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What is Twitch and Google Paying a Billion Dollars for It?

Before this month most Americans had not even heard of Twitch. A videogame-streaming company, Twitch describes itself as “the world’s leading video platform and community for gamers.” The company allows gamers to upload short videos from games, watch other users’ uploads, and chat with other gamers. Todd Spangler, at Variety.com, first reported this month that Google’s YouTube plans to purchase the streaming company for upwards of 1 billion dolla...


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Bob Gourley, former CTO of the Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA), is Founder and CTO of Crucial Point LLC, a technology research and advisory firm providing fact based technology reviews in support of venture capital, private equity and emerging technology firms. He has extensive industry experience in intelligence and security and was awarded an intelligence community meritorious achievement award by AFCEA in 2008, and has also been recognized as an Infoworld Top 25 CTO and as one of the most fascinating communicators in Government IT by GovFresh.