Crypto finance firm BlockFi files for bankruptcy following the fall of FTX

/ The ‘contagion’ of failed crypto firms has claimed another casualty as BlockFi cites its financial entanglements with FTX. Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge BlockFi has become the latest crypto firm to file for Chapter 11 bankruptcy a couple of weeks after pausing withdrawals on November 10th. The company is citing a “lack […]

Tesla is reportedly working on a redesigned Model 3

/ A Reuters report indicates a new Model 3 is in the works that should reduce costs and increase the appeal of the five-year-old sedan. A preproduction Tesla Model 3 as revealed in 2016.Photo by Chris Ziegler Tesla reportedly has a new Model 3 design in the works, according to four sources speaking to Reuters […]

The best Cyber Monday deals on smartwatches and fitness trackers

/ It’s a good time to get a jump start on Christmas presents for the athletes and fitness buffs in your life. Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Picking a smartwatch or fitness tracker can be daunting. There are dozens of factors to consider, such as style, durability, connectivity options, battery life, and […]

The best Cyber Monday deals at Amazon you can get now

/ Amazon has a lot of deals this year, ranging from Echo devices to iPads to big-screen TVs. Here’s all the stuff worth your money that you can still grab a bargain on. The latest Echo Dot with clock is available with a big discount and two free Philips Hue smart bulbs.Photo by Jennifer Pattison […]

How a tiny briefcase-sized spacecraft will prospect for water on the Moon

/ Lunar Flashlight is hitching a ride on a SpaceX rocket sending two other missions to the Moon. An artist’s illustration of the Lunar Flashlight mission. Image: NASA The Artemis I mission isn’t the only lunar mission happening this month. On Wednesday, November 30th, a SpaceX Falcon 9 is expected to launch a commercial Japanese […]

Now the Apple Watch Ultra can actually be your diving computer

/ The Oceanic Plus app by Huish Outdoors enables recreational divers to use the Ultra to plan dives and view metrics like depth and no-deco time. The Oceanic Plus app turns the Apple Watch into a dive computer.Image: Apple Divers no longer have to wait to use the Apple Watch Ultra as a dive computer. […]

The Verge’s 2022 holiday gift guide for creators

Finding that perfect gift for a creator can be challenging, which is why we’ve compiled all kinds of useful and fun ideas for all kinds of folks, from TikTokers and Twitch streamers to photographers. A creative idea for a video, a photo, or an entertaining livestream can prove more valuable than any piece of gear, […]

The Best Cyber Monday deals available now

/ We’re back for another day of recapping the stellar Black Friday deals that are still available. Cyber Monday has arrived, and a whole Cyber Week of deals will follow. The Noc Design / The Verge Black Friday may be in the past, but many of the best deals remain. If you’ve been following our […]

Nearly a thousand Vietnamese EVs are on their way to the US

/ VinFast aims to become a major EV hub for the North American and European markets. A batch of the company’s first EV, the VF 8, is now on its way to California. VinFast sent a batch of 999 electric vehicles to the US.Image: VinFast VinFast, the Vietnamese electric vehicle manufacturer, is shipping its first […]