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Microsoft's OneNote Mobile takes up roost in the Android Market

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Hot of the heels of its OneNote app for the iPhone, Microsoft has gone ahead and given the Android Market a similar nod of acceptance with the release of OneNote Mobile. Like the iOS version, the app is free to try -- which allows tire kickers to create up...
Microsoft's OneNote Mobile takes up roost in the Android Market

Windows 8 to integrate cloud services, ditch Windows Live branding

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The Windows Live branding that Microsoft has used since 2005 for its range of consumer-oriented cloud services will fade away over the next few months, as the company positions the online services as an integral, integrated part of the Windows experience. This integration includes the ability to log on...
Windows 8 to integrate cloud services, ditch Windows Live branding

Look out, kids: Windows 8 comes with a report card

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Here’s a Windows 8 feature that’s sure to spark lots of conversations around the dinner table. Gearing up for the “Release Preview” of the new operating system next month, Microsoft this week detailed its plans for Windows 8′s family safety settings. One of the features lets parents receive a weekly...
Look out, kids: Windows 8 comes with a report card

Windows 'Live' Is Dead (MSFT)

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Microsoft is killing the Windows Live brand it introduced six years ago. In a new post on the Building Windows 8 blog, Microsoft reveals that all its online services will simply have their own names: instead of Windows Live Messenger, it'll just be Messenger. Windows Live ID, the log-on service,...
Windows 'Live' Is Dead (MSFT)

Next Microsoft Office Will Let You 'Broadcast' Documents Over The Web

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The next version of Microsoft Office will have a free service that lets present documents over the Web to anybody with a browser. That's according to Tom Warren, who saw a leaked version of Office 15 (a codename), which is in private beta. Office 2010, the current version, already...
Next Microsoft Office Will Let You 'Broadcast' Documents Over The Web
Microsoft silently launches So.cl, its attempt at a social networking site
How Microsoft is killing off the Zune and Windows Live brands in Windows 8

With Windows 8, Microsoft tacks towards simplicity

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Remember when Microsoft’s new mobile platform was called ‘Windows Phone 7 Series,’ and we all laughed at it? Then it became Windows Phone 7, but once Mango came out, it’s become known simply as ‘Windows Phone.’ It took too long, but Microsoft did eventually pare the name down to something...
With Windows 8, Microsoft tacks towards simplicity
Microsoft to dump Zune and Windows Live brands in Windows 8
Microsoft launches 'Your Account' consolidated billing portal

An In-Depth Look at Microsoft's Spy Guide

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We recently reported that a watchdog site, Cryptome, was removed from the Web for refusing to take down a copy of a Microsoft document. This document, called the Microsoft Online Services Global Criminal Compliance Handbook, or "spy guide," gives details on how law enforcement can grab user data from a...
An In-Depth Look at Microsoft's Spy Guide

Windows Messenger Connect Revealed: Secure, Private Social Graphs & More

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At the Next Web Conference in Amsterdam, the Windows Live Messenger team announced “Messenger Connect,” a brand-new collection of APIs for Windows Live Messenger. The Messenger Connect API actually ties together APIs that have been around for awhile, including the Windows Live ID, Contacts API, Messenger Web Toolkit, and more)...
Windows Messenger Connect Revealed: Secure, Private Social Graphs & More

Exclusive: Metro-style Hotmail UI revealed via new Microsoft account login screen

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So we’ve shown you exclusive screenshots of the new Microsoft account website, as well as the new Profile page, both in their Metro-style glory. This time we were able to discover a new Microsoft account login screen, which clearly shows the rebranding of “Windows Live ID” to “Microsoft account”, and...
Exclusive: Metro-style Hotmail UI revealed via new Microsoft account login screen

Put Your Documents on the Web with Docs.com

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If you want to share an Office document on the web, you will either upload it to a document sharing website (like SlideShare, Scribd or even Google Docs) or, if the content is private, you’ll probably send a copy of the document as an email attachment. Now there’s another neat...
Put Your Documents on the Web with Docs.com

Windows Phone Switchers Tell All: Giving Up iOS, Android and BlackBerry

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Microsoft made significant progress with its recent Windows Phone 7.5 software update,  and a lot of people who try the OS seem to like it. The toughest part is getting people to try it in the first place, especially those who are wedded to iOS or Android. To give...
Windows Phone Switchers Tell All: Giving Up iOS, Android and BlackBerry

Is Microsoft getting its Social Media act together?

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Okay, I’ll wait until you all stop laughing. Finished yet? Good. Now that you have picked yourself up off the floor let’s take a look at some stuff that’e been announced in the last little while that could prove that Microsoft may finally be coming to the Social Media...
Is Microsoft getting its Social Media act together?

Microsoft demos Messenger Connect, a social API to challenge Facebook

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Yesterday in Brazil Steve Ballmer announced the next generation of Windows Live Messenger. Today at The Next Web Conference Microsoft announced an API to accompany it – Messenger Connect.The standards-based social API looks like a challenge to Facebook’s recently announced Open Graph. Messenger Connect will pull together all of a...
Microsoft demos Messenger Connect, a social API to challenge Facebook

Microsoft To Upgrade Office Live Workspace Accounts To SkyDrive

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Microsoft will soon be upgrading Office Live Workspace accounts to Windows Live SkyDrive accounts, the company has announced in a blog post and an email (screenshot below). Office Live Workspace users will get many of the same capabilities they’re used to, plus a number of new features (e.g. the Office...
Microsoft To Upgrade Office Live Workspace Accounts To SkyDrive

28 APIs Used in 7 Days: Bing, eBay, Facebook, Fedex, Google, Salesforce, Yahoo and YouTube

blog.programmableweb.com
This past week’s new mashups in our mashup directory combined 28 different APIs. Some of the newer or less frequently seen APIs include Google OpenID, Heyzap, Menu Mania, Microsoft adCenter, RescueTime, RPX, Windows Live ID Web Authentication and Yahoo Search Marketing. The most often used APIs this week are...
28 APIs Used in 7 Days: Bing, eBay, Facebook, Fedex, Google, Salesforce, Yahoo and YouTube

Windows Media Player 12 Streams Your Media Library over the Internet [Streaming Media]

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Here's a new one to us: Linking your Windows Live ID to Windows Media Player 12 in Windows 7 allows you to stream your entire music library to any computer. Even better: no need to install third-party software with this method. More »...
Windows Media Player 12 Streams Your Media Library over the Internet [Streaming Media]
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