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PlayStation 4's dedicated video hardware will allow seamless video uploading, streaming, sharing

Lead system designer Mark Cerny took the stage at today's PlayStation 4 announcement event, and he's just revealed some very interesting features of Sony's newest console. Cerny said that the PS4 is equipped with always-on, always available hardware for both video compression and decompression, whi...

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Try Anything and Instant Broadcast announced for PlayStation 4

Dave Perry, co-founder and CEO of Gaikai took the stage during today's PlayStation 2013 event in New York City to announce the integration of Gaikai's tech into Sony's future PSN architecture. Part of the new feature set introduced will include the ability to find anything in the PlayStation Store,...

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Sony registers 'PlayStation Cloud' domains

Trademark and domain sleuth Superannuation has dug up several domains that allude to a PlayStation Cloud product. Sony's Gaikai service has registered domains for sites such as PlayStation-Cloud.com, PlayStation-Cloud.org, and PS-Cloud.net. In early 2009, Sony registered a trademark for PS Cloud. S...

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WSJ: New PlayStation to stream PS3 games

The next PlayStation will be able to stream PlayStation 3 games, according to unnamed sources "familiar" with Sony's plans. The claim comes from a new report published by the Wall Street Journal, and suggests that online streaming of current PS3 games will be paired with new games sold on optical m...

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Gaikai sued over alleged patent infringement

A Delaware company called T5 Labs has filed suit against cloud-gaming service Gaikai for alleged patent infringement, putting the technology that underpins Gaikai's fancy cloud-computing/game-streaming wizardry under the legal microscope. Specifically, T5 Labs claims that by "providing a system and...

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Gaikai site updated with images from Uncharted, LittleBigPlanet, other big PS3 games

Gaikai's website has been updated with hints of big PS3 games on the streaming service. The background of gaikai.com now features stills from Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance, Uncharted 2, Killzone 3, and more. In the actual text of the website, Gaikai still says it "cannot share any details at this ...

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OnLive and Gaikai functionality still on board for Wikipad

During a private demo of the near-final Wikipad this week, Joystiq was able to grill Wikipad president of sales Fraser Townley about next month's launch. Specifically, we wanted to learn whether OnLive and Gaikai functionality – the former with its recent change in ownership and the latter ha...

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Source: OnLive averaged 1800 concurrent users, CEO promised to protect patents against Gaikai [update]

A source confirmed to have been affected by today's OnLive company shift has stepped forward, telling Joystiq that staff were shocked when company CEO Steve Perlman announced OnLive would be restructured. Employees had joked, before the 10am meeting, that perhaps the company had finally been purch...

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Gaikai hits Samsung 7000 series TVs in beta, despite Sony acquisition

Streaming games service Gaikai and Samsung are still in business, regardless of Sony's recent purchase of Gaikai to establish a "new cloud service." Gaikai's cloud gaming beta is live today with a firmware update on 2012 Samsung LED 7000 series and higher SmartTV systems. Early investors in these h...

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OnLive support dropped from Sony media player post-Gaikai purchase [Update: support not dropped, says OnLive]

Remember the Sony streaming media player that reportedly packed OnLive support? After yesterday's announcement of the acquisition of Gaikai – that other video game streaming service – OnLive support for the player is unsurprisingly kaput, Sony confirmed to VentureBeat. Presumably, Gaika...

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