GoPro is teaming up with streaming app Meerkat to let consumers broadcast their adventures in real time.
CNBC reports that those who own GoPro3, along with the upcoming GoPro4 update, will be able to connect the product to Meerkat in order to livestream. The move is a bid to compete with Periscope, which is integrated with Twitter for streaming.
Meerkat first announced the plan to work with GoPro [fortune-stock symbol=”GPRO”] at VidCon, a conference for people who make video online, according to CNBC, which also noted that Meerkat and Periscope are facing another competitor in the app streaming space:
There’s also a third player in this race, which is quietly building an army of teen users: YouNow. The start-up says it has 5 million members, and 100 million user sessions monthly. And it’s already bringing in money: Fans can buy virtual goods, with which fans can tip performers they like…
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While it’s much too early to make any final assessments, Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment is having one heck of a year so far. The video game arm of the Hollywood studio is attached to three of the year’s best selling video games—including the current industry leader.
This year’s list of best selling games, based on six months worth of sales figures compiled by The NPD Group, is full of surprises. Lego (another Warner Bros. property), which had two games in the mid-year standings last year, is nowhere to be seen. But two titles that were already solid performers last year at this time—Grand Theft Auto V and Minecraft—are showing no signs of weakening, an incredible run in an industry where interest in a game typically falls off after a month or two.
Perhaps the biggest surprise, though, is the game topping the mid-year list. Mortal Kombat has been…
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