2007

Office Live Workspaces beta begins Microsoft announced today that it is rolling out entry into the beta of Office Live Workspaces, a new service that will allow document stora ...

December 10, 2007

Bill Gates, Mix n Mash, and the future of Microsoft Being in the same room with Bill Gates, while it wasn't breathtakingly nerve-wracking (he is, after all, a geek, and we weren't there for a ...

December 9, 2007

Live Search survey hints at upcoming changes We love product team surveys. Not only do they give users the chance to give feedback on a wide range of areas, they often contain lead ...

December 7, 2007

Yahoo launches Messenger for Vista [Updated] Last night Yahoo launched a new beta, its WPF powered IM client - Yahoo Messenger for Vista. A demo was shown at CES in ...

December 6, 2007

MSN/Windows Live to remain at Red West, says Seattle Times Ben Romano, a Tech writer for the Seattle Times, has an interesting tidbit in Tech Tracks today, that MSN and Windows Live product teams wil ...

December 6, 2007

Inviting Users to Share Online Presence Microsoft have released a new bit of documentation on MSDN which will allow sites to let their users show their Messenger presence on that w ...

December 6, 2007

Mix n Mash: on Mix08, Feedsync, Silverlight, and an hour with Bill Gates  LiveSide is an enthusiasts website.  We follow Windows Live because we're intrigued by the promise of the software and services, ...

December 5, 2007

Microsoft launches FeedSync for data synchronization via feeds – previously known as SSE Today at the Mix'n'Match conference taking place in Redmond, Microsoft announced a new Windows Live service that enables the sharing of data ...

December 5, 2007

Add Silverlight to Sharepoint 2007 Recently I was asked how to display Rich media (mainly video) in Sharepoint 2007 by our communications department. This shouldn't be too har ...

December 5, 2007

Microsoft releases Volta Tech Preview Today, Microsoft announced the availability of the Volta Technology Preview. Volta is a toolset that allows to developers to split their app ...

December 5, 2007

LiveSide asks Bill Gates a question (how cool is that?) – Read the full transcript Just got the transcript of our hour with Bill Gates, so I wanted to get it up for you as soon as I could.  Bill started out with a litt ...

December 5, 2007

Microsoft buys WebFives: mobile photo upload and sharing enhancements headed for Windows Live Brier Dudley of the Seattle Times reports that WebFives will be ceasing operations at the end of the year, after being bought by Microsoft. ...

December 1, 2007

More @live addresses available: India, Philippines, Spain Posted on the Live Wire blog earlier today, news of some new additions to the @live.xx family.  If you live in these areas, you ca ...

November 30, 2007

Office Live Workspaces Add-In now available: Beta to begin soon? Thanks to Josh at Windows Connected for pointing out a new download now available that adds in menu options to be able to open and save docu ...

November 29, 2007

Messenger 9 Beta appears to be up and running Well it didn't take long for information to start appearing about the Messenger 9 Beta - a poster over on the WinBeta Forums has posted a we ...

November 28, 2007

Microsoft funding $300m advertising campaign for Windows and Windows Live Following the launch of Windows Live Wave 2 earlier this month, its unsurprising to hear that Microsoft is gearing up for a large advertisin ...

November 28, 2007

As Google readies “GDrive”, will Microsoft lead, or follow? Some seemingly non-news coming out of the Wall Street Journal tonight, saying that Google is readying their online storage product, com ...

November 27, 2007

An easy way to add friends – Invite2Messenger Today, Microsoft Netherlands released Invite2Messenger which allows new Windows Live Messenger users to send out invitations to their contac ...

November 27, 2007

MSN Video share surges – Soapbox and Live Search doing well? In the latest Compete traffic rankings for video services released today, MSN Video shows a marked improvement in October compared to Septem ...

November 27, 2007

Live.com – announcing “Ultimate” improvements? Conspicuously missing from all the wave 2 upgrades and marketing for the new look Windows Live has been Live.com, the one time personalized ...

November 26, 2007