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OnLive's year-long road to recovery involves more partnerships

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...

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OnLive founder, CEO Steve Perlman exiting company; silent investor new chairman

eOnLive CEO and head Steve Perlman is exiting the cloud streaming company, according to a press release, just days after he was reaffirmed as its leader. The company's former operations head Charlie Jablonski is taking over as chief operating officer and will act as interim chief executive officer,...

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Steve Perlman remains OnLive CEO in company rebirth

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...

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OnLive's mysterious benefactor revealed, 'almost half' of original staff hired on at new company

Venture capitalist group Lauder Partners, LLC – helmed by long-time tech investor Gary Lauder – is the group behind OnLive's new incarnation. OnLive representatives announced this morning that Lauder Partners' Gary Lauder is the "very accomplished and well known venture capitalist"...

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Documenting the death of OnLive: notes from the company's final meeting

"I've been a non-stop fundraising machine," OnLive CEO Steve Perlman told his entire staff yesterday morning. "And I finally got to the point where I just could not bring in enough funding to carry this thing forward." The hundreds of employees that make up OnLive were – en masse –...

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Source: OnLive averaged 1800 concurrent users, CEO promised to protect patents against Gaikai [update]

A source confirmed to have been affected by today's OnLive company shift has stepped forward, telling Joystiq that staff were shocked when company CEO Steve Perlman announced OnLive would be restructured. Employees had joked, before the 10am meeting, that perhaps the company had finally been...

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OnLive spun off into new company, service 'will continue to operate'

Cloud streaming business OnLive confirmed its sale and subsequent restructuring "into a newly formed company" this afternoon, and said both its game and desktop services "will continue to operate." That includes "all of OnLive's apps and devices." According to the statement, OnLive, Inc. is now a...

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Source: OnLive losing 'at least 50 percent of staff,' bought out by unknown third party

OnLive let go "at least 50 percent" of its staff today, Engadget learned, and the company was purchased by an unknown third party. A former employee confirmed layoff reports that popped up earlier this afternoon and recounted the events that led to today's firings. A meeting held this morning by...

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OnLive releases iOS and Android apps, custom touch controls, and a wireless controller

Cloud gaming service OnLive has been up and running for about a year now, and in all that time it's been doing exactly what many gamers thought impossible: Playing high resolution games over the Internet on any computer powerful enough to run a simple streaming app. Now, the company is taking its...

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OnLive's Deus Ex pack-in code is 'Cloud game meets physical media 1.0'

People buying new PC copies of Deus Ex: Human Revolution this week have likely been delighted to find codes for the OnLive version of the game in the box (unless they bought those copies from GameStop). But you can't play the same save file between the PC and OnLive versions, making the offer...

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