The many lies of Sam Bankman-Fried

/ “This is one of the biggest financial frauds in American history.” Share this story Turns out reading the terms of service wouldn’t have saved FTX customers.The Verge The US government says it was fraud from the jump. The complaint made public today by the Commodity Futures Trading Commission has some hair-raising details — and if […]

Tidal is testing a new DJ session feature for HiFi Plus subscribers

/ Tidal HiFi Plus subscribers enrolled in the company’s early access program can now start a DJ session — which lets other paid subscribers listen in from anywhere. The now-playing screen shows a red DJ button that enables the live streaming-like function.Image: Tidal Tidal, the high-bitrate quality music streaming service, is testing a new feature […]

YouTube will start warning comment spammers when they violate the rules

/ Some of YouTube’s biggest creators have drawn attention to comment spam on the platform, and the company is introducing a new warning to try and stop spammers in their tracks. The company also said its improved its spam detection.Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge YouTube says it will begin to warn users when […]

Netflix is making a live-action My Hero Academia film

/ Here’s to hoping that it will be better than Netflix’s adaptations of Death Note and Cowboy Bebop. Image: Viz Media Netflix is making yet another live-action anime adaptation, and this time, it’s taking on My Hero Academia. In an announcement on its website, the streamer says filmmaker Shinsuke Sato (I Am a Hero, Kingdom) […]

T-Mobile’s latest 5G coverage hails from the era of Sprint, 3G, and 4G

/ Despite the spectrum’s past life, it could help deliver lightning-fast speeds. T-Mobile is doing spectrum stuff again.Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge T-Mobile has enjoyed an undeniable head start in 5G in the US, thanks to its lucrative Sprint deal, and it’s turning some old spectrum around to pad out its lead. The […]

Celebrities that promoted Bored Ape NFTs are now facing a class action lawsuit

/ The list of defendants might as well be a Coachella lineup with names like Diplo, Snoop Dogg, Post Malone, and The Weeknd cited alongside Yuga Labs Inc. Yuga Labs may have landed the Bored Ape Yacht Club in hot water.Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge On Thursday, December 8th, Scott+Scott Attorneys at Law […]

watchOS 9.2 adds new running features and longer Ultra battery

/ The Apple Watch will be able to detect the exact lane of a track you’re running on, while the Ultra can now get up to 17 hours in Low Power Mode. Race Routes is now officially live in watchOS 9.2.Photo by Victoria Song / The Verge watchOS 9.2 started rolling out today along with […]

PlayStation’s 2022 Wrap-Up recaps playtime, trophies, and meows

/ Sony has a fun new tool to recap the PlayStation community’s year in gaming, including how many times people meowed as the cat in Stray. I contributed a fair number of those meows.Image: Annapurna Interactive PlayStation’s new 2022 Wrap-Up is available now, giving you a look at things like your personal playtime and some […]

Apple is reportedly preparing to allow third-party app stores on the iPhone

/ Bloomberg’s Mark Gurman reports Apple will respond to upcoming EU rules with next year’s iOS 17 update. But it could still have strings attached, like only being available in Europe or only allowing installation of approved apps. The App Store may no longer be the only place to get software for your iPhone or […]