It’s a video game more than seven years in the making. Square Enix revealed Monday during Sony’s presentation at the Electronic Entertainment Expo that “Final Fantasy XV” would finally see the light of day. The latest entry in the long-running role-playing series was previously known as “Final Fantasy Versus XIII” and was first revealed at E3 way back in 2006.
Sony’s new-generation PlayStation 4 console scored an opening skirmish triumph over Microsoft’s Xbox One on the eve of the Tuesday start of premier E3 videogame conference here.
Microsoft has its head in the cloud with Xbox One.
Microsoft on Wednesday said it teamed with the FBI to disrupt armies of hacked computers used to commit more than a half-billion dollars in financial fraud around the world.
Leading Taiwanese computer vendor Acer on Monday unveiled the industry’s first 8.1-inch tablet running on Microsoft’s Windows 8 software, a move which analysts said highlighted the software giant’s bid to make inroads into the booming tablet market.
Microsoft offers a glimpse Tuesday at a new-generation Xbox as videogame consoles evolve into home entertainment centers and adapt to competition from smartphones and tablets.
A planned Windows 8 update to address complaints and confusion with Microsoft’s new operating system will be made available for free this year, the company said Tuesday.
Microsoft’s disdain for Google doesn’t extend to all of its rival’s products.
Microsoft said Tuesday it has sold more than 100 million licenses for the Windows 8 operating system launched six months ago, and will release an updated version later this year.
Microsoft is retooling the latest version of its Windows operating system to address the complaints and confusion that have been blamed for deepening a slump in personal computer sales.
Microsoft announced Thursday that it would shut down support for its 11-year old Windows XP operating system widely used in personal computers and laptops.
Two somber new reports show unprecedented declines in desktop and laptop sales during the first three months of the year — signs that the personal computer market may never fully recover from a new generation of mobile devices.
Google was in the firing line again Tuesday after a group of major companies, including Microsoft and Oracle, complained to the European Commission over its offerings for Android-powered mobile phones.