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Weekend tech reading: OnLive reboots with new owner after layoffs

By Matthew
Aug 19, 2012
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  1. "OnLive ... will continue to operate," the statement read. "...there is no expected interruption of any OnLive services." It was a statement that read as an assurance: everything is fine, we're still here, it's business as usual. But it was…

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  2. ikesmasher

    ikesmasher TS Evangelist Posts: 1,979   +391

    OK, the DNA storage is really cool. But where does the DNA come from?

    And assange is a *****. Its one thing if you are revealing details that the government kept for their own sake, but hes putting innocent people at risk with what hes leaking.
     
  3. Recycle

    Recycle TS Rookie Posts: 53

    DNA can be artificially made; it's just like any other chemical.
     
  4. ikesmasher

    ikesmasher TS Evangelist Posts: 1,979   +391

    oh yea thats right...im slow.
     
  5. ikesmasher

    ikesmasher TS Evangelist Posts: 1,979   +391

    on a second thought, as soon as PCs are able to read it, 700 terabyte USB drives? lol. At that size read/write isnt a huge deal.
     
  6. Puiu

    Puiu TS Evangelist Posts: 1,104   +111

    the read write right now is extremely slow (or so I heard), but it is perfect for very long term storage.
     
  7. ikesmasher

    ikesmasher TS Evangelist Posts: 1,979   +391

    I can imagine having to scan a whole strand for 0s and 1s taking a rather long time...
     
  8. gwailo247

    gwailo247 TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 2,105   +18

    Now I'm going to have to worry about my hard drive becoming denatured.
     
  9. Doctor John

    Doctor John TS Enthusiast Posts: 247   +15

    Hmm... should be ok as long as you don't get the drive too wet, or dry, or acid, or alkaline, or hot, or electrically charged or in a strong magnetic field,or exposed to radiation, or cosmic rays, or........... ;)
     


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