a-week-in-tech-aug-17

A week in tech, Aug 1-7

A roundup of all the latest tech news.
Japan

Media, Entertainment and Gaming
ò Sony announced that it is closing its Portable-TV P-TV service in Japan, a service that is seen as the equivalent of what the company is bringing to UK and Ireland. Earlier, the company announced that it has entered into a deal with Sky Television to bring on-demand video to PlayStation Portable owners in the two countries. The service is also expected to widen to cover Europe in the future. All of P-TV's downloadable media is DRM-protected Digital Rights Management and only accessible for a limited amount of time - ranging from 5-30 days. Media sources, however, indicated that Sony has plans to bring improved service, which...
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