Disruption has moved from an infrequent inconvenience to a consistent stream of change that is redefining markets and entire industries. In 2016, we saw the astonishing rise of Pokémon Go, which demonstrated
Pathways into tomorrow Things look a little different around The Verge today. Very different. Like a thousand lasers shining through your mind, pointing at the future. The Verge turns five today, and marking
Urban revitalization has a dark side, as a new film about the much vaunted–and widely copied–High Line shows. The High Line is a beautiful, bustling elevated park built on a former railway. Planted with
Twenty-five years after the introduction of the World Wide Web, the Information Age is coming to an end. Thanks to mobile screens and Internet everywhere, we’re now entering what I call the “Experience
In a move that's guaranteed to inspire awe but is really just laying the foundation for the robot takeover Elon Musk has been warning us about, IBM's artificial intelligence program Watson has helped some
The new Pixel is a classy home for the new Assistant At long last, almost eight years to the day the first Android phone went on sale, Google is launching a smartphone for which it designed the hardware,
From hospitals and houses to subway signs and parks, these projects are reshaping the world around us. How can cities build infrastructure today to support tomorrow’s rapidly increasing urban population,
Indeed, the minimum specs the Oculus Rift demanded when it was first released earlier this year were pretty high, even for gamers that might already have powerful gaming PCs. And anything less than 90
Facebook has continued its practice of spinning off apps from its core product with the launch of a standalone Events service. Available only for iOS devices currently, this app is a dedicated place to
Techies and gamers should pay attention to HBO’s Westworld, which debuts on Sunday as a major TV show that delves into human artificial intelligence. The sci-fi series explores the morality of creating
LOS ANGELES —We’ve been hearing about virtual reality all year long — but when will it really go mainstream? On this week's extended weekend edition of the #TalkingTech podcast, three representatives L.A.-based
In short, the IoT is a network of objects connected to the Internet that can collect and exchange data. That brand new car loaded with apps? Internet of Things. The smart home devices that let you control
Paint with your friends! Paint ON your friends! Google's Tilt Brush debuted in September 2014 as a virtual reality painting experience -- immersion with the creative simplicity of MS Paint, as The Verge
Things are looking up for the Internet of Things. 80% of organizations have a more positive view of IoT today compared to a year ago, according to a survey of 512 IT and business executives by CompTIA.
It will reportedly cost less than $100 Xiaomi will make its Mi Box available to US consumers before the end of the year — and possibly as soon as October — according to a report from TechCrunch. Back May
“If you’re on the outside, why do you want to join Apple? You want to join Apple because you want to change the world.” In this exclusive interview, Apple’s CEO reveals the company’s boundless ambition.