The best mechanical keyboards to buy right now

Whether it’s wired, wireless, or low profile, here are our picks for the best readily available boards It’s hard to beat the tactility, durability, or good looks of a mechanical keyboard, but if you’re looking for one, it can be hard to know where to start. Here are our top picks, including both wired and […]

Elon’s biggest Twitter free speech question is in the courts, not on the platform

/ ‘Step 1.) Solve Free Speech’ Kristen Radtke / The Verge; Getty Images Back in April, Elon Musk wanted to buy Twitter to save free speech. Now, he’s apparently buying Twitter again, and it’s revived questions about what exactly he meant. A lot of this attention has focused on Twitter’s moderation policies, particularly whether he’d […]

Now Instagram’s bringing ads to profiles and the Explore page, too

/ If ads on the Explore feeds weren’t enough, Instagram’s now adding them to the Explore tab’s landing page Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Now seems like the worst time to announce that more ads are coming to Instagram considering the backlash the platform has experienced over its increased focus on video content […]

Google is paying $85m to Arizona to end user-tracking suit

/ In 2018, an AP investigation dug into Google’s shady location tracking practices on Android, and now Google’s paying up. Google will pay an $85 million settlement to the state of Arizona over claims that the company illegally tracked the location of Android device users. Illustration: The Verge Google will pay an $85 million settlement to […]

You can now sign up for Sony’s PlayStation Stars loyalty program in the US

/ It’s available in the Americas and Asia and coming very soon to Europe Complete “campaigns” to earn rewards.Image: Sony PlayStation Stars, Sony’s new loyalty program for PlayStation customers, is now live in the Americas, including the US. You can sign up for the program for free on the PlayStation Stars website or the PlayStation […]

Seattle hacker gets probation for $250M Capital One data breach

/ Software engineer Paige Thompson was given time served plus five years of probation for the 2019 incident Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge A former Amazon employee based in Seattle has been sentenced for her role in a huge data breach that saw Capital One bank pay out more than $250 million […]

Here’s everything we’ve learned about Elon’s plans for Twitter

Elon Musk has big plans for Twitter, and they include people paying money to tweet, bots getting the boot, and a social media network that doesn’t care what you say as long as it’s legal. Share this story Illustration by Kristen Radtke / The Verge; Getty Images “I have a ton of ideas,” Elon Musk […]

Samsung’s latest foldables are matching their lowest price ever

/ You can also snag last-minute discounts on the Google Pixel 6A and last-gen Echo devices Amazon and Samsung have knocked $100 off the Z Flip 4.Photo by Allison Johnson / The Verge Both of Samsung’s foldable phones are currently matching their best prices ever. Available for $999.99 at launch, the 128GB configuration of the […]