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Ryan Mac / Forbes:
Amazon Pounces On Twitch After Google Balks Due To Antitrust Concerns   —  One technology giant's loss is another's gain.  —  In May, Variety first reported that Google was in talks to acquire video game streaming company Twitch for more than $1 billion.  Three months later …
Aug 26, 2014, 1:30 AMIn context
Ben Popper / The Verge:
Amazon wants to get into gaming, Twitch needs a partner to support growth   —  Why it makes sense for Amazon to buy Twitch  —  Jeff Bezos want to get into gaming and can offer Twitch the infrastructure and licensing it needs to grow globally  —  Today came the surprising news …
Aug 25, 2014, 6:20 PMIn context
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
Ernesto / TorrentFreak:
Google Asked to Remove 1 Million Pirate Links Per Day   —  In the hope of steering prospective customers away from pirate sites, copyright holders are overloading Google with DMCA takedown notices.  —  These requests have increased dramatically since Google began making the data public.
Aug 21, 2014, 12:00 AMIn context
Shane Harris / Foreign Policy:
Ex-NSA head Keith Alexander says his new company IronNet Cybersecurity invented unique technology to detect hackers, will file at least nine patents   —  The NSA's Cyber-King Goes Corporate  —  Here's why Keith Alexander thinks he's worth a million dollars a month.  —  GOOGLE +
Jul 29, 2014, 8:25 PMIn context
Dean Takahashi / VentureBeat:
Sources: Google signed a deal to buy Twitch for $1B   —  Google's $1B purchase of Twitch confirmed — joins YouTube for new video empire  —  Google has reached a deal to buy game livestreaming firm Twitch for $1 billion, according to sources familiar with the matter.
Jul 24, 2014, 6:00 PMIn context
Brandon Bailey / Mercury News:
Google expands in San Francisco: leases office space at 1 Market Street, buys 8-story building at 188 Embarcadero   —  Google expanding its San Francisco offices  —  Google is expanding its already sizable presence in San Francisco by leasing space in one office tower and buying another on the Embarcadero …
Jul 12, 2014, 2:35 PMIn context
Casey Newton / The Verge:
YouTube will help create a weekly show for Sirius XM satellite radio   —  “The YouTube 15” will bring emerging stars to a big new audience  —  Given how dominant YouTube is as a place for young people to listen to music, it's notable how slow Google has been to embrace radio partnerships.
Jun 26, 2014, 10:10 PMIn context
Josh Ong / The Next Web:
Android now has 1 billion active users per month   —  Google announced at its I/O developer conference that it now boasts over 1 billion monthly-active users on its Android platform.  That's up from a 538 million figure from last year's I/O.  —  Previously, Google measured Android usage …
Jun 25, 2014, 12:20 PMIn context
Harrison Weber / VentureBeat:
Iraq government blocks Twitter, Google, Facebook, and YouTube amid crisis   —  Iraq shuts down social media to prevent government overthrow (updated)  —  Above: Fighters of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) celebrate on vehicles taken from Iraqi security forces, at a street in city of Mosul.
Jun 13, 2014, 10:45 AMIn context

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