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YouTube Lets Gamers Live Stream Video

YouTube this week announced a new set of programming APIs to make live streaming video easier for game developers. Bigger picture, “YouTube has been making a big push into live streaming as a means of expanding the types of content it can offer users,” The Verge writs. “The new APIs allow developers to send YouTube a live stream of video coming from a game, and YouTube will then transcode the video in real time, providing the appropriate version for various YouTube users.”

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