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Ninja isn't helping Mixer catch up to Twitch

Ninja isn’t helping Mixer catch up to Twitch

Tyler “Ninja” Blevins is doing fine on Mixer. His livestreams continue to attract tens of thousands of viewers. But Ninja’s success is not lifting up other broadcasters on Microsoft’s livestreaming video platform, according to StreamElements and data-tracking firm Aresenal.gg. As more kids went back to school in September, livestreaming hours watched dropped across Twitch, YouTube, …

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Logitech acquires Streamlabs to get deeper into game broadcasting

Logitech acquires Streamlabs to get deeper into game broadcasting

Logitech already makes many of the products that gaming fans use to control and hear their games. But now, the hardware manufacturer is getting into the livestreaming-tools business by acquiring Streamlabs. The two companies announced the deal in a blog post today. Logitech paid “approximately $89 million in cash,” according to a press release. But …

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Oculus CTO John Carmack: Our social missteps are 'kinda embarrassing'

Oculus CTO John Carmack: Our social missteps are ‘kinda embarrassing’

Oculus VR and its parent company Facebook have not yet released the defining social experience for virtual reality. And you might think that is a bit weird for one of the world’s biggest social media companies, and one of its major executives agrees with you. During a keynote presentation at Oculus Connect 6 today, Oculus …

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