There’s a huge amount of new (and expensive) tech behind Avatar: The Way of Water

/ New cameras, new algorithms, hundreds of revisions, billions of dollars — and a new trailer Avatar: The Way of Water is out December 16th.Screenshot: Avatar: The Way of Water There’s a new trailer out for Avatar: The Way of Water, the upcoming film from James Cameron that is also the sequel to the highest-grossing movie of […]

The only constant at Elon Musk’s Twitter is chaos

Platformer From restoring Trump to continuous layoffs, more scenes from inside Elon Musk’s Twitter Share this story Laura Normand / The Verge After another manic weekend at Twitter, questions continue to mount about Elon Musk’s business strategy, his approach to content moderation, and whether his remaining team can keep the servers up and running during […]

DJI introduces the O3 Air first-person view camera

/ The O3 Air Unit is compatible with DJI’s Goggles 2 FPV headset, which is now available to buy as a standalone product. The new DJI O3 Air FPV camera can capture video at 4K/60 fps and transmit a live video feed from up to 10 km away.Image: DJI DJI has introduced the O3 Air […]

Lyft is recycling its e-bike and scooter batteries with ex-Tesla founder’s firm

/ The companies will work together to collect, process, and recycle the batteries from Lyft’s shared micromobility operations, which includes popular systems like Citi Bike in New York City. Photo by: Lindsey Nicholson / UCG / Universal Images Group via Getty Images Lyft is partnering with Redwood Materials, a battery recycling company founded by a […]

Tax filing websites have been sending users’ financial information to Facebook

/ The Markup found services including TaxAct, TaxSlayer, and H&R Block sending sensitive data. Image: Gabriel Hongsdusit Major tax filing services such as H&R Block, TaxAct, and TaxSlayer have been quietly transmitting sensitive financial information to Facebook when Americans file their taxes online, The Markup has learned. The data, sent through widely used code called […]

Instagram should have rejected police pressure to ban rap song, says Oversight Board

/ ‘Not every piece of content that law enforcement would prefer to have taken down … should be taken down.’ Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge The Meta Oversight Board says the company shouldn’t have accepted police demands to remove drill music — a rap genre some politicians and officials have blamed for gang violence […]

Microsoft PowerPoint for iOS now has portrait mode

/ Microsoft addresses the shift towards mobile-first content creation. Office Insiders can now create slides in portrait mode in PowerPoint for iOS on iPads and iPhones.Image: Microsoft Microsoft is introducing the ability to create slides in portrait mode in its mobile PowerPoint app. The feature is available in public beta via the Microsoft Office Insider […]

Microsoft PowerPoint for iOS now has portrait mode

/ Microsoft addresses the shift towards mobile-first content creation. Office Insiders can now create slides in portrait mode in PowerPoint for iOS on iPads and iPhones.Image: Microsoft Microsoft is introducing the ability to create slides in portrait mode in its mobile PowerPoint app. The feature is available in public beta via the Microsoft Office Insider […]