Xbox 360 surpasses 66M sold and Kinect passes 18M units

Microsoft chief executive Steve Ballmer said tonight that the Xbox 360 video game console has sold more than 66 million units since it was launched in 2005. In his final keynote at the Consumer Electronics Show, Ballmer said that the Xbox Live online gaming and entertainment service now has more than 40 million users, and he said Microsoft has sold more than 18 million Kinect motion-sensing systems.

OnLive can turn your iPad into a remote desktop with live-streamed MS Office apps and more

Delivering on one of the big promises of its cloud-streaming technology, OnLive is announcing today that its OnLive Desktop app will give iPad users full access to desktop applications such as Microsoft Word using high-speed streaming technology. The cloud service is potentially disruptive to a number of different parties in the documents ecosystem.