Microsoft backs General Motors’ Cruise Automation
Automotive

Microsoft is in on the future of self-driving cars. General Motors' self-driving car subsidiary, Cruise Automation, announced the company participated in the latest round of funding. Although the firm...

CNET
January 19, 2021

Cosmetic treatments in 2021
Health & Beauty - Online

With what seemed an eternity of nonstop lockdowns and social restrictions in 2020, we all had to learn and adapt to the new way of living. The adoption of solutions such as Zoom or Microsoft Teams,...

Forbes
January 15, 2021

The Morning After: CES 2021 starts with drones, 8K TVs and rob...
Electronics - Tech

Sony's self-driving car, Samsung's robots and a few routers were all part of CES day one. For the full story, visit Engadget   -  https://www.engadget.com/ces-2021-recap-tma-131047864....

Engadget
January 12, 2021

How the Nintendo Switch thrived in a year of next-gen consoles
Gaming

Demand for this adaptive portable device is yet to cease and has only gotten stronger as families of gamers have found themselves stuck indoors looking for mindful, accessible escapism. Nintendo has f...

TechRadar
December 31, 2020

Zoom may launch an email and calendar app
Online - Tech

The company is already working on the email product, which the report states will be a web email service Zoom may begin testing as early as next year. The calendar app appears farther off and it’s u...

Entrepreneur
December 23, 2020

Microsoft, LeBron James offer Space Jam-themed coding programs
Sports - Theatrical

Microsoft has partnered with LeBron James and Warner Bros. to provide free coding lessons to the next generation of developers. The programs will be themed around the upcoming film Space Jam: A New Le...

SportTechie
December 16, 2020

Google’s gaming platform, Stadia, comes to iOS beta
Gaming - Streaming

Google Stadia has finally made its way to iOS over a year after launch. The company’s mobile web beta for the iPhone and iPad, first announced last month, is launching today. That means any Stadia u...

The Verge
December 16, 2020

Europe threatens to break up Big Tech
Online - Tech

Officials across Europe on Tuesday unveiled legislation that would give regulators sweeping new powers to take on US tech giants, threatening huge fines and raising the prospect of breakups or bans fo...

CNN Business
December 16, 2020

2020 Gaming Listicles: Top Games, Streamers & More
Esports - Gaming - Listicles

We all love a good scroll that looks back at the year that was—even this year! Our team has been busy scouring the web to compile year-end lists that are relevant to marketers in their day-to-day, p...

Faisal Hussain
December 16, 2020

Microsoft, Warner Bros. court ‘Space Jam’ game des...
Gaming - Sports - Theatrical

Microsoft and Warner Bros. are running a social media contest to find the best new ideas for a video game tie-in for the movie sequel "Space Jam: A New Legacy," which will be released next summer in t...

Marketing Dive
December 15, 2020

20-in-20 Marketing Partnerships, Gaming: Halo Infinite
Beverages - CPG - Gaming - Partnership Blogs - Retail

Last Call is celebrating the holidays with the 20in20 countdown of the gaming marketing partnerships showcasing the year's biggest promotional properties! Each day throughout the holiday season, we wi...

Earl Schultz
December 15, 2020

Tech’s biggest losers in 2020
Electronics - Gaming - Health & Beauty - Tech

it’d be easy to just say all of 2020 was terrible and call it a day. But while most of the year was awful for everyone, some things in tech suffered more than others. TikTok, for example, got jerke...

Engadget
December 15, 2020

Are the “Console Wars” Still Happening?
Gaming

The Battle Between Sony, Microsoft and Nintendo They have been installed on the podium of casual entertainment, and even professional pre and post COVID-19, globally. It is obvious, The Washington ...

Entrepreneur
December 15, 2020

With 100 billion hours watched on YouTube for gaming, the site...
Gaming - Online - Tech

More people watched gaming content on YouTube in 2020 than ever before, and part of that expansion is thanks to YouTube’s global outreach, said the company’s head of gaming, Ryan Wyatt. About 1...


December 14, 2020

Microsoft, Nintendo, and Sony commit to making gaming safer
Esports - Gaming

The three big game console makers — Microsoft, Nintendo, and Sony — have teamed together to commit to making gaming safer for everyone. This comes via a post from Microsoft on its Xbox Wire sit...

Venture Beat
December 14, 2020

Game Awards hosted Zoom calls with hundreds of fans—they wer...
Electronics - Esports - Gaming

The Game Awards have always been distinct from peer shows in the entertainment industry. With less formality and more announcements than any other prestige show, the video games industry has an awards...

Washington Post
December 11, 2020

App stores to see 130 billion downloads & spend of $112 b...
Tech

Consumers will have downloaded 130 billion apps in 2020 across iOS and Google Play, up 10% year-over-year, according to mobile data and analytics firm App Annie’s year-end forecast. Consumer spendin...

Tech Crunch
December 9, 2020

Xbox Cloud Gaming will land on iOS, PC in spring 2021
Gaming

The cloud gaming service will be available via web browser as part of Xbox Game Pass Ultimate. Microsoft is bringing Xbox Cloud Gaming to iOS and Windows PCs next year. In a blog post Wednesday, Mi...

CNET
December 9, 2020

Microsoft Acquires Esports Platform Smash.gg
Online

Smash.gg, the tournament organizer platform, has been acquired by Microsoft today. Smash.gg is an esports platform that specializes in organizing tournaments. Created back in 2015, the online tool ...

The Gamer
December 3, 2020

Salesforce buys Slack in a $27.7B megadeal
Online - Tech

The new deal also puts Salesforce more on par—and in competition—with its arch rival and sometime friend Microsoft, whose Teams product has been directly challenging Slack in the market. Microsoft...

TechCrunch
December 1, 2020

Salesforce’s approach for Slack is a sign of things to come
Finance - Online - Tech

The potential deal is a bet on remote working as highly valued software companies look to roll up the fragmented market for collaboration tools. Salesforce and the future of remote work Salesforce ha...

The New York Times
December 1, 2020

Microsoft Edge has coupon and promo codes
Online - Retail - Tech

Microsoft is adding a new coupons feature to its Edge browser today. Coupons and promo codes will appear inside Edge as an alert when you’re shopping online, and they can be automatically applied to...

The Verge
November 25, 2020

Xbox Series X | Taco Bell
Dining - Gaming - Opportunities - Partnerships - Retail

Microsoft Xbox partnered with Taco Bell to promote the release of the XBOX SERIES X gaming platform with a giveaway in which Taco Bell customers had the exclusive chance to win the XBOX SERIES X conso...

Xbox | Taco Bell
November 21, 2020

Gates Predicts 50% of Business Travel & 30% of Office Lif...
Tech - Travel

COVID-19 arrived and caused us to rethink the ways we work. The home office grew exponentially and business meetings turned into business video calls. It is no secret to anyone that the hybrid model i...

Entrepreneur
November 20, 2020

Game consoles may haul in $45B this year
Gaming - Retail

Game consoles may haul in $45B this year. With next-generation consoles from Microsoft and Sony now on sale, there's a clear push from both companies deeper into software and subscriptions. For the...

CNBC
November 20, 2020

Xbox Series X
Electronics - Gaming - Opportunities

Introducing the new Xbox Series X|S. Power Your Dreams. NOW HERE.

Microsoft Xbox
November 13, 2020

Bojangles is giving away a themed Xbox Series X
Dining - Gaming

In the most random of random mashups, Bojangles is getting in on the next-gen hype with a special Xbox Series X. For the full story, visit Game Informer  -  https://www.gameinformer.com/2020/11/1...

Game Informer
November 13, 2020

Tech stocks roar as the Presidential election narrows
Tech

On the back of sizable gains posted yesterday, tech stocks are once again rising sharply in pre-market trading today. For the full story, visit TechCrunch  -  https://techcrunch.com/2020/11/04/te...

TechCrunch
November 4, 2020

Apple TV is coming to Xbox consoles on November 10th
Streaming - Television

A new Apple TV app arrives for Xbox One and next-gen Xbox consoles next month. For the full story, visit The Verge  -  https://www.theverge.com/2020/11/2/21545980/apple-tv-xbox-app-november-10th-...

The Verge
November 2, 2020

PlayStation 5 Is Beating Xbox in the Online Black Market
Gaming - Retail

PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X haven’t hit stores yet, but the video game console showdown has already begun in the online black market. For the full story, visit Yahoo Finance  -  https://fin...

Yahoo Finance
October 29, 2020

Xbox chief hints at TV streaming sticks for xCloud
Gaming

Microsoft’s head of gaming and Xbox, Phil Spencer, has hinted that the company is planning TV streaming sticks for its xCloud cloud gaming service. For the full story, visit The Verge  -  https...

The Verge
October 23, 2020

Justice Dept. files landmark antitrust case against Google
Tech

For the full story, visit USA Today  -  https://www.usatoday.com/story/tech/2020/10/20/google-face-antitrust-case-filed-justice-department/5989179002/

USA Today
October 20, 2020

How Video Games Are Saving Those Who Served
Gaming

Veterans with PTSD,  anxiety, and other mental health challenges often find solace in gaming. Research shows it's helpful—and could be used more broadly. For the full story, visit Wired  -  ht...

Wired
October 20, 2020

Zoom adds two new features for work and entertainment
Tech

Kroger has launched an artificial intelligence-based digital tool that allows consumers to access recipes by tweeting photos of products they have on hand. For the full story, visit Mobile Marketer...

CNET
October 14, 2020

Here are the GamesRadar Hardware Awards 2020 winners
Tech

Want to know what the absolute best gaming hardware picks are in console and PC gaming in 2020? Here's every winner. For the full story, visit Games Radar  -  https://www.gamesradar.com/the-game...

Games Radar
October 12, 2020

Everything you need to know about the new Xbox Series X
Gaming

We are now in a position to look at the Xbox Series X in detail, to better understand the system that's being billed as Microsoft's fastest and most capable console ever – a powerhouse that could dr...

Games Radar
October 8, 2020

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