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What to Stream Tonight, March 30, 2020
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Looking for something to watch tonight? Last week we showed you how to take salsa lessons, train your new puppy and attend a virtual rave online. Today weve found a whole new set of things to keep you occupied, ranging from free streams of new shorts that w… [+1756 chars]
‘Animal Crossing: New Horizons’ is the island escape we all need today
How do you review something like Animal Crossing: New Horizons ? It's not like most games: There's no plot, no leveling up and no bosses. You can never beat Animal Crossing -- and, conversely, you can't lose. Instead, you play a bit every day, shaping your ad…
And so began my frenemy relationship with Nook, someone you always end up owing in Animal Crossing. He means well, but you'll quickly notice you end up doing most of his grunt work. Compared to the real world, though, he's an angel. Nook may charge you an eye… [+2460 chars]
Google Duo's group video limit rises to 12 people just at the right time
With many of us cooped up at home to prevent the spread of the coronavirus, video calls have become a rare lifeline to friends and family. To that end, Google has updated its popular Duo chat app by increasing the group video user limit from eight to 12. That…
We are grateful that Duo is helping users see their loved ones all around the world. We recognize group calling is particularly critical right now. We have increased group calling from 8 participants to 12 effective today. More to come. #AllInThisTogether#COV… [+797 chars]
Facebook’s new Messenger hub shares tips for staying connected virtually
Today, Facebook launched a new " Messenger Coronavirus Community Hub," which so far basically just explains how people, communities and businesses can use Messenger to stay connected during the coronavirus pandemic. If you already use Messenger, this isn't go…
The hub combines some of Facebook's other efforts -- like initiatives to fight the spread of misinformation and connect developers with organizations like the World Health Organization (WHO), Centers for Disease Control and UNICEF. It also warns users against… [+453 chars]
The Morning After: Is there a new iPhone SE around the corner?
Hey, good morning! You look fabulous. Companies around the world are being affected by COVID-19 right now. Game developers, smartphone makers -- everyone is scrambling to figure out what, if anything, they can do to support their employees and keep business t…
Soon like... today? 'iPhone SE 2020' rumored to launch soon The iPhone SE provided strong performance in a small package in 2016, and now, 9to5Mac cites sources claiming Apple will use the name again on a phone that could launch very soon. Of course, that w… [+3338 chars]
How Engadget staffers are finding solace during the coronavirus crisis
Reality as we know it is very different now than it was just a few weeks ago. The coronavirus pandemic has forced all of us to stay inside, practice social distancing and find ways to cope with this newfound uncertainty. While Engadget staffers work from home…
My plan is to double-up on two things that have kept me going all winter: daily walks and yoga. When I first started working from home, I was shocked by how few steps I was taking. I took for granted all the walking I used to do to and from work and around th… [+19706 chars]
We need to talk about sex, tech and COVID-19
For the horny and lonely, sex and dating continues during the coronavirus pandemic. While Big Tech sticks its head in the sand, forcing its users to adapt, the sex industry leverages tech to show us how to play safe. When asked about coronavirus and dating sa…
When asked about coronavirus and dating safety earlier this week, Bumble mumbled to press about its video chat features — evasions on par with how the company avoids talking about sexual health. Grindr is at least up-front about the topic; even still, the hoo… [+11336 chars]
George R.R. Martin Is Social Distancing in Westeros
The author says he's been writing daily while isolating to avoid Covid-19, raising fans' hopes that he might complete *Winds of Winter*.
Hello, and welcome to another edition of The Monitor, WIREDs entertainment news roundup. Once again, this week's column has a lot of updates on how the coronavirus is affecting the entertainment world. Let's get started. During times of self-quarantine and i… [+3376 chars]
Covid-19 Is Our 9/11. Who Will Be Our Rudy Giuliani?
The scale of the Covid-19 crisis is dwarfing the leaders confronting it.
Last Thursday, the US announced a record-setting, economy-wreaking 3.3 million jobless claims, numbers that shattered the worst periods of the 2008 financial collapse or even the Great Depression. Sometime on Sunday, somewhere in the United States, the 2,404t… [+5826 chars]
Facebook Could Help Journalism by Making News Easier to Find
The social media giant gave $100 million to help local news during the pandemic, but still makes you hunt for trusted sources.
Facebook announced on Monday that it was going to spend $100 million to help local news outlets during the coronavirus crisis. Its a moment where getting accurate news about the coronavirus is vital for all us, says Campbell Brown, the former television news … [+3525 chars]
This Pandemic Is Perilously Boring
It's far from being the most important source of human suffering. But the rapid spread of boredom across the world is a crisis of its own.
When the city of Cleveland instituted a partial lockdown in October 1918, shuttering nearly all businesses after 8 pm, a writer for a local newspaper observed that life had become just a big vacuum, a great monstrous wad of nothing. To curb the Spanish Flu, C… [+5795 chars]
E3 2020 Is Canceled Due to Coronavirus
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With Covid-19, Tech Is Making History Repeat Itself
As the coronavirus spreads, globalization and tech are amplifying every major theme of pandemics past: secrecy, scapegoating, sell-offs, and much more.
I have been a professional epidemic watcher for nearly 30 years. Ive researched seven centuries of pandemics. Yet ever since late January, I have been gobsmacked by the Covid-19 crisis. This surreal disbelief began with the news of China imposing a draconian … [+4746 chars]
Vergecast: Galaxy S20 review and leaks of iOS 14, watchOS 7, and Pixel 4A
Nilay, Dieter, and Paul discuss the review for the Samsung Galaxy S20, the latest Apple leaks, a Pixel 4A leak, and some Android TV news.
Photo by Brennan King / The Verg In yet another week dominated by coronavirus news, The Vergecast is offering an audio reprieve for 90 minutes to discuss some lighter topics in the world of consumer tech. It’s okay to take a break! This week on the show, exec… [+1521 chars]
We need to start modeling alternative futures
Verge editor-in-chief Nilay Patel talks to Amy Webb, founder and CEO of The Future Today Institute about whether we could have predicted the COVID-19 outbreak, how it can change trends in the future, and how it may even accelerate trends like AI and cloud-bas…
The Future Today Institute We’re continuing our Vergecast interview series remotely during the COVID-19 pandemic and this week, Verge editor-in-chief Nilay Patel sits down via Skype with Amy Webb, the founder and CEO of The Future Today Institute. Amy is also… [+7397 chars]
What Facebook could learn from Microsoft
Improving your public reputation often means taking a step out of the spotlight
Illustration by James Bareham / The Verge It was a big weekend on the tech and governance beat, led by news of the spread of the COVID-19 disease in the United States and its spiraling consequences for companies in Silicon Valley and beyond. Today we’re intro… [+16008 chars]
Quibi has raised close to $2 billion, and it hasn’t even launched yet
Just a month before launching, Quibi has raised another $750 million in funding from unidentified investors. That brings the company’s total investments to nearly $2 billion, despite people still wondering what it is.
Photo illustration by William Joel / The Verge | Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge Video streaming service Quibi, which will debut next month, has raised another $750 million in funding, according to the Wall Street Journal. That brings the total investment i… [+2692 chars]
It’s time for a regular Amazon daily coronavirus briefing
COVID-19 has rocked Amazon. The company’s distribution network is understandably struggling — and it’s time Jeff Bezos started answering questions about it
The companys distribution network is understandably struggling and its time that Amazon started answering questions about it Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge This story is part of a group of stories called The Interface is a daily column and newsl… [+15811 chars]
Relaxing isolation rules won’t help the economy, say economists
President Donald Trump has pushed to relax social distancing and shelter-in-place rules by Easter Sunday, April 12th, but economists say relaxing restrictions could make the economic damage even worse.
President Trump is pushing to ease restrictions by Easter, but it would only make the pandemic worse Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images As the COVID-19 pandemic stretches into its second month and shows no signs of slowing, President Donald Trump has pushe… [+5345 chars]
The White House still can’t explain what’s going on with the coronavirus screening website
The White House gave conflicting information Saturday about a website to help people determine whether and how to get a novel coronavirus test. And President Trump said he was tested for the virus Friday night and was awaiting the results.
Verily, not Google, has said it will launch a website serving only the Bay Area Photo by Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images The White House continued to give conflicting information Saturday about a website Google is supposedly building to help people determine w… [+3749 chars]