Microsoft isn't commenting on this rumor, but The Verge is reporting that Microsoft is planning to start selling subscriptions for the Xbox next week, similarly to how wireless carriers sell cellphones. Under the plan, the Xbox plus Kinect will cost $99 upfront and then $15 a month for two years, including access to the Xbox Live Gold service and its streaming TV and music.
Two Japanese companies plan to sell a battery in a paper container that they say can be used to recharge cellphones in an emergency. Read Post
One of China’s three largest telecommunications firm, China Telecom, revealed at a press conference yesterday that it will be the exclusive carrier partner of Microsoft’s Xbox One and will start selling it in September (as first rep... Read Post