• Donald Trump ads will take over YouTube for Election Day By The Verge   -   Feb 22, 2020

    DONALD TRUMP ADS WILL TAKE OVER YOUTUBE FOR ELECTION DAY

    Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge YouTube's homepage will feature ads in support of Donald Trump's reelection campaign on election...

  • Twitter suspends 70 pro-Michael Bloomberg accounts for ‘platform manipulation' By The Verge   -   Feb 22, 2020

    TWITTER SUSPENDS 70 PRO-MICHAEL BLOOMBERG ACCOUNTS FOR ‘PLATFORM MANIPULATION'

    Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Twitter announced Friday that it would suspend 70 accounts that posted content in support of...

    Twitter
  • 9 new trailers you should watch this week By The Verge   -   Feb 22, 2020

    9 NEW TRAILERS YOU SHOULD WATCH THIS WEEK

    I recently watched The Souvenir , Joanna Hogg's partly autobiographical film about a young filmmaker who gets wrapped up in a toxic...

    Google
  • Coronavirus email hoax led to violent protests in Ukraine By The Verge   -   Feb 22, 2020

    CORONAVIRUS EMAIL HOAX LED TO VIOLENT PROTESTS IN UKRAINE

    Photo by MAKSYM MYKHAILYK/AFP via Getty Images An email that appeared to come from Ukraine's ministry of health containing false information...

    Windows
  • Google addresses Huawei ban and warns customers not to sideload apps like Gmail and YouTube By The Verge   -   Feb 21, 2020

    GOOGLE ADDRESSES HUAWEI BAN AND WARNS CUSTOMERS NOT TO SIDELOAD APPS LIKE GMAIL AND YOUTUBE

    Photo by Vlad Savov / The Verge Google on Friday evening published a support article meant to clarify the ongoing situation with Huawei....

    Hardware, Google, Android
  • NBCUniversal reportedly close to acquiring Walmart's Vudu video service By The Verge   -   Feb 21, 2020

    NBCUNIVERSAL REPORTEDLY CLOSE TO ACQUIRING WALMART'S VUDU VIDEO SERVICE

    NBCUniversal is in advanced talks to acquire Vudu, the Walmart-owned video service, according to The Wall Street Journal. Though the...

  • Twitter's messy verification process is making candidates wait By The Verge   -   Feb 21, 2020

    TWITTER'S MESSY VERIFICATION PROCESS IS MAKING CANDIDATES WAIT

    Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge On Friday morning, Jeff Sites, a challenger to Ohio Rep. Jim Jordan, didn't have a blue verification...

    Twitter
  • Friends cast will make millions of dollars to return for a reunion special on HBO Max By The Verge   -   Feb 21, 2020

    FRIENDS CAST WILL MAKE MILLIONS OF DOLLARS TO RETURN FOR A REUNION SPECIAL ON HBO MAX

    It's the one where the gang gets back together - and all it reportedly cost was $3 million for each main cast member. Jennifer Aniston,...

  • Russia is interfering in Democratic primary to help Sanders, officials say By The Verge   -   Feb 21, 2020

    RUSSIA IS INTERFERING IN DEMOCRATIC PRIMARY TO HELP SANDERS, OFFICIALS SAY

    Photo by RINGO CHIU/AFP via Getty Images Russia is interfering in the Democratic primary to help Sen. Bernie Sanders' presidential...

  • Fortnite will let players mute the Rickroll emote in order to avoid getting copyright claimed By The Verge   -   Feb 21, 2020

    FORTNITE WILL LET PLAYERS MUTE THE RICKROLL EMOTE IN ORDER TO AVOID GETTING COPYRIGHT CLAIMED

    Fortnite introduced its Rick Astley-inspired emote just one week ago , and the company has already rolled out an update to let PC players...

  • Bethesda follows Activision in pulling games from Nvidia's GeForce Now By The Verge   -   Feb 21, 2020

    BETHESDA FOLLOWS ACTIVISION IN PULLING GAMES FROM NVIDIA'S GEFORCE NOW

    Image: Nvidia Nvidia's GeForce Now cloud gaming service has had a somewhat rocky launch since it exited beta earlier this month , and...

  • Company buying .org offers to sign a contract banning price hikes By The Verge   -   Feb 21, 2020

    COMPANY BUYING .ORG OFFERS TO SIGN A CONTRACT BANNING PRICE HIKES

    Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Ethos Capital, the company controversially buying the .org top-level domain, is trying to appease...

  • Fortnite's wonderfully weird personality is back in latest season By The Verge   -   Feb 21, 2020

    FORTNITE'S WONDERFULLY WEIRD PERSONALITY IS BACK IN LATEST SEASON

    Fortnite is weird again - and I couldn't be happier. The game's latest season finally launched yesterday and, on the surface at least,...

  • Twitter bot real human vc is coming for your thought leaders By The Verge   -   Feb 21, 2020

    TWITTER BOT REAL HUMAN VC IS COMING FOR YOUR THOUGHT LEADERS

    Photo by Kimberly White/Getty Images for Fortune Spend enough time on Twitter and you'll start to discern patterns in the scrolling...

    Twitter
  • Netflix's Gentefied follows a Mexican American family in the heart of a gentrifying LA neighborhood By The Verge   -   Feb 21, 2020

    NETFLIX'S GENTEFIED FOLLOWS A MEXICAN AMERICAN FAMILY IN THE HEART OF A GENTRIFYING LA NEIGHBORHOOD

    In Gentefied , everyone knows the score. That's the dark joke about being a young person of color in the US, where access to information...

  • Google Forms could secure Nevada's caucuses, or throw reporting into chaos By The Verge   -   Feb 21, 2020

    GOOGLE FORMS COULD SECURE NEVADA'S CAUCUSES, OR THROW REPORTING INTO CHAOS

    Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images Nevada's Democratic caucuses take place this Saturday, and the state may not be ready. In the wake...

    iPad, Google
  • Google's Stadia adds four SteamWorld games to its lineup By The Verge   -   Feb 21, 2020

    GOOGLE'S STADIA ADDS FOUR STEAMWORLD GAMES TO ITS LINEUP

    SteamWorld Dig 2 Google's streaming-based Stadia game service has had a rocky start since it launched last year, but Google has been...

    Google
  • Arlo Pro 3 home security cameras now support Apple's HomeKit By The Verge   -   Feb 21, 2020

    ARLO PRO 3 HOME SECURITY CAMERAS NOW SUPPORT APPLE'S HOMEKIT

    Image: Arlo Arlo Pro 3 security cameras now support Apple's HomeKit smart home platform, which lets you manage your gadgets through...

    iOS, Apple
  • Ill-fitting gear puts female firefighters at risk, but that's changing By The Verge   -   Feb 21, 2020

    ILL-FITTING GEAR PUTS FEMALE FIREFIGHTERS AT RISK, BUT THAT'S CHANGING

    Photo by Darrian Traynor / Getty Images As climate change fuels more devastating fires, all firefighters need gear that fits

  • Google is indexing WhatsApp group chat links, making even private groups discoverable By The Verge   -   Feb 21, 2020

    GOOGLE IS INDEXING WHATSAPP GROUP CHAT LINKS, MAKING EVEN PRIVATE GROUPS DISCOVERABLE

    Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Invitations to WhatsApp group chats are being indexed by Google, making the invite links...

    Twitter, Phone, Google