Microsoft is quietly making another shuffle within its entertainment units. Less than a year after consolidating the Zune, Media Center and Mediaroom efforts under Enrique Rodriguez, the software maker has shuffled things up again.
Mediaroom, Microsoft's Internet Protocol television effort, will become a standalone business under Entertainment unit head Robbie Bach, while Media Center and Zune software will move under Don Mattrick, who heads Microsoft's broader Interactive Entertainment Business unit. In a statement, Microsoft called it a "natural evolution" of the business.
Less than a year ago, though, Microsoft was touting the strategic advantages of combining … Read more