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Microsoft to cut ‘up to’ 18,000 jobs as part of efforts to ‘simplify organization’

Microsoft announced today that it will be cutting thousands of jobs as part of its efforts to "simplify organization" in the company.
Gaming

Camouflaged controller and headset coming to Xbox One in October

Microsoft has unveiled a set of special edition accessories for Xbox One with a military theme. The pair will be released in October, pre-orders start now.
Computing

Former Ford CEO Alan Mulally joins Google’s Board of Directors

Alan Mulally, the former CEO of Ford who was once considered to be in the running for Microsoft's top job, has been snatched up by Google.
Computing

Microsoft planning major round of job cuts, report claims

Five months after Satya Nadella was installed as CEO of Microsoft, the computer giant is said to be close to announcing job cuts that sources say could mark the single biggest round of layoffs in the company's history.
Computing

$199 Windows 8.1 laptops to reportedly start hitting the market this fall

Microsoft reportedly said that $199 Windows 8-based laptops will be available starting sometime this fall.
Computing

Photo of new Windows 9 Start menu leaked?

This purportedly leaked photo looks a lot like what Microsoft teased at Build 2014. You can check out the image for yourself here.
Gaming

Xbox One sale includes one year of Xbox Live Gold and $100 credit

Dell is running a promotion on its website that gets you a Kinect-less Xbox One, a full year of Xbox Live Gold, and a $100 gift card.
Gaming

Killer Instinct brings back Maya, tweaks some rules in coming update

Killer Instinct 2 fighter Maya returns to the series in Iron Galaxy's upcoming season two update of the Xbox One-exclusive Killer Instinct.
Gaming

Xbox One benefiting from a “momentum shift” says Microsoft exec

The PS4 may have consistently out-sold the Xbox One since the consoles launched last year, but a Microsoft marketing boss says he believes his company now has the momentum to overtake Sony.
Gaming

Microsoft CEO hints at mobile future for Xbox

In an e-mail to all Microsoft employees this morning, CEO Satya Nadella spoke about impending changes in their corporate culture, including allusions to Xbox's role therein.
Computing

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella promises changes to company ‘culture’ in email

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella sent a rallying cry-like email to employees today.
Gaming

Xbox 360 users gets $75 credit with Xbox One purchase

Microsoft offers $75 of spending credit to select Xbox 360 users that upgrade to an Xbox One console, provided they register the new console using the Gamertag the offer was sent to.