Peter Moore, corporate vice president of the Interactive Entertainment Business at Microsoft, described the move as "groundbreaking".
The initial TV content line-up will include shows such as South Park from Comedy Central, The Real World and Pimp My Ride from MTV, SpongeBob SquarePants from Nickelodeon and CSI, Survivor and remastered Star Trek episodes from CBS.
Molybdenum ditelluride is a two-dimensional material that can be easily stacked into multiple layers to create a memory cell
New light-guiding nanoscale device can control and monitor a nanoparticle trapped in a laser beam with high sensitivity
Optical traps are scientific instruments in which a focused laser beam is used to exert an attractive or repulsive force on a microscopic object to hold it in place
Scientists estimate that the exoplanet has already lost up to 35 per cent of its mass over its lifetime
The observations were made using the Atacama Array in the Chilean desert