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Microsoft's Entertainment and Devices Division (EDD) – responsible for everything from the Xbox 360 to the Zune – has once again posted a net quarterly profit. What's behind the good news? "Xbox platform and PC game revenue increased $418 million or 85% primarily as a result of increas...

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In the last six years, there's been one constant when discussing Microsoft's foray into the strange and seductive world of video game console manufacturing: they had yet to turn a profit on any of it. No more, with today's announcement of Microsoft's second quarter earnings which showed a relat...

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In an interview with eWeek, Robbie Bach, president of Microsoft's Entertainment and Devices division, disclosed that he believes the Xbox 360 will be profitable by next year. We reported recently that the EDD lost $315 million last quarter, down from $415 million the same time the year before. If lo...

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Further cementing its image as Microsoft's loser brother who just needs a few bucks until "the band really takes off," the Entertainment and Devices Division of the company lost $315 million in the third fiscal quarter. Meanwhile, Microsoft's overall earnings rocketed up to $14.4 billion, a 32 per...

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