Kim Dotcom's gift to the hacker crew behind the Sony PlayStation and Microsoft Xbox networks attacks brought temporary relief, but it sets a bad example for the longer term.
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A group calling themselves Lizard Patrol have claimed responsibility for a recent Sony PlayStation Network outage.
Microsoft starting to roll out the promised video federation between its Skype and Lync unified-communications services.
Microsoft is seeking testers for its Skype Translator real-time video translation service, which will be available in limited preview form before year-end.
Thanks to strong PlayStation 4 sales, Sony has posted a narrower than expected loss in Q2 -- but the firm's mobile division still suffers.
Microsoft is rolling out its first version of a new, free video chat app for Android, iPhone and Windows Phone devices that is part of its Skype family.
The 8-inch tablet runs Android KitKat 4.4, comes with a 1080p HD display, and supports PS4 Remote Play for streaming PlayStation 4 gaming action.
Sony has been hit by a fresh wave of DDoS attacks, compounded by a bomb threat posted on Twitter which caused a Sony executive's plane to be grounded.
Teaming up with Oriental Pearl, Sony has received the go-ahead to sell its vaunted PlayStation in China.
Microsoft is making Skype group video calling a free, cross-platform feature, starting with the Windows desktop, Mac and Xbox One platforms.
A new leaked video appears to show off Microsoft's coming personal digital assistant, codenamed 'Cortana,' in action.
Microsoft announced that Lync and Skype would soon be able to share video, as well as voice and IM. So how will it work?
Microsoft plans to release its Lync unified communications app for Android tablets this summer. It also will deliver federated video across Lync and Skype before the end of 2014.
Kevin and I had lots of fun chatting about mobile tech and then talking a bit about growing up with gaming consoles and Macs since the mobile news has been a bit light lately.
We have a look at some hot products which did not live up to the hype after launching at CES. Some were simply far ahead of their time.
Has Microsoft found a new mobile partner in an old rival?
Valve has joined the Linux Foundation, making Steam Machine prototypes looking more and more like serious competition for Microsoft's Xbox One and Sony's PlayStation 4.
Amazon's entry into the games console market could have a huge impact on Microsoft, Sony, Nvidia and AMD, as well as help to establish Qualcomm as the Intel of the post-PC era.
The console-gaming market is at a major inflection point, but this week Apple was more interested in design geekery than mounting a challenge against Sony and Microsoft in that multi-billion dollar industry. Apple has all the ducks lined up – so why did it just blow its biggest-ever gaming opportunity?
Traditional console game companies such as Microsoft, Sony and Nintendo need to address the growing popularity of mobile games, or face the prospect of being irrelevant like Atari.
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