Life

Forget tweeting and selfies: What the Internet really wants is to watch you eat

Published by Channel NewsAsia VIDEOS with the hashtag “whatieatinaday” have been viewed more than 7 billion times on TikTok. The Financial Times’ Elaine Moore digs into the global phenomenon. MUKBANG videos always start with the food. Heaps of bright red crab legs or bowls of glistening noodles sit close to the camera. Behind them, the

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Technology

Multiple global websites down amid widespread Internet outage

By Channel NewsAsia and agencies SEVERAL international websites were down today (June 8), including Amazon, Reddit, CNN, The Guardian and The New York Times. Error messages appeared on the websites at around 1000 GMT (5pm Thai time). Some reports pointed to a glitch at US-based cloud computing services provider Fastly. Most of Fastly’s coverage areas

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Business Technology

Wall Street will never be the same again

(New York) – This week, the biggest story in the financial markets is the absurdist, (pretty-sure-I-hallucinated-it) drama involving GameStop, a struggling video game retailer that became the rope in a high-stakes tug of war between Wall Street suits and a crusading internet mob. The simplest explanation for what happened is that a bunch of hyper-online

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