New York City's subway disaster now has its own 8-bit video game

NEW YORK CITY'S SUBWAY DISASTER NOW HAS ITS OWN 8-BIT VIDEO GAME

Straphangers who want to experience the rolling nightmare that is New York City's subway system from the comfort of their own home...

Snow, the Korean Snapchat clone, now has its own version of Animoji

SNOW, THE KOREAN SNAPCHAT CLONE, NOW HAS ITS OWN VERSION OF ANIMOJI

If you're over Snapchat because of the countless redesigns and re-redesigns but Instagram's filters don't tickle your fancy, there's...

 
 
 
9 new trailers you should watch this week

9 NEW TRAILERS YOU SHOULD WATCH THIS WEEK

I was excited to finally get around to watching The Florida Project last weekend now that it's on Amazon. I knew that it looked good,...

ESPN+ subscription service will broadcast League of Legends competitions starting this summer

ESPN+ SUBSCRIPTION SERVICE WILL BROADCAST LEAGUE OF LEGENDS COMPETITIONS STARTING THIS SUMMER

ESPN's recently launched ESPN+ streaming service is adding e-sports to its repertoire. The company has announced that it will broadcast...

 
 
 
The hardest part of preparing for disasters is overcoming human nature

THE HARDEST PART OF PREPARING FOR DISASTERS IS OVERCOMING HUMAN NATURE

The worst disaster in California's history wasn't an earthquake, or a fire, or a drought - it was a flood that killed thousands, wiped...

It's official: Amazon has saved The Expanse

IT'S OFFICIAL: AMAZON HAS SAVED THE EXPANSE

It's official: The Expanse has been saved. After the Syfy Channel canceled The Expanse earlier this month , Alcon Entertainment has...

 
 
 
Inside the climate change lawsuit pitting Big Oil against San Francisco and Oakland

INSIDE THE CLIMATE CHANGE LAWSUIT PITTING BIG OIL AGAINST SAN FRANCISCO AND OAKLAND

On May 24th, the line outside of Courtroom 12 at the United States District Court in San Francisco was dense enough that two lawyers...

Google Home speakers outsold Amazon's Echo line for the first time last quarter

GOOGLE HOME SPEAKERS OUTSOLD AMAZON'S ECHO LINE FOR THE FIRST TIME LAST QUARTER

Over 3.1 million Google Home speakers were sold during the first quarter of 2018, beating Amazon's 2.5 million Echo devices for first...

 
 
 
Battlefield V's creators: female characters are ‘here to stay'

BATTLEFIELD V'S CREATORS: FEMALE CHARACTERS ARE ‘HERE TO STAY'

The reveal of the new WWII first person shooting game Battlefield V prompted a strong reaction from some fans, but not exactly in the...

Apple will start reporting government requests to remove apps from the App Store

APPLE WILL START REPORTING GOVERNMENT REQUESTS TO REMOVE APPS FROM THE APP STORE

Apple issued one of its bi-annual transparency reports today, and apart from the usual numbers on account takedown requests, the company...

 
 
 
How sensors are giving us another way to peek inside our bodies

HOW SENSORS ARE GIVING US ANOTHER WAY TO PEEK INSIDE OUR BODIES

The bacteria, molecules, and chemicals in our bodies hold important clues about our health, and scientists are creating sensors that...

I don't know why GDPR is so funny, but it is

I DON'T KNOW WHY GDPR IS SO FUNNY, BUT IT IS

GDPR stands for the “General Data Protection Regulation.” It's the most important data privacy law thus far, the convoluted product...

 
 
 
Facebook's new political ad rules could upend June 5th primaries

FACEBOOK'S NEW POLITICAL AD RULES COULD UPEND JUNE 5TH PRIMARIES

Facebook introduced new disclosure rules for political advertisements this week designed to block bad actors from meddling in elections....

Facebook has an official Pepe the Frog policy

FACEBOOK HAS AN OFFICIAL PEPE THE FROG POLICY

Facebook's internal policies on Pepe the Frog - now considered an anti-Semitic hate symbol by the Anti-Defamation League - offer a...

 
 
 
Vergecast: Elon Musk, dongle conspiracy, and Zuckerberg visits the EU

VERGECAST: ELON MUSK, DONGLE CONSPIRACY, AND ZUCKERBERG VISITS THE EU

Are you driving somewhere for the holiday weekend? Here at The Verge , we'd like to encourage you to use a car that's wholly, or at...

Apple is offering a free month of iCloud storage instead of just giving everybody a useable amount

APPLE IS OFFERING A FREE MONTH OF ICLOUD STORAGE INSTEAD OF JUST GIVING EVERYBODY A USEABLE AMOUNT

It's a common enough problem for iOS users: you're backing up your phone's pictures, when suddenly, that dreaded pop-up message appears:...

 
 
 
US space startup Rocket Lab sets new date for first commercial launch

US SPACE STARTUP ROCKET LAB SETS NEW DATE FOR FIRST COMMERCIAL LAUNCH

US spaceflight startup Rocket Lab has scheduled new dates for its first commercial rocket launch - a mission dubbed “It's Business...

Major US news websites are going down in Europe as GDPR goes into effect

MAJOR US NEWS WEBSITES ARE GOING DOWN IN EUROPE AS GDPR GOES INTO EFFECT

The European Union's new GDPR privacy rules came into effect today, but it seems that some organizations didn't meet the deadline to...

 
 
 
Pioneer debuts three new wireless CarPlay systems

PIONEER DEBUTS THREE NEW WIRELESS CARPLAY SYSTEMS

Pioneer is partnering with JVC Kenwood to offer three in-dash receiver models for your car that support CarPlay and Android Auto. Pioneer...

Tesla settles with vehicle owners over delayed Autopilot updates

TESLA SETTLES WITH VEHICLE OWNERS OVER DELAYED AUTOPILOT UPDATES

Tesla settled a class action lawsuit this week with owners of its Model S sedans and Model X SUVs who alleged the company's semi-autonomous...

 
 
 



Killer7 Is Coming To Steam This Fall

Killer7 Is Coming To Steam This Fall

After remastering The Silver Case and its sequel 25 Ward on modern platforms, Grasshopper Manufacture has set its sights on bringing its cult hit Killer7 to Steam. Announced... Read more ...

Atari Co-Founder Ted Dabney Dies at Age 81

Atari Co-Founder Ted Dabney Dies at Age 81

Ted Dabney, the co-founder of Atari and one of the first figures of the video game industry, has died at the age of 81. Video game historian and close friend Leonard Herman... Read more ...

Apple to open up the iPhone's NFC chip to some third parties in iOS 12?

Apple to open up the iPhone's NFC chip to some third parties in iOS 12?

According to a report published on Friday, Apple plans on opening up the NFC chip on the iPhone to some third party developers with the release of iOS 12. Apple first added the... Read more ...

Will the Galaxy Note 9 be faster than the OnePlus 6?

Will the Galaxy Note 9 be faster than the OnePlus 6?

Now that the OnePlus 6 is officially out, we know the smartphone is significantly faster than its rivals , including Samsung's Galaxy S9 series and Apple's iPhone X. That's... Read more ...

Rainbow Six Siege leak details more loot boxes and gadgets in the works

Rainbow Six Siege leak details more loot boxes and gadgets in the works

A recent leak explores Rainbow Six Siege's future, with loot boxes and gadgets potentially on the way. Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six Siege is on track to soon receive a new wave of... Read more ...

Nokia 6.1 4GB RAM Blue-Gold model unboxing & Hands-on first impressions

Nokia 6.1 4GB RAM Blue-Gold model unboxing & Hands-on first impressions

The Nokia 6.1 4GB RAM variant in Blue-Gold color is available to buy in Indian market now and here we are with our unboxing, first set up and hands-on impressions video of the... Read more ...

New York City's subway disaster now has its own 8-bit video game

New York City's subway disaster now has its own 8-bit video game

Straphangers who want to experience the rolling nightmare that is New York City's subway system from the comfort of their own home are in luck. A new video game called “MTA... Read more ...

Amazon has renewed the acclaimed Syfy show 'The Expanse,' and fans are thrilled

Amazon has renewed the acclaimed Syfy show 'The Expanse,' and fans are thrilled

Amazon has renewed the acclaimed science-fiction series "The Expanse" for a fourth season, Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos announced on Friday. After the Syfy network cancelled "The... Read more ...

‘Solo' includes a shout-out to one of the worst Star Wars games ever made

‘Solo' includes a shout-out to one of the worst Star Wars games ever made

If you grew up with PlayStation, you may have recognized the obscure martial art practiced by Qi'ra in Solo: A Star Wars Story. It was introduced in a Star Wars novel and... Read more ...

Make Your Proposal a Lot More Magical With This Sailor Moon Engagement Ring

Make Your Proposal a Lot More Magical With This Sailor Moon Engagement Ring

Planning on popping the question to that special someone in your life? Or maybe you just really love Sailor Moon? Either way, you'll definitely want to feast your eyes on this... Read more ...