Live Mail to delete new @Live addresses? 27 comments

In the Hotmail and Live Mail support blog today, it was hinted that the @Live accounts created with the javascript hack posted here on LiveSide (no longer working), on the Mail Support blog itself (in a comment) and on Mess.be and elsewhere may not survive long:

Because I

By Kip Kniskern
November 15th, 2006 at 2:08 pm

Free Product Catalog Upload for adCenter Customers 1 comment

From the adCenter blog:

“We’re excited to announce a new (and free!) opportunity for adCenter customers to drive holiday sales through Live Search. We’ve partnered with our friends on the Live Product Search team to offer the first 200 adCenter customers access to this limited program to

By Nick
November 14th, 2006 at 4:12 pm

Coming up in the world of Live… 0 comments

For your calendar:

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By Chris
November 14th, 2006 at 6:19 am

Office Live Interview with Baris Cetinok 6 comments

 

 

Office Live is set to come out of beta on Wed. Nov 15, and at the same time launch into beta in four new markets, United Kingdom, France, Germany, and Japan.  The set of services, aimed at very small businesses (VSB), offers free custom domains, domain name Office …

By Kip Kniskern
November 13th, 2006 at 2:27 pm

Live.com to Support Google Universal Gadgets 4 comments

Is the Live.com team working on support for Google’s universal gadget manifest format? You can’t load a Google gadget manifest yet, but there are signs that it’s not far off. If I’m right (and I’m sensing that I am) you should be able to use any …

By Donavon
November 13th, 2006 at 1:20 pm

Live Search Marketing Kicks into Gear 3 comments

It’s no secret that Microsoft got a late jump on Google in search.  More people use Google to look for information on the internet than any other search engine.  Microsoft is  hoping to steal some of Google’s thunder by converting users over to its own Live Search.  …

By Harrison Hoffman
November 13th, 2006 at 4:01 am

Live. hole patched, according to Bink 2 comments

Bink.nu has the news that the land grab for Live addresses is apparently over for a time:

“Microsoft have patched a loophole in the Windows Live Signup program that allowed users to register any iteration of live.<countrytld>, e.g. live.co.uk, live.com etc. Now only live.nl is allowed as this

By Kip Kniskern
November 13th, 2006 at 1:17 am

Ode to Long Zheng 16 comments

A while ago, we were berated by some kid from Australia smile_tongue about our site design, and though it stung we knew it to be true.  This weekend, our resident Community Server guru Nick Brown got to work - upgrading Community Server to version 2.1 and making the site changes …

By Kip Kniskern
November 12th, 2006 at 2:41 am

Live.com Update: Perf, Gadgets Improvements 1 comment

Sanaz and the Live.com team posted last night on “a small update” to Live.com, featuring continued performance improvements (and yes it’s sooo much better than the old days).  Live.com promises even more perf improvements coming soon, according to the blog entry.  

Other improvements include new features to the …

By Kip Kniskern
November 11th, 2006 at 1:39 am

Windows Live Spaces gets evolutionary update 9 comments

Today sees a small but valuable Windows Live Spaces update that tweaks and fixes the existing version to improve both performance and usability. Key changes include:

  • Improved customisations menu, providing access to a built-in color changer (previously TweakUI powertoy), and the ability to customise the font and tagline of
By Chris
November 9th, 2006 at 11:08 am