Apparently Microsoft has had enough. In response to all the Windows 7 build leaks that have been spreading via torrent sites like Pirate Bay and Mininova, Microsoft has announced that all builds will now be posted to a public torrent tracker for anyone who wants to download them. It’s a smart move. After all, build…continue reading.

  While at Mix09 Geoffrey Emery talked to Angus Logan and James Senior about New Improvements to Live Messenger, In the second part of the interview we dive into what is new in the live framework. Its amazing at how much stuff these guys have going on. Sometimes it makes my head spin. In this…continue reading.

Just over a year since it implemented AdSense for Video, Google announced that it will soon be stopping the said AdSense program by the end of April.  According to the Inside AdSense blog, the decision was made after a careful review of the program which they found out was not creating the impact that Google…continue reading.

As predicted, today’s Marketplace good news is that Microsoft would back down from their $99 update charge to Marketplace apps. CNET’s Tom Krazit reports that in a major reversal now all updates or version upgrades for applications that have already been submitted to the store will be accepted free of charge. This applies to minor…continue reading.

At long last, we get a glimpse of how the Windows Mobile application store will look! They were buried in a pile of new WinMo 6.5 screenshot . The opening screen of Marketplace seems to be a screen that allows you to choose among Most Popular, New apps, Categories, and so on. The OEM can…continue reading.

It seems Microsoft will work to keep Windows Mobile relevant by creating a series of partnerships around social networks. Following news of Microsoft developing a Facebook application, MySpace just announced that it will bring its Open Platform to Windows Mobile phones. The new MySpace mobile application for Windows Mobile will be built on top of…continue reading.

Twitter MentionsTwitter has made a change to the way users can track when they are mentioned by other Twitterers. The Replies page is no longer, and instead has been replaced by Mentions. To be more accurate, the Replies page has been changed into a Mentions page, though the URL remains the same. What does…continue reading.

AT&T chooses Microsoft PlayReady content access and protection technology to enable next-generation entertainment services across its mobile and in-home offerings. As part of this collaboration, Microsoft intends to add support for PlayReady into its Microsoft Mediaroom IPTV software platform, enabling access to PlayReady-based content through AT&T U-verse TV set-top boxes. “We’re committed to offering compelling…continue reading.

While at  MIX09 I got a chance to run into Angus Logan And James Senior and we got chat about what’s new in Windows Live. They have some really exciting bits that have come out regarding a brand new messenger bar site wide integration and Windows Live Messenger Web Toolkit  for even more customization all…continue reading.

In a major announcement Microsoft has just said that it will include virtual Earth in its free software/service to bizspark customers . Cost has  been a major barrier to the adoption of the new online mapping services for commercial applications . Typical subscription costs are extremely high for small business startups.This stifles innovation – especially…continue reading.