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Tech Shift: 'Twitch' video game spectating website gaining popularity

Google is in talks to buy Twitch for $1 billion dollars. If you’re not a video game player, you’ve probably never heard of the site. But it accounts for more Internet traffic than HBOGo, and only a little less than Hulu. Patrick Klepek is a news editor at Giant Bomb, a gaming site. He joins us to help us get to know what Twitch is, who’s using it, and why Google thinks it’s worth a billion dollars.

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