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Next generation of gaming consoles could fit in your pocket

Advances in development tools and mobile hardware are making mobile devices a lot more attractive to game makers.

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Microsoft promises Xbox Live Gold refunds to disgruntled fans

If you paid for Xbox Live Gold simply to stream Netflix or Hulu on your Xbox One, Microsoft will pay you back if you wish to drop it.

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Microsoft adding 'All Sources' music locker to OneDrive

That's according to a Chinese tech site, which dug around OneDrive's source code and found a feature that lets you upload music files for streaming on an Xbox console.

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Microsoft's Xbox chief shoots down gaming handheld idea

Xbox chief Phil Spencer puts the kibosh on a dedicated portable Xbox console, instead implying that Windows Phone is the future.

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Xbox's Halo series may strike covenant with Showtime

That's according to Variety, which says a more traditional TV program will air on the pay TV channel, as opposed to the interactive version Xbox Entertainment Studios is developing for Xbox consoles.

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Microsoft targets June 13 to launch original Xbox programming

Web-connected Xboxes will be able to receive a live stream of the Bonnaroo Music and Arts festival, followed by an unscripted reality TV series about street soccer. And that Steven Spielberg-produced Halo series is coming soon, too.

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Microsoft readies its own original programming push

Original programs are all the rage among streaming companies these days, and Microsoft is no different, with plans to roll out shows produced for Xbox Live this June.

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Microsoft's Nadella names Xbox, cloud leadership team

Phil Spencer to lead Microsoft's Xbox team, while Stephen Elop will be in charge of devices.

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Dell, Microsoft sign Android cross-license patent deal

The terms of the deal provide royalties to Microsoft for using Android patents and the Chrome OS.

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Move over Morpheus: Microsoft reportedly developing Xbox VR headset

The battle for fooling your eyeballs continues.