Microsoft has removed the Bing branding from its Windows Phone apps, swapping instead to an MSN approach.
Tech giants Google, MSN, Yahoo and Apple get together to support of Computer Science Education Week 2013.
Redmond will shut down the former Web TV platform that came long before Google TV, Apple TV or anything else.
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Microsoft has launched the second wave of Kinect-enabled apps for the Xbox 360, with "entertainment experiences" from the likes of Blinkbox and MSN now up and running.
Microsoft and MSN will be asking people to send in their wedding photos to make up an image of Prince William and Kate Middleton to show off the HTML5 capacity of IE9.
Steve Ballmer announced today the next generation of Windows Messenger which promises better sharing and interactivity.
ExclusiveMSN Video Player has been a big enough success through a pilot scheme to be launched as a major new product, and Microsoft is not ruling out offering the service to television manufacturers, on Xbox and through the forthcoming Windows Phone 7 Series.
The US is set to allow instant messaging, web browsing and other communications tech in Cuba, Iran and Sudan, in a move to help promote freedom of speech.