2008

Live Mesh Notice: Possible Service Interruptions On Dec 15, 16 And 17 The team posted the following on their forum: To all our valued customers: The Live Mesh team will be performing some scheduled maintenance ...

December 15, 2008

Kumo gets a trademark A few weeks ago we spotted the domain name registration for Kumo, a possible new name for Live Search.  Now Joseph Tartakoff at the Sea ...

December 14, 2008

Microsoft’s Live Labs develops SeaDragon app for the iPhone Hot on the heels of the Thumbtack Live Labs release, Microsoft’s incubation team down in Pioneer Square just released the first Microsoft ap ...

December 13, 2008

James Hamilton leaves Microsoft for Amazon Microsoft Data Centers Futures Architect James Hamilton is leaving Microsoft to become a Vice President at Amazon Web Services, according to ...

December 12, 2008

Live Search to test update to MSNBot crawler Search engines (like Live Search, or Google) work by “crawling” the web, looking for web pages and reporting back on their content.  Li ...

December 12, 2008

Windows Live Sync Is Now Available For Windows And Mac [updated] Windows Live Sync is now Live at http://sync.live.com. The team just announced it on their new blog: Hello, Sync and FolderShare friends. We ...

December 11, 2008

Microsoft Live Labs introduces online bookmarking tool: Thumbtack Microsoft Live Labs today introduced a new piece of technology preview: Thumbtack. According to their blog post: People have always had a ne ...

December 11, 2008

A birthday surprise from Windows Live Disclaimer: If you want to keep it as a surprise, we recommend you to not read this post, as it might spoil the surprise for you on your bir ...

December 11, 2008

Windows Live For Mobile Updated While we are all eagerly waiting for the release of Windows Live Essentials, let me ask you this: are you used to all those new services yet ...

December 10, 2008

Windows Live Family Safety website updated to Wave 3, and out of beta! Today when you visit the Windows Live Family Safety website, you would’ve noticed that Microsoft has changed it to the new Wave 3 theme. If ...

December 10, 2008

Live Mesh: Mobile CTP Open To All Countries, Windows Client Update Coming Later Today! [updated] The recent service update addressed many of the issues reported since opening of the Mobile CTP on Oct. 30.  But that’s not all: With t ...

December 9, 2008

Virtual Earth 6.2 KML Support, Part 1 Overview KML (Keyhole Markup Language), an XML schema originally developed for Google Earth to describe shapes on a map  ...

December 8, 2008

An explanation about your Windows Live “Network” Jamie over at his blog had posted a very nice entry explaining the differences between Spaces friends, Messenger buddies, and Hotmail contac ...

December 8, 2008

Messenger Users Review Products Together With Chatventure’s Joint Product EXperience About 3 years ago Arnout Hemel, Product Manager Windows Live Netherlands, contacted Internet bureau Info.nl and asked them to create an onli ...

December 7, 2008

30Gb Of Mesh Storage For LeWeb Attendees Angus and James have done a good job with this one already, so I thought I would just make a quick post on this one. From James’ blog: We’re ...

December 5, 2008

Qi Lu joins Microsoft, is Yahoo! search business next? Microsoft announced today that Qi Lu, who left Yahoo this summer after 10 years as head of the search business there, will be joining Micros ...

December 5, 2008

Live Search Flags Malicious Websites With Warning Message Live Search now has a feature that helps you spot compromised/malicious websites. If you click on a link in the search result and this websi ...

December 4, 2008

Live Mesh: Service Update (December 4, 2008) Live Mesh will be updated today affecting the Live Desktop, Live Mesh for Mac and Live Mesh for Mobile. An update for the Windows software w ...

December 4, 2008

Creating a Web Messenger control from Scratch – Part 11 In this the final installment of this series of tutorials for the moment we will be completing the Web Messenger control by adding the abili ...

December 3, 2008

Life Without Walls, Windows Live Timeline Revealed As some of you may know, I attended “Life Without Walls” here in the Netherlands today. The Event was all about Windows Live Wav ...

December 3, 2008