January, 2010

Windows Live Hotmail Wave 4: New screenshots emerge Last week we told you about some of the upcoming new features and changes to Windows Live Hotmail Wave 4. Only a week later, Picturepan2 fro ...

January 31, 2010

Speaking Bing’s language: New Microsoft Translator session at Mix10 Looks like it’s time to pay closer attention to the sessions being added for Mix 10 in March.  In addition to some promised upcom ...

January 30, 2010

Windows Live, the #2 social networking site? An article in today’s Economist, “A world of connections”, is a fairly standard recap of the popularity of social networki ...

January 29, 2010

Bing improvements: Twitter Maps, Investor info, and a Mars game A couple of Bing news items from the Bing blog, and one from Microsoft Fuse Labs.  First, from Fuse Labs at Microsoft’s New Engla ...

January 29, 2010

A fresh new look at Windows Live Home Wave 4 (Part 1) Remember last time we showed you a glimpse of Windows Live Home Wave 4? More information has poured in today showing the capabilities of the ...

January 29, 2010

Windows Home Server “Vail”: a Windows Live connection? After Mary Jo Foley noted that copies of a new version of Windows Home Server, code named “Vail” were floating out there on the interwebs, t ...

January 28, 2010

Windows Live ID to get new sign-in features in Wave 4 As mentioned in our interview with Ryan Gavin and Walter Harp last week, the Windows Live ID team has “some new features coming” that will e ...

January 27, 2010

What’s a Zune phone? Long Zheng was quick to dig around in last night’s updated Zune software, and quick to find reference to a %phone% (good work, btw!), and th ...

January 26, 2010

My.live.com to be discontinued on March 15th We’ve had numerous questions posed to us over the last few months about the status and future of My.live.com, the personal home page t ...

January 26, 2010

Para Fuera, the life of Dr. Richard Bing Last October, Bing Director Stefan Weitz wrote about an encounter with a Dr. Richard Bing, who had contacted Mich Mathews, SVP of Marketing, ...

January 26, 2010

Bing/Microsoft Translation: Haitian Creole support Haitian Creole has just been added to the list of available translations for the Bing Translator and other Microsoft Translator powered serv ...

January 25, 2010

Windows Live Hotmail Wave 4 to get Conversation view, Flagged messages, and more! Last time we talked about Windows Live Mail to support Conversation view in Wave 4, as well as hints indicating that it will support Gmail’s ...

January 25, 2010

Haiti Earthquake Map App compares before and after We already told you that Bing maps published new imagery for Haiti after the earthquake. But what about the imagery from before? Well, they ...

January 22, 2010

Cooking with Bing Need to bake a cake? Wondering how to prepare steak? Bing now provides detailed recipe results. The results are pulled from a number of popu ...

January 21, 2010

More information about Windows Live Wave 4’s dynamic header Following on from last week’s post about Windows Live Wave 4’s new header, Picturepan2 from LiveSino.net was able to get hold of another pai ...

January 21, 2010

Windows Phone teaser for Mix10 A (very) short post on the Mix10 news blog promises not only news, but sessions for “the next generation of Windows Phone”.  Here’s the ...

January 20, 2010

Bing Search: Autosuggest improved, Privacy updates The Bing team has been working hard to improve search. One of the results is an improved autosuggest. Autosuggest helps you to find what you ...

January 20, 2010

(Zune, Pink, Danger) Phone rumors heat up: #tmdp Engadget has been following some very interesting tweets recently, most of them coming “from Danger”, a Twitter source that isn ...

January 20, 2010

New Windows Live Mail Wave 4 screenshot revealed! Information about Windows Live Mail Wave 4 keeps flowing in! Yesterday we told you about possible upcoming features in Windows Live Mail Wav ...

January 19, 2010

Bing Maps Imagery Release, January 2010 (Part 1) This month’s Bing Maps release is so big they broke it in two. The January 2010 Part 1 release is 558,000 square kilometers of imagery ...

January 19, 2010