The Verge reports: “The day’s most interesting tech news, to my mind, is the announcement that Amazon is launching a Twitter competitor. Twitch, the games-focused streaming site that Amazon bought in 2014, today announced Pulse — ‘a place where streamers can post and engage with all of their followers and the greater Twitch community right from the Twitch front page.’ On Pulse, which is rolling out to all users over the next few weeks, broadcasters can post to their friends and followers with a mix of text, links, images, and videos.”

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