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MLB details first three matchups for live games on YouTube

19 Jun 2019

NEW YORK Major League Baseball and YouTube on Wednesday released details of the first three matchups under their agreement to stream a package of 13 live games every week on the video-sharing website.

World electronic gaming revenues to grow 9.6% to $152.1 billion in 2019 - report

18 Jun 2019

NEW YORK The global video and electronic games market will generate $152.1 billion (£121 billion) in 2019, up 9.6% over last year as gaming morphs into content and communication, according to a report by gaming analytics firm Newzoo on Tuesday.

Cloud computing may put Big Tech ahead in future of video games - Citi

11 Jun 2019

NEW YORK Cloud-based gaming could allow Big Tech - particularly Amazon.com Inc, Microsoft Corp and Alphabet Inc's Google - to pull revenue away from traditional video game publishers in the coming years, Citi analysts said in a research note on Tuesday.

More U.S. millennials subscribe to video games than traditional pay TV: survey

10 Jun 2019

NEW YORK More American millennials now subscribe to a video game service than to a traditional paid television service, according to a survey on Monday, as consumers favor new forms of entertainment that are shifting the broader media landscape.

REFILE-U.S. millennials prefer video games to traditional pay TV -survey

10 Jun 2019

NEW YORK, June 10 More American millennials now subscribe to a video game service than to a traditional paid television service, according to a survey on Monday, as consumers favor new forms of entertainment that are shifting the broader media landscape.

Esports platform Super League Gaming, in first post-IPO deal, buys Framerate

08 Jun 2019

NEW YORK The amateur esports platform Super League Gaming Inc has acquired the fast-growing social video network Framerate for $2.5 million (£1.96 million) in cash and stock, according to a corporate filing on Friday.

Streaming sports site FloSports raises $47 million, led by Discovery

03 Jun 2019

NEW YORK Live sports streaming service FloSports said on Monday that it raised $47 million from investors including current partner Discovery Inc. to grow its coverage of new and existing sports.

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