Twitter battles hateful trolling campaign following Elon Musk’s takeover

/ Twitter’s head of safety and integrity says the platform’s dealing with an influx of tweets containing slurs and derogatory terms Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Twitter’s combatting an increase in hateful tweets after Elon Musk officially acquired the company on Friday. Yoel Roth, the platform’s head of safety and integrity, said on […]

Elon Musk wastes no time changing Twitter

On his first day, Twitter’s new ‘Chief Twit’ quietly changed the homepage to send a message. Share this story Less than 24 hours after completing his $44 billion acquisition of Twitter, Elon Musk decided to change its homepage. He requested that logged out users visiting be redirected to the Explore page that shows trending […]

Telegram pulls paywalled posts from iOS app due to App Store rules

/ CEO Pavel Durov says creators have been using pay-to-view and donation bots to sell access to some of their posts. Apple doesn’t approve. Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Telegram removed the ability for users on iOS to create pay-to-view posts due to Apple’s strict App Store guidelines (via 9to5Mac). In a post […]

Apple’s 14- and 16-inch MacBook Pros might not arrive until next March

/ We probably won’t see the upgraded MacBook Pros this year Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales Apple’s new M2-equipped 14- and 16-inch MacBook Pros may not arrive until early next year, according to a report from Bloomberg’s Mark Gurman. While previous rumors suggested Apple could release the upgraded devices by the end of this year, […]

The Libby app put a refuge in my pocket when I needed it most

I wanted the convenience of ebooks, the curation of a local bookstore, and the affordability of a library. This is how I got it. Share this story The Libby app puts thousands of books into your pocket for free.Photo by Victoria Song / The Verge A year ago, I had a book problem. Specifically, I […]

Acer’s Chromebook Spin 714 is worse than its predecessor

The Spin 714 isn’t terrible, but it’s not the champion the 713 was Acer’s Chromebook Spin 713 has been at the top of our Best Chromebook list for a few years running now. It’s one of the most beloved Chromebooks of the past several years, and it had a laundry list of things going for […]

Elon Musk reportedly ordered company-wide layoffs at Twitter

/ According to a report from The New York Times, Musk is looking to cut jobs by November 1st to avoid paying employees’ stock grants Laura Normand / The Verge Elon Musk reportedly ordered company-wide layoffs at Twitter on Saturday, according to a report from The New York Times. It’s unclear how many workers will […]

Liam Hemsworth will play Geralt of Rivia in The Witcher’s fourth season

/ Liam Hemsworth is replacing Henry Cavill in the Netflix adapation Season 3 of The Witcher hasn’t even premiered yet.Photo by Taylor Hill/FilmMagic Although season 3 of The Witcher hasn’t premiered yet, Netflix just announced a major change coming to season 4: Liam Hemsworth is replacing Henry Cavill as the titular Geralt of Rivia. Both […]

The sequel to PC Building Simulator feels like it’s still under construction

A host of bugs and undercooked features keep the addictive building simulator from reaching its full potential Share this story I was unreasonably excited to play the follow-up to PC Building Simulator. The original game taught me the finer points of building a PC and married the technical aspects with all the logistical drudgery of […]