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Twitch Streamers’ Earnings Were Exposed. Now, It’s a Meme

Usually on Twitch, the rallying cry “Let’s get top five, baby!” refers to a video game leaderboard. Now, in the wake of a cataclysmic data breach, the gaming world is focused on a new leaderboard: one that ranks streamers according to how much money they make from Twitch.A circus of controversy washed over the internet…

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Health & Medical
USDA Commitments to Equity in Agriculture Include Nearly $25 Million for Programs Reaching Underserved Communities

WASHINGTON, D.C., Oct. 7, 2021 – The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) today announced a trio of awards totaling nearly $25 million in grants and cooperative agreements intended to ensure broader access and participation in USDA programs and services for historically underserved farmers and ranchers. These efforts are the latest in a series of announcements…

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Former Protector of Emigrants convicted in disproportionate assets case

CBI filed a chargesheet against R. Sekar, an IRS officer (1992 Batch) for possessing assets to the tune of ₹2.08 crore CBI filed a chargesheet against R. Sekar, an IRS officer (1992 Batch) for possessing assets to the tune of ₹2.08 crore A special court for Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) cases sentenced R. Sekar,…

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Entertainment
“Kids’ Lives Matter” Reveals Characters Details and Stills

While fans patiently wait for the release of Kids’ Lives Matter (星空下的仁醫) on October 18, the drama treats fans with new character details and stills featuring Linda Chung (鍾嘉欣), Him Law (羅子溢) and Catherine Chau (周家怡). Many fans are excited to see Linda’s return to the small screen after taking a three-years hiatus to take…

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Technology
IQiyi picks banks for Hong Kong second listing

Posted inNews Feed by TechNode Feed Oct 7, 2021Oct 7, 2021 Chinese video platform iQiyi is working with advisers including Bank of America Corp., CLSA Ltd. and Goldman Sachs Group Inc. on its Hong Kong second listing, Bloomberg reported. The US-listed firm could raise at least $500 million in the share scale. [Bloomberg]

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Science & Nature
The Facebook whistleblower’s Congressional hearing was a ‘big tobacco moment’ for tech

In front of members of the Senate on Tuesday, former Facebook employee Frances Haugen accused the company of “prioritizing its profits over people,” including the safety of young users. “I am here today because I believe Facebook’s products harm children, stoke division, and weaken our democracy,” said Haugen, who has become known as the Facebook…

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Marcus Rashford: Child poverty may rise as universal credit top-up ends

Media caption, Rashford told BBC Breakfast the situation many now found themselves in “reminds me of… when I was younger”Manchester United’s Marcus Rashford has said receiving an honorary doctorate for his work to tackle child poverty was “bittersweet” as it came as the £20 top-up to universal credit ended.Accepting the award from the University of…

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Entertainment
Lil Wayne Drops New Song ‘Ya Dig’

Less than a week after releasing his collaborative project with Rich the Kid, Lil Wayne surprises by releasing a new song to streaming services. “Ya Dig” was co-produced by STREETRUNNER and Tarik Azzouz and features a sample of Margie Joseph’s “Stop! In the Name of Love,” which Wayne also sampled on “Gossip” off his 2007…