Google reportedly abandoned a cloud computing product for the Chinese market

Google has abandoned plans to develop and launch a cloud computing product designed for the Chinese market, among other politically controversial countries, according to a report from Bloomberg. The move marks the second high-profile initiative within Google to develop a product for the Chinese market, after the existence of a censored Chinese search More...

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By zshapshap On Wednesday, July 8th, 2020
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Eero’s three-pack of mesh Wi-FI routers is down to $170

If you want to get more out of your internet connection, buying a mesh Wi-Fi system is a smart way to cover more of your home in reliable Wi-Fi signal — and today is a good time to jump in. That’s because More...

By zshapshap On Tuesday, July 7th, 2020
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Audi reveals a sporty version of its upcoming electric Q4 SUV

Audi has unveiled concept renderings of a new “Sportback” version of the Q4 E-Tron electric SUV that it debuted last year. Meant to serve as a smaller and more affordable option to the flagship E-Tron, the More...

By zshapshap On Tuesday, July 7th, 2020
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Magic Leap names former Microsoft executive as CEO

Magic Leap has appointed Peggy Johnson, a former Microsoft executive, as its new CEO. Johnson will begin leading the company on August 1st, replacing current CEO and company co-founder Rony Abovitz. Her appointment More...

By zshapshap On Monday, July 6th, 2020
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Slack’s new notification schedules give you your weekends back

Slack is now letting you choose when you get notifications on a per-day basis, meaning you can finally stop getting Slack pings over the weekend. Previously, Slack let you set when you were “available” More...

By zshapshap On Monday, July 6th, 2020
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Apple AirPods Pro are $30 off at Verizon

This story is part of a group of stories called Only the best deals on Verge-approved gadgets get the Verge Deals stamp of approval, so if you’re looking for a deal on your More...

By zshapshap On Sunday, July 5th, 2020
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Go read this Daily Beast story about a new online school Elon Musk helped start

Back in 2015, Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk said he had started a school to teach his five kids, eventually expanding it as a non-profit school for some children of SpaceX employees. He said at the time that More...

By zshapshap On Sunday, July 5th, 2020
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33 powerful Black Lives Matter murals

First, boards covered businesses in New York and Oakland. Then, so did art. Graffiti artists, muralists, and others, including artists who’d never before put up large-scale works — famous and not — used More...

By zshapshap On Saturday, July 4th, 2020
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Rocket Lab’s 13th launch ends in failure, after rocket experiences problem mid-flight

Rocket Lab’s 13th mission ended in failure on Saturday, after the company’s rocket experienced some kind of problem after launching to space. As a result, Rocket Lab lost its rocket, as well as all the satellites More...

By zshapshap On Saturday, July 4th, 2020
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Reddit says it’s fixing code in its iOS app that copied clipboard contents

Reddit says it’s releasing a fix for a piece of code that copied contents from users’ clipboards. Users in a beta version of iOS 14, which sends an alert when an app tries to copy clipboard information, More...