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Games

Ninja is leaving Twitch, will start streaming on Mixer exclusively

According to Twitch Tracker, Blevins reportedly has 14,956 subscribers on the Amazon-owned company (down from a peak of more than 285,000 in March 2018), with most of those subscriptions coming from Amazon Prime. He is also consistently one of the biggest streamers on the platform, which means this is a big blow for Twitch.

via Polygon

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online Tech

Google just made it easier to get around a paywall with Chrome

With the change in Chrome 76, it’ll be nearly impossible for news sites to have a functional metered paywall, and nearly every major national and regional newspaper currently uses one.

on slate-com.cdn.ampproject.org/c/s/slate.com/technology/2019/07/google-chrome-update-incognito-mode-paywall-workaround.amp

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Tech/Science

Japan approves first human-animal embryo experiments

Some bioethicists are concerned about the possibility that human cells might stray beyond development of the targeted organ, travel to the developing animal’s brain and potentially affect its cognition.

www.nature.com/articles/d41586-019-02275-3

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televisie

Amazon cancels podcast-inspired ‘Lore’ after two seasons

The cancellation could make some TV producers nervous. Networks like HBO, FX and Showtime have all banked on podcast-inspired TV shows in the wake of Amazon’s deal.

www.engadget.com/2019/07/27/amazon-cancels-lore/

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online

Underground Economy selling links from news sites

Earlier this year, LinkVidya replaced a dead link on a 2015 Forbes article by financial adviser Megan Mason, then writing as Megan Matt. The article, about improving ethical business practices, originally linked to Mason’s now-defunct accounting site, the Books Right. It currently redirects to the site of a San Diego carpet cleaning company.

www.buzzfeednews.com/article/deansterlingjones/links-for-sale-on-major-news-wesbites