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E3 tomorrow

Jun 6, 2011
The big video game expo kicks into gear in Los Angeles tomorrow (our own Steve Henn will be there, thus earning the envy of every boy in America by...

Sony's descent into the abyss

Jun 3, 2011
Sony's become the tool of hackers all over the world. And you might be wondering why this is happening now? A lot of techies blame it on Sony's ...

Your 3D avatar can go to boring meetings instead of you

Apr 12, 2011
That's the future as envisioned in a New York Times article. That avatar will be able to sit attentively and take notes while you go take a nap so...

Kinect outsells iPad, everything else

Mar 10, 2011
As we mock Microsoft for being late on music players, late on smartphones, ridiculously late on tablets, let us observe that they are kicking all...

MID-DAY UPDATE: Protests in Egypt, and the new iPad newspaper

Jan 31, 2011
The ongoing protests in Egypt have raised economic concerns worldwide. Moody's Investors Service has cut Egypt's credit rating and revised its...

Ballmer gives keynote at CES

Jan 6, 2011
The Microsoft CEO really focused on what was happening with the Kinect system. What's happening is huge sales. Ballmer says the company has moved 8...

Kinect spells 'Red Ring of Death' for some older-model Xbox 360 users

Jan 6, 2011
Kinect, the new controller-free motion gaming system for Xbox 360, lures some of its owners into the Red Ring of Death. And as the name suggests,...

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Kinect for PC

Jan 4, 2011
Asus has licensed Kinect technology from Microsoft and will debut a version of Kinect to run on PCs. It's called WAVI Xtion (catchy name, guys!)...

MIDDAY UPDATE: Ernst and Young, Kinect

Dec 20, 2010
New York prosecutors may charge accounting firm Ernst and Young for its role in the collapse of Lehman Brothers. New York prosecutors are...

MIDDAY UPDATE: Elizabeth Warren, trade deficit, Kinect

Dec 10, 2010
Today we were joined by Elizabeth Warren, special advisor for the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. Warren has been tasked with serving as the...