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Microsoft looking to scoop up ex-OnLive developers for Xbox and Kinect-based projects

Microsoft trying to grab ex-OnLive developers, offering jobs in their Xbox, Kinect departments

Anthony Garreffa | Aug 25, 2012 at 10:48 pm CDT (0 mins, 43 secs time to read)

The OnLive news from last week is slowly sinking in, but it seems Redmond-based company, Microsoft, are looking to grab some developers from the mass layoffs of OnLive. Microsoft explain in a description listed on events site, EventBrite:

Microsoft looking to scoop up ex-OnLive developers for Xbox and Kinect-based projects | TweakTown.com

We are eager to speak to individuals and teams affected by the OnLive transition. With the stunning success of Xbox/Kinect and the accelerated growth of this business, we are looking to add key players who want to make a real impact in creating groundbreaking new products and services.

The positions are open in Mountain View, and Microsoft's HQ in Redmond, Washington. Considering Microsoft found OnLive a "potential acquisition target" back in August of 2010, this news is definitely interesting. It looks like Microsoft sat back, let the chips fall, and will now benefit by treating some people better by offering them some great jobs.

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Anthony Garreffa

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Anthony is a long time PC enthusiast with a passion of hate for games built around consoles. FPS gaming since the pre-Quake days, where you were insulted if you used a mouse to aim, he has been addicted to gaming and hardware ever since. Working in IT retail for 10 years gave him great experience with custom-built PCs. His addiction to GPU tech is unwavering.

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