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Joshua Brustein / Businessweek:
Why Amazon wants Twitch: advertising, owning video content people like and engage with   —  Why Amazon Is Paying $1 Billion to Help People Watch Video Games  —  For months Twitch, the video game streaming service, was supposedly putting the finishing touches on a deal with Google.
Aug 25, 2014, 6:15 PMIn context
Amazon.com:
Amazon acquiring Twitch for $970M in cash   —  Amazon.com to Acquire Twitch  —  Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) today announced that it has reached an agreement to acquire Twitch Interactive, Inc., the leading live video platform for gamers.  In July, more than 55 million unique visitors viewed …
Aug 25, 2014, 4:12 PMIn context
Douglas MacMillan / Wall Street Journal:
Amazon to Buy Video Site Twitch for $970 Million   —  Amazon.com Inc. AMZN +0.19% has agreed to acquire Twitch, a live-streaming service for videogame players, for approximately $970 million in cash.  The acquisition could help Amazon bolster its position in the fast-growing business …
Aug 25, 2014, 1:57 PMIn context
Eric P. Newcomer / The Information:
Amazon has been in late-stage talks to acquire video game streaming site Twitch   —  Amazon to Acquire Twitch for $970 Million  —  Amazon.com announced Monday that it had agreed to acquire video site Twitch for $970 million in cash, the latest sign of the e-commerce giant's expansive ambitions in video entertainment.
Aug 25, 2014, 1:10 PMIn context
Jason Del Rey / Re/code:
Aim of Amazon's in-store payment system may be to allow brick and mortar shops to sell on Amazon's online store   —  Here's How Amazon Might Take Over Brick-and-Mortar Retail  —  The recent launch of Amazon's in-store credit card reader and checkout software was one of Jeff Bezos's …
Aug 24, 2014, 8:35 PMIn context
Blair Hanley Frank / GeekWire:
OnBeep raises $6.25 million to create a Star Trek-style communicator device   —  OnBeep, a San Francisco startup founded by Chef co-founder and former Amazon Availability Program Manager Jesse Robbins, has raised a series A funding round worth $6.25 million.  The money will be used to fund …
Aug 24, 2014, 8:20 PMIn context
Wall Street Journal:
Amazon preparing ad program similar to AdWords, will replace Google ads on site   —  Amazon Prepares Online Advertising Program  —  Retailer Developing Ad Sales Program in a Challenge to Google and Microsoft  —  Amazon.com Inc. is gearing up to more directly challenge Google Inc. 's dominance …
Aug 22, 2014, 7:35 PMIn context
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
Amazon Now Piloting CPM Ads With Select Amazon Associates Publishers   —  Amazon has launched a display ad network, in the form of Amazon CPM ads, to members of its online affiliates program, Amazon Associates.  Select members of the program have recently been invited to test the new advertising option …
Aug 22, 2014, 5:10 PMIn context
Laurie Burkitt / Wall Street Journal:
Amazon.com Coming to Shanghai's Free-Trade Zone   —  Move Would Allow Retailer to Sell More Merchandise From Abroad Within China  —  BEIJING— Amazon.com Inc. said it plans to set up operations in Shanghai's new free-trade zone, a major move that will allow it to sell more merchandise …
Aug 20, 2014, 2:55 PMIn context
Donna Tam / CNET:
AT&T exclusivity stunting Fire Phone growth, study suggests   —  Consumer are adopting Amazon's flagship phone at a much slower rate than other smartphones, but that's to be expected, since it's only offered so far on AT&T, Chitika Insights says.  —  James Martin/CNET  —  It's a good thing Amazon enjoys the long game.
Aug 20, 2014, 8:40 AMIn context

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