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Halo’s first trip into VR has a flat screen

I got the Fall Creators Update installed and I’m making my way through the launch library  Microsoft has prepared for VR headsets from Acer, Lenovo, Dell, HP and, next month, Samsung. One of my first stops was Halo Recruit, which is now the definition of a disappointing wave shooter in VR. In Recruit, you shoot targets…

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PlayStation extends its reign as the gaming brand with the most-seen TV ads

GUEST: The Nintendo Switch might have outsold the PlayStation 4 in September, but it’s Sony video game console that’s ruling the TV screen, leading in ad impressions month after month. GamesBeat has partnered with iSpot.tv , the real-time TV ad measurement company with attention and conversion analytics from more than seven million smart TVs, to…


The first speaker with Microsoft Cortana is a great listener

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Microsoft and the Green Bay Packers pour $10 million into Wisconsin innovation hub

Today, Microsoft and the Green Bay Packers football team announced that each organization will be investing $5 million, doled out over the course of the next five years, to fund the creation of an accelerator, an early-stage VC fund, and a business development lab in Green Bay, Wisconsin. The building, called Titletown Tech, is tentatively…


Amazon and Microsoft sued by Native American tribe holding patents

(Reuters) — A Native American tribe sued Amazon and Microsoft in federal court in Virginia on Wednesday for infringing supercomputer patents it is holding for a technology firm. The Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe was assigned the patents by SRC Labs LLC in August, in a deal intended to use the tribe’s sovereign status to shield…


Mohawk tribe sues Amazon and Microsoft in complicated supercomputer patent spat

A supercomputer hums at the NASA Center for Climate Simulation. (NASA Photo / Bill Hrybyk) A Native American tribe and a small computer company have reportedly sued Amazon and Microsoft, claiming that they’re infringing on patents relating to supercomputer technology. The lawsuits are the latest twists in a relatively new strategy under which companies assign…

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Former Xbox leader Ed Fries quizzes Feargal Mac on Atari’s new console

EXCLUSIVE: Atari is charging forward with its plans to make a new video game console, the Ataribox , the first such hardware from the iconic American game company in more than two decades. We first confirmed it in June, and the company hopes to launch the box in the spring. Feargal Mac (Mac Conuladh) is…


Mozilla to document cross-browser web dev standards with Google, Microsoft, Samsung, and W3C

Mozilla has announced deeper partnerships with Microsoft, Google, Samsung, and web standards body W3C to create cross-browser documentation on MDN Web Docs , a web development documentation portal created by Mozilla. MDN Web Docs first came to fruition in 2005, and it has since been known under various names, including the Mozilla Developer Network and…