Microsoft buys videogame streaming service Beam

Microsoft has agreed to buy Beam, a live-streaming videogame service that lets viewers watch and play along with other gamers in real-time. The Seattle-based company, which launched in beta in January, claims to have evolved game streaming from a  passive, watch-and-chat experience into one with real-time participation by the viewer. Viewers can perform tasks like […]

Virgin Trains launches Beam entertainment app

Virgin Trains has launched an on-board entertainment app for its UK customers, offering around 200 hours of free TV and film content, as well as magazines and games. The Beam app lets customers stream free entertainment on-board Virgin trains, provided they have downloaded the service to their Apple or Android phone or tablet. The content […]