Apple Store workers in Oklahoma vote to unionize

/ 56 workers voted to join the Communications Workers of America, Apple’s second in the US. Kristen Radtke / The Verge Workers at Apple’s Penn Square store in Oklahoma City have voted to unionize with the Communications Workers of America, with 56 yeses, and 32 nos. According to the National Labor Relations Board, which oversaw […]

Spotify survey hints at $19.99 “Platinum” plan that would include HiFi streaming

/ The unannounced plan would offer advanced library and playlist features — and maybe even access to audiobooks Nick Barclay / The Verge Is Spotify’s long-delayed HiFi streaming tier finally nearing its debut? A survey served to at least one user suggests that the company hasn’t forgotten about it, and HiFi might be packaged into […]

She-Hulk tried to save itself from Marvel’s finale formula by jumping the shark

She-Hulk’s season one finale was a tribute to John Byrne’s fourth wall-breaking comics and a rumination on how formulaic Marvel’s live-action stories tend to be Share this story She-Hulk having a little chat with the writers of her show in the real world.Image: Disney Plus / Marvel Studios She-Hulk: Attorney at Law’s refreshingly personal, down-to-earth […]

The best iOS lock screen widget is made by Google

/ Google has released its previously announced iOS 16 widgets, putting one very important shortcut on your lock screen: coffee Google’s helpful iOS lock screen widgets are here.Image: Google Google announced widgets for the new iOS 16 lock screens last month when the OS left beta and went public, but they weren’t quite ready. Now, […]

Google is now testing passkey support for Chrome and Android

/ The passwordless login feature is now available for beta testing Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Google announced on Wednesday morning that it has taken another step on the journey toward a passwordless future by rolling out support for passkey login to Android and Chrome. Passkeys, which let you use your phone or […]

Louisiana kicks off one of the US’s biggest carbon capture projects yet

/ The project and others like it are already being called out for ‘greenwash at a massive scale’ The CF Industries fertilizer complex in Donaldsonville, Louisiana, on June 30th, 2022.Photo by Emily Kask for The Washington Post via Getty Images A massive effort to capture the pollution causing climate change is marching forward in Louisiana, […]

Meta’s Instant Articles for Facebook will be going away

/ The quick-loading articles launched in 2015, but Meta will end support for them next year Support will reportedly end in April 2023.Illustration by Nick Barclay / The Verge Meta will be ending support for its Instant Articles format in the Facebook app next year, Axios reports. The quick-loading article format first launched in 2015, […]