The game of big giants just gets hotter and hotter.
In August 2014, after months of media speculation that an acquisition offer had been made by Google (perhaps specifically YouTube) of the tune of $1 billion dollars, Twitch has finally announced it would be acquired by Amazon for $970 million.
How will that play out for YouTube, that has been eyeing it for sometime now? Both of them, of course, are leaders in their respective areas of business. A setback of sorts for Google, let’s see how Amazon uses it.
Read about the deal here: http://www.ign.com/articles/2014/08/25/amazon-not-google-in-talks-to-buy-twitch-reports-suggest