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Just days after Google’s idea of acquiring Twitch, the most popular video game streaming website on the Internet fell through, “The Information” reported that Amazon is coming in to pick up the pieces with talks of acquiring Twitch for $1 billion. Amazon has been making a push of its own to attract the gaming crowd with the release of the Fire TV and the acquisition of Killer Instinct developer Double Helix Games. With the addition of Twitch, Amazon will have infiltrated every segment of the gaming market, but it’s still unclear how the retail giant plans to utilize its recent acquisitions.



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