July, 2009

Soapbox video recovery: not so bad Lately all of our favorite services seem to be crapping out on us.  We told you about the upcoming demise of MSN Soapbox, where we have ...

July 31, 2009

Seadragon.com – Convert Any Image On The Web Into A Deep Zoom Image! Ever wanted a deep zoom image of a huge image already uploaded to the web? Now you can. The Seadragon team in Live Labs has released a servi ...

July 31, 2009

Deep Zoom Composer Updated To Fix An Export Related Bug To all you Deep Zoom Composer users out there, please uninstall your current version and get the latest: Download Deep Zoom Composer This ve ...

July 31, 2009

Bing home page featured I-35W Bridge on 2nd anniversary of collapse Most of the time, the images on the Bing home page are pretty pictures, sometimes with topical connections, but rarely controversial. Today ...

July 31, 2009

BuddyFuse Web Messenger Remember BuddyFuse, the extension to Windows Live Messenger that integrates third party (social/IM) networks into Windows Live Messenger? We ...

July 30, 2009

Yahoo! powered by Bing, but not much more? As widely expected, Microsoft and Yahoo! announced a deal (very early) this morning, a 10 year agreement to have Bing power Yahoo! searches, ...

July 29, 2009

Bing Summer Travel Photo Contest, And The Winner Is… We told you earlier about the Bing Summer Travel Photo Contest. The contest has now ended. Out of the 10,000 submissions 9,400 photos got ac ...

July 29, 2009

Our first take on MSFT-YHOO: Less than meets the eye? A search deal between Microsoft and Yahoo! hasn’t even been announced yet, and yet tidbits of information are being analyzed, scrutinized, a ...

July 29, 2009

New Bing ads: showing off the good stuff The first in a new series of Bing ads appeared last night in the US on the Conan O’Brien show.  Two weeks ago, Yusuf Mehdi promis ...

July 28, 2009

Microsoft Wave Launched No, not Wave 4, we are still waiting for that, but Microsoft Wave. Microsoft Wave is a new site from Microsoft’s UK team that shows off the ...

July 28, 2009

Race To Market Developer Challenge Are you a (Windows Live Mobile) developer? Now is the time to submit your applications to the Windows Marketplace for Mobile. Not only will ...

July 28, 2009

Details filter out on Microsoft-Yahoo! search deal to be announced Wednesday Multiple reports are out from AdAge, The Wall Street Journal, and Kara Swisher at All Things Digital that Microsoft and Yahoo! are set to an ...

July 28, 2009

MSFT-YHOO search deal “likely to be announced this week”: Ad Age Talks between Microsoft and Yahoo! about deal that would have Microsoft’s Bing providing search technology for Yahoo! properties continue, a ...

July 27, 2009

Sneak peek of what’s coming in Windows Live Movie Maker Last month, the Windows Live Movie Maker team made a blog post with a status update on what’s been happening to Movie Maker. To give you a r ...

July 25, 2009

Popfly Game Downloader As reported earlier, Popfly is shutting down on August 24. All sites, references, and resources will be taken down. However not all is lost! ...

July 24, 2009

Windows 7 RTMs: Where’s Windows Live? Our friend Brandon LeBlanc breathlessly announced the RTM of Windows 7 yesterday, surprising almost exactly no one that 7 would ship on time ...

July 23, 2009

Deep Zoom Composer Released! Little over a week ago Deep Zoom Composer RC got released. Today we can tell you that the Deep Zoom Composer is now final. This to coincide ...

July 23, 2009

Raxco offers OneCare subscribers special pricing on PerfectSpeed, new PC Optimizer Raxco Software, makers of PerfectDisk disk defragmentation software, today released PerfectSpeed, a new PC optimization suite that offers “a ...

July 22, 2009

Happy 10th Anniversary Windows Live Messenger Just up on YouTube (where else?) is a fun little video in celebration of Windows Live (formerly MSN) Messenger’s 10th Anniversary. [yo ...

July 22, 2009

Oh snap. MSN to discontinue Soapbox (we’re screwed) Here’s one from the “saw this coming from a mile away” department.  After “scaling back” the user uploade ...

July 22, 2009