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Xbox One Coming November 22 With Faster CPU
2013-09-04 10:31:43

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Last month Microsoft began tweaking the specifications of its yet-to-be-released Xbox One. Yesterday Microsoft’s vice president of marketing and strategy Yusuf Mehdi revealed the software giant is still boosting the performance of the next generation console and plan to release it on November 22, just in time for the holidays. Previously, the AMD CPU was said to run at 1.6 GHz clock speed, but the company has now bumped this up to...

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...

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2010-06-23 12:15:00

Microsoft is spotlighting music, films, games and television shows in order to help make its Bing search engine more entertaining. The company added an array of features late Tuesday in order to make it easier for Bing users to find and play their favorite songs, movies, TV programs or online games. "In this release of Bing one of the biggest investments we are making is in the area of entertainment," Bing senior vice president Yusuf Mehdi said in a blog post. "Bing is making a first step...

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2010-02-03 13:05:00

A top Microsoft executive said the company's 10-month-old search engine Bing, which has struggled to gain ground on Google, can still be a viable runner-up and make money online eventually, Reuters reported. Microsoft has lost more than $5 billion over the past four years trying to build an online business and hopes to turn that around after a search advertising partnership with Yahoo becomes fully operational. Yusuf Mehdi, senior vice president of Microsoft's online audience business, said...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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