August, 2009

Microsoft Misses Target Date For Office Web Apps Preview The Industry Standard reports that Microsoft will miss the target date for the Office Web Apps Tech Preview. The original plan was to releas ...

August 29, 2009

Popfly RIP (but you can get the game engine from CodePlex) Popfly, the game creator mashup experiment from Microsoft, closed its doors for good last Monday, but as a “parting present”, the Popfly cre ...

August 29, 2009

Live Mesh incompatible with Apple Snow Leopard 10.6 Apple released Snow Leopard 10.6, the latest upgrade to its OS,  last week, and the list of incompatible apps keeps growing.  The ...

August 28, 2009

WorldWide Telescope And Photosynth In Time’s 50 Best Websites List For 2009 WorldWide Telescope and Photosynth, have been named to Time's 50 Best Websites list for 2009. [click on the image to go to the page] Very ni ...

August 28, 2009

New Bing TV ad for Cashback: First Stop – Bing TechCrunch has the first Bing Cashback TV ad up on YouTube, a pretty straightforward ad introducing Bing Cashback to the masses.  TechC ...

August 28, 2009

MSN and Bell Canada to close Sympatico.MSN.ca on Tuesday: creating own separate sites Microsoft and BCE Inc., owner of Bell Canada, will shut down Canada’s most popular portal site, sympatico.msn.ca, on Tuesday.  Each com ...

August 28, 2009

An update for OpenID support in Windows Live ID Those who remember back in last year’s PDC 2008 Microsoft announced that they will officially support OpenID in their Windows Live ID servic ...

August 28, 2009

Upgrade your Windows Live Messenger service From the Messenger team’s blog post today, Microsoft has announced that all users of Windows Live Messenger will be prompted to upgrad ...

August 28, 2009

Bing SDK for iPhone and Mac released as open source Want to get in on all the iPhone app glory, but with the goodness of Bing?  Now you can, using the Bing iPhone and Mac SDK, available o ...

August 27, 2009

New version of Outlook Live for Windows Mobile available – for some As part of the upcoming release of Exchange Server 2010, a new version of Outlook Live for Windows Mobile became available today.  This ...

August 27, 2009

CodeCast Episode 41: Ken Levy talks with James Senior Ken Levy, who left Microsoft just a bit over a year ago after working on the Windows Live Platform team, and “kick starting” Dev.Live.com, h ...

August 26, 2009

Yahoo! announces newly revamped services, we (finally) notice We missed commenting on this earlier in the week when it came out, but Yahoo! made an announcement regarding its newly revamped set of servi ...

August 26, 2009

50 Bing Tricks for Students and Librarians (and you) OnlineColleges.net, a website ranking and reviewing online colleges, has put together a list of 50 tips for students and librarians using Bi ...

August 25, 2009

The Virtual Earth/Bing Maps ASP .NET Control CTP – It’s Toast! Just as the Live Framework CTP, this one will also disappear. It lasted little over a year. On the question what will happen with the Virtua ...

August 24, 2009

Details on the latest Windows Live Mail update The Windows Live Mail team has posted on their blog today about what was updated and fixed in the latest release (build number 14.0.8089.072 ...

August 22, 2009

Live Framework CTP to shut down September 8th Back in January, the Live Services Platform, along with Live Mesh, moved under the umbrella of a unified Windows Live organization, as part ...

August 21, 2009

Adding Photos To Hotmail Messages – A Temporary Change Have you noticed that you can no longer add photos directly into the body of a Windows Live Hotmail message the way you used to? It’s been t ...

August 21, 2009

Photosynth Turns One Year Old It’s been over a year since Photosynth.net launched. The team has written a massive article with the highlights of this past year. Now we’re ...

August 21, 2009

Windows Live Family Safety updated with greater Windows integration Along with the latest release of Windows Live Essentials yesterday which has been covered with news about the shiny new Windows Live Movie M ...

August 21, 2009

Now that’s a serious webcam: the LifeCam Cinema – 720p HD widescreen video Yesterday Microsoft released Windows Live Movie Maker with HD support, and today they’re announcing a new webcam that may just be the perfec ...

August 20, 2009