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Tesco acquires streaming music service

Supermarket giant Tesco has acquired a 91 per cent stake in Milton Keynes based streaming music service We7. Music Week reports that the deal is worth 10.8m, and that Tesco plans to buy the remainder of the company’s shares in the coming weeks”. The site, which changed from an on-demand …

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E3 2012: Sony is "looking at what OnLive is doing"

Sony Worldwide Studios president Shuhei Yoshida has admitted that cloud gaming could very well play a part in PlayStation’s immediate future. Specifically, he conceded that Sony is looking at what OnLive is doing”, adding fuel to the recent reports linking Sony to a cloud gaming acquisition. We’re looking at what …

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INTERVIEW PART 2: Shuhei Yoshida talks cloud gaming

Following on from Part 1 yesterday, MCV continues its discussion with Sony Worldwide Studios President Shuhei Yoshida. Are you happy with the Vita’s first showing at E3? Well, actually, I got lots of tweets to my account complaining that there weren’t many PS Vita games being talked about. In retrospect, …

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E3 2012: OnLive iOS app is STILL awaiting approval

Cloud gaming provider OnLive has not given up hope of its iOS app going live – despite submitting it to Apple six months ago. The iOS OnLive app was revealed at E3 2011 and very much pitched as a key part of the package. When used in conjunction with OnLive’s …

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E3 2012: Gaikai denies Sony takeover deal

Gaikai boss David Perry has denied that his company is in talks with Sony over either a streaming games deal or a takeover. MCV reported last week that Sony was close to agreeing a buyout of a streaming games firm. Gaikai then appeared to become the front-runner after issuing a …

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E3 2012: OnLive claims "millions" of users, 100% uptime since launch

OnLive has claimed that it has millions of subscribers worldwide”, but has once again decided not to reveal the number of gamers paying to use its service. OnLive went live at E3 2010 with just 19 games in its library on only PCs and Macs over Ethernet,” an official statement …

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E3 2012: Watch the Microsoft press conference here, LIVE

Microsoft’s E3 2012 press conference is very nearly here, and you can watch every second live on MCVuk.com. As for what Microsoft will show – that’s a guessing game. Expect more details about the likes of Halo 4 and Call of Duty: Black Ops 2. Expect plenty of Kinect, with …

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E3 2012: MS to join Sony by announcing streaming game strategy

Sony may not be the only platform holder to announce a streaming content strategy at E3 this week. Kotaku reports that Microsoft could use E3 to unveil ‘Xbox Live Companion’, a new feature that will allow users to stream some Xbox 360 content onto smartphones and tablets. It adds, however, …

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Gem brings streaming platfrom Roku to UK

Roku, a leading TV and games streaming company, has joined forces with Gem for its UK debut. Gem will bring the US firm’s platforms to the High Street, starting with two models: the Roku LT and the Roku 2 XS. Both devices stream content straight to users’ TV screens without …

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