Why didn’t anyone tell me about this iOS screenshot trick?

Tech/ Today I Learned / Say hello to neat scribbles, circles, and arrows The iPhone has another hidden screenshot trick.Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge I feel exactly the same as a TikTok creator that uncovered a hidden trick to make the scribbles on your screenshots way neater: why did nobody tell me […]

Uber apparently hacked by teen, employees thought it was a joke

/ ‘I think IT would appreciate less memes while they handle the breach’ Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Uber says it’s investigating a “cybersecurity incident” amidst reports that the company’s internal systems have been breached. The alleged hacker, who claims to be an 18-year old, says they have administrator access to company tools […]

Signify brings Wi-Fi motion sensing to its WiZ smart lights

/ SpaceSense uses Wi-Fi sensing to turn on your smart lights SpaceSense will turn WiZ light bulbs into motion sensors.Image: Signify Motion-triggered smart lighting is pretty magical. Figuring out how to set up little white motion sensors all over your house to make it work is not. With its new SpaceSense feature, Signify may have […]

Gavin Newsom signs California social media overhaul for minors

/ It affects sites ‘likely’ to be visited by minors Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images California Governor Gavin Newsom has signed the California Age-Appropriate Design Code Act, a law mandating additional safeguards for minors on social media. The bill, AB 2273, passed the state legislature in August, and it’s slated to go into effect on […]

The FTC promises to investigate gig companies over wage-fixing

/ Commissioners approved a new policy statement putting gig companies on notice FTC Chairwoman Lina Khan glances at SEC Chairman Gary Gensler during a House Financial Services Committee hearing.Photo by Tom Williams / CQ-Roll Call, Inc via Getty Images The Federal Trade Commission voted today to put gig economy companies on notice, promising to protect […]

Netflix’s latest Stephen King trailer focuses on Mr. Harrigan’s iPhone

/ Death Voicemail The real horror is being stuck with iOS 3 for eternity. Netflix has released the trailer for its latest Stephen King adaptation, Mr. Harrigan’s Phone, which is based on the short story by the same name. In the trailer, we see Craig, played by Jaeden Martell (who starred in the recent It […]

Amazon is making a Blade Runner TV show

/ It’s called Blade Runner 2099 I wonder if they’ll find a way to include Harrison Ford.Image: Alcon Entertainment Amazon has officially picked up a series for Prime Video based on the hit Blade Runner movies, Deadline reports. The series is titled Blade Runner 2099, suggesting it will take place 50 years after Denis Villeneuve’s […]

Rumble is ready for a $2 billion SPAC

/ The SPAC is scheduled for next week Image: Shutterstock The far-right’s favorite video sharing platform, Rumble, is set to go public next week after a successful shareholder vote on Thursday.  Rumble was founded in 2013 by CEO Chris Pavlovski as an alternative to Google’s algorithmic approach to surfacing content on YouTube. After operating largely […]

The latest Apple TV 4K is still $60 off at Amazon

/ The streaming box lets you access all of your favorite services as well as exclusive Apple content The latest Apple TV 4K lets you access popular streaming platforms, as well as exclusive Apple content.Photo by Chris Welch / The Verge Since our original lead deal sold out, here’s another quick one for you. The […]

October 2nd is Overwatch’s last day on earth

/ Blizzard’s taking down the servers in preparation for Overwatch 2 Image: Blizzard Despite an earlier promise that Overwatch and Overwatch 2 would peacefully coexist, we recently learned that there can be only one. And now we have a date for when Overwatch prime goes offline: October 2nd. In an interview with Eurogamer, Overwatch commercial […]