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Citing two people familiar with the matter, tech blog “The Information” reported on Monday, that Amazon.com is in discussions to acquire Twitch, the live-streaming gaming network that Google had reportedly expressed an interest in buying. Amazon is reportedly in “late stage talks” with Twitch but it was unclear whether the two parties had signed an agreement. Video games are among the most popular content on YouTube, the world’s No. 1 video website owned by Google. In September, Twitch raised $20 million in funding from Thrive Capital, WestSummit Capital and Take-Two Interactive Software Inc, among other parties.



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