Court upholds arrest of Andrew Tate

/ Brothers Andrew and Tristan Tate remain in Romanian custody on charges of organized crime, human trafficking, and rape. Andrew Tate (seen left, holding a book) and his brother Tristan (right of Andrew) lost their appeal against the decision to extend their pre-trial detention from 24 hours to 30 days.Image: DANIEL MIHAILESCU/AFP via Getty Images […]

Wednesday’s top tech news: Samsung’s latest flagship is just three weeks away

An unofficial render of Samsung’s Galaxy S23.Image: OnLeaks / Digit Samsung has officially revealed a February 1st Unpacked event, when we’ll almost certainly see its Galaxy S23 series flagship smartphone lineup. If past years are anything to go by, the next three weeks will be filled with news about the upcoming smartphones from official and […]

Apple’s next custom hardware trick might be its own microLED screens

/ Making the switch could pull Apple away from its current reliance on OLED displays made by Samsung, LG, and others. Illustration by Nick Barclay / The Verge Apple is reportedly working on designing its own in-house microLED displays to use in devices like the iPhone and Apple Watch, according to Bloomberg’s Mark Gurman. The […]

Esports and lifestyle brand 100 Thieves is laying off staff

/ 100 Thieves has become one of the most recognizable brands in esports, but it’s reportedly laying off around 30 workers. A collection of 100 Thieves apparel. Image: 100 Thieves 100 Thieves, a popular gaming, esports, and lifestyle brand, laid off about 30 employees on Tuesday, according to esports journalist Jacob Wolf. The cuts hit […]

Twitter defaults to a For You page now, just like TikTok

Twitter/ Tech / Twitter is making the algorithmic feed the default, though you can still switch to your reverse chronological feed with a swipe. The star icon that used to let you swap feeds is now gone. RIP to the Twitter star.Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Twitter is changing how you move between […]

Parler’s parent company has laid off a majority of its staff

/ The sudden purge throws Parler’s future into question. Illustration: The Verge Parlement Technologies, the parent company of “censorship-free” social media platform Parler, has laid off a majority of its staff and most of its chief executives over the last few weeks. The sudden purge of staff has thrown the future of Parler, one of […]

Winter sports are triggering false iPhone Crash Detection alerts

/ Apple’s iPhones and watches contain sensors and safeguards designed to trigger Crash Detection only in a true emergency. But skiers and snowmobilers are unknowingly setting it off — and creating a headache for emergency dispatchers. The iPhone 14 Pro’s built-in Crash Detection feature is causing problems for some emergency dispatchers.Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales […]

Samsung confirms February 1st Unpacked, its first in-person event in three years

/ Samsung is the latest tech company to return to in-person launches, starting with what will presumably be the Galaxy S23 series unveiling live from San Francisco. Samsung is bringing the spotlight back in an in-person event on February 1st.Image: Samsung Mark your calendar: Samsung is hosting its next Galaxy Unpacked on February 1st. The […]

The FAA hopes airplanes and 5G can get along by early next year

/ Getting to that point, however, will require millions of dollars in filters and altimeter replacements. For over a year, the rollout of C-Band 5G around airports has been contentious.Photo: Mitchell Clark / The Verge The Federal Aviation Administration is proposing a solution to the long-running dust-up between the airline and cellular industries over 5G […]