Adam Yosilewitz / Legendary Live Streaming:
State of Live Streaming in 2019: Fortnite player Tfue was the most popular with 87M viewership hours, League of Legends retook the top title from Fortnite, more — It´s the holiday season, so our gift to you is our State of the Stream report created in partnership with Arsenal.gg.
Ellen Nakashima / Washington Post:
Sources: building on tactics deployed during 2018 midterms, US Cyber Command is exploring additional strategies to counter Russian 2020 election interference — Military cyber officials are developing information warfare tactics that could be deployed against senior Russian officials …
Sohee Kim / Bloomberg:
Samsung plans to rival chip foundry market leader TSMC, as it invests heavily in a chip miniaturization process called extreme ultraviolet lithography — - Custom chips are the future that Samsung wants to profit from — Laying the foundation for expanding its semiconductor empire
Cade Metz / New York Times:
Chuck Peddle, a key designer of the $25 6502 microprocessor that powered the first big wave of personal computers, including the Apple II, has died at 82 — His invention brought digital technology to a new breed of consumer devices and powered early Apple and Commodore computers.
Paddy Baker / CoinDesk:
Hedera Hashgraph, which has raised $100M+ in 2018 ICO, asks investors to wait longer for purchased tokens, to help stabilize their cratering price — Hedera Hashgraph, the company behind the blockchain-like Hedera network, is asking investors to wait longer for tokens they paid for, in order to stabilize their cratering price.
Craig S. Smith / New York Times:
How AI is assisting teachers in the classroom by taking over repetitive tasks like grading and optimizing coursework, helping students with exam prep, and more — Artificial intelligence is starting to take over repetitive tasks in classrooms, like grading, and is optimizing coursework …
Natalie Wexler / MIT Technology Review:
Educators and school administrators love digital devices that studies show mostly have a negative impact on learning, harming lower performing students the most — Educators love digital devices, but there´s little evidence they help children—especially those who most need help.
Sources show how Amazon repeatedly delayed or scrapped investments in common industry practices like onroad safety training, as it built out its driver network — ProPublica is a nonprofit newsroom that investigates abuses of power. Sign up to receive our biggest stories as soon as they´re published.
Igor Bonifacic / Engadget:
Twitter blocks animated PNGs, saying a bug had allowed them, and that they did not respect autoplay settings so could be used to harm people sensitive to motion — Twitter will no longer animate PNG files after trolls hijacked the Epilepsy Foundation´s handle and hashtags last month …
Amy Booth / OneZero:
In Argentina, delivery apps Glovo and Rappi, which allow users to send and receive all kinds of packages, have been found to deliver drugs in ~10 cases so far — There, they can be hired to transport anything — including illegal drugs — and poorly enforced laws leave them responsible