March, 2011

IE9 Mobile shown at SxSW–if you find Joe Marini There’s a big IE9 presence at SxSW this year, where Microsoft is releasing the new web browser to the world with a Texas sized party.  We ju ...

March 14, 2011

Internet Explorer 9 set to release today Just a reminder that today is IE9 release day, set to launch with a press event and live webcast at 5:30pm PDT, or 7:30pm local Austin, Texa ...

March 14, 2011

#[email protected]*%BING: Why the Bing tweet was so bad This morning, someone from the Bing PR team, in an effort to join in the efforts to help the victims of the recent Japan earthquake and tsun ...

March 12, 2011

Bing steps in it with JapanQuake retweet campaign–updated with apology or… how not to run a Twitter campaign.  Today, about two hours ago, Bing posted a message to their Twitter account, promising a $1 dona ...

March 12, 2011

Microsoft planning new music/video services – codenamed “Ventura” We reported last month about the possible rebranding of Zune into Microsoft's existing brandings, including Windows Live. This week Mary Jo ...

March 12, 2011

Microsoft confirms Windows Phone 7 “NoDo” update delayed – coming March 21st? Microsoft's first major update for it's new mobile operating system Windows Phone 7 - the "No Donuts" update - which is supposed t ...

March 12, 2011

Searching for news on the Japan earthquake: we find Bing maps lacking Not the kind of news you want to get from Twitter last night as one last check of the news left us agasp at the magnitude and destruction of ...

March 11, 2011

Dean Hachamovitch of IE9 to join Mix keynote, is there a 4th? With the official news yesterday that IE9 will go final and be available for download on March 14th, complete with a blowout party at SxSW i ...

March 10, 2011

Bing and Google Maps AJAX performance compared Last November, Bing Maps rolled out their version 7.0 of the Bing Maps AJAX control, which meant that users could view enhanced Bing Maps wi ...

March 9, 2011

Office Web Apps completes worldwide rollout 18 new countries in South America are now able to access Office Web Apps, completing the worldwide rollout of the online versions of popular ...

March 9, 2011

More user created Windows Phone ads (with puppies!) Last week we showed you a user created Windows Phone ad from digital artist Brandon Foy featuring a fast paced montage of Windows Phone good ...

March 9, 2011

Windows Phone marketplace updates There is some news regarding Windows Phone Marketplace. Windows Phone Marketplace currently offers more than 9,000 quality apps and games an ...

March 9, 2011

Katy Perry Revenge 2 by Bing! Remember that Katy Perry iPhone app sponsored by Bing? Yes, that’s the one, Katy Perry Revenge! If you liked that one, and can’t get enough ...

March 9, 2011

Windows Live Messenger Facebook app continues to grow-Newsgrange.com When we last talked about FarmVille, we were a little late with our reporting (only *ahem* a year late), but these numbers, we assure you, a ...

March 8, 2011

IE9 final release due next week, will you use it? All indications are that Microsoft is set to release a final version of IE9 on March 14, complete with a “Beauty of the Web” party at SxSW.  ...

March 8, 2011

Bing teams with Angry Birds Bing is teaming with Rovio, the folks behind Angry Birds, to put a new twist on the birds vs. pigs saga. You can watch as the pigs scheme cr ...

March 8, 2011

Microsoft Nokia: 5 year deal, royalties, billion dollar payments, not signed yet-Businessweek Businessweek is reporting today a few more details on the as-yet-to-be-signed agreement between Nokia and Microsoft in a switch from Nokia’s ...

March 7, 2011

Guy (with ax to grind?) disses Bing / Kayak deal We’re sure that Jay Bhatti is probably a very nice guy.  Maybe he doesn’t have much to do after Spock.com was sold, or maybe he misses ...

March 7, 2011

Bing dropping Beta tags? LiveSide users, coming from all around the world, are quick to point out to us their pain when Microsoft and especially Bing features are re ...

March 6, 2011

Bing HTML5 preview to coincide with IE9 launch? Back in September 2010, Microsoft revealed to the world the first beta of Internet Explorer 9, and along with it they demoed a version of Bi ...

March 6, 2011