Here's how long the exclusivity period will last.
With much riding on the new version of its marquee software, Microsoft opts for caution and says the Windows 10 rollout will come "in waves, slowly."
With Sony skipping Gamescom this year, all eyes will be on Microsoft.
The e-tail giant will be separating its online payment and commerce companies in mid July. Shares will be split, tax-free, right down the middle for current shareholders.
Sony will be steadily rolling out online access, following launch.
Sony head of worldwide studios Yoshida says project is "going very well."
Nintendo's revenue was up 21 percent as the company tries to dig its way out of third place in the game console market.
The next iteration of the software maker's operating system is slated to arrive in time for the summer.
Not long after the leak appeared, Microsoft itself gave us the official release date for Windows 10. Look for it July 29.
Last year, more than 1 billion Android devices shipped around the globe. Security firm Zimperium says this vulnerability could affect 95 percent of them.