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Does Away co-founder Steph Korey really deserve to be CEO again?

Does Away co-founder Steph Korey really deserve to be CEO again?

The answer depends on a few key questions about culture and management.
Can today’s startups be as employee-obsessed as they are customer-obsessed?

Can today’s startups be as employee-obsessed as they are customer-obsessed?

The founder of Schmidt's Naturals has advice for how to not let a passion for customers turn a workplace toxic.

iPhone 11 Pro review roundup: Big battery, camera, display upgrades

There’s no question about it: the iPhone 11 Pro and 11 Pro Max are two of the best iPhones Apple has ever built — and arguably the best handsets in the world right now. That’s according to the first
Google takes RCS rollout into its own hands after carriers totally botch it

Google takes RCS rollout into its own hands after carriers totally botch it

In the wake of carrier delays and missteps, Google has decided it's taking the reins when it comes to the future of phone messaging and RCS. The Verge is reporting that Google will be spinning up its

Instagram might kill the like count on photos

Instagrammers’ obsession with likes might be coming to an abrupt end. The photo sharing social network revealed today that it is looking into ways to alleviate pressure on its app. One of the proposed

Prototype circuit board shows iPhone’s simple origins

Imagine being an engineer assigned to help develop a device and you’re not allowed to see what it is supposed to look like, Secrecy was so important to Apple on its first iPhone, the first prototype
Facebook content moderators end up believing conspiracy theories spread on the platform

Facebook content moderators end up believing conspiracy theories spread on the platform

When you're traumatized and deluged with misinformation, it's easy to fall down internet rabbit holes.
Vox lawyers briefly censored YouTubers who mocked The Verge’s bad PC build advice

Vox lawyers briefly censored YouTubers who mocked The Verge’s bad PC build advice

We talked to a copyright expert about The Verge's anti-fair use stance.

Free speech is ‘dangerously naive idea’ that leads to ‘amplification of lies,’ columnist claims

In a column criticizing Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey’s decision not to ban Alex Jones from the social media site, a writer for The Verge attacked…
'Chat' will be Google's new name for RCS, Allo development paused in favor of Android Messages

'Chat' will be Google's new name for RCS, Allo development paused in favor of Android Messages

It's a meme at this point: Every two years, Google announces yet another new messaging platform that will finally give Android its iMessage competitor. Those of you hoping Allo might break this cycle
One Tech Giant Has a Google Glass-Like Device You Might Actually Wear

One Tech Giant Has a Google Glass-Like Device You Might Actually Wear

Intel has created smartglasses that won't out you as a techno-elite, privacy-invading dork.

HomePod meta review: Superb sound, stupid Siri

In the first reviews for Apple’s new HomePod speaker, everyone totally raves about the smart speaker’s pristine sound quality. Siri, on the other hand, doesn’t sound so brilliant. Apple seeded a few
Scientists discovered an ancient flying reptile Eden in China

Scientists discovered an ancient flying reptile Eden in China

Scientists have unearthed a massive trove of fossilized eggs and remains in China—giving us a peek into the life and death of a giant flying…
World's Best Teens Compete in Microsoft Office World Championship

World's Best Teens Compete in Microsoft Office World Championship

This July, we asked for software tips from the 2017 Microsoft Office National Champions, a set of charming teens who are officially the best at using PowerPoint, Word, and Excel. The Verge recently
The Verge takes a closer look at the OnePlus 5's camera and some early prototype designs

The Verge takes a closer look at the OnePlus 5's camera and some early prototype designs

Today is just one day away from OnePlus' announcement, and everyone is eagerly anticipating the final reveal of the company's latest flagship. While we while away the last 24 hours in anticipation of
Twitter Is Trying to Become TV—But So Is Everyone Else

Twitter Is Trying to Become TV—But So Is Everyone Else

But will enough users want to watch live sports and news on Twitter?
Twitter Is Trying to Become TV—But So Is Everyone Else

Twitter Is Trying to Become TV—But So Is Everyone Else

But will enough users want to watch live sports and news on Twitter?