October, 2006

Virtual Earth update next week From the Virtual Earth (Mappoint) blog:Please be advised that we will release a new version of the Virtual Earth Map Control on Tuesday, Nov ...

October 31, 2006

Live Search to write new chapters, according to full page ads   Things are definitely heating up in Windows Live land, with new releases coming at a regular clip (and more to come, soon), and the m ...

October 31, 2006

Msgr 8.1 Public Beta available for download Just like we said it would when we  posted last week, Windows Live Messenger 8.1 has gone into public beta, and available for ...

October 31, 2006

Office Live to launch in November, Office Online relaunch coming soon too Microsoft today announced, to a relatively large amount of fanfare, the release of Office Live on November 15th. The press release has ...

October 31, 2006

Windows Live and MSN Reorg News is filtering out that Steve Sinofsky, Senior Vice President, Windows and Windows Live Engineering, is orchestrating another reorg at MS ...

October 30, 2006

Soapbox going mobile Over at the Soapbox blog they've posted a few photos of the new mobile Soapbox. With YouTube already having a mobile feature, this is y ...

October 30, 2006

Messenger 8.1 to enter public beta next week? According to attendees of Windows Live Sessions (FR), Windows Live Messenger 8.1 will be entering public beta on ideas.live.c ...

October 28, 2006

Windows Live increases staff by 40% Microsoft released earnings yesterday in a rise of 11 percent in revenue and operating income.  What's interesting, and both Todd ...

October 27, 2006

Windows Live Barcode launches No this isn't an April Fool's joke. Windows Live Barcode enables users to store their own data in QR codes, which are already ...

October 26, 2006

Office Live nears release "Microsoft Office Live...is going LIVE!", according to an email newsletter sent to beta testers, with the release expected as early as next ...

October 25, 2006

Windows Live Webcast Series Canada – Live for You! Any platform. Any browser. Any language. Windows Live makes it easy for developers to extend and customize applications through open service ...

October 22, 2006

Get.Live.com updated Zack points today to the newly revamped Windows Live entry point: get.live.com - with an easier to navigate main page featuring the ...

October 22, 2006

Live Mail M8 available to all Ben Poon just posted over on the Windows Live Mail blog that the latest build (M8) is now available to all. It was originally released 2 wee ...

October 21, 2006

Windows Live Expo gets charitable We just got word that the Windows Live Expo team is working on a new charity project along with MercyCorps and the rock band, President ...

October 19, 2006

Orange, Messenger Sign in, and Ms. Dewey News from around the Windows Live web: Orange, the France-Telecom brand for its mobile and broadband commercial offerings, announced that th ...

October 19, 2006

Amazon launches QnA rival If you were in any doubt as to which way most of the big internet portals think search is going, Amazon has made it crystal clear; Askville, ...

October 19, 2006

Writing Plugins For Windows Live Writer – Working With Forms Most plugins for Live Writer will have a form appear when you click on the Insert link within Live Writer, this form will perform the functi ...

October 19, 2006

Microsoft Signs New Book Search Deals BetaNews is today reporting that Cornell University and Kirtas Technologies, a maker of scanners and digitization software have sa ...

October 18, 2006

Create Your Own Search Engine A few years ago, if you wanted your own search engine, you would have had to work very hard in a garage creating algorithms and all sorts of ...

October 18, 2006

Soapbox: Video interview and invites On10 has a video interview with Rob Bennett from the MSN Soapbox Team, as well as 10,000 invites to the closed beta run from ideas.live.com. ...

October 16, 2006