| Jan 16, 2014
| 5:17 PM
The new Xbox One and PlayStation 4 fueled a 50% spike in video game console sales in December, compared with a year earlier, as enthusiasts rushed to buy the latest systems.
Micrososoft's Xbox One was the top-selling console in December, but Sony's...
| Jun 10, 2013
| 7:20 AM
More people are regularly playing games on their smartphones and tablets than on gaming consoles such as Microsoft's Xbox or Sony's Playstation, a new study has found. The data, which come from a survey released Monday by the consulting firm Frank N....
| Jun 15, 2013
| 5:27 AM
We have been talking about radical changes in the way we watch for TV for almost a decade now.
And a lot of it has been wrong. Remember the buzz three years ago as to how 3-D was going to be in every home?
Newsflash: ESPN announced last week that it...
| Jun 20, 2013
| 12:25 PM
Sony Corp. Chief Executive Kazuo Hirai said Thursday that the company needs more time for its consideration of a proposal from a prominent shareholder to take its entertainment business public.
Hirai, speaking at Sony's annual shareholders' meeting...
| Aug 15, 2013
| 5:04 PM
Video game sales fell to $443 milllion in July, representing a drop of 19% from the same time a year earlier, according to a newly released report from researcher the NPD Group.
Hardware sales declined a more precipitous 34% to $99 million in July, from...
| Aug 19, 2013
| 9:08 AM
With all the hype surrounding the newest and hottest pieces of technology on the market, it’s easy to forget about some products of years past that were destined for failure.
The newest version of the iPhone is due to be unveiled next month and...
| Aug 23, 2013
| 12:31 PM
Microsoft's tumultuous fall on the stock market during the last 13 years has largely been fueled by missteps in the consumer products market.
Though Bill Gates had significant control until 2006, soon-departing Chief Executive Steve Ballmer ultimately...
| Sep 6, 2013
| 5:00 AM
U.S. consumer spending on video games fell in the second quarter as fewer titles were released and players anticipated the release of new consoles, said research firm NPD Group in a report Thursday.
In the three months that ended in June, Americans...
| Sep 6, 2013
| 10:39 AM
The digital media company Maker Studios has acquired Blip, a company best known for its technology for distributing original Web series.
The Culver City studio behind such YouTube personalities as Lloyd Ahlquist (EpicLLOYD) and Peter Shukoff (Nice...
| Sep 8, 2013
| 9:00 PM
Xbox Music, Microsoft Corp.'s entry into the ever-expanding music-streaming industry, will introduce applications for Android and iOS devices and allow free streaming on the Web, the company said Sunday.
Microsoft launched Xbox Music about a year ago,...
| May 21, 2013
| 11:45 AM
Check back on this slug frequently for updated details about the Xbox release.
Microsoft today showcased details of its next-generation gaming platform, Xbox One, which will succeed the Xbox 360. The announcement at Microsoft's Redmond campus followed...