Cityville, with more than 100m players on Facebook, may be the most popular online game around, but it remains graphically challenged compared to home console games.
That needn’t be the case, as OnLive is proving in delivering 3D, full HD, PC and console titles direct to the TV this year over an internet connection, without the need for a console box. OnLive and cloud gaming is the subject of this week’s Personal Technology column in the FT’s Business Life section. Read more
Google has hit back at growing criticism of the quality of its search results, with a blog post pledging to tackle “content farms” and admitting: “We can and should do better.”
The move has been seen as a threat to Demand Media, one such producer of low-cost articles and videos designed to suck up search traffic, which has just priced its initial public offering. Read more
Tech news from around the web:
- Verizon has released its first iPhone 4 commercial, thanking customers who waited for the iPhone finally to arrive at the carrier, TechCrunch reports.
- Google is to launch Offers, a site similar to Groupon and LivingSocial, that will provide daily discounts on local businesses, Mashable reports.