Thursday, November 13, 2008

Microsoft | Microsoft updates Windows Live to be starting point for "what's new" | Seattle Times Newspaper

It’ll be interesting to see if Google (or Yahoo!) follows Microsoft’s lead in this context

Now, a "what's new" feed on a personalized Windows Live home page (and within other Live services) will update you when someone in your self-selected network has posted a new photo, added a comment or written a blog entry on any Web service partnered with Microsoft.

From there, you can go directly to that service to fully experience, for example, viewing photos in Flickr, Yahoo's photo-sharing site.

Microsoft has signed up 50 partners, including major Web properties such as Amazon.com, Twitter and Wordpress.

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Microsoft has changed other elements of the Live suite, including expanding the free storage on its SkyDrive service to 25 gigabytes and adding a "people tagging" feature to its Live Photos service.

Microsoft | Microsoft updates Windows Live to be starting point for "what's new" | Seattle Times Newspaper

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