March, 2006

Local Search gets the mobile touch Earlier today, it was announced on Michael Smuga's blog that a new feature for Local Search went live. This new feature, dubbed "S ...

March 31, 2006

Windows Live Search goes Academic Yes Microsoft really is pushing hard to get into every search scenario possible. The latest up is Academic Search, offering additional featu ...

March 31, 2006

Windows Live Messenger Final – Sneak Peek Yes I'm posting yet another screenshot, this time of the expected Windows Live Messenger final UI. - Yes the UI looks must better, ...

March 30, 2006

Windows Live Mail Desktop beta begins! Yes it has finally started, albeit in a very small way. According to the team blog, only 100 testers will be able to use the beta initially, ...

March 29, 2006

The web of lies that is InfoCard When will people learn: InfoCard is not replacing Microsoft Passport. To quote Trevin: Today, Passport supports email address with either pa ...

March 28, 2006

Sneak Peek: Windows Live Account Yes its been a slow few days around here, so I thought I'd break the lull with some details on the new Windows Live Account site.Accoun ...

March 27, 2006

Windows Live Search gets minor update Brandon Paddock from the Desktop Search team posted about a minor update to Windows Live Search. Of note is that now Search Macros can now b ...

March 26, 2006

The Shakeup is here Microsoft issued an official statement today about the restructuring of the "Platforms and Services Division." In an effort to tra ...

March 23, 2006

Windows Live Spaces confirmed for Summer 2006 From the MSN Spaces homepage: Windows Live Spaces - the future of MSN Spaces In the summer of 2006, we will unveil a more powerful version o ...

March 22, 2006

Life after Cole – Another MSN Exec leaves It was recently announced over at ValleyWag that David Cole, head of MSN Global, was forced out of Microsoft. According to sources close to ...

March 22, 2006

Live ID officially introduced (hey, just read LiveSide!) What with BillG at Mix and the Office DevCon, and the Vista stain on the carpet, somewhat overlooked as announcements go was the first offic ...

March 21, 2006

Windows Live Developer Center announced As part of his presentation today at Mix '06, as expected, Brian Arbogast announced the Windows Live Developer Center. You can find it ...

March 20, 2006

Windows Live “In the Mix” Mix '06 kicks off today (Monday March 20), and Windows Live looks to be very much "in the mix". Sanaz will be presenting on g ...

March 20, 2006

How the Windows Live platform will attempt to “Win the web” As Kip mentioned earlier, we're expecting a major Windows Live platform announcement to be made at Mix '06 later today. As Steve B ...

March 20, 2006

Windows Live Messenger beta now public Last week saw several websites proclaiming that the Windows Live Messenger was public because of this website on MSN UK, however it still re ...

March 20, 2006

Windows Live Messenger moves into public beta (for real this time) Contrary to what we posted earlier, the access that was granted to non-invited users over the weekend was merely caused by a server glitch t ...

March 20, 2006

Windows Live Safety Center Last week, Windows Live Safety Center was updated, and the web-based virus scanning tool now is able to scan for registry changes, detect an ...

March 19, 2006

Mobile Spaces gets update We haven't really mentioned any of the mobile services here much yet, so I thought I'd give a mention to the latest update for Mob ...

March 17, 2006

Windows Live Shopping enters the fray Microsoft Program Manager Ian McAllister started the discsussion about this service, after posting some of the details on his Space a short ...

March 17, 2006

Interview with Leah from the Messenger team Today I interviewed Leah, a Program Manager on Windows Live Messenger and one of the bloggers on the team blog: MessengerSays. As a result o ...

March 16, 2006