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Epic Games and Microsoft Game Studios’ "Gears of War" leads the pack with 10 nominations at the 10th annual Interactive Achievement Awards Feb. 8.
As Cisco Systems rides the wave of surging demand for increased bandwidth as consumers digest more and more video online, some are wondering if the networking giant will tug the rest of the tech industry in the same direction. But as interviews with analysts this morning on CNBC showed, the so-called “Cisco Effect” is up for debate.
Internet search is undoubtedly one of the most useful tools out there, but it’s never been synonymous with entertainment. Microsoft is hoping to change this – and maybe even beat Google at it’s own game – by launching an interactive search engine that aims to be both functional and entertaining at the same time.
The ads feature a frumpy, uptight man who represents PCs, and his counterpart, a young hipster who represents Macs. Bill Gates does not like them.
If you’re someone who hates when it gets dark early, you’ll be relieved to know Daylight Saving Time is coming earlier this year. It starts on March 11th – nearly two weeks before the first day of Spring. But don’t do the happy dance, yet. Your PC doesn’t know, and neither do the computers that run the airlines or the trains or just about anything else.
Stocks in the U.S. are pointing lower this morning. The Fed's statement, important economic data and earnings could all drive the markets today. President Bush speaks on the economy on Wall Street and Treasury Secretary Hank Paulson appears before Senate Banking on the Chinese currency issue.
Microsoft’s Vista operating system has barely been on store shelves for a few hours and online gamers, a potentially big faction of Vista users, already have cause for concern. CNBC’s Jim Goldman had the story from Silicon Valley.
Microsoft rolled out Windows Vista at retailers in 70 countries Tuesday, delivering a new computer operating system that aims to better manage the explosion of digital media andprotect users from the dangers of the Internet.
Microsoft Vista officially hits store shelves at midnight Monday, and that's leading to a lot of speculation as to what the release will mean for the world's largest software company. So what does this actually mean for Microsoft?
Okay--after five years in development and $6 billion spent, Microsoft is finally rolling out its new operating system at midnight tonight for consumers-as we've been telling you. So--will Vista “wow” consumers the way Microsoft promises it will? Brian Cooley of CNET.com, Jeremy Kaplan of PC Magazine and David Pogue of the New York Times...
Not to turn this into a home page for Microsoft's Vista--it does release tonight at midnight--but we thought you'd be interested in what Microsoft's CEO Steve Ballmer had to say--as he talked with CNBC's Bill Griffeth about Vista and what lies ahead. Ballmer naturally stood by Vista--calling it a milestone that helps change the definition of the PC.
Midnight tonight marks D-Day for Microsoft. That's when the software leviathan will finally release Vista, the long-awaited reincarnation of its Windows operating system (OS). Will the long wait and big investment pay off? Jim Goldman and Darren Rovell report from Silicon Valley and New York City.
The first shots in the war for the microprocessor of the future have been fired over the weekend. The two leading chipmakers, Intel and IBM, came out with similar announcements this weekend that they have made major advancements in microchip technology. Jim Goldman had the story for “Morning Call” from San Jose, CA.
Stocks in the U.S. are looking for direction this morning as Europe trades mostly higher and Asian stocks were mixed overnight. Lots of deal news and earnings reports are making headlines this morning, and investors await a heavy menu of economic data and a Fed meeting later in the week.
"Does the World Economic Forum have a reason to exist? And two portfolio managers offer investment ideas if an equity pullback occurs.
Stocks ended lower following a volatile week of trading that was punctuated by a mixed batch of quarterly earnings reports and strong economic data, which fizzled many investors hopes the Fed will lower interest rates.
The Dow dropped 32.93 points today -- erasing January's gains. So what will fuel the next rally? With oil, tech and new-home sales rising, two analysts kept coming back to one theme in this "Morning Call" interview: strong nerves at the Federal Reserve. Randy Lert, chief portfolio strategist at Russell Investment...
Microsoft shares got a bounce after the software maker posted fiscal second-quarter earnings that fell sharply but still managed to beat analysts' forecasts.
Microsoft plans to release Windows Vista -- the first major upgrade to its computer operating system in more than five years -- and Office 2007 to consumers next week.
Microsoft cut its fiscal 2007 forecast for Xbox 360 video game console shipments, citing unsold inventories in stores, and said it is trying to make sure its gaming division turns a profit in the upcoming fiscal year.