Hacker Leaks Twitch Source Code and User Information

An anonymous hacker has reportedly leaked data from the video game streaming platform Twitch on 4chan including its source code and user payout information. The unnamed hacker posted a 125GB torrent link that contained Twitch’s source code, content creator payouts, …

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Chinese Tech Company Deploys Facial Recognition to Stop Minors from Gaming All Night

Chinese tech company Tencent announced on July 6 that it is deploying facial recognition to stop minors in China from playing mobile games excessively. In a statement posted on China’s QQ messaging service, Tencent said that it has launched a …

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University of Tokyo Begins Joint Research With “Edutainment” Company

The University of Tokyo Graduate School of Interdisciplinary Information Studies announced a partnership with AEON Fantasy to begin research into video game learning. AEON is currently promoting an “edutainment” experience, which it hopes to improve with the help of researchers …

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