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RESTREAM.IO launches “Go Live” multi-stream feature
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RESTREAM.IO launches “Go Live” multi-stream feature

Restream.io is popular in the sphere of online streamers and gamers looking to push their gaming streams through multiple outlets such as Twitch, Youtube and Mixer. The service supports multiple streaming outlets and has streamed over 20 million broadcasts to date resulting in almost 30 billion minutes watched. Streaming can be a complicated affair with multiple pieces of equipment and overwhelming software features. Restream.io has a new "Go Live" feature allows users to stream to multiple sources using no special equipment or software - just their web browser and webcam. If you’ve ever tried running your own live broadcast from your desktop then you are familiar with the daunting task of setting up an encoder for the first time. Many new live streamers not familiar with broadcast sof...
Youtube Gaming coming this summer
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Youtube Gaming coming this summer

In an unexpected move we see YouTube entering the long non-contested market of online game streaming. YouTube is getting more serious about gaming and everyone else should too. This summer, the video streaming service will launch YouTube Gaming, a new app and website dedicated to video game content: Let's Plays, livestreams, speedruns and more. After providing a preview of their 60fps streaming service just last month, YouTube has officially announced today the next step in their broadcasting expansion. This comes as a surprise to some people but industry veterans know the history behind all these happenings. Some may even remember the first attempt Google made to get into providing a streaming service last year around May when they were in talks to buy Twitch. Sadly or gladly depending on...
Swallowtail Sports Presents: Ryze Up
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Swallowtail Sports Presents: Ryze Up

What is good one and all? Your friendly neighborhood gamer Zalgo Cometh here again, fresh from the Ryze Up Jamaica League of Legends tournament that took place on Sunday January 11th in Kingston. Swallowtail Sports is an organization dedicated to the development and support of esports in Jamaica, and the greater Caribbean. Currently comprised of three members, this group of gentlemen have decided to have decided to spearhead the League of Legends community and help grow it as a whole. Their inaugural tournament Ryze Up Jamaica is the first in a series of upcoming events that they will be hosting at the CyberBox LAN Centre here in Kingston located at Shop 4, The Springs Plaza , 17 Constant Spring Road, Kingston 10. The event caters to all and welcomes anyone to come support the scene and...
Amazon to Acquire Twitch
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Amazon to Acquire Twitch

Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) today announced that it has reached an agreement to acquire Twitch Interactive, Inc., the leading live video platform for gamers. In July, more than 55 million unique visitors viewed more than 15 billion minutes of content on Twitch produced by more than 1 million broadcasters, including individual gamers, pro players, publishers, developers, media outlets, conventions and stadium-filling esports organizations. “Broadcasting and watching gameplay is a global phenomenon and Twitch has built a platform that brings together tens of millions of people who watch billions of minutes of games each month – from The International, to breaking the world record for Mario, to gaming conferences like E3. And, amazingly, Twitch is only three years old,” said Jeff Bezos...