YouTube set to acquire Twitch?

According to sources familiar with the pact, Twitch might be sold to Google/YouTube for the low low price of around $1 billion

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Here’s a quote from the full report available on Variety:

The deal, in an all-cash offer, is expected to be announced imminently, sources said. If completed the acquisition would be the most significant in the history of YouTube, which Google acquired in 2006 for $1.65 billion.

YouTube is preparing for U.S. regulators to challenge the Twitch deal, according to sources.

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