The Fed, FDIC, and currency comptroller are warning banks about messing with crypto

/ ‘The agencies have significant safety and soundness concerns with business models that are concentrated in crypto-asset-related activities.’ Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Three federal financial agencies put out a joint statement on Tuesday warning banks about the “key risks for banks associated with crypto-assets and the crypto-asset sector.” The statement explains that […]

Windows 7 and Windows 8 will stop getting critical security updates in one week

/ Time’s running out for the millions of people still running Windows 7 on their PCs. Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Microsoft’s cutting off Windows 7 and Windows 8.1 from security updates and technical support on January 10th. That’s just one week from today and also marks the launch of Microsoft Edge 109 […]

President Biden nominates Gigi Sohn for FCC — again

/ The Democrats built on the Senate majority during the midterms. The extra vote could finally secure Sohn’s nomination. Photo by Pete Marovich-Pool / Getty Images President Joe Biden renominated Gigi Sohn Tuesday to serve on the Federal Communications Commission, once again throwing his support behind the embattled pick whose confirmation has stalled for more […]

Which products should you buy if you want a Matter smart home?

A comprehensive guide to the products that work with Matter — the Amazon, Google, Apple, and Samsung-backed smart home standard — and what you can buy right now. Matter is a common language for smart home devices designed to simplify everything about the smart home, from purchase to setup and everyday use. Its biggest promise […]

Apple Arcade is getting a remake of a 3DS game from the developer of Pokémon

/ Game Freak’s Pocket Card Jockey: Ride On! is coming to Apple Arcade on January 20th. Yes, Game Freak has made non-Pokémon games.Image: Game Freak Game Freak may be best known as the developers of Pokémon, but in an early 2023 surprise, one of the studio’s few non-Pokémon games is getting a refreshed new release […]

Sony breaks from tradition and won’t announce new TVs at CES 2023

/ The company usually debuts its latest Bravia TV lineup in Las Vegas. But for 2023, Sony will focus on PSVR2… and likely its upcoming electric vehicle. Illustration by Kristen Radtke / The Verge If there’s one brand that’s inherently linked to the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, it’s Sony. Every year, the company […]

Asus’ new 27-inch OLED gaming monitor has a heatsink to keep cool

/ While the ROG Swift PG27AQDM 27-inch OLED gaming monitor has a lot in common with competing models from LG and Acer, its heatsink and design make it stand out. We’re still waiting to hear how much it will cost. Welcome to the 27-inch club, Asus.Image: Asus Asus is one of many brands jumping into […]

Henrik Fisker wants to sell you an EV you can actually afford

In a wide-ranging interview, the Fisker Inc. CEO talks about avoiding production hell, making an actually affordable electric car, and why 2023 will be a pivotal year for EVs. Share this story Henrik Fisker is facing a make-or-break year for his startup.Image: Henrik Fisker When Henrik Fisker talks about his company’s plans for this year, […]

Twitch is recovering from an outage that took down everyone’s stream pages

/ Twitch experienced sitewide issues that made it it look like your favorite streamers deleted their accounts, but it was just a stream outage. Illustration by Nick Barclay / The Verge Twitch is recovering from its first major outage of 2023. During the incident, the streaming site showed blank pages for accounts or “an error […]

Former FTX CEO Sam Bankman-Fried pleads not guilty to fraud, money laundering charges

/ The former crypto billionaire pleaded not guilty to eight criminal charges, with the trial set to begin on October 2nd. FTX founder Sam Bankman-Fried arrives at Manhattan federal court on January 1st, 2023, in New York City. Photo by Gotham / GC Images CNBC reports that Sam Bankman-Fried pleaded not guilty to the eight criminal […]