September, 2007

Talking with Satya Nadella at Searchification I had an opportunity to sit down with Satya Nadella, Corporate Vice President, Search & Advertising Platform Group, right after he prese ...

September 28, 2007

The new Live Search in detail – Entertainment and Shopping vertical search engines With the new Live Search update adding so much, we thought we'd break it down into some smaller posts. First up we are taking a look at two ...

September 27, 2007

Live Search relevance: “We’re as good as Google” says Satya Nadella At Searchification today, Microsoft publically showed for the first time some aspects of Live Search 2.0, including a "quantum leap" in sear ...

September 27, 2007

Searchification: On the way Just spent the day at SVC, the Silicon Valley Campus of Microsoft in Mountain View, California.  Since there is an embargo until 9pm pd ...

September 27, 2007

Photosynth and Photo Gallery panoramic stitching explained Learning something new is great, which is why I thought Steve Clayton's post today deserved a mention. In it Steve quotes a member of the Mi ...

September 25, 2007

MSN UK launches redesigned homepage After the January Effect we spoke about some months back, all has been quiet on the MSN hompeage front for a while now. Today MSN launc ...

September 25, 2007

Live Search at a crossroads: Searchification and beyond On Wednesday, I'll be at "Searchification" where Microsoft will be presenting their improvements to Live Search, some of which we've already ...

September 24, 2007

Introducing (ahem) Windows Live Translator beta Andrea Jessee, a Senior Program Manager with Microsoft Research Machine Translation Group, has somewhat belatedly but thoroughly posted on t ...

September 24, 2007

MSN Soapbox now part of MSN Video (beta) A number of changes to MSN Soapbox just occured, most notably that Soapbox is no longer a stand-alone site, but has become a tab at http://n ...

September 22, 2007

Hotmail Plus now offers POP Access Users for years have been lamenting the fact that Hotmail was only available as an http protocol, and did not offer POP access.  Well t ...

September 22, 2007

Live Search “leaked”: a clarification On last Wednesday night, Akram Hussein, a Windows Live Platform Program Manager, went home and was surfing the internet when he came across ...

September 22, 2007

Using Silverlight Streaming by Windows Live In Your Blog Posts and Websites Last week I posted about my interview with Angus Logan and Danny Thorpe and included the whole interview in the blog post by using Silverlig ...

September 20, 2007

Live Search 2.0 begins rollout Apparently Microsoft can't wait to get the new Live Search up and running before next week's Searchification event, as the new look (and bet ...

September 20, 2007

Windows Live WebMessenger goes into dogfood Beta is the new passé, and dogfood is where its at. Calendar and now WebMessenger are now both in dogfoods that are running on external urls ...

September 19, 2007

Microsoft releases MSN Sideguide to fund free wifi Recently Microsoft silently launched MSN Sideguide, a new sidebar that "enhances your browsing experience with useful and relevant informati ...

September 19, 2007

To our RSS readers, Thanks! Today, for the first time, we broke the 5k barrier on our little Feedburner counter: Now this may not seem like a big thing, but hey we're g ...

September 19, 2007

Windows Live teams up with Sprint for Mobile Search Microsoft is set to announce the next chapter in their partnership with Sprint tomorrow.  Customers will be able to use Windows Live Se ...

September 18, 2007

New Look Live Search is live Last week we told you about some changes coming to Live Search, including a new look.  Well as of tonite it's live (you may have to set ...

September 18, 2007

New Skydrive domains hint at desktop synchronisation The weekly domain name posts from ResourceShelf have become a useful source of information for Microsoft and Google bloggers. This ...

September 18, 2007

Why today’s EU ruling is good for Windows Live and its users So there is a lot of talk going on about the EU anti-competive ruling today that upholds almost the entirity of the previous EU ruling. Here ...

September 17, 2007