Uber CEO Travis Kalanick apologized for the mistakes that helped create a culture in which an ex-engineer was repeatedly stymied in her attempts to report sexual harassment, in an all-hands meeting at the company’s San Francisco headquarters that employees who participated described as “honest, raw, and emotional.” Uber employees, who requested anonymity to recount some details of today’s meeting, said they were taken aback by Kalanick’s response to ex-engineer Susan Fowler’s allegations of sexism, which she detailed in an explosive blog post on Sunday.
Facebook is in discussions with Major League Baseball to retain live streaming rights to one game per week, according to a report this afternoon from Reuters.
Every time I hear the creation tales, I scoff a little. Who would bother making such ridiculous things as the blue-footed booby, or a Taonius squid?
Before every episode of The Vergecast I sit down, read through a bunch of news, and take a bunch of notes.
UPS has unveiled its plan for delivery drones: build them right into trucks, and launch them at various points along their route.
Despite the fact that its first gigabit LTE modem isn’t available in a smartphone yet, Qualcomm has already announced the successor to the chip.
The Apple Pencil is a wonderful piece of technology. But for all its technical smarts, the design leaves something to be desired.
Updated February 21st: The most recent update adds Horizon: Zero Dawn and Hidden Folks. I’m a sucker for end-of-year lists.
We’re not expecting to see Samsung officially unveil its Galaxy S8 until late March, but as the big reveal gets closer, more leaks and details about the company’s next flagship smartphone continue to emerge.
Former Breitbart News senior editor Milo Yiannopoulos has resigned, after comments condoning pedophilia surfaced earlier this week.
FCC chairman Ajit Pai has had a whirlwind first month, taking immediate action to scale back net neutrality, slow broadband subsidies for low-income households, and block efforts to reform the exorbitant calling rates to prisons.
The world’s first self-driving robot racing series took a big step toward reality this weekend. For the first time ever, both of Roborace’s prototype autonomous racecars ran against each other on a track.
The United States Consumer Product Safety Commission has just issued a recall for select SodaStream bottles that may burst under pressure.
Today, Soundwall is updating its line of speaker artwork — spartwork, if you will — with the launch of its new Nova line.
We’re quickly approaching the March 3rd launch of the Nintendo Switch. While you (hopefully) have your console’s preorder locked, there are a few other things you might want to grab for your Switch in advance.
Almost two months to the day after Uber loaded its fleet of self-driving SUVs into the trailer of a self-driving truck and stormed off to Arizona in a self-driving huff, the company is preparing to launch its second experiment (if you don’t count the aborted San Francisco pilot) in autonomous ride-hailing.
This afternoon, monotonous online conversation about Katy Perry and our crumbling democracy cleared briefly to make room for a conversation about cows.
Compelling others to feel emotions disproportionate to their experiences is called, as the terrible man T.S.
Tilt Brush, one of the most fun, immersive, and impressive virtual reality tech demos for the HTC Vive, has arrived on that other VR platform.
Anthology fever is sweeping the nation. Ryan Murphy has flooded TV with shows like American Horror Story and Feud, which switch up premises and casts from season to season.