Breaking down the biggest news from Code Conference: space travel, AI, and more

This week on a late night, sleep-deprived Vergecast, Nilay and Dieter reunite in Los Angeles to attend Recode‘s Code Conference and meet up with Lauren Goode and Casey Newton to give their take on the interviews and throw in a few anecdotes from the night. For those of you who commented last week about missing(…)


Xbox apologizes for go-go dancers at Game Developers Conference party

It’s one step forward, two steps back for inclusiveness in the games industry. Xbox head Phil Spencer had to apologize Friday after attendees of a Microsoft-sponsored party at the Game Developers Conference in San Francisco were greeted with dancers dressed as school girls.  “It was unequivocally wrong and will not be tolerated,” said Spencer in(…)


Marco Rubio’s #NeverTrump press conference goes viral a little too late

It’s nothing new for Republican presidential candidates to attack Donald Trump, but Florida Senator Marco Rubio created a viral Internet moment with what many consider the most eloquent — and impassioned — speech about #NeverTrump this weekend in Florida.  Rubio’s press conference, in which he warned that the American political process is careening towards “chaos(…)