Twitter continues its push into live video with the launch of Periscope Producer API, a new tool for sharing live video aimed at larger media firms and broadcasters. The API will allow creators to connect their equipment to Twitter in order to stream live video directly to its network. The API enables third-party applications to authenticate Periscope accounts, configure streams, start and stop broadcasts and Continue reading Twitter’s Periscope Live Video for Networks to Compete YouTube / Facebook
Seattle based eCommerce Giant, Amazon has reached an agreement to acquire Twitch Interactive, a leading live video platform for gamers, for ~$970MM in cash. This is Amazon’s second biggest acquisition to date (after Zappos) and a major step in its digital content strategy. Continue reading How Amazon Blocks YouTube in Gaming by acquiring Twitch ?