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A VentureBeat report last month reaffirmed that Google would buy the site, which has obviously not ended up being the case. Amazon Completes Twitch Purchase. Amazon's acquisition of the video game streaming service Twitch is now officially complete, according to a new SEC filing.
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Both updates sound extremely promising and to a certain extent pretty exciting as well. However for those who might have missed out on the live stream or the coverage yesterday, Microsoft has since released a slew of official videos in which they take us through the new features and changes that the Redmond company will be making to the desktop and to mobile, with Microsoft’s very own Joe Belfiore taking us through it all.
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