Monthly Archives: July 2012

Samsung Picks Windows Azure For Smart TV Cloud Platform

Determined to become a major player in the Smart TV industry, consumer electronics firm Samsung has announced the adoption of Microsoft’s Windows Azure as its cloud platform of choice to manage its infrastructure. The Korean manufacturer said that by migrating to the cloud, it had already managed to achieve a “significant reduction in operating costs”, together with an expanded capacity ... Read More »

Sky & Virgin Media To Get British Eurosport HD Channels

Since the summer of 2008, sports fans in the UK and Ireland have been able to follow a variety of major sporting events on TV via the pan-European high-def channel, Eurosport HD. However, it has been announced today that transmission of this channel is due to come to an end, and instead will be replaced by British Eurosport HD and ... Read More »

Sony Takes Gaming To The Clouds With Gaikai Acquisition

Sony has just announced the acquisition of the cloud-based video game streaming service Gaikai in a staggering £242 million pound deal that looks set to revolutionise the gaming industry as we know it. The news itself isn’t quite such a shock, as rumours surrounding the acquisition first cropped up back in May of this year, but no official announcement was ... Read More »