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NASA and SpaceX explore private mission to extend Hubble telescope’s life

A SpaceX Dragon spacecraft could move the Hubble space telescope into an orbit that extends its life by up to

 

USB kills off SuperSpeed branding as it tries to simplify its ubiquitous connector

USB-C, the cable that (sometimes) does it all. | Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge The SuperSpeed USB

 

Bipedal robot sets 100 meter record

A bipedal robot named Cassie has set a new Guinness World Record for the 100 meter dash, clocking in a

 

New Exchange Server zero-day vulnerabilities are being used in cyberattacks: Protect your network now

Microsoft is working on a fix for two zero-day exploits that are being actively exploited in the wild – but

 

Zendure launches a giant ‘semi-solid state’ battery on motorized wheels

Image: Zendure Zendure’s SuperBase V is the largest and most powerful portable battery yet. Not only can the 6.4kWh battery-on-wheels

 

Chinese Cyberespionage Group ‘Witchetty’ Updates Toolset in Recent Attacks

Chinese cyberespionage group Witchetty has been observed updating its toolset in recent attacks targeting entities in the Middle East and

 

Cisco Patches High-Severity Vulnerabilities in Networking Software

Cisco this week announced IOS and IOS XE software updates that address 12 vulnerabilities, including 10 high-severity security flaws. read

 

Remembering all those times Google said it was committed to Stadia

In the end, were we not the ones getting played? | Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Come

 

Molly Russell: how family are helping shift narrative on online safety

Ian Russell’s campaigning after his daughter’s death has made case for online safety bill unavoidable, says peerAt the opening of

 

Go Update iOS, Chrome, and HP Computers to Fix Serious Flaws

Plus: WhatsApp plugs holes that could be used for remote execution attacks, Microsoft patches a zero-day vulnerability, and more.Security LatestRead

 

The 2x “lens” on the iPhone 14 Pro is surprisingly good

The 2x lens is a 12-megapixel crop of the main sensor… not actually a lens at all. | Photo by

 

NetSuite pitches automation, eyes high-growth markets in APAC expansion

Oracle-owned cloud software vendor is looking to expand its operations in markets such as Indonesia and the Philippines, through a

 

I have a work phone. Can I keep my phone number if I leave my job?

If you’ve used your company-issued phone for personal as well as professional purposes, leaving your phone number behind may cause

 

I have a work phone. Can I keep my phone number if I leave my job?

If you’ve used your company-issued phone for personal as well as professional purposes, leaving your phone number behind may cause

 

NASA, hoping to extend life of Hubble telescope, looks to SpaceX

The space agency is studying a potential mission with SpaceX to boost the telescope, which has been in space for

 

NASA, hoping to extend life of Hubble telescope, looks to SpaceX

The space agency is studying a potential mission with SpaceX to boost the telescope, which has been in space for

 

This tiny USB-C charger packs a lot of power

The Ugreen Nexode Mini 45W Dual USB-C charger is hard to beat.Latest newsRead More

 

I’m going to miss Google Stadia

Image: Google I’ve had a love-hate relationship with Google Stadia, but I’m certainly going to miss it now it’s shutting

 

‘The bleakest of worlds’: how Molly Russell fell into a vortex of despair on social media

London teenager killed herself in 2017 after the darker side of online life overwhelmed herOn the evening of 20 November

 

Microsoft: Hackers go headhunting on LinkedIn, use WhatsApp to deliver malware

Tech pros need to double-check job offers via LinkedIn, Microsoft warns.Latest newsRead More

 

Food delivery drone lands on power lines resulting in power outage for thousands

The Wing delivery drone on the power lines. | Image: Energex via ABC Radio Brisbane A food delivery drone operated

 

Elon Musk’s texts reveal what led to Twitter bid, before deal fell apart

Elon Musk’s phone was flooded with the thoughts of key advisers, peers and close confidants: Jack Dorsey, Joe Rogan and

 

Elon Musk’s texts reveal what led to Twitter bid, before deal fell apart

Elon Musk’s phone was flooded with the thoughts of key advisers, peers and close confidants: Jack Dorsey, Joe Rogan and

 

Elon Musk to debut ‘friendly’ robot he says will not overpower humans

Elon Musk will take the stage at Tesla’s AI Day to reveal details about the cyborg dubbed Optimus, which he

 

Elon Musk to debut ‘friendly’ robot he says will not overpower humans

Elon Musk will take the stage at Tesla’s AI Day to reveal details about the cyborg dubbed Optimus, which he

 

Amit Shah the de facto prime minister of India 

Kingship knows no kinship.” This old Indian saying is attributed to Aurangzeb, the Mughal emperor who murdered his own three brothers to

 

Prayut survives but the end of an era is near

BANGKOK – Thai Prime Minister Prayut Chan-ocha will live to rule another day with a highly anticipated Constitutional Court ruling

 

Microsoft confirms Exchange zero-day flaws actively exploited in the wild

Microsoft confirmed that two recently disclosed zero-day flaws in Microsoft Exchange are being actively exploited in the wild. Microsoft confirmed

 

Hyper officially recalls its stackable (and overheating) GaN chargers after all

The chargers were designed to stack to offer up to 1600W of charging power. | Image: Hyper Hyper is officially

 

WiFi 6 router sale: There’s $45 off TP-Link Archer AX73 at Amazon

A robust router is critical to your home and office. Here’s a router deal to consider if you’re due an

 

Empowering MENA’s female workforce

In recent years, a seemingly endless stream of conferences, workshops and studies have been conducted to answer a key question

 

On China, US and Israel should talk tech, not trade

Despite the United States’ efforts to galvanize the West against China, competing interests between America and its closest democratic allies

 

Unpatched Microsoft Exchange Zero-Day actively exploited in the wild

Security researchers are warning of a new Microsoft Exchange zero-day that are being exploited by malicious actors in the wild.

 

Sham sentence for Suu Kyi’s Australian economic advisor

Australian Sean Turnell, an economic advisor to Myanmar’s democratically-elected leader Aung San Suu Kyi, has been in prison since the

 

US Pacific Islands Strategy: what lies beyond

The United States hosted its first ever Pacific Islands Summit in Washington this week. It was attended by heads of

 

EU talks tough but goes soft on Myanmar trade

The European Union is preparing to impose a new tranche of sanctions against Myanmar’s democracy-suspending, coup-installed military regime, but behind

 

Microsoft warns of North Korean crew posing as LinkedIn recruiters

State-sponsored ZINC allegedly passes on malware-laden open source apps Microsoft has claimed a North Korean crew poses as LinkedIn recruiters

 

GDS considers social vouching as option for future One Login service

Government Digital Service director adds that is considering a public information campaignUKAuthority.com – The leading independent publisher of public sector

 

Civil Service ‘needs to build internal capability for DDaT’

Cabinet Official emphasises three key features to exploit potential of digitalUKAuthority.com – The leading independent publisher of public sector technology

 

Mersey Care to integrate EPR and social prescribing digital systems

NHS trust will be the first to trial the integration of Rio systems across early intervention, community mental health and

 

Experts uncovered novel Malware persistence within VMware ESXi Hypervisors

Researchers from Mandiant have discovered a novel malware persistence technique within VMware ESXi Hypervisors. Mandiant detailed a novel technique used

 

Russia sending oil and gas workers to fight in Ukraine

Russia’s effort to conscript 300,000 reservists to counter Ukraine’s military advances in Kharkiv has drawn a lot of attention from

 

A way out of exchange-rate chaos

Part 1 of this series concluded that “currency hedging is not just costly and in some countries prohibitively so, preventing

 

How to learn Python, Javascript, C++, and more for just $40

With this 14-course bundle, you don’t need any tech experience to learn Python, Javascript, C++, and more.Latest newsRead More

 

Stop us if you’ve heard this one before: Exchange Server zero-day being actively exploited

Remember this next time Microsoft talks about how seriously it takes security Security researchers have warned a zero-day flaw in

 

How to get a lifetime of 1TB of cloud storage for only $139

Koofr gives you enough cloud storage to handle your video, image, and music files. Here’s how to get a lifetime

 

If you want a portable touchscreen monitor, Desklab’s is $411 off

This Desklab 4K monitor has a great anti-glare screen that’s perfect for work or play. And right now it’s $298,

 

Want to study for ethical hacking? You can with this $35 certification bundle

Even if you have no tech background whatsoever, this bundle of courses can teach you Python, AWS, and ethical hacking

 

Complete your IT certification with this $45 CompTIA IT training package

This complete IT certification training package can prepare students for the top CompTIA, Cisco, and AWS exams.Latest newsRead More

 

Ex-eBay execs jailed for cyberstalking web critics

Still to come: Civil RICO lawsuit against eBay and former top brass Two now-former eBay executives who pleaded guilty to

 

How Elon Musk, Jack Dorsey, and Parag Agrawal cratered the Twitter deal, in texts

Illustration by Kristen Radtke / The Verge; Getty Images Elon Musk’s deposition for the Twitter v. Musk suit may have

 

How CIA betrayed informants with shoddy front websites built for covert comms

Top tip, don’t give your secret login box the HTML form type ‘password’ For almost a decade, the US Central

 

Eufy’s impressive new smart cameras use AI to identify you and your pets

Image: Eufy Smart home company Eufy’s new wireless security camera, the EufyCam 3, bumps up the resolution to 4K and

 

FCC approves new “5-year rule” for space junk

With so many satellites launching into space lately, “space junk” has become a real threat to future space missions. Now,

 

NASA is studying whether SpaceX can visit the Hubble Space Telescope

The Hubble Space Telescope | Image: NASA SpaceX and NASA have agreed to figure out whether or not a SpaceX

 

NSA Cyber Specialist, Army Doctor Charged in US Spying Cases

A cyber specialist who worked at the US National Security Agency and an army doctor and his wife were charged

 

Anker’s Soundcore Liberty 4 earbuds add spatial audio and heart rate tracking

Soundcore Liberty 4 earbuds | Image: Soundcore Today Anker is adding a new entry to its line of Soundcore earbuds

 

Red Hat OpenStack Platform 17 arrives

Red Hat continues to support the open-source OpenStack cloud for the simple reason that telecom giants such as Verizon depend

 

What the Securing Open Source Software Act does and what it misses

The US government is recognizing the importance of open-source software. But is it ready for what’s needed?Latest newsRead More

 

Google Stadia never mattered, and it never had a chance

Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Google had big plans for its cloud gaming service, but it never

 

Create surreal Pokémon lookalikes of Jeff Bezos or The Rock with AI

Wordle, The Rock and Rembrandt’s “The Return of the Prodigal Son” Pokémon: I choose you!TechnologyRead More

 

Pentagon is far too tight with its security bug bounties

But overpriced, useless fighter jets? That’s something we can get behind Discovering and reporting critical security flaws that could allow

 

Ex-NSA employee charged with violating Espionage Act, selling U.S. cyber secrets

The former employee allegedly told an undercover FBI agent he was willing to sell classified documents for a $85,000 due

 

How to use lists in Google Drive for more efficient task management

You can empower Google Tasks with lists to make the feature more flexible, manageable, and useful.Latest newsRead More

 

Intel’s RTX 3060 competitor is priced at just $289

Intel’s Arc A750 arrives next month. | Image: Intel Intel surprised PC gamers earlier this week with $329 pricing for

 

Google is shutting down its gaming service Stadia, giving out refunds

The cloud streaming service just didn’t gain traction with users the way Google expected it to.Latest newsRead More

 

Soon you can buy a Peloton at Dick’s

Peloton continues to expand outside of its own marketplace. | Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge In August, Peloton

 

Apple fires exec after he made crude jokes on the expensive car guy’s TikTok

Illustration by Nick Barclay / The Verge Apple’s vice president of procurement, Tony Blevins, has been fired from the company

 

Create surreal Pokémon lookalikes of Jeff Bezos or The Rock with AI

Wordle, The Rock and Rembrandt’s “The Return of the Prodigal Son” Pokémon: I choose you!TechnologyRead More

 

Meta Will Freeze Most Hiring, Zuckerberg Tells Employees

The company’s chief executive had signaled for several months that he wanted to rein in costs as he shifts attention

 

NASA Just Dropped the First Close-Up Images of Europa in Decades and They’re Stunning

Jupiter’s moon Europa is one of the best possible sites for alien life, and new observations will answer that question

 

FBI Arrests Former NSA Employee For Trying to Sell Top Secret Documents

The former employee used encrypted email to communicate with someone he thought was a foreign spy, who was actually an

 

Sandisk deal: Get the 128GB dual drive at 71% off

Need a thumb drive? This handy device comes with both USB-C and USB-A compatibility. Save 71% on this device today.Latest

 

‘Disgruntled insider’ shared REvil information with researchers, helped law enforcement

REvil was among the most notorious ransomware crews until international attention and arrests hobbled the group. The post ‘Disgruntled insider’

 

Elon Musk says Tesla’s Cybertruck will be able to “serve briefly as a boat”

A day before the Tesla AI event, Elon Musk made his latest sensational claims about the much-anticipated Cyber TruckLatest newsRead

 

North Korean Gov Hackers Caught Rigging Legit Software

Threat hunters at Microsoft have intercepted a notorious North Korean government hacking group lacing legitimate open source software with custom

 

Hydrow Wave: Smaller, cheaper, and almost as good as the original

Review: The Hydrow Wave is more portable and compact than the original Hydrow, but the core rowing and software experience

 

Zendure’s 400W solar panel gets you a ton of power for your off-grid adventures

Powering your gadgets when you’re on your off-grid adventures just became a whole lot easier.Latest newsRead More

 

Gaming tech can be used to walk through buildings before they’re even constructed

Image: Epic Games Epic Games is partnering with industry design software giant Autodesk to bring game-like graphics to architecture tools

 

Democrats demand FTC probe Amazon-iRobot deal

Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge The Federal Trade Commission is facing mounting pressure to block Amazon’s proposed $1.65

 

Even Twitter is becoming TikTok

Swipe up for more videos — where have I heard that before? | Image: Twitter Twitter is joining the bandwagon

 

Mark Zuckerberg tells Meta employees that the company is freezing hiring

Nick Barclay / The Verge Meta CEO Mark Zuckerberg told employees on Thursday that the company is enacting a company-wide

 

Google’s text-to-speech engine is getting new voices across Android apps

Google’s text-to-speech tech is getting new voices across Android apps to improve clarity and sound more natural. | The Verge

 

Kingdom of the Planet of the Apes will continue the story in 2024

Concept art from Kingdom of the Planet of the Apes | Image: 20th Century Studios The next entry in the

 

How to manage Chrome OS syncing for better portability and security

Here’s how to get the most out of Chrome OS Sync for an all-around better experience.Latest newsRead More

 

Scientists Discover Arctic Waters Are Rapidly Becoming Acidic in Dire Climate Warning

The western Arctic Ocean’s high rate of acidification magnifies the impact of carbon dioxide on all of our oceans, which

 

Dell deals: Save $500 on Dell XPS 15 laptop with a code

Need a fancy laptop? The Dell XPS15 is usually $1,899. Save $500 on it right now with a special promo

 

AMD Ryzen deal: This AMD Ryzen 7 processor is $84 off

If you’re a gamer, the AMD Ryzen 7 5800X3D processor will be a great way to enjoy a speedy response

 

Open Source ‘Consent-O-Matic’ Tool Lets Anyone Automatically Stop Websites From Tracking Them

“We shouldn’t be having nicer pop-ups, we should just not have any pop-ups whatsoever,” the researcher behind the tool said.VICE

 

The Monoprice M570 headphones are 47% off

With planar drivers and fully adjustable headphones, you can enjoy music for hours — at half the cost.Latest newsRead More

 

Netflix’s gaming lineup keeps getting better with dreamy roguelike Desta: The Memories Between

Image: Ustwo Games / Netflix The quality of Netflix games has gone from simple, cotton candy-like fluff suitable for short

 

Google to Shut Down Stadia Video Game Streaming Service

After nearly three years, Google has decided to winnow its video game ambitions because Stadia was less popular than it

 

The one and only way you should use Apple Wallet to board buses and trains

With public transit continuing to adopt mobile payments, here’s how you can use your Apple Wallet via iPhone or Apple

 

AI Can Now Generate Videos From Text, Courtesy of Facebook

Make-A-Video is the first time we are seeing a text-to-video tool that will soon be available to the public. VICE US

 

How to create image cutouts in iOS 16

Cut out your pet and paste it into the group chat. | Illustration by Samar Haddad / The Verge While

 

The OG App, an ad- and Reels-free Instagram clone, is pulled from the App Store

Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge An app appealing to the nostalgia of an Instagram without Reels and recommendations

 

Google will shut down Stadia, its video game streaming service

The company will refund users who bought Stadia hardware or purchased games for the platform.TechnologyRead More

 

Google will shut down Stadia, its video game streaming service

The company will refund users who bought Stadia hardware or purchased games for the platform.TechnologyRead More

 

How to watch the 2022 League of Legends World Championship — and what to watch for

Worlds 2021 champions Edward Gaming in Iceland. | Photo by Clive Rose/Riot Games Inc. via Getty Images The weather is

 

The ASUS ExpertBook B3 overpromises and underdelivers

Here’s a rundown of the parts, performance, pros, and cons of the ASUS ExpertBook B3.Latest newsRead More

 

Google is shutting down Stadia

Google is shutting down Stadia, its cloud gaming service. The service will remain live for players until January 18th, 2023.

 

Want to dodge a data breach? Do DevOps and let developers work from home, says Google

Developers are tracking what components are used in software, but most of them don’t sign-off on code changes, suggesting a

 

Waymo pitted its autonomous vehicles against a virtual superhuman driver to see which was safer

Waymo says it has created a new benchmark to measure the safety of its autonomous vehicles. | Photo by Justin

 

A Matrix Update Will Patch Serious End-to-End Encryption Flaws

The messenger protocol had gained popularity for its robust security, but vulnerabilities allowed attackers to decrypt messages and impersonate users.Security