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YouTube king PewDiePie gives streaming startup DLive major boost

Chinese-led company sees user numbers jump 67% in bid to dethrone Amazon unit

No.1 Youtuber PewDiePie now uses blockchain-based DLive as his exclusive streaming platform

PALO ALTO, U.S. -- The livestreaming platform DLive is seeking to become the second Chinese-led tech company to topple an American giant as it aims to snatch the top spot from Amazon-backed Twitch in the up-and-coming industry.

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