The big news out of Microsoft today is the launch of Xbox Music, a new all-in-one music service, specially designed to let users listen to music in exactly the way they want, begins rolling out to millions of people around the world Oct. 16 on the Xbox 360, then to the masses with Windows 8 on Oct. 26.

The all-in-one music service combines the best aspects of free-streaming radio, music subscription services and music purchasing options, all in one elegant package, says Yusuf Mehdi, corporate vice president of Microsoft’s Interactive Entertainment Business Marketing and Strategy. Watch the video below to find out more.

Also, October is National Cybersecurity Month, and Microsoft is committed to helping its customers stay safe online. Head on over to Microsoft on the Issues to find out the results of a scam defense survey Microsoft recently conducted and five tips for avoiding online confidence schemes.

Posted by Jeff Meisner
Editor, The Official Microsoft Blog