How a Pomodoro timer app helped me regain my focus

/ A silly tomato timer came in clutch after grief and a global pandemic destroyed my attention span. Focus To-Do helped rebuild my shattered attention spanPhoto by Victoria Song / The Verge Focusing never used to be a problem for me. I was the annoying kid who could study for eight to 10 hours at […]

Elizabeth Holmes sentenced to 11 years in prison for her Theranos fraud

Filed under: The former billionaire has been convicted and sentenced after it was revealed that her blood-testing company hadn’t achieved the breakthroughs it claimed. By Verge Staff 30 updates since Sep 15, 2021, 12:00 AM UTC RSSFollow this stream Photo by Kimberly White/Getty Images for Fortune Elizabeth Holmes, the founder, and CEO of disgraced blood-testing […]

Elon Musk bought Twitter, and here’s everything that happened next

Filed under: Elon Musk is now the owner, CEO, and sole director of Twitter. His “Twitter 2.0” era has so far included mass layoffs and rapidly changing policy decisions. By Verge Staff 198 updates since Apr 4, 2022, 10:54 AM UTC RSSFollow this stream Laura Normand / The Verge There was a lot of back […]

Elon Musk says he’s letting Donald Trump back on Twitter

/ He justified the decision based on the results of a personal Twitter poll. “The people have spoken,” Musk decreed. Photo by Jabin Botsford/The Washington Post via Getty Images Donald Trump is allowed to rejoin Twitter, Elon Musk has announced. Musk justified that decision based on the results of his own personal Twitter poll. Shortly […]

The US government still isn’t sure about Elon Musk’s Twitter

/ A report from Bloomberg indicates that the US government is reviewing whether Twitter’s foreign investors have access to user data. Illustration by Kristen Radtke / The Verge; Photo: Getty Images Elon Musk’s $44 billion deal to acquire Twitter hasn’t escaped government scrutiny just yet. According to a report from Bloomberg, the US government is […]

Wickr’s free encrypted messaging app is shutting down next year

/ The Amazon-owned Wickr Me will go away for good on December 31st, 2023. Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Wickr Me, the free encrypted messaging app owned by Amazon Web Services, is shutting down on December 31st, 2023. In a post on its website, Wickr says the app will stop accepting new user […]

Waymo can now provide fully driverless rides in San Francisco

/ Waymo still needs to obtain another permit before it can start charging passengers, though. Waymo received approval to offer rides without anyone behind the wheel in San Francisco.Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images Waymo can now provide driverless rides to passengers in San Francisco. On Friday, the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) said it granted […]

A few tips to get started in Marvel Snap

Gaming/ Entertainment / Keep those Pool 1 cards around, be sure to read your cards and location descriptions carefully, and friends don’t let friends play the Wong / Odin combo. Image: Second Dinner Marvel Snap has been here for officially one full month, and in that time, it has, for better and for worse, taken […]

Sony is slashing prices on PS5 games and accessories ahead of Black Friday

/ These games and accessories are priced to move, making this a great time for new PS5 owners to stock up on the cheap. Elsewhere, there are even more gaming deals. It isn’t just the white color scheme of the DualSense that’s $20 off. Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge Sony switched on some […]