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Twitch confirms massive data breach

Game-streaming platform Twitch has been the victim of a leak, reportedly divulging confidential company information and streamers’ earnings. More than 100GB of data was posted online on Wednesday. The documents appear to show Twitch’s top streamers each made millions of ...

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Facebook weakens democracy, says ex-employee

Today’s testimony by whistleblower Frances Haugen will likely keep Facebook in the hot seat for a while.   Here’s a recap of what happened today: Haugen said Facebook routinely prioritises its profits and growth over the safety of its users. ...

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Facebook, Whatsapp and Instagram back after outage

Social media services Facebook, WhatsApp and Instagram are back up and running after an outage that lasted almost six hours, Facebook says. The company says the cause was a faulty configuration change. All three services are owned by Facebook and ...

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Amazon announces Astro the home robot

Amazon is launching Astro, its first household robot, powered by its Alexa smart home technology. The company said it can be remote-controlled when not at home, to check on pets, people, or home security. It can also patrol a home ...

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EU rules to force USB-C chargers for all phones

Manufacturers will be forced to create a universal charging solution for phones and small electronic devices, under a new rule proposed by the European Commission (EC). The aim is to reduce waste by encouraging consumers to re-use existing chargers when ...

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