Menu

The Verge 2018 tech report card: Tesla

The Verge 2018 tech report card: Tesla

0 Comments

In 2018, Tesla turned its biggest ever quarterly profit, and its first profit in two years. The company shipped some 100,000 Model 3s in the first full year of production of the most affordable vehicle it makes. SpaceX, one of Tesla CEO Elon Musk’s other companies, successfully launched its brand new Falcon Heavy rocket for […]

Read Full

Google wins dismissal of facial recognition lawsuit over biometric privacy act

0 Comments

Google just got an important lawsuit over facial recognition dismissed. As first reported by Bloomberg, the lawsuit has been dismissed by a state judge who found that the plaintiffs didn’t suffer “concrete injuries.” The Google lawsuit is one of three cases aimed at prominent tech companies that have allegedly violated the United States’ toughest biometric […]

Read Full

Lady Gaga teases an anime cyborg at her Las Vegas concert

0 Comments

Lady Gaga has been teasing a new animated character on social media as part of her Las Vegas residency show. It looks to be a cyborg with long blue hair and the ability to fly through space, a character that Gaga was also dressed as on Friday. In a short, mysterious clip posted to YouTube […]

Read Full

The Verge 2018 tech report card: SpaceX

0 Comments

After a banner 2017, SpaceX decided to one-up itself in 2018 by launching the world’s most powerful rocket, which flung a sports car beyond the orbit of Mars. Just two months into the year, SpaceX finally made good on its long held promise to launch the coveted Falcon Heavy — an upgraded version of the […]

Read Full

The biggest video games, tech news, and apocalyptic anxieties of 1998

0 Comments

Read Full

China lifts video game ban but not for its biggest player

0 Comments

China just lifted its ban on new video games after nearly a year of keeping games from getting released. Its regulatory arm approved 80 new games today, as first reported by Reuters. But curiously enough, none of them are from the country’s biggest gaming company, Tencent. Tencent is best known as the company that owns […]

Read Full

The 13 best sci-fi books to check out on your new Kindle

0 Comments

The holidays are here, and it looks like you got a new Kindle (or a device with a Kindle app). You now have before you a fun task: to build a portable library of all the books that you have on your reading list — or to create a new list for the coming year. […]

Read Full

2018: A year in The Verge illustrations

0 Comments

A lens into some of The Verge’s biggest stories of the year Continue reading…

Read Full

The Verge 2018 tech report card: Uber

0 Comments

2018 was supposed to be a recovery year for Uber. Sandwiched in between the disaster that was 2017, and the expectation that the company will go public in 2019, this was a year for Uber to put its sordid past behind it and stride confidently into the future. Except it didn’t quite achieve it. Dara […]

Read Full

The Reddit detectives are hard at work decoding Black Mirror: Bandersnatch

0 Comments

Early in the morning on Friday, December 28th, Netflix slipped its viewers a late Christmas present: a new episode of Charlie Brooker’s technological-dystopia anthology series Black Mirror, in the form of an interactive movie called Bandersnatch. Its arrival didn’t entirely come as a secret — as far back as October, there were rumors it was […]

Read Full