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Sony and Microsoft are teaming up to work on cloud and game-streaming technologies, an unusual partnership between two videogame rivals as they face new threats from some of tech's biggest names.
-- Sony is considering using Microsoft's Azure cloud service for streaming
its game content.
-- There may also be collaboration involving Microsoft's AI and Sony's
-- A strong cloud solution is important as the gaming industry moves towards
streaming content over the internet.
Why This Matters
Sony and Microsoft face brewing competition from Amazon and Google, cloud-technology titans with designs on grabbing a share of the $130bn-and-growing videogame industry.
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(END) Dow Jones Newswires
May 17, 2019 07:07 ET (11:07 GMT)
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