Xbox One (Microsoft) restricts disc re-sales

Gamers using Xbox One will find new, and more restrictive, rules regarding selling used games when the console debuts later this year. Microsoft will let game publishers set the rules for reselling games to retailers. “We designed XBOX ONE so game publishers can enable you to trade in your games at participating retailers,” the company posted on the Xbox news Web site. “Microsoft... Read More »

NSA has backdoor access to Internet companies databases

Apple, Microsoft, Yahoo, Facebook and other large tech companies let the National Security Agency search through confidential customer data, according to the Washington Post. A top-secret surveillance program gives the National Security Agency surreptitious access to customer information held by Microsoft, Yahoo, Apple, Google, Facebook, and other Internet companies, according to a pair of new rep... Read More »