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Rumor – Microsoft using Silverlight toolset for Xbox Live TV and dashboard TV update

An unnamed source has told GigaOM.comMicrosoft’s using an updated version of Silverlight dev tools with Xbox TV. According to the source, the toolset – codenamed Lakeview – is not only still in development, but is still being modified, which is causing the developers behind the Xbox TV app to retest on a weekly basis. Lakeview, […]

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Silverlight headlines

  • Rumour: Silverlight to bring Windows Phone 7 apps to Xbox 360

    Flash alternative Silverlight is said to be on its way to the Xbox 360, granting the console the ability to run Windows Phone 7 games and applications.

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  • Live ads will enhance, not interfere, says Microsoft

    Following news yesterday that Microsoft was planning in the incorporate ads into Xbox Live in the coming year, Major Nelson’s gone on the record to say the introduction won’t get in your way. Phew. “I need to let you know that you don’t need to worry about a huge influx of ads across the dashboard,” […]

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  • Silverlight ads on Xbox Live "within the next year"

    This must have got lost in the fog somewhere. Microsoft announced in Cannes last week that Silverlight ads are to be shown on Xbox Live “within the next year”. “By extending support to technologies like Silverlight, Xbox Live will offer advertisers and creative designers scale and reach with their campaign creative assets, enabling them to […]

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