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Microsoft's Xbox press conference at the German-based Gamescom expo will take place at 4 p.m. local time (10 a.m. Eastern U.S. time) on August 4, with several big games expected to make appearances.
A former Xbox Entertainment Studios TV project debuted to rave reviews on AMC, though it's not an indication that Microsoft should have kept its video-producing subsidiary.
Microsoft will release its Sway app for Windows 10 this summer, meaning it will be available sometime around the operating system's launch. A new Sway for iPad app is now available as well.
Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella has announced Mark Penn, creator of the company's Google attack campaign "Scroogled," is leaving the company in September.
Microsoft revealed a new Xbox One dashboard at E3, boasting a new design, improved speed and the addition of the company's Cortana digital assistant.
Microsoft is partnering with Facebook subsidiary Oculus by providing a bundled Xbox One controller with each Rift as well as Xbox One game streaming and Windows 10 support.
Microsoft is releasing a new Xbox One console featuring double the storage of its current version for just $50 more, along with a redesigned controller that features a 3.5mm headset jack.
Black Tusk Studios, the developer behind Microsoft's upcoming Gears of War game, will now seemingly focus more exclusively on the shooter series, as its been rebranded as "The Coalition."
Microsoft is rolling out an updated Skype experience for all Outlook.com users "in the coming months," making it easier to chat with friends while using the email service.
The newest entry in the popular long-running RPG series Fallout has been announced by Bethesda, with more information to come during the E3 gaming conference.
Microsoft has released the "Halo 3: ODST" expansion for "Halo: The Master Chief Collection," and codes for the add-on are going out to users who played the compilation on or before Dec. 19.
A new report claims the Microsoft Band 2 will be released this year, with the device already being widely tested internally, including in Europe.
A page on Microsoft's official Xbox website indicated the "Halo 3: ODST" add-on for "The Master Chief Collection" will go live this Friday, with the expansion free for early users of the game.
Apple could soon reveal multitasking features for its iPad line along with a larger version of its flagship tablet, which would be a direct response to Microsoft's Surface Pro line.
Microsoft has released another bundled version of its white Xbox One console, this time coming with "Halo: The Master Chief Collection." The bundle will only be available for a limited time.
Casey Hudson, best known as a lead on the Mass Effect franchise, has been named the new creative director of Microsoft Studios, overseeing HoloLens and Xbox game development.
Microsoft has implied that a statement sent by a contractor saying Xbox One consoles can be rendered "entirely unusable" for banned users is incorrect and that only online capabilities can be banned.
Xbox One users can now send voice messages to other members with the console's May public update, which also addresses problems some users faced with party chat.
Microsoft released its first wearable fitness device a little more than six months ago, along with a new health platform to support it. But how has it held up since then?
A new video published by Microsoft is showcasing it's just-announced Continuum for Windows 10 phones feature, and it also clarifies that the feature will require new devices.
The official cover art for "Halo 5: Guardians" has been revealed, showcasing Master Chief and Jameson Locke as well as Spartan teams that will aid each protagonist.
Microsoft's recently announced update for its fitness app and service is now available on all platforms, providing users with more insights on their activities.
A new report claims Microsoft may soon reveal a "Gears of War" remake for Xbox One featuring upgraded visuals. The remake will reportedly come from "Brink" developer Splash Damage.
The downloadable expansion of "Halo 3: ODST" for "The Master Chief Collection" will be available sometime next month for free to those who played the game in about its first month of release.
Microsoft has updated its HoloLens website with the 10 most popular questions for the augmented reality device, including what kind of apps will work on the upcoming platform.
Phil Spencer, head of Microsoft's Xbox unit, says the company plans to focus on first-party games at its E3 press conference, adding that this may be the best year for exclusive games its ever had.
Microsoft has brought the Halo franchise to a competing mobile platform for the first time by releasing "Halo: Spartan Strike" for iPad and iPhone.
Microsoft is changing its design style with Windows 10, moving away from many of the more distinct elements of Windows 8, but do you like where it's going?
Microsoft is adding a new setup screen for Xbox One consoles that will more prominently display the choice between their instant-on and energy-saving modes following criticism.
Microsoft is bringing Xbox One TV tuner support to the U.S. and Canada following a release in European markets, bringing broadcast stations to the console for those without cable or satellite.
Remedy Entertainment's Xbox One exclusive "Quantum Break," originally slated for a 2014 release before being delayed to 2015, has now been delayed to 2016.
The latest downloadable expansion for "Sunset Overdrive" has been released for $10 or as part of the game's season pass. "Dawn of the Rise of the Fallen Machines" adds a new area to the game.
Panos Panay, the creator of Microsoft's Surface line, has given an interview about the early $900 million writedown of the tablet line, calling it a humbling experience that taught important lessons.
Microsoft's live-action trailer for Xbox One first-person shooter "Halo 5: Guardians" during a commercial break of television's "The Walking Dead" announced an Oct. 27 release date for the game.
ESPN has released a new official app for Windows Phone, replacing its outdated ScoreCenter app. The new app brings its Windows Phone offering on par with its Android and iOS apps.
Microsoft has released a fictional multi-part exposé about Halo franchise protagonist Master Chief to promote the upcoming entry in the series, "Halo 5: Guardians."
A new Tumblr account is teasing a "Halo 5" announcement for Sunday, though little information is given about what the announcement could possibly be.
Microsoft plans to release Windows 10 this summer in 190 countries and 111 languages, though the company hasn't provided an exact release date beyond the time frame.
Online television service provider Sling TV has launched its official Xbox One app, and users of Microsoft's console can try the service for free for a month.
Microsoft is now offering a digital copy of "Halo: The Master Chief Collection" free with a new Xbox One console bundle available in the U.S. and "most regions where Xbox One is available."
"Sunset Overdrive" will get a new downloadable expansion in less than a month, bringing an entirely new area to the game as well as new weapons and a new traversal mechanic.
Microsoft has confirmed via a product listing page that Windows Phone 8.1's Update 2 will bring compatibility with Bluetooth keyboards, something the operating system currently lacks.
Microsoft is putting an end to unsupported devices installing the Windows 10 preview for phones in an attempt to stop users from bricking their phones.
Microsoft may soon release the first major information about universal Windows 10 apps on Xbox One, with the apps reportedly set to debut in the November time frame.
A demo for the rollercoaster-destroying Xbox 360 and Xbox One exclusive "ScreamRide" will be released tonight in advance of the game's March 3 release date.
Problems with early builds of Windows 10 for phones prevented it from being released on more devices in its first public preview, though more devices will be supported in time.
"House of Cards" third season can now be streamed on Netflix well in advance of its scheduled Feb. 27 premiere date, likely indicating the streaming giant posted the show in error.
A new accessory for Microsoft's Xbox One attaches directly to the console and adds three USB 3.0 ports as well as space for an external hard drive.
Dish Network's online television service, Sling TV, is now available to all U.S. residents, and it will soon at AMC to its base $20-per-month package.