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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.

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Xbox chief Whitten leaves for Sonos

Having successfully launched the Xbox One, Marc Whitten joins Sonos as chief product officer.

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Missing Pieces: Wrapping up the week's must-know gaming news

Frog math, millionaires, and...The Last Guardian? This is all the gaming news that's fit to digitally archive, for the week of March 10.

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Multi-GPU problems, loss of progress plague Titanfall launch

Respawn Entertainment continues to hammer out the bugs in the hit game.

Microsoft working on Kindle-like Xbox reading app for Windows 8

Windows users may soon be reading books, magazines, and comics through an Xbox-branded reading app.