Spaces and sponsored listings update

Spaces icon.gifAfter jumping on this story yesterday, a few small updates came to light. First was the possibility of multiple partners, including Second was the removal of the Adult Content topic that allowed Spaces users to target the ads on …

By Chris in News
January 26th, 2006 at 12:54 pm

TechCrunch at SearchChamps – the non NDA version

windowslivelogo.gifMichael Arrington posts what he can from Search Champs, news about three not so new but still cool Windows Live features. Apparantly Sanaz (it's Ahari, Michael!) showed off some of the MCE Remote features in that BillG played with …

By Kip Kniskern in News
January 26th, 2006 at 8:51 am

K Spot on Spaces 10.5

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Looking for a little more info on Spaces 10.5? A good place to start is with Karen Luk , a Spaces program manager who has posted three complementary entries, one on theming and the new themes available in 10.5, one …

By Kip Kniskern in News
January 26th, 2006 at 7:45 am

MSN Spaces 10.5 Launched

Spaces icon.gifWe told you it was coming, and here it is. This evening marks the launch of MSN Spaces 10.5, the first major Spaces upgrade since its original launch in December of 2004. Here's what's new:

Live Contacts Aa great way …

By Harrison Hoffman in News
January 26th, 2006 at 3:23 am

What is Live Contacts?

WLSoon icon.gifI posted yesterday about some of the things we can expect in the next update of Spaces, one of which was Live Contacts. This new service has two aspects to it.

Firstly, it allows a user to publish different information …

By Chris in News
January 25th, 2006 at 7:35 pm

MSN Spaces to partner with ad services

Spaces icon.gifIn its imminent update, MSN Spaces is to partner with Kanoodle, in order to bring pay-per-click advertising opportunities to its users. Spaces that contain BrightAds integration can choose to display ads from a variety of areas, which notably includes Adult …

By Harrison Hoffman in News
January 25th, 2006 at 4:30 pm

Windows Live Messenger Build 369

This morning, several testers are reporting that Messenger auto-update has upgraded their version of the Messenger Beta client to build 369. Although we are unable to obtain the upgrade via this method, it appears as though the new build is …

By Chris in News
January 25th, 2006 at 12:23 pm

Windows Live Favorites due for an update, Bink says

WLFavorites posted some of the text of an email to Windows Live Favorites beta testers, setting the next update of the beta bits in the fourth week in January. WL Favorites (initially code-named Roaming Favorites), allows users to store their …

By Kip Kniskern in News
January 25th, 2006 at 8:58 am

Spaces moves towards becoming Live

Spaces icon.gifThis week MSN Spaces moves closer to the portfolio of Windows Live services with the launch of its 10.5 release. This long overdue upgrade touts many user-requested features as well as introducing several major additions, including a social networking module, …

By Chris in News
January 24th, 2006 at 8:01 pm

Office Live offers sophisticated Business Applications

office live beta logo.pngOffice Live, a three-tiered set of internet services aimed at small and very small businesses, will offer not only simple website and email services, but an impressive set of more sophisticated business applications, collaboration services, and management tools. To review …

By Kip Kniskern in News
January 23rd, 2006 at 8:54 pm