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Zune Pass/Zune Music Features Changes on August 31st Announced; US$300,000 is the Prize Money Offered for Imagine Cup 2013; Eight Atari Classics on IE9/IE 10

Microsoft in a letter sent to Zune Pass users announced that some features are now being disabled, in preparation for the move over Zune Pass/Zune Music to Xbox Music, later this year.

The changes rolling out on August 31st, bringing in some significant changes with following features going off as per Microsoft’s e-mail: …

E3 2012: Xbox SmartGlass, Internet Explorer for Xbox, Xbox Music, Xbox on Windows 8, New Games, TV & Entertainment Contents; “Nike+ Kinect Training” Announced

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At the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) in Los Angeles, Microsoft announced a bundle of blockbuster games led by Halo 4 and also unveiled new content and entertainment experiences for Xbox LIVE and smart devices (PCs, tablets and phones) including: Xbox SmartGlass, Internet Explorer for Xbox, and new TV, movie and music …

Woodstock Xbox Streaming Music Service Will Run on non-Microsoft Mobile Devices, Preview at E3

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Microsoft may be planning to unveil a new stremaing music service that complement to the current Zune Music platform at E3. The new service, code named “Woodstock”, would replace the current but neglected Zune music service, and run under the Xbox brand, according to the Verge.

Woodstock seems to …

Xbox Companion App for Windows Phone Launching on December 6th!

Xbox LIVE - Xbox Companion app for Windows PhoneXbox LIVE - Xbox Companion app for Windows PhoneMicrosoft just announced that on Tuesday, December 6th, the latest update to the Xbox 360 dashboard will be available to consoles around the world. In addition to new and updated features, you will also get “Bing on Xbox” that will let say and Xbox will find it with Bing Search. …

Bing on Xbox Voice Search and Xbox LIVE Update Bring the Future of Entertainment and Search to Living Room

Xbox 360 KinectXbox 360 KinectBeginning December 6th and in the coming months, voice search with Bing on Xbox will start to roll out, enabling you to easily find the entertainment you’re looking for, across: Netflix, Hulu Plus, Comcast Xfinity on Demand, HBO Go, Zune and more across Xbox LIVE.

Bing on Xbox voice search will …

US and Canada Getting $9.99 Per Month Zune Music Pass On Oct 3

On October 3rd, Zune Music Marketplace and Zune Music Pass will roll out in Canada, providing access to a growing music catalog from all the major labels, as well as tens of thousands of indie labels.

With this, Canadian users will be able to sign up for Zune Music at a monthly cost …

Music Streaming from SkyDrive Now Added to Updated Windows Phone “Mango”

Here at diTii, yesterday, we reported that Microsoft has released build 7712 of Windows Phone “Mango” to developers which among many other changes has one particular new feature that brings the ability to playback music files from SkyDrive.

As seen in the video embedded belwo, clicking on a MP3 file stored …

Zune Music Test Begins in Australia, Expanding Outside the US/UK Soon!

Microsoft is quietly testing the music component of the marketplace in Australia right now. It had been rumored before that it might be coming to the country soon. Zune 4.8 users who have their system location set to Australia and/or an Australian Live ID will now see the “Music” tab teasing the goods.

Microsoft Codename “Ventura” Focused on Music and Video (Zune Music/Video Service)

Microsoft’s Zune music/video service which till date has remained largely unanswered, is reported to have a new codename “Ventura.”

“Ventura, from what my tipsters tell me, is the name of a set of services being developed by Microsoft’s Entertainment and Devices (E&D) unit. These services are focused on music and video discovery and …