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A man holds a Sony PlayStation 4 after he purchased it at the Lincoln Park Best Buy store in Chicago on Friday, Nov. 15, 2013.  (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)

PlayStation 4 sales beat Xbox One sales in 2013

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Sony says it has sold 4.2 million PlayStation 4 consoles in 2013. That beats out rival Microsoft’s Xbox One, which sold 3 million units. Both consoles launched in late November. The […]

01/07/2014

Hundreds of fans funnel hot air from computer servers into a cooling unit to be recirculated at a Google data center in Mayes County, Okla. The green lights are the server status LEDs reflecting from the front of the servers. (AP Photo/Google, Connie Zhou, File)

Notable technology in 2013

NEW YORK (AP) — As I look back at the more than 100 tech products we reviewed in 2013, a handful of gadgets and services deserve a second look. It’s become clear that one brand […]

12/31/2013

Emanuel Jumatate hugs his new Xbox One after he purchased it at a Best Buy on Friday, Nov. 22, 2013, in Evanston, Ill.  (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)

To spin or not to spin: Does Microsoft need Xbox?

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Microsoft Chairman Bill Gates donned a cool leather jacket when he first introduced the Xbox onstage in 2000. More than a decade later, the video game console is still the hippest […]

11/22/2013

A gamer purchasing his Sony Playstation 4  at a BestBuy store in Chicago on Friday, Nov. 15, 2013. The PlayStation 4, came out Friday. The Xbox One, goes on sale next week.(AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)

Altered landscape for Sony, Microsoft consoles

NEW YORK (AP) — Remember a time before “Angry Birds,” the iPad and the iPhone? No? When Sony and Microsoft last came out with new video game consoles — seven and eight years ago, respectively, […]

11/15/2013

This photo released by Microsoft shows the Xbox One user interface from Microsoft.  (AP Photo/Microsoft)

Xbox, can you hear me now? One requires repetition

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Like a stubborn family member or insubordinate employee, Xbox One owners might need to tell their fancy new console what to do more than once. In flashy commercials that began airing […]

11/08/2013

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Nintendo focuses on games at E3 with new ‘Mario’

LOS ANGELES (AP) — It’s all about the games for Nintendo. Instead of a typical flashy presentation at the Electronic Entertainment Expo, the Japanese gaming giant opted to showcase several games for its Wii U […]

06/11/2013

The new controller for Microsoft Xbox One entertainment and gaming console system. (AP Photo)

First Look: New Xbox elegant, but much unknown

REDMOND, Wash. (AP) — Will gamers want One? After four years of development, Microsoft unveiled the Xbox One entertainment console and touted it as an all-in-one solution for playing games, watching TV and doing everything […]

05/22/2013

Julie Uhrman

Julie Uhrman on Business Rockstars

Today on Business Rockstars, Ken Rutkowski talks with Julie Uhrman, a video game entrepreneur, who is founder and CEO of OUYA, an innovative gaming console that enables any developer to publish a console game by bringing the mobile app model to the TV. OUYA is a powerful, beautifully designed, open and inexpensive alternative to traditional game consoles.

02/14/2013

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Home invasion victim gets help over Xbox headset

NORTH APOLLO, Pa. (AP) – Police say a Pennsylvania man used his Xbox headphones to call for help after being bound with duct tape and menaced with a gun during a home invasion.

12/14/2012

Teen collapses after 4-day Xbox marathon

(AP) – A four-day Xbox gaming marathon apparently was too much for one 15-year-old Ohio boy. WCMH-TV reports that the Columbus teen collapsed and was hospitalized Tuesday after becoming severely dehydrated. His mother says he […]

08/08/2012

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