The launch of Microsoft’s (MSFT -1.5%) Kinect hands-free controller for the Xbox 360 looks to be...

|About: Microsoft Corporation (MSFT)|By:, SA News Editor

The launch of Microsoft’s (MSFT -1.5%) Kinect hands-free controller for the Xbox 360 looks to be a "huge success," judging by customer interest, pre-sales orders and initial purchases. But a couple of unexpected challenges: claims of a "racist" bias in the device and that it could be used to spy on users, both apparently without merit.