Microsoft is making a big play for the living room with a new Xbox console that marries games with live TV, Internet browsing, music and Skype.
Microsoft is rumored to be developing a set-top streaming device. The move may have more to do with Microsoft's plans to open a production studio than competing with Roku.
Apple apparently isn't interested in porting iTunes to the touch-centric Windows 8 and making Microsoft's tablets more attractive.
A U.S. judge ruled Thursday that Motorola Mobility is entitled to substantially less royalties than it wanted from Microsoft for the company's use of wireless and video-encoding patents in its Xbox products.
Game downloads for smartphones and tablets should triple in the next five years, a trend that will have a significant impact on console gaming.
Eight years after the first Xbox 360 units shipped, Microsoft will finally pull the curtains off its long-awaited successor on May 21.
Now, diehard gamers have even less reason to put down the Dew and pry themselves up from the couch, thanks to Pizza Hut's new delivery app for the Xbox 360