Microsoft showed off the interactivity and integration between Windows Phone and Kinect. Some highlights: Windows Phones will be able receive reminders from Xbox for Live TV scheduling. Microsoft’s Bing listings will also be shared to Windows Phone. Xbox users who use Bing to search can then text the details...

Speaking to The Seattle Times, Mike Delman, Microsoft’s vice president of global marketing in the interactive entertainment business unit confirmed that Windows 8 will include Xbox LIVE integration. “Live will be built into the PC,” said Mike Delman, Global Marketing VP of Microsoft’s Interactive Entertainment...

One of my faves is here.. Xbox LIVE File System for Xbox Kinect: designed and shipped a distributed storage system built on Windows Azure for customer data collection world-wide, resulting in improved acoustic models and skeletal tracking algorithms for Kinect and Windows 8 speech recognition. It...

Another juicy Windows 8 nugget. This one seems to confirm the speculation that Cloud Computing will be part of Windows 8. Lead cross-product design efforts for Microsoft’s “cloud” services on Windows Live. Drive key design conversation on all “major bet” features for the World’s largest online mail...

So I got a couple of rumors this evening and I wanted to share them with you. My source (who I will call Ryan for now) is saying that he’s pretty certain that Kinect connectivity is going to be functionality in Windows 8. Kinect for those who don’t know, enables users to control and interact with the Xbox 360...

So as we start to go down the path on the way to Windows 8, I get asked all the time about features that I think will play a major part in the architecture of the new OS. I can’t think of any feature that could play a large part in an operating system more than Cloud Computing. The ability to access files and...