James Gunn is DC Studios’ new co-CEO

/ Director James Gunn and producer Peter Safran have been tapped to lead Warner Bros. Discovery’s answer to Marvel Studios as co-CEOs James Gunn speaks onstage at the Marvel Cinematic Universe Mega-Panel during 2022 Comic-Con International in 2022.Image: Daniel Knighton / Getty Images After months of searching for a new leader to head up its […]

Google’s revenue continues to grow as its profits are still shrinking

/ The same story of making more money but spending more to do it Illustration: The Verge Earlier this summer, Google’s parent company Alphabet made it clear that it was trying to get into fighting form as its profits slipped. The company’s earnings report, released on Tuesday, however, shows that it still appears to be […]

Spotify hits 195 million paid subscribers

/ With an additional 273 million free users, the platform has a total of 456 million MAUs Illustration Kristen Radtke / The Verge Spotify now has 195 million paying subscribers, the company announced on Tuesday, an increase of 7 million since last quarter, surpassing guidance by 1 million net adds. The company expects to cross […]

Spotify says Apple is “choking competition” and ruining its audiobook store

/ The music streaming service calls out Apple’s 30 percent commissions and says its rules make it harder to sell audiobooks Nick Barclay / The Verge Spotify says Apple is making it harder to sell audiobooks, an offering Spotify just introduced last month. The company called Apple practices “anticompetitive” and said it was “choking competition” […]

Microsoft Q1 2023: profits and Windows down but Xbox and devices up

/ Microsoft’s profits are down 14 percent this quarter and Windows OEM revenue is down as the PC industry stumbles Alex Castro / The Verge It’s a new financial year for Microsoft, and the Windows and Xbox maker has just posted the first quarter of its 2023 financial results today. Microsoft made $50.1 billion in revenue […]

Mountain’s keyboards are getting even bigger

/ The DisplayPad and MacroPad can be used with Mountain’s existing keyboards or as standalone accessories Just cover my desk in buttons, y’all. The Mountain Everest Max is an absolutely massive keyboard that looks like it shakes down 60 percent keyboards for their lunch money. Now, this maximalist keyboard is getting even bigger with the […]

You can now livestream all your Google Nest cams on the web

/ Plus, some users can now use smart home devices to start a Google Home Routine Google’s new web view for its Nest cameras should arrive this week.Image: Google Google is finally giving its Nest smart home cameras one home on the web. In a blog post published today, Google announced the rollout of its […]

iPadOS 16.2 beta adds external display support for Stage Manager and includes Freeform

/ It also introduces the redesigned Home app Stage Manager’s external display support is only available on iPads with an M1 chip.Image: Apple Apple’s getting closer to shipping Stage Manager’s promised external display support on iPadOS 16. As pointed out by 9to5Mac, Apple has included the feature with its release of the iPadOS 16.2 developer […]

Splatoon 3 might feel faster after its next update

/ A big new update will improve how fast data is transferred between players, which could make the game feel a little bit different Version 1.2.0 will add a whole swath of tweaks and fixes.Image: Nintendo Your Splatoon 3 multiplayer matches and Salmon Run jobs might feel a little bit faster after a big update […]