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Twitch debuts on Xbox Live, lets you watch gamers play games

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If you’re tired of moving your thumbs around after hours of gaming on the Xbox but still need your fix, the newly-released Twitch app may be the answer. Debuting today for Xbox Live Gold members, one of the “most-asked for apps” has arrived to Microsoft’s console. Every month, more than...
Twitch debuts on Xbox Live, lets you watch gamers play games
Here’s the line for the Nokia Lumia 900 … at Microsoft

Microsoft goes green, commits to be carbon neutral from July 1

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Microsoft has become the latest technology company to commit to reducing its environmental footprint, today announcing that it wants to make its data centers, software development labs, air travel, and office buildings carbon neutral. The software giant’s new initiative will begin from July 1 (also the start of its fiscal year 2013), introducing...
Microsoft goes green, commits to be carbon neutral from July 1

Xbox One: we need time to figure this out

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The Xbox One event has had a tough reaction from critics - the same fate befell PlayStation 4. But are we placing too much importance on these strange presentations?In his fascinating book, You Are Not A Robot, the tech veteran and virtual reality pioneer Jaron Lanier spells out a major...
Xbox One: we need time to figure this out

Distro Issue 92: Building the Xbox One

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In case you hadn't heard, Microsoft pulled the wraps off of its next-gen gaming console earlier this week at an event on its Redmond campus. A brand new issue of our slate magazine steps inside the lab where the Xbox One was built for a behind the scenes look...
Distro Issue 92: Building the Xbox One

Microsoft Unveils Xbox One, an All-In-One Entertainment System with Revamped Kinect and Fully Integrated SmartGlass

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Microsoft today released details on its next generation console at an event hosted at its Redmond campus in Washington. Called the Xbox One, the new console is designed to be the ultimate all-in-one home entertainment system with a heavy focus on both gaming and interactive television watching. The Xbox One...
Microsoft Unveils Xbox One, an All-In-One Entertainment System with Revamped Kinect and Fully Integrated SmartGlass
College grads would rather work at Microsoft over Amazon, Facebook

Food recovery project wins Microsoft’s U.S. Imagine Cup

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Over on Microsoft’s Redmond campus today, teams from schools around the country gathered for the U.S. finals of the company’s Imagine Cup student technology competition. ASU students Jake Irvin, Eric Lehnhardt, Katelyn Keberle, and Steven Hernandez won Microsoft's U.S. Imagine Cup software design competition with their "Flash Food" project....
Food recovery project wins Microsoft’s U.S. Imagine Cup

Google to double size of engineering center in Microsoft's backyard

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Google will expand into this planned development next to its existing Kirkland campus, significantly boosting its presence in the Seattle region. (Credit: Google, SRM Development and DLR Group.) Google is already deeply entrenched in the Seattle region, with more than 1,000 employees spread between offices in Kirkland, Bothell and Seattle’s...
Google to double size of engineering center in Microsoft's backyard

Microsoft eyes AWS, wants more 'pure Silicon Valley startups' on Azure

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Microsoft is “clearly not as far ahead as Amazon” in convincing startups to use its cloud computing system, but the company is seeing some success in the startup world, says the president of Microsoft’s Server & Tools business. Satya Nadella, president of the division, addressed the question during a discussion...
Microsoft eyes AWS, wants more 'pure Silicon Valley startups' on Azure

LOOK: People Actually Did Line Up For The Nokia Lumia 900* (NOK, MSFT, T)

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It seems like there's at least one place people were willing to line up for Nokia's new Lumia 900 Windows Phone. Geekwire reports Microsoft held a celebratory launch event for the Lumia 900 at its Redmond campus store. Employees are said to have waited in line for up to an...
LOOK: People Actually Did Line Up For The Nokia Lumia 900* (NOK, MSFT, T)

5 Ways Windows 8 Beats iOS

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Consider first that I've been a daily iPad user since the day the tablet launched. I've never had much affinity for MacOS and Apple desktops, but I have literally used either the iPad, iPad 2 or new iPad every day since April 3, 2010. Tablets work for me. Touch...
5 Ways Windows 8 Beats iOS

Box ‘moons’ Microsoft, skips software giant in release of new cloud service

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Aaron Levie Was there something traumatic about Aaron Levie’s childhood that caused an intense dislike of Microsoft? The founder of the Silicon Valley online storage service Box attended Mercer Island High School, just a few miles from Microsoft’s sprawling Redmond campus. But there’s no hometown pride when it comes to...
Box ‘moons’ Microsoft, skips software giant in release of new cloud service
Xbox To Reveal "A New Generation" Of Game Console May 21 At Microsoft's Redmond Campus

Microsoft details its own Windows 8 rollout, lessons learned from 'dogfooding'

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If a company won't use its own products, how can it expect others to? Many customers, especially on the enterprise side of the equation, are understandably a little wary of the drastic change that awaits them when upgrading from Windows 7 to Windows 8. So, Microsoft decided to share...
Microsoft details its own Windows 8 rollout, lessons learned from 'dogfooding'

Report: Some msnbc.com staff to move off Microsoft's campus once split occurs

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It’s no secret that NBCUniversal is in serious talks to buy out Microsoft’s remaning stake in the online news venture msnbc.com. All indications point to a deal happening, with some speculation that an announcement is just days away. If the deal goes through, we’ve wondered what will happen to the...
Report: Some msnbc.com staff to move off Microsoft's campus once split occurs

Here's How Steve Ballmer Explained That Steve Sinofsky Is Leaving (MSFT)

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The guy in charge of Microsoft's all-important Windows division, Steven Sinofsky, is out and this how Steve Ballmer explained it to the troops. The Verge posted this letter sent from Ballmer to Microsoft's employees: Over the past few months we have delivered the foundation for a new era for Microsoft....
Here's How Steve Ballmer Explained That Steve Sinofsky Is Leaving (MSFT)

Microsoft to unveil next Xbox at event on May 21st at its Redmond campus

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We’ve just received an invite from Microsoft to an event on May 21st where it will show off the next version of its Xbox console and media box. The next version of the company’s media play has been expected for a while, especially as Sony unveiled most of its PlayStation 4 at...
Microsoft to unveil next Xbox at event on May 21st at its Redmond campus
Hands-on (and on camera) with Xbox One's new controller and Kinect
Steve Ballmer's letter to team on Sinofsky departure
Report: Microsoft to replace Xbox Points with gift cards, currency

Ballmer's memo on Windows chief's surprise departure

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Here’s the full text of the memo that Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer sent to employees a short time ago, breaking the news that Steven Sinofsky, the Windows president, is leaving the company. From: Steve Ballmer Sent: Monday, November 12, 2012 5:16 PM To: Microsoft – All Employees (QBDG) Subject: Windows...
Ballmer's memo on Windows chief's surprise departure
Steve Ballmer's internal letter on Sinofsky shakeup: 'I know we have more amazing in us'
Xbox One: The Most Restrictive Game Console Ever Made

Microsoft makes a play for the living room with Xbox One

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Microsoft is making a big play for the living room with a new Xbox console that marries games with live TV, Internet browsing, music and Skype. The Xbox One could considerably expand Microsoft's presence in consumer electronics but is expected to compete with Internet TV devices from companies such...
Microsoft makes a play for the living room with Xbox One

Sneak Peek: Comcast Xfinity on Microsoft’s Xbox Live

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Comcast’s Xfinity app for Xbox Live is still ”coming soon,” but Microsoft gave a sneak preview on Monday as part of the TechForum event on the company’s Redmond campus. It’s part of an ongoing effort by Microsoft to make the Xbox 360 more of a multipurpose entertainment device, expanding beyond...
Sneak Peek: Comcast Xfinity on Microsoft’s Xbox Live

Steve Ballmer's Memo on the Windows Unit Shake-Up

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Moments before announcing the departure publicly, CEO Steve Ballmer sent a memo to Microsoft employees announcing that Windows President Steven Sinfosky was leaving the company, effective immediately. Here’s a copy of the e-mail: From: Steve Ballmer Sent: Monday, November 12, 2012 5:16 PM To: Microsoft – All Employees (QBDG) Subject:...
Steve Ballmer's Memo on the Windows Unit Shake-Up

Microsoft Releases Windows Phone 8 SDK

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Microsoft has released the Windows Phone 8 SDK for the Build developer conference, now taking place on the Redmond campus. The SDK is described as an environment “for building apps and games for Windows Phone 8 and Windows Phone 7.5.” That’s pretty obvious but why 7.5? That’s the odd thing...
Microsoft Releases Windows Phone 8 SDK

Microsoft envisions turning entire room into video game

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A newly surfaced Microsoft patent application provides a new glimpse of the company’s vision for the future of video games — an immersive system that combines a sensor like the Xbox Kinect with a projection system that extends the boundaries of the environment beyond the television monitor to the surrounding...
Microsoft envisions turning entire room into video game
Microsoft to reveal 'new generation' of Xbox at May 21 event on Redmond campus
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