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  • Microsoft Slashing Up to 18,000 Jobs, Its Biggest Layoff Ever

    Microsoft said it will eliminate up to 18,000 jobs over the next year, with the bulk of the cuts coming from its acquisition of mobile-devices maker Nokia. The technology giant said the layoffs -- representing about 14% of its workforce, the largest...
  • Microsoft to wind down Hollywood operations

    Microsoft is shutting down the bulk of its Hollywood unit as part of a broader restructuring at the software giant that will result in 14,000 jobs being cut. Launched in 2012 with big expectations, Xbox Entertainment Studios will wind down operations in...
  • Microsoft to Curtail Original Series Programming for Xbox

    Microsoft is said to be reconsidering its strategy of developing original series for its Xbox platform. The tech giant made headlines Thursday with plans to layoff as many as 18,000 employees following its recent $7.2 billion acquisition of Nokia's...
  • Dodger TV blackout continues! Will 'Sex Tape' score?

    Dodger TV blackout continues! Will 'Sex Tape' score?
    After the coffee. Before the week that never ends finally ends. The Skinny: This has been one long week! But I'll also say on a personal front it has been one of my most productive. If I had enough money socked away, this would be a good way to go out!...
  • World Cup Fever Boosts 'FIFA' Game Sales in June

    Ubisoft's "Watch Dogs" may have been the top selling video game in June, but Electronic Arts may have seen the biggest sales bump thanks to the World Cup. The company's "FIFA" soccer franchise ranked in the top 10 for the first time this year because...
  • Why Xbox Was Always Going to Struggle Making Original Shows

    Xbox Entertainment Studios, we hardly knew ya. The decision by Microsoft to pull the plug on its in-house division to produce a slate of original shows for the Xbox platform on Thursday didn't come as much of a surprise as new CEO Satya Nadella wants the...
  • First Look at 'Halo: Nightfall' Series Hero (EXCLUSIVE)

    Xbox has provided the first look of Agent Locke, the lead character played Mike Colter in the upcoming digital series "Halo: Nightfall," who also will be prominently featured in next year's "Halo 5: Guardians" video game. Colter (see above) may be best...
  • FX Teams with Xbox to Tease Guillermo del Toro's Creepy Vampire Series 'The Strain'

    FX Networks has launched an exclusive promotion on Microsoft's Xbox Video ahead of Sunday's premiere of vampire thriller "The Strain" from Guillermo del Toro. The cabler partnered with Xbox Video to deliver a package of custom teasers, artwork,...
  • DreamWorks Animation Plays in 'Skylanders' Territory with Morpho Pods

    With "How to Train Your Dragon 2" out in theaters, DreamWorks Animation has launched Morpho Pods, a new toy based game property that gets the toon studio into the same play space that Activision launched with "Skylanders" and Disney has followed with...
  • For Aaron Paul, seeking good after 'Bad'

    Playing the morally compromised Jesse Pinkman on “Breaking Bad” for nearly six years, Aaron Paul became accustomed to intense fan reactions, particularly online. But he's been eliciting a different kind of response when he logs in lately&...
  • Xbox Embraces World Cup Fever with 'Every Street United'

    Xbox Original Studios will launch its street soccer-themed "Every Street United" series on June 15, as a way to tap into the buzz surrounding the World Cup in Brazil. The reality show revolves around iconic soccer players Thierry Henry and Edgar Davids...