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Unlike the current Kinect, Microsoft's next Xbox should offer true motion control without lag that's supported by quality software.
"We want our users to have a magical experience, with easy and natural movements in the air leading to amazing interactions," co-founder David Holz said. "Leap Motion's mission is to break down the barriers between people and technology."
Meet Satya Nadella, president of Microsoft’s server and tools division, a division that builds and runs the company’s computing platforms, developer tools and cloud services. Nadella leads a team of over 10,000 employees, and his group alone makes $19 billion in annual revenue – which is more than the combined revenues of Facebook, Yahoo, LinkedIn, Zynga, Netflix, and a few others in the Valley.
It's about the Skittles and steaks, he says, and making great games.
We're less than a day away from Microsoft's big announcement of its next-generation game console and entertainment strategy.
Just a day shy of it's superimportant and highly publicized event to showcase the next-generation Xbox console, Microsoft's Xbox team has announced a new interactive TV show that's definitely worth paying attention to.
A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away, a Finish mobile company was working on a ground-breaking game-changing world-shaking new smartphone operating system based on Linux rising from the ashes of Intel's Moblin and its own Maemo projects.
Weemo's team claims its unique approach will give it an edge over the competition. The company has also developed a set of APIs, which can be leveraged by developers to add live video tools to any application.
Nintendo has decided not to host an E3 press conference this year.
Tumblr, which famously hates advertising and only started trying to make money after five years in existence, is in a bit of a pickle, as its $125 million in funding is running out, giving the service only a few-month window in which to raise a new round or find a sugar daddy.
The biggest web company on the planet just added support for the most widely used programming language on the planet.
Electronic Arts ended the unpopular Online Pass program aimed at cashing in on the used-games market, but the reason may have more to do with Sony and Microsoft's new consoles than customer dissatisfaction.
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Nokia's latest Lumia has a lot to like, but its hurt by a lot of unfortunate design decisions.
Sales across the industry dropped by 25 percent. Few people are buying software and even fewer are investing in new hardware.
A "don't get Scroogled" Microsoft video leaked out to the world today mimicking Google's most recent Chrome advertisement.
Systemically, Apple is falling out of the race for smartphone supremacy. And that puts Apple at risk of being in Microsoft's sights for the number two position in the global smartphone market share battle.
"Azure is a billion-dollar business," Laderman says. "Azure is Microsoft's best-kept secret in the enterprise."