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Earlier today, Sony's PS4 online service was disrupted, and now it looks like Microsoft's Xbox Live service is now being kicked offline, hinting that the two outages may be linked.
From new Windows Phones and OS previews, to Twitter tragedies, curious comments and Windows in your windows, we take a look back at some of the highlights from this week's tech news on Neowin.
With 10 million PS4 consoles sold, Sony is performing well above than what most people expected. A recent Nielsen study about brand loyalty may explain why Sony is doing great after all.
The Xbox website has put up a page with a new media drive for the Xbox 360. Clocking in at 500gb and priced $20 cheaper than the 320gb version, we wonder, is a typo or simply a great deal?
Xbox Video for Windows Phone has finally received a much-needed update, bumping the version up to 184.108.40.206 and bringing faster playback speeds, better performance, and more refined searches.
Microsoft has reportedly been in talks with Warner Bros about spinning off its now-dead Xbox Entertainment Studios unit, and potentially merging it with popular gaming YouTube channel, Machinima.
"IMC Rising," the third map pack for "Titanfall," was announced at Gamescom today and will release sometime this Autumn, according to developer Respawn Entertainment.
You can watch live the Xbox Briefing at Gamescom 2014 right here. Microsoft will share more trailers, gameplay and announcements about the games that will hit consoles this holiday season.
Some recent articles have cited Microsoft's financial results as proof that Microsoft lost $400 million on the Xbox One, but their math skills need some significant work.
Microsoft will launch a digital TV tuner for Xbox One in the U.K., France, Germany, Italy and Spain this October, bringing TV capabilities and OneGuide to the console's users in those markets.
Microsoft's main Xbox Briefing at Gamescom 2014 will take place on August 12, and its 'teaser trailer' for the event reveals highlights of what it's got lined up, and where you'll be able to watch.
If you're ready to work out this summer, Microsoft has launched its exclusive version of P90X for the Xbox One. The program will include five exclusive new workouts and real-time feedback.
Microsoft has announced the next titles coming to their 'Games with Gold' program for August, and this month's freebies include two games for the Xbox 360 and two for the Xbox One.
Despite most of the recent news being about "Halo: Nightfall," some new information about "Halo 2: Anniversary" for Xbox One has been released on Waypoint, and is sure to please fans of the series.
Microsoft has released the first footage of the upcoming "Halo: Nightfall" digital video series, giving us our first good glimpse of Agent Locke, who will be playable in "Halo 5: Guardians."
Respawn is making significant upgrades to "Titanfall" with its next major update, bringing a credit system that the developer stresses won't include microtransactions (the use of real-world money).
Following a wave of panic among some who assumed that Microsoft was about to pull the plug on its Xbox Music and Video services, the company's Joe Belfiore has assured users that they're here to stay.
A boy got the shock of his life recently after turning on his Xbox after a decade. He discovered his late father's ghost car, which was recorded when he clocked the best time on a rally game.
Microsoft has announced the launch of a new GoPro Channel for the Xbox One - three months after it arrived on the 360 - and four exclusive videos are available on the channel to mark its launch.
Microsoft has released a new promotional video for the Xbox One. It shows of some games due for release later this year, while a quote from Rocky is read out by Sylvester Stallone in the background.
The newest entry in the Dance Central franchise will hit Xbox One on Sept. 2 and come with 10 songs, though content purchased for previous entries will be compatible with the new game.
Microsoft's recent round of nearly 18,000 layoffs has done more than kill several major projects like Xbox Studios: It has severely impacted their relationship with major advertising partners.
Xbox Europe will not be spared from Microsoft's 18,000 employee layoff, after it emerged many job cuts were underway at its Reading location. 75% of employees with EMEA roles will be made redundant.
Microsoft is to close Xbox Entertainment Studios, the division responsible for its original TV shows, with the loss of around 200 employees - although its Halo live-action shows will not be affected.
Microsoft has delisted a wave of Windows and Windows Phone games it published from the Windows and Windows Phone stores, including several well-received titles such as "Rocket Riot."
Last year, Microsoft said that it would allow any Xbox One to be turned into a developer console but it looks like that feature has been scrapped by the team in Redmond.
"Project Spark," a game that allows you to customize nearly everything, has received a launch date for the retail package for the Xbox One. The full release edition will be available in early-October.
Microsoft is offering Xbox 360 owners a $75 credit to buy an Xbox One. The deal lasts until the end of the month, with users sent a code for the credit via their Xbox Live account.
Microsoft's Xbox One update for July will begin rolling out worldwide in the coming days, bringing the ability to double tap the Xbox One button to snap apps as well as an enhanced achievements app.
Microsoft has officially announced July's free Games with Gold offerings for the Xbox 360 and Xbox One, which include titles like 'Guacamelee!' and 'BattleBlock Theater'.
Next week, Microsoft will update Xbox.com to support a new profile feature that allows you to view your achievements and saved game clips, and a bunch more features will be included too.
Sony executives were exuberant upon learning of the Xbox One's $499 price tag at last year's E3 gaming conference, with a Sony saying it figured Microsoft would soon release a version without Kinect.
Microsoft's Phil Spencer says the company will sell "millions more Xbox 360s", and that it has "an obligation" to customers old and new to keep offering new games for the 360 alongside the Xbox One.
The recent horsepower upgrade Microsoft provided to developers by giving them access to the Xbox One's Kinect reserves won't impact system voice commands such as "Xbox, record that."
Microsoft's Phil Spencer has said that one of the reasons the company didn't show off any Windows games at E3 was that the gaming conference wasn't the right place to show off new titles.
Microsoft will release its first TV series, called Every Street United, on June 15th and it features Thierry Henry and Edgar Davids who are looking for the world's best street soccer players.
Microsoft has posted a new video that goes behind the scenes of Microsoft's E3 conference and shows how the organization is now working under its new management.
Microsoft said it was going to focus on games this E3, and to bring the point home, it's now touting nine games that will come exclusively to Xbox One before the end of the year.
We are at E3 2014 and if you are curious what the Xbox booth looks like, we have put together a gallery for your viewing pleasure and the showcase is massive this year for Microsoft.
Microsoft will be offering up for sale the Xbox One in more markets starting in late September which will help the company close the sales gap between the PS4 and the Xbox One.
Microsoft has launched a new feedback site for the Xbox and the company wants your ideas on how it can make the platform the best gaming and entertainment console for all consumers.
Microsoft's E3 2014 press conference was all about games but one thing that was not given a starring role was the Kinect add-on for the Xbox One and it appears the device is no longer a focus.
Get your popcorn ready, sit back and enjoy Microsoft's E3 keynote right here. We're expecting to see lots of games, including a number of exclusives and maybe even some upcoming Xbox One features.
Tomorrow kicks off the E3 extravaganza and Microsoft is holding its annual E3 press conference at 9 a.m. PT / 12 p.m ET and we will be bringing you all the announcements from the show.
Microsoft has filed a patent that shows how a control scheme for mobile gaming could be standardized to resemble the button layout found on the company's Xbox controllers.
Microsoft will soon integrate Twitter into the Xbox One's TV programming guide, allowing users to interact with tweets during TV broadcasts. Additionally, 35 new Xbox One apps have been announced.
Microsoft is bringing several new TV-centric features to its Xbox One SmartGlass app on Android, iOS, Windows and Windows Phone, including the ability to control a set-top box as a universal remote.
Microsoft has pushed out a new update for OneDrive and it brings with it new photo features as well as an update to the Xbox One version that makes it free to use for all consumers.
Microsoft's head of Xbox Gaming has posted on Twitter that the company should be doing more to build up their gaming presence on Windows. But with GFWL store and service shut down, how will they do it