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A picture taken on November 29, 2013 in a Parisian store shows the joystick of the new Sony Playstation 4 video game console (PS4). (JOEL SAGET/AFP/Getty Images)

Hackers Possibly Attacked Sony’s Online PlayStation Store, Microsoft’s Xbox Site

Sony’s online PlayStation store and Microsoft’s Xbox site suffered disruptions to users on Christmas Day in the latest possible cyber-attacks on the companies.

12/26/2014

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Hacking Group Lizard Squad Takes Credit For Taking Xbox Live, PlayStation Network Offline

Both Microsoft and Sony said they are working to resolve the issue.

12/25/2014

A poster for "The Interview" being installed at a theater in Livermore. (CBS)

Where To Watch ‘The Interview’ Streaming Online Christmas Eve, and In Bay Area Theaters Christmas Day

After pulling “The Interview” from theatrical release in the face of terrorist threats traced to North Korea, Sony confirms it is changing plans and releasing the film online on Christmas Eve and in limited theaters on Christmas Day after all.

12/23/2014

Microsoft X-Box E3 Display (credit: Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images)

Larry Magid: Microsoft Admits Xbox Rollout Was Flawed

Microsoft is making headlines during the E3 conference by announcing that last year’s roll-out of the Xbox One was flawed.

06/09/2014

Microsoft X-Box E3 Display (credit: Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images)

Microsoft Teases New ‘Crackdown,’ ‘Halo’ At E3

Microsoft focused exclusively on hyping titles coming to its Xbox One and Xbox 360 consoles…

06/09/2014

New Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella is seen in this undated handout. (Brian Smale/Microsoft via Getty Images)

Larry Magid: Microsoft Names New CEO; Gates’ New Role

Microsoft has named a successor to retiring CEO Steve Ballmer. Satya Nadella becomes only the third chief executive in the company’s nearly 40-year history.

02/04/2014

Xbox One (credit: Sarah Tew/CNET)

Xbox One: 20 Things You Need To Know

Microsoft’s new console may seem daunting, but here are some key points about the new do-nearly-everything gaming machine…

11/23/2013

The Microsoft Surface tablet computer. (CNET)

Larry Magid: Microsoft’s Dismal Fourth Quarter

Microsoft released a dismal fourth-quarter earnings report today, which missed estimates partly due to poor PC sales.

07/19/2013

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SF Game Developer Zynga CEO Steps Down, Replaced By Microsoft Exec

Zynga says its CEO, Mark Pincus, is stepping down to be replaced by Don Mattrick, the head of Microsoft’s Xbox business.

07/01/2013

Sony Playstation 4 Gaming System (credit: Sony Computer Entertainment)

Sony Takes Aim At Microsoft With Playstation 4

Sony broke out the heavy ammunition Monday against Microsoft, announcing its forthcoming PlayStation 4 will cost $399 – $100 less than the competing Xbox One…

06/11/2013

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