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Twitter is killing Periscope after the live-streaming app was in an ‘unsustainable maintenance-mode’ with usage declining for 2 years

Twitter will discontinue the Periscope live-streaming app, the company announced on Tuesday. Periscope was in an “unsustainable maintenance-mode state,” the company said, with usage declining for two years and costs expected to increase. Twitter bought the live-streaming app in 2015 for an undisclosed amount. Twitter initially tried to operate Periscope […]
Twitter is killing Periscope after the live-streaming app was in an ‘unsustainable maintenance-mode’ with usage declining for 2 years
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A top YouTuber is publicly sparring with the platform after he says ‘hundreds’ of his fans unfairly lost access to their Google accounts

One of YouTube’s most popular creators, Mark “Markiplier” Fischbach, took a stand against the platform on Friday with his video titled “YouTube has a huge problem…” Fischbach said “hundreds” of his fans were suspended from their YouTube and Google accounts after “spamming” emotes, YouTube’s emojis, per his direction in his […]
A top YouTuber is publicly sparring with the platform after he says ‘hundreds’ of his fans unfairly lost access to their Google accounts
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A single mum of three kids started streaming on Microsoft’s Mixer service earlier this year. In nine months, she’s gained the same number of followers that she had from four years on Twitch.

Desiree Wright, a 37-year-old single mum of three kids, plays piano for thousands of people on Microsoft’sMixer streaming service. For years, Wright streamed her music on Amazon-owned Twitch, but she made the jump to Mixer earlier this year. There, she’s gained roughly the same number of followers in nine months […]
A single mum of three kids started streaming on Microsoft’s Mixer service earlier this year. In nine months, she’s gained the same number of followers that she had from four years on Twitch.
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Qantas plans to live stream cricket on flights

Qantas, which at the end of this year starts a trial of free WiFi on domestic flights, is looking at live streaming cricket. CEO Alan Joyce, announcing a record underlying profit of $1.5 billion, says Qantas is exploring a partnership with Cricket Australia. “A flight from Sydney to Perth should […]
Qantas plans to live stream cricket on flights