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Microsoft: More than 750,000 Xbox 360 consoles sold in US alone during Black Friday

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Today Microsoft announced a number of key sales data points concerning its living room entertainment line of products, including that more than 750,000 Xbox 360 consoles were sold during the Black Friday sales period in the United States. That figure does not include sales in other countries, making it all...
Microsoft: More than 750,000 Xbox 360 consoles sold in US alone during Black Friday
Microsoft to pay Japanese Xbox owners with Points for a million hours playtime

Xbox SmartGlass app released for Android

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Microsoft has released an Android version of its SmartGlass app for interacting with the Xbox 360 console. The new app is available as a free download in the Google Play Store. It allows users to control their Xbox 360 consoles with an Android device, as well as to access additional...
Xbox SmartGlass app released for Android

Microsoft opens international barriers to Xbox Live account migration

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Microsoft's throwing open the doors on Xbox Live account migration worldwide for its Xbox 360 consoles, today announcing that XBL accounts are now transferable from region-to-region. That includes everything in your Gold level account: Achievements, virtual monies, Gamerscore, and that gorgeous Avatar. Previously, moving from one country to another...
Microsoft opens international barriers to Xbox Live account migration

Xbox Music officially announced for Windows 8, iOS, and Android

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Microsoft has officially announced the launch details for its revamped Xbox Music service, which will work on all Windows 8 desktop and mobile devices as well as on Android and iOS devices shortly thereafter. Conspicuously absent from the compatibility list are Windows 7 and Windows Phone 7 devices. Xbox Music...
Xbox Music officially announced for Windows 8, iOS, and Android
Microsoft Black Friday 2012 deals

Halo 4 sales a chart-busting 3.1 million copies on launch day

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Who needs a new Xbox when Microsoft (MSFT) has Halo 4 to keep its “aging” Xbox 360 console alive? Launched on Tuesday, gamers snatched up 3.1 million copies of Halo 4 in its first 24 hours, with 1.9 million of those sales coming from the U.S., according to VGChartz. The video game sales tracking website...
Halo 4 sales a chart-busting 3.1 million copies on launch day
Microsoft says it has sold 67M Xbox 360s, 19M Kinects, and generated $56B in game revenues

Windows 8 and Xbox: How to realize their hidden synergy

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The gaming PC and the living room game console have never been close friends. So PC gamers play their PC games, console gamers play their console games, and never the twain shall meet. Or is everything changing? Windows 8 helps tear down the wall that's been built between these...
Windows 8 and Xbox: How to realize their hidden synergy

Microsoft to launch Xbox Music tomorrow, excludes Windows 7

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Microsoft is launching its Xbox Music service far earlier than anticipated. The cross-platform music service will roll out onto Xbox 360 consoles from tomorrow, with Windows 8, Windows RT, and Windows Phone 8 receiving it on the 26th. Despite the multi-platform nature of the service, it will not appear on...
Microsoft to launch Xbox Music tomorrow, excludes Windows 7

Microsoft To Monetize Free Xbox Music Streams With TargetSpot Ads

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Microsoft has tapped New York City-based TargetSpot to deliver in-stream audio ads for its cloud-based Xbox Music digital music streaming service, which is available on Xbox 360 consoles, Windows RT tablets and PCs and Windows 8 tablets and smartphones. More specifically, TargetSpot says it will serve audio ads across all...
Microsoft To Monetize Free Xbox Music Streams With TargetSpot Ads

Microsoft's Xbox Business Is Booming (MSFT)

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When Microsoft first launched Xbox it was considered an epic failure that cost the company billions of dollars. Yesterday, Microsoft execs released a bunch of stats on just how big a business Xbox has become. "Microsoft lost $6 billion to $10 billion on Xbox," former Microsoft executive Joachim Kempin recently...
Microsoft's Xbox Business Is Booming (MSFT)
Microsoft sells 750,000 Xbox consoles on Black Friday weekend after seven years of sales
Microsoft has sold 70 million Xbox 360 consoles worldwide since 2005

What Tablet Threat? Brisk Sales Keep Consoles in the Game This Holiday.

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Tablets and smartphones may be eating away at the videogame market — but apparently not last week. All combined, in just seven days the three console makers sold a jaw-dropping 1.98 million consoles in the U.S. — an astonishing accomplishment for an industry that is facing enormous pressure from emerging...
What Tablet Threat? Brisk Sales Keep Consoles in the Game This Holiday.
Microsoft cuts Xbox 360 price by $50, reveals new holiday bundles

Microsoft does it again: Selling 193,000 units, the Xbox 360 is the top console for 20 straight months

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You are almost bored, yes, with our monthly post stating that, yes, again, the Xbox 360 has commanded the sales crown, as calculated by the NPD group? Well, too bad. The data matters, and you will enjoy reading about it. According to Microsoft’s @MajorNelson, the most recent numbers are as...
Microsoft does it again: Selling 193,000 units, the Xbox 360 is the top console for 20 straight months

AMD accuses former staff of giving 100,000 secret documents to NVIDIA

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AMD is suing four ex-employees for allegedly taking thousands of confidential documents with them went they left the company and went to work for NVIDIA. A complaint filed to the district court of Massachusetts reveals that AMD's former VP of Strategic Development Robert Feldstein, who was instrumental in designing...
AMD accuses former staff of giving 100,000 secret documents to NVIDIA

Canal Plus chief: Amazon, Netflix will bring video-on-demand to France early next year

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Amazon might be continuing its European HD streaming video invasion by arriving in France next March, according to Canal Plus' president, Bertrand Meheu. The executive is well-placed to have that info, as he says his company will be supplying Amazon with content for the service's launch on the Kindle...
Canal Plus chief: Amazon, Netflix will bring video-on-demand to France early next year
Microsoft expanding $99 Xbox program to Best Buy, GameStop
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The Xbox 360 logs its 25th consecutive month as the top selling console

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Today Microsoft announced that for the 25th consecutive month, its Xbox 360 console was the best selling device in its class. According to data from the NPD Group, 281,000 Xbox 360 consoles were sold in January. Collected revenue for the larger Xbox ecosystem - consoles, add-ons, and games – was $338 million...
The Xbox 360 logs its 25th consecutive month as the top selling console
Readying for next generation of games, Microsoft opens a Lo Angeles Xbox entertainment studio

Xbox now Microsoft's sole TV strategy after selling MediaRoom to Ericsson

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Microsoft confirmed today that it has agreed to sell its MediaRoom IPTV unit to Ericsson, following rumors about the deal a few weeks ago. MediaRoom will help Ericsson expand its IPTV efforts — Microsoft noted that the software already powers 22 million set-top boxes in 11 million subscriber homes....
Xbox now Microsoft's sole TV strategy after selling MediaRoom to Ericsson
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Xbox Live long-timers getting free Xbox 360 consoles

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People who've been using the service the longest are being treated with a special thank-you gift from Microsoft. [Read more]...
Xbox Live long-timers getting free Xbox 360 consoles
Microsoft adds subsidized $99 250GB Xbox 360 and $149 Kinect bundle to lineup
'Call of Duty: Black Ops 2' multiplayer gets public debut at Gamescom

40 million Windows 8 licenses sold in a month; meanwhile, mum's the word on Surface sales

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It took just four days for Windows 8 to hit four million machines (ours included), and in just over a month, Microsoft has managed to sell some 40 million licenses of its tiled OS. To date, Windows 8 is outpacing Windows 7 in terms of upgrades, but given that...
40 million Windows 8 licenses sold in a month; meanwhile, mum's the word on Surface sales

Microsoft launches Xbox Smartglass app for iPhone, iPad

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iOS users can control their Xbox 360 consoles via the SmartGlass app now in the App Store. [Read more]...
Microsoft launches Xbox Smartglass app for iPhone, iPad
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