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Mozilla's first acquisition, YouTube about to eclipse TVThe most important tech stories of the day include Mozilla's first acquisition, Twitch entering the game sales market and a surprising YouTube viewership metric that should have TV networks shaking.
This is CNET, and here are the stories that matter right now. Mozilla, the makers of the Firefox web browser, have made their first ever acquisition. Joining the Mozilla family is Read it Later, makers of the popular Pocket app, a program that lets users save a webpage for viewing later on a mobile device. The service has 10 million active monthly users [MUSIC] Gives Mozilla access to a consumer base they have not been able to tap since smart devices became the norm. Game streaming giant, Twitch, will soon offer direct sales of games this spring. Viewers will have the option to purchase the game they're watching. And plans to make dozens of games available at the start. Developers will receive 70% of the profits. While streamers will take 5% of the action. Twitch is owned by Amazon and some Prime subscribers also get Twitch Prime benefits, you can add [UNKNOWN] screens with no extra cost and finally Google is reporting that people are viewing one billion hours of YouTube video worldwide each day, it's a trend that's on track to a clip that of standard television viewership in the next few years This number has increased by ten times since 2012. [MUSIC] you can stay up to date with the latest that is happening by downloading the cnet tech today app in the Apple or Google Play Store.