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Microsoft goes ‘online only’ to sell Xbox in India, strikes exclusive partnership with Amazon.in

Wednesday, August 6, 2014 | More »

Microsoft has entered into an exclusive retail partnership with Amazon India. Starting next month, the company’s entire range of Interactive Entertainment Business (IEB) portfolio would be available in the country exclusively on Amazon.in. This is the first time the company is retailing its produc...


Microsoft’s Nadella reshuffles senior ranks

Microsoft Corp on Monday named three executives to its cloud, devices and Xbox gaming divisions in one of new Chief Executive Satya Nadella’s first management shakeups. In a public email, the world’s largest software maker promoted Scott Guthrie to head of the cloud and enterprise group,...

1 April, 2014 | More »


Zynga, seeking salvation, names Microsoft Xbox head as CEO

Zynga Inc’s decision to bring in the head of Microsoft Corp’s Xbox business to replace founder Mark Pincus is a bold stroke that was hailed on Wall Street, but it still leaves questions as to who is ultimately in charge at the troubled game-maker. Don Mattrick was personally recruited by...

2 July, 2013 | More »


Ouya’s $99 videogame console challenges pricier Xbox, PlayStation

Ouya’s $99 Android videogame console goes on sale on Tuesday, the latest attempt by a growing crop of niche hardware makers to chip away at a market dominated by Sony Corp, Microsoft Corp and Nintendo Co Ltd. Ouya hopes its cheaper cube-shaped console will prevail over the long-established gam...

24 June, 2013 | More »


Sony unveils new PlayStation 4 console

Sony Corp  unveiled its first video game console in seven years on Wednesday that will let users stream and play video games hosted on servers, hoping the move will help stem user losses, pre-empt the next version of Microsoft’s Xbox and propel it back to the top of the videogame hardware ind...

21 February, 2013 | More »


Microsoft hires founder of Slingbox firm to power Xbox business

Microsoft Corp said on Thursday it hired technology entrepreneur Blake Krikorian to help run its Interactive Entertainment Business as the world’s largest software company plans bigger things for its Xbox gaming console. Krikorian will be corporate vice president for the Interactive Enterta...

11 January, 2013 | More »


Microsoft debuts Xbox music service to take on Apple

Microsoft Corp on Monday announced that Xbox Music, a digital music service to vie with Apple Inc’s iTunes and Amazon.com Inc’s Cloud Player, will be available for its Xbox game consoles on Tuesday. The service will be expanded to Windows software-based computers and tablets, including t...

15 October, 2012 | More »

Microsoft’s Xbox to sell music, goes mobile

Microsoft Corp took another step toward its goal of turning the Xbox into the nexus of household entertainment, unveiling software to let users view extra content, control games and surf the Internet from their tablets and smartphones. The software maker, whose market-leading Xbox already streams N...

5 June, 2012 | More »


Gameblaze Is Chasing Gamers To Shop Online; To Launch International Sales Next Month

A former techie with travel search startup Ixigo.com (which sold majority stake to private equity firm SAIF Partners besides giving minority stake to MakeMyTrip last year) has started his own firm TridentShoxx Labs Pvt Ltd which has just launched its e-commerce website Gameblaze.in focused on digita...

20 March, 2012 | More »