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  • Coming Soon To A Windows Live Profile Near You: Facebook Updates

    Coming Soon To A Windows Live Profile Near You: Facebook Updates

    Windows Live Profile, the service that essentially turns Windows Live into a non-isolated social network centered around your Windows Live ID, currently pulls in a good deal of updates from third-party services Flickr, Pandora, Twitter, Yelp, and a couple more. You can also insert any RSS feed into the streams, for instance the one for your own blog, and add it to the mix. In case you don't… Read More

  • Windows Live Rolls Out Its New Social Network Hub, Boosts SkyDrive/Photo Storage to 25 GB

    Windows Live Rolls Out Its New Social Network Hub, Boosts SkyDrive/Photo Storage to 25 GB

    Today, Microsoft is rolling out some of the sweeping changes to Windows Live it announced two weeks ago. Windows Live seems to be gradually replacing MSN as Microsoft's central hub for everything you do on the Web. The new home page shows both your email and an activity stream of what your contacts are doing across the Web. It's more FriendFeed than Facebook, with a little MyYahoo thrown in. … Read More

  • Windows Live Adds Support For OpenID, Calls It De Facto Login Standard

    Windows Live Adds Support For OpenID, Calls It De Facto Login Standard

    Login standard OpenID has gotten a huge boost today from Microsoft, as the company has announced that users will soon be able to login to any OpenID site using their Windows Live IDs. With over 400 million Windows Live accounts (many of which see frequent use on the Live's Mail and Messenger services), the announcement is a massive win for OpenID. And Microsoft isn't just supporting OpenID - the… Read More

  • BlackBerry inks deal with MS for Windows Live stuff

    BlackBerry inks deal with MS for Windows Live stuff

    I’m not sure how many BlackBerry users also use Hotmail, but the three or four of them will be happy to know that BlackBerry devices will soon support push Hotmail. Oh, and Windows Live Messenger, too. Read More

  • Windows Live down?

    Windows Live down?

    We’re getting messages from users of Windows Live that the service has been down for about 11 hours — an eternity in Internet time. It appears that Windows Live is down. Been unable to log into email, windows live messenger or any other windows live service since about 8am GMT. Their service status says that “All systems go. There are no issues at this time”. However a… Read More

  • 2007 In Numbers: More People Using Yahoo Mail This Christmas Than Gmail

    2007 In Numbers: More People Using Yahoo Mail This Christmas Than Gmail

    Email remains one of the most popular of online services. Companies such as Yahoo, AOL and Microsoft have offered free online email since the earliest days of the internet. Google was late the party, launching Gmail in April 2004. Where as Google has come to dominate many of the verticals it enters, email hasn’t been one of them. This Christmas many more people will be using Yahoo! Mail to… Read More

  • Nimbuzz Takes VoiP, IM Voice to Mobiles

    I know someone who’s running a flavor of Skype on his Treo, talking to friends and family without using minutes that eat away at his plan. It’s a great idea, if your phone supports it. For the rest of you, have a look at Nimbuzz. Nimbuzz is a Java-based program you load to your handset that allows you to initiate instant message conversations with others via Windows Live, bypassing… Read More

  • Windows Live Search for Mobile Beta

    Mobility Today has a video demoing the beta functions of Windows Live Search for Mobile. The video showcases many of the cool features the service will offer. Features like directions and traffic information. It’s still in beta, of course, but it looks promising. Be sure to head over to Mobility Today to read the rest of their comments on it. Read More

  • The Real Office Live: Zoho Bridges Online And Offline Office Apps

    The Real Office Live: Zoho Bridges Online And Offline Office Apps

    Zoho, the online Office suite company, will launch a Microsoft Office plugin today that will allow users to save documents directly to their Zoho account from Microsoft Office and Excel. The company is also announcing open APIs and a partnership with Desktopize to create virtual folders that allow users to save files to their Zoho account directly from their desktop. Raju Vegesna, who calls… Read More

  • Windows Live Mobile for Windows Mobile Devices Launched

    Microsoft’s just launched their mobile version of their Live site, allowing Pocket PC and WM5 users to access Mail, Spaces, Local, Live beta, MSN beta, and Weather directly from their pocketIE or Opera Mobile browsers. The site has been redesigned for mobile devices – slimmed down the width and reduced the amount of images – so it’s easier to use. This Microsoft Live… Read More