Combination flu and COVID-19 tests are in the works for virus season

Science/ Health / At-home testing company Cue asked the FDA to clear its combo test Cue has a COVID-19 test and wants to add on a flu test.Photo by Victoria Song / The Verge The past two years have seen relatively quiet flu seasons — a welcome development as hospitals and the public health system […]

Save $20 on Amazon’s top-tier Fire TV streaming stick

Deals/ Tech / The top-tier streaming stick from Amazon is matching its biggest discount ever. Plus, there are great deals on Roomba robot vacuums, Samsung’s 27-inch QHD Odyssey G5 gaming monitor, and more. The Fire TV Stick 4K Max is tiny but formidable when it comes to specs.Photo by Chris Welch / The Verge We’re […]

Elon Musk said to offer to buy Twitter, again, for $54.20 a share, again

/ Musk sent Twitter a letter offering to buy the company at the originally proposed price, Bloomberg reports. We’re as confused as you are. Illustration by Kristen Radtke / The Verge; Getty Images Elon Musk is said to have sent another offer letter to buy Twitter at $54.20 a share, the same price he originally […]

How to set up medication reminders in iOS 16

/ In case you’re the forgetful type, these reminders will make sure you keep up with your meds Illustration by Samar Haddad / The Verge Of all the Health app features introduced in iOS 16, the new Medications feature may be the most practical. According to the CDC, 48.6 percent of Americans take at least […]

Russia fines TikTok $51,000 for content violating anti-LGBTQ laws

/ TikTok’s penalty for not removing LGBTQ content is just the latest in Russia’s crackdown on tech platforms. Twitch was also fined for violating Russia’s “fake news” law. Nick Barclay / The Verge A Russian court fined TikTok 3 million rubles (about $51,000) for failing to delete content on the platform that violates the country’s […]

Isaac goes out on a limb in new Dead Space remake gameplay trailer

/ Get it? It’s because you have to… never mind The developers at EA revealed a new Dead Space remake gameplay trailer just in time to mark the arrival of spooky season. In the trailer, engineer Isaac Clarke arms himself with all sorts of industrial tools to make bloody work of the vicious Necromorphs that […]

Facebook Oversight Board to review Iranian protest content

/ Facebook and its parent company Meta have struggled to address threats of political violence on its platform — from January 6th to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine Illustration by Nick Barclay / The Verge The Facebook Oversight Board announced Tuesday that it was reviewing a company decision to remove a post calling for the death […]

Someone is tricking Chinese YouTube users with a spyware version of the Tor Browser

/ The program appears to be a working copy of the Tor Browser — but quietly collects identifying information about any users in China Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Researchers at Kaspersky have found malware hidden in a modified version of the anonymity-preserving Tor Browser, distributed in a way that specifically targets users […]