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July 5, 2015 2:10 PM Minecraft: Story Mode Detailed By Telltale Games

If the Windows 10 version of Minecraft doesn’t get you excited worry not because there’s another version of this game in the works for which the company has teamed up with Telltale Games. It was revealed last year that Minecraft: Story Mode will be developed in partnership with the aforementioned studio and now Telltale Games has taken out some time to detail 16

June 30, 2015 8:42 PM Microsoft strikes deals with Uber, AOL

Microsoft will soon be giving AOL Inc its display advertising business and sell map-generating technology to ride-hailing app company Uber, in an effort to decrease non money generating features online. These recent moves by Microsoft shows that the company will focus on its developing search advertising business running on the Bing search engine, and displaying 14

June 30, 2015 1:24 PM Microsoft to offload display ads biz to ... hang on, AOL?

Microsoft has retreated from its online display ads business having struck a deal with AOL. Under the plans, announced on Monday, Redmond will hand off ads sales and management on several of its prime online properties to AOL. AOL will take over ads for such sites as MSN Homepage,, Skype, Xbox, and ads in apps. Markets affected include the US, UK, Canada 9

June 30, 2015 1:07 AM AOL in Deal With Microsoft to Take Over Display Ad Business

When the deal for Verizon to buy AOL was announced last month, executives from both companies said AOL was an appealing acquisition because of its advertising technology. On Monday, AOL showed some of the value in announcing a deal with Microsoft. Under the agreement, AOL will take over management and sales of display, mobile and video advertising that appears 20

June 29, 2015 9:59 PM Microsoft hands display ads to AOL, maps to Uber

SEATTLE Microsoft Corp (MSFT.O) said on Monday it will hand over its display advertising business to AOL Inc and sell some map-generating technology to ride-hailing app company Uber, as it slims down its money-losing online operations. The moves mean Microsoft will focus on its growing search advertising business based on its Bing search engine, and displaying 10

June 29, 2015 8:39 PM Apple Music: Stumbling out of the gate could be fatal

Apple Music launches Tuesday and as Apple knows, failure to launch well could be fatal. Though it appeared to be off to a bumpy start earlier this month, Apple hopes its new streaming service will be music to iOS users’ ears when it launches Tuesday. When it comes to technology, product launches are essential to whether a device or service will eventually 19

June 26, 2015 6:00 PM Here’s a look at what’s possible with Microsoft’s HoloLens

Microsoft is hedging its bets across both the augmented reality and virtual reality industries. At E3 2015, Microsoft MSFT announced partnerships with Oculus VR and Valve for Steam VR, as well as showcasing its own AR device, the HoloLens. Microsoft hosted three HoloLens demos on the show floor: Halo 5: Guardians, Project X-Ray, and Minecraft. Mike Nichols 19

June 22, 2015 6:44 PM PlayStation

SAN FRANCISCO - Sony next month will release a new PlayStation 4 with double the storage capacity, countering Microsoft's recent release of a beefed-up version of rival console Xbox One. A PS4 Ultimate Player Edition that can store as much as a terabyte of data will launch in Europe, Africa and Asia on July 15, the Japanese consumer electronics titan 18

June 22, 2015 5:38 PM Sony Announces Two New PS4's

It was a busy E3 this year — so busy apparently, that new SKUs for both Xbox One and PS4 didn’t quite make the press conference cut. Microsoft announced it’s new 1 TB Xbox One a few days before its press conference, and Sony waited until today to lift the veil on what it calls the “ultimate gamer edition,” a new 1 TB PS4 that’s also a little lighter 26

June 22, 2015 4:06 PM Sony's Play Station 4 keeps up with Microsoft's Xbox One

The latest battlefront in the console wars concerns memory. Bigger games require bigger hard drives, and a week after Microsoft officially announced it is releasing a new version of the Xbox One with 1 terabyte of memory – double the standard 500 gigabytes of storage in a traditional Xbox One – Sony responded Monday that a 1-terabyte version of the PlayStation 41