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YouTube Will Reportedly Take On Twitch With Live eSports Streaming

03/25/2015, Last year there were rumors that Google was planning on acquiring Twitch but that did not happen due to alleged concerns over antitrust issues. Instead Amazon was the company that picked them up which we’re sure Google can’t be too happy with. That...

Twitch Resets Passwords After They Detected Unauthorized Access

03/23/2015, If you’re a streamer on Twitch or if you just like watching Twitch streams, don’t be alarmed if when you log into the website, you are prompted to change your password. This is because Twitch had recently detected unauthorized access to some Twitch...

TwitchCon 2015 Dates Confirmed

02/22/2015, Twitch has announced that the very first TwitchCon will be hosted in its hometown of San Francisco, California. The event has been described as a “celebration of all things Twitch.” Additional details about the event will be revealed as it...

Steam Broadcasting Is Now Open To All

01/20/2015, Last month Valve unveiled its move into video game streaming. It went after Twitch with a service of its own called Steam Broadcasting. Friends can use it to watch their friends play games, the public option allows anyone to tap into the stream, which...

Twitch Launches A Free Music Library For Broadcasters

01/15/2015, Gamers like to watch other gamers play. If this wasn’t true services like Twitch wouldn’t have taken off. Twitch really did take off, so much so that Amazon decided to buy it, and the game broadcasting service continues to grow. Twitch today...

Microsoft Studios Allows Users To Monetize Gameplay Footage

01/11/2015, Gameplay videos are increasingly becoming popular. There is a dedicated community of people who create and watch such videos, and it continues to grow with each passing day. Microsoft Studios has seen this trend and adapted accordingly. It will now allow...

Twitch Releases Major Xbox One Update

12/09/2014, Twitch users on Xbox One, get excited! Today the “biggest Xbox One update to date” has been released by Twitch. It comes with several new features that the community has been asking for, including but not limited to a more personal app...

Twitch Now Wants Broadcasters To Dress ‘Appropriately’

10/29/2014, Streaming gameplay while showing off your awesome physique on Twitch will no longer be acceptable courtesy of a change that Twitch has made in its Rules of Conduct. The new rules lay down the law, those who are using the service to stream gameplay must...

Amazon’s Acquisition Of Twitch Has Been Officially Completed

09/29/2014, According to a report back in August, it was announced that Amazon had acquired Twitch. Given that the acquisition was priced at $970 million, which makes it a pretty big deal, naturally there would be some time needed in order to clear it. Well it looks...

Malware Spread Through Twitch Chat Could Steal Steam Accounts

09/15/2014, They say that you should always be careful of people whom you meet and chat with online. This is because you never know who the other person might be and what they want with you. Well in the case of Twitch, a report from security firm F-Secure has...

Twitch.tv Hit By DDOS Attack

08/26/2014, It looks like the group known as the Lizzard Squad, who were the ones that claimed responsibility for the attack on Sony’s PS4 network which was an effort to raise awareness on how Sony should focus more on security in their services with all the...

Google Reportedly Passed On Twitch Due To Antitrust Concerns

08/26/2014, According to a report yesterday, it was revealed that Amazon was the one who had acquired Twitch. Earlier reports and rumors had claimed that Google was the one looking to acquire the company, and in one report it was even reportedly “confirmed” that...

Amazon Has Acquired Twitch

08/25/2014, There have been countless reports over the past few months that Google is going to buy Twitch, the popular video game streaming company. Even though it was reported earlier this month that the deal had been finalized for $1 billion, it looks like Google...