February, 2008

Office Live Workspace – first feature update goes live Office Live Workspace launched last December and just got its first update, what's new: A new Activity pane to help you keep track of what’s ...

February 29, 2008

Microsoft to launch new MSN Toolbar beta – Powered by Silverlight Later today we should see the reincarnation of MSN Toolbar in beta form (codename Salsa). Like many older MSN products, it migrated over to ...

February 29, 2008

Windows Live service restored (again?, still?) See, is this so hard?  The Email Support Space blog posts tonight, reporting that "nearly all customers are once again able to sign in" ...

February 29, 2008

Windows Live Platform Announcements: Cool new toys just in time for Mix With Mix08 less than a week away, details of what's coming are slowly creeping out: details of the IE8 beta, Scott Guthrie has posted detail ...

February 28, 2008

Microsoft launches WorldWide Telescope into private alpha It made Scoble cry, and soon it can make you cry too. The website for the latest Microsoft Research project, WorldWide Telescope, is now ...

February 28, 2008

Windows Live ID issues continue – Transparency: 0, Switching to GMail: 1 The Times of London is reporting an admission by Microsoft that problems that surfaced two days ago in signing in to Windows Live services c ...

February 28, 2008

Musings on MSFT-YHOO I keep dropping stuff in both the NewsGator Clippings folder and del.icio.us on our MSFT-YHOO page, but since Dare was kind enough to work u ...

February 27, 2008

Microsoft’s lack of sticking to standards rears it’s ugly head again I was going to do a short article on how easy it is to extract information and generally mess around with Windows Live Spaces blog posts in ...

February 26, 2008

Live Services problems reported: LiveID, Messenger, Mail are down for some Apparently a fairly widespread disruption in some/all LiveID and Live services has been occuring for a good part of the morning (GMT-8). ...

February 26, 2008

Windows Mobile Developer Center Renewed The Windows Mobile Developer Center has been renewed. First of all you'll notice there are 4 big boxes delivering the latest articles per ca ...

February 25, 2008

New Outlook Connector in the works with Calendar synch for all At the start of the year there was some discussion around whether MSN Premium offered good value for money in light of all these new an ...

February 24, 2008

Re-branding Microsoft In our conversation with Bill Gates at Mix n Mash last December, Jonathon Snook opened up a can of worms by asking Gates about Microsoft and ...

February 24, 2008

Microsoft moves towards IE8 beta Looks like Microsoft is ramping up the teasers for Mix08. Activewin just posted the text from a Internet Explorer 8 Microsoft Connect invita ...

February 23, 2008

Windows Live Messenger, the “Installer”, and XP64bit, so what’s the deal here? Yesterday, another one of our favorite but seemingly long lost Windows Live blogs, Inside Windows Live Messenger, posted (first time since D ...

February 21, 2008

SkyDrive, at 5gb, officially out of Beta, and offered in 38 countries We just posted on what we had noticed about an increase for SkyDrive storage to 5gb, and we're pleasantly surprised that the SkyDrive team h ...

February 21, 2008

Windows Live SkyDrive to offer 5gb free storage? Thanks to tipster (tips*at*liveside*dot*net) Liam, it looks like we're about to see a significant upgrade to the online storage feature from ...

February 21, 2008

comScore posts January 2008 search share numbers, Yahoo takes a hit  comScore just posted their search share numbers for January 2008 and it's bad news for Yahoo.  Yahoo took a 0.7% hit, while Googl ...

February 21, 2008

Upgrade to Windows Live Messenger 8.5 coming New upgrade round, in two phases, coming up: Phase 1. - For those who still aren't using Windows Live Messenger 8.5 (Windows XP and Vista, o ...

February 20, 2008

Earth? No, the Sky is the limit?! We can already look at Earth with Virtual Earth, but what about the Sky? Microsoft doesn't have anything for that yet. Yes, that's right, YE ...

February 20, 2008

Microsoft DreamSpark – Free software development tools for students On Live in Europe, Brian Groth reported students can get free software development tools: Over on Channel 8, the video blog for students, Bi ...

February 19, 2008