Technology

Twitch confirms it was hacked after its source code and secrets leak out

Twitch has confirmed that it has suffered a major data breach, and that a hacker accessed the company’s servers thanks to a misconfiguration change. “We can confirm a breach has taken place,” says a Twitch spokesperson on Twitter. “Our teams are working with urgency to understand the extent of this. We will update the community […]

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Statues from British garden identified as ancient Egyptian, sell for $265,510

A pair of statues from a British garden initially were believed to be 18th-century replicas of Egyptian artifacts, but fetched $265,510 at an auction after they were suspected to be thousands of years old. Mander Auctioneers said a couple moving out of their Sudbury, England, home contacted the auction house to sell off items from […]

Sport

Could the Jaguars fire Urban Meyer “for cause”?

Before Jaguars owner Shad Khan issued a statement strongly suggesting that he won’t be firing coach Urban Meyer, rumors and speculation were building as to whether Khan would try to fire Meyer “for cause.” It’s still a possibility. While Khan may hope that Meyer will quit (and in turn waive his right to ongoing pay) […]

Lifestyle

More accurately identifying colorectal cancer through microbiome composition

In order to study colorectal cancer more efficiently, microbiome scientists from the University of Tartu have been able to characterize microbiome composition from sample tubes used in colorectal cancer screening for testing fecal occult blood. Epidemiological data suggest that the incidence of colorectal cancer is expected to increase 60% by 2030 due to population aging […]

Business

Nvidia offers EU concessions over $54 billion Arm deal

Nvidia (NVDA.O) has offered concessions in a bid to secure EU antitrust approval for its $54 billion acquisition of British chip designer Arm, a European Commission filing showed on Wednesday. The deal announced by world’s biggest maker of graphics and AI chips last year has sparked concerns in the semiconductor industry over whether Arm could […]

Technology

iOS 15: How To Set Up Custom Background On Safari With Apple’s Latest iPhone Feature

Apple’s latest operating system for iPhone, iOS 15, arrived on September 20 and is available to download. If you have already updated your iPhone to iOS 15, probably you are exploring the cool new features of the brand-new operating system. From LiveText to SharePlay, iOS 15 offers a lot of fun. But if you are […]

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British farmer spots white wallaby on the loose

A British farmer planting barley in his field captured video when he spotted something surprising — a white wallaby hopping loose. Jack Smith, 19, said he was planting barley Tuesday in his field near Kenilworth, England, when he saw the unusual animal. “I saw it in the hedge and thought it was a rabbit or […]

Sport

Texans to waive Anthony Miller

The Texans are making another move at wide receiver. Per Aaron Wilson of Sports Talk 790, Houston is waiving receiver Anthony Miller. The club acquired Miller at the start of training camp from Chicago in exchange for a 2022 fifth-round pick. Miller has appeared in just two games, catching four passes for 20 yards with […]

Lifestyle

Don’t wear earphones all day – your ears need to breathe

Wireless earphone sales are booming, with Apple alone selling an estimated 100 million sets of AirPods in 2020. Being untethered from our phones or devices means we are likely to wear earphones for longer periods. As a result, you might notice your ears feeling more sticky or waxy. Is this common? And what happens to […]

Business

BMW invests in lithium technology startup Lilac Solutions

BMW (BMWG.DE) said on Wednesday it will invest in lithium technology startup Lilac Solutions Inc to support more-efficient ways to produce the electric vehicle battery metal. Privately-held Lilac is part of a growing number of technology developers seeking to extract lithium from saltwater brines faster, cheaper and with less water than evaporation ponds, which have […]