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Trump might ban TikTok — here's what experts who pored through its code and privacy policies say about its security

The Trump administration has said it is considering banning TikTok, claiming that it hoovers up user data and is owned by a Chinese company as a national security threat. The geopolitics of US-China relations makes it hard to know whether TikTok is actually any more intrusive than social media platforms like Facebook, or whether this is a ploy by the US to gall China. Business Insider spoke to two experts who said that while TikTok has shown some security issues, its privacy policy suggests it...
Tags: Apple, Google, Facebook, Hong Kong, Europe, Instagram, China, Singapore, Disney, US, Trends, European Union, Beijing, Reddit, Chinese communist party, Wall Street Journal


Gaming megastar Ninja said he's deleting TikTok

Streaming superstar Tyler "Ninja" Blevins tweeted he's deleting TikTok. "Hopefully a less intrusive company (data farming) that isn't owned by China can recreate the concept legally," Blevins said. This week Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and President Trump both said a US ban on TikTok, which is owned by Chinese company ByteDance, is being considered. While Pompeo cited national security fears, while Trump suggested it would be a way to punish China for the coronavirus pandemic. Visit Busine...
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Ninja Played Fortnite on YouTube, and the Gaming World Lost Its Mind

The buzz that Tyler Blevins, also known as Ninja, generated by streaming on a new platform showed the power famous content creators have in the video game industry.
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As LA public schools plan for fall, calls grow for improved online learning

As the coronavirus pandemic shows little signs of slowing down, calls are growing for the Los Angeles Unified School District to improve upon a hastily launched system of online learning for the coming academic year. A report compiled by parent advocacy organization Speak Up found the district’s distance-learning program has been “inconsistent at best and discriminatory at worst.” The report added that live online instruction, mandatory grades and consistent scheduling are critical to online sch...
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Mixer’s Sudden Shutdown Has Streamers Scrambling To Reboot Their Careers On Twitch

Earlier this week, Microsoft abruptly announced that its game-centric livestreaming platform, Mixer, is not long for this world. After paying top dollar to scoop up household names like Tyler “Ninja” Blevins and Michael “Shroud” Grzesiek last year, Mixer will be no more as of next month. Suddenly, streamers who’ve…Read more...
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More than 12 million players tuned in for Travis Scott's 'Fortnite' event. That's roughly the same size as the average 'Monday Night Football' audience.

Rapper Travis Scott drew 12.3 million players to an in-game "Fortnite" concert on Thursday night, roughly as many as the average "Monday Night Football" audience.  Scott debuted a new song as part of a three-day tour within the game. Following the event, Scott posted on Twitter that it was "honestly one of the most inspiring days." "Fortnite" hosted its first concert last year when 10 million players tuned in to watch electronic DJ Marshmello perform a 10-minute set.  Visit Business Insider's ...
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Is a Pro Video Game Streamer the Most Coronavirus-Proof Job in the World?

Pro video game streamers are used to spending their days in isolation. And a huge new audience is at home to watch them play.
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How to Make Money on Twitch in 2020

It’s probably a good thing that Twitch wasn’t around when I was growing up. If you had told me that I could make $20,000 per month on Twitch, I would have given up everything and given it a shot. Popular Twitch players receive money from fans who want to watch them play. The players stream video of themselves playing games, and those who watch them play donate money directly, purchase subscriptions, or watch ads. A player with one of the biggest followings, Richard “Tyler” Blevins, reportedly ma...
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The Truth About Alligators in the Sewers of New York

Sightings over the decades have lent an air of legitimacy to the century-old urban myth. Here’s how it all started.
Tags: New York, News, Pets, New York City, Alligators, Michael, Thomas, Pynchon, Blevins, Sewers and Sewage, Tyler (1991-, Myths and Mythical Creatures, Your-feed-onlyinnewyork, Miscione


A leaked video shows the head of Microsoft's competitor to Amazon's Twitch telling employees to stay positive, not 'complain and nag' (MSFT)

Business Insider obtained a video excerpt of new Microsoft Mixer General Manager Shilpa Yadla's town hall last week with employees. Her comments seem to indicate some discontent among Mixer employees, who she urged to focus on the positives of the business, which competes with Amazon's Twitch. "Either you want to complain and nag or whatever and feel negative about everything," Yadla said in the video. "I cannot tolerate negativity," she also said. Yadla's comments come at a time of transition...
Tags: Amazon, Microsoft, Trends, Business Insider, Peter Drucker, Blevins, Matt Salsamendi, James Boehm, Tyler Ninja Blevins, Michael Shroud Grzesiek, Shilpa Yadla, Yadla, Karoly Takacs Takacs


Twitch to top 40 million US viewers next year, forecast says

Twitch, the Amazon-owned streaming service for gamers, is poised to surpass 40 million monthly active viewers in the U.S. as of next year, according to a new forecast from eMarketer out on Thursday. By 2023, it will reach 47 million viewers. Currently, the analyst firm estimates Twitch has 37.5 million viewers in the U.S. who tune in to watch at least once per month. Officially, Twitch reports it has more than 3 million active monthly creators and over 15 million average daily streamers, per its...
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Twitch to top 40 million U.S. viewers next year, forecast says

Twitch, the Amazon-owned streaming service for gamers, is poised to surpass 40 million monthly active viewers in the U.S. as of next year, according to a new forecast from eMarketer out on Thursday. By 2023, it will reach 47 million viewers. Currently, the analyst firm estimates Twitch has 37.5 million viewers in the U.S. who tune in to watch at least once per month. Officially, Twitch reports it has over 3 million active monthly creators and over 15 million average daily streamers, per its own ...
Tags: Amazon, Gaming, Media, Microsoft, Tech, Streaming, Jeremy, Fire TV, Jack, Twitch, Michael, Ronda Rousey, Emarketer, Gamers, Wang, Tyler


This 28-year-old makes $500,000 every month playing 'Fortnite' — here's how he does it

Tyler "Ninja" Blevins is the most popular professional gamer in the world and he's earned millions live streaming from his home on a daily basis. Ninja's success is intertwined with the popularity of "Fortnite: Battle Royale," a free game with more than 250 million players worldwide. In August 2019, Ninja agreed to an exclusive streaming deal with Microsoft's Mixer. He will reportedly be paid $20 million to $30 million over three years to keep his broadcasts on Mixer.   Ninja hit over 1 mill...
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Ninja reportedly got paid between $20 million and $30 million by Microsoft to leave Amazon's Twitch streaming service

In August 2019, Tyler "Ninja" Blevins announced a precedent-setting deal to leave Amazon's Twitch streaming platform and exclusively stream on Microsoft's Mixer. Since Blevins left Twitch, a steady stream of other high-profile names have left the service or signed exclusivity deals with its competitors. The terms of the deal are, thus far, unknown — but a new report says Microsoft paid Blevins "between $20 and $30 million" for a multi-year exclusivity deal. Visit Business Insider's homepage fo...
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Giants add three more players to big league camp as non-roster invitees

The Giants invited three more veterans to spring training as non-roster invitees, and did so in areas where they're expected to have heated position battles. Left-handed reliever Jerry Blevins, right-handed starter Tyson Ross and catcher Rob Brantly all will be in camp next month, giving the Giants 21 non-roster players. The additions of Ross and Blevins had previously been reported.
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Photos: Remembering Neil Peart of Rush at 2011 Gibson Amphitheatre performance

Were you there? On June 20, 2011, Gene Blevins photographed Rush at the now demolished Gibson Amphitheatre at Universal City Walk. In his series of photos, he captured the energy of the band on stage, including renowned drummer Neil Peart, who died Tuesday of brain cancer in Santa Monica at age 67. “It was so awesome, just to hear the thumps,” Blevins remembered. Blevins, a fan of the band, said the drums were like a work of art. He remembered heading down to the pit area in front of  the stage,...
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Why Twitch Is Still the King of Live Game Streaming

Facebook, Microsoft, Twitter and others are spending millions on video game streaming to compete with Amazon’s Twitch in a fight to court millennials.
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Microsoft platform lands another major esports personality

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Microsoft’s livestreaming service has added another major gamer two months after prying Tyler “Ninja” Blevins away from Amazon’s Twitch. Michael “Shroud” Grzesiek announced Thursday he is leaving Twitch and YouTube behind and will stream exclusively on Mixer. Blevins joined Mixer in August in a surprising move. The face of Fortnite had […]
Tags: Amazon, News, Microsoft, Youtube, Sports, Los Angeles, Ap, Blevins, Fortnite, Tyler Ninja Blevins, Michael Shroud Grzesiek


A top 'Fortnite' player who won more than $500,000 is suing his team over an 'oppressive' contract. Here's why other YouTubers are taking notice.

Professional gamer Turner "Tfue" Tenney is suing his former team, FaZe Clan over a contract that he calls "oppressive and predatory." Tenney has won more than $500,000 playing "Fortnite" in tournaments, and is one of the most popular players in the world. He has more than 10 million subscribers on YouTube, and another six million followers on Twitch. The lawsuit alleges that Tenney's contract allowed FaZe Clan to retain up to 80 percent of Tenney's earnings from sponsored advertisements, and t...
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The world's most popular gamer surprised his mom with a heartfelt thank-you letter for her endless support

Tyler "Ninja" Blevins is the world's most famous gamer. Ninja earns as much as $500,000 a month playing "Fortnite" for millions of followers, and was named to Time Magazine's list of 100 most influential people. In honor of Mother's Day, ESPN's SportsCenter asked Ninja to write a letter to his mother thanking her for taking care of him and his siblings. As he finished reading the letter aloud, Ninja's mom Cynthia Blevins surprised him on camera with a hug. Visit Business Insider's homepage for...
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Needing help in pen, Braves trade for A's Blevins

The Braves acquired left-hander Jerry Blevins from the Athletics for cash considerations.
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Braves acquire veteran left-hander Blevins from Oakland

ATLANTA (AP) — The Atlanta Braves have acquired left-hander Jerry Blevins from the Oakland Athletics for cash considerations. The 35-year-old Blevins has joined the Braves for Sunday’s game against the Colorado Rockies. To make room for Blevins on the roster, Atlanta has optioned right-hander Wes Parsons to Triple-A Gwinnett and transferred right-hander Arodys Vizcaíno to […]
Tags: News, Sports, Atlanta, Ap, Oakland Athletics, Oakland, Atlanta Braves, Colorado Rockies, Braves, Blevins, Jerry Blevins, Arodys Vizcaino, Wes Parsons


Samsung brings K-Pop iKONIK Fortnite Outfit, Scenario emote for Galaxy S10 series

 After revealing Fortnite streaming legend, Tyler “Ninja” Blevins of the highly coveted iKONIK outfit and Scenario emote within Fortnite, Samsung has announced the new outfit and emote will become available March 8, 2019, exclusively to owners of Galaxy S10, S10+, and S10e. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vHz1IcOeVcg The new iKONIK outfit and Scenario emote within Fortnite is inspired by Jung Chanwoo from the K-Pop band, iKON. As said, the access to the iKONIK outfit and Scenario emote will be...
Tags: News, Samsung, Blogging, Tyler, Blevins, K-pop, Ninja, Fortnite, Galaxy S10, Fortnite Samsung, Jung Chanwoo, New York City 's Meatpacking


Blevins says he has felt at home returning to the A’s

MESA, Ariz. (AP) — Jerry Blevins didn’t know many of his new Oakland Athletics teammates yet the left-handed reliever said he has felt right at home returning to the team with which he broke into the big leagues back in 2007. The 35-year-old Blevins rejoined Oakland when he signed a minor league contract earlier this […]
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A’s bring back lefty reliever Blevins on minor league deal

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Left-handed reliever Jerry Blevins has agreed to a minor league contract to rejoin the Oakland Athletics, a deal that includes an invite to big league camp at spring training. If added to the 40-man roster, Blevins would earn a $1.5 million salary when in the big leagues. The 35-year-old went 3-2 […]
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A's bring back lefty reliever Blevins on minor league deal

Left-handed reliever Jerry Blevins has agreed to a minor league contract to rejoin the Oakland Athletics, a deal that includes an invite to big league camp at spring training            [Author: AP]
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Source: Blevins gets minor league deal from A's

Left-handed reliever Jerry Blevins has agreed to a minor league contract with the Oakland Athletics, a source confirmed to ESPN.
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The Curious Case Of A Firm Hired By Lundergan Grimes For Election Security

When Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes hired a firm called CyberScout to address the state’s election security, she was putting her faith in a company that had never tackled such a challenge and had drawn opposition from her staff. They questioned both the hiring process — and the results. In the months after the 2016 elections, state election administrators spent millions of dollars investigating and addressing the cyber intrusions that had penetrated voting systems in dozens of st...
Tags: News, Colorado, California, Kentucky, Tom Watson, Ohio, Grimes, Herald, Department Of Homeland Security, Matt Bevin, Board, State, Clark, Adam Levin, Levin, Hodge


Apple considered Samsung, MediaTek 5G modems for 2019 iPhones

Apple said to have held talks with Samsung Electronics and MediaTek Inc. along with existing vendor Intel Corp to supply 5G modem chips for 2019 iPhones, according to an Apple executive’s testimony at a trial between Qualcomm Inc and the U.S. Federal Trade Commission.  Apple, between 2011 and 2016, relied on Qualcomm as the sole supplier of chips which helped iPhones connect to wireless networks. However, in 2016 the company split its business Intel and Qualcomm, and in 2018, it completely mo...
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Fortnite Star Ninja Says He Raked in Millions of Dollars Last Year

In case you needed another reminder that Fortnite was the biggest game of 2018, esports star Ninja says he racked up millions of dollars playing it last year. From a report: Tyler Blevins, aka Ninja, told CNN in a story Monday that he made nearly $10 million last year playing Fortnite: Battle Royale. Blevins has more than 12.5 million followers on game streaming service Twitch and more than 20 million subscribers on streaming giant YouTube. The professional gamer told CNN he made most of his for...
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