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Xbox Live sees growth but hardware dips in Microsoft's Q3

From a games perspective, Xbox gets lumped into the company's "More Personal Computing" segment so it's hard to get a full picture, but Microsoft did share that Xbox Live experienced strong growth in transactional revenues and that monthly active users climbed 26 percent year-over-year to 46 million.That said, Xbox hardware revenue declined (an exact figure was not provided) thanks to lower pricing on Xbox One and lower volumes of Xbox 360 consoles. read more

Brazen no more, makers of account-draining bank trojan get 24 years

In underground forums where the trojan was sold, the 27-year-old Russian national went by the hacker aliases “Gribodemon” and “Harderman.From 2009 to 2011, he conspired with others to develop SpyEye, which is believed to have borrowed liberally from ZeuS. read more

Nazara invests in Mastermind Sports

The latest, which is what caught the eye of Nazara CEO Manish Agarwal, is Cricbet, which allows players to stake virtual coins on various events in the match, such as the next wicket, boundary or or runs in the next over.Cricket is a hugely popular sport in India, but real money betting is illegal nationwide, so cricbet hopes to harness some of the passion for the sport and allow people the thrill of gambling without the associated dangers. read more