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Fox Sports is streaming a Bundesliga soccer game on YouTube

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The Bundesliga, Germany’s top-tier football league, is coming to YouTube. After recently securing US broadcast rights for this competition, Fox Sports has now announced it will stream a live match via Google’s video service on August 14th. As the network points out, it’s the first time one of its major sporting events heads to YouTube, which is going to let people in the US watch the initial game of the 2015-2016 Bundesliga season for free. – Egar Alvarez, Engadget

Amazon’s Fire TV is a hit among US consumers, says report

According to Strategy Analytics, an independent firm that researches the consumer market, Amazon’s Fire TV accounted for 30 percent of streaming set-top box shipments in Q1 2015. During this period, which measures numbers from January 1st to March 31st, a total of 3.5 million units were shipped to US consumers, with Fire TV picking up steam despite being introduced over a year ago. – Edgar Alvarez, Engadget