November, 2009

Creating the Microsoft Executive Pivot (we play, and you can too) We’ve been giving away Live Labs Pivot codes (and yes, we have more to share later on in this post), but after returning from PDC and ...

November 29, 2009

The Climate Mystery – A Bing Maps Game for Thanksgiving Feel like doing something else on Thanksgiving than playing Pictionary, Risk or Trivial Pursuit? Chris Pendleton suggests the following: Ins ...

November 26, 2009

Eye On Earth (Europe) Wondering about the water quality, maybe not so important now unless you like a very very cold swim but well.., or the air quality in your c ...

November 25, 2009

Windows Live at PDC: Live Framework Calendar sync coming? Last Thursday we attended the only Windows Live PDC session, entitled “The Audience API: Live Framework Present and Future”, pre ...

November 23, 2009

Microsoft, Bing, and Murdoch: The Annoyance Factor A story in Sunday’s Financial Times is reporting that Microsoft and Rupert Murdoch’s News Corp. have been holding preliminary ta ...

November 23, 2009

A Bing boycott? Why not boycott China? Yesterday in a blog post, New York Times columnist Nicholas Kristof called for a boycott of Bing, because of the way it handles Chinese char ...

November 21, 2009

Windows Live Essentials & Services Book For everyone who wants to get the most out of Windows Live: The Windows Live Essentials and Services Book. This book by MVP Brad Jones and M ...

November 20, 2009

Bing Maps China updated Bing Maps China has updated their site with tons of new data and some new features: Yellow Pages – Over 8 million yellow page listings are n ...

November 20, 2009

Bing begins showing “latest posts” One sure fire way to get a new feature noticed is to attach it to TechCrunch, and indeed TC noticed a new Bing feature yesterday that appear ...

November 19, 2009

PDC 2009: Day 2 announcements Now the liveblogging is over, let’s take a look at what was announced today. Silverlight A whole lot was said about Microsoft Silverlight, g ...

November 18, 2009

Live blog day 2 Here we go!  Live blog day 2!

November 18, 2009

PDC Day One, working the halls Thanks to Sunshine for recapping the PDC day one keynotes, our second day of keynotes, and liveblogging, is set to begin in a few hours. ...

November 18, 2009

PDC 2009: Recap Day 1, what’s on the menu for Day 2? The transcript of yesterdays keynote, with Ray Ozzie & Bob Muglia, has been posted online. Let’s take a look at some interesting tidbits ...

November 18, 2009

New from Live Labs: Pivot I got called a namedropper on Twitter today for my earlier Day 1 post, but really we think of our readers as being the reason we’re he ...

November 18, 2009

PDC Liveblog Day One We're here in sunny Los Angeles ( 76 degrees and sunny :)  ) again, liveblogging the PDC keynotes today and tomorrow.  You can wat ...

November 17, 2009

Windows Marketplace now supports Windows Mobile 6.0 and 6.1 It hasn’t even been a week since we noticed in a post that Windows Marketplace would support Windows Mobile 6.0 and 6.1 later this month! We ...

November 16, 2009

Zune coming to non-US markets A story in the Financial Times today is reporting that Zune services will soon be expanding into a number of new markets: The Zune-branded s ...

November 16, 2009

On the road next week to PDC, catch the keynote Liveblog here! We’re honored again to be able to bring you a group effort liveblog of the keynotes at PDC, coming up next Tuesday and Wednesday. ...

November 13, 2009

Bing UK sheds beta tag, Bing Maps UK released Bing UK is no longer in beta, it just shed its beta tag. So now when you search for football you won’t get NFL schedules but Football ...

November 13, 2009

New Features In Windows Marketplace For Mobile, Support For Windows Mobile 6.0 And 6.1 Later This Month Windows Marketplace for Mobile, launched in October together with the launch of Windows phones, got some upgrades: Developer portal improvem ...

November 12, 2009