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The 58-year-old resigned as Microsoft's CEO just six months ago. Steve Ballmer quits Microsoft board The North American app features achievements based on internet memes featuring Major Nelson. Reddit app coming to Xbox One today The optional space allows up to 30 minutes of live pause functionality. Xbox One Digital TV Tuner uses 4GB space Phil Spencer nominates executives from Nintendo, Sony and Valve to participate. Xbox boss takes the Ice Bucket Challenge The Xbox One application now allows users to see their clips' view count. Xbox One Upload Studio adds new features Microsoft will be able to invest in the series, says Xbox head Phil Spencer. Xbox exclusivity 'good for Tomb Raider series' Users can share and comment on video clips, and purchase items remotely. Xbox One August update out now Gates is the latest the tech leader to take up the charitable trend. Watch Bill Gates take ice bucket challenge Media files, SmartGlass, Parties and Friends lists will all benefit from the update. Microsoft previews imminent Xbox One update A test version of Windows 9 could be made available to the public soon. Windows 9 preview coming in September? Sony would rather partner with third parties for console-exclusive content. Sony 'doesn't need Outright PS4 exclusivity' Microsoft closed its Xbox Entertainment division earlier this year. Warner Bros in talks with Xbox Entertainment Microsoft updates its search engine to improve its conversational understanding. Bing update adds context-based search Microsoft's Phil Spencer says that "1080p isn't some mythical, perfect resolution". Is frame rate more important than resolution? Digital Spy rounds up this week's biggest mobile apps for iOS and Android. Best new mobile apps for iOS, Android Microsoft's Phil Spencer admits that the Xbox Tomb Raider deal "has a duration". Tomb Raider sequel may be timed exclusive Superhot, The Escapists and Goat Simulator are all confirmed for Xbox. New ID@Xbox title unveiled at gamescom News of the multiplayer beta was announced alongside a gameplay trailer. Fable Legends multiplayer beta for October Cover-based shooting and time freezing are demonstrated at gamescom. Watch Quantum Break's gamescom demonstration Fans will soon be able to download digital releases ahead of launch. Xbox adding pre-loading with Forza Horizon 2 'Sanctuary' is announced as Halo 2: Anniversary's latest reimagined map. Dedicated Halo channel announced at gamescom The upcoming beta will focus on 4-vs-4 arena-based multiplayer. Halo 5 multiplayer beta for December launch The physics-based coaster game is coming to Xbox One and Xbox 360 in 2015. ScreamRide announced for Xbox consoles The follow-up to 2013's Tomb Raider reboot is expected to launch in late 2015. Tomb Raider sequel exclusive for Xbox The limited edition package includes an Xbox One console with a 1TB hard drive. Call of Duty Xbox One bundle announced Peter Schmeichel, Alan Shearer and Roy Keane feature in this year's Ultimate Team Legends. FIFA 15 Xbox One bundle announced Follow Microsoft's E3 2014 conference live with blog updates and a video stream. Microsoft's gamescom briefing as it happened Computing giant tipped to unveil its rumoured 'Selfie' phone at Berlin event. Microsoft teases IFA smartphone launch The new programme from EA launches exclusively for Xbox One owners. EA Access goes live on Xbox One The digital assistant is reportedly being developed for Microsoft's next operating system. Cortana to be integrated with Windows 9? Ultra-cheap handset is limited to phone functionality and media playback. Microsoft announces £15 Nokia 130 phone Microsoft rules out a Windows 8.1 Update 2 but will improve 'Update Tuesday'. Microsoft to improve Windows 8 updates BBC iPlayer executive says the service is coming to Xbox One in next four months. BBC iPlayer for Xbox One 'by end of 2014' Microsoft launches a scheme to encourage the adoption of its latest browser. Support for old Internet Explorers ends 2016 Images of a new mid-range handset from the Microsoft-owned firm leak online. Nokia Lumia 720 mid-range handset outed Microsoft's next operating system is expected to launch in the spring. Microsoft Windows 9 'to ditch Charms bar' Accessory brings premium live television feature to the Microsoft console. Xbox One TV tuner gets UK release date Tablet line has reportedly cost the firm around $1.7bn in the last two years. Microsoft Surface losses 'reach $1.7bn' Microsoft confirms Sunset Overdrive and Madden NFL 15 bundles for the US. White Xbox One bundles confirmed Video uploads and Messenger integration are included in the download. Facebook for Windows Phone update lands