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Microsoft Acknowledges 'Disc Drive of Doom' Glitch In Xbox One
2013-11-25 10:23:59

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online On Friday, Microsoft was celebrating record sales of its next-generation Xbox One gaming console; by Saturday, the Redwood, Washington-based software giant was acknowledging that there was a problem affecting some of its new Xbox systems. Following Friday’s launch, Xbox One owners began reporting to online gaming news sites, such as Kotaku, that their disc drives were malfunctioning. Apparently when they tried inserting a disc...

Xbox 360 Console Sales Reach 76 Million Mark
2013-02-13 06:25:42

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Microsoft has sold 76 million Xbox 360 consoles worldwide since launching the device in 2005, making it one of the company´s most successful products to date. Yusuf Mehdi, Senior Vice President of Microsoft's Interactive Entertainment Business, revealed the figures during an onstage interview at this week´s “Dive into Media” conference in California. The Xbox 360 is the best-selling gaming console in...

Microsoft Xbox: 67 Million Sold
2012-05-30 12:35:48

Michael Harper for RedOrbit.com Just in time for next week´s E3 conference in Los Angeles, Microsoft has announced some pretty impressive numbers where their Xbox and Kinect systems are concerned. Taking to their official Microsoft blog, the Xbox team proudly announced that they have sold 67 million Xbox 360 consoles since it first launched in 2005 and 19 million Kinect sensors since the product launched last year. Yusuf Mehdi, Chief Marketing Officer, Interactive Entertainment...

Microsoft To Add Web TV Service To Xbox 360
2011-09-30 05:20:16

Microsoft Corp., according to Bloomberg, is planning on adding online pay for television service. The service will connect through Microsoft´s Xbox 360 gaming console in an effort to channel more entertainment to its customers. Steve Ballmer, the CEO of Microsoft, is promoting the use of the Xbox 360 as an easy way to switch among games, DVD´s and pay for TV services. Ballmer said that by Christmas Microsoft will add the Bing search engine to the Xbox and use the Kinect...

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2011-01-06 07:15:00

Xbox 360 owners are blaming Microsoft's new Kinect hands-free controller for causing their gaming consoles to fail. Owners have said that their machines crashed shortly after plugging in the controller. The hands free controller allows gamers to control onscreen action with body movements. Microsoft has denied any link between Kinect and the three flashing red light error signal known as the "red ring of death." "There is no correlation between the three flashing red lights error and...

2009-05-28 08:00:00

Year-over-year growth jumps as Xbox 360 console sales hit 30 million globally and Xbox LIVE community reaches 20 million users. REDMOND, Wash., May 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Microsoft Corp. announced today that sales of Xbox 360 consoles have passed the 30 million mark globally, with its Xbox LIVE community swelling to more than 20 million active members. After the biggest year in its history in 2008, Xbox 360 achieved the highest percentage growth in hardware sales of any console so far...

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2009-01-06 13:07:40

In spite of a global economic recession, Microsoft Corp's Xbox 360 appeared to stay strong in 2008, as the company reported the console had its best year ever. Microsoft reported 28 million units have been sold worldwide since its introduction in late 2005. Also, the company said Xbox 360 games are seeing larger than ever sales across the globe, with heavy concentrations in Europe and Japan. "For Xbox, 2008 will be remembered around the world as a pivotal growth year at retail and online --...

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2006-01-27 06:25:00

SEATTLE -- Microsoft Corp. has lowered its 90-day Xbox 360 sales forecast due to production-related shortages but is holding fast to its target to sell between 4.5 million and 5.5 million video game consoles by the end of June, the company said on Thursday. The world's biggest software maker, which said it sold 1.5 million units of its next-generation video game console in its December quarter, now expects to sell 2.5 million Xbox 360s by late February. Its initial forecast had called...

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2005-12-05 15:26:01

LOS ANGELES -- A Chicago man who bought Microsoft Corp.'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. The proposed class action claims that in Microsoft's bid to gain share in the $25 billion global video game market, the company was so intent on releasing the Xbox 360 before competing next-generation machines from Sony Corp. and Nintendo Co Ltd. that it sold a "defectively...


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  • A style of popular dance music originating along the border between Texas and Mexico, characterized by the use of accordion, drums, and 12-string bass guitar and traditionally based on polka, waltz, and bolero rhythms.
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