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US stocks edge higher ahead of July 4th holiday

Major indexes are edging higher in early trading on Wall Street ahead of the July 4th holiday.Full story

Zynga, seeking salvation, names Microsoft Xbox head as CEO

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Zynga Inc's decision to bring in the head of Microsoft Corp's Xbox business to replace founder Mark Pincus is a bold stroke that was hailed on Wall Street, but it still leaves questions as to who is ultimately in charge at the troubled game-maker. Full story

E3: Is This the Console's Last Stand?

  The Fast Money team has the trade on Google, United Continental and Texas Instruments. And, competition in the gaming wars is heating up as the new PlayStation 4 console comes to the market price $100 below its competitor XBox, reports CNBC's Jon Fortt...

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Microsoft to reveal Xbox's 'new generation'

New Xbox more than a game console for Microsoft

6 Big Questions About the Next Xbox

Microsoft to reveal next-generation Xbox on May 21

Microsoft talks plans for premium content production, details Xbox 360's transition to an 'entertainment console'

Microsoft's Play strategy brings Xbox games to Windows 8 and RT (video)

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  The Week Ahead: Next-Gen Xbox

CNBC's Tyler Mathisen looks ahead to what are likely to be next week's top business and financial stories. Can banks be too big to manage? New data on the housing recovery comes next week and Microsoft holds an Xbox event this week.

  Cramer: Microsoft Has a Lot of 'Weapons'

CNBC's Jim Cramer explains why he would like to see Microsoft spin out the Xbox and buy Netflix.

  Xbox Creator on Gaming Industry Outlook

Nat Brown, Xbox co-creator and iOS App Developer, explains the changes in the gaming industry if Apple brings gaming to its Apple TV platform.

  'Halo 4' console feels sleek and sci-fi

Master Chief has returned and to celebrate Microsoft has released its best looking Xbox yet.

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Zynga Don Mattrick

Zynga's new CEO Don Mattrick, right, with Zynga's founding CEO Mark Pincus. Mattrick is the head of Microsoft's Xbox business