Elsewhere in California on Monday, Microsoft ( MSFT) announced plans to turn the Xbox into an entertainment hub for the living room. At the E3 video game show in Los Angeles, the software giant revealed plans to launch voice search capabilities for its Xbox 360 gaming system with the Kinect motion sensing device, giving users the ability to control live television, music and watch YouTube through verbal commands. Microsoft plans to bring its live television offering to the U.S. sometime next year in an attempt to keep up with rivals Google ( GOOG) and Apple, which also have TV offerings. Xbox users will be able to access movies and TV on demand from Hulu. Netflix ( NFLX) and YouTube will also be available with the Kinect through the Xbox service. Microsoft's stock closed down 1.06% at $23.70 on Friday.