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13 new science fiction and fantasy books to check out in late May

One of the books that defined my childhood was Richard Preston’s The Hot Zone: A Terrifying True Story. National Geographic has adapted it for a dramatic series set to start next week,...

Citi Bikes can now be rented through the Lyft app

In July 2018, Lyft announced that it was buying Motivate, the largest bike-share operator in the US, including Citi Bike in New York City. At the time, it was seen as a...

At heart, Amazon’s Good Omens is a gay cosmic rom-com

An extended pre-credits sequence in one episode of Amazon’s Good Omens displays the best part of the six-episode miniseries based on the book of the same name by Terry Pratchett and Neil...

RavPower’s 45W USB-C wall charger is almost half off for Verge readers

Only the best deals on Verge-approved gadgets get the Good...

Ford’s vision for package delivery is a robot that folds up into the back...

The first time you see a strange robot walking down your street, it might be delivering a parcel. That’s the future envisioned by Ford in a new research project that explores how...

How to get the Windows 10 May 2019 Update right now

It isn’t enough to have great new devices, apps, and...

Windows 10 May 2019 Update: the 10 best new features

Microsoft’s latest Windows 10 May 2019 Update is being made available to existing machines this week. After an extended period of testing, Microsoft is making this update available to everyone via Windows...

Can efforts to bottle MDMA’s magic transform psychiatry?

On a sunny spring morning in 2017, Boris Heifets took the podium to talk about MDMA in an Oakland, California, hotel ballroom packed with scientists, therapists, patients, and activists. If he noticed...

Sony CEO defends smartphone business but will focus on just four markets

Sony CEO Kenichiro Yoshida has reaffirmed the company’s commitment to its loss-making Xperia smartphone business, positioning it as a central part of Sony’s entertainment-focused identity. “We see smartphones as hardware for entertainment and...

Amazon turns warehouse tasks into video games to make work ‘fun’

Conditions in Amazon’s warehouses are notoriously grueling, but the company has a new tactic it thinks will make employees’ lives easier: turn work into a video game. As detailed in a new...