Post Tagged with: "Microsoft"

How Microsoft should woo Android and iOS developers to build Windows 10 apps
/ March 30, 2015 12:45 pm
How Microsoft should woo Android and iOS developers to build Windows 10 apps

VentureBeat reports "It’s common knowledge that Microsoft has an app problem, both with Windows and Windows Phone. The state of both has been improving steadily for a while now, but developers still largely don’t care anywhere nearly as much as they do about Android or iOS.". Read More

Xbox One is costing gamers $250M a year, according to environmental group
/ March 26, 2015 1:41 pm
Xbox One is costing gamers $250M a year, according to environmental group

VentureBeat reports "The convenience of the Xbox One is costing you money. If you have your Xbox One in “Instant On” mode, it’s likely adding a significant amount of energy consumption to your electricity bill, according to the Natural Resources Defense Council environmental group." . Read More

Microsoft taps Samsung, Dell, and 9 other OEMs to preinstall Office, OneDrive, and Skype on Android devices
/ March 23, 2015 11:42 am
Microsoft taps Samsung, Dell, and 9 other OEMs to preinstall Office, OneDrive, and Skype on Android devices

VentureBeat reports "Microsoft today announced partnerships with 11 hardware makers to preinstall its apps on select Android devices that will ship “later this year.” The deals encompass Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and OneNote), OneDrive, and Skype." . Read More

Xbox For Sale – the rumours just won’t quit
/ March 20, 2015 10:51 am
Xbox For Sale – the rumours just won’t quit

GamesIndustry.biz reports "Microsoft's Xbox division is in a much healthier state today than it was a year ago. It's had a tough time of it; forced to reinvent itself in an excruciating, public way as the original design philosophy and marketing message for the Xbox One transpired to be about as popular as breaking wind in a crowded lift, resulting in executive reshuffles and a tricky refocus of the variety that would ordinarily be carried out pre-launch and behind closed doors.". Read More

Microsoft will offer free Windows 10 upgrades to pirates worldwide
/ March 18, 2015 11:04 am
Microsoft will offer free Windows 10 upgrades to pirates worldwide

VentureBeat reports "In January, we learned that for one year, Microsoft would offer free Windows 10 upgrades to those running Windows 7, Windows 8.1, and Windows Phone 8.1. Today, at its Windows Hardware Engineering Community (WinHEC) event in Shenzen, the company revealed that this deal will be available to pirates worldwide." . Read More

Stock Ticker: Sony soars, Microsoft slumps and EA reclaims its crown
/ March 12, 2015 11:50 am
Stock Ticker: Sony soars, Microsoft slumps and EA reclaims its crown

GamesIndustry.biz reports "With many of the games industry's largest companies reporting financial results or updating their official earnings forecasts over the past two months, it's a good time to check in on how the industry's stocks are performing." . Read More

Xbox expands Kudo Tsunoda’s role
/ March 10, 2015 1:38 pm
Xbox expands Kudo Tsunoda’s role

GamesIndustry.biz reports "Microsoft has been in touch to clarify that Kudo Tsunoda's expanded role will not affect Phil Spencer's duties at head of Xbox." . Read More

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