Oct 22nd 2020
Tech News Weekly 156
AOC is Among Us on Twitch
The failure of Quibi, Phantom Secure, AR Mario Kart in your living room.
- Joseph Cox from Motherboard details a lengthy voyage of Phantom Secure, a secure smartphone service that catered to and participated in the criminal underground.
- Mario Kart is coming to your living room! Rebecca Spear from iMore tested the new Mario Kart Live kit and shows why it makes such a good toy for humans and cats.
- Quibi failed fast and hard, and Josh Constine from SignalFire has thought extensively about why it wasn't able to capitalize on the opportunity that shelter-in-place provides for video streaming services.
- Twitch saw Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez nearly break live streaming records while playing Among Us, and Kyle Orland from Ars Technica dissects what that means for the upcoming election.
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- Content Density: Why TikToks Trounce Stories
- AOC Makes Explosive Twitch Debut With Over 435,000 Among Us Viewers
- Twitch Blasts Streamers With Vague, Unhelpful DMCA Takedown Emails