Microsoft, OnLive 'actively engaged' over Windows 7 iPad app licensing
: Microsoft has revealed that it is currently in talks with cloud technology company OnLive regarding the latter's latest move in providing a cloud-based version of Windows 7 via tablets.
OnLive, which has historically focused on streaming high-end PC games to remote devices, launched its Windows desktop app for iPad
in January, allowing tablet users to access a cloud-based version of Windows 7, amongst other Microsoft products. However, questions where raised by analysts
about whether the app violated Microsoft licensing.
Microsoft corporate vice president Joe Matz has now said
that the company is "actively engaged" with OnLive, with the aim to provide the company with a proper licensing scenario to provide users of its app with.