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A 13-year-old girl makes as much as $1,000 a day creating ASMR videos, as YouTube works to keep its child stars safe

Life of Mak/YouTubeMackenna Kelly, the star of the “Life with MaK” ASMR YouTube channel.Life of Mak/YouTube ASMR, short for autonomous sensory meridian response, is a phenomenon where certain soft whispering or tapping sounds cause a tingly sensation in some people. It’s become a whole YouTube phenomenon. A new report from Wired UK found an overlooked […]

Emerging Tech

Caltech sees supernovae, black holes ‘Ned Stark’ and ‘Jon Snow’ shredding stars

A new astronomical project, the Zwicky Transient Facility (ZTF), is surveying the sky from California Institute of Technology (Caltech)’s  Palomar Observatory near San Diego, California, and has released its first set of results since it began operations in March 2018. The instrument has observed more than one billion of the stars in the Milky Way […]

Mobile

Sensor Tower: Monster Strike, Brawl Stars stand out on mobile in December 2018

It was another Merry Christmas for Mixi, as Monster Strike once again led the revenue estimates from December according to Sensor Tower, a mobile market research firm. Supercell also partook in this holiday cheer, with its latest game, Brawl Stars, leading the download estimates. And Fortnite just keeps chugging along. Mobile gaming should’ve raked in more […]