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And Microsoft's New Console Is Called... Xbox One

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Microsoft’s new gaming and media console will be called Xbox One, the company announced at an event on its campus in Redmond, Wash. this morning. The event, “Xbox: A New Generatioqn Revealed,” began with a video message from Microsoft employees, celebrities and Xbox players. “For the first time, you and...
And Microsoft's New Console Is Called... Xbox One
Microsoft unveils comprehensive Xbox Music service, including free streaming on Windows 8

Microsoft CEO Ballmer touts Windows 8 momentum

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Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer kicked off the company's annual Build developer conference emphasizing the momentum of the company's new Windows 8 and Windows Phone 8 operating systems. "In just the last three days, we have sold 4 million Windows 8 upgrades," Ballmer said Tuesday at the conference in Redmond,...
Microsoft CEO Ballmer touts Windows 8 momentum

Facebook Paying Microsoft $550 Million to Get Its Hands on Hundreds of Former AOL Patents

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Facebook and Microsoft are about to announce a deal where the social networking giant pays Redmond $550 million for access to more than 600 patents, AllThingsD has learned. The deal comes as the social network prepares for its initial stock offering and looks to protect itself in an increasingly litigious...
Facebook Paying Microsoft $550 Million to Get Its Hands on Hundreds of Former AOL Patents

This Startup Opened An Office In Seattle Specifically To Poach Ex-Microsoft Staff (MSFT)

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PaperG, a startup dedicated to giving small and medium-sized businesses a self-serve platform to create full-blown web and mobile banner campaigns in seconds, has opened an office in Seattle simply to poach talent that's bailing out of Microsoft Advertising, CEO Victor Wong tells us. Microsoft's advertising unit has had a...
This Startup Opened An Office In Seattle Specifically To Poach Ex-Microsoft Staff (MSFT)

9Slides Launches An iPad App For Adding Video To Presentations On The Go

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It was just a few months ago that Redmond, Wash.-based startup 9Slides launched to combine slide presentations with video in a simple and accessible player that could be viewed on nearly any device. Now the startup is taking that mission a step further, with a native iPad app that will...
9Slides Launches An iPad App For Adding Video To Presentations On The Go
Microsoft Raising the Roof Ahead of Windows Developer Conference
Nintendo 3DS sales in U.S. reach 4.5 million in first year

New Xbox Console Will Be Revealed on May 21

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Microsoft invited journalists to a May 21 event at its Redmond, Wash., headquarters where it will unveil the latest version of its Xbox video gaming console....
New Xbox Console Will Be Revealed on May 21
Microsoft's Windows President, Steven Sinofsky, Leaves Company Following Launch Of Windows 8

Nintendo Hires Senior Disney Exec to Oversee Digital Games Strategy

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Nintendo of America has hired Duncan Orrell-Jones to head up the company’s very important digital strategy for the Nintendo 3DS and Wii U. Orrell-Jones, who will start July 1, will hold the title of SVP of Nintendo’s Network Business. He will work in Redmond, Wash., and report to the America’s...
Nintendo Hires Senior Disney Exec to Oversee Digital Games Strategy

Microsoft Crows About Its Privacy Program - But Australia Has Deep Concerns

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A Microsoft-sponsored survey released Wednesday found that almost half of Web users felt like they had already lost control of their own data while online - just days after the Australian government complianed that Microsoft's suggested data policies might lead to just that result. Some 45% of the 1,000 users...
Microsoft Crows About Its Privacy Program - But Australia Has Deep Concerns

Microsoft and Facebook announce $550 million patent deal

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Microsoft and Facebook on Monday announced a $550 million patent agreement in which the social networking giant will purchase a portion of the patent portfolio Microsoft recently acquired recently from Aol. Facebook will take ownership of approximately 650 former Aol patents, and it will license the remaining patents owned...
Microsoft and Facebook announce $550 million patent deal

Microsoft’s adds Pegatron to patent-licensing portfolio

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Microsoft just revealed it signed a patent agreement with Pegatron that covers the Windows maker’s patent portfolio for a variety of Android and Chrome-based consumer electronics. The Redmond, Wash-headquartered Corporation now has coverage for eReaders, smartphones, and tablets running Google’s operating system. Both parties admitted Microsoft would receive royalties...
Microsoft’s adds Pegatron to patent-licensing portfolio

Microsoft ruling could raise flags for Apple, Google, Intel

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An epic battle between Microsoft (MSFT) and the European Union takes an important turn Monday, when a court is set to rule on whether the software giant is a dangerous monopolist or the victim of overzealous regulators. But, while the spotlight will be on Microsoft, the Redmond, Wash.-based company isn't...
Microsoft ruling could raise flags for Apple, Google, Intel

Sinofsky Shocker: Windows President is Leaving Microsoft

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So much for all that talk about Steven Sinofsky being the next CEO of Microsoft. In a surprise move this evening, Microsoft announced that the Windows president is leaving the company, effective immediately, less than three weeks after the release of Windows 8. “It is impossible to count the...
Sinofsky Shocker: Windows President is Leaving Microsoft

RIM Signs A Licensing Deal With Microsoft (MSFT, RIMM)

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Research In Motion shares are spiking on news that it has struck some sort of licensing deal with Microsoft. We've put in calls to Microsoft to find out what's going on here. It doesn't look like RIM is getting Microsoft's Windows Phone operating system, or vice versa. Instead, RIM is...
RIM Signs A Licensing Deal With Microsoft (MSFT, RIMM)

What online video and TV fans can expect from Microsoft's next Xbox

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Microsoft is scheduled to take the wraps off its next Xbox at an event in Redmond, Wash. Tuesday, and the reveal of the new device is likely to not just get gaming fans excited: Game consoles have become the most popular devices to consume Netflix and other forms of online...
What online video and TV fans can expect from Microsoft's next Xbox

Tumblr Porn, Tim Cook and the Problem With Big Data -- 10 Things You Need to See on AllThingsD This Week

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In case you missed anything, here’s a quick roundup of the news that powered AllThingsD this week: As expected last week, Yahoo bought Tumblr for $1.1 billion in cash. And according to WordPress CEO Matt Mullenweg, some 72,000 blog posts were ported from Tumblr to WordPress within an hour of...
Tumblr Porn, Tim Cook and the Problem With Big Data -- 10 Things You Need to See on AllThingsD This Week
Microsoft says Google refuses to let Windows Phone users access a 'fully featured YouTube app'

Microsoft and Purdue University study: Ads in free Android apps waste 75 percent of energy

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Ad-supported apps in Android smartphones are an immense energy suck. According to a Purdue University study (PDF), which—interestingly enough—Microsoft helped research, third-party advertising in free Android apps deplete 65 percent to 75 percent of an app’s energy.  The study said more than 50 percent of energy used for serving...
Microsoft and Purdue University study: Ads in free Android apps waste 75 percent of energy

Live from Build 2012: Microsoft Woos Windows 8, Windows Phone Developers

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While Microsoft was quick to celebrate the release of Windows 8 last week, in many ways the hard work still lies ahead. The new operating system sports a geometric layout, emphasizing third-party applications and touch navigation that works across PCs and mobile devices. So far, companies, like Netflix, Hulu Plus, Evernote and eBay, have contributed apps,...
Live from Build 2012: Microsoft Woos Windows 8, Windows Phone Developers
Microsoft is increasing production of the Surface and expanding to new retailers
Microsoft Yammer acquisition gets official

Microsoft Creates "Yammer North" in Redmond to Learn New Software Tricks

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Microsoft has been quietly operating a group inside its Redmond, Wash., headquarters called Yammer North in an effort to integrate Yammer into its vast software business, Venture Capital Dispatch has learned. Last July Microsoft paid $1.2 billion in cash for the business social networking company, which was then about four...
Microsoft Creates "Yammer North" in Redmond to Learn New Software Tricks

Microsoft Acquires Startup R2 Studios

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Microsoft Corp. has acquired a small home-entertainment technology startup to beef up its Xbox unit, according to people familiar with the matter. The company, id8 Group R2 Studios Inc., was created by entrepreneur Blake Krikorian in May 2011. Mr. Krikorian will be joining the Redmond, Wash., software giant with a...
Microsoft Acquires Startup R2 Studios
Dylan's Desk: How Microsoft can break the logjam of carrier anti-innovation

You call Google Glass wearable tech? Heapsylon makes sensor-rich fabric

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True innovators are a little nuts. So when Davide Vigano starts talking about the need to reinvent the fashion industry via technology, anyone who has seen a person wearing Google Glass or the ubiquitous plastic wrist bands that track fitness goals might be forgiven for rolling their eyes: Both are...
You call Google Glass wearable tech? Heapsylon makes sensor-rich fabric
Microsoft milestone: Bill Gates, Steve Ballmer mark $1 billion in giving (Photos)

Nintendo's Fils-Aime Expects Wii U's Killer App to be Social Networking

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The small tablet that comes with Nintendo’s Wii U, used as a game controller or to change the TV station and watch videos, is the most obvious distinguishing feature of the new game console. But in an interview, Nintendo North American President Reggie Fils-Aime said he believes the Miiverse, the...
Nintendo's Fils-Aime Expects Wii U's Killer App to be Social Networking
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