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How to Stream the Olympics for Free

The 2020 Olympics—which are taking place in 2021—have gotten off to a questionable start, beginning officially today against a backdrop of athletes testing positive for COVID-19 and a climate of unrest as many Japanese citizens have expressed that they don’t want the Games to continue.Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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Pokimane’s Immaculate Room Tour Has Twitch Streamers Showing Off Their Messy Bedrooms

What does it mean to be authentic on Twitch? Who is real and who is fake on a platform where everybody is a brand, but also where a cornerstone of that brand is the appearance of down-to-earth chillness? This is the implicit question of the week on Twitch, and it’s all thanks to Imane “Pokimane” […]

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Pokimane’s Immaculate Room Tour Has Twitch Streamers Showing Off Their Messy Bedrooms

What does it mean to be authentic on Twitch? Who is real and who is fake on a platform where everybody is a brand, but also where a cornerstone of that brand is the appearance of down-to-earth chillness? This is the implicit question of the week on Twitch, and it’s all thanks to Imane “Pokimane” […]

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Traverse global cities’ Top 25 charts with Apple Music’s newest feature

Apple Music cordially invites its users to take a musical vacation with its newest add-on, City Charts. Following the tech giant’s release of iOS 14.5, Apple has unveiled a fresh, aesthetically charming feature on its leading DSP. As the world remains divided nearing the end of a pandemic, Apple Music’s newest launch instills a new […]

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Traverse global cities’ Top 25 charts with Apple Music’s newest feature

Apple Music cordially invites its users to take a musical vacation with its newest add-on, City Charts. Following the tech giant’s release of iOS 14.5, Apple has unveiled a fresh, aesthetically charming feature on its leading DSP. As the world remains divided nearing the end of a pandemic, Apple Music’s newest launch instills a new […]

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How to Stream the 2021 Oscars

After a two-month pandemic delay, the 2021 Academy Awards will finally be handed out on Sunday, and the big question is: Does anyone care enough to watch—whether via live TV or online streaming?Considering how many of last year’s major films were bumped into 2021—which means no nominations for Steven Spielberg’s West…Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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Beatport becomes first digital music retailer to accept Bitcoin

Beatport announced that it will officially be accepting Bitcoin (BTC) as a form of payment on the site starting in June, becoming the first major digital music retailer to do so. Leveraging the continually increasing mainstream interest in cryptocurrency, Beatport’s new commitment to Bitcoin signals another major step in the music industry’s relatively recent dance […]

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Beatport becomes first digital music retailer to accept Bitcoin

Beatport announced that it will officially be accepting Bitcoin (BTC) as a form of payment on the site starting in June, becoming the first major digital music retailer to do so. Leveraging the continually increasing mainstream interest in cryptocurrency, Beatport’s new commitment to Bitcoin signals another major step in the music industry’s relatively recent dance […]

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Twitch’s ‘Hot Tub Meta’ Has Sparked Off Yet Another Debate About Women’s Attire

Twitch trends come and go, but one thing remains constant: the endless debate around what women should be allowed to wear on the platform. Now it comes in a summery new flavor: hot tub streams. Recently, streamers have declared these broadcasts the new “meta,” outraging the usual suspects—but also leading some female…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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Livestream Of Boulder Mass Shooting Raises Questions About What YouTube And Twitch Should Allow

Yesterday, a shooter opened fire at the King Soopers store in Boulder, Colorado and killed 10 people. Not long after the attack, a streamer, Dean Schiller, arrived on the scene and broadcast to an audience that topped out at nearly 30,000 concurrent viewers. The resulting video has been viewed over 650,000 times.…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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Livestream Of Boulder Mass Shooting Raises Questions About What YouTube And Twitch Should Allow

Yesterday, a shooter opened fire at the King Soopers store in Boulder, Colorado and killed 10 people. Not long after the attack, a streamer, Dean Schiller, arrived on the scene and broadcast to an audience that topped out at nearly 30,000 concurrent viewers. The resulting video has been viewed over 650,000 times.…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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Twitch Streamer Banned Twice In Two Days For Harassing Himself, Somehow

It might be an understatement to say that popular Minecraft YouTuber and streamer George “GeorgeNotFound’’ Davidson had a weird weekend. Within two days, he got banned from Twitch, possibly un-banned, definitely banned again, and unbanned (again?). Why? “Harassment via username,” according to Twitch. Problem is, the…Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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Dancing Astronaut and Toolroom Records announce inaugural female-focused #WeAreListening virtual event

On March 8, to celebrate International Women’s Day 2021, Toolroom Records has announced the inaugural run of #WeAreListening—a virtual event dedicated to the development and growth of female talent in the dance music industry. The single-day online event, taking place on April 8, will feature a broad range of panels and seminars, covering topics such […]

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Dancing Astronaut and Toolroom Records announce inaugural female-focused #WeAreListening virtual event

On March 8, to celebrate International Women’s Day 2021, Toolroom Records has announced the inaugural run of #WeAreListening—a virtual event dedicated to the development and growth of female talent in the dance music industry. The single-day online event, taking place on April 8, will feature a broad range of panels and seminars, covering topics such […]

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CodeMiko Is The Future Of Streaming, Unless Twitch Bans Her First

CodeMiko is nervous. I can tell because she tells me. “This is, like, my first interview ever,” she says over a Discord call. “I’m sorry, I’m a little shy.” It’s December of 2020, and Miko’s entire life is about to change.Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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CodeMiko Is The Future Of Streaming, Unless Twitch Bans Her First

CodeMiko is nervous. I can tell because she tells me. “This is, like, my first interview ever,” she says over a Discord call. “I’m sorry, I’m a little shy.” It’s December of 2020, and Miko’s entire life is about to change.Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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CodeMiko Is The Future Of Streaming, Unless Twitch Bans Her First

CodeMiko is nervous. I can tell because she tells me. “This is, like, my first interview ever,” she says over a Discord call. “I’m sorry, I’m a little shy.” It’s December of 2020, and Miko’s entire life is about to change.Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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SoundCloud becomes first streaming platform to embrace fan-powered royalties

SoundCloud has introduced “fan-powered royalties,” a new strategy that will revamp the way the streaming platform distributes money to its artists. The fan-powered royalty model of payouts is driven directly by an artist’s fan base. With this move, each listener’s subscription or advertising revenue is distributed among the artists that they listen to (rather than […]

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Twitch’s First Transparency Report Is A Start, But Streamers Want More

Today, Twitch released its first-ever transparency report, a lengthy, stat-based look at the platform’s safety initiatives over the past year. It contains some interesting, albeit granular, information about Twitch’s efforts to cut down on hateful conduct, sexual harassment, and even terrorist propaganda. But it also…Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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