Microsoft corporate VP Tami Reller said today that the next major update to Windows will be called Windows 8.1 and that it will be available for free before the end of the year.
Gamers can use the application to watch Twitch streams in their living room, but it doesn't enable streaming from the Xbox 360.
In a move to get more people to try its sleek email app Outlook.com, Microsoft has smartly added Google to its list of chat services, joining Facebook and Skype chat.
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Spair wants to help users buy a game once that works on any mobile operating system.
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After two weeks on PC, Pocketwatch Games finally releases its chaotic thieving title on Xbox 360.
The clash of consoles is underway,
Three best-in-class startups from Microsoft's Israel accelerator program are traveling around the U.S. seeking investment and business connections.
Nokia's latest phone shows that it's not eager to give up on the developing market for low-end smartphones.
It's been a slowish day for funding news, but with big dollar signs on many of the deals that did happen. Here's a rundown on the days' deals.
Microsoft already owns a piece of Nook, having invested $300 million into the business in April 2012. According to the report, Microsoft would buy the digital operation, which includes e-books, movies, TV, comics, apps, and more.
With Microsoft's chief financial officer Peter Klein announcing that he would step down from the position during the Q3 2012 earnings, the company announced today that corporate vice president Amy Hood will take over the role effective immediately.
Activision Blizzard beats estimates, but World of Warcraft loses 1.3M subscribers.
Here's the complete download from EA's earnings call. The game giant continues to invest in next-generation games for Sony and Microsoft platforms.
Yahoo is focusing on interfaces and voice controls for search, not the heavy-duty algorithmic machinery that powers it all.
Blue Jeans unveiled a massive update to its standard pricing today, adding a new licensing model that offers companies unlimited "all you can meet" videoconferencing plans for as low as $10 per user, per month.
Microsoft still faces criticism for its Windows 8 operating system, but despite that, the software giant has sold more than 100 million licenses in its first six months of availability and important updates are on the way.
Hulu's new Windows Phone 8 app integrates with your Hulu Plus account and looks pretty slick, besides.
Apple’s in the top 10 for the first time ever, Facebook hits the list, and Dell sells more than Google as Fortune Magazine released its Fortune 500 companies today, ranking the top 500 companies by global income.
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