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Why Amazon spent $970 million to buy Twitch

Vox - 25 Aug 2014
Twitch is a startup best known for Twitch.tv, a live streaming platform that lets people stream their favorite video games. So it is, in essence, a service that allows people to watch other people play video games. Does that sound odd to you? Well ...

Meet the streamers using Twitch to pay for college

The Verge - 16 Aug 2017
As she neared 24 straight hours of playing Dead Space, Kaitlyn Richelle watched in shock as a $250 donation flashed across her screen. “That's the goal,” she shouted. “That's the tuition.” She paused her Twitch stream, struggling to get a full sentence ...

Twitch gamers live-stream their vital signs to keep fans hooked

New Scientist - 15 Aug 2017
Roughly 10 million people tune in every day to watch the more than 2 million people who stream their games on platforms like the Amazon-owned Twitch. Many of these live‑streamers hope to make it to professional e-sports contests, where the big names ...

Twitch To Run Classic Game Show 'Starcade' For Next Marathon

Bleeding Cool News - 16 Aug 2017
Now those episodes are getting their own marathon on Twitch at the end of the month. As previously announced at SDCC, for six days from August 28 until September 3, Geek & Sundry's Erika Ishii will be hosting the event live on the social media ...

Twitch — Changing face of gaming

Deccan Chronicle - 15 Aug 2017
Off late YouTube had started gaining ground on the popular game streaming platform Twitch with its dedicated YouTube Gaming section and exclusive coverage of gaming events like E3 and ever-growing number of stream, however it seems Twitch isn't even ...

Twitch's desktop app is here — and it's got a few issues

TNW - 10 Aug 2017
Twitch today released the full version of its desktop app, taking it out of the public beta it's been in since March. A retooled version of the Curse app, it has several features the in-browser version of the site doesn't support. For starters, it has ...

How Those Most Affected Feel About Twitch's Lax Moderation

Kotaku UK (blog) - 15 Aug 2017
The best way to get an idea of what's going on is to speak to those in the firing line, so today we're focusing on those most affected by Twitch's lack of moderation oversight and action. We spoke to both successful streamers with large audiences and ...

Get 5 Overwatch loot boxes free with Twitch Prime

Android Central - 11 Aug 2017
The loot boxes come from Twitch Prime, which is included with an Amazon Prime membership. You can still get the Overwatch Golden Loot Box that was released previously, and you can expect 5 more loot boxes to be released in October. This deal is good ...

How To Get Free Overwatch Loot Boxes With Twitch Prime Membership

Comicbook.com - 13 Aug 2017
Overwatch and Twitch have a special deal going on at the moment where players can earn themselves five loot boxes and a special golden loot box for being an Amazon/Twitch Prime member. Earning the loot boxes couldn't be easier if you're already an ...

Fast Twitch Grandma Offers A Platform For Health And Fitness

Coronado Eagle and Journal - 14 Aug 2017
Before founding Fast Twitch Grandma digital media platform, Davies worked as a prosecutor for Canada's Department of Justice, then worked in banking and for the UN Foundation. Originally from Ontario, Canada, Davies has lived in New York City with her ...

The top Twitch clip involves a horror game and Jack Daniels

Engadget - 27 Jul 2017
Tom Wheldon started streaming on Twitch as JurassicJunkieLive two months ago. He was an intrepid tinkerer and a veteran video creator who started making YouTube videos before it was the cool kids' multi-million-dollar industry. Wheldon regularly ...

Twitch Desktop App Final released

Ghacks Technology News - 13 Aug 2017
Twitch, owned by Amazon, is a streaming platform; probably the most popular platform right now when it comes to gaming related streams. While the bulk of streams on Twitch show people playing games, the platform hosts gaming video logs (vlogs ...

A gamer channel on Amazon's Twitch sends the trolls packing

The Seattle Times - 22 Jul 2017
Every week without fail, some viewers of Misscliks, a channel on the video-game streaming platform Twitch, pipe up with sexist or misogynistic comments. As the channel live-streams shows where hosts engage in activities like playing the “Dungeons ...

Lawbreakers: How to Unlock the Twitch Prime Skin

Heavy.com - 08 Aug 2017
In order to unlock this skin, you need to link your Twitch account to Amazon Prime which will then allow you to link it to your Lawbreaker's account. First go to Twitch here and combine these two accounts by simply entering your email and password when ...

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