Day: September 30, 2021

  • YouTube TV and NBCUniversal agree to ‘short’ extension to avoid channels disappearing

    YouTube TV and NBCUniversal agree to ‘short’ extension to avoid channels disappearing

    Photo Illustration by Rafael Henrique/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images Following a public standoff earlier this week, YouTube TV and NBCUniversal have agreed to a “short” extension over the streaming service carrying several of the broadcaster’s channels. That means that at least for now, YouTube TV will continue to carry more than a dozen major NBCUniversal-owned […]

  • EA promotes Laura Miele to COO, making her one of the most powerful women in gaming

    EA promotes Laura Miele to COO, making her one of the most powerful women in gaming

    Photo By Stephen McCarthy/Sportsfile via Getty Images Electronic Arts is promoting chief studios officer Laura Miele to chief operating officer, the company announced Thursday. The change is a big promotion for Miele, who already had significant leadership at the company overseeing 25 different studios. The new role will give Miele greater oversight over the company […]

  • Apple officially releases SF Symbols 3 and updates for San Francisco and New York fonts

    Apple officially releases SF Symbols 3 and updates for San Francisco and New York fonts

    In addition to all the updates for its operating systems, Apple also introduced SF Symbols 3 beta at WWDC 2021 in June. The new version of SF Symbols, which includes more than 600 new icons, is now available to the public as an official release. more… The post Apple officially releases SF Symbols 3 and […]

  • Disney and Scarlett Johansson have settled their lawsuit

    Disney and Scarlett Johansson have settled their lawsuit

    Image: Marvel Studios Three months after Scarlett Johansson sued Disney over its streaming release of Black Widow, arguing she stood to lose millions of dollars because her salary was based on the box office performance of the film, the suit has now been settled, according to The Hollywood Reporter, Variety, and The New York Times […]

  • Zoom won’t buy Five9 after all

    Zoom won’t buy Five9 after all

    Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Five9 will remain independent — its deal to be acquired by Zoom is off. Though a press release from Five9 says it was “terminated by mutual agreement,” it’s also the case that Five9 shareholders rejected the $14.7 billion deal. Zoom originally announced the acquisition on July 18th. Five9 […]

  • A year later, 45% of COVID patients in Wuhan still have symptoms

    A year later, 45% of COVID patients in Wuhan still have symptoms

    Enlarge / Medical staff transfer patients to Jin Yintan hospital on January 17, 2020 in Wuhan, Hubei, China. (credit: Getty ) Among thousands of the earliest survivors of COVID-19 in Wuhan, China, nearly half had at least one persistent symptom a full year after being released from the hospital, according to a new study published […]

  • Before Astro, these were the robots people invited home

    Before Astro, these were the robots people invited home

    The 2017 version of Aibo, Sony’s robot dog. | Sam Byford / The Verge Amazon announced its Astro home robot on Monday, which is designed to be an Alexa on wheels that can also bring you stuff (if other people load it into the cargo bay) and act as a sort of guard dog. With […]

  • Pixel phones can automatically record and upload video in an emergency

    Pixel phones can automatically record and upload video in an emergency

    One of the features Google offers exclusively through its Pixel Android phones is the Personal Safety app. Over the years, it’s added features like a safety check-in that automatically notifies your emergency contacts if you don’t respond as scheduled and the ability to automatically dial 911 if it detects you’ve been in a car accident. […]

  • Lil Nas X, Bella Poarch, Grimes, and more are releasing TikTok NFTs

    Lil Nas X, Bella Poarch, Grimes, and more are releasing TikTok NFTs

    Photo by Cindy Ord/Getty Images for SiriusXM Because no peace can be found in the age of man, TikTok has decided to partner with select creators, celebrities, and online entities like Lil Nas X, Bella Poarch, and Grimes to release a collection of non-fungible tokens. These TikTok Top Moments, as the company is calling them, […]

  • Apple Watch Series 7 rumored to hit stores in mid-October

    Apple Watch Series 7 rumored to hit stores in mid-October

    Apple Watch Series 7 was announced at Apple’s September special event along with the iPhone 13 lineup and the new iPad models. However, unlike its siblings, Apple Watch Series 7 is not available to customers — and there’s no word from Apple on when it will be. According to Jon Prosser, the next generation Apple […]

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