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Interview with Phil Holden

Interview with Mike Torres

By Chris in News
February 1st, 2006 at 3:58 pm

Office Live Beta Emails Appear

office live beta logo.pngEarlier today, emails were sent to those who signed up on the Office Live Beta site:

Microsoft Office Live is just around the corner. Whether you asked to be part of our beta late last year, or just last week,
By Harrison Hoffman in News
January 31st, 2006 at 9:11 pm

Xbox 360 Dashboard Update

xbox360 logo.pngEarlier today, Microsoft pushed an update to the Xbox 360 Dashboard through its Live service. The update takes, in total, about a minute. The version number of the Dashboard has been updated to 2.0.2255.0.

 Some speculated that this update would …

By Harrison Hoffman in News
January 30th, 2006 at 11:52 pm

Interview with Phil Holden, Director of Windows Live

This is a short interview I did with Phil talking about Windows Live and where it is heading in the next year. Summary:

0.00 Introduction
0.56 Windows Live announcement and progress through 2006
2.49 Windows Live Sessions aims
4.50 Windows …

By kip in Interviews
January 30th, 2006 at 9:30 pm

Talking With Torres

I sat down with Mike Torres, Lead Program Manager for MSN Spaces to talk about the recent Spaces 10.5 release. Here's some key points in the interview:

0:00 Introduction
1:21 History of Spaces
3:15 Why the delay?
6:50 What's …

By Harrison Hoffman in Interviews
January 30th, 2006 at 5:47 am

Windows Live Messenger FAQ updated

WL Messenger Logo.gifWe posted this great FAQ that Scott Lovegrove has put together earlier, but I had to post it again. Scott has revamped the site to look like a Messenger Contact List and Conversation Window. Very cool concept and great content, …

By Harrison Hoffman in News
January 30th, 2006 at 1:19 am

Live Contact integration in existing Windows Live services

WLMessenger icon.gifA few days back I posted about Live Contacts, the new service that was released in beta form alongside Spaces 10.5. One thing I didn't mention though was its integration with existing Windows Live services.

To recap, Live Contacts allows …

By Chris in News
January 29th, 2006 at 11:44 pm

Windows Live Session summary

WLSession icon.jpgLast night saw the first Windows Live Session in the UK, hosted at MSN London. Phil Holden gave some good demos of Windows Live beta products as well as outlining the history and intentions behind them. Several MSN UK staff …

By Chris in News
January 27th, 2006 at 9:19 am

Microsoft Research and MSN launch Live Labs

WLSoon icon.gifIn a press announcement yesterday, Microsoft revealed the formation of Live Labs, a partnership between Microsoft Research and MSN "that focuses on applied research for Internet products and services at Microsoft."

What is of great interest to users and the …

By Chris in News
January 26th, 2006 at 2:38 pm

Full Auto demo is on Xbox Live Marketplace

xbox360 logo.pngThe Full Auto demo is up and ready to be played, so go grab it!


By Harrison Hoffman in News
January 26th, 2006 at 2:04 pm