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Nilay Patel

Nilay Patel


When Nilay Patel was four years old, he drove a Chrysler into a small pond because he was trying to learn how the gearshift worked. Years later, he became a technology journalist. He has thus far remained dry. Nilay was a co-founder of The Verge and the site's first Managing Editor before taking over as Editor-in-Chief. He also was the acting Managing Editor for the launch of Before that, he spent four years as Managing Editor of Engadget, where he drew upon his background as a lawyer to report and explain complex legal situations in everyday terminology — a niche that led to SAY Media naming Nilay one of 10 "voices that matter" in technology journalism. Nilay co-hosts the Webby Award-winning Vergecast podcast, and has appeared on CNN, CNN International, NPR, Fox News, MSNBC, Sky News, NHK, G4TV, TWiT, and many others. Nilay received an AB in Political Science from the University of Chicago in 2003 and his J.D. from the University of Wisconsin Law School in 2006.

What unions could mean for Apple with Zoe Schiffer

By Nilay Patel | 2022-06-06T14:15:00.000Z

How Ukraine’s wide use of cryptocurrency is playing out during the war

By Nilay Patel | 2022-05-24T15:23:59.092Z

UiPath CEO Daniel Dines thinks automation can fight the great resignation

By Nilay Patel | 2022-05-10T14:37:25.218Z

How big companies kill ideas — and how to fight back, with Tony Fadell

By Nilay Patel | 2022-05-03T14:49:19.411Z

Apple Studio Display review: nothing to see here

By Nilay Patel | 2022-04-27T17:00:17.466Z

Here’s what the updated Apple Studio Display webcam looks like

By Nilay Patel | 2022-04-27T17:00:06.136Z

The F-150 Lightning is finally shipping — is Ford ready?

By Nilay Patel | 2022-04-26T10:00:00.000Z

A former Foxconn executive tries to explain what went wrong in Wisconsin

By Nilay Patel | 2022-04-19T14:30:00.000Z