Google appears to have disabled Google Translate in parts of China

Google appears to have disabled access to Google Translate in parts of China, redirecting visitors to the Hong Kong domain — which isn’t accessible from the mainland. According to users on Reddit and site archives viewed by TechCrunch, Google swapped the Google Translate interface at translate.google.cn with a generic Google Search page at some point … Read more

Twitch begins testing paid ‘Elevated Chat’ feature

Nick Barclay / The Verge Twitch will begin testing a way for its users to boost their chat messages on the platform. Called “Elevated Chat,” the “experiment” is meant to let users elevate their chat messages for a specific time using a one-time fee. The fees are presented in five different tiers ranging from 30 … Read more

Stadia’s shutdown shocked developers, too

Google announced the shutdown of Stadia with little warning. | Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge News that Google would be closing down Stadia was a big surprise for everyone, including the developers making games for the platform Continue reading…

AWS Panorama now supports NVIDIA JetPack SDK 4.6.2

AWS Panorama is a collection of machine learning (ML) devices and a software development kit (SDK) that brings computer vision to on-premises internet protocol (IP) cameras. AWS Panorama device options include the AWS Panorama Appliance and the Lenovo ThinkEdge SE70, powered by AWS Panorama. These device options provide you choices in price and performance, depending … Read more

Apply to pitch your startup at TC Sessions: Crypto

Crypto has evolved from a niche product into a critical piece of the infrastructure underpinning an entirely new vision for the internet — web3. Startups are at the core of this innovation, and despite volatility in the crypto markets, builders in the space have remained steady in their efforts to leverage blockchain technology to reshape … Read more

A week with the BTS Tamagotchi

Adorable and ethically questionable. | Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Earlier this year, Bandai America announced that the TinyTan Tamagotchi, a new handheld game featuring the members of BTS, was on its way. The $19.99 gadget is up for preorder now, and it ships on October 3rd. As a fan of all … Read more