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Report: Google looking into game studios as it hires top developers for ‘Yeti' streaming service

19 days ago   |   By 9to5Google

According to rumors earlier this year, Google is developing a subscription game streaming service that involves a hardware console. A new report today confirms that the effort is underway and provides more details, especially on the content side.
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Google Cloud Looked At GitHub Before Microsoft Acquisition

Google Cloud Looked At GitHub Before Microsoft Acquisition

19 days ago   |   By Android Headlines

Google Cloud was interested in acquiring GitHub before Microsoft completed the deal to purchase the world's largest platform for collaborative coding this spring, according to the unit's head Diane Green. While speaking at a recent Fortune Magazine event in San Francisco, Ms. Green said “she wouldn't have minded buying them” in reference to GitHub but hadn't disclosed whether the Mountain View, California-based tech giant ever launched an official bid for the company. Regardless, the fact that Microsoft now added a major asset to its Azure division that directly rivals Google Cloud is...
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Report: Google courting developers for coming game-streaming service

Report: Google courting developers for coming game-streaming service

19 days ago   |   By Ars Technica

Enlarge / Artist's conception of what Google's gaming hardware might look like.
Google could be the next major company to announce efforts to stream high-end games from remote servers. Kotaku cites five unnamed people familiar with the company's plans in reporting on the existence of an effort to roll out a streaming gaming platform and hardware to enable it, alongside "an attempt to bring game developers under the Google umbrella, whether through aggressive recruiting or even major acquisitions."
The Information reported similar whispers of Google's game-streaming plans back in February...
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Google's eager to battle PlayStation, Xbox with new gaming platform

19 days ago   |   By Techno Buffalo


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What could a Google gaming platform look like?

What could a Google gaming platform look like?

19 days ago   |   By Tech Radar

Google is reportedly looking at entering the video game market, with a streaming platform set to rival Xbox and PlayStation. Codenamed ‘Yeti', the under-wraps project would look to offload the processing requirements of high-end games to its own off-site server, allowing standard smart TVs or even budget PCs to replicate the performance of much more advanced hardware. A report from Kotaku suggested Google may have held meetings with developers at GDC and E3 this year to gauge interest in its streaming platform, and to attempt to bring studios in-house to work on its own Yeti titles. What...
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‘All-New Xbox Hardware' Promised By Microsoft Next Month

‘All-New Xbox Hardware' Promised By Microsoft Next Month

Microsoft today confirmed that it will be attending the gamescom convention in Cologne this August. The company will bring a great lineup of games from developers across the... Read more ...

Atari VCS 8GB RAM Upgrade Announced AS Funding Passes $3 Million

Atari VCS 8GB RAM Upgrade Announced AS Funding Passes $3 Million

When Atari started their Indiegogo crowdfunding campaign for the new retro styled Atari VCS games console which comes preloaded with a wealth of video games from the 1980s... Read more ...

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