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Microsoft starts accepting Bitcoin payments for Windows Store, Xbox, Windows Phone

Bitcoin is accepted by Microsoft only in the U.S. for now.

Microsoft's Work & Play Bundle collects flagship Office, Xbox, and Skype services in a deeply discounted package

Microsoft is cutting deep into the prices of its subscription services for the holidays with the $199 Work & Play Bundle.

Xbox Music appears poised to release OneDrive-powered music locker service

Free ad-supported streaming may be leaving Xbox Music, but Microsoft may still give non-Music Pass subscribers a reason to use the service.

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Resurrecting E.T.: Atari landfill excavation documentary landing on Xbox November 20

If you want to watch people dig trash out of a landfill you can, but only if you use an Xbox.

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Project Spark, Microsoft's free game creation game, hits Windows 8 and Xbox One

The free-to-play “digital sandbox” lets users build their own games and share them with the world.

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Report: Xbox Entertainment Studios not quite dead yet

The Hollywood Reporter says that Microsoft is in talks with Warner Bros. to revive its shuttered business for developing original video content.

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Microsoft shuts down Xbox Entertainment Studios video team as part of layoffs

One of the first to fall as part of Microsoft's layoffs is its Xbox Entertainment Studios, although some of the company's flagship media offerings will remain unscathed.

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Microsoft carves out room for Xbox amid productivity push

But how committed is Microsoft in the long-term, now that its focus has shifted?

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How to watch the Bonnaroo Music Festival live online all weekend long

Bonnaroo is one of the biggest music festivals of the year, and you can watch it live on your TV, PC, or mobile device. Here's how.

For Microsoft's Xbox One, the focus is on games at E3

When head of Microsoft's Xbox division Phil Spencer said the company's presentation at E3 2014 would be all about games, he wasn't kidding.

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Microsoft's E3 mantra: Games, games, and more games (but few surprises)

Microsoft held a press event to mark the start of the E3 gaming expo Monday, and nearly every one of the event's 90 minutes was focused on games instead of hardware.