PayPal is ending fee-free Friends & Family payments for business accounts

Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge PayPal is putting new limits on a feature in its payment system that allows people to receive money without paying extra fees, the company recently announced. Starting July 28th, only personal PayPal accounts will be able to get funds via Friends &...

Vergecast: EVs are a mess, Starlink is confusing, and WFH monitors are here

Image: Hyundai Every Friday, The Verge publishes our flagship podcast, The Vergecast, where Verge editor-in-chief Nilay Patel, editor-at-large David Pierce, and managing editor Alex Cranz discuss the week in tech news with the reporters and editors covering the biggest stories. On today’s episode, Nilay, David, and Alex chat with...

Today’s Wordle Answer (#377) – July 1, 2022

Whether you’re an American getting ready to celebrate Independence Day or someone looking forward to the weekend, the end of the work week is always made better by solving Friday’s Wordle. The first day of July brings us an intriguing Wordle that has a few different definitions depending on...

Steve Jobs awarded posthumous Medal of Freedom by President Biden

Photo by Justin Sullivan / Getty Images Steve Jobs, the co-founder and former CEO of Apple, has been awarded a posthumous Presidential Medal of Freedom by President Joe Biden, the White House announced Friday. The Presidential Medal of Freedom is the highest US honor that can be given to...

Extraction 2 Is “Very Different” From The First One, Writer Says

Extraction 2, the sequel to one of Netflix’s most popular movies of all time, is in the works, and it’s expected to be “very different” from the 2020 film. Writer Joe Russo (Avengers) said in an interview with Collider that the film will stand alone from the first movie...

COVID-19 variant boosters won’t need new clinical trials for clearance, FDA says

Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge COVID-19 vaccine manufacturers won’t need to conduct new clinical trials as they develop booster shots targeting the most recent variants of the virus, a Food and Drug Administration official told Reuters. The agency will use clinical trials of variant-specific boosters developed earlier...

Nintendo Fan Buys $40,000 In Stock To Ask President About F-Zero Revival

One dedicated gamer has revealed that he spent over $40,000 on Nintendo stock, primarily so that he would have an opportunity to ask the company about the possibility of seeing cult-classic games revived. According to Business Insider, one unit of stock that equates to 100 shares would allow for...