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LG Smart TV owners may've noticed a new application pop up today on their G2 series sets, as OnLive's cloud game streaming app is being delivered via an over-the-air update today (first announced at E3 back in June) -- it seems that LG Smart TVs are the first to get Google TV's latest update. Beyo...

November 15th 2012 at 9:00am 0 Comments
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When venture capitalist group Lauder Partners, LLC purchased and reformed OnLive back in August, it did so for $4.8 million, according to a letter to OnLive's creditors obtained by Polygon and the San Jose Mercury News. The company's blue-light special asking price was due in part to its $18.7 mill...

October 10th 2012 at 3:00pm 0 Comments
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Bruce Grove, general manager of OnLive in the UK, revealed a 12-month "recovery plan" for the company in an interview with MCV UK. The plan involves building more partnerships to expand the service's reach, though Grove didn't specify who the company would partner with in the future."We have a road...

October 6th 2012 at 3:00pm 0 Comments
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During a private demo of the near-final Wikipad this week, Joystiq was able to grill Wikipad president of sales Fraser Townley about next month's launch. Specifically, we wanted to learn whether OnLive and Gaikai functionality – the former with its recent change in ownership and the latter ha...

September 26th 2012 at 6:30pm 0 Comments
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Microsoft will be throwing an industry mixer for the 50-ish percent of OnLive workers affected by the streaming company's recent restructuring madness this Monday, August 27, at its campus in Silicon Valley. Hiring managers will be on site, scouting for Xbox-oriented positions at Microsoft's office...

August 25th 2012 at 7:30pm 0 Comments
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OnLive CEO Steve Perlman is retaining his position as chief operating officer of the cloud gaming service, despite over half of his employees losing their jobs when the company shut down. OnLive amassed debts of over $30 million, but was acquired by Lauder Partners, LLC with the company's new owner...

August 24th 2012 at 10:20am 0 Comments
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It's now been revealed that OnLive's debt was somewhere between $30 million and $40 million before last week's collapse and subsequent reincarnation.Last week, the California-based company's assets were transferred to Insolvency Services Group. Those assets were then sold on to Lauder Partners, LLC...

August 23rd 2012 at 9:00am 0 Comments
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British Telecom has reported that it is "highly likely" to simply write off the 2.6 percent stake it invested in the recently rebooted cloud computing service, OnLive. The issue isn't yet settled, but a BT spokesperson told TechRadar that "the 2.6 percent shareholding in OnLive does not represent a...

August 21st 2012 at 11:59pm 0 Comments