2006

Why MSN (Live) Search is losing share: the blog conversation An interesting discussion is shaping up across a number of blogs, all relating to Danny Sullivan's Search Engine Watch posting a number of g ...

November 29, 2006

Google Answers closes, only 800 participants Straight from the Google blog is the new that Google Answers is closing down, with the acceptance of new questions stop later this week. The ...

November 29, 2006

Gadget Gallery: Please support unified gadgets Today I submitted another gadget to Microsoft's gadget gallery that works on both Sidebar AND Live.com/Spaces. Its a sample d ...

November 27, 2006

Office Live beta begins in UK – Free co.uk domain names As promised, Office Live is beginning to move into markets other than the US, with betas in France, Japan, Germany, and the UK.  In the ...

November 27, 2006

Gadgets: Write Once, Run Everywhere In this article, I will show you how to develop a web gadget (i.e. a gadget designed to run on Live.com or Windows Live Spaces) that wi ...

November 27, 2006

OurView – The new LiveSide opinion blog We've just started up an opinion blog to run alongside the blogs we have running already. Why? Because we feel that there are subjects we'd ...

November 25, 2006

Who Is Windows Live? When Microsoft introduced Windows Live a little more than a year ago, a couple of questions immediately popped up; what is Windows Live, exa ...

November 25, 2006

Add the Windows Vista Countdown gadget to your own Website As Nick has shown over on Windows Vista Blog, not only can you add the Windows Vista Countdown gadget (talked about here on LiveSide.ne ...

November 23, 2006

What’s the name of that Map thing? Virtual Earth? Local.live.com? Maps.live.com?  It's all so confusing.  We've suggested just changing the name to Maps and be done ...

November 23, 2006

Windows Vista Countdown gadget This is a re-print of a post that I did on my blog. I thought I'd post it here in case you missed it. Look for my companion article in the n ...

November 22, 2006

Windows Live – The *Real* Future? One of the common things that seems to be happening with the major Windows Live services and products is for a development SDK to be release ...

November 22, 2006

Windows Live advertising starts in the UK – Search marketing sucks? Today saw the first major Windows Live advertising here in the UK, with a 4 page front-cover for the "Metro", a free London paper ...

November 22, 2006

MSN/Windows Live Search drops 8% in the year Today sees the publication of a new Nielson NetRatings report (PDF) on the US search share rankings. There are few surprises conce ...

November 21, 2006

MSN Money gets update; CNBC.com to launch soon In an email sent out earlier this week, MSN Money users learnt they will now have two financial information sites to choose from. The first, ...

November 21, 2006

Windows Live Mobile launches SMS Search Beta Just a few days after announcing a major partnership between Windows Live Mobile and Sprint, the Windows Live Mobile team have launched ...

November 20, 2006

MSN Premium releases 9.5 version, not dead yet Much to our surprise, MSN released version 9.5 of MSN Explorer/MSN Internet Access to subscribers as an update on Friday.  The release ...

November 19, 2006

MSN Music retires, Zune launches Another MSN service becomes content with the closure of MSN Music. With Microsoft launching Zune Tuesday, MSN Music will not become Windows ...

November 17, 2006

Windows Live Mail desktop Updated Build 1172 of Windows Live Mail desktop just went live on Ideas.Live.com.  This is the first publically available update for WLMd in ab ...

November 17, 2006

Microsoft, Google, Yahoo! Unite to Support SiteMaps Ken Moss, General Manager of Live Search, announced today that Microsoft, Google, and Yahoo! will all support the SiteMaps protocol, a simpl ...

November 16, 2006

Sprint teams up with Windows Live for Mobile Search Tonight marks an important milestone for Windows Live Search.  Microsoft just announced that they have inked their first mobile search ...

November 16, 2006