SpaceX reportedly paid $250,000 to cover up Elon Musk’s sexual misconduct

Photo by PATRICK PLEUL/POOL/AFP via Getty Images SpaceX reportedly paid a flight attendant $250,000 to ensure she didn’t speak out or sue the company after Elon Musk allegedly exposed himself and propositioned her for sex, according to a report from Business Insider. Content warning: The following story contains descriptions of sexual misconduct. If you need […]

Google reports increased Black and Latinx representation in the US

Illustration by Alex Castro / Th Google has released its annual diversity report, and the company says it made some positive progress over the past year. The company saw its “largest increases in representation of Black and Latinx Googlers in the US ever” at 20 percent and 8 percent respectively year over year, according to […]

Boeing successfully launches Starliner spacecraft to orbit in do-over test flight

Boeing’s Starliner capsule launches on May 19, 2022 | NASA Nearly two and a half years after its first launch didn’t go to plan, Boeing’s new passenger spacecraft, the CST-100 Starliner, successfully launched to space this afternoon, reaching the right orbit it needed to achieve to rendezvous with the International Space Station tomorrow evening. The […]

Android 13 beta will test out-of-the-box support for most braille displays

Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge In the coming weeks, Google will begin beta testing a feature for Android 13 that makes it easier for users of braille displays to get up and running. Google announced in a blog post on Thursday that the next Android 13 beta will include “out-of-the-box support” for braille […]

The Department of Energy to dole out $3.5 billion for carbon removal hubs

Intake fans on collector containers at the ‘Orca’ direct air capture and storage facility, operated by Climeworks AG, in Hellisheidi, Iceland, on Tuesday, Sept. 7, 2021.  | Arnaldur Halldorsson/Bloomberg via Getty Images The Department of Energy (DOE) just launched a new $3.5 billion program to take carbon dioxide out of the atmosphere and store it […]

A new Daredevil series is reportedly coming to Disney Plus

Charlie Cox as Daredevil in Netflix’s Daredevil series. | Image: Disney Plus The Defender who first headlined Netflix’s partnership with Marvel is coming back in a new Disney Plus series. Variety reports that Matt Corman (The Brave, Deck the Halls) and Chris Ord (The Enemy Within) have signed on to write a new Daredevil series […]

Netflix’s new ‘mystery box’ is like a kids-focused version of the shuffle button

What show is in the box? | Image: Netflix Netflix is introducing a new “mystery box” feature that’s intended to help kids discover new shows. Basically, it sounds like a kids-themed take on Netflix’s “Play Something” button, and it seems to take inspiration from the very popular trend of unwrapping toys. On “TVs around the […]