2008

Microsoft to buy Limelight? asks Blodget According to Henry Blodget at Silicon Alley Insider, he's hearing more rumors that Microsoft is poised to buy Limelight Networks, a CDN (con ...

January 18, 2008

Mix08 on the radar You can tell how close a conference is getting by how frequent the talk about "swag" is. CES and Gizmodogate - done. Some other trade show h ...

January 17, 2008

.Net Framework 3.5 sourcecode now available As this affects (potentially) all aspects of development on the Microsoft .Net platform, whether it be adding plugings to Windows Live Write ...

January 17, 2008

Customize blog entry backgrounds in Spaces Our friend Dev Parikh of Hack MSN Spaces (congrats on the MVP award, Dev, well deserved!), along with Little Fish Big Pond, have put togethe ...

January 16, 2008

December search share numbers from Compete: more of the same The latest search share numbers are in from Compete.com, showing no significant changes, although Live Search is trending slightly upward, a ...

January 14, 2008

All Angus, All the Time: more from our favorite Microsoft Executive, this time on Eye-Fi Angus Logan, the Senior Technical Product Manager for Windows Live Platform, last year sent out some 30,000 emails.  If our inbox is an ...

January 10, 2008

Office Live announces improvements across the board The Office Live team has just announced an number of improvements coming soon to all three flavors of Office Live: Basic, Essentials, and Pr ...

January 10, 2008

Windows Live QnA – remember them? Hey there's a new posting on the Windows Live QnA blog!  Except for one post with just a picture of a heart in October, there hasn't be ...

January 10, 2008

Microsoft confirms Symbian mobile messenger charges – Nothing decided yet for Windows Mobile After today's reports by users on MoDaCo that Windows Mobile and Symbian users were all seeing notifications informing them to sign up ...

January 10, 2008

Microsoft gets ready to charge users of Windows Live Mobile Messenger [Updated] Users of the free Windows Live Messenger client available on Windows Mobile got a shock today when they tried to log in, a notice saying ...

January 9, 2008

Send Live Search Maps info to Garmin GPS through MSN Direct <A style="FLOAT: right; BORDER-BOTTOM-WIDTH: 0px; BORDER-RIGHT-WIDTH: 0px" href="/blogs/main/WindowsLiveWriter/SendLiveSea ...

January 8, 2008

Microsoft bids $1.2bln to acquire FAST Search and Transfer Microsoft announced today plans to acquire Norwegian enterprise search leader FAST for about $1.2 billion US dollars cash, or a 42% premium ...

January 8, 2008

Microsoft Online Services @ CES 2008 keynote – Not much to report For those who missed the CES 2008 keynote, Bill Gates' last, you didn't miss much in respect to Windows Live. Nathan Weinberg liveblogged it ...

January 7, 2008

Xbox Live issues: lessons to be learned? We don't cover Xbox Live enough here on LiveSide, but we've been following the news of some problems in accessing Xbox Live over the holiday ...

January 5, 2008

MSN Premium a ripoff? Maybe, but maybe not So suddenly out of nowhere a discussion has blown up about how Microsoft is charging its MSN Premium users for services that are being made ...

January 3, 2008