Google was widely expected to purchase the firm for around $1 billion
Twitch (website) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia:
"Twitch (also and formerly known as Twitch.tv) is a live streaming video platform... considered the fourth largest source of peak Internet traffic in the United States
The site primarily focuses on video gaming, including playthroughs of video games by users, along with broadcasts of e-sports competitions. Content on the site can either be viewed live, or viewed on an on-demand basis.
average of 43 million viewers per month, and by February 2014, it was considered the fourth largest source of peak Internet traffic in the United States"