New Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse trailer is a window into the multiverse

/ We get a glimpse at Issa Rae’s Spider-Woman and a cameo from Stan Lee. The latest trailer for the upcoming Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse (Part One) has just been released, offering a look at the chaos Miles Morales (Shameik Moore) and Gwen Stacy (Hailee Steinfeld) encounter as they toss themselves into the multiverse. During […]

Avatar: The Way of Water is a gorgeous rehash of all the first film’s triumphs and failures

James Cameron’s second Avatar movie is a visually stunning but narratively uninspired return to Pandora that drowns some of its best ideas in military morass. Share this story Jake Sully and his daughter Kiri floating in the ocean.Image: Disney James Cameron’s first Avatar was a phenomenon that fundamentally altered the landscape of the entertainment industry […]

Nuclear fusion power research passes milestone with “fusion ignition”

/ Scientists have been trying to achieve a net energy gain from nuclear fusion for decades, but there are still kinks to work out. The west gate entrance to the US Department of Energy’s Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory in Livermore, California, US, on Monday, December 12th, 2022.Photo by David Paul Morris / Bloomberg via Getty […]

Pedro Eustache opens up about video game music and becoming the Flute Guy

Pedro Eustache’s viral performance at The Game Awards was just one of many such moments he’s had over his decades-long career. Share this story Photo by Frazer Harrison / Getty Images for Coachella Pedro Eustache has played just about every woodwind or reed-based instrument in the world. He has amassed a collection of truly unique […]

DoNotPay is launching an AI chatbot that can negotiate your bills

Artificial Intelligence/ Tech / The latest tool from DoNotPay can have a back-and-forth conversation with a company’s customer service representative through live chat or email. Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge DoNotPay, the company that bills itself as “the world’s first robot lawyer,” is launching a new AI-powered chatbot that can help you negotiate […]

Feds charge former FTX CEO Sam Bankman-Fried with money laundering and all kinds of fraud

/ SBF was arrested Monday evening in the Bahamas. On Tuesday, prosecutors revealed charges of wire fraud, securities fraud, commodities fraud, and money laundering. Illustration: The Verge About twelve hours after we learned authorities in the Bahamas have arrested FTX co-founder and former CEO Sam Bankman-Fried (SBF), the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) revealed […]

A “scientific breakthrough” in nuclear fusion? How to watch the announcement tomorrow

Energy/ Science / The Biden administration is expected to announce a milestone in a decades-long pursuit for clean fusion energy. A “scientific breakthrough” in the development of fusion energy is expected tomorrow from the Biden administration. Formore than half a century,people have poured billions of dollars into nuclear fusion research, hoping to create a source […]

Matter is finally actually here

/ With updates to its Eve Motion, Eve Energy, and Eve Door & Window, Eve’s smart home gadgets become the first Thread devices to work with Matter. The Eve Motion sensor is one of the first smart home devices that will work with Matter.Photo by Jennifer Pattison Tuohy / The Verge Christmas has come a […]

Can Bitcoin survive a Carrington Event knocking out the grid? – Cointelegraph Magazine

“In a massive solar storm, which would be hugely damaging to a modern economy’s infrastructure, the blockchain parts might well be the only parts that survive.” — Jason Potts What was the Carrington Event? In a November 1859 meeting of the Royal Astronomical Society, British astronomer Richard Christopher Carrington reported to the esteemed scientific body […]