Monthly Archives: December, 2017

Playlist The Verge Playlist: Unique Yr’s Eve
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What’s the worst that could happen tonight, the most loaded night of the year? You could have no one to kiss or no one to get drunk with, or worse — you could have both and still not have a good time. It’s so much pressure and even the nicest things you can think of…

report The Verge 2017 tech file card: Apps
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The biggest story about apps in 2017 was, well, stories. Snapchat still deserves the credit for coming up with the concept, and Instagram shamelessly ripped it off back in 2016, but this year, everyone got on board. WhatsApp added stories (and then later made them less prominent after users complained). Facebook added stories (and tried…

Uncategorized Be the chief you had been constantly born to be this fresh One year
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Honesty, confidence, integrity, commitment. The array of qualities found in bonafide leaders are not overly hard to identify. Yet amassing those talents is clearly far more elusive than it appears. While many of our greatest leaders have sprung from traits seared deep in their DNA, it can be argued those genes are really in all…

Uncategorized Tech’s Most attention-grabbing Douchebag of 2017
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2017 has graced us with a plethora of unsavory individuals and businesses. In the span of 12 months, we’ve seen everything from misogyny to the US President’s Twitter handle being used to peddle goods. All said, our second annual ‘Biggest Tech Douchebag’ recipient was a bit tricky to pin down. Maybe it’s Facebook… After all, it didn’t…

nightclub The most modern DJ at this Prague nightclub is a KUKA arm robot
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A club in Prague named Karlovy Lazne has recently introduced a robot DJ that alternates with a human to program music for the dance floor throughout the night, as reported by Reuters. Now in rotation for a few weeks, the robot has software that allows it to choose songs, select CDs from a rack, insert…

music The Verge 2017 tech describe card: Streaming music
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If 2016 was the year that streaming music became a necessity, 2017 is the year streaming music showed its clout. This couldn’t have been showcased any more clearly than at the Grammys, where Chance the Rapper won best new artist, best rap album, and best rap performance — an honor only made possible because nomination…

photographs 2017: A 365 days in photography on The Verge
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As 2017 finally draws to a close, we can all look back on a year that in many ways seems to have lasted 10. And we thought a lot happened last year. 2017 has been very interesting and emotional. Again. When it comes to the photography on The Verge, 2017 was the year of “more.”…

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