One Amazon Coin is worth one US penny
Coins can be bought in batches of 1000 and Kindle Users have been given 500 Coins for free
Plans to launch Coins in the UK and for non-Kindle users have not yet been announced
Amazon has launched its own currency called Amazon Coins.
It’s currently only available in the States for Kindle Fire owners, but the Coins can be used to pay for games, apps and [...]
Watch the third and final presidential debate live online on Oct. 22, 2012 starting at 9 p.m. ET. President Barack Obama and Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney will face off for the last time before Election Day at Lynn University, Boca Raton, FL. on Monday night.
In addition to the live broadcast of the lastpresidential debate on most major television networks, the 90-minute debate will be live streaming on You Tube’s Elections Hub, the ABC News YouTube channel, and on [...]
OAKLEY (CBS13) – An online fight led to an in-person attack for a young man in Oakley, and he ended up with nearly two dozen stab wounds.
This stabbing all started with a conversation on an Xbox Live headset that allegedly set a 17-year-old off, not with a joystick, but with a real knife and gun.
Kevin Kemp, 20, didn’t mind showing the scars from his battle Monday. There are 22 stab [...]
July 16, 2012
Followers of the Mars rover can now experience their own “seven minutes of terror” using their Xbox 360 video game system and Kinect motion controller.
The descent and landing of the rover Curiosity, expected to reach Mars on Aug. 5, has been described as “seven minutes of terror” by those at the National Aeronautics and Space Administration.
To get gamers engaged with the Curiosity’s travels, NASA teamed up with [...]
Nik Ghera thought he was using up game points to ‘improve’ his characters
However he was actually purchasing an ‘online currency’ which charged his dad’s credit card
Dad Sam only realised when he tried to use his card and was told he had insufficient funds
The council worker is now warning other parents of the hidden costs of games console
A 12-year-old boy accidentally ran up a £1,500 bill while playing Xbox Live – [...]
by Julie Bort, BI
In a blow to Windows Phone 7, Microsoftwill soon build apps that let iOS andAndroid users play its wildly popular Xbox Live games, a developer familiar with Microsoft’s plans confirmed today.
“Xbox is a client of ours. There’s no way they’ll be ignoring those other mobile platforms,” the developer told Business Insider.
Microsoft’s Xbox plans were first reported by LiveSide who spotted a job posting on the Microsoft careers site.
The job is for developers with iOS and Android experience. [...]
An Arkansas man is trying to get Microsoft to pay him $500 billion after he tried to amend his Xbox Live contract with the company and was ignored when he asked for legal arbitration.
With a motion filed Monday in federal court in Seattle, gamer David Stebbins is trying to confirm the exorbitant arbitration award from Microsoft. Representing himself, he spends much of his filing explaining [...]
With mere moments to go before the E3 presentation where Microsoft will show its future wares, many of the choice details have leaked…
Microsoft’s presentation at the E3 gaming expo was scheduled early, but beating it out by mere moments was the software giant’s own E3 page, where an unwitting web master had uploaded details on what MS will be showing. The results? A lot of interesting stuff, [...]
Fresh off the data breach that slammed Sony’s PlayStation Network, rival Microsoft has issued a security warning tied to Xbox Live and the Activision shooter Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2.
At the support website for Xbox Live, Microsoft has posted a service alert stating that “users may receive potential phishing attempts via title specific messaging while playing Modern Warfare 2.”
Microsoft says they are working to resolve the [...]