Late on Friday, Microsoft announced that the Xbox One had sold over 1 million units in its first 24 hours after launch. The company also claimed, "Xbox One is now sold out at most retailers. We are working to replenish stock as fast as possible to meet the unprecedented demand from our customers."
Looks like the llama may not get off so easily after all.
AOL yesterday announced that it was shutting down Winamp, media playing software for Windows and Android devices that it picked up through its 1999, $80 million acquisition of Nullsoft in 1999. But today Techcrunch has learned that AOL is talks with Microsoft to sell Winamp, along with Shoutcast, a media streaming service also developed by Nullsoft. We have also learned that AOL has been planning to announce the closure of Shoutcast next week.
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Microsoft sued Acacia Research Corp. today, accusing the company of breaking a contract "to license various smartphone and mobile computing technologies to Microsoft," Reuters reported.
Volish chairman Sir William Gates III has said that there were difficulties in finding a CEO who can replace Steve "sounds of silence" Ballmer.
Gates, who is Microsoft chairman and sworn enemy of the mosquito, is on a four person team to find a new "Steve" and was chatting to shareholders about the difficulties in picking the next leader of the world's largest software company.