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Game Consoles Are Already Dead -- And Developers Know It

Kaltura Goes All Multiplatform, With Support For iOS, Android, Xbox, And Google TV Apps

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Online video platform Kaltura has always been focused on getting videos in front of more viewers. Now, more than ever, that viewership isn’t happening in a web browser, but on a wide range of devices — from mobile phones and tablets to connected TVs. Which is why Kaltura has launched...
Kaltura Goes All Multiplatform, With Support For iOS, Android, Xbox, And Google TV Apps

Sony's loss grows as company cuts earnings forecast

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Sony lowers its full-year earnings forecast as it battles a strong yen and declining sales of TVs and game consolesSony's red ink worsened in the April-June quarter and it lowered its full-year earnings forecast as it battles a strong yen and declining sales of LCD TVs and video game consoles.The...
Sony's loss grows as company cuts earnings forecast

While its stock price declines, EA hires former Yahoo CFO to head up its financial operations

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Digital entertainment giant Electronic Arts (EA) has appointed Blake Jorgensen as its EVP and Chief Financial Officer, a role that will see him report directly to CEO John Riccitiello. Jorgensen starts in early September and will have responsibility for the company’s global financial operations. Jorgensen, who lives in the San...
While its stock price declines, EA hires former Yahoo CFO to head up its financial operations

Nielsen report finds 56 percent of US households have a modern game console, total gaming time up seven percent

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Nielsen is out with its annual survey of video game use in the US today, and it's found that gaming continues to be on the rise across the board. That includes a seven percent increase in total gaming time compared to the previous year (apparently due largely to increases...
Nielsen report finds 56 percent of US households have a modern game console, total gaming time up seven percent
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Qualcomm calls for shared in-home cells to handle mobile demand

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Consumers will have to share small, inexpensive cells in their homes with nearby mobile users to affordably meet the growing demand for mobile data in the next decade, a Qualcomm executive said Tuesday."There really is no alternative," said Matt Grob, Qualcomm's executive vice president and chief technology officer, during...
Qualcomm calls for shared in-home cells to handle mobile demand

Report: Amazon plans TV set-top box for video streaming

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Amazon.com plans to release its own TV set-top box, setting its sights on the living room and creating a flagship device for its Instant Video streaming service, according to a Bloomberg BusinessWeek report this morning, quoting anonymous sources. The device will be introduced this fall, according to the story by Brad...
Report: Amazon plans TV set-top box for video streaming

Amazon expands in Europe, sets up design and development hub in London

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Amazon is expanding its workforce in Europe, announcing that it will set up a new design and development hub in London that will focus on building services for TVs, game consoles and mobile devices, the Evening Standard reports. The company will open its Digital Media Development Centre in Glasshouse Yard...
Amazon expands in Europe, sets up design and development hub in London

$349 Nvidia Shield mobile gaming console is high-powered and premium priced

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Nvidia debuted its Project Shield gaming console in January and now the full details are available. On Tuesday, the company announced that Nvidia Shield — it’s no longer a “project” — is available for early pre-orders at $349. People who registered for product updates can reserve their device, while the...
$349 Nvidia Shield mobile gaming console is high-powered and premium priced
Are cable TV providers planning their own cloud gaming service to take on Xbox, PlayStation?

Xbox co-creator says game consoles won't die anytime soon

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Seamus Blackley says that he's tired of "histrionic" predictions suggesting the death of game consoles is upon us. [Read more]...
Xbox co-creator says game consoles won't die anytime soon

iPad: $1 Billion Later, What Do You Think of It Now?

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The iPad has passed $1 billion in sales, according to simple multiplication of the company's 2 million announced sales of the product after a mere 2 months of availability. Earlier this month Yankee Group analyst Carl Howe predicted that the iPad would become the fastest consumer product to hit $1...
iPad: $1 Billion Later, What Do You Think of It Now?
THQ denied request for quick bankruptcy sale and loan

Amazon looks to beef up London development hub with 100 new positions, including engineers and designers

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Back in July, we reported that Amazon was setting up a new design and development hub in London, focusing on building services for TVs, game consoles and mobile devices. The Digital Media Development Centre was opened in Glasshouse Yard, in the Barbican, where it houses hundreds of employees that already...
Amazon looks to beef up London development hub with 100 new positions, including engineers and designers

Apple Patents Hint of iPhone Equipped with NFC

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Near Field Communication technology could enable a future iPhone to act as a Universal Remote Control for cameras, game consoles, thermostats, and more....
Apple Patents Hint of iPhone Equipped with NFC

What online video and TV fans can expect from Microsoft's next Xbox

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Microsoft is scheduled to take the wraps off its next Xbox at an event in Redmond, Wash. Tuesday, and the reveal of the new device is likely to not just get gaming fans excited: Game consoles have become the most popular devices to consume Netflix and other forms of online...
What online video and TV fans can expect from Microsoft's next Xbox

Sony quietly gets PlayStation 3 certification in China, we hope for a few more Dynasty Warriors players

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Ever since 2000, game consoles have effectively (if not very assertively) been banned in China. There's already been signs of a warming attitude with official plans for the Nintendo 3DS XL coming this December, but Sony may have slipped out hints of a fuller thaw without anyone noticing until...
Sony quietly gets PlayStation 3 certification in China, we hope for a few more Dynasty Warriors players

Switched On: The five P's of the PS4

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Each week Ross Rubin contributes Switched On, a column about consumer technology. Throughout the history of home game consoles, it's been notoriously difficult for a leader in one generation to maintain its leadership in the next generation. Sony, for example, went from dominance of the sixth-generation console market, knocking Sega...
Switched On: The five P's of the PS4

Netflix on the iPhone? Yes, Please!

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Recently, Netflix sent out a survey to select subscribers in order to determine interest in an iPhone application for streaming movies via mobile phones. According to the survey's wording, the proposed app would be Wi-Fi only and would offer the same content that the Netflix "Watch Instantly" service provides. Currently,...
Netflix on the iPhone? Yes, Please!

BlueStacks teases tech that lets you play your Android games on your TV

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Who needs a Wii U? BlueStacks mobile gaming technology could obviate the need for game consoles altogether. [Read more]...
BlueStacks teases tech that lets you play your Android games on your TV

Nintendo taps smartphone apps for console boost

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Nintendo Co. is trying to modify its game consoles so customers can use smartphone applications on them as it searches for a way to return ......
Nintendo taps smartphone apps for console boost

The DeanBeat: Don’t ya wish these fantasy game consoles were coming?

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With a month to go before this year’s Electronic Entertainment Expo video game trade show (E3), rumors are surfacing about next-generation console announcements. We’re not likely to hear much about what sort of features they’ll have for a while with the exception of Nintendo’s upcoming Wii U, which is...
The DeanBeat: Don’t ya wish these fantasy game consoles were coming?

Amazon's R&D Group Lab126 Embarks On Hiring Spree As Kindle Business Expands

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Amazon’s Lab126, the secretive R&D group behind the Kindle, is apparently on a hiring spree, as noted by the EETimes, which speculates that the organization may be planning to spin out the lab as a stand-alone company. There are currently about 250 job openings available, with most based in Silicon...
Amazon's R&D Group Lab126 Embarks On Hiring Spree As Kindle Business Expands

Guitar Hero co-creator's Green Throttle Games raises $6M to revinvent TV games

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Green Throttle Games, a game controller company started by the co-creator of Guitar Hero, has raised $6 million from venture capital firms Trinity Ventures and DCM. At Green Throttle Games, Guitar Hero co-creator Charles Huang is creating a new virtual game console for the television based on mobile phones and...
Guitar Hero co-creator's Green Throttle Games raises $6M to revinvent TV games

Game Consoles Will Die: It's Only a Question of When

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Game Consoles Will Die: It's Only a Question of When

Angry Birds, fat pigs and the future of television

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Rovio’s Angry Birds games have been downloaded more than 1.7 billion times, and are played by more than 263 million active users per month. The company is now targeting those hundreds of millions of players with a weekly animated show called Angry Birds Toons, which launched in mid-March. Rovio has...
Angry Birds, fat pigs and the future of television

Engadget HD Podcast 311 - 08.17.2012

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After a slight... week long delay we finally have your new episode of the Engadget HD Podcast. If you've been waiting for a Fantasy Football update, existing league members should have invites in their inboxes and our pick-em will launch soon. In actual HD news however, DirecTV has finally...
Engadget HD Podcast 311 - 08.17.2012

Amazon-Owned LOVEFiLM, The Netflix Of Europe, Signs Streaming Deal With NBCUniversal

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In the midst of Amazon’s recent moves to rapidly grow its content collection on Amazon Prime Instant Video, the company has also been brokering deals for another one of its video properties: European Netflix competitor LOVEFiLM. Today, the company is announcing a new multi-year deal with NBCUniversal International Television Distribution, which will...
Amazon-Owned LOVEFiLM, The Netflix Of Europe, Signs Streaming Deal With NBCUniversal

Live from Sony's 'see the future' of PlayStation event!

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We aren't live from Sony's big PlayStation event just yet -- we asked Sony for the big announcements early, but the company sadly declined our request. Shucks! Rest assured that we'll have all the news just as soon as it spills from the mouths of Sony execs right here...
Live from Sony's 'see the future' of PlayStation event!
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