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Psst! Wanna job? Brush off your CV because Google and Microsoft are hiring

Psst! Wanna job? Brush off your CV because Google and Microsoft are hiring

Will search tools be needed to sift through applications for a record number of jobs this quarter?
Nate Cochrane Apr 20 2011, 6:04PM Training & Development
The 20 most memorable video game worlds

The 20 most memorable video game worlds

A tribute to the best video game worlds in the history of the medium.
Mar 21 2011, 2:47PM Photos
Microsoft exec shuffle includes new Office head

Microsoft exec shuffle includes new Office head

Microsoft has undergone a significant executive reshuffle.
Kevin McLaughlin Oct 3 2010, 9:34PM Software
Xbox 360 vs PS3: new prices compared

Xbox 360 vs PS3: new prices compared

Can price cuts make the difference for Microsoft's console? Does Blu-Ray still count? See how the console prices stack up.
Alex Kidman Sep 4 2008, 7:57AM Hardware
Top 5 biggest announcements at E3 2008

Top 5 biggest announcements at E3 2008

Long-dubbed “The Greatest Show on Earth” within the games industry, E3 is on again and the hype machine has already fired up.
Staff Writers Jul 19 2008, 11:44AM Sales & Marketing
Harvey Norman: Synnex to distribute Microsoft's Xbox

Harvey Norman: Synnex to distribute Microsoft's Xbox

Microsoft has announced to retail partners that it has signed an agreement with Synnex to distribute Xbox consoles in Australia, effectively ending the exclusive arrangement with Ingram Micro, said Harvey Norman.
Leanne Mezrani Apr 14 2008, 10:47AM Hardware
No Blu-ray for the Xbox

No Blu-ray for the Xbox

Microsoft has said it will not be developing a Blu-ray add on for the Xbox 360, and will be concentrating exclusively on digital downloads for content distribution.

Iain Thomson Mar 18 2008, 6:43AM Hardware
Xbox Live users get front row seats at GDC

Xbox Live users get front row seats at GDC

Microsoft is offering gamers a virtual ticket to the upcoming Game Developers Conference (GDC) by releasing video downloads from the event on Xbox Live.

Matt Chapman Feb 18 2008, 8:27AM Hardware
Xbox 360 HD DVD Emulator launched

Xbox 360 HD DVD Emulator launched

Microsoft has unveiled the Xbox 360 HD DVD Emulator, which the company claims will eliminate the need for expensive hardware or time-consuming and costly trial-and-error processes for testing HD DVD titles.

Guy Dixon Dec 17 2007, 6:02AM Hardware
Microsoft offers Halo 3 to Xbox upgraders

Microsoft offers Halo 3 to Xbox upgraders

Upgrade to an Xbox 360 and get Halo 3 free.
Clement James Nov 23 2007, 7:04AM Software
65nm Xbox chips may curb heat problems

65nm Xbox chips may curb heat problems

A version of the Xbox 360 that uses 65-nanometre (nm) chips is rumoured to be in production, according to the Chartered Semiconductor.
Matt Chapman Aug 3 2007, 8:25AM Sales & Marketing
Microsoft closes Xbox movie deal with Disney

Microsoft closes Xbox movie deal with Disney

Xbox Live to offer family entertainment.
Shaun Nichols Jul 13 2007, 7:49AM Software
Microsoft facing US$1.15bn Xbox 360 repair bill

Microsoft facing US$1.15bn Xbox 360 repair bill

Software giant admits there are 11.6 million faulty consoles sold in the past 19 months, will have to be fixed.
Tom Sanders Jul 9 2007, 7:27AM Finance
Microsoft bans modded Xbox 360s from Live

Microsoft bans modded Xbox 360s from Live

Microsoft has started banning modified Xbox 360 consoles from its online Xbox Live service.
Staff Writers May 23 2007, 7:18AM Software
Xbox live gets movie and TV boost

Xbox live gets movie and TV boost

Microsoft has marked the first anniversary of the launch of its Xbox 360 console with the delivery of a line up of TV shows and movies to gamers in the US via its Xbox Live network.
Robert Jaques Nov 24 2006, 9:16AM Hardware
IEAA flags top performers in 2005 games market

IEAA flags top performers in 2005 games market

Last Friday night (24th February) the Interactive Entertainment Association of Australia (IEAA) held its annual awards night, where the 2006 game sales champions were announced.
Damien Virulhapen Mar 2 2006, 2:53PM Strategy
Microsoft Xbox 360 sales start slow in Japan: study

Microsoft Xbox 360 sales start slow in Japan: study

Microsoft sold less than half of the estimated 159,000 Xbox 360 consoles that were available in stores in Japan in its first weekend of sales, according to a survey.
Staff Writers Dec 14 2005, 8:30AM Hardware
Microsoft launches Xbox 360 console in Japan

Microsoft launches Xbox 360 console in Japan

Microsoft is counting on the online gaming capability and high-definition graphics of its Xbox 360 console to win a new following in Japan.
Lisa Baertlein Dec 12 2005, 8:23AM Hardware
Microsoft's CEO will have to shop for his Xbox

Microsoft's CEO will have to shop for his Xbox

Microsoft's chief executive Steve Ballmer will have to shop around for an Xbox 360 game console this holiday season just like the rest of us -- it doesn't come with his job.
Staff Writers Dec 9 2005, 9:00AM Hardware
Microsoft sued over alleged Xbox 360 glitch

Microsoft sued over alleged Xbox 360 glitch

A Chicago man who bought Microsoft's new Xbox 360 has sued the world's largest software maker, saying the new video game console has a design flaw that causes it to overheat and freeze up.
Staff Writers Dec 6 2005, 8:53AM Hardware

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