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Google Photos just let me copy text from a photo into my web browser

Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge The desktop Google Photos website seems to be getting the ability to scan for text in an image and turn it into copy-and-pasteable text, thanks to Google’s Lens technology (via 9to5Google). Lens has been available in many places on Android for a while, but its optical character recognition (OCR)...

Uber weed deliveries may be on the company’s roadmap — eventually

Photo by Jakub Porzycki/NurPhoto via Getty Images Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi said on CNBC Monday that the ride-hailing company would consider getting into cannabis delivery “when the road is clear.” “When federal laws come into play, we’re absolutely going to take a look at it,” Khosrowshahi said. Khosrowshahi made the remarks as part...

Tesla is burning its solar roof customers with a huge price increase

Image: Tesla Tesla has dramatically increased the price for its solar roof, angering some customers who have responded by canceling their orders. The news was first reported over the weekend by Electrek. The price jumps come as Tesla reports increasing revenue from its solar business. During the fourth quarter of 2020, the company installed...

Netflix is making a live-action Gundam movie, directed by Jordan Vogt-Roberts

Gundam is about to make the jump to live action in a big way — Legendary Pictures is working on a feature film version of Sunrise’s incredibly popular mech suit anime for Netflix, set to be directed by Jordan Vogt-Roberts (best known for his work on Kong: Skull Island.) Legendary was first announced to be working with Sunrise on the live-action Gundam...

Nvidia is building new Arm CPUs again: Nvidia Grace, for the data center

We’ve barely heard a peep out of Nvidia on the CPU front for years, after the lackluster arrival of its Project Denver CPU and its associated Tegra K1 mobile processors in 2014. But now, the company’s getting back into CPUs in a big way with the new Nvidia Grace, an Arm-based processing chip specifically designed for AI data centers. It’s a good time...

Mythic Quest season 2 gets new trailer ahead of May 7th debut

Image: Apple Apple released a new trailer for Mythic Quest’s second season on Monday ahead of its May 7th debut. The trailer doesn’t feature many specific plot points, though it looks like we’ll be seeing how Ian Grimm (Rob McElhenney) and Poppy Li (Charlotte Nicdao) work together on a new expansion now that they’re co-creative directors...

Nuro’s self-driving robot will deliver Domino’s pizza orders to customers in Houston

Domino’s Nuro autonomous delivery vehicle. | Image: Domino’s Domino’s Pizza will start delivering pizzas via Nuro driverless cars in Houston this week as part of a pilot program, the company announced Monday. The company says “select customers” in Houston who make a prepaid delivery order from its store in the Woodland Heights neighborhood...

Soon, the internet will make its own cat photos and then it won’t need us

These cats do not exist. This cat doesn’t exist: AI-made cat. This one doesn’t either: Fake cat. These are computer-generated images from This Cat Does Not Exist, and folks: I think we are in trouble. I understand this is going to sound crackpot, but hear me out. What if our computers...

The FCC wants you to test your internet speeds with its new app

Image: Alex Castro / The Verge The Federal Communications Commission has released a new speed test app to help measure internet speeds across the country, available on both Android and iOS. The FCC Speed Test App works similarly to existing speed-testing apps like Ookla’s and Fast by Netflix, automatically collecting and displaying data...

Facebook pins state vaccine information to the top of the News Feed for US users

Photo: Michele Doying / The Verge As all adults across the US become eligible to receive a COVID-19 vaccine, Facebook is making it easier for its users to find information based on where they live. The company has started rolling out a feature that pins a box with state-specific information about where to get a COVID-19 vaccine at the top...

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