Microsoft promises free game after online woes

Microsoft promises free game after online woes
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Microsoft Corp said on Thursday it will offer a free downloadable video game to users of its Xbox online gaming service after the network was plagued with connection troubles over the holidays.[Lees verder]

“Major Nelson” emerges as face of Xbox
REDMOND, Washington (Reuters) – Dressed in jeans and a T-shirt and sporting unkempt graying hair, Larry Hryb looks like just another guy in Microsoft’s corporate headquarters.[Lees verder]

Album sales plunge in ’07 as digital growth slows
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – If only Christmas came a few times a year for the fast-fading U.S. music industry.[Lees verder]

British music industry boosted by online sales
LONDON (Reuters) – The struggling music industry could be seeing the first signs of recovery with figures showing online downloads more than doubled in Britain in the last week of 2007 compared with 2006, analysts said.[Lees verder]

Gadget lovers seek out 2008’s hottest products
NEW YORK/SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – The world’s premier consumer electronics show kicks off in Las Vegas next week, but economic headwinds may mute the glitz and glamour of a conference that defines what gadgets are in store for 2008.[Lees verder]

U.S. indicts “spam king” in stock fraud scheme
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A federal grand jury in Detroit has indicted a Michigan man dubbed the “spam king,” and 10 others, in an international illegal bulk e-mailing and stock fraud scheme, the U.S. Justice Department said on Thursday.[Lees verder]

Virtual PCs add new layer of security
BOSTON (Reuters) – Worried about people accessing your private information whenever you use a public computer? There is a way to protect yourself: Devices as small as a keychain allow you to use any computer without leaving a trail of evidence.[Lees verder]

EU seeks single market for online services
BRUSSELS (Reuters) – The European Commission will make proposals by mid-2008 aimed at creating a single European market in the burgeoning sector of online music, films and games, it said on Thursday.[Lees verder]

Social network site Plaxo considers sale: reports
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Plaxo, a site that helps users keep their friends’ contact information up to date, is considering a sale of the company for as much as $200 million, media reports said on Thursday.[Lees verder]

Motorola unveils mobile live TV device
NEW YORK (Reuters) – Motorola Inc, which has recently lost cell phone market share, is introducing a mobile device for playing live television to expand its reach in portable consumer electronics.[Lees verder]

Microsoft promises free game after online woes
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Microsoft Corp said on Thursday it will offer a free downloadable video game to users of its Xbox online gaming service after the network was plagued with connection troubles over the holidays.[Lees verder]

“Major Nelson” emerges as face of Xbox
REDMOND, Washington (Reuters) – Dressed in jeans and a T-shirt and sporting unkempt graying hair, Larry Hryb looks like just another guy in Microsoft’s corporate headquarters.[Lees verder]

Album sales plunge in ’07 as digital growth slows
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – If only Christmas came a few times a year for the fast-fading U.S. music industry.[Lees verder]

British music industry boosted by online sales
LONDON (Reuters) – The struggling music industry could be seeing the first signs of recovery with figures showing online downloads more than doubled in Britain in the last week of 2007 compared with 2006, analysts said.[Lees verder]

Gadget lovers seek out 2008’s hottest products
NEW YORK/SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – The world’s premier consumer electronics show kicks off in Las Vegas next week, but economic headwinds may mute the glitz and glamour of a conference that defines what gadgets are in store for 2008.[Lees verder]

U.S. indicts “spam king” in stock fraud scheme
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A federal grand jury in Detroit has indicted a Michigan man dubbed the “spam king,” and 10 others, in an international illegal bulk e-mailing and stock fraud scheme, the U.S. Justice Department said on Thursday.[Lees verder]

Virtual PCs add new layer of security
BOSTON (Reuters) – Worried about people accessing your private information whenever you use a public computer? There is a way to protect yourself: Devices as small as a keychain allow you to use any computer without leaving a trail of evidence.[Lees verder]

EU seeks single market for online services
BRUSSELS (Reuters) – The European Commission will make proposals by mid-2008 aimed at creating a single European market in the burgeoning sector of online music, films and games, it said on Thursday.[Lees verder]

Social network site Plaxo considers sale: reports
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Plaxo, a site that helps users keep their friends’ contact information up to date, is considering a sale of the company for as much as $200 million, media reports said on Thursday.[Lees verder]

Motorola unveils mobile live TV device
NEW YORK (Reuters) – Motorola Inc, which has recently lost cell phone market share, is introducing a mobile device for playing live television to expand its reach in portable consumer electronics.[Lees verder]

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