December, 2007

A look at the Live Maps high-res cameras [Updated] Didn't get the digital camera you wanted for Christmas? Then maybe you should consider buying yourself one of these, an UltraCamX Large Form ...

December 31, 2007

Microsoft seeks younger audience with YouTube and Facebook ads Long has picked up on Microsoft's latest advertising strategy, YouTube. Several videos promoting the benefits of using Windows Vista, Office ...

December 30, 2007

The LiveSide 2007 recap and a look at 2008 Its at this time of year that people post their yearly recaps and scorecards, whilst looking ahead to the following year. Whi ...

December 29, 2007

Messenger InterOp: Old news is no news Things at LiveSide have been a little quiet lately, as we enjoy the holiday season, and frankly enjoy a little break as Windows Live news ha ...

December 28, 2007

Microsoft places FeedSync under Open Specifications Promise Received a nice email today from Steven Lees, a member of the CSA Concept Development Team at Microsoft, announcing that Microsoft has place ...

December 20, 2007

Apparently a Trojan virus on LiveSide came from our Google Adsense I came home from work today to find multiple notifications from readers that LiveSide (and other sites) had been setting off Anti-Virus dete ...

December 20, 2007

Community Server Windows Live Addons now on CodePlex We use a number of Windows Live services at LiveSide, and now our Community Server guru, Nick Brown, has started a CodePlex project, "Commun ...

December 20, 2007

Live Search Maps adds traffic for 3 Canadian cities Just in from our friends at Windows Live Chronicles, traffic info has been added for 3 Canadian cities: Vancouver, Toronto, and Montreal - s ...

December 18, 2007

Tafiti Search Visualization – Overview If you head over to Codeplex you will find a number of Contoso Quick Applications posted there. Each one demonstrating various aspects of th ...

December 18, 2007

Microsoft launches Tafiti source code as a Windows Live Quickapp (Plus, a LiveSide giveaway) Earlier today Microsoft made available the source code for tafiti.com as part of the Windows Live Quickapps series. For those of you interes ...

December 18, 2007

Live Search updates mobile search at m.live.com Live Search and Live Search Maps continue to improve their offerings, with the latest being an update to m.live.com, for mobile search. ...

December 18, 2007

Pay attention to FeedSync So yeah it's kind of a slow news week, not much happens just before the holidays, when things will really shut down.  But there's been ...

December 17, 2007

LiveSide Data Center Update notice: Down for maintenance Our service provider, 1and1.com, has notified us that we will be down for a few hours this coming Sunday evening/Monday morning: In preparat ...

December 15, 2007

Our first look at Office Live Workspaces Well it took a few days, and I actually got an email saying it would be a few more, and hey watch this video while you're waiting, but then ...

December 14, 2007

Live Search Maps – the Chinese version Live Search Maps announced via their blog today that a new Chinese version is now available, at www.ditu.live.com (ditu (地图) means maps in C ...

December 13, 2007

More on Live Maps in China: O’Reilly interviews Vincent Tao Some interesting information from Vincent Tao, Senior Director of Virtual Earth and Live Local Search at Microsoft, from an interview by Bra ...

December 13, 2007

Microsoft Acquires MultiMap Microsoft today announced that it had acquired MultiMap, "one of the United Kingdom’s top 100 technology companies and one of the leading on ...

December 12, 2007

Announcement: LiveNet Wrapper for Windows Live Developing My friend Luke Smith and I for the last month have been working on a new .Net wrapper for Windows Live, which we have called LiveNet. You mi ...

December 12, 2007

New version of Windows Live Messenger for MSN Mobile available Phil Holden points out that a new version of Windows Live Messenger is available for almost all  phones, by accessing MSN Mobile, ...

December 11, 2007

Microsoft launches mobile advertising on MSN Mobile Microsoft is today announcing the launch of mobile advertising on its range of MSN Mobile services in US, with mobile advertising already ex ...

December 10, 2007