In the early 2010s, two companies, OnLive and Gaikai, tried to get PC gamers to abandon their discs and hard drives for streaming services. However, both were later bought by Sony.
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Sony has acquired the game streaming service, OnLive, and will look to integrate some of the company's intellectual properties with existing Sony products and services.
OnLive, which launched a way to stream games from a cloud server to PCs and televisions, has announced a reboot of its business that now offers a way for people to stream games they already own,
OnLive's leader Gary Lauder broke the streaming game service's long silence today with a new blog post that offers some teases on the company's upcoming plans.
We pick the pick the biggest winner and loser in the PC game industry in 2012, from the rise of the Kickstarter site as a way to fund games to OnLive's financial troubles.
OnLive has announced that Steve Perlman, the founder and CEO of the streaming game service, will depart the company soon after its recently reorganization and layoffs.
Microsoft is holding a mixer at its Mountain View, California office designed specifically to recruit the members of the OnLive team that were laid off one week ago.
HTC will lose $40 million due to the changes at the streaming PC game company OnLive. Meanwhile, OnLive itself has released a statement saying that it has 1.5 million "active" subscribers.
The future isn't looking so bright for OnLive, but before you throw it into the dustbin of history as some crazy dream to change gaming, take a second look and consider just how important it could be.
A new report, via unnamed sources, claims that the OnLive streaming PC game service just had an average of 1,800 concurrent users, even as the company reorganizes and lays off many of its employees.
The streaming PC gaming service OnLive is rumored to be closing its doors, with unconfirmed reports claiming that the company fired its entire staff earlier today.
In a leaked series of old documents about Microsoft's plans for its next generation Xbox console, the company apparently considered a buyout of the OnLive streaming game service.
A new rumor claims that Sony will announce a deal at E3 2012 with either OnLive or Gaikai that would add game cloud streaming features to current Playstation hardware.
The recently revealed company CloudOn has launched its 2.0 iPad app, letting people access Microsoft Office software via Apple's iPad along with other features.
OnLive appears to have resolved their Windows 7 licensing issues with Microsoft by switching over to Windows Server 2008 R2 for their OnLive Desktop visualization service.
The research firm Gartner has predicted in a new paper that online personal cloud services will replace the PC as the center of a user's digital life by the year 2014.
Microsoft has issued a statement disputing the use of its Microsoft Office products in OnLive's recently launched OnLive Desktop and Desktop Plus streaming service for the iPad and Android tablets.
OnLive has announced it has now launched its OnLive Desktop cloud service for some Android-based tablets, including being able to run versions of Microsoft Office programs and Internet Explorer 9.
OnLive Desktop Plus has now launched for the iPad, letting users gain access to Microsoft Internet Explorer 9 which can run at super-fast speeds, thanks to OnLive's gigabit-based cloud servers.
Google has announced that it will add support for OnLive's streaming PC game service to devices that have the Google TV software, starting with the OnLive Viewer app.
OnLive has announced a new and non-gaming application, OnLive Desktop, that will let owners of Apple's iPad to stream Microsoft Office apps to the tablet. The service will officially begin Thursday.
OnLive has announced that its streaming game service can now be played on the Android smartphone the Sony Xperia Play, using its slide out game pad to control the games.
OnLive has announced the launch of its app for Apple's iPad and Android devices, allowing users of the streaming game service to finally play games via a number of tablets and other mobile products.
Friday's gaming news round up includes items about a nice Halloween weekend sale on Steam, free games this weekend over at OnLive, the new Team Fortress 2 Halloween update and more.
OnLive, the streaming game service, has finally launched overseas in the UK and also announced a partnership with the GAME brick-and-mortar retailer in that country.
GameStop will give people who bought the PC version of Deus Ex Human Revolution a $50 gift card as compensation for removing the coupon card in the box for a free OnLive copy of the game.
GameStop has now decided to pull all boxed copies of the PC version of Deus Ex: Human Revolution from its retail store shelves due to the included OnLive free game coupon card.
The streaming PC game service OnLive has added some new features for its customers including new parental controls, Facebook support and more.
A leaked memo from GameStop reveals that the game retailer is asking store employees to remove the free OnLive game code cards from the PC copies of Deus Ex: Human Revolution.
People who purchase new PC copies of Deus Ex: Human Revolution can get a code for a free copy of the game for the OnLive streaming game service.
GameStop has revealed that it is now beta testing a streaming game service for Xbox 360 and Playstation 3 games but that the service won't officially launch until 2012.
The OnLive cloud-based streaming PC game service will officially launch in the UK on September 22, over a year after its launch in the US.
The trend to offering PC games via cloud-based broadband streaming services appears to be gaining steam, at least as far as investors are concerned. This week one of the two leading streaming game companies, Gaikai,...
Currently the concept of playing games via a streaming cloud-based service is in its infancy but according to Steve Perlman the CEO of OnLive, playing games via a cloud server could replace all other ways...
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OnLive, the streaming PC game service, is now branching out into more "serious" applications for its cloud-based technology. The company sent out a press release this week announcing that it is teaming up with Juniper...
In the business of streaming PC games, OnLive might be the biggest company but its biggest rival Gaikai is aiming to take a chuck of this growing market. Today Venture Beat reports that Gaikai has...
The OnLive streaming game service decided not to wait until E3 2011 next week to make a number of major announcements. The service, which officially launched here in the US close to a year ago,...