How the Anchor protocol helped sink Terra

Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge If Do Kwon didn’t exist, someone would have had to invent him. For instance, there’s the bets he made — worth $11 million in total and held in escrow by Crypto Twitter influencer Cobie — that his token Luna would be worth more in a year than it […]

Vergecast: the wild laptops from Computex 2022

Photo by Becca Farsace / The Verge Every Friday, The Verge publishes our flagship podcast, The Vergecast, where Verge editor-in-chief Nilay Patel and editor-at-large David Pierce discuss the week in tech news with the reporters and editors covering the biggest stories. This week on the show, Nilay and David along with Verge managing editor Alex […]

Norman Reedus says a Death Stranding sequel is in development

Image: Kojima Productions We’ve known for some time that enigmatic game director Hideo Kojima was working on a new project, but there hasn’t been much indication as to what it might be. Now, however, it looks like we know after actor Norman Reedus let it slip in an interview that he’s working on a sequel […]

Hulu is offering three months of service for $3

Hulu is “celebrating” National Streaming Day. | Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Did you know that today is National Streaming Day? Don’t worry if you forgot to get your significant other a gift or a card, we all forget these made-up-sounding days. What actually matters for these superfluous holidays is when there’s a […]

Obi-Wan is coming to Fortnite next week

Now that Obi-Wan has his own show, there’s only one logical next step: an appearance in Fortnite. Epic announced that Mr. Kenobi will be the latest Star Wars character in the battle royale when he hits the game’s item shop on May 26th. That’s the day before the new show Obi-Wan Kenobi debuts on Disney […]

Netflix has picked up Heartstopper for two more seasons

Kit Connor as Nick Nelson and Joe Locke as Charlie Spring. | Image: Netflix Though it’s only been a few weeks since Netflix’s live-action adaptation of Alice Oseman’s Heartstopper graphic novel began airing, the streaming platform’s already made the move to renew the show for two more seasons. Variety reports that Netflix has greenlit Heartstopper […]

Terra collapsed because it used hubris for collateral — Knifefight

The rise and fall of the Terra blockchain and family of related tokens is both one of the most convoluted and one of the most important stories happening in crypto right now. Assembled here is a plaintext explanation of what Terraform Labs built, why it got so big, why it imploded, what it means for […]

Chromebook 101: how to change your Chrome OS channels and get unreleased features

You might not know it from glancing at a Chromebook, but Google’s Chrome OS is in a constant state of evolution. The operating system receives minor updates every two to three weeks and major releases every six weeks. And, at any given moment, Google’s staff is working on features and software enhancements that most people […]