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All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘OnLive’

OnLive Debuts a Different Kind of Cloud Gaming

When OnLive launched in 2010 the company was one of the first to deliver on the promise of cloud gaming. Instead of PC gamers with rigs costing hundreds or thousands of dollars, gamers could instead stream the best versions of games straight over the internet to their mid-priced PC. OnLive offered game purchases and rentals through a surprisingly robust cloud …

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OnLive Debt Revealed to be $30-40 Million

The OnLive reorganization and layoffs last week were bizarre. The company issued no official statements at the time of the incident, leaving it to Twitter to break the story and allowing confusion and seemingly conflicting reports to spread. What actually happened is, perhaps even more strange than the rumors first suggested. What happened, in short, is that OnLive filed for …

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OnLive Re-formed as Half Its Staff is Re-hired

Just before the weekend began last Friday, rumors about OnLive began to leak out over Twitter. The convoluted story gleaned from OnLive employees was that the company was entering bankruptcy and that its entire staff had been laid off. The only thing OnLive would say about the turmoil inside the company was that the OnLive service would be continuing. It …

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OnLive Reported to Have Laid Off its Entire Staff [Rumor]

[UPDATE] Gamasutra is confirming that all OnLive employees have been laid off. [ORIGINAL] Today OnLive, the company that offers cloud-based, streaming gaming, was reported to have fired its entire staff. The company has denied that the OnLive service is shutting down, but confusion continues to swirl about whether employees were let go. Word of the layoffs first came from industry …

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Sony Officially Acquires Cloud Gaming Service Gaikai

One of the larger rumors to pop up before this years E3, was that Sony was going to purchase the online game streaming service Gaikai. The service, which is like Onlive but bigger, would give Sony a cloud gaming service and also give them a step up on the competition moving forward. Today they finally announced a definitive agreement to …

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OnLive Adjusts Service To Meet Microsoft Licensing Rules

OnLive has changed its popular OnLive Desktop service to bring it into compliance with Microsoft’s licensing rules. OnLive Desktop is now powered by Microsoft’s Windows Server 2008 instead of Windows 7. OnLive Desktop allows users to connect their iPad or Android tablet to OnLive’s servers in order to run a virtual Window 7 desktop, complete with Microsoft Office and Adobe …

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tuCloud CEO Plans To Violate Microsoft Licensing, Provoke Lawsuit

Last week we brought you news that OnLive, a company that specializes in streaming PC games over broadband internet connection, was facing licensing troubles from Microsoft. In January OnLive launched a new service that allowed users to access a fully-featured Windows 7 PC from their iPad. OnLive desktop allows users access to Windows 7 PCs running on its servers. It …

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OnLive Launches Touch-Controlled L.A. Noire

A touch controlled version of L. A. Noire is now available through OnLive and your favorite touch screen device. For those unfamiliar with OnLive, the company provides video game content from the cloud to your PC or mobile device. All of the games computing is done in the cloud eliminating the need for fancy hardware. If your computer can run …

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OnLive’s Windows 7 For iPad Service May Be In Trouble

OnLive, the game streaming company, announced the launch of their new technology in January that lets iPad 2 users stream a fully featured Windows 7 desktop on their tablet. It’s an awesome technology that lets iPad 2 users have the full functionality of Windows 7’s Office suite. There may be a few problems though. Joe Matz, Corporate VP of Worldwide …

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OnLive Streams Windows 7 To iPads

The unholy union of Windows and Mac shall be consummated with the appearance of Windows 7 on an iPad. Onlive, the company that made cloud computing cool with their game streaming service, are bringing virtual desktop streaming to the iPad. They announced that their OnLive Desktop app will be available on the iPad on January 12. The OnLive Desktop app …

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CES 2012: OnLive Coming To Google TVs

OnLive, the company that allows the streaming of full PC titles through a broadband connection, have announced their support for Google TVs. The company announced today during CES that their support for Google TV targets future and current televisions with their instant-streaming technology. The entire OnLive library will be available to Google TV users which means that over 200 titles …

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