Category Archives: Technology

The human cost of Instacart’s grocery delivery

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Instacart promises a safer way to shop, but workers tell a different story Once people got too scared to leave …read more

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The doomsday bunker market is thriving amid the coronavirus pandemic

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Photo: Vivos COVID-19 is fueling a boom in the doomsday bunker market, thanks to some dubious marketing claims When …read more

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Exam anxiety: how remote test-proctoring is creeping students out

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Illustration by William Joel / The Verge As schools go remote, so do tests and so does surveillance The …read more

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Boob job: how The Chive built an empire out of bro-bait

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The website defined frat culture in 2010, but can it survive a decade later? Boobs are back. They probably never …read more

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Bird: careless leadership, high turnover, and inappropriate office behavior

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Inside the electric scooter startup with big workplace problems Emma* was up late working on a complex analysis from her …read more

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The jury is still out on Zoom trials

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Courts are moving online due to COVID-19. No one is sure if that’s a good thing. It would have been …read more

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Warehouse workers are forcing Amazon to take COVID-19 seriously

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Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images After missed warnings, haphazard quarantines, and a fired protest organizer, Amazon is finally instituting …read more

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Can Meg Whitman outwit a pandemic with Quibi?

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Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge eBay. HP. Governor of California (well, almost). Quibi? Meg Whitman’s last act …read more

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Co-founder therapy teaches tech bros how to be in their feelings

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A year in, Keegan Walden and Cameron Yarbrough discovered just how tough long-distance relationships could be. Yarbrough wanted Walden to …read more

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The NYC subway’s new tap-to-pay system has a hidden cost — rider data

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OMNY will collect a significant amount of information from riders, including smartphone device identifiers and location New York City’s subway …read more

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