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Microsoft Xbox previews streaming service

Microsoft Xbox is previewing its upcoming game streaming service, codenamed "Project xCloud", at the annual E3 games expo in Los Angeles. The service will go head-to-head with Google's Stadia tha...

Microsoft Xbox previews streaming service

Source: usatoday.com

Microsoft’s game streaming service will be free to Xbox owners, since it’s not part of xCloud Microsoft is expected to be one of the leading players in the future game streaming wars, but the company didn’t share too many details about its xCloud streaming platform at E3 2019. Instead, Microsoft announced that game streaming would roll out to Xbox One owners this fall, when they’...
20:13 2019-06-13

Project xCloud: everything we know about Microsoft's cloud streaming service Last year Microsoft announced it was working on Project xCloud, a new streaming service that aims to let you play big-name games on whichever device you want, whenever you want.Project xCloud aims to leverage Microsoft’s existing data centers across the globe, literally loading up servers wit...
23:13 2019-06-05

Microsoft's xCloud game streaming service begins in October Microsoft didn't give us many new details about its Project xCloud game streaming service at E3, but at least we know when it's going to arrive: this October. As you'd expect, the service will let you play Xbox titles across multiple devices. Since i......
11:13 2019-06-10

Halo on Galaxy S10? Microsoft takes on Stadia with its own xCloud game streaming service Google detailed its vision for the future of gaming last week, when it confirmed that its new game streaming service Stadia will be launched in November. A Founder's Edition pack went for pre-order immediately for $130, including a 3-month subscription, an exclusive controller, and a Buddy Pass to t...
16:13 2019-06-10

Xbox Game Pass for Steam: Everything you need to know about Microsoft's latest service Today, Microsoft announced several new steps it’s taking to contribute to the thriving PC gaming ecosystem via the successful Xbox Games Pass service. Here's what you need to know....
16:13 2019-05-30

Xbox One SHOCK: Good News for Xbox fans at E3 2019 as Microsoft plans biggest year ever Microsoft is liable to have a stunning E3 this year as it readies one of the biggest, most robust showings in years. Here's what you need to know about the upcoming event....
12:00 2019-06-02

Microsoft's Xbox, Xbox 360 backward compatibility list ends here Now that Microsoft has unveiled its Project Scarlett Xbox gaming ambitions, there's some good news and some bad news about backward compatibility. The good news is that games from four generations of Xbox will be playable on the new hardware. Even be......
06:26 2019-06-11

Xbox reveals its game-streaming and remote-play strategy After testing out streaming with Project XCloud -- and now facing down Google Stadia -- Microsoft is ready to start streaming games beyond the Xbox.Read More...
07:39 2019-06-10

Microsoft to Test New Videogame-Streaming Project The tech giant said on Sunday it will begin publicly testing its new videogame-streaming initiative in October, just ahead of when Google’s competing service is slated to launch....
06:13 2019-06-10

AT&T eyes $16-$17-a-month streaming service: WSJ AT&T Inc's WarnerMedia may price its streaming service between $16 and $17 per month, instead of a multi-tiered plan, the Wall Street Journal reported on Thursday, citing people familiar with the matter....
21:39 2019-06-06

AT&T eyes $16-$17-a-month streaming service - WSJ AT&T Inc's WarnerMedia has dropped its plan for a three-tiered streaming service, the Wall Street Journal reported https://www.wsj.com/articles/at-t-eyes-16-to-17-a-month-streaming-service-in-strategy-shift-11559842992?mod=searchresults&page=1&pos=1 on Thursday, citing people familiar with the matte...
20:52 2019-06-06

Stadia: everything you need to know about Google's game-streaming service Imagine a world in which you don't need expensive gaming equipment to play the next big release title. A world in which all you ever have to do to start gaming is open up your browser, select a game and start playing – no lengthy download required. This could soon become a reality i...
21:26 2019-06-06

UPDATE 1-AT&T eyes $16-$17-a-month streaming service - WSJ AT&T Inc's WarnerMedia may price its streaming service between $16 and $17 per month, instead of a multi-tiered plan, the Wall Street Journal reported on Thursday, citing people familiar with the matter....
22:52 2019-06-06

NBC launches its free news streaming service True to its word, NBC has launched its free news streaming service. NBC News Now will air live programming between 3PM and 11PM Eastern through both the web as well as the NBC News apps on mobile devices as well as Apple TV, Fire TV and Roku. It'll......
23:13 2019-05-29

Why It Still Matters Which Music Streaming Service You Sign Up For Take a look at the music streaming services of the moment and you’d be forgiven for not seeing any major differences: They all offer access to around 50 million tracks on demand, they all give you recommended mixes of music, they all let you sync tunes to your phone for offline listening, and so on....
23:26 2019-06-04

Xbox One X is $100 off during Microsoft's E3 sale It's one of the most wonderful times of the year for gamers as E3 is upon us. Not only will the next week or so bring more game announcements than you can shake a stick at, but you can expect sales galore from many of the big hitters. Microsoft, for......
20:00 2019-06-07

What Microsoft and Sony’s streaming partnership means for gaming’s future Enlarge (credit: Aurich Lawson / Getty / Hanna-Barbera) In a rare move, console rivals Microsoft and Sony announced a major collaboration on Thursday to join forces on a potentially huge new gaming sector: the cloud. The companies announced today that they have entered into a "memorandum of unders...
14:52 2019-05-21

CBS expands its streaming local news service to Los Angeles CBS has expanded its local news streaming service to Los Angeles after it debuted CBSN New York in December, giving Los Angelenos another way to find out what's happening around town. The ad-supported CBSN Los Angeles includes continuous news coverag......
02:39 2019-06-11

BET is joining the crowd and launching its own streaming service in 2019 As if the streaming video landscape wasn’t already crowded enough, yet another new service is being planned for launch later this year. Variety is reporting that the Viacom-owned cable channel BET is preparing to unveil BET+ to target primarily African-American viewers. It will be a new servic...
07:52 2019-06-11

Google's Stadia Streaming Service Faces Skepticism Google plans to charge $10 a month to access mostly older videogames through its new Stadia cloud-streaming service, an offering that analysts expect to face difficulty in standing out among seasoned rivals....
02:26 2019-06-07

AT&T Eyes $16- to $17-a-Month Streaming Service in Strategy Shift AT&T’s WarnerMedia has abandoned its plan for a three-tiered streaming service and instead will likely package HBO, sister channel Cinemax and the vast library of Warner Bros. TV shows and movies into one offering at a price of between $16 and $17 a month....
02:26 2019-06-07

UEFA launches streaming service of archive footage European football's governing body UEFA said on Thursday it is launching an Internet-based streaming service that will give people access to a 'gold mine' of archive footage....
15:39 2019-06-13

Ubisoft announces its own game streaming service, Uplay+ Ubisoft found a comfy seat on the top of the bandwagon, because it’s launched its own streaming service, called Uplay+. By itself, this wouldn’t be earth-shaking news: the company is joining the ranks of several companies, offering access to a library of games in exchange for a monthly payment. But ...
01:52 2019-06-11

Viacom to Launch BET Streaming Service With Tyler Perry BET Networks is preparing to launch a streaming-video service aimed at African-American audiences as parent company Viacom pursues new business lines to counter the decline of its traditional pay-TV operation....
23:13 2019-06-10

Beatport's streaming service for DJs sends music directly to decks DJs are used to lugging their music around on vinyl and less back-breaking external drives, but they soon might not need to bring much of anything for their next gig. Beatport recently introduced its $15 per month Link service that streams tracks dir......
11:52 2019-05-23

Chrissy Teigen is getting a courtroom show on the new streaming service with a silly name It’s been months since we last heard about Quibi, the streaming service with the worst name since Seeso, Go90, Netflix, and Hulu (all streaming services have bad names), but now we have some news about one of the first real shows coming to the “shortform video platform.” According to The Hollywood R...
05:13 2019-05-24

The Morning After: Google's streaming game service launches in November Google's game-streaming service has a price. And a (loose) release date. Ahead of established gaming companies' own big reveals -- our team is headed to LA for E3 2019 today -- Stadia already has a potent lineup of established games. The big question......
16:52 2019-06-07

Google to launch Stadia game streaming service in November Long-awaited ‘Netflix for games’ will be available in 14 countries including UK and US but not AustraliaGoogle will launch its long-awaited “Netflix for games” service, Stadia, in November, the company has announced. It will be available in 14 countries including the UK, US and Ireland, but not Aust...
19:39 2019-06-06

NBC News Now, a free streaming service, launches Monday through Friday NBC News Now, a free entry in the increasingly crowded video streaming news sector, formally launches Wednesday afternoon with eight regular hours of programming weekday afternoons and evenings. NBC News President Noah Oppenheim announced the streaming venture at the South by Southwest Festival in A...
06:52 2019-05-30

Google announces video game streaming service to let you play anywhere Google announces a streaming service that will allow people to play video games in 4K in their browser – provided they have a good internet connection...
15:39 2019-05-21

Microsoft teases next-gen Xbox news at E3 event Many have suspected that Microsoft would talk about its next Xbox at its E3 event, and that now appears to be virtually guaranteed. Gamers have discovered that Microsoft's E3 countdown videos have included background references to "R255 G36 B0," or t......
23:00 2019-06-09

All the Xbox Announcements From Microsoft's E3 2019 Event At E3 2019, Microsoft gave release dates for Halo Infinite, Gears 5, unveiled Flight Simulator 2020, confirmed George R.R. Martin's Dark Souls collaboration, and brought Keanu Reeves on stage to......
15:00 2019-06-10

Microsoft Announces Project Scarlett, The Next-Gen Xbox Microsoft today teased some of its first plans for Project Scarlett, the next-generation Xbox, and the buzzwords make it sound impressive: up to 120 frames-per-second, a solid state drive, ray-tracing, and so on. It’ll be out in the fall of 2020....
04:52 2019-06-10

Xbox at E3 2019: what we want to see from Microsoft's big keynote conference It's shaping up to be a big E3 for Microsoft. With Sony skipping this year's event entirely, Microsoft's Xbox E3 2019 conference has the chance to steal the whole show. And it looks like that could be the case, with rumors circulating that E3 2019 will finally be the year that Microso...
02:39 2019-05-24

Google takes pre-orders for game streaming service launching November Alphabet Inc's Google on Thursday opened pre-orders for its game streaming service, which it said will launch in November with more than 30 games from at least 21 publishers including Electronic Arts and Take-Two Interactive....
20:52 2019-06-06

AT&T's streaming service won't be expensive, includes HBO, Cinemax, Warner Bros. content Streaming services aren't a new thing, but the competition has been heating up only recently as companies like Netflix, Spotify and Sony report massive earnings. Each of the companies mentioned operates in a different area – movies, music, video games, but they're all part of the entertainment indus...
06:52 2019-06-07

Leak shows Microsoft's very purple 'Fortnite' Xbox One S Microsoft's rumored Fortnite Xbox One appears to be real... and it wouldn't just be a basic software bundle. WinFuture claims to have obtained images and details of the system, and the Xbox One S variant would come in a very, very conspicuous "Gradi......
01:52 2019-05-26

Xbox on a phone: Microsoft Project xCloud hands-on Microsoft's Project xCloud is almost ready for public consumption. In fact, it's launching in some capacity this October, with the ability to stream games from your at-home Xbox One to any device you own. The company's big E3 showcase mentioned t......
02:39 2019-06-11

Microsoft unveils new Xbox console to be released next year The device will be four times more powerful than the Xbox One X console and be powered by an Advanced Micro Devices chip, the company said during its Xbox E3 conference in Los Angeles....
01:39 2019-06-10

Microsoft’s next Xbox is coming in 2020 with 8K graphics and SSD storage At its E3 briefing today, Microsoft announced Project Scarlett, the working name for its next-generation Xbox game console – and it sounds like it’s going to be a real powerhouse. I don’t mean to use that term lightly – if Microsoft is to be believed, this machine should see you enjoying a top-notch...
10:52 2019-06-10

Microsoft E3 2019 live blog: we're here and ready for the Xbox Two We're live from the Microsoft Xbox E3 2019 conference at Microsoft Theatre in Los Angeles. We'll be bringing you all the biggest Xbox news and announcements as they happen. So what are we expecting? The worst kept secret of the show is probably the unveiling of the next Xbox console (...
00:00 2019-06-10

All the New Details About Microsoft Xbox Project Scarlett and xCloud Sony and Google have spared few details about their next-gen video game systems, but Microsoft has been quieter about how it plans to deliver games in the future. Sure we heard a few details about the console, codenamed Scarlett, and the cloud service, xCloud. We know these things exist. We just hav...
03:39 2019-06-10

E3 2019 liveblog: all the news from Microsoft's Xbox conference Join the Guardian’s video games editor Keza MacDonald and correspondent Keith Stuart for live news from the Xbox E3 2019 press conference: will we see a new console? 8.38pm BST We can expect the other big game publishers to show up in style, too - without wanting to upset anyone who considers an E3 ...
21:52 2019-06-09

Microsoft teases Xbox Scarlett in E3 countdown videos Microsoft has been tweeting out videos counting down the days until its E3 2019 keynote presentation - and it’s been hiding hints to its next-gen Xbox Two (more formally called 'Xbox Scarlett') consoles in them.Look at the buildings on the left of each video, and a letter-and-number...
06:26 2019-06-09

Microsoft isn’t planning for Project Scarlett to be the last Xbox console Before the Xbox One and PlayStation 4 launched in 2013, there was some speculation about whether or not there would be another console generation in the traditional sense. With everything going digital, would Sony, Microsoft, and Nintendo still feel the need to launch a physical box every 5-10 years...
02:01 2019-06-14

A Dune: The Sisterhood Series Is Coming From Denis Villeneuve and WarnerMedia's Streaming Service We won’t get to feast on Denis Villeneuve’s much-anticipated cinematic take on Frank Herbert’s Dune until November 2020, but here’s some news that suggests Dune fever won’t be confined to the big screen: Villeneuve will also executive produce, co-write, and direct the pilot for a Herbert-inspired se...
11:00 2019-06-11

Microsoft has hinted at this for a while, but now it’s official: Xbox Game Pass is coming to PC. Microsoft has hinted at this for a while, but now it’s official: Xbox Game Pass is coming to PC. No word on timing or any other details just yet; Xbox boss Phil Spencer says they’ll elaborate more at E3....
16:39 2019-05-30

Microsoft's Project Scarlett Xbox Console to Release in 2020 Microsoft unveiled on Sunday its next-generation Xbox console, known as "Project Scarlett," which is set to hit store shelves during the 2020 holiday season....
07:52 2019-06-10

Microsoft's 'Project Scarlett' Xbox arrives holiday 2020 Microsoft is following through on its teaser for next-gen Xbox details, and it's clear the company is ready to take the PlayStation 5 head-on. The new system, nicknamed Project Scarlett, will use a custom variant of AMD's Zen 2 processor architecture......
11:13 2019-06-10

Microsoft is bringing Xbox Game Pass to PC with over 100 games at launch We’re still a couple weeks out from E3 2019, but Microsoft decided not to wait that long to reveal that its Xbox Game Pass subscription service is coming to PC. Although it has the same name as the Xbox One service, Microsoft says that Xbox Game Pass for PC is “a new experience” th...
18:52 2019-05-30

Microsoft courts Steam’s audience with Xbox Game Pass on PC Okay, Microsoft, what bad karma are you trying to negate? The company is not only bringing several of its games to Steam, relinquishing them from Windows Store purgatory, but it’s also bringing its Game Pass to PC now. That’s a previously-unforeseen level of love for PC gamers. Microsoft revealed vi...
01:39 2019-05-31

Double Fine Productions is Microsoft’s latest Xbox acquisition Enlarge / Tim Schafer introduces himself as part of Microsoft for the first time. LOS ANGELES—"For the last 19 years, we've been independent. Then Microsoft came to us and said, 'What if we gave you a bunch of money.' And I said 'OK, yeah,'" That was the half-kidding way Double Fine Productions (...
07:13 2019-06-10

Xbox Scarlett Release Date might be 2020, but Microsoft's next-gen plans are well underway Microsoft's next-generation plans have already kicked off - you just may not have noticed it yet. Dan McCulloch explains how the Xbox platform is building towards next-gen....
09:39 2019-06-16

Project Scarlett: Microsoft announces details of new Xbox games console The next-generation Xbox video game console will debut late next year, as announced at Microsoft’s E3 2019 press conference.At a press conference at E3 2019 in LA on Sunday, Microsoft announced the first details of a next-generation Xbox, the follow-up to its Xbox One console. Still known by its cod...
02:26 2019-06-10

Project Scarlett: Microsoft unveils next-generation Xbox game console Microsoft announced Project Scarlett, a next-generation Xbox video game console that is four times faster than the current generation of machines. It will come out in the holidays of 2020, the publisher said during its press briefing today at the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) in Los Angeles. Ph...
07:39 2019-06-10

E3 2019: Microsoft unveils Project Scarlett console during Xbox event Microsoft hosts its annual event to help kick off the Electronic Entertainment Expo in Los Angeles. Will we finally see the next Xbox?       ...
23:52 2019-06-09

Microsoft's purple Fortnite edition Xbox One S appears in leaked images A special edition Xbox One S is apparently on the way, specifically designed to appeal to Fortnite fans – and we just got an early preview of it thanks to a bunch of leaked images.WinFuture has the gallery, which shows off the console in a very purple-heavy selection of shades, from the gradi...
17:13 2019-05-26

Dealmaster: Sony and Microsoft launch a bunch of PS4 and Xbox deals ahead of E3 Enlarge / The limited-edition PS4 Sony has launched for its E3 sale this year. (credit: Sony) This weekend marks the unofficial start of E3, the most prominent video game trade event in the United States. Ars will be at the show again, and this year's edition is expected to be somewhat muted compa...
21:13 2019-06-07

Microsoft unveils next-gen 'Project Scarlett' Xbox console, to release in 2020 Microsoft Corp on Sunday unveiled its next-generation Xbox console, known as "Project Scarlett," which is set to hit store shelves during the 2020 holiday season....
01:26 2019-06-10

Microsoft unveils next-gen 'Project Scarlett' Xbox console for release in 2020 Microsoft Corp on Sunday unveiled its next-generation Xbox console, known as "Project Scarlett," which is set to hit store shelves during the 2020 holiday season....
08:26 2019-06-10

UPDATE 1-Microsoft unveils next-gen "Project Scarlett" Xbox console for release in 2020 Microsoft Corp on Sunday unveiled its next-generation Xbox console, known as "Project Scarlett," which is set to hit store shelves during the 2020 holiday season....
01:52 2019-06-10

Microsoft bundles Xbox Game Pass and Live Gold in a $15 monthly plan At its E3 keynote on Sunday, Microsoft officially launched Xbox Game Pass Ultimate to everyone, almost two months after it was unveiled as a beta. The subscription plan, which combines Xbox Live Gold and Xbox Game Pass into a single monthly charge, costs $14.99 / £10.99 / ₹999 a month and gives you ...
10:52 2019-06-10

UPDATE 2-Microsoft unveils next-gen "Project Scarlett" Xbox console for release in 2020 Microsoft Corp unveiled on Sunday its next-generation Xbox console, known as "Project Scarlett," which is set to hit store shelves during the 2020 holiday season....
04:39 2019-06-10

Microsoft aims to win back PC gamers with Xbox Game Pass on PC and Halo on Steam Phil Spencer, executive vice-president of Gaming at Microsoft has admitted that the company has let down PC gamers in the past – and has explained how it's working to right those wrongs.According to Spencer, “We’ve not always lived up to our aspiration of keeping gamers at ...
15:13 2019-05-30

Microsoft Ends Xbox Backward Compatibility Efforts With A Final Batch Of Games Some bittersweet news this E3: Microsoft has announced another batch of games from the original Xbox and Xbox 360 that it will bring to the Xbox One via backward compatibility—but it’ll be the final batch....
07:13 2019-06-11

CORRECTED-Microsoft unveils next-gen "Project Scarlett" Xbox console, to release in 2020 Microsoft Corp on Sunday unveiled its next-generation Xbox console, known as "Project Scarlett," which is set to hit store shelves during the 2020 holiday season....
01:52 2019-06-10

Xbox One Games News: Has unannounced Microsoft exclusive leaked Again ahead of E3 2019? It looks like another Microsoft game could have leaked thanks to a surprising source as we approach the biggest games conference of the year out in LA. Here's what you need to know....
23:00 2019-05-28

E3 2019: Microsoft strikes first in video game console battle with Xbox successor in 2020 At the Electronic Entertainment Expo, or E3, Sunday, Microsoft said it has a new video game console system "Project Scarlett" due in holiday 2020.       ...
04:52 2019-06-10

Xbox One E3 leak: Bleeding Edge is Ninja Theory's first Microsoft Games Studio title It was always going to happen: the first big leak from Microsoft's conference has appeared online - here's everything you need to know about Bleeding Edge from Ninja Theory...
19:39 2019-06-07

Microsoft’s latest security service uses human intelligence, not artificial Enlarge / Microsoft security experts monitoring the world, looking for hackers. (credit: Microsoft) Microsoft has announced two new cloud services to help administrators detect and manage threats to their systems. The first, Azure Sentinel, is very much in line with other cloud services: it's depe...
15:00 2019-05-21

Xbox One Games Update: Good and bad news for Xbox One X and Xbox 360 owners Microsoft made a lot of E3 announcements but this one might have snuck under the radar. And it's an important one, with good and bad news for Xbox One owners....
19:39 2019-06-15

Microsoft launches Service Mesh Interface, Visual Studio Code Kubernetes extension 1.0, and Virtual Kubelet 1.0 Microsoft has launched the Service Mesh Interface (SMI) specification, Helm 3 alpha, Visual Studio Code Kubernetes extension 1.0, and Virtual Kubelet 1.0.Read More...
17:26 2019-05-21

Microsoft working to get “every single Xbox One game” working on Scarlett LOS ANGELES—When Microsoft announced the first details of its next game console Sunday, it said that "thousands of games across four console generations will look and play best on Project Scarlett." In a video follow-up focused on backward compatibility posted Monday, the company clarified that its ...
13:26 2019-06-11

'CBOE Streaming Markets' is New Direct-Access Data Service From CBOE Holdings' Market Data Express CHICAGO, Feb. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Market Data Express, LLC, a subsidiary of CBOE Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq: CBOE), has launched a new market data service known as "CBOE Streaming Markets" (CSM). The service provides three separate, direct datafeeds of real-time quotations and trade information from...
10:26 2019-05-22

Best streaming device: the top streaming media players for 4K and HD TV reviewed If you're only here because you want to cut the cord and stop the rich, monopolistic cable overlords from siphoning your hard-earned money every month, I only have one thing to say to you: you've come to the right place.Look, we believe that paying for great TV shows and movies shouldn&apo...
18:26 2019-06-05

Bentley centenary concept previews next 30 years The centenary concept will take a different direction to the 2017 EXP12 Speed 6 e concept The concept, to be unveiled on 11 July, promises major technological and design advances Bentley will unveil a centenary concept on 10 July which will showcase the “future of grand touring,” confirmed CEO Ad...
05:52 2019-05-28

Apple previews upcoming software changes as it attempts to diversify beyond iPhones The revisions previewed Monday during a conference in San Jose, California, included a new feature that will let people log into apps and other services with an Apple ID instead of relying on similar sign-in options from Facebook and Google....
05:00 2019-06-04

Xbox Live Free Game Download: Get three Xbox One games today before it's too late! Xbox One players can download a selection of excellent free games this weekend - get in the spirit of E3 with some amazing games that you can get your hands on without spending a penny....
10:26 2019-06-08

Xbox at E3: Halo Infinite leads massive first-party deluge of Xbox, PC games Enlarge / Moments before the beginning of the Xbox press conference at E3 2019. (credit: Sam Machkovech) LOS ANGELES—Without its direct console rival Sony anywhere in sight at this year's E3, the team behind Xbox took advantage with a Sunday press conference that revolved around games, games, and ...
07:13 2019-06-10

Xbox One, PS4 Game NEWS: 48 unannounced games revealed ahead of PS5, Xbox Two launch A big game developer has outlined that it has a plethora of games in development as we move slowly from the current generation of consoles into the next....
08:39 2019-05-28

Xbox One Games News: Massive Xbox One exclusive gets surprise new update ahead of E3 2019 Gears of War 5 has received a bit of an update via a leaked Microsoft document - and it suggests the iconic franchise is going to make a blistering return to form....
17:39 2019-05-23

Xbox Live Warning: Amazing Xbox One deal and Free Apex Legends Coins as new games revealed Microsoft is once again offering a fairly generous deal on its Xbox Live subscriptions - here's everything you need to know about the best deal we've seen this week....
12:00 2019-06-02

Elton John biopic 'Rocketman' previews in Russia with cuts to gay scenes Russians are unlikely to see a movie biography of British singer Elton John in its entirety when it is released this week. Media are reporting that scenes involving gay sex and drug-taking will have been removed....
14:26 2019-06-02

The best Xbox One X prices, bundles and deals in May 2019: where to buy the 4K Xbox After a quiet start to the year we've found some excellent Xbox One X prices. We're talking brand new bundles with the hottest games like The Division 2, Metro: Exodus, Forza Horizon 4, Battlefield V and more. Gamers looking for the most powerful console ever made have have been keen ...
17:13 2019-05-26

Admin special, play-off previews and life as a released player – Football Weekly Extra Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, Marcus Bean and Ali Maxwell discuss Uefa’s Europa League final problems, Fifa’s World Cup ticketing problems, life after being released by your club and Batistuta’s red and white armyJoin the conversation on Facebook, Twitter and email.We look back at the last few day...
01:26 2019-05-24

Xbox Project Scarlett is the next-gen Xbox Two you've been waiting for There’s a new Xbox on the way, and it’s called the Xbox Project Scarlett.Or at least that's its codename. Microsoft finally announced its next-generation Xbox console during its big E3 2019 keynote conference, and it's looking set to be a monster.“For us, the console i...
00:00 2019-06-10

The Next Xbox Will Support Xbox One Games, Controllers The next Xbox - codenamed Project Scarlett by Microsoft - will be backward compatible with the Xbox One, supporting existing games, controllers, and other accessories....
12:52 2019-06-12

Xbox, PC get a little bit closer with the latest Xbox updates Enlarge (credit: Microsoft) The May 2019 update for the Xbox One's system software is now rolling out, bringing some small refinements to the friends list, messaging, and game/app list. Starting with the last one first, the app list will now ignore "a," "an," and "the" when sorting or grouping alp...
14:52 2019-05-21

Xbox One SHOCK: Good News for Xbox fans as E3 2019 game reveals leak? PS4 fans look away It looks like Microsoft's E3 plans have leaked ahead of the show next month and it looks great. Which is probably not the news PlayStation were hoping for....
09:39 2019-05-26

Xbox E3 live stream: Watch the Xbox E3 2019 press conference live right here With Sony sitting E3 out for the first time this year, Microsoft has the opportunity to dictate the narrative of the show. This is, by default, the biggest press conference of E3 2019, and the Xbox team is expected to take full advantage of that with game reveals, discussion of next-generation conso...
09:00 2019-06-10

Microsoft ships antivirus for macOS as Windows Defender becomes Microsoft Defender Microsoft is bringing its Windows Defender anti-malware application to macOS—and more platforms in the future—as it expands the reach of its Defender Advanced Threat Protection (ATP) platform. To reflect the new cross-platform nature, the suite is also being renamed to Microsoft Defender ATP, with t...
15:00 2019-05-21

'Doom' will be streaming on iOS later this year Earlier today at E3, Bethesda announced its new game streaming technology, Orion. The company promises Orion will be able to work with any game and any platform, and later this year iOS users will be able to test that promise out with Doom. The 2016......
20:00 2019-06-10

PlayStation boss: “We believe the streaming era is upon us.” Enlarge / PlayStation Now currently offers 780 streaming games, and Sony promises to expand that catalog significantly going forward. In a wide-ranging investor presentation that focused on Sony's future gaming plans, Sony Interactive Entertainment president and CEO Jim Ryan echoed comments from ...
19:00 2019-05-21

AT&T's streaming bundle with HBO could start at $16 AT&T's streaming video service, which will bundle HBO, Cinemax, and a wide selection of Warner Bro. films and television, is shaping up to be a surprisingly good deal. AT&T will be pricing the bundle at between $16 and $17 a month, reports th......
03:52 2019-06-07

Why Disney+ Freaks Me Out About the Future of Streaming It certainly seems like the world of streaming video entered a new epoch recently. Last week, Comcast finally handed the reigns of Hulu over to Disney, which means the company will have not only the impending Disney+ streaming service but also a live TV service that competes with the big cable compa...
18:13 2019-05-25

Classical music for the streaming generation Classical music fans often struggle to find what they want on Spotify and Apple, so a Berlin streaming startup is plugging the gap. The Idagio app is also seizing on the popularity of the genre in Asia....
15:26 2019-05-23

Not Even Apple Can Clean Up the Mess of Streaming TV Apple has built a hub for all your content, no matter where it comes from or which app you use to watch it. It’s a very good idea, but the execution only serves to show how confusing and broken the TV landscape is....
16:52 2019-05-21

The 5 best TV shows and movies streaming in June From "Designated Survivor" to "A Star is Born" to "District 9," here are the best movies and TV shows new to Netflix, Hulu, Amazon and HBO in June.        ...
18:39 2019-05-31

Running Scared: Network TV in the Streaming Age Viewers are fleeing for Netflix. The ones who stay are older than the group prized by advertisers. Here’s a look back at the troubled 2018-19 season....
15:00 2019-05-21

The best streaming services for kids (that aren't YouTube) Among the various choices, Cartoon Network is solid option for kid-friendly streaming. While you may need a cable subscription for complete access, there are some full episodes of nostalgia-inducing classics like Powerpuff Girls available as well as......
23:00 2019-06-09

2019 NBA Finals: Tip-off time, TV, streaming and everything else to know about Game 3 With the NBA Finals shifting to Oakland and the series tied 1-1 between the Raptors and Warriors, here's all the info you need to watch Game 3.        ...
14:00 2019-06-05

Cramer ranks his top 7 video streaming services "With so many media companies launching their own subscription streaming services, we need to start thinking about winners and losers here," the "Mad Money" host says....
02:00 2019-06-08

ProSieben streaming JV to go live, partners with Facebook German broadcaster ProSiebenSat.1 Media will launch its streaming joint venture with Discovery Inc, on June 18, with a premium version planned to go live in the coming winter, CEO Max Conze said on Wednesday....
15:26 2019-06-12

How 5G and foldable phones will benefit streaming companies 5G and foldable phones: have there been any technology trends in the news as much as these two? 5G promises massive capacity and low latency beyond what 4G can deliver. It brings greater speed (the ability to move more data faster), lower latency (everything’s more responsive), and will ...
16:52 2019-05-22

What do subscription services and streaming mean for the future of gaming? The future of gaming is streaming. If that wasn’t painfully obvious to you a week ago, it certainly ought to be now. Google got ahead of E3 late last week by finally shedding light on Stadia, a streaming service that promises a hardware agnostic gaming future. It’s still very early days, of course....
19:39 2019-06-12

Streaming 'Dune' TV series will accompany the new movie Dune fans have more to look forward to than a new movie and games. WarnerMedia has ordered a Dune: The Sisterhood series for its upcoming streaming service that will cover the mysterious Bene Gesserit order and its elaborate "superbeing" breeding pr......
12:26 2019-06-11

Bethesda’s Orion Will Allow For 60 FPS Game Streaming On Mobile Bethesda has came out swinging at their E3 conference, showcasing Orion, it’s streaming technology that will help gamers play in 60 FPS on mobile devices....
10:39 2019-06-10

Cable, streaming or sports bar? How much it costs to watch the NBA finals Even as more and more Canadians are cutting cable, more of us are watching the NBA Finals — whether that’s on streaming services or out at a sports bar....
00:39 2019-06-12

The real cost of cutting the cord: What streaming companies don't want you to know Most of us have a love-hate relationship with cable. We like television. We love a handful of stations. But we don't need hundreds of useless channels, many of them boring, some of them in languages we don't understand. Month after month, we pay our cable bills, yet we use only a small fraction of w...
17:39 2019-05-25

Don’t trust advice from streaming ‘health’ films, experts say Pass the popcorn — and a tinfoil hat. So-called health documentaries promoting sketchy science, snake-oil remedies and dangerous conspiracies are finding a home on popular streaming services — and alarming public-health experts. “The propagation of pseudoscience undermines valid science,” says Dr. D...
03:39 2019-06-11

Facebook Restricts Live Streaming After New Zealand Shooting When 51 people were killed in New Zealand, the suspect broadcast it live on Facebook. The massacre led to a global call to combat the spread of violent content....
15:52 2019-05-21

Sylvester Stallone wants to reboot Cobra as a streaming series When last we heard from Sylvester Stallone, the multi-hyphenate was back to daydreaming of his long-gestating Edgar Allen Poe biopic. The opium-addled writer, though, isn’t the only antihero populating Stallone’s head—Marion Cobretti still lingers as well. Better known as Cobra, the character’s 1986...
18:00 2019-05-24

The best movies on Stan: a list of the top films streaming in Australia now UPDATE: Before you see Avengers: Endgame in the theatre, watch its predecessor, Avengers: Infinity War on Stan – read more about it on Page 2!As each streaming service's content library continues to grow, it's hard to keep track of the best movies these platforms have to offer....
09:39 2019-06-04

Recommended Reading: The music streaming payday won't go to artists The record industry expects a windfall. Where will the money go? Marc Hogan, Pitchfork It's no secret the music industry is booming on the back of streaming services. However, it seems like not much will change in terms of where all the money goes......
00:39 2019-06-09

How China's streaming app beat Spotify and Apple in Africa When Chinese music streaming company Transsnet wanted to break into the lucrative African market, they partnered with parent company, Transsion holdings, the makers of popular phone brands such as Infinix and TECNO to pre-install their Boomplay app on their handsets....
13:13 2019-06-10

Cable TV customer satisfaction falls even further behind streaming video Enlarge (credit: Getty Images | amesy) Netflix and other online video services have expanded their customer-satisfaction lead over cable and satellite TV, the American Customer Satisfaction Index (ACSI) found in its annual telecommunications report released today. Streaming-video services averaged...
14:13 2019-05-22

Ubisoft UPlay Plus is the streaming home for The Division, Watch Dogs and more There's a new game streaming service in town, and this time it's from Ubisoft. UPlay Plus will offer more than 100 of the publisher's games as part of a subscription service, the company announced during its E3 2019 keynote.The games will be served over the web – no download re...
02:52 2019-06-11

Streaming sports site FloSports raises $47 million, led by Discovery Live sports streaming service FloSports said on Monday that it raised $47 million from investors including current partner Discovery Inc. to grow its coverage of new and existing sports....
00:26 2019-06-04

2019 US Open: Round 1 tee times, TV channels, streaming info With the 2019 U.S. Open teeing off Thursday, here's all the info you need to watch Brooks Koepka, Tiger Woods, Phil Mickelson and more        ...
12:39 2019-06-13

More than 200 classics of South Korean cinema are streaming for free on YouTube Last month, South Korean director Bong Joon-ho (Snowpiercer, Okja) was awarded the Palme D’Or at the Cannes Film Festival for his new film Parasite, once again bringing international attention to the ever-growing South Korean film industry. If you’re intrigued with the country’s rich history of cine...
23:13 2019-06-05

Midboss’ Summer of Pride is a game-streaming celebration of inclusivity MidBoss, the company behind 2064: Read Only Memories, is kicking off its Summer of Pride gaming celebration to coincide with Pride Month. The event features a myriad of gaming personalities from the LGBTQIA+ community streaming queer-friendly games on Twitch all month long. Participation is simple. ...
20:00 2019-05-31

The real cost of cutting the cord: What streaming companies don’t want you to know Do it wrong, and cord-cutters might end up paying more than traditional cable, which is exactly what streaming companies don’t want you to realize.        ...
15:52 2019-05-23

Just about every Final Fantasy soundtrack is now streaming on Spotify and Apple Music So far, 2019 has been a pretty good year for fans of the Final Fantasy franchise. First, we were finally given a real look at the long-anticipated Final Fantasy VII remake, which sounds like it may actually come out sometime in the near future. Now, thanks to some benevolent copyright holders at Squ...
05:13 2019-06-07

Pak Minister Accidentally Shown With Cat Ears On Facebook Live Streaming In a comedy of errors, a person streaming live on Facebook a conference by a Pakistani minister accidentally activated the cat filter, according to a media report said today....
15:13 2019-06-15

Id Software built a framework to make streaming video games better Bethesda is jumping on the cloud-gaming train with Orion, a software collection that optimizes game engines for streaming. Essentially, Orion is designed to make games run better on platforms like Google's Stadia or Microsoft's xCloud. It works with......
11:13 2019-06-10

TikTok’s owner is reportedly launching a music streaming app in July Yesterday, Chinese company ByteDance – which owns TikTok, Helo, and Vigo Video – launched a chat app called Flipchat. Now, a new report from Bloomberg suggests its reportedly launching a music streaming app this year. The report notes that the company has already secured rights from two of India’s b...
16:26 2019-05-21

Disney has a 'major advantage' as the streaming war heats up, says RBC's Mark Mahaney Disney's back catalog gives it a leg up over incumbent competitors such as Netflix, which has to spend more to differentiate their service with original content, according to RBC Capital Market's Mark Mahaney....
20:00 2019-05-21

Anna Kendrick will star in 'Love Life' for WarnerMedia streaming WarnerMedia is slowly developing its own content for its upcoming streaming service, as Pitch Perfect's Anna Kendrick will star in and produce a half-hour romantic comedy series called Love Life, according to Deadline. Each season, the series will f......
08:52 2019-05-24

2019 U.S. Open: Round 2 tee times, TV channels, streaming info Round 2 of the 2019 US Open gets underway Friday morning. Here's everything you need to catch who makes the cut at Pebble Beach Golf Links.       ...
15:52 2019-06-14

Bethesda wants you to test its game streaming tech with DOOM on iOS this year At its E3 briefing yesterday, Bethesda Softworks, the publisher behind the popular Elder Scrolls and Fallout game franchises, announced that it’s also hopping on the game streaming bandwagon – but not in the way you might think. The company’s Orion tech is a framework that optimizes cloud gaming per...
17:13 2019-06-10

2019 U.S. Open: Round 3 tee times, TV channels, streaming info Round 2 of the 2019 US Open gets underway Saturday morning. Here's everything you need to follow moving day at Pebble Beach Golf Links.        ...
16:52 2019-06-15

Stanley Cup Final: Time, TV, streaming info and everything you need for Game 7 of Bruins-Blues The Boston Bruins and St. Louis Blues will play a winner-take-all Game 7 for the right to lift the Stanley Cup.       ...
12:52 2019-06-12

Stanley Cup Finals: Time, TV, streaming info and everything you need about Game 6 of Bruins-Blues The St. Louis Blues, up 3-2 in the Stanley Cup Finals against the Boston Bruins, can capture the first championship in franchise's 52-year history.       ...
14:39 2019-06-09

Tencent launches video streaming in Thailand, eyes SE Asia expansion Chinese tech giant Tencent Holdings Ltd launched its first overseas video streaming service in Thailand on Friday, as it ramps up its presence outside China....
19:13 2019-06-14

Xbox Two: what we want to see out of a new Xbox For the past few years, the new Xbox was nothing more than a dream. We had hoped Microsoft was working on the next Xbox, and even suspected that might be the case, but until recently, we weren't sure.Now we can confidently say that not only is a new Xbox - the Xbox Two - now in development, but...
17:39 2019-05-28

Netflix vs Stan, Foxtel Now and Amazon Prime: Australian streaming services compared UPDATE: Stan has raised the price of its Premium package, which will now set you back $17 a month – that's a $2 increase from the tier's original $15 monthly fee. Updated article below.Now that streaming media has become a mainstay in Australian homes, Aussies have plenty of options...
06:26 2019-05-22

Oculus forces Virtual Desktop to stop streaming SteamVR apps to Quest Oculus is forcing the developer of a popular Windows streaming app for Quest to remove support for SteamVR app and game streaming to the wireless headset.Read More...
15:26 2019-06-12

Indian streaming giant broke Safari support to deal with security hole Websites tend to drop support for a particular browser due to obsolescence or just a lack of functionality, but India's biggest streaming service apparently had another reason: a piracy-friendly security hole. TechCrunch sources understand that Disne......
17:39 2019-06-10

The 12 Best Games For The Xbox One You’re heading to the store to get an Xbox One right now, and need to know which games to get. Or you’re at work or in school, daydreaming about what you want to play next. Or maybe you’re suiting up for a battle in the console war, cinching on your armor and trying to remember which games will best...
20:52 2019-05-21

Here's your first look at 'Battletoads' for Xbox One Rare and Microsoft finally have more to show of their Battletoads revival than a logo. They've posted a trailer for the (mostly) side-scrolling brawler that gives you a good look at what to expect. Not surprisingly, it's much more vivid and animate......
23:00 2019-06-09

This is our first look at the new Xbox app on Windows 10 Windows 10 users – or at least those on the very latest version of the operating system – can now install the beta version of Microsoft’s revamped Xbox app.You can grab the freshly overhauled app by heading to the Microsoft Store, although as mentioned, you must be running the W...
12:52 2019-06-10

The best new Xbox One games at E3 2019 After a distinct lack of great first-party titles in 2018, Microsoft is ready to turn things around in 2019. That’s right, there are a number of great Xbox One games coming this year. How can we be so sure? We got a chance to see them first-hand at Microsoft’s E3 2019 keynote, whi...
03:52 2019-06-10

Project Scarlett: what we know so far about the next Xbox Having announced its next video game console at E3 2019, Microsoft is being tight-lipped on further details – but the clues are there if you’re lookingThere still isn’t much that’s clear about Project Scarlett, Microsoft’s follow-up to the Xbox One, which was revealed for the first time at the E3 co...
17:26 2019-06-10

Xbox Project Scarlett vs PS5: what we know so far And so it begins. The dawn of a new console war, as two gaming titans re-enter the ring for another dust-up. Our combatants? Xbox Project Scarlett vs PS5. Microsoft vs Sony.Alpha and Omega. Beginning and End. Yes, we take gaming very seriously. So, with both companies having shown the first car...
03:13 2019-06-14

Xbox Game Pass Ultimate is now available Ahead of its E3 2019 press conference Microsoft is revealing details around its upcoming expansions of Xbox Game Pass by opening subscription pages.First up is Xbox Game Pass Ultimate which is now available to everyone after a period of limited availability to some Xbox Insiders. Xbox Game Pass...
17:52 2019-06-09

Xbox's biggest competitor isn't PlayStation Stop me if you've heard this one before. At E3 2013, Microsoft tripped over its shoelaces as it tried to justify the unexpectedly high price and complex ecosystem of its upcoming console, the Xbox One. It required an internet connection and locked......
23:00 2019-06-09

Save $160 On the 4K and HDR-Capable Xbox One X Console In terms of sheer power and graphical capability, nothing can top the Xbox One X. So if you want to experience modern games like Red Dead Redemption 2 and Assassin’s Creed Odyssey in their full 4K HDR glory, you can save $160 today on a bundle that includes a copy of PUBG, the best deal we’ve ever s...
19:26 2019-06-03

The Xbox app for Windows 10 is now a ‘console companion’ Microsoft is continuing to build on its promise to improve its services for gamers. Last year, it vowed to improve its Microsoft Store and last month unveiled a powerful new take on the Xbox Game Bar. Now its taking stock of its Xbox-branded services......
18:13 2019-06-05

Pro-life group calls for Netflix boycott after streaming giant threatens to leave Georgia over 'heartbeat' bill A United Kingdom-based pro-life group has called for a boycott of Netflix after the streaming giant said it would consider shunning Georgia over the state's recently-enacted "heartbeat" abortion bill....
21:52 2019-06-05

Xbox and PlayStation gamepad support extends across iOS 13 During Apple's WWDC 2019 keynote the company showed off so many things even our cut-down version of the event lasts nearly half an hour. One of the reveals was that tvOS 13 will be compatible with PlayStation 4 and Bluetooth-equipped Xbox One control......
08:39 2019-06-04

Woman who used Xbox to try and lure teen boy for sex gets 7 years PHOENIX — A 34-year-old Phoenix woman has been sentenced to seven years in prison for trying to lure a 14-year-old into having sex with her. Lisa Corn was sentenced Wednesday by a Maricopa County Superior Court judge on her May guilty pleas to attempted aggravated luring a minor for sexual exploitat...
11:52 2019-06-13

Apple's tvOS Gets PS4 and Xbox One Controller Support I bet you thought tvOS, the operating system running on Apple’s Apple TV devices, wouldn’t be getting any major new features given that it’s primary TV app (seriously Apple can we change up some of these names so they’re easier to talk about?) just got a major refresh weeks ago. But today Apple show...
20:26 2019-06-03

Congratulations, gamers: Xbox is now body wash Achievement unlocked: basic human hygiene. While rumors swirl about the specs of a potential Playstation 5, Microsoft has blown whatever Sony has planned for E3 right out of the water by announcing that the next generation of Xbox will be soap. That’s right, finally, after enduring decades without a...
21:26 2019-06-05

Xbox body wash is a necessary and terrible idea Companies always like to show up to E3 with some surprises, but here's one that no one expected: GameSpot reports that Microsoft is partnering with body wash maker Lynx -- an alternate brand name used by Axe in some countries -- to create an Xbox-bra......
23:52 2019-06-04

Xbox Game Pass for PC is coming soon with over 100 games Microsoft is trying to do right by its PC gaming audience, and Xbox Game Pass is a big part of that initiative -- but so is Steam and Win32 games.Read More...
15:39 2019-05-30

Another new Xbox console, and another shrug of the shoulders from PC gamers As expected, Microsoft officially announced the next generation of Xbox – currently known as Project Scarlett – at E3 2019, with a trailer that was supposed to whet our appetite, make us forget about Sony’s upcoming PS5, while also remaining coy about any specifics.I don’...
16:52 2019-06-10

'Tales of Arise' launches on Xbox One and PS4 in 2020 First launched on the Super Famicom way back in 1995, Bandai Namco's Tales series is one of the longest-running RPG series in the history of gaming. At Microsoft's E3 keynote on Sunday, the company announced that the "dynamic action RPG" will receive......
11:13 2019-06-10

Keanu Reeves and new Xbox: All gaming news from E3 Keanu Reeves, George RR Martin and the next generation of the Xbox console - the E3 games conference doesn't really start until Tuesday and there's been a lot of news already....
17:13 2019-06-10

Xbox Players Can Now Have The Same Gamertag, If They Don't Mind Numbers At The End Frustrated that someone else got the Xbox Gamertag you wanted before you did? Thanks to changes implemented by Microsoft this week, players can now choose a Gamertag that’s already in use, as long as they don’t mind having a hashtag and random numbers next to their display name....
19:13 2019-06-11

Every Xbox One title will be playable on Project xCloud A major selling point for Xbox One is its broad backward compatibility with an array of Xbox and Xbox One games, giving it an enormous library of more than 3,500 titles. When Project xCloud debuts, it'll be capable of streaming any of those games out......
00:01 2019-05-25

Xbox Live ID numbers let you choose a Gamertag that's already taken As Microsoft makes Xbox Live an entertainment service that spreads across more platforms (including Switch, Android and iOS), it's also relaxing the naming scheme. Since it's been in operation since 2002, many commonly-requested aliases are already t......
12:26 2019-06-11

Windows 10's Xbox bar helps you find and share games Windows 10's May 2019 Update includes one more notable feature: an overlay made just for gamers. Microsoft has detailed an Xbox Game Bar that provides quick access to controls and social features while you're playing. Invoke the Win-G keyboard shortc......
23:52 2019-05-22

Xbox deodorant and body wash let you smell like a gamer Game face, meet game scent. A new line of grooming products called Xbox Lynx embodies a fragrance that some might rather avoid than apply: that of a gamer. The collaboration between Xbox and Axe body spray parent companies Microsoft and Unilever, respectively, won’t flaunt the pheromones of a ...
22:00 2019-06-05

Xbox head thinks E3 is about boosting gaming’s reputation — it’s not E3 has drawn to a close for another year, and with the end comes the usual question of what the conference’s purpose is in the gaming industry. According to Xbox head Phil Spencer, the purpose is to raise the profile and reputation of gaming worldwide. It’s a nice, idealistic view — too bad it’s wro...
23:52 2019-06-13

Watch the Xbox E3 2019 press conference in under 15 minutes Sony skipped E3 this year, and my gosh Microsoft made the most of it. The company used its Xbox briefing to tease Project Scarlett, a powerful new console due "holiday 2020," and the introduction of Project xCloud, a long-awaited game streaming s......
20:00 2019-06-10

Portal Headlines June's Xbox Games With Gold There’s a fun mix of games in June’s Xbox Games with Gold, from sports to puzzles. As always, these games are only “free” if you have an active Xbox Live Gold subscription....
19:13 2019-05-30

'Ghostbusters: The Video Game' getting remastered for PS4, Switch, Xbox and PC "Ghostbusters: The Video Game," which was orginally released in 2009, is being remastered for the PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch, Xbox One and PC through the Epic Games store....
21:26 2019-05-30

The Very Best Xbox Controller Now Has Swappable Paddles, Thumbsticks, and Even Faceplates Microsoft or Sony don’t make the best controllers for your Xbox or PlayStation. Instead, they’re made by Scuf, a company that produces high-end customizable controllers intended for competitive gaming and people who want the best experience. So when the company announces a new super customizable Xbo...
03:39 2019-05-24

Supermassive's 'Man of Medan' hits PS4, Xbox One and PC August 30th Man of Medan, the first installment in Supermassive's Dark Pictures Anthology interactive horror series, will hit PS4, Xbox One and PC August 30th. It centers on a young group on a diving vacation that doesn't quite go as planned -- the quartet are k......
00:39 2019-05-22

Better late than never: PS4 and Xbox One controller support in iOS 13 is a game-changer As the last video game console generation began to wind down, countless bloggers opined about Apple killing home consoles once and for all. It made sense on paper — Apple sells tens of millions of iPhones every quarter, and in the 21st century, we spend more time with our phones than we do wit...
19:13 2019-06-04

Xbox free Games with Gold for June 2019 It wouldn’t have taken much for Microsoft to top its Games with Gold offering for May, but it only barely did so with the four free games coming to Xbox Live Gold subscribers next month. The highlight of the selection is NHL 19, which is actually a really solid sports game, and belongs in your...
07:13 2019-05-31

Boy, 16, fatally shot while trying to sell Xbox: 'They killed my son over nothing,' mom cries Johnny Peluyera, 16, of Merrillville, Ind., was looking to sell his Microsoft Xbox game console. The teen thought he found a buyer in Gary, just a few miles away, after using an online sales app....
11:26 2019-06-14

Xbox Game Pass is coming to Windows 10, but many questions remain Enlarge / Well, there you have it. In one of the less-detailed announcements of the pre-E3 season, Microsoft this morning officially confirmed it is bringing its "all-you-can-play" Game Pass subscription service to the PC. The new expansion of the Xbox Game Pass (which launched just over two year...
17:52 2019-05-30

Xbox Elite Wireless Controller Series 2 coming November 4 Microsoft gave us our first glimpse of the Xbox Elite Wireless Controller Series 2 at its E3 2019 presentation.According Microsoft's Larry Hryb, the controller has been complete re-engineered for the ultimate performance. It will also be highly customisable, allowing you to tweak how it feels a...
00:00 2019-06-10

Fable 4 Missing at E3 2019: Why did Xbox skip showing this new game? Fable, Microsoft's premier RPG franchise has been missing in action for the entire Xbox One generation, but could we see it on the next-generation Xbox Scarlett? Here's everything you need to know about the oft-rumoured fourth instalment....
19:13 2019-06-10

Xbox Game Pass Ultimate launches with PC and console games For $15, subscribers get Xbox Game Pass for console, Xbox Game Pass for PC, and Xbox Live Gold. Of course, my Xbox Live Gold just renewed for $60!Read More...
07:39 2019-06-10

Want a free Xbox One S? Then check out Virgin's new broadband and TV flash deals Virgin Media really does love a good flash sale. But while these blink and they're gone offers can sometimes fall short of grabbing our attention, the latest broadband and TV deals from Virgin have us well and truly hooked.Ending this Wednesday at 11.59pm, the term flash is very much the emphas...
18:26 2019-06-10

The cheapest Xbox One bundle deals and sale prices in May 2019 Freshly discounted cheap Xbox One bundle deals have appeared this week and we've found some fantastic discounts. So if you've decided it's finally time to opt for a sweet Xbox One deal, then you're in luck. Microsoft is really pushing discounts on the 1TB consoles now too, which ...
17:13 2019-05-26

A Brand New Look At Halo Infinite, Which Will Be An Xbox Scarlett Launch Title Microsoft finally showed off some more footage for Halo Infinite—a weighty name for the sixth major game in the 18-year-old franchise. Halo Infinite will launch on Windows 10, Xbox One and Xbox’s newly-announced Project Scarlett console fall, 2020....
04:52 2019-06-10

Xbox E3 2019: The 16 biggest announcements and trailers from the press conference Microsoft promised a big show for E3 2019, and for the most part, it delivered. Over 60 games were shown off during the media briefing on Sunday afternoon, including more than a dozen first-party titles. Rather than recap the show in its entirety (you can always go rewatch the stream), I’ve de...
09:00 2019-06-10

The best Xbox One X prices, bundles and sales in Australia (June 2019) At E3 2017, Microsoft officially unveiled what was formerly known as Project Scorpio — the Xbox One X. This is the full 4K HDR upgrade from Microsoft that fans of the original Xbox One consoles have been waiting for, not to mention newcomers to the platform.This is the place where we ans...
08:52 2019-06-05

The best Xbox One S prices, bundles and sales in Australia (June 2019) With the unveiling of the Xbox One X, the Xbox One S has seen some impressive price drops and bundle deals with Microsoft going all out to pump up the pressure on its rivals. It was already often the cheapest console of the current generation, but with some of these savings on bundles and even Xbox ...
10:39 2019-06-12

Scuf debuts a modular alternative to the Xbox Elite controller Last year, Scuf introduced its Vantage customizable PS4 controller. It offered PlayStation fans a more comfortable grip and the ability to increase speed by cutting down on hand movements. Now, Scuf is ready to unveil a controller for Xbox One, the P......
22:26 2019-05-23

Xbox chief outlines plans to curb toxic behavior Xbox head Phil Spencer has laid out some measures to combat some of the more negative aspects that pervade gaming communities such as toxicity and abuse. He wrote in a blog post that "gaming is for everyone" and people everywhere, from all background......
15:13 2019-05-21

PS5 and Xbox Two could perfectly render creepy mannequins with lush hair In 2001, Pixar's Monsters, Inc was not only a charming kids film, but a technological marvel: the Pixar animators' super computers had created a world full of fuzzy creatures with hair so natural-looking, you wanted to reach into the screen and give them a hug.But this was in a closed envi...
16:52 2019-05-22

'Halo Infinite' arrives holiday 2020 alongside the new Xbox It's been a year since 343 Industries gave us our first glimpse of the next installment of Xbox's flagship series, Halo Infinite. But during the Microsoft keynote event on Sunday, 343 revealed that Master Chief will once again return to the battlefie......
11:13 2019-06-10

Apple expands tvOS gaming with PS4, Xbox One S controller support Enlarge / Controller not shown to scale. At the 2019 WWDC keynote today, Apple CEO Tim Cook announced that the company is expanding Apple TV controller support to include "two of the best and most popular game controllers available, Xbox One S and PlayStation DualShock 4" with the next tvOS updat...
21:00 2019-06-03

The new Xbox Game Bar adds a fresh layer to gaming on Windows 10 The Xbox features in Windows 10 have been fairly simple, with quick tools for capturing game footage and sharing it. That's changing today, just after the launch of the Windows 10 May 2019 Update. Now, the Xbox Game Bar includes extra overlay options for social features, audio, Spotify and...
06:13 2019-05-23

GamesBeat Decides E3: Xbox hands-on and Final Fantasy VII Remake The GamesBeat Decides podcast is recording live from sunny California to report to you all the news from E3. They are back with takes on Monday.Read More...
01:00 2019-06-12

Everything Microsoft Announced At E3 2019 The first details on a powerful new Xbox console, release dates for anticipated games like Cyberpunk 2077, and another developer acquired by Xbox Game Studios led Microsoft’s packed slate of announcements for its E3 briefing on Sunday....
04:52 2019-06-10

Prove you're not a filthy casual with new Xbox-branded Lynx hygiene products In an effort to outdo itself in the high-stakes world of zany marketing ideas, Xbox Australia has announced a partnership with Lynx (also known as Axe in the US) that will see a range of Xbox-branded body spray, deodorant and shower gel products land in grocery stores and pharmacies across Australia...
07:26 2019-06-05

Apple's new tvOS 13 gets PlayStation and Xbox controller support, multiuser sign-ins Just minutes ago at the WWDC 2019 conference, Apple finally made a very anticipated feature available for tvOS 13 by introducing multi-user support. Thus, every different user will get a tailored "up next" list for their own preferences and their own preferences only. Apple introduces a new Control ...
22:26 2019-06-03

PS5 and Xbox Scarlett graphics Revealed? EA's next-gen tech teased in incredible new video EA has released a series of new videos courtesy of DICE and Criterion that demonstrate what's possible with the Frostbite Engine, and what graphics we're going to see next gen....
09:13 2019-05-25

Apple Arcade gets some real gaming cred with PS4 & Xbox controller support During its WWDC keynote yesterday, Apple CEO Tim Cook revealed that Apple‘s tvOS would now support third-party controllers such as the PS4‘s Dualshock and the Xbox One S gamepad. Later, game companies confirmed iOS 13 would also support said controllers — meaning Apple‘s upcoming game service, Arcad...
08:52 2019-06-05

GameStop revenue misses estimates as Xbox, PlayStation sales fall GameStop Corp on Tuesday reported a 13.3% fall in quarterly revenue that missed analysts' estimates, as the world's largest video game retailer wrestles with slowing sales of video games and consoles at its stores....
23:00 2019-06-04

PS4 Shock Update: Sony PlayStation console announcement is yet more bad news for Xbox One PlayStation Now has reached the 700k millstone, but Sony is targeting 5 million subscribers once the PS5 releases. Will, they put PS Now on other devices to help reach this target?...
08:39 2019-05-27

E3 2019: Expo has new blockbuster video games, while streaming of games gathers momentum At the Electronic Entertainment Expo, there's buzz around Google's Stadia cloud gaming service and new 'Star Wars' and 'Doom' games.       ...
19:52 2019-06-09

Microsoft Wants to Protect Your Identity With Bitcoin Microsoft announced plans to use the bitcoin blockchain to create a "digital identity" that could be used to access sites and apps across the internet....
16:00 2019-05-21

Microsoft Office 365: A cheat sheet Office 365 provides the productivity tools required by a modern enterprise workforce. This guide covers key details, including available applications, system requirements, and subscription options....
14:13 2019-05-28

Hands-On With Microsoft's New Elite Controller The current Elite is already the best controller (a lot of) money can buy, but Microsoft is showing off a new and improved version at E3, which you can get a closer look at in this video....
07:13 2019-06-11

Microsoft calls for US version of GDPR As we approach the one year anniversary of the European Union's General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), Microsoft has outlined its vision for a US version of the regulation that would make it easier for consumers to protect their data.The company's corporate vice president and deputy ge...
20:52 2019-05-21

What new collaborations will you be doing in Microsoft's Fluid Framework? Microsoft promises a new kind of shared interactive experience inside documents. But what does that really mean, and what does SharePoint have to do with it?...
13:00 2019-05-28

Microsoft posts a record $29.1 billion Q1. Same old, same old (credit: Julien GONG Min / Flickr) Microsoft has posted the results of the first quarter of its 2019 financial year, which runs up until September 30, 2018. Revenue was $29.1 billion, up 19 percent year on year, to set a new record for the company's first quarter. Operating income rose 29 percent ...
14:52 2019-05-21

Someone may have just leaked all of Microsoft’s plans for E3 2019 In many ways, E3 2019 will be the last hurrah for this video game console generation. Sony has recently confirmed that it is already deep in development on its PlayStation 4 successor, and Microsoft started talking about the future of Xbox a full year ago. Of course, Sony isn’t actually going ...
17:26 2019-05-21

Microsoft releases new Windows 10 preview with WSL 2 Microsoft has released Windows 10 build 18917 from the 20H1 branch with download, Narrator, WSL, and inking improvements, plus the usual bug fixes.Read More...
08:52 2019-06-13

Netflix investor isn't worried about Disney, Apple streaming services — Netflix is 'future of film' Netflix shouldn't be worried about streaming wars, Morris Mark, CEO of Mark Asset Management, said Tuesday ahead of the company's fiscal earnings....
20:00 2019-05-21

Gears 5 release date set for ‘Fall 2019’ and will launch on Xbox Game Pass Gears of War 5’s rumored September 10 release date might have been more accurate than we originally believed – a billboard outside of the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles confirms a Fall 2019 release window (i.e. September through November) as well as its Xbox Game Pass availabili...
07:52 2019-06-08

PS4 Games Blow: Bad News for Sony fans - this major exclusive may be coming to Xbox One It looks like a game that was initially billed as a PlayStation exclusive could be coming to Xbox One as well - at least if a mysterious new listing is to be believed....
14:26 2019-06-08

Xbox Boss Phil Spencer Says Banjo In Smash Was An Easy Deal To Make Nintendo’s penultimate E3 announcement today involved the addition of a Microsoft-owned character to Smash Bros. This kind of company crossover between two platform holders might seem extraordinary, but Xbox boss Phil Spencer said that it was actually a pretty easy deal....
19:52 2019-06-11

Elder Scrolls 6 release date update: Bethesda all but confirms a PS5, Xbox Two launch Bethesda's Todd Howard has revealed that the next games in the Elder Scolls series are likely still a way off - and he wants the new game to be played by gamers for over 10 years....
16:39 2019-06-05

Fans Find Huge List Of New Games Coming To Xbox One And PC Game Pass It seems Microsoft has released some E3 news a bit early. Fans have found a large list of games that are now available to play via Game Pass, ahead of an official announcement later today at their E3 Media Briefing....
17:39 2019-06-09

Microsoft’s Surface Pen stylus could one day also be a Bluetooth earpiece Microsoft could be planning on designing a future Surface Pen stylus that can be wrapped around your ear and used as a Bluetooth headset.The plans were spotted in a patent, which suggests that when the stylus isn’t being used to draw or sign documents, it can be attached to a user’s ea...
14:52 2019-06-14

Microsoft unveils an even more customizable Elite controller Remember the Xbox Elite controller? Well, it's just been replaced. Microsoft says its new Xbox Elite Wireless Controller Series 2 (what a mouthful) has "over 30 new ways to play like a pro," including adjustable-tension thumbsticks and shorter hair t......
11:13 2019-06-10

One Year Later, Did Microsoft (And Friends) Keep Their E3 2018 Promises? E3 2019 is just around the corner, and it’s going to look very different this year without PlayStation. Before we look to the future and are blinded by the razzle-dazzle of trailers and announcements at this year’s event, we need to address what happened in 2018. As we ask every year: Did the three ...
19:26 2019-06-03

Battletoads gameplay revealed at Microsoft’s E3 briefing After announcing a new Battletoads at last year's Electronic Entertainment Expo, Microsoft has given us a better look at the game at its event this year.Read More...
07:39 2019-06-10

We're Liveblogging Microsoft's E3 2019 Press Conference Josh Rivera and Gita Jackson are here to walk you through the highs, lows, and awkward cheering of Microsoft’s E3 2019 press conference! You can watch the press conference here or experience it vicariously below....
22:00 2019-06-09

Watch Microsoft's E3 2019 Presentation Live, Right Here E3 is even more upon us with Microsoft’s press conference at 4pm Eastern/1pm Pacific. We’re expecting new games and updates from the numerous studios Microsoft has picked up in the last year, some Game Pass news, and I wouldn’t be surprised to see a new Xbox with both Sony and Google upping their ha...
22:00 2019-06-09

Double Fine joins Microsoft Studios Microsoft Studios has been on an acquisition spree over the past year or so, snatching up the likes of Ninja Theory, Playground Games, InXile, and Obsidian. During the company's marathon E3 keynote on Sunday, the Microsoft announced that it has also......
23:00 2019-06-09

Microsoft’s new ‘Flight Simulator’ looks like a wild 4K ride Microsoft showed off the next version of its Flight Simulator game at E3 2019, and it looks incredible. The company began the video teaser showing off a scene from the skies that it says was captured in real-time 4K. As you might expect, the new Flig......
23:00 2019-06-09

Watch Microsoft's E3 2019 press event here with us! Microsoft, with Sony sitting out this year, has a big show ahead of it -- and a big chance to claim all the gaming headlines. In the last 24 hours, Microsoft gave us a strong hint of major announcements on its next-gen console -- expect teraflop chat......
23:00 2019-06-09

Apple's New iCloud for Windows App Now Available in Microsoft Store Apple and Microsoft have teamed up to offer a brand new iCloud experience to the Windows 10 users. The companies have released a new iCloud for Windows app that can be downloaded from the Microsoft......
19:39 2019-06-12

Apple and Microsoft made a new iCloud for Windows app Apple and Microsoft teamed up to create an iCloud Drive experience that will hopefully resolve some compatibility issues. A brand new iCloud for Windows app is available today in the Microsoft Store for Windows 10 users. The iCloud app will use the s......
22:26 2019-06-11

Microsoft wants to know how you feel about Windows 10’s Start menu Windows 10’s Start menu is one of the most carefully watched and polarizing parts of the operating system’s UI – historically, it has been a very sensitive subject – and apparently Microsoft wants to know how people feel about the current menu, possibly ahead of some reva...
10:39 2019-06-05

Microsoft and Oracle link their cloud services to take on AWS Microsoft and Oracle reached an agreement to make their two cloud computing services work together with high-speed links between their data centers.Read More...
23:00 2019-06-05

We Put Microsoft’s Project xCloud To An Unexpected Test It’s unclear how accurately one can judge a new game-streaming service at a show like E3 here in Los Angeles, when the value of the service is going to be whether it works in normal situations. E3 ain’t a normal situation. But after Xbox chief Phil Spencer asked me yesterday if I wanted to try, I fi...
19:13 2019-06-11

Microsoft hints towards a new ‘modern OS’ with seamless updates Microsoft‘s VP of Consumer and Device Sales, Nick Parker, hinted yesterday towards a new ‘modern OS‘ with seamless updates at the Computex trade show in Taiwan. According to Parker, the OS will have “enablers” and “delighters” like seamless updates, and sustained performance. The company mentioned a...
14:26 2019-05-30

The UK’s first Microsoft Store opens in July. Here’s what to expect Microsoft today announced that its long-awaited UK retail launch will take place on July 11, less than six weeks from now, when it opens its first London store. As you’d expect from any ambitious UK retail launch worth its salt, Microsoft has chosen to open the initial store on London’s hectic Oxfor...
14:26 2019-05-30

Microsoft's 'Modern OS' vision: A foreshadowing of 'Lite' or more of the same? Is Microsoft's vision for 'a modern OS' something brand-new? Or is it just the next phase of the Microsoft 'Modern Desktop'? 'Modern' is in the eye of the beholder....
18:52 2019-05-29

Microsoft announces new features for SharePoint and OneDrive At its annual SharePoint Conference in Las Vegas, Microsoft announced that it is adding new features to SharePoint and OneDrive for Business.The company began its presentation with the announcement of SharePoint Home Sites which it describes as “employee experiences” that integrate wit...
11:13 2019-05-22

Microsoft drops Huawei laptops from its store Microsoft has stopped selling the Huawei MateBook X Pro in its online store in the wake of the US Government’s blacklisting of the Chinese firm.The move follows news that Google will be banning Huawei smartphones and tablets from getting Android updates, and suggests that even though the ban ...
16:52 2019-05-22

Microsoft hints at new features and big changes coming in Windows 11 When compared to Windows Vista and Windows 8, Windows 10 has been a runaway success. That’s not to say that Microsoft’s latest operating system is perfect, but it improved upon its predecessors in nearly every way and has only gotten better in the years since it first rolled out to the p...
00:00 2019-05-30

Microsoft AI creates realistic speech with little training Text-to-speech conversion is becoming increasingly clever, but there's a problem: it can still take plenty of training time and resources to produce natural-sounding output. Microsoft and Chinese researchers might have a more effective way. They've......
05:00 2019-05-27

Quitting the five tech giants: Could you manage without Microsoft? Even though Microsoft is no longer as ubiquitous in our computing lives as it once was, it could be argued the company is stronger than ever before. We're at the penultimate point in our quitting project: can you live without Redmond?...
18:13 2019-05-26

Microsoft teases a 'modern OS' with 'seamless updates' Microsoft made a nod towards a possible new operating system at Computex in Taipei this week, when corporate vice president of consumer and device sales Nick Parker took to the stage to outline the company's future OS ambitions. While the event would......
18:00 2019-05-29

Saved from obsolescence, Microsoft is now making Paint better Enlarge / A picture apparently constructed in Paint using the keyboard exclusively. (credit: Microsoft) The news for mspaint.exe aficionados is just getting better and better. Microsoft's original plan was to deprecate Paint and end its development. It would still be installable from the Store but...
15:26 2019-05-21

Microsoft: Gaming should be for everyone, shouldn’t be toxic stew Enlarge (credit: Microsoft) Microsoft's Xbox chief Phil Spencer has written a paean to video gaming, calling games a unifying force that anyone and everyone can enjoy. He rejoices in gaming's ability to sustain communities, foster friendships, and even reduce stress and depression. He also describ...
20:13 2019-05-21

Classic SpongeBob SquarePants game 'Battle for Bikini Bottom' coming to PS4, Switch, Xbox One and PC Publisher THQ Nordic has announced that a new version of classic SpongeBob SquarePants video game "Battle for Bikini Bottom" is coming to the PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch, Xbox One and PC....
20:01 2019-06-05

GTA 6 Release Date Update: Next Grand Theft Auto coming to PS5, Xbox Two AND Google Stadia Rockstar's parent company - Take-Two - has made some interesting statements about the future of the console market... and that could have big implications for the Grand Theft Auto series....
16:00 2019-05-21

Call of Duty Modern Warfare: Release Date, Trailer and PS4, Xbox Crossplay announced Activision and Infinity Ward have revealed the newest Call of Duty game that will come to PS4, Xbox One and PC later this year - here's what you need to know....
22:26 2019-05-30

GTA 6 Release Date News: Next Grand Theft Auto will remove this annoying PS4, Xbox feature Grand Theft Auto 6 should be in line for a massive boost when it launches, because we already know that next-gen consoles will massively improve one area of GTA 5 that was pretty poor....
19:39 2019-06-15

Intel hires Xbox chip architect John Sell and Apple’s Manisha Pandya Intel has hired John Sell, the chief architect of next-generation console chips at Microsoft. Sell worked on the chips for the Xbox One, Xbox One X, and the upcoming Project Scarlet.Read More...
00:26 2019-06-14

Xbox E3 2019 press conference to feature ‘Halo Infinite’ gameplay, xCloud demos We’re less than a week away from the first press conferences of E3 2019, and although leaks have been few and far between up to this point, some major details are finally beginning to make their way online. For example, on Tuesday, Thurrott’s Brad Sams cobbled together everything he&rsqu...
01:52 2019-06-05

Disney's planning a movie based on Xbox classic Star Wars: Knights Of The Old Republic For being one of the most potent brands on the planet—right alongside its corporately owned buddies over in the MCU—the Star Wars films are currently at something of a crossroads. Sure, The Rise Of Skywalker is going to make a billion dollars (at least) when it arrives in theaters this December, end...
08:00 2019-05-24

WWII Vet Honored For Service (LEX 18)– A Kentucky man was received France’s Legion of Honor Medal Friday for his service in World War II. The medal is France’s highest award for merit. It was given to Lawrenceburg native Alvin Perry for his work defending France’s land in the battle of Normandy. Perry is...
00:52 2019-06-08

Microsoft wants to apply AI ‘to the entire application developer lifecycle’ Visual Studio IntelliCode offers code completion and style inference, but Microsoft wants to apply AI and machine learning to help developers at every step.Read More...
15:39 2019-05-21

Deal: Microsoft Surface Pro 6 is up to $300 off on Amazon (multiple models) Microsoft newest Surface Pro 2-in-1 laptop is getting massive discounts on Amazon, but none of the deals includes any accessories. If you want a brand new device that you can use as a laptop, you should definitely try to buy a keyboard for the Microsoft Surface Pro 6.However, if you just need a tabl...
10:00 2019-06-12

Microsoft's Classic IntelliMouse Returns With Its Cord Still Intact Twenty years ago, Microsoft vastly improved how we all point and click with the introduction of its IntelliMouse Explorer that used a small camera to track movements instead of an easily dirtied rolling ball. Countless iterations were released over the past few decades, but Microsoft has finally rev...
19:01 2019-05-28

Microsoft's latest IntelliMouse revival is a pro model for gamers If you pine for the nostalgia of Microsoft's revived IntelliMouse but want the performance of a thoroughly modern gaming mouse, you're in luck. After months of availability in China, Microsoft has released the gaming-oriented Pro IntelliMouse in the......
15:52 2019-05-28

Microsoft open sources algorithm that gives Bing some of its smarts Enlarge / The Eiffel Tower. (credit: Pedro Szekely) Search engines today are more than just the dumb keyword matchers they used to be. You can ask a question—say, "How tall is the tower in Paris?"—and they'll tell you that the Eiffel Tower is 324 meters (1,063 feet) tall, about the same as an 81-s...
15:26 2019-05-21

Microsoft says mandatory password changing is “ancient and obsolete” (credit: ABC Photo Archives / Getty Images) Microsoft is finally catching on to a maxim that security experts have almost universally accepted for years: periodic password changes are likely to do more harm than good. In a largely overlooked post published late last month, Microsoft said it was re...
01:52 2019-06-04

Inside the 'Bat Cave' Where Microsoft's Top-Secret Presentations are Designed Microsoft established 'Bat Cave' shortly after Satya Nadella was appointed as the CEO to modernise the development of on-stage presentations and demos....
20:39 2019-06-06

Microsoft’s Project Scarlett might be the most backwards-compatible console ever In the midst of the rest of the news from E3, Microsoft quietly revealed it’d no longer be adding older games to its Backwards Compatibility program, but that it would be striving to make those games already part of its library capable of running on its next-gen console, codenamed Project Scarlett. ...
02:26 2019-06-13

Microsoft releases first test version of its Edge browser for Mac Last month, Microsoft released a preview of its new, Chromium-powered Edge browser for Windows 10. Now, you can test drive the browser with macOS, too. For the most part, the macOS Canary build comes with the same features you'll find in the Windows......
15:13 2019-05-21

Microsoft leases new office building in downtown Manhattan Microsoft has signed a downtown lease for a major office outpost in New York City, The Post has learned. The tech giant this week signed its lease for about 70,000 square feet of space with the new owners of 300 Lafayette St., who have just closed their $125 million purchase of the newly developed, ...
14:52 2019-05-21

Microsoft's first UK store opens in London on July 11th It's been several years in the making, but Microsoft has finally announced an opening date for its flagship store in London. Its first physical retail premises in the UK will open to the general public on July 11th in Oxford Circus, covering 21,932 s......
14:26 2019-05-30

Microsoft, Oracle team up on cloud services in jab at Amazon Microsoft Corp and Oracle Corp on Wednesday said they reached an agreement to make their two cloud computing services work together with high-speed links between their data centers, targeting big business users and uniting against cloud computing leader Amazon.com's Amazon Web Services....
14:13 2019-06-05

Best Buy outdoes itself and Microsoft by offering the highest Surface Pro 6 discounts ever For the umpteenth time in the last few months, the popular Surface Pro 6 tablet is on sale from Microsoft at a cool $200 discount in multiple configurations. But at the exact same time, Best Buy is offering bigger savings on select models for dads and grads as part of a sitewide 3-day sale. To our (...
10:26 2019-06-07

Microsoft warns wormable Windows bug could lead to another WannaCry (credit: Pixabay) Microsoft is warning that the Internet could see another exploit with the magnitude of the WannaCry attack that shut down computers all over the world two years ago unless people patch a high-severity vulnerability. The software maker took the unusual step of backporting the just...
16:39 2019-05-21

Microsoft's Elite Series 2 Controller Feels Like an Improvement in Every Way On Sunday, Microsoft announced a new iteration of the Microsoft Elite Controller. And that is great news because while the original was a landmark concept, in practice, it was kind of junk. The Series 2, at least from my limited time with it, seems like a substantial improvement.Read more......
18:39 2019-06-11

xCloud, Microsoft’s answer to PlayStation Now, can stream 3,500 games While Microsoft’s game-streaming service isn’t ready for primetime yet, it’s further along than anyone thought: Project xCloud, which is currently being beta tested by Microsoft employees, can already stream 3,500 games from the cloud with another 1,900 games potentially titles ...
04:00 2019-05-25

New Microsoft Flight Simulator Looks Uncannily Like Real Life Announced today and releasing in 2020, the upcoming Microsoft Flight Simulator looks greater than fiction. Apparently, its hyper-realistic graphics are a product of AI technology and satellite data....
04:52 2019-06-10

Microsoft outlines new features for its Wave 2 Dynamics 365 CRM and ERP refresh Microsoft is readying 'hundreds' of new features for Dynamics 365 and its Power Platform, which it will deliver between October 2019 and March 2020 as part of its 'Wave 2' roll-out....
21:39 2019-06-10

Microsoft starts rolling out Windows 10 May 2019 Update Microsoft started rolling out the Windows 10 May 2019 Update on May 21, 2019. The company also launched a Windows health dashboard to track its progress.Read More...
01:39 2019-05-22

Microsoft announces SharePoint Home Sites, Q&As in Yammer, and more At Microsoft's SharePoint Conference in Las Vegas, the company unveiled new features heading to Microsoft 365 services like SharePoint and Yammer.Read More...
01:39 2019-05-22

Microsoft stops asking you to change your Windows 10 password every 60 days Microsoft has finally removed its 60-day password expiration policy from its Windows 10 security baseline, claiming there are better ways to keep users secure. This means organizations using Windows 10 won’t have to force their users to change passwords frequently. In its blog post detailing Windows...
15:52 2019-06-03

Microsoft kicks off the rollout of the Windows 10 May Update 1903 Microsoft's Windows 10 May Update/1903 is available to consumers and business customers as of today, May 21. It's available through WSUS, Windows Update for Business and VLSC starting today, too....
04:26 2019-05-22

These are the features Microsoft has killed with Windows 10 May 2019 Update With every update, Windows 10 gains a lot of new features, but Microsoft also gives the elbow to some functionality, and highlights features which will no longer be developed.So, the list of features being ditched with the freshly launched May 2019 Update has just been published by Microsoft, and th...
14:52 2019-05-23

Deal: Grab Microsoft's premium Surface Headphones for $100 off Microsoft made a risky move when it decided to launch the Surface Headphones, a premium product that directly competes with the likes of Sony WH-1000XM3 and Bose QC35 II headphones when it comes to price.The main advantage of Microsoft's headphones is that their price drops quite low when they're on...
20:52 2019-06-15

New Microsoft patent teases Surface Pro 7 with USB Type-C – finally Microsoft's presumed Surface Pro 7 could take the product line's accolades to the new level with the long-awaited inclusion of a USB Type-C port, based on details in a patent discovered by Windows United and shared by HotHardware.Microsoft's Surface Pro hybrid laptops have received hi...
04:00 2019-05-25

Microsoft wasted its best opportunity to get the jump on Sony at E3 2019 When Sony announced last fall that it would be skipping E3 for the first time ever in 2019, my mind started racing. Sony dominated the current console generation with the PS4, but with a new generation approaching, it was going to give Microsoft the opportunity to control the narrative during arguab...
00:39 2019-06-11

Microsoft closes its 'specialty stores' in mall kiosks Microsoft has closed its remaining specialty stores, or in-mall kiosks, and appears to be consolidating its retail presence around full-fledged brick-and-mortar stores....
22:39 2019-06-04

Microsoft’s AI generates realistic speech with only 200 training samples In a newly published paper, Microsoft researchers describe a state-of-the-art AI speech system that needs only 200 samples to achieve high accuracy.Read More...
17:52 2019-05-23

How Microsoft hopes to preserve privacy while gathering AR map data Researchers at Microsoft detail an attack vector for augmented reality map data, and a method that might help to preserve privacy in those same maps.Read More...
00:26 2019-06-14

Make Microsoft President Facebook's New CEO, Former Security Chief Says Facebook must hire Microsoft President Brad Smith as its new CEO as it is right time for Mark Zuckerberg to step down, a former Facebook security chief has stressed....
14:00 2019-05-22

Microsoft’s M12 leads $25 million investment in API marketplace RapidAPI Microsoft's M12 has led a $25 million investment in RapidAPI, a public API marketplace that is launching a new service today for internal APIs.Read More...
11:26 2019-06-11

Canada says Microsoft and Facebook will do more to help ensure security of election Microsoft Corp and Facebook Inc have agreed to help boost the security of Canada's October election by removing fake accounts and cracking down on bots, a top government official said on Monday....
22:26 2019-05-27

Fable 4 Leak: Xbox E3 2019 setting, multiplayer, story details live - but no release date Microsoft has seen another leak ahead of its E3 2019 show in LA this year - here's what you need to know about our return to Albion... or maybe not, as the case may be....
14:00 2019-06-04

Gear 5 Xbox Release Date News: E3 2019 Countdown To New Gameplay Trailer Reveal Today! The Coalition and Microsoft are due to reveal more information about the next entry in the long-running series at E3 this year - here's everything you need to know to get ready for the showcase....
17:00 2019-06-09

Xbox E3 Recap: Project Scarlett, Halo Infinite, Fable 4, Cyberpunk 2077, Gears 5 News Xbox Showcases 60 Anticipated Games, Including 14 Games from Xbox Game Studios whilst also unveiling what’s next for Xbox Game Pass and Offers a First Look at Project Scarlett....
10:39 2019-06-10

Halo Infinite release date news: Launches 2020, first Xbox Scarlett graphics revealed Halo Infinite is one of the most anticipated upcoming Xbox One games - and it's also likely to come to the next-generation Xbox Scarlett, too. Here's what you need to know about 343 Industries' upcoming FPS....
02:13 2019-06-10

Queen learns to use self-service checkout Britain's Queen Elizabeth took part in supermarket retailer Sainsbury's 150th birthday celebrations on Wednesday, and even took the time to learn about self-service checkouts....
02:01 2019-05-23

Boeing 737 MAX May Not Return To Service Until August The International Air Transport Association (IATA) expects it could take until August before the Boeing Co 737 MAX returns to service, the airline group's head said on Wednesday, adding that the final......
12:26 2019-05-29

Amazon to End Its Restaurant Delivery Service Amazon Restaurants, which was available in nearly 200 American cities, will officially close on June 24. The company says it will focus on grocery delivery....
22:39 2019-06-11

FAA says has no timetable for Boeing 737 MAX's return to service The Federal Aviation Administration said on Wednesday it does not have a specific timetable on when Boeing Co's troubled 737 MAX jet would return to service after two fatal crashes led to the airplane's worldwide grounding in March....
07:39 2019-06-13

A bad Uber rating could get you banned from the service If your Uber rating is too low, you could be banned from using the car-riding service. Uber announced it was refreshing its guidelines.        ...
02:26 2019-05-30

Sprint turns on 5G service in four cities Make that three big US carriers that have hopped aboard the 5G bandwagon -- Sprint has launched its 5G service in parts of Atlanta, Dallas-Fort Worth, Houston and Kansas City. You'll need to wait until May 31st to buy the LG V50 ThinQ or HTC 5G Hub t......
01:52 2019-05-31

Etisalat launches 5G service and smartphone in UAE UAE-based telecom operator Etisalat becomes the first in the Middle East and North Africa region to commercially launch 5G service and the device in the UAE. The operator has tied up with Chinese smartphone manufacturer ZTE to offer the service.Subscribers using the ZTE Axon 10 Pro, the first availa...
15:13 2019-05-30

What Should I Do If I Don't Trust My Local Dealer to Service My New Car? As Jalopnik’s resident car buying expert and professional car shopper, I get emails. Lots of emails. I’ve decided to pick a few questions and try to help out. This week we are discussing service issues on brand new cars, what to fix before you sell, and the risks of buying a car from a salvage auc...
18:00 2019-06-14

Uber suspends XL service in Istanbul U.S.-based ride-hailing service Uber will suspend its UberXL services in Istanbul from Friday, it said, though passengers in Turkey's largest city will still be able to call smaller yellow taxis through its app....
16:52 2019-05-31

UPDATE 1-Canada says Microsoft and Facebook will do more to help ensure security of election Microsoft Corp and Facebook Inc have agreed to help boost the security of Canada's October election by removing fake accounts and cracking down on bots, a top government official said on Monday....
01:39 2019-05-28

Motorola has kept quiet about the Moto Z4's surprising support for a Microsoft accessory Officially set to be launched on Verizon tomorrow, the Motorola Moto Z4 might be known for the continued support it brings for Motorola's modular Moto Mod accessories, especially the 5G Moto Mod. Attaching the latter on the back of the Moto Z4 (or even last year's Moto Z3) allows the handset to conn...
22:26 2019-06-12

Microsoft, Alphabet team up to teach quantum computer programming The very concept of a quantum computer can be daunting, let alone programming it, but Microsoft thinks it can offer a helping hand. It's partnering with Alphabet's X and Brilliant on an online curriculum for quantum computing. The course starts wit......
05:00 2019-05-27

Microsoft saved Minecraft Earth's AR gameplay reveal for Apple One thing missing from Microsoft's initial Minecraft Earth announcement? Actual gameplay. Strangely enough, it looks like Microsoft saved that honor for Apple, as it just debuted the first live footage of the game at the company's WWDC keynote. To re......
02:13 2019-06-04

Microsoft acquires Drawbridge to bolster LinkedIn's marketing platform Microsoft plans to use Drawbridge's digital identty management technology, which uses machine-learning techniques, to grow LinkedIn's Marketing Solutions product....
02:00 2019-05-29

Microsoft adds new calendar-related feature to Outlook for Android There's nothing more frustrating than having to check two, three or sometimes four apps just to make sure that you won't be late to your meeting or that you don't miss your flight. As we continue to heavily rely on our smartphones for our agendas, we need everything to be as streamlined as possible....
04:39 2019-06-09

Microsoft publishes first Edge for macOS preview, promises to make it truly “Mac-like” Enlarge (credit: Microsoft) One of the most important ways that Microsoft wants to make the new Chromium-based Edge different from the current EdgeHTML-based Edge is in its support for other platforms. The original Edge was, for no good reason, tied to Windows 10, meaning that Web developers on p...
15:26 2019-05-21

Apple, Google and Microsoft are fighting to keep your encrypted chats private Just as more tech companies are starting to see the light when it comes to privacy and security, intelligence agencies would still like to be able to spy on encrypted communication, whether it’s text chats or calls. The same goes for the British spies at GCHQ, who proposed back in November tha...
01:39 2019-05-31

Microsoft's Gears of War mobile game is now open for pre-registration on Android and iOS One year after its official reveal, Microsoft's Gears of War mobile game with a twist is finally open for pre-registration on Android and iOS. The Coalition and Funko have teamed up for the release of the Gears of War mobile game, which is why all the heroes and villains in the game have been skinne...
11:52 2019-06-12

Microsoft's built-in Linux kernel for Windows 10 is ready for testing Just as promised, Microsoft has delivered a built of Windows 10 to members of its Insiders beta program that includes Windows Subsystem for Linux 2. It was announced just last month at the Build event, and the tech included in Preview Build 18917 (20......
10:39 2019-06-13

As developer toolchains consolidate, Microsoft takes pole position Developers may be tiring of siloed, best-of-breed solutions and are increasingly looking to vendors to pull disparate tools together, giving Microsoft an edge....
23:39 2019-06-04

Microsoft looks ready to add another Windows 10 Edition, Home Ultra, to its list Microsoft and its PC partners may be ready to take the wraps off a new Windows 10 Home edition that potentially would work on more powerful PCs than those which ship with reguar Windows 10 Home....
16:00 2019-05-28

Deal: Save over $100 on a Microsoft Surface Go tablet with Type Cover The most recent device coming from Microsoft, the Surface Go is an excellent choice for those looking to buy a lightweight, yet powerful laptop. Aside from the convenient price, Microsoft's Surface Go offers maximum portability and a range of accessories that adds even more functionality to the alre...
06:13 2019-05-29

Password1, Password2, Password3 no more: Microsoft drops password expiration rec For many years, Microsoft has published a security baseline configuration: a set of system policies that are a reasonable default for a typical organization. This configuration may be sufficient for some companies, and it represents a good starting point for those corporations that need something st...
15:00 2019-05-21

Microsoft discreetly wiped its massive facial recognition database Microsoft has been vocal about its desire to properly regulate facial recognition technology. The company's president, Brad Smith, appealed directly to Congress last year to take steps to manage the tech, which he says has "broad societal ramificatio......
15:39 2019-06-06

Huawei needs Google’s Android and Microsoft’s Windows 10 like fish need water The import ban the Trump administration imposed on Huawei a few days ago was the next logical step in the trade war against China. While some people may have foreseen it, given the ZTE practice run from before, it still sent shockwaves through the industry. Huawei is prepared to fight, even as numer...
01:39 2019-05-24

How Microsoft found a Huawei driver that opened systems to attack Enlarge (credit: Valentina Palladino) Huawei MateBook systems that are running the company's PCManager software included a driver that would let unprivileged users create processes with superuser privileges. The insecure driver was discovered by Microsoft using some of the new monitoring features ...
15:00 2019-05-21

Microsoft’s Windows 10 May 2019 Update is now out, new ‘Light’ theme included Keeping to its promise of semiannual updates, Microsoft today announced it’s made the next big version of Windows 10 available. The simply-named Windows 10 May 2019 update isn’t as packed with features as its predecessors, but there are still a few things to note. In particular, it includes a new ‘L...
04:26 2019-05-22

Microsoft Pro IntelliMouse aims to be the perfect mouse for gaming and work Microsoft is again revamping the classic IntelliMouse, this time adding features to make it more suitable for gamers.The Microsoft Pro IntelliMouse boasts an upgraded tracking sensor which is more sensitive to let you move and aim with greater precision (or that’s the idea), and benefits from...
15:39 2019-05-29

Microsoft details 'Modern OS,' its vision for a future operating system At Computex 2019, major tech companies are showing off their newest products and  visions for the future of computing. Microsoft is also sharing its vision for the future in a blog post that highlights the path forward for the future of Windows 10 – or another operating system (OS) entir...
01:26 2019-05-30

Microsoft Buys Psychonauts 2 Developer Double Fine Productions Surprising the audience in attendance at its E3 2019 press conference (and basically everyone), Microsoft today announced that it has acquired Double Fine, the studio that made Psychonauts and is currently working on its sequel....
04:52 2019-06-10

CERN leaves Microsoft programs behind for open-source software A price tag hike has CERN, one of the world's leading scientific research organizations, moving from Microsoft programs for more affordable open-source software....
02:52 2019-06-13

Microsoft Excel can provide real-time stock data You might use Excel to track your budget, but your investments? That's less likely when stock prices change from moment to moment. Now, though, you don't have to think much about it. Microsoft has teamed with Nasdaq and market info provider Refini......
02:13 2019-06-06

Rivals in gaming, Microsoft and Sony team up on cloud services For the last two decades, Sony and Microsoft’s gaming divisions have been locked in all-out war against one another: on price, on hardware, on franchises, on exclusives… you name it. But it seems they’ve set their enmity aside temporarily that they might better prevent that filth...
14:39 2019-05-21

Xbox Scarlet E3 News COUNTDOWN: Games, Rumours, Specs, Release Date, Price Updates TODAY Microsoft could be about to lift the lid on the next generation hardware that's going to see us through 2020 and beyond - here's what you need to know....
17:00 2019-06-09

Amazon to shut restaurant delivery service in U.S. Amazon.com Inc said on Tuesday it would end its restaurant food delivery service in the U.S. later this month, giving in to intense competition from GrubHub Inc, DoorDash, Uber Technologies' Uber Eats services....
19:13 2019-06-11

Got It launches Querychat natural language BI service A combination of Microsoft and Google technology, cobbled together with human expert assistance, delivers an NLP solution for BI. Can it compete with the likes of Tableau, Microsoft and ThoughtSpot?...
19:39 2019-05-22

Electric Bus Service Starts In Jammu City For the first time in Jammu and Kashmir, an electric bus service was operationalised on Monday in Jammu city. An official statement said, "K Skandan, advisor to state Governor today flagged off the......
16:00 2019-05-28

In A First, Ferry Service To Connect India And Maldives India and the Maldives have agreed to launch a ferry service connecting the two countries as Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Maldives President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih emphasised the need to improve......
22:39 2019-06-08

Service dog goes nuts for Chewbacca at Disney World A service-dog-in-training got to meet her hero during a trip to Disney World. Of course, being a dog, her hero is one of the hairiest characters in the park....
18:52 2019-05-26

BSNL Launches New Service to Recommend Best STV for Consumers BSNL has announced the launch of BSNL My Offers feature of its subscribers. The feature will be available by dialling *121# and will help the subscribers in finding the best special tariff voucher......
17:13 2019-05-24

Amazon boosts its UK grocery delivery service Amazon's UK fresh food delivery service is rolling out to a number of new cities, including Glasgow, Newcastle and Liverpool. Rounding out the list is Sheffield and Portsmouth with more, currently unspecified, locations coming online later in the yea......
11:52 2019-06-13

Square Enix is considering a subscription service for all its games Square Enix knows you want access to all its games in digital form, especially older ones for early consoles it has yet to re-release. Well, you'll be happy to hear that the developer is doing something about it. Company President and CEO Yosuke Mats......
08:39 2019-06-14

Man commits suicide after his service dog is killed by alligator A Florida man whose service dog was killed by an alligator last week committed suicide after the attack, distraught relatives and neighbors said. Andrew Epp, who had struggled with mental health issues, took his own life Saturday, one day after his chocolate Lab, Java, died after being attacked by a...
20:26 2019-05-24

FedEx to end Amazon’s contract for plane service FedEx said on Friday it has decided to not renew its contract with Amazon for US cargo delivery through FedEx Express, the unit that delivers packages on planes. The move comes as Amazon builds out its own delivery network of planes, trucks and vans, a move seen as a long-term challenge to FedEx and...
22:00 2019-06-07

Amazon Pantry Service Now Available in 110 Indian Cities Amazon Pantry grocery box service is now available in 110 cities in India, the company announced. The service can be used by the Amazon customers in cities like Ahmedabad, Amritsar, Bhubaneswar,......
18:26 2019-05-30

Trump protest to take place during Portsmouth D-Day service Anti-Trump activists are planning a demonstration during a service in Portsmouth honouring those who lost their lives fighting for their country on D-Day....
12:13 2019-06-05

UPDATE 1-FAA says has no timetable for Boeing 737 MAX's return to service The Federal Aviation Administration said on Wednesday it does not have a specific timetable on when Boeing Co's troubled 737 MAX jet would return to service after two fatal crashes led to the airplane's worldwide grounding in March....
18:39 2019-06-12

Uber launching helicopter service to JFK this summer Uber is finally ready to take to the skies — and has chosen the Big Apple for its helicopter-sharing debut. The ride-hailing giant said Thursday its aerial division, Uber Elevate, will launch a luxe service called Uber Copter on July 9 that will fly passengers from Lower Manhattan to JFK airport in ...
22:13 2019-06-06

Best website defacement monitoring service of 2019 In July 2001, the Code Red worm infected over 359,000 hosts which were running a vulnerable implementation of Windows NT. Visitors to compromised websites were greeted with the message: "HELLO! Welcome to http://www.worm.com! Hacked By Chinese!"Code Red and the phrase "Hacked by Chinese!" have long ...
19:00 2019-05-30

Stitch Fix CEO says it's getting better at finding the most valuable customers for its service Shares of Stitch Fix rose nearly 15% Thursday after the online personal styling company reported Wednesday that it beat earnings and sales expectations in the fiscal third quarter of 2019....
23:39 2019-06-06

Lexus One online car subscription service launched News 6 Jun, 2019 Lexus One allows drivers to subscribe on a monthly basis with the option to change cars or end their subscription every four weeks...
01:13 2019-06-07

Microsoft Quietly Pulls Its Database of 100,000 Faces Used By Chinese Surveillance Companies Back in 2016, Microsoft built a database of more than 10 million images featuring roughly 100,000 people. Today, the Financial Times has reported Microsoft quietly deleted this database, dubbed MS Celeb, from the internet.Read more......
21:52 2019-06-06

Microsoft to end Office mobile apps support for older Android devices Microsoft silently updated the system requirements for its Office mobile apps and from what we understand, thing are looking bleak for Android users with older smartphones. Although the announcement doesn't really comes as a surprise, we can't help but wonder how many Android users will be affected ...
22:39 2019-05-31

Halo Infinite confirmed as a Microsoft Project Scarlett launch game At Microsoft's E3 2019 keynote today, Xbox Chief Phil Spencer announced that Halo Infinite is going to be a launch game for the company's next-gen console, codenamed Project Scarlett. Even better, both the new console and the new Halo game will arrive around the end of next year (...
03:52 2019-06-10

Microsoft, Facebook to help tame internet ahead of Canada's election, official says Microsoft Corp and Facebook Inc have agreed to help boost the security of Canada's October election by removing fake accounts and cracking down on bots, a top government official said on Monday....
02:00 2019-05-28

Microsoft showed off a dual-screen next-gen Surface device behind closed doors One of Microsoft’s next-gen Surface laptops has two screens instead of one, joined by a hinge, according to a new report from The Verge. Before you get excited about a Surface Phone, you should know the Centaurus isn’t that either, as it’s a more sizable gadget rather than a pocket...
01:39 2019-06-04

Microsoft reveals first details on “Project Scarlett” game console for 2020 That processor isn't going anywhere on Microsoft's watch. LOS ANGELES—After an extremely brief tease at last year's E3 presentation, Microsoft revealed the first details of the successor to the Xbox One today, called "Project Scarlett" for now. The hardware w...
02:26 2019-06-10

Microsoft aiming to apply sports analytics to esports with Cloud9 partnership The software giant aims to gather and provide unique insights to the competitive video gaming franchise to improve player performance, and learn what makes a good esports gaming title....
19:39 2019-05-31

Microsoft brings redesigned Apple Watch notifications to Outlook users A quick heads up for those of you who are using Outlook for iOS on a regular basis. It looks like Microsoft has decided to revamp the Outlook notifications for Apple Watch, so if own the wearable device, you should start seeing them after you download the latest update.As per Microsoft's announcemen...
17:26 2019-05-21

Microsoft to make OneDrive differential sync available for all file types later this year Microsoft is adding new features to SharePoint, OneDrive for Business and Stream video, and is continuing to push ahead with its 'SharePoint Spaces' mixed-reality technology....
19:39 2019-05-21

Meet Misty, an extensible robot empowered by Microsoft and Qualcomm technologies Misty the Robot is extensible and flexible, with technologies like computer vision on board. It's tied into a number of key Microsoft technologies, too.Read More...
01:26 2019-05-26

Metro Exodus appears on Microsoft Store, is no longer an Epic exclusive Metro Exodus won’t be an Epic Games Store exclusive for much longer, as the game has appeared on the Microsoft Store. Although you can’t buy it yet, the title is marked with a release date of June 9.Metro Exodus has been out for almost four months now, with Epic grabbing the exclusive ...
17:39 2019-06-06

Microsoft practically begs Windows users to fix wormable BlueKeep flaw Enlarge (credit: Aurich Lawson) Microsoft security officials say they are confident an exploit exists for BlueKeep, the recently patched vulnerability that has the potential to trigger self-replicating attacks as destructive as the 2017 WannaCry attack that shut down computers all over the world. ...
00:39 2019-06-01

Microsoft cloud annualized run rate hits $13bn in strong first quarter Microsoft posted revenue of $20.5 billion in the first quarter of its 2017 financial year, a negligible rise on the same quarter last year. Operating income was $5.2 billion, down 8 percent year on year, net income was $4.7 billion, down 4 percent, and earnings per share were $0.60, down 2 percent. ...
14:52 2019-05-21

Google, Microsoft work together for a year to figure out new type of Windows flaw Enlarge (credit: Marco Verch / Flickr) One of the more notable features of Google Project Zero's (GPZ) security research has been its 90-day disclosure policy. In general, vendors are given 90 days to address issues found by GPZ, after which the flaws will be publicly disclosed. But sometimes unde...
15:00 2019-05-21

Microsoft and Sony team up for video games in the cloud, but what's it mean for gamers? Microsoft and Sony battle it out console video game dominance. But they are teaming up to make cloud gaming services as good as video streaming.        ...
14:33 2019-05-21

Tech news roundup: Microsoft Office 365, Facebook scandal, and AI adoption This week's TechRepublic and ZDNet news stories include a security warning from Microsoft, a rundown of the Facebook privacy scandal, and a look at the highest paying internships for 2019....
16:13 2019-05-21

I Touched the xCloud: An Incredibly Early Look at Microsoft's Vision for the Future of Games While Google has already held two splashy events about Stadia, its big bet on streaming games, Microsoft, has been a little more lowkey about its own streaming game initiative, xCloud. We still don’t know a whole lot about it, but today I got to play it—and watch it break.Read more......
03:39 2019-06-10

CERN turns to open source software as Microsoft increases its fees For the last 20 years, CERN -- home of the Large Hadron Collider -- has been using Microsoft products under a discounted "academic institution" rate. But in March, at the end of its previous contract, Microsoft revoked CERN's academic status. Accordi......
19:13 2019-06-13

Microsoft debuts new AI capabilities in Power BI, makes PowerApps portals generally available At a conference today in Atlanta, Georgia, Microsoft took the wraps off of new features in Power BI, Microsoft Flow, AI Builder, and PowerApps.Read More...
17:52 2019-06-10

Report: Sony employees caught off guard by Microsoft cloud partnership Enlarge / The kinds of Azure server racks that could soon play host to Sony content under a recent cooperation deal. Following Microsoft and Sony's surprising announcement of a cloud gaming partnership last week, Bloomberg has a bit of behind-the-scenes analysis that uses unnamed insider sources ...
14:52 2019-05-21

Ubisoft unveils Uplay+ subscription PC gaming service Ubisoft is launching its UPlay+ subscription PC game service in September. It will be available in North America and Europe for $15 a month.Read More...
02:00 2019-06-11

Two World War II veterans awarded their service medals over 70 years later Two men who served in world War II were awarded their much overdue service medals. The veterans have two different stories, but each are finally holding their well earned awards 70 years after their service....
11:39 2019-06-01

Virginia Victims Had 150 Years Of Combined Service With City VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — The 12 people killed in Friday’s mass shooting included 11 city employees who had served Virginia Beach for more than 150 years in total. City officials honored the victims in a somber slideshow shared Saturday, the same day Police Chief James Cervera identified the ...
18:39 2019-06-02

U.S. Service-Sector Economy Powers on Despite Global Headwinds Service-sector activity across the U.S. grew at a faster rate in May, signaling a key segment of the economy remains on solid ground despite slowing global growth and trade tensions....
04:26 2019-06-06

UPDATE 1-Amazon to shut restaurant delivery service in U.S. Amazon.com Inc said on Tuesday it would end its U.S. restaurant food delivery service on June 24, giving in to intense competition from GrubHub Inc, DoorDash, Uber Technologies' Uber Eats services....
23:39 2019-06-11

Memorial service, burial in Bozeman for World War II soldier BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) — The remains of a Montana man killed during World War II while working to evacuate soldiers from an island east of the Philippines are due to be buried Saturday with full military honors. A memorial service for Army Pvt. William Boegli was planned followed by interment at Sunset...
22:26 2019-05-25

Man Sets Himself on Fire Near the White House, Secret Service Says A man walked onto the Ellipse park in downtown Washington, D.C., Wednesday afternoon while the tourist trap was bustling with people and lit himself on fire, the U.S. Secret Service confirmed in a tweet....
21:52 2019-05-29

ERC champion Lukyanuk gets 10 days of community service for speeding Defending European Rally champion Alexey Lukyanuk has been handed 10 days of community service as punishment for two speeding offences on last weekend's Rally Liepaja...
17:26 2019-05-27

Tornado touched down in New Jersey: National Weather Service A tornado hit a New Jersey community on Tuesday night, knocking down power lines, toppling trees and damaging a high school, officials said Wednesday. The National Weather Service said a survey team determined Wednesday morning that the twister touched down in Stanhope, about 45 miles west of New Yo...
20:52 2019-05-29

Huawei Ban Threatens Wireless Service in Rural Areas Many small carriers depend on inexpensive equipment from the Chinese company. Now they must rethink expansion plans, and perhaps replace existing gear....
11:26 2019-05-25

American Express to Buy Resy, a Restaurant Booking Service The deal is the card giant’s latest effort to expand into the hospitality industry, giving it the country’s biggest privately held option for reserving tables....
14:39 2019-05-21

Ocasio-Cortez goes back behind the bar in support of service workers Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez was back behind the bar in Queens on Friday as the freshman congresswoman was slinging drinks in support of raising wages for service workers. The Democratic socialist served up cocktails at the Queensboro bar in Jackson Heights to support minimum wage for bartenders and wai...
01:13 2019-06-01

Boeing 737 MAX may not return to service until August: IATA head The International Air Transport Association (IATA) expects it could take until August before the Boeing Co 737 MAX returns to service, the airline group's head said on Wednesday, adding that the final say on the timing rested with regulators....
12:00 2019-05-29

Mercedes-Benz expands subscription service to Atlanta In addition to being Mercedes-Benz's U.S. headquarters, Atlanta's demographics and surging population of high net-worth professionals makes the region a natural expansion market for subscription services....
01:52 2019-06-04

Text 911 service launches in 4 central Kentucky counties LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Officials say people in four central Kentucky counties can now use texting to communicate with emergency dispatchers. Lexington Mayor Linda Gorton said in a statement on Thursday that people can now send text messages to 9-1-1 call centers in Fayette, Jessamine, Garrard and Lin...
10:52 2019-06-14

US Lawmaker Says He Took Photo With Enemy Corpse During Military Service Rep. Duncan Hunter, R-Calif., told a town hall audience Saturday that he took a picture of himself with a dead combatant during his military service, according to local media outlets - a potential......
08:52 2019-05-28

Walmart's new delivery service will put groceries directly in your fridge Having groceries delivered to your home is convenient, but if taking food from the front door to the kitchen is too much hassle, then Walmart has a solution. It is launching a new service, InHome Delivery, which involves a representative placing groc......
16:52 2019-06-07

U.S. Postal Service Starts Testing Self-Driving Trucks The U.S. Postal Service is testing self-driving trucks on a more than 1,000-mile mail run between Phoenix and Dallas, the post office’s first use of the technology for long hauls....
16:52 2019-05-21

She thought she had a customer service job but soon discovered she was working for cybercriminals Arnica Valka was one of the world's most notorious cybercrime villages. In this excerpt from Kate Fazzini's "Kingdom of Lies," one former hacker from the town explains how she got drawn in....
15:13 2019-06-11

Britain's health service is not for sale, says defacto deputy PM Britain's defacto deputy prime minister, David Lidington, said on Wednesday the country's public health service would not be put "up for sale" in any trade negotiations with the United States after Brexit....
21:13 2019-06-05

Uber Air flying taxi service to be trialled in Melbourne Telstra, Macquarie, Westfield-operator Scentre Group, and Melbourne Airport to help the Silicon Valley darling launch a third Uber Air pilot city and the first outside of the United States....
04:13 2019-06-12

Funeral service held for 2 of Cyprus killer's 7 victims Senior Greek Orthodox priests have presided at the funeral service of a mother and daughter who were among the seven people a military officer confessed to killing in Cyprus....
21:26 2019-06-13

46th annual Memorial Day Service held at Evergreen TUCSON – The 46th annual Memorial Day service held at Evergreen Cemetery took Monday morning to pay tribute to all the brave men and women who fought for our freedom. “There’s over 8,569 flags that we have put up and each flag represents a veteran,” Abraham Rodriguez said. Yo...
01:39 2019-05-28

Multilateralism’s ‘proven record of service’ is focus of first-ever International Day   The International Day of Multilateralism and Diplomacy for Peace “underscores the value of international cooperation for the common good”, according to United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres marking its first-ever observance on Wednesday. ...
14:52 2019-05-21

DataStax Constellation will deliver Apache Cassandra as a service DataStax announces its Constellation product, to include Cassandra as a Service and DataStax Insights, will release in Q4. Elastic deployment; consumption-based pricing; and performance monitoring with AI-driven resolution recommendations, will be part of the platform....
19:39 2019-05-21

Comcast to pay $9.1 million for adding service plans without consent Comcast is facing the consequences of attaching plans to customers' accounts without their permission. A Washington state judge has ordered the telecom to pay about $9.1 million in penalties, plus restitution, for adding its Service Protection Plan......
09:00 2019-06-09

How to Find a Family Member's WWII Service Records Last week’s 75th anniversary of D-Day was a reminder to many of the kids and grandkids of World War II veterans that we still don’t know the details of so many of their stories. Any description about their experiences in the war that were passed down were often vague outlines of what had actually ha...
18:39 2019-06-11

FedEx Says It’s Ending Express Shipping Service for Amazon The decision, while not financially significant for either company, shows how the online retailer has gone from a sought-after customer to a direct competitor of FedEx....
00:52 2019-06-08

GM dramatically scales back its Maven car-sharing service GM's car-sharing program, Maven, is leaving eight out of the 17 cities it serves across North America, according to The Wall Street Journal. Maven never quite made it big and only ever became available in a handful of locations -- in fact, while WSJ......
15:13 2019-05-21

Non-invasive glucose monitor EasyGlucose takes home Microsoft’s Imagine Cup and $100K Microsoft’s yearly Imagine Cup student startup competition crowned its latest winner today: EasyGlucose, a non-invasive, smartphone-based method for diabetics to test their blood glucose. It and the two other similarly beneficial finalists presented today at Microsoft’s Build developer ...
14:39 2019-05-21

Microsoft hints at a new “modern” operating system designed to support different form factors In a week where AMD, Intel and Qualcomm have already made major announcements, Microsoft’s keynote yesterday at Computex in Taipei was relatively lowkey. Instead of revealing new products, the company hinted at what it wants in a modernized operating system. Intriguingly, Microsoft’s blog post abou...
05:01 2019-05-30

Microsoft to start pushing Windows 10 version 1903 automatic updates within weeks Thanks to Microsoft's new Download and Install option for feature updates, you no longer have to worry that your PC will install the next version automatically, right? Guess again. If you're running last year's Windows 10, the new update could install automatically within weeks....
04:26 2019-05-22

Microsoft brings back the legendary IntelliMouse Explorer, now with a proper gaming sensor When Microsoft brought back the IntelliMouse Explorer – one of the most iconic mice ever made – I lamented the fact the company gave seemingly no consideration to the peripheral’s gaming performance. Gamers were the ones who most fondly remembered the mouse for its shape and performance, to the exte...
22:13 2019-05-28

Microsoft Surface Pro owners can now flaunt their pride with a special Type Cover and Skin Apple Watch users have long been able to show their support for the LGBTQI+ community with special rainbow-colored bands and watch faces, and now owners of Microsoft's popular Surface Pro tablets can do the same with the purchase of a limited-edition keyboard accessory inspired by the Stonewall upri...
22:39 2019-05-31

Microsoft unveils deep dive into cloud gaming with its own Google Stadia competitor Just days after Google unveiled new details about Stadia, Microsoft gave a preview of cloud streaming service Project xCloud at its annual E3 conference....
05:00 2019-06-10

Moonday Mornings: Microsoft helped Louis Vuitton put overpriced rags on the blockchain You know what time it is: we’re back for Moonday Mornings, Hard Fork’s wrap-up of the weekend’s top cryptocurrency and blockchain stories. Here are some of the hottest stories you might’ve missed over the weekend. 1. Louis Vuitton, the favorite luxury fashion brand of people without any sense of sty...
10:39 2019-05-27

UPDATE 2-Microsoft, Facebook to help tame internet ahead of Canada's election, official says Microsoft Corp and Facebook Inc have agreed to help boost the security of Canada's October election by removing fake accounts and cracking down on bots, a top government official said on Monday....
01:39 2019-05-28

Sony shares skyrocket after the company announces partnership with Microsoft, share buyback Shares of Japanese conglomerate Sony surged on Friday after the company announced a share buyback of more than $1 billion and a partnership with a major gaming competitor....
15:13 2019-05-21

Google unveils new $999 smart glasses for businesses, undercutting Microsoft's HoloLens on price Google announced Google Glass Enterprise Edition 2 on Monday, a new set of smart glasses that's catered toward businesses and costs $999. Google has focused on business use cases after its first model failed among consumers....
16:52 2019-05-21

Microsoft shows off its 'Centaurus' dual-screen laptop ahead of Apple's WWDC Microsoft's rumored dual-screen Windows device, codenamed 'Centaurus,' seems to be moving ahead, with Microsoft execs showing off protoypes of it internally last week....
21:00 2019-06-03

Ubisoft unveils Uplay+ game subscription service for PC and Stadia Ubisoft can't resist the temptation to join the game subscription bandwagon. The publisher is launching a Uplay+ service on PC that will offer access to over 100 games, including the premium versions of the latest releases and their associated add-o......
02:39 2019-06-11

Mexican health service chief quits over spending cuts The head of Mexico's social security institute has stepped down, citing budget cuts that he said would harm health services for the poor, in one of the first major resignations in the administration of leftist President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador....
22:52 2019-05-21

TikTok Owner Said to Challenge Spotify, Apple With Music Service ByteDance, owner of the popular video app TikTok, is said to be developing a paid music service that will challenge industry leaders Spotify and Apple Music in emerging markets....
14:00 2019-05-22

Service held for West Point cadet who died in training NEW YORK (AP) — A memorial service was held at West Point for a cadet who was killed during a training exercise. Christopher J. Morgan was buried Saturday at the academy’s cemetery after the private service at the Cadet Chapel. News 12 Long Island reports that West Point’...
05:52 2019-06-16

U.S. Forest Service aims to speed up logging, infrastructure projects The U.S. Forest Service, which manages millions of acres of national forests and grasslands, on Wednesday proposed "bold" changes for how it carries out environmental reviews of logging, road building and mining projects on public land, a move that raised red flags for environmental groups....
00:39 2019-06-13

10 reasons to consider switching your company's phone service to Google Voice Google Voice for G Suite is integrated with other G Suite apps. Find out how it might help businesses modernize and consolidate voice communications....
15:52 2019-05-21

Aggressive ticket vendors force bus service to skip stops Aggressive ticket vendors who have long duped tourists for Statue of Liberty tours are now mucking up a Big Apple bus service. The Downtown Connection, a shuttle for Lower Manhattan residents, began skipping five stops along Battery Park last week for the second summer in a row to avoid confrontatio...
01:01 2019-06-02

Fort Huachuca celebrates 244 years of Army service to the nation FORT HUACHUCA, Ariz. – June 14 marks 244 years of Army service to our nation. As part of the celebration, Fort Huachuca will honor the 75th anniversary of D-Day, “America’s Army –Honoring the Call to Service from D-Day to Today.” Today, we celebrate 244 years of defending and protecting America, an...
18:13 2019-06-14

Facebook expands Watch service as user numbers grow Facebook Inc said on Wednesday monthly users to its Watch video service had doubled since December while announcing more partnerships with international broadcasters and publishers in its bid to take on Alphabet Inc's YouTube....
13:52 2019-06-12

Self-driving trucks begin delivering mail for US Postal Service The US Postal Service on Tuesday started a two-week test transporting mail across three Southwestern states using self-driving trucks, a step forward in the effort to commercialize autonomous vehicle technology for hauling freight. San Diego-based startup TuSimple said its self-driving trucks will b...
17:26 2019-05-21

Postal service to test automated delivery between 2 major hubs The U.S. Postal Service is partnering with autonomous truck company TuSimple on a two-week pilot project that will automate trips between distribution hubs in Dallas and Phoenix....
17:13 2019-05-21

Intel makes its Unite collaboration software available as a cloud service Unite allows remote and on-site users to log in to meetings and share documents and is designed to work with major unified communication services like Skype for Business, Cisco WebEx and Zoom....
21:39 2019-06-10

Postal Service tests mail shipments on self-driving trucks PHOENIX (AP) — A self-driving truck company has partnered with the U.S. Postal Service to test autonomous technology on the long-haul route between Phoenix and Dallas. San Diego-based TuSimple is planning for two autonomous trucks to carry mail and parcels on five round trips between the Postal Serv...
21:01 2019-05-21

Megan Thee Stallion Gathers Fans for a Day of Community Service If you think we’re going to throw our asses in a circle while simultaneously doing community service, then you’re absolutely black-ass right....
12:26 2019-06-08

LIRR suspends service to Hamptons, Montauk all day after train derailment The holiday weekend is already off the rails for the Long Island Rail Road. Service to the Hamptons and Montauk is expected to be suspended for all of Saturday after two trains collided, the MTA said. Customers looking to go east of Patchogue, in Suffolk County, won’t be able to get there via ...
17:13 2019-05-25

Delhi HC Issues Notice to Paytm, RBI Over Company's Postpaid Service Delhi High Court on Monday sought RBI's response on a PIL alleging that online payments platform Paytm was providing lending facilities in violation of the law regulating such activity....
15:13 2019-05-28

SoftBank's service to help power self-driving buses, farm machinery Japan's SoftBank Corp said on Monday it will launch a service this year that would use satellite navigation data and the telco's mobile base stations to help power self-driving buses, drones and farm machinery....
15:13 2019-06-03

Online-Based Ridesharing Mobility-as-a-Service Platform for Sale A new mobility platform with an iconic brand and innovative approach to scalable modality is for sale, CNN reports. The service, which boasts nearly 17 million yearly active users, uses a web-and-app-based purchasing platform to coordinate new mobility solutions using large transportation modules i...
20:26 2019-05-31

Victoria earmarks AU$53m for digital service delivery and citizen engagement The state Budget is also prioritising ambulance radio upgrades, acute healthcare through initiatives such as a digital patient records system, and a handful of tech-related projects in schools....
17:52 2019-05-27

Trump says Britain's health service not on table for trade talks U.S. President Donald Trump rowed back comments that Britain's health service could be involved in any future trade deal on Tuesday, after his remark that everything was on the table in talks sparked controversy in Britain....
00:26 2019-06-05

After backlash, Trump U-turns on UK health service in trade talks U.S. President Donald Trump backtracked on comments that Britain's public health service should be on the table in future post-Brexit trade talks between the two countries, after Prime Minister Theresa May said some areas might be off-limits....
00:26 2019-06-05

Kay Jewelers fires manager for turning away deputy over his service weapon A jewelry chain in North Carolina refused to allow a sheriff’s deputy to come into the store and pick up an engagement ring — because he was wearing his service weapon, local police said. The uniformed deputy made his way to the Kay Jewelers in Statesville during his lunch break Tuesday after...
02:52 2019-06-08

Emirates head cautious on quick return to service for Boeing 737 MAX  Emirates airline President Tim Clark said on Sunday that global regulators should act in a coordinated way to return the Boeing 737 MAX to service and warned it could take six months to get the grounded jet back into operation....
04:52 2019-06-02

Pence Honors Fallen Service Members At Arlington Cemetery Vice President Mike Pence places a wreath in front of the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in observance of Memorial Day, Monday, May 27, 2019, at Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Va. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky) ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) — Vice President Mike Pence has paid tribute to fallen members o...
19:00 2019-05-27

BlackBerry shuts down messenger service, blaming lack of users Consumer version of BBM will cease but app aimed at businesses will continueBBM, or BlackBerry Messenger, the encrypted messaging service that introduced many to the joys of mobile chat – and was blamed for the 2011 London riots – is finally shutting down on Friday.The Indonesian company that owns t...
15:13 2019-05-31

Google Stadia vs Nvidia GeForce Now: which is the best cloud gaming service? Ever since Google announced its cloud gaming service, Stadia, back in March 2019, there’s been a lot of speculation about what this means for the games industry. How much will a service that lets you play the latest games in your Chrome browser in seconds shake up the current status quo ...
18:39 2019-06-08

Service dog offers sweet tribute to George H.W. Bush on Memorial Day TODAY – Sully, the gentle Labrador retriever who comforted former President George H.W. Bush and stayed by his side until he died last year, posed for a touching photo honoring his best late friend on Memorial Day. The canine stood next to a stone at the National World War II Memorial in Washi...
03:13 2019-05-28

FedEx aims to boost service, profit more from online shopping FedEx Corp said on Thursday it will begin offering Sunday residential delivery and handoff fewer e-commerce packages to the U.S. Postal Service, as it works to bolster service and wring more profits out of the online shopping boom....
07:13 2019-05-31

Amazon’s one-day delivery service depends on the work of thousands of robots This week, Amazon unveiled a new warehouse robot named Pegasus. The suitcase-sized robot is used to sort packages at dozens of the company's sprawling distribution centers....
18:52 2019-06-07