By CCN Markets: Ten-time Grammy award winner John Legend recently appeared on CNBC to discuss how Spotify, Apple Music, and other streaming services have completely upended the music industry. His comments portend the market-shattering disruption that awaits the gaming industry once it undergoes its own streaming revolution. John Legend Says Streaming Has Changed ‘Everything’ It’s undeniable that John Legend is one of the leading authorities in the music business. So you should take note that when asked about the rise of services such as Apple Music and Spotify, Legend claimed that streaming has “changed everything.” He highlighted the improvement in
TSM’s Ali “Myth” Kabbani, one of the world’s most famous esports and streaming personalities, recently revealed that his Twitch streaming success has ultimately hurt his competitive career. In a recent Twitch stream, Myth explained that the popularity of his stream, which sees around 100,000 viewers on average, results in teammates playing Fortnite differently. “People genuinely, […]
Douyu, a Chinese game streaming platform backed by Tencent (TCEHY), is reportedly planning to IPO in the United States. According to a report published Monday by Bloomberg, which cites the IPO filing, Douyu International Holdings plans to list its American depositary shares on the NYSE under the ticker DOYU. The company plans to raise $ 600 to […]
Swedish YouTuber PewDiePie — who currently has around 94 million subscribers on his YouTube channel — says he’s leaving the mainstream platform to exclusively post on upstart blockchain-based platform DLive. Streaman exclusively on @OfficialDLive , e🅱️ic livestream platform that focuses on it's creators first. On April 14th. 👈🤠 I will do my part & #SupportCreators by […]
Pewdiepie has announced that he is joining live streaming platform Dlive. The service supports cryptocurrency payments for purchases of its native tokens, with accepted options including bitcoin cash (BCH) as well as BTC, ETH and LTC.
Pewdiepie Partners With Live Streaming Platform Dlive
Pewdiepie, the leading Youtube star with over 93 million subscribers, has announced that he is partnering with Dlive. An alternative to video live streaming platform Twitch, Dlive is defined as a “decentralized livestreaming community built using the Lino blockchain.”
Twitch, the live streaming video platform owned by Amazon (AMZN) subsidiary Twitch Interactive, announced Wednesday that it has launched Squad Streams, a new collaborative functionality that allows for up to four streamers to co-stream in a single window. The next way to watch and play together is now on Twitch. Squad stream is available today. Use the […]
By CCN.com: Last week Netflix announced that it was raising subscription fees by between 13% and 18% for all its plans. While the absolute increase varied between $ 1 and $ 2, nearly a quarter of U.S. subscribers who took part in a Streaming Observer online survey indicated that this fee hike was enough to make them
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Mobile service and internet provider Verizon (VZ) has reportedly been developing its own video game streaming service, Verizon Gaming, which is already up and running on the Nvidia Shield set-top box. According to a breaking report by The Verge, Verizon has been recruiting participants for an alpha testing of the new platform, offering them a $ 150 Amazon gift […]
Retail giant Amazon (AMZN) is reportedly planning on launching its own video game streaming service, adding to its growing portfolio of gaming offerings that already includes the popular social streaming platform Twitch. According to a recent report by The Information, individuals familiar with the matter have revealed that Amazon is currently in talks with publishers […]
Not to be outdone by its FAANG and other technology rivals, it appears Amazon has been secretly developing a game streaming service. It looks set to compete with Microsoft and Google with instant video games housed on powerful servers. Cloud-based gaming, which will negate the need for downloads or game cards, could be one of
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CCN had a chance to talk to Arjun Mendhi of MTonomy. MTonomy is a Netflix, Google Play, or Amazon Prime experience for Ethereum users. Based in Cambridge, MTonomy went live this week. Part of their team come from the MIT Media lab’s Digital Currency Initiative, which a number of famous Bitcoin developers have worked through,
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The exciting year in gaming wrapped up with a 12-hour NYE Fortnite live stream hosted by Tyler “Ninja” Blevins that featured numerous guest appearances and a failed attempt to convince New York City to floss. Statistically speaking new years on twitch has 30% less viewers than normal. We didnt break a peak viewer record yesterday… but […]
Twitch, the live streaming video platform owned by Twitch Interactive, a subsidiary of Amazon (AMZN), is currently hosting TwitchCon 2018, a weekend-long event highlighting the company’s upcoming updates, events and more. Go live on Twitch with up to three other streamers, all in a single view. Squad Stream rolls out in 2019. pic.twitter.com/UIkbSmNIBI — Twitch (@Twitch) […]
AT&T’s (T) WarnerMedia is reportedly planning on launching its own streaming service, which will include HBO, Turner and Warner Bros. content, to combat Netflix (NFLX), Amazon (AMZN) and Hulu. The plans were initially revealed after a memo detailing the company’s plans leaked to CNN, which was later confirmed by WarnerMedia CEO John Stankey in a statement. AT&T/WarnerMedia’s John Stankey statement […]
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Following a landmark deal with the NFL announced in August, live streaming platform SportsCastr has announced a parnership with the Women’s National Basketball Players Association (WNBPA) to power live, interactive video content for fans. WNBA Players Association Inks Deal with ICO Through a partnership with REP Worldwide, the WNBPA’s group licensing and player-marketing representation agency,
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DLive, the live streaming video community built on top of the Steem blockchain, has announced its Android launch, with the app available for download on Google Play and on the company’s website. The platform, which launched six months ago, has an active community of over 500,000 monthly active users who have paid a combined $ 2.6 million in crypto to creators in the form of upvotes, gifts, and donations since launching. On DLive, the community determines what content should be surfaced through an up-voting and flagging system. As a decentralized platform, DLive does not take any revenue nor fees from creators.
The entertainment industry has been greatly impacted by mobile technologies such as 3G, 4G, and video streaming on demand. Companies like Netflix, Twitch, HBO, and Amazon Prime leverage the power of the Internet to provide better viewing experiences to average consumers at the global scale. As people’s interest in video entertainment switches to smartphones and tablets, cable TV is losing ground.
A new technology has risen above the rest to disrupt on-demand video streaming as well. With its ability to implement “smart contract” systems to ease transactions, provide better transparency, and improve processes, blockchain technology enters the stage with sharing and content storage capabilities that go beyond what Netflix currently provides.
The rush to combine the awesome power of blockchain technology with artificial intelligence (AI) continues to gain momentum, disrupting every industry. For example, DeepBrain Chain combines AI with Bitcoin’s blockchain technology to help AI enterprises save up to 70 percent of their computing power costs. In parallel, innovative financial enterprises, such as TradeConnect, are using machine learning (ML) and blockchain to better understand the financial markets.
Servers Optimized for AI Computing and Cryptocurrency Mining
DeepBrain Chain announced pre-order of its DBC AIM machines on May 18, 2018. After just a couple of weeks, on June 1, DeepBrain Chain claimed that it had already received reservations worth over USD 100 million.
Play2Live (P2L), a blockchain-based streaming platform for gamers and e-sports fans, has successfully hosted and broadcasted an e-sport tournament with cryptocurrency as the main prize: 2,000,000 Level Up Coin tokens – LUC – worth $ 100,000. The P2L CryptoMasters event took place on 24-25th of February in Minsk, Belarus, on Falcon Arena to a lie audience of thousands of viewers and an online audience that approached a million. Play2Live CryptoMasters tournament was the first event broadcasted on p2l.tv platform.