Quarterback lets top esports gamers and streamers create their own fan-based leagues

In an effort to tie the top gamers and streamers more directly with their fans, a new company called Quarterback has just raised $2.5 million to create and manage fan-based leagues for the superstars

Anchor's new app offers everything you need to podcast

Broadcasting app Anchor, which helps anyone record and share audio, is relaunching its app today with a new focus on serving the larger podcaster community. While in the past, Anchor was carving out a

Weather tracking tech developer ClimaCell raises $15 million

ClimaCell, a weather forecasting technology that uses wireless networks to create incredibly granular predictions, has raised $15 million to develop new products and expand beyond the U.S. The Boston-

Maestro gives big brands new tools to manage and control their live streams

From Twitch to Facebook to Periscope, live streaming is a growing phenomenon that’s making some decent money for the people who own the platform. For the actual people recording the streams and

Watch Microsoft Accelerator’s Tel Aviv demo day right here

TechCrunch is pleased to offer Microsoft Accelerator’s Tel Aviv demo day event today at 6:30 p.m. local time, 8:30 a.m. PST. The Microsoft Accelerator is an immersive three- to six-month program a

Twitch opens to vloggers with launch of “IRL,” mobile broadcasting to come next year

After slowly testing the waters with non-game related content, Twitch is officially opening its doors to vloggers. The company today is debuting a new content category on its site called “IRL,&#

Is Netflix Disney’s next big buy and is Reed Hastings its next CEO?

Disney and Netflix are logical dance partners. And, just as we saw with the 50/50 cash and stock financial engineering that enabled AT&T to buy Time Warner, ever-creative Disney undoubtedly has t

CMA Awards give Nashville startup HURDL a time to shine

The Country Music Association Awards were broadcast live on Tuesday night, but the stars of the country music world weren’t the only things shining during the show. A small Nashville-based star

AT&T’s new streaming service, DirecTV Now, just got a lot more interesting

AT&T’s soon-to-launch live streaming service, DirecTV Now, just got a lot more interesting following AT&T’s acquisition of Time Warner. Announced earlier this year, DirectTV Now wa

YouTube: presidential debates were the most-watched political live streams ever

YouTube’s airing of the U.S. presidential debates via news organizations’ live streams have clocked in as the most-viewed political live streams of all time, the company says. That’s

Kamcord bags $10M led by Time Warner to tackle live-streaming like a media business

Today is a big day for Y Combinator graduate Kamcord, after the San Francisco startup announced a $10 million Series C round led by Time Warner, and a move that expands its mobile streaming focus fr

Yevvo For iPhone Debuts A New Take On Live Broadcasting

Newly launched mobile broadcasting app <a target="_blank" href="">Yevvo</a> has a different idea about how live mobile video apps should work. Instead of focusing only on a social mod

“Twitter For Audio” App Spreaker Now Live On Android

About a month after its iOS debut, the self-described "Twitter for audio" app <a href="">Spreaker</a> is now publicly launching <a href="

TwitCasting lets you stream live video and tweet simultaneously from your iPhone

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Utagoe Live 100 Is FriendFeed for Video Streams

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Sirius Live Earth Feed Came From XM

For anyone who thought that merging XM and Sirius together would be a royal pain in the ass, this is the proof that it’ll be as easy as Kevin Bacon landing a role in a crappy flick. Seems XM was