January, 2012

Bing out of beta in Germany, but what about those numbers? Finally, after two years as a beta product, Bing has officially launched in Germany, according to a press release ( Bing German to English t ...

January 31, 2012

Microsoft to replace Hotmail ads–with Deals In a post today on Marketing Land, Greg Sterling is reporting that Microsoft is replacing conventional display ads in Hotmail with ads for D ...

January 31, 2012

Microsoft updates Bing Get Me There app Today Microsoft is announcing that it has updated its Bing Get Me There app for Windows Phone for use within London. The app now pulls in tr ...

January 31, 2012

Office 15 Technical Preview announced In a blog post today, Microsoft Corporate VP PJ Hough announced the beginning of a Technical Preview program for Office 15, with what he cal ...

January 30, 2012

Windows Phone “Tango” will support 120 languages, C++ development support coming soon According to WPSauce (via WMPU), Microsoft revealed some interesting information during a Windows Phone developers camp in India today. Acco ...

January 28, 2012

Leveraging the power of Microsoft… for Pizza! We received a tip yesterday about a very fun website, Centives.net,  run by a group of economics students at Lehigh University, who blo ...

January 27, 2012

Switching to Hotmail: what’s stopping you? Today we reported on an effort by our pals over at Hotmail to make a little hay on some of Google’s recent negative publicity, by posting 3 ...

January 26, 2012

A shot across the bow? Microsoft’s “3 easy steps” to switch from Gmail to Hotmail This week, Google made it even more apparent that it’s either get on the Google+ bandwagon or get out of the way, announcing new privacy pol ...

January 26, 2012

Xbox rumors everywhere Seems like just about everyone (except Microsoft) is talking about some aspect of a new Xbox or Xbox experience lately, from Microsoft Point ...

January 26, 2012

Microsoft releases another iOS app, MSN UK for iPad Microsoft has today announced the release a new app for Apple’s iOS platform; MSN UK for iPad. The app is divided into the categories found ...

January 24, 2012

A Calendar update for LiveSide (thanks to MSDN) just in time for a big year of Microsoft news Back in 2009, the Hotmail guys published a blog post detailing how to get an embedded calendar for your website using Windows Live (now Hotm ...

January 22, 2012

Bing Maps to carry the Nokia brand Pocket-lint, “the largest independent gadget news and reviews site in the UK”, scored an interview at CES with Nokia CEO Stephen Elop, who r ...

January 19, 2012

Whoa, that’s a superstar team at IEB (Xbox), what the heck are they building? Mary Jo Foley broke the news today that Microsoft legend Dave Cutler is no longer working on Azure, but has moved over to IEB (Interactive E ...

January 18, 2012

Microsoft UK holding “IE6 Migration Roadshow” for IT Pros Microsoft UK has been sending out invitations to IT Pros across the country to encourage and educate IT Pros about moving off IE6. This camp ...

January 18, 2012

Jerry Yang resigns from Yahoo!–will we learn the fate of Microsoft’s Bing-Yahoo! alliance soon? In a press release today, Yahoo! announced the resignation from the Board of Directors and “all other positions with the company”, effective ...

January 17, 2012

Can college students learn to collaborate using SkyDrive? Early last November, Mike Torres and Omar Shahine, in a post on designing cloud storage services (read: SkyDrive), posted some telling stati ...

January 17, 2012

An Xbox for the rest of us? A number of rumors have surfaced over the past few months about a next generation Xbox, and about Microsoft’s push into the living room usin ...

January 16, 2012

Skype coming soon to Windows Phone (or is it?) – updated In another bit of what Microsoft calls “momentum”, and we think of as “non-news”, a flurry of posts reported yesterday that according to a v ...

January 15, 2012

Can a Google+ backlash help Bing? There’s been a bit of a tempest in a teapot brewing this week as Google introduced what it’s calling “Search Plus Your World”.  The feature, ...

January 13, 2012

Microsoft and LG agree on a patent deal for Android and Chrome OS Microsoft has announced that today they have signed a patent agreement with LG that that covers “LG’s tablets, mobile phones and other consu ...

January 12, 2012