George Hotz, iPhone hacker and Elon Musk antagonist, is leaving Comma AI

/ Hotz founded the driver-assist technology company as an attempt to make a product that was better than Tesla’s Autopilot. But he said he doesn’t feel capable of running the company anymore. Photo by Michael Zelenko / The Verge George Hotz is stepping down from Comma AI. The 32-year-old CEO, who rose to fame under his […]

Know the holiday shipping and return policies for Amazon, Target, Walmart, and others

/ We’ve rounded up the specific terms and conditions for each major retailer ahead of Black Friday and Cyber Monday. Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge With the holiday season right around the corner, everyone is double-checking their lists and figuring out the best places to fulfill those orders. Thankfully, there are often […]

EA is teaming up with Marvel for “at least” three new games

/ The first game in the works is the already-announced Iron Man title. Disney apparently has a lot of trust in EA to handle its big franchises, as the two companies announced a Star Wars partnership earlier this year. EA and Marvel… assemble?Image: EA EA and Marvel will be working together on “at least three” […]

Ralph Lauren redesigned its iconic logo for a Fortnite collab

/ The collaboration includes both real-world clothing and some in-game items Image: Ralph Lauren Ralph Lauren is hopping on the battle bus. The brand is the latest fashion house to partner with Fortnite — and as part of the deal, the company’s iconic horse logo has been redesigned with a cartoon llama. There are two […]

Senator calls for investigation into Saudi stake in Elon’s Twitter buyout

/ Saudis are reportedly the ‘second largest investors’ in Musk’s deal Kristen Radtke / The Verge; Getty Images Sen. Chris Murphy (D-CT) is demanding a national security review of Elon Musk’s Twitter takeover and the nearly $2 billion in Saudi funding for the deal. In a statement on Monday, Murphy called on the Committee on […]

The best thing about the new AirPods Pro is the extra small eartips

/ Thanks to the new eartips, the AirPods Pro finally stay in my ears The new eartips make my favorite pair of earbuds even better.Photo by Chris Welch / The Verge My favorite change to the new AirPods Pro is perhaps the smallest one. Apple’s second-generation AirPods Pro come with a new extra small eartip […]

The new Fitbit Sense 2 is 33 percent off at Amazon

/ Overshadowed by Google’s Pixel Watch, the latest (as well as the smartest) Fitbit tracker is already selling at much cheaper price. At $199.95, it’s a little easier to justify getting one if you want stress tracking, built-in GPS, and other features. The Sense 2 that’s $80 at Amazon in the black colorway.Photo by Victoria […]

TuSimple reportedly under investigation for ties to Chinese firm

/ The autonomous trucking company’s problems are mounting as The Wall Street Journal reports that both the FBI and SEC are probing whether it defrauded investors TuSimple may have defrauded investors by failing to disclose its ties to a Chinese firm.Photo by Andrej Sokolow/picture alliance via Getty Images Autonomous trucking company TuSimple is under investigation […]

In defense of the voice message

/ Despite their detractors, nothing beats the intimacy of hearing someone’s voice Billions of voice messages are sent every day.Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Over the past few months of peak TV, the voice message has emerged as one of my favorite ways to talk about what I’m watching. I’ll finish this […]