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  • Microsoft's NFL partnership enters next generation with new apps

    With the start of the U.S. professional football season around the corner, Microsoft unveiled the new tech it's going to be providing coaches and fans this season as part of its ongoing partnership with the National Football League.

    Written by Blair Hanley Frank07 Aug. 15 23:05
  • Video gaming sparks excitement in China

    These are exciting times to be a gamer in China, according to 19-year-old Dai Qi, a soon-to-be college student.

    Written by Michael Kan30 July 15 20:55
  • Nintendo shutters TVii video service for Wii U

    Nintendo is shutting down its video service for the Wii U console less than three years after it began, but few users are lamenting its demise.

    Written by Tim Hornyak27 July 15 14:55
  • Xbox One, PS4 sales in China could be disappointing

    After China lifted its ban on video game consoles, both Microsoft and Sony moved fast to launch their products in the country. But at least for this year, the sales will be lackluster, according to a research firm.

    Written by Michael Kan02 July 15 14:18
  • Xbox One-to-PC game streaming launched Monday

    Microsoft is allowing select users to start streaming games from their Xbox One console to PCs running Windows 10, a feature that will be available later this year to all users.

    Written by Blair Hanley Frank16 June 15 12:31
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  • Cloud drives speech recognition forward for Microsoft

    For years, using voice recognition technology on phones or other devices has been a novelty -- something people try once but never again, usually because it works so poorly. But recent developments, including harnessing the computational power of the cloud, have made it more usable and will make it even better in the near future, according to Microsoft.

    Written by Nancy Gohring14 Dec. 10 06:43
  • Hacker turns Kinect for Xbox 360 into Kinect for Linux PCs

    Well, that was fast. Do-it-yourself electronics kit maker and hobby retailer Adafruit recently announced that a hacker had won the company's Open Kinect Bounty. Spain-based hacker Hector Martin Cantero, who is known online as "marcan," released a proof-of-concept video Wednesday night showing the Kinect interfacing with his Linux-based laptop.

    Written by Ian Paul13 Nov. 10 02:06
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