A Single Customer Was Responsible for Fastly’s Outage

Fastly has said a single customer caused yesterday’s outage, an outage that had widespread repercussions.

CDN Glitch Leads to Massive Internet Outages

A glitch at Fastly, a popular CDN, led to outages for some of the internet’s biggest sites Tuesday morning.

Twitch Rolling Out Threaded Chat Replies

Twitch is rolling out threaded chat replies, in an effort to help individuals better communicate in chaotic chat threads.

Twitch Updates Policy to Address Severe Off-Service Misconduct

Twitch has announced it will start addressing severe cases of misconduct that impact its community, even if they occur off-service.

YouTube Generates $15 Billion a Year For Google

Alphabet released its fourth quarter results today and, for the first time, broke down how much money YouTube earns. According to the report, YouTube generated $15 billion in ad revenue last year, nearly doubling what it made just two years…

Microsoft’s Mixer Still Lags Behind Amazon’s Twitch Despite Growth

According to StreamElements year-end report, Microsoft’s Mixer streaming service grew some 149 percent in 2019, yet still lagged far behind rival Twitch. Amazon’s Twitch has long dominated online game streaming, with 1,256,000 average concurrent viewers. Over the last couple of…

Allison Holker: “Dancing With the Stars” Pro Pregnant, Admits to One Worry

Allison Holker, dance pro on Dancing With the Stars, shared with co-host Erin Andrews on Monday night’s show that she is pregnant. This will be the first child for Hollker and hubby Stephen “tWitch” Boss. Allison Holker has a seven-year-old…

YouTube Live Streams Get 60fps Video, HTML5 Playback

A couple months ago, reports emerged saying YouTube was going after Twitch, in that it wanted to make YouTube Live a premier destination for video game streaming. When asked for comment, YouTube famously sent out a GIF of a girl…

Silicon Valley Premieres Four Days Early on Twitch

April 12th is going to be a good day, as both Game of Thrones and Silicon Valley return to HBO’s lineup. And if you’re really impatient, you can watch the season premiere of the latter a few days early. On…

YouTube Is Going After Twitch with New Game Streaming Focus: Report

YouTube has been experimenting with live streaming for many years, finally letting any channel in good standing participate in live streaming in December of 2013, and the YouTube Live channel currently features livestreams of sporting events, music, news, and more.…