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VarietyMicrosoft has scored a touchdown. The company announced a deal with the NFL, worth around $400 million over the next five years, to develop technology that will make watching football more interactive for fans who use the Xbox One videogame console and...
Tags: Skype, Microsoft Corporation, Football, Sports, Gaming
ReutersThe Sports Xchange Microsoft partnership to change game for fans, players, coaches Thanks to Microsoft, the NFL is about to become a new ballgame for fans, players and coaches. As part of the launch of the tech giant's next-generation Xbox One home...
Microsoft Corp. is partnering with Paramount Pictures on a promotional effort for the studio's "Star Trek Into Darkness." It represents the biggest such undertaking ever for the software giant. The Redmond, Wash., company's campaign isn't short on...
Seattle TimesThe upcoming Windows 8 update, known up to now by the code name "Windows Blue," will officially be called "Windows 8.1" and be free to download for current Windows 8 and Windows RT users. The update could be crucial for Microsoft to gain market share,...
According to internal documents obtained by the website TechCrunch, Microsoft has offered $1 billion for the digital assets of Nook Media, Barnes & Noble's digital book venture. The deal would give Microsoft Barnes & Noble's e-books, homegrown games and...
ReutersMicrosoft Corp. is planning a substantial update to make its touch-based Windows 8 software easier to use and compatible with smaller tablets. Despite sales of 100 million copies in the six months since launch, Windows 8 it has not captured consumers'...
Reuters* Sales on par with Windows 7, but consumer interest waning * Update code-named 'Blue' intended to improve experience, allow small tablets * Windows co-chief pushes touch laptops * Microsoft shares at five-year high By Bill Rigby SEATTLE, May 6...
Reuters* Nokia Lumia 521 on sale under $150 at Walmart next week * Marks Microsoft push to lower end of smartphone market * Windows Phone chief looks to leverage Office, Xbox By Bill Rigby SEATTLE, May 2 (Reuters) - Microsoft Corp's phone chief hates to call...
Tags: Nokia Corp., AT&T Corp., HTC Corp., Gaming, New Products
Seattle TimesSix months after the launch of Windows 8 and a week after a quarterly earnings report that surprised some with its solidity, Microsoft watchers are asking: Is the company the slow-yet-steady tortoise that's gaining on the flashier hares of the...
Looks like the iPad is about to cause another casualty. The latest victim: Netbooks. You remember those small, cuddly laptops launched just a few years ago, with lower power, less functionality and lower prices to match. They were kind of computing...
Microsoft, looking to catch up to rivals, could soon be putting out its own 7-inch tablet. The Wall Street Journal says the Redmond, Wash., company plans to launch a smaller version of its Surface tablet later this year. The report, which cites...
Some cool tech products have been introduced recently, but they are coming from companies whose brands aren't as cool as Apple's. That means they'll face an uphill climb in the marketplace. Branding matters a lot in business. It also matters a lot...
Tags: Apple iTunes, Sales, Media Industry, Demographics, BlackBerry
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