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Microsoft promises to promptly remove revenge porn from OneDrive, Xbox Live

In an attempt to defend users against revenge porn, Microsoft has announced a new reporting system as well as changes to the rules of its Bing, OneDrive and Xbox Live services.

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Xbox services will be integrated with Windows 10 devices, says Phil Spencer

Phil Spencer, the head of Xbox, has elaborated on his plans to revamp Xbox into a multi-platform gaming brand. Xbox will become integrated with the new Windows 10, as well as Windows 10 devices.

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Developers can port games between Windows 10 devices with just a few lines of code

Microsoft's game evangelists spent a BUILD 2015 session highlighting the company's vision for cross-device gaming, which includes easy porting of titles from Windows 10 for desktop to mobile devices and even to the Xbox One.

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Microsoft bundles Xbox Live, Xbox Music, Office 365, and Skype Unlimited World for $149

Microsoft is bringing many of its top subscription services, including Office 365 and Xbox Live, together for $149 a year. This could save you a couple hundred dollars - if you use all the bundled services.

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Watch Dead Rising: Watchtower one week early on Xbox Live

Dead Rising: Watchtower, an original film based on the zombie game franchise, will be available one week early for Xbox Live subscribers through Sony's Crackle app.

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Microsoft chops $20 off the price of an annual Xbox Live Gold subscription [updated]

Microsoft drops the cost of Xbox Live Gold subscriptions by $20, from $60 down to $40. The company says it's a sale, but there's no formal end date, so it will be ongoing for "a while."

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Be your own American Sniper in February’s Xbox Games with Gold

Settle in for the back stretch of winter with these free Games with Gold coming to Xbox Live Gold subscribers for free in February.

Gaming

UK law enforcement makes arrest for Christmas PlayStation and Xbox DDoS attacks

UK law enforcement arrested an 18-year-old man outside of Liverpool, England in connection with the Christmas DDoS attacks on Sony and Microsoft's gaming servers.

Gaming

PSN remains down three days after Christmas, Sony responds

PlayStation Network and Xbox Live are both down on Christmas Day. Microsoft and Sony acknowledged the outages, but there's been no comment on the hacker group taking responsibility for the service disruption.

Gaming

PSN and Xbox Live hackers turn their attention to Tor

Sony and Microsoft aren't the only ones with hackers to deal with this Christmas — the same organization that targeted PlayStation and Xbox networks is now going after the Tor platform.

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Retro viking action and serious demolition are the latest freebies in Xbox Games With Gold

The November crop of free Games with Gold are now available to Xbox Live Gold subscribers, including Volgarr the Viking, Viva Piñata: Trouble in Paradise, and Red Faction: Guerrilla.

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Free dragons? Free Dragon Age! That and more in the latest Xbox Games With Gold

Major Nelson has shared the latest batch of discounts available to Xbox Gold subscribers, including the first two Dragon Age games, Kingdoms of Amalur, and Rayman Legends.

Gaming

Xbox’s October Games with Gold brings overbearing dead kings and questionable comrades

Microsoft's Major Nelson has shared the latest batch of free Games with Gold coming to Xbox Live subscribers, including Chariot, Battlefield: Bad Company 2, and Darksiders II.

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September 2014’s Xbox Games with Gold is all about teamwork

The latest batch of free Games with Gold for Xbox Live Gold subscribers are all about teamwork, with Super Time Force, Monaco: What's Yours is Mine, and Halo: Reach.

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Xbox 360 gets Showtime Anytime app, while Xbox One must wait a while

Showtime announced that it has a new Showtime Anytime app for Xbox 360. The app is available for free to users who are subscribers of both Xbox Live and Showtime. Xbox One users don't get access to the app, and they'll need to wait until sometime "later this…

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