Twitch acquires Bebo for US$25M

Game streaming platform Twitch, owned by Amazon, has reportedly acquired the early social media network Bebo for a fee believed to be US$25 million (€22.32 million). According to a report from TechCrunch, the acquisition will help to build out Twitch’s esports business, with a specific focus on Twitch Rivals. The deal will see around 10 […]

SeeSaw finally closes down

UK online TV service SeeSaw has closed down. The end of SeeSaw comes after Bebo owners Criterion Capital Partners, which acquired a majority stake in the online TV service in July, failed to find new funding for the project. The website, which grew out of the BBC’s abortive Project Kangaroo, the technology for which was […]

SeeSaw loses more executives

Troubled UK online video service SeeSaw has lost another three key executives, following the decision by former Channel 4 CEO Michael Jackson not to take up his role as chairman at the beginning of this month. The latest three executives to resign are commercial director Matt Rennie, platform controller John Keeling and product director Richard […]