Amazon buys Twitch
25th August 2014
On the 25th August 2014, Amazon buys the video-game streaming service Twitch for $970m (£585m).
Twitch, originally known as Twitch.tv, was founded in 2011. It lets users watch other people play video games.
Immediately prior to the acquisition by Amazon, in July 2014, Twitch had over 55 million unique monthly viewers.
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