The Microsoft Launcher for Android now lets you track your kids’ whereabouts

Microsoft is launching an update to its Android launcher today that gives parents the ability to track their kids’ location. This is one out of a number of parent- and kid-focused announcements

Microsoft Releases Half A Dozen MSN Apps For iOS And Android, Offering News, Sports, Weather And More

Continuing its efforts to become more of a mobile ecosystem player, Microsoft today has released a suite of MSN-branded mobile applications that run on iOS, Android and Amazon devices. The free apps,

Microsoft Brings MSN Back By Shifting Windows Phone’s Bing Apps To A New, Old Moniker

Microsoft, in an effort to bring MSN back to mainstream prominence, is shifting its Bing-labeled Windows Phone and Windows apps under that brand’s aegis. You are forgiven if you forgot that MSN is s

Mozilla Launches Custom Firefox With MSN Edition

Mozilla just launched a special customized edition of Firefox for fans of Microsoft's MSN portal. Firefox with MSN comes with MSN as the default home page and automatically opens msnNOW, the memetrack

Not So Casual: Microsoft To Revitalize MSN Games, Live Messenger And Bing Games

<img src="" class="shot2" /> <a href="">Microsoft</a> this morning <a href="http://www.prnewswi

comScore Says Bing And Yahoo Gained Market Share In May. Or Have They?

<img src="" class="shot2" /> Audience measurement firm <a href="">comScore</a> has released its May 2010 U.S. Search Dat

What's the real reason Microsoft has delayed its streaming music service?

Well, July came and went and we saw no sign of Microsoft‘s much-anticipated new streaming music service. So I did a little digging around, and over the weekend word reached me through a friend i

Ignore That Scary MSNbot, It's Just The Friendly BingBot – Unless It Attacks!

<img src="" width="215" height="186" />Microsoft has <a href="

Compete: Facebook US Traffic Nearing Google, Yahoo

<img src="" width="214" height="65" />Web analytics firm <a href="">Compete</a> has released its da

MSN Video: Why Is This Klingon Holding A Dolphin?

<img src="" width="215" height="160" /> In honor of the latest Star Trek release, MSN Video has <a href="

MSN Picks WetPaint To Add A Fresh Coat To Its Entertainment Pages

<img src="" width="160" height="200" />MSN had a bit of a problem. It had the popular entertainment area of its service,

Google Tops Website Customer Satisfaction Index

The University of Michigan’s quarterly customer satisfaction index came out today, and in the Website category Google came out on top with a score of 86 out of 100 (up 10 percent from last year)

MSN Messenger accidentally blocks YouTube links

Last Friday and Saturday, MSN Messenger users found themselves unable to send YouTube links to each other. Microsoft acknowledged and fixed the problem, pointing the finger at “a 3rd party that

Sort of CrunchDeal: T-Mobile waives activation fee, but only if you're lucky

Microsoft to close MSN DRM servers at end of August; customers have choices to make

If you’ve bought your music from MSN’s music store, you have until August 31st to enjoy it before Microsoft turns off its DRM servers. You’ll have to make sure you have license files

VTech's latest landline phone does IM

People with landline phones take notice for VTech has announced something pretty cool. Their latest cordless phone, the IS6110, does IM between phones and comes with a QWERTY keyboard. When the base u

My new MSN buddy

In part 5,000 of our ongoing investigation of all things spammy, here is my interaction with what appears to be an MSN Chat robot designed to lure drunken frat boys into a chatroom where they have to

Microsoft selling, giving away same services: Who is sucker now?

If you pay $9.95 a month for Microsoft Premium then Microsoft is royally screwing you. It seems that the service, which comes free from some ISPs, offers bunch of web-based services including “V

Microsoft to launch Microsoft Communications Server: Watch out, PBX salespeople

If you’ve ever worked in IT you’ll know there are two disparate and potentially competing technologies in the server room. First, there are all the IP servers — web, mail, porn, tera

Balmer, Microsoft Hell-Bent On Not Sucking At Ad Game

Some would argue that coming after Google’s online advertising crown might be an exercise in futility. Yet that’s what Microsoft’s gunning for, according to mild-mannered Steve Ballm
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