Twitter “lacked the ability to hunt for foreign intelligence agents,” says whistleblower

/ Peiter ‘Mudge’ Zatko gave the testimony to the Senate Judiciary Committee on Tuesday Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Twitter’s lack of internal security controls was such that the company was simply unable to detect agents of foreign intelligence services who had infiltrated the company, former security chief Peiter ‘Mudge’ Zatko says. Zatko […]

Hunter Douglas’ newest smart shades will work with Matter

/ But PowerView Gen 2 shades won’t get the upgrade Hunter Douglas’ new smart shades and blinds will work with the new smart home standard Matter.Image: Hunter Douglas Smart shades are a great addition to a smart home; they play well with smart lighting to automatically keep your home bathed in sunlight during the day […]

The Nissan Leaf can now officially power buildings using bidirectional charging

/ The ability largely laid dormant for years but has now been approved for use Fermata Energy’s FE-15 bi-directional charger in a commercial use case.Image: Nissan Nissan has approved the first bidirectional charging system for use with its all-electric Leaf vehicle in the US. The FE-15 charger by Fermata Energy, which can power buildings using […]

Emmy winners 2022: the complete list

/ The competition was tough, but HBO stood tall Lee Jung-jae (left) and Squid Game director Hwang Dong-hyuk (right) posing with their Emmys.FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP via Getty Images Despite HBO being in a chaotic state of flux as of late, the premium cable channel dominated at this year’s Primetime Emmy Awards — an evening packed with […]

Everyone knows what YouTube is — few know how it really works

Mark Bergen takes us inside the black box Share this story Photo illustration by Will Joel / The Verge Mark Bergen is the author of a new book about YouTube called Like, Comment, Subscribe: Inside YouTube’s Chaotic Rise to World Domination. YouTube has always been fascinating to me because it’s such a black box — […]

Proton and DuckDuckGo want Congress to approve tech antitrust reform “as soon as possible”

/ More competition could mean better privacy protections, they say Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-NY) has yet to call a vote on the American Innovation and Choice Online Act.Photo by Anna Moneymaker/Getty Images More than a dozen smaller tech companies, including Proton and DuckDuckGo are urging lawmakers to pass comprehensive antitrust legislation “as soon as possible.” […]

Honda will introduce at least 10 fully electric motorcycles by 2025

/ The biggest motorcycle seller in the world is going electric Honda wants its motorcycle business to be carbon neutral by 2040.Image: Honda Honda, one of the biggest names in motorcycles, announced that it will release at least 10 new electric models globally within the next three years as part of a larger strategy to […]

These working prototypes reveal the Steam Deck’s evolution

/ Take a look at the Valve handhelds that didn’t make the cut A line of Steam Deck prototypes displaying the evolutionary journey of the Valve handheld gaming PC.Image: Pierre-Loup Griffais A collection of playable Steam Deck prototypes surface as part of a launch event for the gaming handheld in Asia, documenting how the design […]

The Verge Launches an Ambitious New Site

Press Room / The Verge’s new site will help the decade-old technology news brand build for the next 10 years by investing in a direct relationship with its audience Today, The Verge’s co-founder and editor-in-chief Nilay Patel and publisher Helen Havlak unveiled an ambitious new site and design for the 10-year-old technology brand. The Verge […]

Pikmin 4 is coming in 2023

/ Finally! Nintendo revealed that a new entry in the Pikmin series, Pikmin 4, will be released in 2023. In a brief trailer, Nintendo showed off a lush environment of a kind that should be familiar to Pikmin fans — it seems you’ll still be playing as a tiny character controlling even tinier Pikmin. (At […]