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Twitch announces hat trick of new hires, including Sara Clemens as new COO

Twitch has announced a hat-trick of key hires. The streaming platform has today announced Sara Clemens as COO, Mark Weiler as SVP, head of platforms & services and Amir Shevat as VP of developer experience. In a press release announcing the hires, Twitch says that the hires reflect the company’s …

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Twitch signs third-party broadcast deal for Blizzard’s Overwatch League, for a reported $90m

Late on Tuesday, Blizzard announced a two year streaming deal between Twitch and Blizzard’s Overwatch League that will see every match broadcast on Twitch’s streaming platform. The league, which kicks off on Wednesday 10 January, will be broadcast from Twitch.tv/overwatchleague, with Twitch becoming the third-party streaming provider for Overwatch League’s …

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Twitch wants to make chess a major streaming attraction

Leading streaming games platform Twitch has partnered with one of the biggest names in chess to try and drive the game’s popularity with online audiences. It has struck a multi-year agreement with Chess.com to stream on the twitch.tv/chess channel and further help promote its range of events, many of which …

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Twitch reveals increased revenue for streamers, new features for late 2017

Twitch has marked the occasion of their own TwitchCon event by releasing a series of milestones showing how several key performance indicators (KPI) have grown, in addition to shedding some light on what’s next for the streaming platform. The news was shared in TwitchCon2017’s keynote address, given by CEO Emmett …

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Twitch unveils huge revenue growth at TwitchCon 2017

Twitch has announced a massive increase in revenue year-on-year, paying more than double the amount of money to individual partners in 2017 compared to last year. The exact figure is currently unknown, but on average 71 per cent more money was generated this year, with Twitch Prime bringing in 50 per cent more …

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Twitch launches official merchandise store on Amazon

Twitch has launched its own official online merchandise store on Amazon, the video streaming platform has announced. The initial product offering will have 18 items, including t-shirts with the platform’s signature purple logo to home goods such as plush pillows and drinkware. The store will be updated periodically, the statement …

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