Corporate relocation startup Shyft raises $15M

Shyft is announcing that it has raised $15 million in Series A funding to make the moving process less painful — specifically in the situations where your employer is paying for the move. There other


Wed. 01/22 - The Bezos Phone Hacking Thing

The whole Jeff Bezos thing blows up into something crazy. That rumored “cheap” iPhone might be mere weeks away. Is Amazon Music almost as big as Apple Music? Cruise unveils the Origin


The L Word: Why the cast reunited for Generation Q

The L Word creator Ilene Chaiken and actors Jennifer Beals, Kate Moennig, and Leisha Hailey talk with Recode's Kara Swisher about their decision to reunite for a new series called The L Word: Generati


Baraja’s unique and ingenious take on lidar shines in a crowded industry

It seems like every company making lidar has a new and clever approach, but Baraja takes the cake. Its method is not only elegant and powerful, but fundamentally avoids many issues that nag other lida


Mon. 01/21 - Why Didn't Apple Encrypt iCloud Backups?

Apple could have encrypted iCloud backups… but didn’t… ostensibly to play nice with the government? Getting an Uber from the airport is about to get more expensive. Digital media is actually making mo


AMD CEO Dr. Lisa Su talks new Ryzen 4000 chips and out-performing Intel

of The Verge Nilay Patel talks to CEO of AMD Dr Lisa Su at CES 2020 about AMD's new Ryzen laptop chips, the competition with Intel for consumer laptops, and if she is going to take on


As Alphabet crests the $1T mark, SaaS stocks reach all-time highs of their own

Continuing our irregular surveys of the public markets, two things happened this week that are worth our time. First, a third domestic technology company — Alphabet — passed the $1 trillion market cap


Kirsten Green: The four types of startups

Forerunner Ventures founder and managing partner Kirsten Green talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about the thinking behind her investments in companies like Dollar Shave Club and Glossier; the messy cu


What's Next for the Internet?

How can we evolve the web for a better future? Has the web become a mature platform — or are we still in the early days of knowing what it can do and what role it might have in our lives? Just as “soc


(Bonus) Sports Tech With Will Martin

As I said on Friday, we’re going to delve into Sports Tech in a meaningful way for the first time. This will cover the streaming wars from a new angle because, where is sports in all that? This will b


VCs are just tired

I was in SF last week and met with more than a dozen VCs over the course of two days. This was post the holidays, post their visits to the ski chalets in Tahoe and the island beaches, and in the smack


Fri. 01/17 - Jack Dorsey Asked Elon Musk How To Fix Twitter

No ads in WhatsApp… for now. We have all the details on the Peacock streaming service. The other streaming wars are taking their toll on Twitch. Jack Dorsey asked Elon Musk how to fix Twitter. And, of


Ep050: Counterfeit Chips, Servo Kalimba, Resistor Colors, Pi Emulation, and SED Maze Solver

Hackaday editors Elliot Williams and Mike Szczys work their way through a dizzying maze of great hacks this week, bringing you along for the ride. We take a look at simplifying home automation with No


Ben Silbermann: How Pinterest is trying to make its users feel better

Pinterest CEO Ben Silbermann talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about deliberately engineering happiness into the site, expanding into commerce, and competing with larger social and commerce tech compan


Microsoft’s Edge Chromium launches, NBC reveals Peacock details, and our CES takeaways

Stories this week:The Verge Awards at CES 2020: welcome to the land of the conceptEight big takeaways from CES 2020These gaming PCs want to compete in the console warsLaptops were boring at CES, but t


How Slack ruined work

Troubled waters in the Panama Canal, WitchTok, and strong opinions on Slack.


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