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Microsoft sells over 200 Million licenses for Windows 8 – 'looking forward to the future'

Microsoft sells over 200 Million licenses for Windows 8 – 'looking forward to the future'

At times, the success of Microsoft’s latest operating system, Windows 8, can seem questionable. While Microsoft was able to sell over 240 million Windows 7 licenses a year after the software’s launch, Windows 8 is just beginning to see any figures close to that number. It has been fifteen months and Microsoft has just now acknowledged that they have sold over 200 million licenses....

Michael Archambault 110
Numerous Xbox Windows Phone games from Electronic Arts on sale, making December very merry

Numerous Xbox Windows Phone games from Electronic Arts on sale, making December very merry

A few weeks ago, a bunch of Xbox Windows Phone games (mostly Nokia collection titles) went on sale at once. Nokia, who seems to have organized the sale, also announced that several more games would be discounted in early December. Those titles (and a few more) are now on sale. We’ve got Contre Jour, Flight Control Rocket, Spy Mouse, Storm in a Teacup, Vampire Rush, and Zuma’s Revenge...

Paul Acevedo 56
Microsoft dominated Black Friday with the Xbox One, according to US market research report

Microsoft dominated Black Friday with the Xbox One, according to US market research report

Shopping market research firm InfoScout reports that Microsoft's Xbox One was the most popular video game console on this year's Black Friday, beating Sony's PlayStation 4 in the US. According to collected data, the Xbox One dominated the charts with 31 percent of sales at Walmart and Target. Fire on past the break for more details. This generation of video game consoles is a heated...

Rich Edmonds 154
Windows Phone sales explode in Europe, gain in the US, and pass the iPhone in Italy

Windows Phone sales explode in Europe, gain in the US, and pass the iPhone in Italy

Strong sales for Windows Phone is seen across Europe, the United States and Australia, signaling strong momentum for Microsoft’s mobile platform Kantar Worldpanel’s numbers for September 2013 show continued strong growth for Windows Phone, especially in Europe where double digit sales are seen in the Great Britain (11.4%), France (10.7%) and Italy (13.7%).  The data collected spans 3...

Daniel Rubino 117
Nokia Lumia sales up a mild 19% quarter-on-quarter to 8.8 million units in Q3

Nokia Lumia sales up a mild 19% quarter-on-quarter to 8.8 million units in Q3

Nokia's Q3 results show slight but steady Lumia growth This morning, Nokia posted their Q3 results, detailing how well their Lumia line has been doing in addition to their other services. The bad news is overall, the company was flat quarter-on-quarter, with HERE sales down 9% due to seasonal variation. Likewise, NSN was also down 7%, again attributed to “seasonality”. The good news...

Daniel Rubino 176