Microsoft (MSFT) and the NBA are doubling down on their partnership at a moment when tech companies and professional sports are more connected than ever.
Tech reporter Allie Garfinkle looks at the sports streaming landscape after the NBA announces a new partnership with Microsoft.
The gaming industry remained strong throughout the 2008 recession, as companies like Nintendo continued selling millions of Wii and DS consoles. Game subscription services, microtransactions, and the booming mobile gaming industry offer multiple avenues for game companies to gain revenue outside of new titles and console sales. As a result, it might not be a bad idea for patient investors to consider adding gaming stocks to their portfolios, and there are some excellent choices in October.