Battle between FTC and Microsoft turns on the future of cloud gaming

Cloud gaming is an emerging technology that allows people to stream video games to almost any internet-connected device, similar to how movies and shows are viewed on Netflix, Hulu and other streaming platforms. The business model being developed alongside cloud gaming is a subscription service, where consumers can play a catalog of games for a … Read more

Tencent bets on the growth of cloud computing abroad amid gaming slowdown

Tencent has faced a number of headwinds in 2022, including a Covid-induced slowdown in China’s economy and a tougher gaming market. Bobby Jip | Reuters tencent said it will launch new cloud computing products aimed at overseas markets as it looks for new avenues for growth amid a slowdown in its core online video game … Read more

Tencent bets on the growth of cloud computing abroad amid gaming slowdown

Tencent has faced a number of headwinds in 2022, including a Covid-induced slowdown in China’s economy and a tougher gaming market. Bobby Jip | Reuters tencent said it will launch new cloud computing products aimed at overseas markets as it looks for new avenues for growth amid a slowdown in its core online video game … Read more

Google is killing Stadia, issuing refunds for hardware and games

Photo: Florence Ion / Gizmodo Stages not long for this world. Google’s cloud gaming service will be around for a few more months until it’s completely shut down in January. The news came through a blog post by Stadia’s General Manager, Phil Harrison, where he goes in details on how Google is phasing out its … Read more

Expected revenue decline in the first quarter

People walk past a Tencent sign at the company’s headquarters in Shenzhen, Guangdong province, China, August 7, 2020. David Kirton | Reuters According to analysts, Tencent could report its first year-over-year revenue decline when it reports second-quarter earnings on Wednesday, as a Covid-induced slowdown in the Chinese economy and ongoing challenges in the domestic gaming … Read more

Google refutes claims of shutting down cloud gaming service Stadia

Tech giant Google has refuted claims that it will shut down its cloud gaming platform Stadia, stating that it is still “working on bringing more great games to the platform”. The company stated after a rumor circulated earlier this week that suggested the platform would disappear later this year, Engadget reports. … Read more