Latest Steve Perlman Stories

Internet Innovator Steve Perlman Unveils New Wireless Technology
2014-02-19 13:56:21

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Steve Perlman can’t be kept down. While his OnLive video game system failed to take off – he was forced to shut it down only to rehire a skeleton crew for a new version of the company that was developing the open source console – he is back with a new venture. Perlman, who previously helped create QuickTime when he worked at Apple; and later went on to launch the businesses behind WebTV, Moxi and facial capture technology Mova,...

Microsoft To Shut Down MSN TV
2013-07-08 04:12:31

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online MSN TV, the pioneering service that first sought to combine television and the Internet, will be shutting down at the end of September, various media outlets reported on Sunday. Originally known as WebTV, MSN TV was founded by Quicktime and OnLive creator Steve Perlman in 1996, according to CNET's Steven Musil. The service, which allowed subscribers to use their television sets to browse the Web and send e-mail, was acquired by...

Shakeup At OnLive Gaming Service
2012-08-18 08:00:47

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online In the wake of numerous media reports Friday suggesting that the company was on its last legs, officials from cloud-based gaming company OnLive denied rumors that the company was shutting down. According to Michael McWhertor of The Verge, the initial rumors suggested that the Palo Alto, California-based firm would be laying off an undisclosed number of employees. Later in the day, however, various reporters and industry...

2011-08-11 02:00:00

LONDON, August 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Play latest top video games instantly on HDTV, PC, Mac, Tablets via Internet Free membership, demos and exclusive massive spectating and Facebook integration OnLive, the pioneer of cloud gaming, today announced its breakthrough instant-play video game service will launch on 22nd September at the opening of the 2011 Eurogamer Expo London, with over 100...

2011-02-08 11:31:00

TAOYUAN, Taiwan, Feb. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- HTC, a global leader in mobile innovation and design, today announced it was partnering with OnLive, Inc., the pioneer of on-demand, instant-play video games. HTC also announced it was investing $40 million in OnLive, Inc. "In a world of mobile Internet ubiquity, content is king but it's not all created equal. OnLive provides a connected cloud-based gaming experience unlike any other," said Peter Chou, CEO of HTC Corporation. "HTC and...

2011-01-05 07:00:00

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Jan. 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Marvell (Nasdaq: MRVL), a worldwide leader in integrated silicon solutions, today announced that OnLive® is using award-winning ARMADA(TM) 1000 HD Media System on a Chip (SoC) with Qdeo(TM) video processing in its new OnLive Gaming Console to bring cloud gaming into the living room. Powered by the ARMADA 1000 SoC, this new groundbreaking gaming platform enables a full HD gaming experience with a multitude of easily...

Word of the Day
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.