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Amazon Scores Game-Video Site Twitch For $970M

After months of negotiating with Google's YouTube unit for an acquisition, popular online-video site Twitch Interactive instead was bought today by Amazon, for a reported price of $970 million. The site is only three years old, but exploded in size as a g.....»»

Category: topSource: deadlineMar 15th, 2019

Twitch Hooks Into YouTube for Live Broadcast Alerts

Internet videogame-broadcasting company Twitch announced a new partnership with YouTube, under which the Google-owned site will issue alerts when Twitch users begin streaming videos. The Twitch Live Annotations feature generates a promotional alert th.....»»

Category: topSource: varietyJun 20th, 2014

Why Amazon Acquired Twitch (Video)

Monday’s news that Amazon had purchased videogame streaming service Twitch came out of nowhere, leaving question as to what the online retailer wanted out of the acquisition. Andrew Wallenstein, editor-in-chief, digital, at Variety, explains in the .....»»

Category: topSource: varietyMar 11th, 2019

Google Seals Deal to Buy Twitch for $1 Billion: Report

Google has finally clinched a deal to buy videogame-broadcasting company Twitch for $1 billion, VentureBeat reported, citing anonymous sources. Variety first reported in May that Google had reached a preliminary pact to acquire Twitch for $1 billion in .....»»

Category: topSource: varietyMay 6th, 2019

Why Google Wants to Hitch Twitch and YouTube

Google is poised to get its mitts on Twitch. But the billion-dollar acquisition isn’t just about live-streaming videogame play, as robust as Twitch’s large and fast-growing audience is. In the long run, the deal would pave the way for YouTub.....»»

Category: topSource: varietyMay 21st, 2014

Google Buys Gamer Video Site Twitch.TV For $1 Billion: Report

The Google deal for Twitch.TV, rumbled around in Silicon Valley for months, now finally is cinched at around $1 billion — but not officially announced, according to the tech investor site VentureBeat. If true, the deal would bring into the Google fo.....»»

Category: topSource: deadlineMay 5th, 2019

Twitch Shuts Down Justin.tv Live-Streaming Video Site

Twitch, the videogame-streaming service that Google is in the process of acquiring for $1 billion, has pulled the plug on Justin.tv. Justin.tv, a website designed for users to “lifecast” themselves with online video, was launched in 2007. After vide.....»»

Category: topSource: varietyApr 17th, 2019

Happy Little Nostalgia Alert: Every Episode of The Joy of Painting With Bob Ross Is Streaming on Twitch!

Happy throwback Thursday! Twitch, a social video site for gamers, will be streaming every single episode of The Joy of Painting, featuring lovable, bearded palette-wielder Bob Ross,........»»

Category: peopleSource: eonlineNov 1st, 2015

Amazon Sets Release Date, Titles For Third Pilot Season

Amazon will debut its  third pilot season August 28 on Amazon Instant Video in the US and the UK as well as Amazon’s instant video app . Once again, customers will be invited to give feedback. Amazon is making five pilots available: The Cosmopolita.....»»

Category: topSource: deadlineApr 8th, 2019

After Twitch, Is Ustream the Next Billion-Dollar Target?

The $970 million in cash Amazon is paying to purchase Twitch isn’t just good news for the founders of the company that live-streams people playing videogames. Another player that’s quietly operated in the wings, Ustream, could now also benefit and.....»»

Category: topSource: varietyAug 28th, 2014

Amazon to buy video game streaming platform Twitch

NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon is hoping to become the ESPN of video games......»»

Category: topSource: yahooAug 25th, 2014

Twitch Strikes Three-Year Multi-Million Dollar Deal With Mobile Esports Developer

Twitch and Super Evil Megacorp, the makers behind mobile esport game “Vainglory,” have inked a three-year partnership. This new partnership, the first of its kind for a mobile esport on the streaming website, includes a multi-million dollar in.....»»

Category: topSource: varietyMar 31st, 2016

Google to Acquire Live Streaming Service Twitch for $1 Billion (Report)

San Francisco-based Twitch is a live streaming platform that allows people to broadcast their video gaming to online audiences. read more.....»»

Category: topSource: hollywoodreporterMay 6th, 2019

Amazon Launches Free, Short-Form Video Site Aimed at Boosting Product Sales

Amazon has expanded into short-form online video, launching a destination stocked with 100,000 free clips aimed primarily at driving up e-commerce sales, as well as generating incremental revenue through video ads. Over the past few weeks, Amazon quie.....»»

Category: topSource: varietyMay 4th, 2019

Allison Holker Shares First Photo Of Her & Stephen "tWitch" Boss" Newborn Son

Say hello to Baby Boss! Allison Holker and her husband, Stephen "tWitch" Boss, have officially introduced their newborn son to the world......»»

Category: moviesSource: accesshollywoodApr 14th, 2016

Allison Holker & Stephen "tWitch" Boss Welcome Baby Boy

Baby "Boss" is here! Allison Holker and Stephen "tWitch" Boss welcomed their first child together on Easter Sunday, Access Hollywood has confirmed......»»

Category: moviesSource: accesshollywoodApr 5th, 2016

Allison Holker & Stephen "tWitch" Boss Reveal Baby"s Gender With Sweet Photo

Allison Holker and Stephen "tWitch" Boss have a "#BabyBossBoy" on the way!.....»»

Category: tvSource: accesshollywoodJan 21st, 2017

Stephen "tWitch" Boss Shows Off Dance Moves, Talks "SYTYCD" Finale

"So You Think You Can Dance" all-star Stephen "tWitch" Boss recently stopped by Universal Studios Hollywood to teach "Extra's" Renee Bargh some dance moves......»»

Category: topSource: accesshollywoodMar 2nd, 2015

YouTube to Acquire Videogame-Streaming Service Twitch for $1 Billion: Sources

Google’s YouTube has reached a deal to buy Twitch, a popular videogame-streaming company, for more than $1 billion, according to sources familiar with the pact. The deal, in an all-cash offer, is expected to be announced imminently, sources said. If.....»»

Category: topSource: varietyMay 18th, 2014

DeadlineNow Morning Report: Colbert’s Amazon Boycott; NHL Final Down On NBC; Denzel & Fuqua Reuniting (Video)

Click here to view the embedded video. Related: Stephen Colbert Declares War On Amazon (Video) RATINGS RAT RACE: NBC’s Stanley Cup Final Game 1 Scores Night’s Biggest Number MGM Looking To Re-Team Denzel Washington And Antoine Fuqua In ‘Magnificent .....»»

Category: topSource: deadlineJun 5th, 2014

Bestselling Authors Ask Amazon To End Dispute with Hachette; 'No Bookseller ... - KpopStarz

SFGateBestselling Authors Ask Amazon To End Dispute with Hachette; 'No Bookseller ...KpopStarzBestselling authors and writers are up in arms against international retailer Amazon in its contract dispute with publisher Hachette Book Group. Amazon in re.....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsApr 9th, 2019