October, 2007

image SearchEngineWatch is reporting today that Office Live is to get a SEM offering to the services in its Office Live Small Business market. So what is SEM? It’s Search Engine Marketing and basically it means getting your website higher up …

We haven’t talked much about the changes coming to Live Search Maps, for a couple of reasons.  The first and foremost, of course, is that its not live yet, and it’s kind of hard to talk about the changes without …

HVLogo Some changes to https://health.live.com caught our eye last night, and today Microsoft announces HealthVault.  The new set of services, which you can access from health.live.com, provides a secure place to search, and also to collect and store health information …

While posting on the new Health vertical for Live Search, I wasn’t able to show how to get to these answers from just the main Live Search page, and that’s because the Instant Answers functionality is just now starting …

POP3, a protocol for getting email from a server to a client, has been around a long time, but it hasn’t been generally available for Hotmail users. With the advent of so many different devices (think iPhone), however, a POP3 …

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Office Live Workspaces, announced on Monday and set to go into beta in December, will provide workspace manipulation and storage from within Office products (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and integration with Outlook), and a web browser interface with a viewer for …

Today I saw a somewhat interestingly timed post about MSN’s profitiability, or lack of. The analysis is based on the Online Services Business (OSB), which is split out as one of the reportable segments in Microsoft’s annual and quarterly company …

jellyfish The Live Search team posted today to welcome in their new colleagues from Madison, Wisconsin, Jellyfish.com.  According to the Jellyfish website, Jellyfish is a “new kind of search engine” (aren’t they all?):

What is Jellyfish.com?

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Some big news just dropped in my inbox, as Office Live has been renamed, to Office Live Small Business, and a new offering, Office Live Workspaces has just been announced.

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First of all, nothing about what was up until now …

One of the four “verticals” of the new Live Search 2.0 is Health,  available at https://health.live.com.  Actually the first of the new features of the service is just that, an encrypted entry into search about health information, using the …