Microsoft sold over 1 million of its new Xbox One game consoles within 24 hours of their hitting store shelves on Friday, on par with Sony's PlayStation 4 despite launching in far more countries.
Google, the giant of the Internet, thought about moving its servers out of the U.S. after the NSA debacle, said Eric Schmidt, the company's chairman, on Friday at the Paley International Council Summit in New York.
The tech company plans to incorporate "creative" ads in its Xbox content-streaming service that users interact with.
Xbox One, the latest games console from Microsoft, faces stiff competition from Sony's PlayStation 4 this Christmas. When Xbox One was first unveiled to gamers in May, Microsoft nearly blew it by focusing on the console's wider entertainment features.
Major shareholders like Carl Icahn who opposed Dell's $24.9 billion go-private acquisition were just trying to drive up the stock price, Michael Dell told CNBC on Wednesday.
A jury in Silicon Valley began its second day of deliberations on Wednesday in a trial to determine damages owed by Samsung for infringing on Apple's patents relating to iPhones and iPads.
Microsoft hasn't named a replacement for CEO Steve Ballmer, but mobile brand challenges are in store for whoever his successor is.
Reports of glitches with the PlayStation 4 could cast a cloud over Sony's latest product.