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YouTube rolls out 'YouTube Shorts' in India [Video]

YouTube rolls out 'YouTube Shorts' in India

YouTube has rolled out a new short-form video creator called YouTube Shorts in India and this has been done to give competition to Chinese video-sharing application TikTok. As per a report in the..

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Sony opens invite-only online registration for PlayStation 5 preorders [Video]

Sony opens invite-only online registration for PlayStation 5 preorders

Sony has decided to open invite-only online registration for customers in order to let them pre-order the upcoming PlayStation 5 console directly from the company. There will only a limited quantity of..

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The fall tech season is in full swing, with Apple announcing new Watches and iPads, Sony announcing pricing for the PlayStation 5, and Facebook revealing a sequel to its standalone Oculus..
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iOS 14 switches default apps back to Apple’s Safari and Mail after a reboot

ios 14 switches default apps back to apple’s safari and mail after a reboot
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Apple gives you the option of picking new default browser and email apps in iOS 14 and iPadOS 14. But it’s been discovered that, at least in the 14.0..
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Razer’s Opus noise-canceling headphones are discounted for Verge readers

razer’s opus noise-canceling headphones are discounted for verge readers
Photography by Cameron Faulkner / The Verge Razer’s Opus wireless, over-ear headphones with active noise cancellation are 10 percent off their usual price. Normally $199.99, this brings them down..
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Tis the season of tech reviews and console reveals

tis the season of tech reviews and console reveals
We are fully immersed in the tech review season, and this week’s episode of The Vergecast proves it. The Verge’s Nilay Patel, Dieter Bohn, and Tom Warren dive into reviews of Samsung’s Galaxy..
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Samsung’s Find My Mobile feature now works with offline devices

samsung’s find my mobile feature now works with offline devices
Photo by Brennan King / The Verg Samsung’s Find My Mobile feature is a handy tool to help you find a lost phone. With the latest app update, Find My Mobile will now work for Galaxy devices that..
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The Verge’s Back to School Special

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Back-to-school season is hitting differently in 2020. This year, first-day-of-school jitters are mixed in with fears of a still-raging pandemic, families stretched to their limits, and economic..
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Vergecast: the app store chaos episode

vergecast: the app store chaos episode
Photo by Tom Warren / The Verge This week on The Vergecast, a topic very aligned with the theme of this podcast dominated the show: antitrust in the app store. The Verge’s Nilay Patel, Dieter..
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Microsoft’s new Xbox Series S console confirmed in leaked controller packaging

microsoft’s new xbox series s console confirmed in leaked controller packaging
Microsoft is rumored to be unveiling its second, cheaper next-gen Xbox console this month, and it looks like it will definitely be called Xbox Series S. The Verge has obtained photos of Microsoft’s..
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Google plans to release a foldable Pixel in late 2021, according to leaked document

google plans to release a foldable pixel in late 2021, according to leaked document
Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verg A leaked internal Google document suggests that the company has earmarked the fourth quarter of next year for the release of a foldable Google Pixel phone,..
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Google has already discontinued the Pixel 4 and 4 XL

google has already discontinued the pixel 4 and 4 xl
Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verg Google has discontinued the Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL, its flagship phones that were released in October of last year. Both devices are out of stock in Google’s store..
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Indie darling Alto’s Adventure and its sequel are finally coming to PS4, Xbox One and Switch

indie darling alto’s adventure and its sequel are finally coming to ps4, xbox one and switch
Alto’s Adventure and Alto’s Odyssey, two mobile games we at The Verge love because of their beautiful art style and polished gameplay, are finally coming to PS4, Xbox One, and the Epic Games Store..
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Riot Games addresses burnout and crunch by giving employees a week off

riot games addresses burnout and crunch by giving employees a week off
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Riot Games, the developer of League of Legends and Valorant, will be giving employees the week of August 10th off to “disconnect, recharge, and reboot,”..
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Mulan is heading to Disney Plus on September 4th for $30

mulan is heading to disney plus on september 4th for $30
Image: Disney Disney’s live-action adaptation of Mulan will be released on Disney Plus on September 4th for $29.99, the company announced today. Disney executives walked through the new plan..
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Samsung is launching a 5G version of the Galaxy A51 in the US this week

samsung is launching a 5g version of the galaxy a51 in the us this week
Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge Samsung’s next midrange phone to get 5G connectivity is the Galaxy A51. Originally launched back in April, the A51 costs $400 normally and sits comfortably in the..
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Donald Trump trying to control the FCC is a ‘disaster,’ says Sen. Ron Wyden

donald trump trying to control the fcc is a ‘disaster,’ says sen. ron wyden
Photo by SUSAN WALSH/POOL/AFP via Getty Images Sen. Ron Wyden (D-OR) says President Donald Trump’s recent handling of Federal Communications Commission nominations is a “disaster.” Earlier..
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Honda recalls 608,000 vehicles for faulty software

honda recalls 608,000 vehicles for faulty software
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Honda is recalling 608,000 vans and SUVs because of faulty software that can, among other things, cause the backup camera to fail and the driver display..
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TikTok’s future in the US: all of the news about Microsoft’s deal and Trump’s ban threats

tiktok’s future in the us: all of the news about microsoft’s deal and trump’s ban threats
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge TikTok may get a new owner
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The biggest problem with Microsoft’s fractured TikTok deal

the biggest problem with microsoft’s fractured tiktok deal
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Microsoft has six weeks to close one of the strangest deals in tech industry history. On Sunday, the company publicly announced it was in talks with President..
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Google Play Music will begin shutting down in September

google play music will begin shutting down in september
Photo by Chris Welch / The Verge Today, Google shared a detailed timeline for Google Play Music’s shutdown. Access will be revoked in September for users in New Zealand and South Africa and for..
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Apple is not interested in buying TikTok

apple is not interested in buying tiktok
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Apple says it’s not interested in acquiring TikTok, despite an Axios report that named the company as a potential buyer for the embattled social network...
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Ford CEO Jim Hackett is retiring

ford ceo jim hackett is retiring
Photo by Sean O’Kane / The Verge Ford CEO Jim Hackett is retiring, the company announced on Tuesday, and he will be replaced by current chief operating officer Jim Farley. Hackett will stay with..
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Microsoft’s xCloud game streaming will launch on September 15th on Android

microsoft’s xcloud game streaming will launch on september 15th on android
Microsoft will launch its game streaming service, known as Project xCloud, on September 15th exclusively on Android devices. Project xCloud will be bundled as part of the Xbox Game Pass Ultimate..
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Cloak your photos with this AI privacy tool to fool facial recognition

cloak your photos with this ai privacy tool to fool facial recognition
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Ubiquitous facial recognition is a serious threat to privacy. The idea that the photos we share are being collected by companies to train algorithms that are..
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Google’s Pixel conundrum and Microsoft’s TikTok conundrum

google’s pixel conundrum and microsoft’s tiktok conundrum
Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge Hi everybody. I’m back to writing this newsletter after some time off and somehow, magically, still somewhat refreshed by my week off in the woods of northern..
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Ubisoft reportedly fires one of its most influential execs following allegations of sexual harassment

ubisoft reportedly fires one of its most influential execs following allegations of sexual harassment
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge One of Ubisoft’s most influential executives has been fired after an investigation into allegations of sexual harassment made against him, reports Business..
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Prosecutors are investigating Amazon’s treatment of third-party sellers

prosecutors are investigating amazon’s treatment of third-party sellers
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge The New York and California attorneys general, along with the Federal Trade Commission, plan to investigate Amazon’s online Marketplace platform, Bloomberg..
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Twitter faces $250 million FTC fine for misusing emails and phone numbers

twitter faces $250 million ftc fine for misusing emails and phone numbers
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Twitter said that the Federal Trade Commission may soon fine it up to $250 million for improper use of users’ phone numbers and email addresses. The..
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Google’s live-captioning feature will soon work with voice and video calls on Pixel phones

google’s live-captioning feature will soon work with voice and video calls on pixel phones
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Android’s real-time captions feature, Live Caption, is gaining the ability to work with voice and video calls, Google announced on Monday. Previously, Live..
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Google Pay will support mobile checking accounts starting next year

google pay will support mobile checking accounts starting next year
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Google is getting into mobile banking through a new partnership announced on Monday with a total of eight US-based banks, including the US division of the..
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Apple’s AirPods with a wireless charging case are cheaper than ever today at Amazon

apple’s airpods with a wireless charging case are cheaper than ever today at amazon
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Apple’s second-generation AirPods that come with a wireless charging case are down to their cheapest price ever at Amazon. Normally $199, they’re just..
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Some Photoshop users can try Adobe’s anti-misinformation system later this year

some photoshop users can try adobe’s anti-misinformation system later this year
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Adobe has released more details on its Content Authenticity Initiative, a system for permanently attaching sources and details to an image. The project is..
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Qualcomm announces new Snapdragon 768G 5G processor

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Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge The first phones with Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 765 processor are just starting to...
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Epic Finally Releases Fortnite on Google's Store, Has Weird Opinions About Android Apps

epic finally releases fortnite on google's store, has weird opinions about android apps
Fortnite was released on Android devices around 18 months ago, but only as a standalone download, not as part of Google’s Play Store. That puts apps at a big disadvantage because people only tend to..
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Google’s silent Chrome experiment crashes thousands of browsers and angers IT admins

google’s silent chrome experiment crashes thousands of browsers and angers it admins
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Google left thousands of machines in businesses with broken Chrome browsers this...
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Mark Zuckerberg tells employees Facebook will fight back against legal challenges

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg told employees the company would fight back against critics, competitors and the U.S. government in a leaked audio recording published by The Verge on Tuesday. Zuckerberg..
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Facebook's Zuckerberg says Warren as US president would be bad for tech

facebook's zuckerberg says warren as us president would be bad for tech
Washington: Facebook Inc Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg told employees in July that the company would "go to the mat" to defeat Democratic candidate Elizabeth Warren's expected effort to break..
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Factbox: Six things Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg told staff in leaked audio

Leaked audio of Facebook Inc Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg addressing questions from staff in two internal July meetings was published on Tuesday by The Verge.
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Mark Zuckerberg rallies Facebook employees against critics in leaked audio

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is rallying his employees against critics and the government in leaked audio published by The Verge today. Axios media reporter Sara Fischer joined CBSN with more on that..
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Zuckerberg says Facebook would defeat break-up effort if Warren elected president

Facebook Inc Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg told employees in July he expected the company would face an effort to break up the world's largest social media company if Democrat Elizabeth..
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The next iPhone may not have reverse wireless charging for your AirPods after all

the next iphone may not have reverse wireless charging for your airpods after all
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Amazon's Ring Doorbell Service Partnered With More Than 200 US Police Departments

amazon's ring doorbell service partnered with more than 200 us police departments
A new report published by Vice's Motherboard revealed Amazon's surveillance camera brand was partnering with more than 200 law enforcement agencies across the country on Tuesday, according to The..
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France Could Fine Facebook, Google For Not Removing Hate Speech From Their Platforms

france could fine facebook, google for not removing hate speech from their platforms
Social media giants could face hefty fines if they don't expediently remove hateful content within 24 hours under a draft bill approved by France's National Assembly on Friday, according to The Verge...
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Facebook's content moderators in Florida endure horrific conditions, report says

Casey Newton, a Silicon Valley editor for The Verge, joins CBSN's Reena Ninan to discuss his new article on the horrific work conditions faced by Facebook's content moderators who work as contractors...
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