Bird overstated shared electric scooter revenue for two years

/ The company was improperly counting preloaded ‘wallet’ balances as revenue after the completion of certain scooter trips. Now it says its financial reports for 2020 and 2021 can ‘no longer be relied upon.’ Photo by Ty O’Neil/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images Bird overstated the revenue it received from its shared electric scooters for at […]

Google is bringing Material You-style color themes to desktop Chrome

/ The experimental feature picks a color scheme for your toolbar based on the wallpaper shown in the new tab window.  Picking a yellow colored wallpaper adjusts Chrome’s interface to match.Screenshot by Jon Porter / The Verge The latest Canary build of Google Chrome includes a neat feature that automatically picks a color scheme for […]

The Space Force’s X-37B spaceplane returns to Earth after over two years in space

/ The secretive spaceplane successfully deployed the US Air Force Academy’s FalconSat-8 while in orbit. The X-37B came back to Earth on November 12th at 5:22AM ET.Image: Space Force The Space Force’s mysterious X-37B spaceplane landed back on Earth after spending a record-breaking two and a half years (908 days) in orbit. It landed at […]

Twitter reportedly cut thousands of contractors without warning

/ According to Platformer, Twitter terminated 4,400 to 5,500 contractors without notifying them in advance. Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Twitter eliminated a large number of contract employees on Saturday, affecting anywhere from 4,400 to 5,500 workers, according to Platformer’s Casey Newton. As noted by Platformer and confirmed by other reports from Axios […]

‘Fix your companies. Or Congress will,’ Senator Ed Markey warns Elon Musk

/ Senator Ed Markey snapped back at Elon Musk after the billionaire mocked his concerns about paid verification on Twitter. Illustration by Lille Allen / The Verge Senator Ed Markey (D-MA) told Elon Musk, “Fix your companies. Or Congress will,” after Musk snarkily replied to the senator’s concerns about fake verified accounts on Twitter, and […] sent $400 million to the wrong recipient, but got it back this time

Crypto/ Tech / CEO Kris Marszalek says the company mistakenly sent 320,000 in Ethereum to another cryptocurrency exchange about three weeks ago. Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge just admitted to making another very large and concerning clerical error: it mistakenly sent 320,000 in Ethereum (~$416 million USD) to another cryptocurrency exchange, […]

LG C2 OLED TV review: you can’t go wrong

It’s far from the brightest TV out there, but as the sweet spot in LG’s lineup, the C2 combines stunning picture quality with an exhaustive list of features and terrific gaming prowess. LG’s C2 OLED is a truly impressive 4K TV that provides impeccable picture quality and best-in-class gaming performance. Even though the higher-tier and […]

Google’s rolling out a Nest Wifi Pro update to fix slow internet speeds

/ The company says only ‘a small number of users’ are experiencing reduced internet speeds with the new router, and that it’s rolling out a software update early next week to address it. Image: Google Google says it’s rolling out a software update for the new Nest Wifi Pro early next week to address the […]

Save $50 on the new 10th-gen iPad on its very first deal

/ It may not be such a ‘budget’ tablet, but at $399, the new iPad gets much closer. Plus, we’ve got more Saturday deals on a couple of OLEDs, gaming gift cards, and more. Yep, the latest iPad certainly looks like an iPad.Photo by Dan Seifert / The Verge The new iPad is just over […]