Argo.ai, driverless startup backed by Ford and VW, is shutting down

/ The Pittsburgh-based startup, which was founded in 2016, will be absorbed into its two automotive partners. Argo had been testing its vehicles in Miami, Austin, and Washington, DC. Drew Anthony Smith Argo AI, the self-driving startup backed by Ford and Volkswagen, is shutting down, The Verge has learned. Employees were notified that an announcement […]

How to use personalized spatial audio on your Apple AirPods

/ Getting the most immersive audio experience possible from your AirPods takes just a couple minutes Samar Haddad / The Verge When it’s used well, spatial audio can lend extra immersion and depth to music, movies, and TV shows. Apple has offered the feature across its iPhone, iPad, Mac, AirPods, and Beats products since 2020 […]

Microsoft says Xbox Game Pass is profitable as it sees subscription growth slow

/ Microsoft Gaming CEO Phil Spencer says Xbox Game Pass is already profitable and accounts for around 15 percent of Xbox content and services revenue Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge Microsoft Gaming CEO Phil Spencer has revealed that the company’s Xbox Game Pass subscription service is already profitable. Speaking at The Wall Street […]

British hacker charged for allegedly running The Real Deal dark web market

/ Daniel Kaye previously pleaded guilty for running a botnet that took the nation of Liberia offline Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge A British hacker who brought the entire nation of Liberia offline more than seven years ago was arraigned before a US federal court today, facing new charges of access device […]

Peloton finally has a Wear OS 3 app

/ The app may not do much yet, but it’s a move in the right direction for Peloton and Google If you have a Wear OS 3 app, you can download the Peloton app from the Play Store. Photo by Victoria Song / The Verge While Peloton has long supported the Apple Watch, Wear OS […]

Why the US is suffering a widespread drought

/ A majority of the country is ‘abnormally dry,’ and there’s not much relief in sight for some of the worst-hit regions Floating homes and boats rest in mud at Riverside Park Marina in Martin Luther King Jr. Riverside Park along the Mississippi River on October 19th, 2022, in Memphis, Tennessee, as the Mississippi River […]

Apple could release a 16-inch iPad next year

/ A report from The Information suggests Apple’s working on an extra-large iPad Photo by Dan Seifert / The Verge Apple may be readying an iPad with a larger 16-inch display, according to a report from The Information. Sources familiar with the situation told the outlet Apple could release the device in the fourth quarter […]

Ford is ending production of the Fiesta in Europe

/ The compact four-door had already been discontinued in the United States, as the automaker leaves room only for trucks, SUVs, and its growing EV portfolio Production line of a Fiesta.Image: Getty Ford is ending production of the Fiesta in Europe to make room for electric cars. The automaker’s compact four-door vehicle will be the […]

Samsung privacy-protecting Maintenance Mode is coming to Galaxy S22s worldwide

/ It’s designed to keep your data away from snooping repair people It’ll be coming to more devices throughout 2022 and 2023.Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Samsung is starting to roll out a “Maintenance Mode” feature for its phones that’s designed to keep your messages, photos, info, and accounts safe when you’re getting […]