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Is Trivia the answer to live streaming?

HQ Trivia takes its cues from traditional game shows like "Jeopardy!" as well as Twitch, the video streaming site for gamers that Amazon owns

Sapna Maheshwari | NYT 

These are heady times for the creators of HQ Trivia. The app, which broadcasts live shows to iPhones and iPads twice a day, has taken off since its debut in August. Its ability to attract tens of thousands of people to log in for each 15-minute segment in hopes of winning money by answering a dozen trivia questions has some wondering if it has reimagined the TV game show for the cord-cutting era. And its success with live-streaming video on phones — an area in which Facebook and Twitter have heavily invested, with mixed results — has the technology and media worlds buzzing. ...

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First Published: Tue, December 05 2017. 01:11 IST