Twitch Makes Gaming Spectator Sport
Google Tests Its Own Delivery Drone
Mozilla Testing Ads on Firefox Nightly
Alibaba's Revenue Growth Surges
Amazon: ESPN of Video Games?
Since kids crowded around arcade machines to watch friends play Pac-Man, video games have been a spectator sport. But now there's Twitch, which draws millions of visitors watching people play games.
While top technology companies are engaged in an "arms race" to develop drones that can quickly deliver goods to anyone anywhere, Google has revealed it successfully tested its own version.
Sponsored ads now appear among suggested Web site boxes when Firefox Nightly users open new browser tabs. Firefox Nightly is the Mozilla browser version for very technical early adopters.
Chinese e-commerce company Alibaba's quarterly revenue growth is surging again, a development that should help sell shares in what could become the tech industry's most lucrative IPO.
E-commerce giant Amazon is hoping to become the ESPN of video games, buying streaming platform Twitch for $970M as it seeks to take part in video gaming's growth as an online spectator sport.