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ESL eSports gives Xbox One some gaming tournament cred with new app

The new ESL app adds Xbox One games to its game competitions, setting the stage for FIFA soccer tournaments alongside PC games like Defense of the Ancients 2.

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Xbox One will be the first gaming console to get Plex streaming media app

The Plex app gives you even more reasons (Microsoft hopes) to use the Xbox One as an entertainment hub. Plex will add support for the Xbox 360 in the near future.

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How hackers built, then sold, a pre-release XBox One to the FBI

Group member Dylan Wheeler said the FBI ended up buying a mockup of the XBox One for $5,000, after gathering enough confidential information to build it themselves.

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Microsoft pushes back Xbox One release date in China

The Xbox One was originally slated to arrive in China this week on Sept. 23.

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Activision finesses Destiny sales numbers to make the launch sound great

Activision's Destiny MMO/shooter hybrid for the Xbox and PlayStation franchises is the "Best-Selling New Video Game Franchise Launch" of all time -- whatever that means.

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Modder turns Xbox One into Xbook One laptop

Insert joke about how it's still less powerful than an actual gaming laptop.

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Microsoft's standalone Xbox One Kinect due in October with bonus game

As promised, Microsoft will deliver its standalone Kinect sensor for the Xbox One, tossing in a free game to sweeten the deal.

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YouTube starts cleaning up its streaming apps, starting with Xbox One

A new channel guide offering access to subscriptions highlights the changes to the YouTube app for Xbox One. Other streaming devices should see a similar update in the coming weeks.

on techhive.com

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Microsoft goes big on Kinect-less Xbox One bundles for the fall

Microsoft has three new bundles coming for Xbox fans around the world and the biggest common feature between them is they all lack a Kinect motion camera.

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Upcoming Xbox One updates include TV streaming to mobile devices

Ahead of Gamescom 2014, Microsoft tipped some big home entertainment improvements that are coming to the Xbox One.