Durango on the Horizon: Here’s What’s Interesting About Microsoft’s New Xbox

A preview of things to come at today’s Xbox: A New Generation Revealed event.

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Microsoft Will Unveil New Xbox May 21

Microsoft will show off its next-generation Xbox videogame console at its Redmond, Wash., campus on May 21, according to invitations sent to reporters today. The Verge previously reported that the new Xbox, code-named Durango, will interact with owners’ cable boxes. Microsoft’s Nancy Tellem and Yusuf Mehdi shared numbers about its current living room fixture, the seven-year-old Xbox 360, at D: Dive Into Media in February.

Why Can’t This Breathtaking Game Get Funded on Kickstarter? (Update: Funded!)

Throw Trucks With Your Mind promises to turn gamers into Jedi … if it can raise enough dough, and fast.


I think the outside world is more obsessed with our relationship with Apple than we actually are.

— Samsung Executive Vice President David Eun, in conversation at D: Dive Into Media

Dish Network Makes $5.15 Billion Offer for Clearwire

Sprint, which owns most of Clearwire, calls the offer “illusory.”

More Heavy Hitters Sign On to D: Dive Into Media 2013 — HBO’s Kessler, Live Nation’s Rapino Join the Cast

The biggest names in concerts and pay TV are joining us at our media conference in February. See you there.

Announcing D: Dive Into Media 2013, Featuring Google, Facebook, Sony, Hearst and More

Dive Media 2012 was a blast, so we’re coming back in February: Watch the most powerful and interesting minds in media grapple with the future, in a spectacular setting.

Announcing Our New Conferences: Dive Into Mobile and Dive Into Media

You want even more D? You got it: Check us out in New York in October and Southern California next February.

Coliloquy Steams Up Interactive E-Books (Video)

The digital book start-up is trying all sorts of interesting things. But a judicious dose of sex should get your attention — it certainly did at D: Dive Into Media last week.

Coliloquy’s Active Publishing Platform Lets Readers Create Designer Heroines (Demo)

When we were kids, cutting-edge publishing technology was pretty much limited to “choose your own adventure” books. Coliloquy, demoing at D: Dive Into Media, offers a little more interactivity.