January, 2009

Live Mesh and Live Framework clients, now best friends For those who have been developing against the Live Framework, one of the biggest drawbacks of doing this is having to give up your Mesh cli ...

January 30, 2009

Changes to the QnA Code of Conduct The Live QnA Code of Conduct has been updated so it’s easier to understand. Summary of Changes One of the first changes we made was to ...

January 29, 2009

Live Search Add-in for Firefox: adds Auto Suggest Just released today is an add-in for Firefox that supports the auto-suggest feature in Live Search, available for download at Mozilla.org. A ...

January 29, 2009

Google patches Chrome browser to work with Hotmail We’ve been seeing lots of complaints on Twitter and elsewhere about Hotmail not working in Google’s new browser, Chrome.  So today, rat ...

January 28, 2009

Managing your contacts with Windows Live People – Update being rolled out! Managing your contacts is going to be easier as a new update is rolling out: During the past year, we set out to build a few new things: A u ...

January 27, 2009

Webcam issues with Messenger stir comments Last week Windows Live Wire, the Windows Live team blog posted an acknowledgement that “a small number of you are experiencing audio and vid ...

January 26, 2009

Internet Explorer 8 Release Candidate Now Available Internet Explorer 8 has moved from beta to Release Candidate and is publically available for download today. Internet Explorer 8 RC1 is avai ...

January 26, 2009

Live Mesh: Mac Software Hotfix (0.9.3712.831) We missed out on this one with all the other news (and playing about in Windows 7): To all Live Mesh customers who have experienced crashes ...

January 24, 2009

Sneak peek of the new Windows Live FrameIt Last week we reported the announcement that Windows Live FrameIt will soon to be updated with a Wave 3 theme, to have integration with Live ...

January 24, 2009

Office Live to join Windows Live Yesterday Mary Jo Foley reported that Office Live will be joining Windows Live in Wave 4, at least in terms of how the products are presente ...

January 23, 2009

Windows Live Translator adds Polish Windows Live Translator gained yet another language, Polish this time. This brings the total amount of languages to 14, namely; Arabic, Chin ...

January 23, 2009

Some notes on the Microsoft layoffs Big news out of Redmond today as the company announced elimination of some 5,000 positions in the next 18 months, some 1,400 of which are ex ...

January 22, 2009

Map Data Release – January, 2009 Chris Pendleton, who will be speaking at EUCI GIS 2.0 Conference, lets us know there is no expansion of map data this month. That doesn’t me ...

January 20, 2009

Windows Live 2009: Pierro Sierra on shared data experience We hope you’ve enjoyed our discussions with some of the program managers working on Windows Live, we really appreciate the opportunity ...

January 20, 2009

Windows Live Sync downtime notice The following appeared on the public newsgroup: On Monday, January 19th, Windows Live Sync will be unavailable from 11 AM PST until 4 PM PST ...

January 19, 2009

Windows Live 2009: Omar Shahine part 2 – People in Windows Live While Omar Shahine has been kind enough to talk to us (twice) about POP3 support in Hotmail, it’s not really what he works on.  O ...

January 19, 2009

Windows Live 2009: Jeff Kunins and Windows Live Social Experience Jeff Kunins is a Group Program Manager for Social Networking for Windows Live, working on some of the features of Windows Live that cut acro ...

January 19, 2009

Windows Live 2009: Rodger Benson on Windows Live Photo Gallery In our next interview, we spent some time with Rodger Benson, a program manager working on Photo Gallery talking about facial recognition, n ...

January 18, 2009

Capturing “the moment” with Photosynth: Barack Obama takes the Oath of Office On Tuesday, January 20th, Barack Obama will be sworn in as President of the United States in front of the US Capitol in Washington DC, and i ...

January 18, 2009

Live Search introduces News Alerts, have your news delivered to your inbox Don’t want to go on the web to read your news? How about having it delivered to you? You can now. Live Search introduces News Alerts: N ...

January 17, 2009