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Instagram is walking back its changes for now — Adam Mosseri explains why

Instagram head Adam Mosseri explains why Instagram is pausing its full-screen design and some recommended content. Instagram will walk back some...

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Apple explains how it’s making your iPhone a full-fledged webcam for your Mac

Apple software engineer Karen Xing spent some time explaining how the new Continuity Camera feature for macOS Ventura will actually work at WWDC 2022...

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Google says Matter is still set to fix the biggest smart home frustrations

An interview with Michele Turner, director of Google’s Smart Home Ecosystem, on Matter and Google Nest’s plans for interoperability with Apple,...

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Apple explains why the M1 Ultra-equipped Mac Studio is two pounds heavier

Why does the M1 Ultra-equipped version of the Mac Studio weigh two pounds more than the M1 Max model? Apple says it’s a matter of heatsink...

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Where’s your Steam Deck preorder email? Valve explains

Valve’s $400-and-up portable gaming PC the Steam Deck went on sale this morning... but you didn’t get an email from Valve? That’s because today...

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EA CEO explains why company may ditch FIFA branding in leaked staff comments

EA CEO Andrew Wilson has explained why the company is considering ending its FIFA license. The comments were made in a company meeting last November,...

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News with a Capital B: CEO Lauren Williams on why we need news for and by Black people

Capital B, a Black news startup, was born when a racial justice reckoning and a pandemic showed that journalism needs to do better for Black America....

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WSJ’s deep dive into eating disorder rabbit holes on TikTok explains a sudden policy change

A harrowing report from the Wall Street Journal shows how TikTok’s recommendation algorithm could be sending young users down eating disorder...

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A tornado expert explains why last week’s twisters were so devastating

Communities are still reeling from a devastating tornado outbreak in the Midwestern and Southern US. And scientists are still striving to better...

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Google explains why the Pixel 6’s fingerprint scanner may be sluggish

Since the release of the Pixel 6 lineup, users have been complaining about the phone’s seemingly faulty fingerprint sensor. Google has finally...

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Google explains the tradeoffs that led to Pixel 6’s slow charging complaints

Google has responded to allegations that it misled customers into thinking the Pixel 6 charges faster than it does in reality. The maximum power draw...

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Facebook explains the backbone shutdown behind its global outage on Monday

Facebook’s massive outage on Monday occurred after the backbone that connects its servers shut down during routine maintenance. That cascaded to...

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A NASA scientist explains why the weather is becoming more extreme

A NASA scientist and author of a landmark new United Nations report on climate change explains why the world is headed into "uncharted...

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Instagram chief explains how the service decides what you see

Instagram chief Adam Mosseri shed some light on how the social network decides what you see in a new blog post. He discussed the signals Instagram...

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WhatsApp explains what happens if you don’t accept its new privacy policy

WhatsApp has detailed what will happen to users who don’t accept its new privacy policy. Starting May 15th, the app’s functionality will become...

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Apple explains how the AirPods Max conserve battery life — with or without the case

After some initial confusion around how the AirPods Max handle power management, Apple has tried to clarify the issue with a support page outlining...

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TimTheTatman explains why Fall Guys is such a phenomenon

After his long-awaited Fall Guys win, TimTheTatman explains why the game has become such a popular title to play and watch on Twitch. The internet...

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Control’s publisher explains why it won’t offer a free next-gen upgrade

505 Games have issued a statement that backs up its decision to offer a free next-gen update only to people who buy Control: Ultimate Edition on PS4...

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New Money explains how payment became a form of social media

Apps like Venmo, PayPal, and Square’s Cash App have blurred the line between payment platforms and social media. Author Lana Swartz points out how...

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US Space Force explains why its logo isn’t a Star Trek ripoff

An official logo and motto for the United States Space Force has been revealed. The organization’s motto is "Semper Supra," which is...

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T-Mobile explains why its network went down hard, claims only a fifth of calls were lost

If you’ve been wondering what could knock out one of the United States’ three big cellular carriers’ ability to deliver calls and text messages...

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The Last of Us Part II isn’t just Naughty Dog’s most ambitious game — it’s the most accessible, too

The Last of Us Part 2 is the last big game for the PS4, and the developers at Naughty Dog did their best to ensure the experience was as accessible...

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This brilliant data visualization explains Jeff Bezos’ staggering wealth one pixel at a time

Just how rich is Jeff Bezos? We know he currently has a net worth of $139.7 billion, but understanding what that number means is much harder. This...

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Microsoft’s CTO explains how AI can help health care in the US right now

Kevin Scott discusses how AI and machine learning can use biometric sensing to possibly detect COVID-19 This week for our Vergecast interview series,...

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Apple explains how returns and repairs will work while its retail stores are closed

On March 14th, Apple announced that all Apple stores outside China are closed until March 27th, and the company has since posted an FAQ with...

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Valve explains one of Half-Life: Alyx’s first levels in this video tour

IGN has posted a video of one of the early levels in Valve’s Half-Life: Alyx, and it gives perhaps our best look yet at how the game might actually...

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Henrik Fisker explains how he plans to make a ‘sustainable’ electric SUV

The Verge catches up with the famous designer to talk about how he plans to offer the Fisker Ocean at such an aggressive price tag and what he’s...

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Adobe’s product chief explains how pro apps are changing in response to TikTok

The chief product officer of Adobe, Scott Belsky, chats with Verge editor-in-chief Nilay Patel and reporter Dami Lee about what he learned from...

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