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Twitch begins its clampdown on hate raids after streamer boycotts

Twitch begins its clampdown on hate raids after streamer boycotts

After streamers staged a 24-hour boycott on the platform in response to recurring hate raids, Twitch has finally started its legal clampdown on key offenders behind in-app harassment. For RekitRaven and other key streamers behind the growing #TwitchDoBetter movement, it’s safe to say: congratulations, the platform has definitely responded. Late last month, we covered a story explaining the anti-progressive trend of ‘hate raids’ on Twitch, whereby bigoted users coordinate to...

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Major solar storms could cause a global ‘internet apocalypse’

Major solar storms could cause a global ‘internet apocalypse’

Every 100 years or so, normally harmless electromagnetic particles from the sun conjure a major solar storm. With the potential to damage electrical grids and undersea cables, scientists are concerned the next may cause a global ‘internet apocalypse’. In 2021, seeing Wi-Fi signal drop off in the lower corner of a desktop is enough to send anyone spiralling into despair. Now, if it isn’t too painful, imagine that scenario unfolding on...

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Most Gen Zers worry about being addicted to their phones

Most Gen Zers worry about being addicted to their phones

A new survey of over 2,000 adults by OnePoll indicates that almost 75% of young people worry about smartphone addiction. Should we be surprised at the numbers? Every wondered if you rely on your phone too much? Taking gadgets to the bathroom, sleeping next to a charger, or catching up on the latest episode of Love Is Blind via your bathtub are all fairly common behaviours, and are indicative of...

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Will nuclear fusion revolutionise clean energy for centuries?

Will nuclear fusion revolutionise clean energy for centuries?

With the potential of generating 10 million times the energy of burning coal, is nuclear fusion the answer to sustainably powering the world for centuries to come? Imagine a technology capable of replicating the chemistry of the stars, unleashing nearly unlimited clean energy, and safely powering the entire world for centuries to come. Sounds real plausible, right? Dubbed the ‘holy grail’ of energy production, nuclear fusion has been touted as the...

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