUT CHINA - AND WHAT HE DIDN'T

    Google CEO Sundar Pichai testified in front of the House Judiciary Committee today, and lawmakers peppered him with everything from...

    Google
  • Police use cameras and fake Amazon boxes with GPS to catch thieves By The Verge   -   Dec 12, 2018

    POLICE USE CAMERAS AND FAKE AMAZON BOXES WITH GPS TO CATCH THIEVES

    Police in Jersey City have been placing fake Amazon packages outside people's homes to catch thieves, reports the Associated Press....

  • Google relents and transfers Duck.com to DuckDuckGo By The Verge   -   Dec 12, 2018

    GOOGLE RELENTS AND TRANSFERS DUCK.COM TO DUCKDUCKGO

    DuckDuckGo, the privacy focused search engine, has acquired Duck.com from Google, reports NamePros. Responding to rumors from a few...

    Google
  • Apple's HomePod at $249, one of the best deals this year, is back at B&H Photo By The Verge   -   Dec 12, 2018

    APPLE'S HOMEPOD AT $249, ONE OF THE BEST DEALS THIS YEAR, IS BACK AT B&H PHOTO

    In case you missed the few opportunities around Black Friday to find the Apple HomePod for $249 - $100 off of its usual price - here's...

    Google, Apple
  • Facebook building evacuated after reported bomb threat By The Verge   -   Dec 12, 2018

    FACEBOOK BUILDING EVACUATED AFTER REPORTED BOMB THREAT

    A building on Facebook's Menlo Park campus, which houses both Instagram and Facebook employees, has been evacuated Tuesday night after...

    Twitter, Instagram, Tech, Facebook
  • Huawei's CFO is granted bail by Canadian court but will be closely monitored By The Verge   -   Dec 11, 2018

    HUAWEI'S CFO IS GRANTED BAIL BY CANADIAN COURT BUT WILL BE CLOSELY MONITORED

    Meng Wanzhou, one of Huawei's top executives and the eldest daughter of the company's founder/CEO, will be released on bail and kept...

  • Skullcandy launches its first truly wireless earbuds By The Verge   -   Dec 11, 2018

    SKULLCANDY LAUNCHES ITS FIRST TRULY WIRELESS EARBUDS

    Skullcandy announced the launch of its first truly wireless earbuds today, called the Skullcandy Push. The earbuds feature a large...

    Phone, Apple
  • Hertz plans slightly speedier rentals using facial recognition and fingerprints By The Verge   -   Dec 11, 2018

    HERTZ PLANS SLIGHTLY SPEEDIER RENTALS USING FACIAL RECOGNITION AND FINGERPRINTS

    Hertz announced Tuesday that it is going to lean on facial recognition and fingerprint verification technology to speed up the rental...

  • Lyft is offering $2.50 rides to grocery stores for DC residents with limited food choices By The Verge   -   Dec 11, 2018

    LYFT IS OFFERING $2.50 RIDES TO GROCERY STORES FOR DC RESIDENTS WITH LIMITED FOOD CHOICES

    Lyft is partnering with a nonprofit organization in Washington, DC to give rides to local families living in food deserts. The pilot...