Peloton is fighting a recall request on its treadmill after a child died last month

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Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Peloton is resisting a request from the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) to recall its Tread Plus treadmill, which was involved with the death of a child last month, the Washington Post is reporting tonight. At the time of the incident, the CPSC issued a statement that […]

Camera footage from wolf’s collar reveals a very good boy

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Have you ever wanted to watch a wolf hunt freshwater fish? Thanks to the Voyageurs Wolf Project from the University of Minnesota, you can see it on YouTube any time you like. The researchers with the project trapped V089, a lone wolf, sedated him, and then strapped on the Vectronic-Aerospace camera collar. The collar recorded […]

Edward Snowden NFT sells for more than $5.4 million

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Sarah Stacke / NYPL Today, NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden’s NFT sold for about $5.4 million, or 2,224 ETH. The NFT is of an artwork that shows an image of Snowden’s face made from pages of a US appeals court decision that ruled the mass surveillance program Snowden exposed had violated US law. The image is […]

Peak Design’s new magnet-powered phone case system delayed until August

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Peak Design has announced it is delaying shipment of products in its Kickstarter campaign for Mobile, a broad range of phone accessories designed to make it easy to mount your phone on everything from a motorcycle handlebar to a simple dock on your desk. It is meant to be compatible with iPhones and Samsung Galaxy […]

You ever think about how Asus put out like 40 models of a laptop called the “Eee PC”

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There’s an Apple event next week, and it’s looking fairly likely that we’ll see updated models of the iPad Pro and perhaps the iPad Mini. Which is great, because it made me think about the Eee PC, which was either one of the greatest short-lived success stories in tech history or a collective delusion shared […]

Robinhood can’t handle the Dogecoin rally

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Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Yesterday and today, the enthusiasm for joke cryptocurrency Dogecoin overwhelmed Robinhood, leading to “sporadic crypto order failures and delayed notifications for some customers,” Robinhood wrote in a blog post. “These interruptions aren’t acceptable to us,” Robinhood wrote in its post. “We believe we’re the most intuitive crypto platform […]

Elon Musk says Starlink internet service should be ‘fully mobile’ by the end of this year

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Photo credit should read Costfoto/Barcroft Media via Getty Images SpaceX’s new Starlink satellite internet service is in a very limited beta testing period right now, but the company is already thinking ahead: as first noted by CNBC, SpaceX has filed an application with the FCC for Starlink components that would allow the service to work […]

New York State just passed a law requiring ISPs to offer $15 broadband

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Illustration by Grayson Blackmon / The Verge Internet should become a lot more affordable in New York after Governor Andrew Cuomo signed a bill that requires all Internet Service Providers operating in New York state to offer a $15 a month broadband option for low-income consumers. According to NY Assembly member Amy Paulin (via Bloomberg), […]

Android 12 may support a trash bin for deleted files, but it’s messy

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Google appears to be preparing to add a feature to Android devices that has long been a part of more traditional desktop operating systems: a trash bin (or, if you prefer the way Windows names it, a recycle bin). XDA-Developers has been digging into the code for Android 12 to uncover features that Google hasn’t […]

An actual house is an NFT now

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A real estate broker named Shane Dulgeroff decided to take advantage of the NFT hype. He’s selling a house at 221 Dryden Street, in Thousand Oaks, California along with an NFT of a psychedelic-flavored video of the house. The artwork and house are up for auction on OpenSea, with a minimum bid of 48 ETH, […]