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Analysis: Gaikai Explained

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JULY 20, 2010 • Since the March 2009 GDC announcement of the new OnLive service there has been a great deal of talk about what the potential is for high-performance cloud-based gaming services. At a high-end level a cloud-based service is designed to allow consumers to execute high-performance game applications with very low client-side performance requirements. In other words, a consumer can play a high-powered game without …..
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Netflix Expands into Canada

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JULY 18, 2010 • Netflix announced it was expanding into Canada this fall with a streaming-only movie service. Unlimited movies and TV episodes streamed instantly to TVs and computers will be offered for one monthly fee. The Canadian launch marks the fir…..
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Eric Hirshberg Tapped by Activision

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JULY 13, 2010 • The advertising executive who helped bring the world the Kevin Butler PlayStation 3 commercials has been tapped to become chief executive of Activision Publishing. Eric Hirshberg will move from co-CEO and chief creative officer of Deutsch, L.A. to Activision Blizzard effective Sept. 7. Activision Blizzard CEO Bobby Kotick reportedly contacted Hirshberg directly about taking the job. …..
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Rhode Island Woos 38 Studios

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JULY 13, 2010 • The state of Rhode Island is wooing 38 Studios LLC with up to $75 million in loan guarantees to move from nearby Maynard, Mass. Rhode Island recently set aside a total of $125 million to attract technology companies to the state. Commercial banks would…..
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