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The Overwatch League is already getting two new teams

The Overwatch League is already getting two new teams

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Just a few days after the inaugural season wrapped up, Blizzard has announced two new teams for its fledgling Overwatch League. For season two, clubs in Atlanta and Guangzhou will join the league, bringing the total number of teams to 14. The Atlanta team is owned by a new company called Atlanta Esports Ventures, backed […]

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Sonos CEO hints Google Assistant will arrive on speakers in time for holiday shopping

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The US-based smart speaker company Sonos went public on Nasdaq today, launching an initial public offering valued at $16 per share. Hours later, its shares jumped over 25 percent for a high of $21, at the time of writing. “We’re raising our profile a bit and stepping onto the bigger stage. I don’t think it […]

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Trump administration moves to make new cars dirtier by arguing they’ll be safer

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The Trump administration moved to lower nationwide vehicle fuel efficiency rules today by arguing that dirtier cars will be safer. The administration is also trying to take away California’s power to set its own greenhouse gas emissions standards and zero-emission vehicle program, which are initiatives that many other states around the country have followed for […]

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Motorola unveils the Moto Z3, the first flagship with a 5G Moto Mod

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We’ve already got a handful of new Moto phones this year, including some Amazon exclusives, and today Motorola is adding yet another device to the list: the Moto Z3. So first, the specs. It’s a 6-inch device with Super AMOLED display, 4GB of RAM, a Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 processor, a 12 MP dual rear camera, […]

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A note from the leadership of The Verge

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Since announcing her new job with The New York Times, a widespread campaign of harassment has targeted Verge reporter Sarah Jeong for a number of tweets she wrote years ago. Many of those now reacting to these tweets have intentionally taken them out of context, and she has since received an unrelenting stream of abuse […]

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Swarms of Instagrammers force a Canadian sunflower farm to ban all visitors

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If you’re on Instagram for long enough, you start to notice certain patterns emerge around types of photos: pictures in the same hot locations, framed in the same way, with the same vistas. One farm in Canada was unlucky enough to become a local Instagram obsession recently, and the increase in attention got totally out […]

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Patreon creators scramble as payments are mistakenly flagged as fraud

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Patreon is declining significant numbers of subscriber payments to some creators on the platform, sending many who are reliant on this income scrambling to recoup their losses. Patrons who support creators also report that their contributions are being marked as fraud by their banks. Creators logging on today found that some of their July payments […]

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HGST Launches Ultrastar DC SS530 SSDs: 3D TLC NAND, 15.36 TB, SAS 12 Gbps

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Western Digital has quietly added its new HGST Ultrastar DC SS530-series SSDs to its lineup of products. The new drives are aimed at mission-critical storage applications, such as financial transactions, e-commerce, virtualization, database analytics, etc. that use an SAS interface. The new SSDs carry up to 15.36 TB of user-accessible flash onboard and offer three […]

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Apple’s Market Cap Hits $1 Trillion

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A day after posting strong results for the third quarter of fiscal 2018, Apple has become the world’s first publicly traded company with a market capitalization of over $1 trillion. At press time Apple’s stock cost $206.90 and its market capitalization was $1.017 trillion. Meanwhile earlier this morning Apple’s stock hit $207.50, so it is likely […]

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This foot-long camera lens will give you a bug’s-eye view of the world

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The camera lens manufacturers at Venus Optics have just launched their latest creation: a foot-long, skinny camera lens that’s meant to give you a macro view of the tiniest parts of the world. The Laowa 24mm f/14 2x Macro Probe was developed to give photographers and videographers a “new perspective” and remove traditional barriers that […]

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