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ESPN and Microsoft Offer Sporting Events and Programming On Demand for Xbox 360

            BRISTOL, Conn., and REDMOND, Wash. — Nov. 5, 2007 — ESPN and Microsoft Corp. today announced an agreement that will add high- and standard-definition full-length games, television shows and video game programming to Xbox LIVE, the online games and Read More

Bungie + Microsoft + Separation: Bungie is Not Leaving Microsoft, But if they were…

Someone started a very vague rumor that Microsoft was going to spin off Bungie.  There was a discussion around what is Bungie worth, so here is a rough approximation based on things we know about Bungie. Bungie averages a 3 Read More

Sun softens stance, agrees to install Windows in servers

SAN JOSE, Calif. — Sun Microsystems Inc. will begin building servers with one-time foe Microsoft Corp.’s Windows operating system installed directly inside of them, instead of forcing customers to install the ubiquitous software on their own or defect to a Read More

Microsoft Extends its line up of Xbox 360 games for Japan

Japan’s best developers are betting big on Xbox 360 in 2007 and beyond, as Microsoft announces best-ever holiday entertainment lineup. London, 12th September 2007 — Flanked by a who’s who of Japanese gaming luminaries and video game development legends, Takashi Read More

So Much For A Microsoft-Cisco Peace Accord

It hasn’t even been a month and there are already cracks in the much- vaunted peace accord between Cisco Systems (CSCO) and Microsoft Corp. (MSFT). The chief executives of the two companies, John Chambers and Steve Ballmer, got on stage Read More

Microsoft Delivers Silverlight 1.0, Extends Support to Linux (Microsoft)

Microsoft Delivers Silverlight 1.0, Extends Support to Linux  —  “Entertainment Tonight” HSN and World Wrestling Entertainment showcase new online experiences; more than 35 partners commit to Silverlight Partner Initiative.  —  Microsoft Corp. today released to the Web (RTW) Silverlight™ 1.0 Read More

ISO votes to reject Microsoft’s OOXML as standard (Peter Sayer/PC World)

ISO votes to reject Microsoft’s OOXML as standard  —  Microsoft Corp. has failed in its attempt to have its Office Open XML document format fast-tracked straight to the status of an international standard by the International Organization for Standardization.  —  Read More

Microsoft Sidewinder Brand returns with a new Mouse

The new Sidewinder is the first Gaming mouse to sport an LCD. These new features allow gamers to do the following: —  Turn on a dime. The new Quick Turn feature — a performance-enhancing    macro — is built right into Read More