A new hyperloop, Bixby launches, and Alexa hits Android


Summer editions of The Vergecast continue as Nilay and Dieter welcome Ashley Carman and Jake Kastrenakes back to the show to discuss the news that hit the site this week. Elon Musk said he got “verbal” approval from The White House to build a hyperloop on the East Coast, Comcast is back at it again with statements on net neutrality, and we’ve More...

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By admin On Thursday, July 20th, 2017

The LG Q8 is a smaller version of last year’s V20, with water resistance

LG is launching a smaller version of the LG V20 called the Q8, and it seems to be fixing some of the biggest problems of its larger cousin, via Android Police. The LG V20 was an “everything-but-the-kitchen-sink” More...

By admin On Wednesday, July 19th, 2017

NASA is uploading hours of aerospace history on YouTube

NASA’s Armstrong Flight Research Center is in the process of uploading hundreds of videos of rare test flight, launch, and landing footage to YouTube and the agency’s website. It’s all part of a continued More...

By admin On Tuesday, July 18th, 2017

WhatsApp messages are being blocked in China

WhatsApp users in China are experiencing trouble using the app to send photos, videos, and sometimes even texts. Security analysts confirmed that it was the Chinese government’s doing, according to The New More...

By admin On Monday, July 17th, 2017

DC security robot quits job by drowning itself in a fountain

I’m sorry to inform you that perhaps some robots are taking this whole “be more human” thing a bit too far. I’ve seen people make jokes about jumping into a river or out of a window when they feel distressed, More...

By admin On Sunday, July 16th, 2017

Ashley Madison’s parent company has proposed a settlement with users exposed in data breach

In 2015, Ashley Madison, adult dating site designed to facilitate discreet, extramarital affairs, reported that its user databases had been leaked, revealing the details of up to 37 million users. An anonymous More...

By admin On Saturday, July 15th, 2017

Kingdom Hearts 3 is coming out in 2018

Kingdom Hearts 3, the long awaited third major installment in the epic Final Fantasy and Disney crossover RPG series, finally has a release date, although it remains somewhat ambiguous for now. At the conclusion More...

By admin On Saturday, July 15th, 2017

Dark Web drug marketplace AlphaBay was shut down by law enforcement

AlphaBay, a Dark Web marketplace for illegal drugs and other underground goods, has been down since early last week. Now, it appears the cause of the shutdown was an international effort from law enforcement More...

By admin On Friday, July 14th, 2017

Former DC staffer charged for distributing nude photos of sitting Congresswoman

Two former employees of a sitting member of the US House of Representatives were indicted today in a cyberstalking case, according to the Department of Justice. Juan R. McCullum was indicted on two counts of More...

By admin On Wednesday, July 12th, 2017

A Microsoft font may have exposed corruption in Pakistan

The Microsoft font Calibri is now a key piece of evidence in a corruption investigation surrounding Pakistan’s prime minister. Investigators noticed that documents handed over by the prime minister’s daughter, More...