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Amazon, Netflix, Google, Microsoft, Mozilla And Others Partner To Create Next-Gen Video Format
/ September 2, 2015 12:31 pm
Amazon, Netflix, Google, Microsoft, Mozilla And Others Partner To Create Next-Gen Video Format

TechCrunch reports "It’s not often we see these rival companies come together to build a new technology together, but the members argue that this kind of alliance is necessary to create a new interoperable video standard that will work across vendors and platforms. While it goes unmentioned in the announcement, it’s also clear that none of the members involved in this alliance want to have to pay royalties to the likes of MPEG LA.". Read More

Xbox One’s resurgence is great for the industry
/ July 27, 2015 5:51 pm
Xbox One’s resurgence is great for the industry

Gamesindustry.biz reports "As Microsoft turns even more sharply towards enterprise, the console's bullish performance helps to secure its future within the company.". Read More

Microsoft Exits Display and Video Ad Business With AOL Pact
/ June 30, 2015 12:00 pm
Microsoft Exits Display and Video Ad Business With AOL Pact

Variety reports "Big changes are coming to Microsoft: The company is exiting its display, mobile and video advertising business, and has struck a deal with AOL, which is going to take over the business in the U.S. and eight other key markets.". Read More

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Microsoft is building a special version of Minecraft for HoloLens
/ June 15, 2015 12:59 pm
Microsoft is building a special version of Minecraft for HoloLens

The Verge reports "We got a closer look at Microsoft's HoloLens during Build in April, but the company is showing off the gaming aspects of its headset today. Microsoft has built a new version of Minecraft specifically for its HoloLens headset. You can play with a controller as you'd expect, and create or explore worlds using holograms you create with voice or gestures." . Read More

Lego, Warner Bros. Take on Minecraft with ‘Lego Worlds’
/ June 1, 2015 6:28 pm
Lego, Warner Bros. Take on Minecraft with ‘Lego Worlds’

Variety reports "Lego and Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment have unveiled “Lego Worlds,” a new PC-only game that allows fans to build virtually anything they want using digital Lego building sets. If that sounds familiar, it’s the basic framework of Minecraft — the ultra-successful franchise that Microsoft purchased last September for $2.5 billion.". Read More

Everything Microsoft announced at Ignite 2015
/ May 4, 2015 1:53 pm
Everything Microsoft announced at Ignite 2015

VentureBeat reports "Today Microsoft is making a whole bunch of announcements about its enterprise tooling at the 2015 Ignite conference in Chicago. Here’s a roundup of all the news out of the show." . Read More

Over-The-Air HDTV Makes Xbox One A Near-Perfect Cord-Cutting Console
/ May 1, 2015 2:26 pm
Over-The-Air HDTV Makes Xbox One A Near-Perfect Cord-Cutting Console

TechCrunch reports "Microsoft announced support for over-the-air TV broadcasts, including HD content, early in April. I’ve been using the setup since, after enrolling in the Xbox One Preview program and receiving a Mohu Leaf indoor HDTV antenna and a Hauppauge 955Q USB TV tuner to take it for a test ride.". Read More

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