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  • Microsoft's NFL partnership enters next generation with new apps

    With the start of the U.S. professional football season around the corner, Microsoft unveiled the new tech it's going to be providing coaches and fans this season as part of its ongoing partnership with the National Football League.

    Written by Blair Hanley Frank07 Aug. 15 23:05
  • Microsoft opens up Xbox One to app developers

    Microsoft is opening up app development for the Xbox One with the launch of a kit that will be available to all developers, bringing the console closer to the Windows 10 space.

    Written by Tim Hornyak05 March 15 14:00
  • China paving the way for big Xbox One sales

    China has approved the sale of 5 million Xbox One units, opening the way for Microsoft to make a big splash in the country's emerging console sector.

    Written by Michael Kan20 Aug. 14 13:28
  • Cheaper Xbox offering without Kinect spikes US sales

    Sales of Xbox One gaming consoles more than doubled in the U.S. last month because of the introduction of a cheaper version of the console that doesn't include the Kinect motion sensor.

    Written by Loek Essers17 July 14 18:47
  • To Beat IBM, Amazon Web Services Needs to Build the Next Xbox columnist Rob Enderle isn't suggesting that Amazon get into gaming. Rather, AWS needs to approach IBM and the enterprise cloud the same way Microsoft successfully took on Sony. Otherwise, Amazon risks entering the annals of tech history alongside Lisa, Vaio and Zune.

    Written by Rob Enderle22 Nov. 13 13:40
  • Xbox One to ship on November 22

    Microsoft's Xbox One will become available on November 22 and the company has made the game console faster by cranking up the clock speeds of the CPU and graphics processor.

    Written by Agam Shah04 Sept. 13 15:21
  • Xbox One will have a high-performance custom chip

    Microsoft's upcoming Xbox One gaming console will contain a custom chip the company designed in conjunction with Advanced Micro Devices with the aim of delivering maximum graphics performance, presenters said Monday at Microsoft's Hot Chips conference.

    Written by Agam Shah26 Aug. 13 18:54