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Former Xbox Vice President Suggests Getting Rid of Xbox Live Gold

Xbox’s former corporate vice president Mike Ybarra suggests that the company should do away with Xbox Live Gold entirely and instead focus on Xbox Game Pass. Ybarra shared his thoughts on the matter on Friday shortly after Microsoft announced that it would be raising the prices of Xbox Live Gold before the company later reversed the decision. He also suggested that Microsoft should stop requiring people to have Xbox Live Gold in order to play free-to-play multiplayer games, a stance that Microsoft has since

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Former Xbox Vice President Suggests Getting Rid of Xbox Live Gold

Free-to-play games won't require Xbox Live Gold soon

Microsoft's pricing backflip adds more good news to the pile. Free-to-play games will soon be just that on Xbox, with Microsoft confirming an Xbox Live Gold subscription will not be required to play titles like Fortnite, Apex Legends and Call of Duty Warzone online. “We’re turning this moment into an opportunity to bring Xbox Live more in line with how we see the player at the center of their experience,” Microsoft said in a statement. “For free-to-play games, you will no longer need an Xbox Live Gold

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Free-to-play games won't require Xbox Live Gold soon

This crumbling shack is now a stunning family home

Vivint® Smart Home - Official - Best In Smart Home & Security Life Alert® Official Site - I've Fallen and I Can't Get Up The ultimate home remodel You'd be forgiven for thinking that this crumbling shack was beyond rescue! Located in the town of Crawford, Texas, it was bought for just $12,500 and was given an almost unbelievable renovation on season four of HGTV's Fixer Upper. The ramshackle building is now a beautiful and bespoke family home that's worth a staggering $400,000. Click or scroll through to see

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This crumbling shack is now a stunning family home

Two men wounded by gunfire in Clearwater

CLEARWATER — Two men were wounded by gunfire on Saturday evening and one suffered critical injuries, according to the Clearwater Police Department. The incident took place just after 7 p.m. Both men were transported to Bayfront Health St. Petersburg hospital with gunshot wounds, police said. One of the men’s wounds was described as life-threatening. Police are investigating two different scenes about a mile apart, one at the intersection of Cleveland Street and S Highland Avenue and the other in the 1300

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Two men wounded by gunfire in Clearwater

The Frick Pittsburgh Reopens To The Public

By: KDKA-TV News Staff PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — The Frick Pittsburgh is ready to welcome back visitors. The establishment has been closed for two months after the rise in COVID-19 cases. The Frick Art Museum and the Car and Carriage Museum reopened at 11 a.m. on Saturday. Time tickets and face masks are required for all visits. There are also other safety protocols in place, such as enhanced cleaning and social distancing. Microsoft may earn an Affiliate Commission if you purchase something through recommended

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The Frick Pittsburgh Reopens To The Public

23-Year-Old Man Critically Wounded In South Philadelphia Shooting, Police Say

© Provided by CBS Philadelphia PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — A 23-year-old man is fighting for his life after police say he was shot multiple times in South Philadelphia. Gunfire erupted just before 1 p.m. Saturday along the 2500 block of South 28th Street. According to officials, the victim was shot five times throughout his body. He was rushed to a nearby hospital where he is in critical condition. So far, no arrests have been made. MORE FROM CBSPHILLY.COM Microsoft may earn an Affiliate Commission if you purchase

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23-Year-Old Man Critically Wounded In South Philadelphia Shooting, Police Say

Spring 2021 Faculty Technology Update

As we approach the start of the upcoming semester, we wanted to remind you of some key items to ensure a seamless classroom experience. As you may remember from the Fall 2020 semester, HyFlex classes will be in two types of classrooms: Teams HyFlex and HyFlex. In all classrooms, the instructor in the room and the students, both in the classroom and remote, will join a remote meeting for a unified classroom experience. Instructors have several University supported technologies to support remote meetings, Microsoft

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Spring 2021 Faculty Technology Update

We are still in a pandemic and economic crisis – but it's also a good time to start a tech business

Yes, we are still in a pandemic and an economic crisis. Yes, we are experiencing a tremendous amount of social unrest. And yes, it is the perfect time to launch a new business, especially a pandemic resistant tech or tech enabled business. Many very successful businesses have started during trying economic times. Microsoft was founded during the oil embargo recession (1973 to 1975). Mailchimp was launched in 2001, the middle of the dot com crash. Uber and AirBNB were both founded during the Great Recession (2007-2009).

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We are still in a pandemic and economic crisis – but it's also a good time to start a tech business

Microsoft reverses Xbox Live Gold price hike after public outcry

Xbox Series X controller. Image source: Microsoft Microsoft announced a price hike for Xbox Live Gold on Friday, raising the rates to $10.99 for one month, $29.99 for three months, and $59.99 for six months. Following a wave of public outcry, Microsoft reversed its decision less than 24 hours later, confirming that the price of Xbox Live Gold would not be changing after all. In addition to keeping Xbox Live Gold at the same price, Microsoft is also removing the Xbox Live Gold requirement for free-to-play games

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Microsoft reverses Xbox Live Gold price hike after public outcry

Microsoft Edge 88 Update Packs A Ton Of Great New Features

Microsoft has a hit on its hands with the reimagined Edge browser. It’s quickly become the second most popular desktop web browser because of its performance and features — and the next big Edge update delivers some major improvements. Some of the most important changes make it much easier to maintain the mountains of passwords we’re all forced to manage these days. Edge already featured a built-in password manager. Edge 88 gives it a boost by adding a pair of security-boosting tweaks. The first will

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Microsoft Edge 88 Update Packs A Ton Of Great New Features

Microsoft Quickly Cancels Plan to Raise Xbox Live Gold Subscription Prices

The reversal follows a sharp outcry from players and other critics of the move. On Friday, Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT) announced a set of price raises for its Xbox Live Gold online gaming service, then reversed itself hours later after a wave of criticism. The IT giant originally announced that Gold would cost $1 more for a one-month membership, lifting its cost to $10.99. A three-month membership was set at $29.99 (formerly $24.99). The longest term currently available, six months, would have increased to $59.99

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Microsoft Quickly Cancels Plan to Raise Xbox Live Gold Subscription Prices

Apple, Boeing, Caterpillar, Microsoft and More Major Dow Earnings Coming This Week

Roughly a third of the Dow Jones industrial average components are scheduled to report their latest quarterly reports this week. The markets recently have been pushing higher, and the fundamentals expressed by these companies will be important in terms of understanding where they stand going forward. 24/7 Wall St. has put together a preview of those Dow companies scheduled to report their quarterly results this week. We have included the consensus earnings estimates, as well as the stock price and trading history.

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Apple, Boeing, Caterpillar, Microsoft and More Major Dow Earnings Coming This Week

Microsoft in shock Xbox Live Gold price hike U-turn

Plus, free-to-play games will be made free to play on Xbox. Microsoft has issued a shock U-turn on its Xbox Live Gold price hike following a backlash. On Friday, 22nd January, Microsoft announced a significant price rise for Xbox Live Gold. One month would go up from £6.99 to £7.99, three months up from £17.99 to £21.99, and six months up from £29.99 to £42.99. The announcement was heavily criticised, coming as it did amid a pandemic and a global financial crisis. It was also seen as a bid to push users

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Microsoft in shock Xbox Live Gold price hike U-turn

How to Mirror an Image in Microsoft Word

Mirroring an image is useful if you want to print a photo in a flipped perspective. Thankfully, Microsoft’s suite of applications can help. Here’s how to flip an image in a Microsoft Word document. To mirror an image in Microsoft Word, open the Word document that contains the image (or insert the image by clicking Insert Pictures) and then click the image to select it. Next, on Windows, right-click the image and, from the context menu, select “Format Picture.” On Mac, you can also use the Command+Shift+1

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How to Mirror an Image in Microsoft Word

Microsoft reverses price increase for Xbox Live Gold

After announcing a price increase for Xbox Live Gold yesterday, Microsoft has reversed the decision. Pricing will not only remain the same but now, you will also no longer need an Xbox Live Gold membership to play a free-to-play game on Xbox. “We messed up today and you were right to let us know,” said the company in a statement. “Connecting and playing with friends is a vital part of gaming and we failed to meet the expectations of players who count on it every day. As a result, we have decided not to

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Microsoft reverses price increase for Xbox Live Gold

Microsoft backpedals on Xbox Live Gold pricing, free-to-play games won't require subscription

A few hours ago, Microsoft received massive backlash for increasing the price of its Xbox Live Gold program for new customers. It announced that the price of a one-month subscription is increasing by $1 to $10.99, and price of a three-month membership is increasing by $5 to $29.99, and a six-month membership is now $59.99 - which was previously the cost of its annual membership. Following feedback from users of the service, Microsoft has now backpedaled on the decision. In a statement on the original blog post,

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Microsoft backpedals on Xbox Live Gold pricing, free-to-play games won't require subscription

Microsoft reverses Xbox Live Gold price increase, free-to-play games set free

Xbox Live Gold is not increasing its price. Image Credit: Microsoft Earlier today, Microsoft announced a price increase for Xbox Live Gold, the subscription service that lets Xbox users play games online. Somehow, Microsoft was surprised to find out that this was an unpopular move. So less than 24 hours later, Microsoft is backtracking. Xbox Live Gold will not see its price raised. Further, free-to-play games like Fortnite will no longer require Gold to play online, making the service more competitive with PlayStation’s

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Microsoft reverses Xbox Live Gold price increase, free-to-play games set free