Apple display supplier could lose out on large iPhone 14 order after it was reportedly caught cutting corners

Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Chinese display manufacturer Beijing Oriental Electronics (BOE) could lose out on 30 million display orders for the upcoming iPhone 14 after it reportedly altered the design of the iPhone 13’s display to increase yield rate, or the production of non-defective products, according to a report from The … Read more

Crypto exchange FTX is getting into stock trading

Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Cryptocurrency exchange FTX will soon allow for traditional stock trading alongside its crypto offerings, the company announced in a press release (via The Wall Street Journal). The functionality is currently available to a select number of users in the US, but it’s aiming to roll it out to … Read more

Boeing’s Starliner successfully docks to the International Space Station for the first time

Boeing’s Starliner coming in for docking, as seen from the International Space Station | Image: NASA TV This evening, Boeing’s new passenger spacecraft, the CST-100 Starliner, successfully docked itself to the International Space Station — demonstrating that the vehicle can potentially bring humans to the ISS in the future. It’s a crucial capability that Starliner … Read more

Twitter’s latest update will make third party apps better

Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Twitter announced an update on Friday that should significantly improve the experience inside third-party Twitter apps: it’s giving developers far more access to its reverse chronological timeline. This update to Twitter’s recently launched API v2, the interface that developers use to get data from Twitter, is a new … Read more

Google Chat adds warning banners to protect against phishing attacks

Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Google Chat has replaced Hangouts and will now display banners warning you against potential phishing and malware attacks coming from personal accounts, Google announced on Thursday. This tweak for Google Chat is the latest expansion of Google’s attempts to prevent phishing. During its 2022 I/O developer conference, Google … Read more

Three Thousand Years of Longing’s first trailer is a kaleidoscope of cautionary tales

MGM In George Miller’s upcoming Three Thousand Years of Longing, the key to getting the most out of magical wishes without suffering repercussions isn’t being clever or trying to outsmart the ancient djinn that’s been trapped in a bottle for countless lifetimes. It’s stalling. Three Thousand Years of Longing — an epic fantasy based on … Read more

The new season of Love, Death and Robots doesn’t miss

Three Robots: Exit Strategies. | Image: Netflix Over its first two seasons, Love, Death and Robots has made good on its name by offering myriad animated shorts spanning sci-fi and horror — and occasionally both at the same time. It’s been bloody and visceral but also frequently uneven. For every smart treatise about the nature … Read more

Spotify is ‘blending’ your playlists with K-pop stars

Image: Spotify After introducing its Blend playlists last year, Spotify announced Friday that it’s expanding the feature to include K-pop artists — and yes, that includes the mega-popular boyband BTS. Spotify’s Blend playlists are an easy way for users to create shared playlists based on each user’s listening preferences. In March, the company released updates … Read more

NASA engineers trying to figure out strange readings from aging interstellar spacecraft

The engineering team operating the Voyager 1 spacecraft — NASA’s robotic planetary explorer currently zooming through interstellar space — is trying to figure out why the spacecraft is sending back data readouts that don’t match what the vehicle is actually doing. It’s a mystery that does not seem to be putting the Voyager 1 spacecraft … Read more

Audi vehicles are getting a native Apple Music app

Image: Audi Audi is adding Apple Music into its cars’ infotainment systems, giving drivers the ability to listen to their playlists and catch up on podcasts without the need for any additional device. This marks the second Volkswagen group automaker to get the integrated streaming music service, as Porsche had already added the feature into … Read more

How the Anchor protocol helped sink Terra

Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge If Do Kwon didn’t exist, someone would have had to invent him. For instance, there’s the bets he made — worth $11 million in total and held in escrow by Crypto Twitter influencer Cobie — that his token Luna would be worth more in a year than it … Read more

Vergecast: the wild laptops from Computex 2022

Photo by Becca Farsace / The Verge Every Friday, The Verge publishes our flagship podcast, The Vergecast, where Verge editor-in-chief Nilay Patel and editor-at-large David Pierce discuss the week in tech news with the reporters and editors covering the biggest stories. This week on the show, Nilay and David along with Verge managing editor Alex … Read more

Hulu is offering three months of service for $3

Hulu is “celebrating” National Streaming Day. | Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Did you know that today is National Streaming Day? Don’t worry if you forgot to get your significant other a gift or a card, we all forget these made-up-sounding days. What actually matters for these superfluous holidays is when there’s a … Read more

Obi-Wan is coming to Fortnite next week

Now that Obi-Wan has his own show, there’s only one logical next step: an appearance in Fortnite. Epic announced that Mr. Kenobi will be the latest Star Wars character in the battle royale when he hits the game’s item shop on May 26th. That’s the day before the new show Obi-Wan Kenobi debuts on Disney … Read more

Netflix has picked up Heartstopper for two more seasons

Kit Connor as Nick Nelson and Joe Locke as Charlie Spring. | Image: Netflix Though it’s only been a few weeks since Netflix’s live-action adaptation of Alice Oseman’s Heartstopper graphic novel began airing, the streaming platform’s already made the move to renew the show for two more seasons. Variety reports that Netflix has greenlit Heartstopper … Read more