2009

Bing movie searches include sponsored video Bing has been quietly updating features since its last major update last month, with new looks for stock price and movie searches.  An ...

December 30, 2009

The wait is nearly over: conference season to begin with CES Microsoft has traditionally made big announcements about upcoming products and services at tech conferences, and while the breathless antici ...

December 30, 2009

Windows Live engineering blog gets rolling While we took a little time off for the holidays (and moved web hosts), we didn’t want to miss commenting on Inside Windows Live, the new Wi ...

December 29, 2009

LiveSide 2010 Pardon the dust, we’ve gone ahead and made some changes to our site and your experience.  For one thing, we’ve moved off ou ...

December 28, 2009

Contest winners announced The winners of both contests, Bing’s Home Sweet Homepage photo contest and the Seasonal Synth Challenge- Holiday Lights, have been announced ...

December 22, 2009

Windows Live Mail and Photo Gallery Wave 4 Revealed: Ribbon UI We told you that Neowin had gotten their hands on some screenshots of Wave 4 Messenger and Writer earlier this month. Now, at the doorstep o ...

December 21, 2009

Happy Holidays from LiveSide.net: Our Holiday Letter Hard to believe that we’re wrapping up our 4th year of LiveSide.net (January 3rd, 2010 will mark the beginning of year 5), but just wa ...

December 21, 2009

Read and post to Microsoft Forums from Windows Live Mail with NNTP Bridge Even in our MSN and Windows Live MVP days, we were never big forums posters, but we remember following a long simmering feud between the (ma ...

December 20, 2009

US Search share: Nielsen shows Bing growth, too The Nielsen Company just released their November US Search share numbers, with Bing continuing a slow climb up the charts.  Nielsen las ...

December 16, 2009

Inside Windows Live: new on The Windows Blog Some good news tonight from Windows Live Corporate Vice President Chris Jones, who in an initial blog post announced the creation of “ ...

December 16, 2009

Microsoft Security Essentials available in 17 additional markets Today Microsoft is making Microsoft Security Essentials available in 17 additional markets: Algeria, Bahrain, Egypt, India, Jordan, Kuwait, ...

December 15, 2009

The Climate Is Changing…Now What? Surely you know about the United Nations 15th Climate Change Conference (COP15), which is taking place right now. But did you know that Micr ...

December 15, 2009

Bing gains share, releases iPhone app, talks privacy Some good Bing news today, on three fronts.  First, some new numbers from comScore (no press release yet, so far just numbers shared fr ...

December 15, 2009

Seasonal Synth Challenge: “Holiday Lights” Following in the footsteps of Bing’s Home Sweet Homepage photo contest, Photosynth now also has a contest..ehmm scuse me, challenge: "H ...

December 14, 2009

A new home for our Pivot (and more codes!) Just a little housekeeping on our ongoing Live Labs Pivot project, the MS Org Pivot, which we wrote about earlier.  We originally poste ...

December 12, 2009

The Bing Maps Platform releases APIs for Streetside, Enhanced Bird’s Eye Now that’s moving fast.  Microsoft just unveiled Streetside  a couple of weeks ago and already developers can start to use i ...

December 11, 2009

An early peek at Wave 4: Neowin posts screenshots Our friends at Neowin.net have posted some screenshots they’ve obtained of two works-in-progress Windows Live products, Messenger and Writer ...

December 10, 2009

Windows Live Movie Maker: YouTube publishing issue now resolved Did you try to upload your video to YouTube through Windows Live Movie Maker only to see it fail? It wasn’t just you! Turns out it was a cha ...

December 10, 2009

Mix10 registration opens Spring conference season: who will have the Wave 4 news? Well really we expect to hear at least SOMETHING (please?) about Windows Live and Wave 4 at CES in January (only a few weeks away!), but the ...

December 9, 2009

MSN Continues push for local: 2 new video partnerships Today on the MSN blog, MSN Local Edition Director Cyrus Krohn announced two new partnerships to bring more local video to US cities on the n ...

December 9, 2009