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9 Things We Just Learned About Xbox, Game Pass And Microsoft's Gaming Future

9 Things We Just Learned About Xbox, Game Pass And Microsoft’s Gaming Future

Image: Microsoft / Kotaku Microsoft is making big moves and Game Pass is just one piece of the puzzle. The subscription service has kept Xbox Series X/S relevant despite the lack of recent conversation-stealing first-party exclusives, but the company seems to be setting its sights on the mobile space for its next big gaming push. …

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Google Launches New Beta to Play Android Games on PC

Google Launches New Beta to Play Android Games on PC

Android released its Google Play Games launcher beta to western audiences Tuesday, claiming you can save your progress between multiple devices.Gif: Google Are you growing tired of staring at your 5 by 2 inch screen to play Android mobile games? Well, on Tuesday, Google’s Android Developers blog announced that the company’s launching a new beta …

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Malicious App Developer Remains on Google Play Despite Being Cited Multiple Times for Malware

Malicious App Developer Remains on Google Play Despite Being Cited Multiple Times for Malware

Google has been routinely notified about malware-containing apps listed on the Play Store, but it has routinely failed at catching already-identified malware code.Photo: Eastern pop (Shutterstock) Google is still failing to catch malicious apps from being listed on its app store, but it seems that some developers that have been cited aren’t even being kicked …

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The cloud boom has hit its stormiest moment yet, and it is costing investors billions

The cloud boom has hit its stormiest moment yet, and it is costing investors billions

The cloud boom has finally reached a resting altitude, but Wall Street is doing anything but resting. Amazon.com Inc. AMZN, -4.06%, the original pioneer in cloud computing, confirmed Thursday what rivals Microsoft Corp. MSFT, -1.98% and Alphabet Inc. GOOGLE, -2.85% GOOG, -2.34% suggested with their earnings reports earlier in the week: Cloud-computing growth has finally …

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The Red Ring Of Death Stalked All My Friends, And Then It Came For Me

The Red Ring Of Death Stalked All My Friends, And Then It Came For Me

It would come sooner or later. There was no escape.Image: Microsoft / Evan Amos / Kotaku Hidden from the bustle of Jamaica Avenue, down a winding flight of stairs, the shop looked like a mausoleum, with stacks of busted PS2s, OG Xboxes, and GameCubes lining the walls. That small store in the Jamaica Colosseum Mall …

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Microsoft stock slips as Azure growth slows and cloud sales miss projections

Microsoft stock slips as Azure growth slows and cloud sales miss projections

Microsoft Corp. shares slipped in after-hours trading Tuesday despite an earnings beat, as the company’s cloud-computing revenue came in lower than expected and its core cloud product, Azure, grew at a slower rate than projections. Microsoft’s MSFT, +1.38% cloud-computing business has grown into the largest and most important business for the company, especially for investors …

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iPadOS 16 Tips and Tricks: Apple's Tablet Gets More Multitasking Features

iPadOS 16 Tips and Tricks: Apple’s Tablet Gets More Multitasking Features

“Should I get an iPad or a Mac?” People often ask me this question and, with the latest iPad software update, the answer is a bit complicated. Apple AAPL 2.71% has added more laptop-like productivity features to the iPad over the past several years, such as mouse support and a file manager. There’s even more …

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Google's Pixel Watch Is Great If You Want To Keep It Simple

Google’s Pixel Watch Is Great If You Want To Keep It Simple

The Pixel Watch is a gorgeous Fitbit tracker. Photo: Florence Ion / Gizmodo Google’s Pixel Watch is the Android smartwatch we’ve had waiting for a long time. It’s light, slim, and easy to wear, and its pebble-like construction matches everything. Some people might complain that its 41mm size is a little too small for Google …

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Netflix Announces Game Streaming Plans Three Weeks After Google's Attempt Blows Up

Netflix Announces Game Streaming Plans Three Weeks After Google’s Attempt Blows Up

Image: NurPhoto (Getty Images) In the wake of Google STadia’s recently announcedentirely inevitable collapse, launching a new streamed gaming service might seem a little brave. But then, if you’re Netflix, you’ve certainly at least got some of the infrastructure in place. The streaming giant has made clear its intentions to leap into this space. And …

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