Microsoft Loses Last of Xbox Founders Otto Berkes

One of the original Xbox Founders Otto Berkes has quit his job at Microsoft, reports Brier Dudley at the Seattle Times. Berkes’ departure is being cast as a big loss to the company as it plays catch-up in the consumer market. After Xbox, Berkes went on to lead development of the ultra mobile PCs, including the now-canceled Courier project. Berkes is joining an undisclosed company outside of the Seattle area.


Latest Video

View all videos »

Search »

Another gadget you don’t really need. Will not work once you get it home. New model out in 4 weeks. Battery life is too short to be of any use.

— From the fact sheet for a fake product entitled Useless Plasticbox 1.2 (an actual empty plastic box) placed in L.A.-area Best Buy stores by an artist called Plastic Jesus