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Weekend Reading: May 3rd Edition–Outlook.com hits 400M active accounts, adds new features
In this edition of Weekend Reading, we’ve got stories on new features in Outlook.com, the release of the “Star Trek Into Darkness” app for Windows Phone (among a bevy of new apps made available this week), Bing Rewards expanding to MSN and a hilarious new Windows Phone ad. Check ‘em...
3 May 2013
msnNOW Comes to Firefox
We’ve got great news for Firefox users today. msnNOW for Firefox is now available, allowing you to see what’s trending across the Web on msnNOW in a convenient sidebar view while you browse the Internet. msnNOW makes it easy to stay up to date on the things people are talking about...
10 Apr 2013
Weekend Reading: Feb. 1st Edition – Get Ready for the Big Game with Five Cool Sports Apps
In this edition of Weekend Reading, we’ve got stories on sports apps for the big game on Windows 8, Windows Phone and Xbox, the release of Office 365 Home Premium and more. Game on: Five winning sports apps. Sunday’s football championship game is the first big adrenaline-rush sporting...
1 Feb 2013
Weekend Reading: Jan. 4th Edition – MSN’s Top Stories of 2012 & the Windy City Adopts Office 365
In this edition of Weekend Reading, we’ve got stories on MSN’s top news stories of 2012, the City of Chicago adopting Office 365 for 30,000 employees, great Windows Phone apps for the new year and more. MSN’s top news stories of 2012. What would happen if Honey Boo-Boo entered a...
4 Jan 2013
Weekend Reading: Dec. 21st Edition – Bing Puts the Spotlight on Images, Xbox Windows Phone Favorites on Sale and the Year in Review on MSN
In this edition of Weekend Reading, we’ve got stories on the new Image Search design in Bing, Windows Phone game deals, and some cool things Microsoft is doing to support global language and help preserve disappearing languages. Modern image search arrives on Bing. A few months ago, we launched...
21 Dec 2012
Daily Update, Dec. 3rd – Check Out moneyNOW & Take the Holiday-themed Bing it On Challenge
Back in February, we launched msnNOW, the first site of its kind to surface the latest buzz from social networks all in one place. Today, the first MSN channel is launching NOW content, moneyNOW . moneyNOW is MSN Money’s new destination for smart, original and entertaining takes on the latest business...
3 Dec 2012
Weekend Reading: Oct. 26th Edition – Windows 8 and Microsoft Surface Launch, Windows Phone 8 Press Event is Set for Monday
In this edition of Weekend Reading, we’ve got the launch of Windows 8 and Microsoft Surface, gearing up for Monday’s big Windows Phone 8 event, plus Forza Horizon arrives and Halo 4 sweetens the pot. Windows 8 arrives. Microsoft yesterday announced the global availability of its popular...
26 Oct 2012
Weekend Reading: Oct. 5th Edition – Halo 4 Soundtrack Remix Contest & Microsoft’s Innovative Schools Program
In this edition of Weekend Reading, we’ve got stories on schools that are transforming education, more Halo 4, and, in case you missed it, the unveiling of MSN for Windows 8 and news that the Nokia Lumia 920 and 820 are headed to AT&T. Halo 4 soundtrack remix contest . Halo 4 is just around...
5 Oct 2012
Daily Update, Oct. 1st – Introducing MSN for Windows 8
It’s the start of a new month today, so what better way to mark the occasion than t o lift the veil on a new look for one of the best known destinations on the Web? The launch of Windows 8 and Internet Explorer 10 will change the way we use devices and the internet. It opens up a new class...
1 Oct 2012
Weekend Reading: June 29th Edition–Office 365 Celebrates its First Birthday & a Sneak Peek at the Windows Phone 7.8 Start Screen
In this edition of Weekend Reading, we’ve got stories on the one-year anniversary of the launch of Office 365, a sneak peek at the Windows Phone 7.8 Start Screen and details on Xbox 360’s presence at the 42nd annual Comic-Con in San Diego. Microsoft Office 365: A big year in review. One...
29 Jun 2012
Weekend Reading: April 20th Edition–Master Chief Returns in “Halo 4”, the Latest on Windows 8 & Don’t Miss “The Random Adventures of Brandon Generator”
We’ve got an action-packed edition of Weekend Reading for you today, with stories on the return of Master Chief in “Halo 4”, the latest word on Windows 8, a few tips to help you get the most out of your Nokia Lumia 900 and a wicked cool interactive comic book collaboration called "The...
20 Apr 2012
Weekend Reading: April 13th Edition–Behind the Scenes of the Halo 4 Soundtrack, Microsoft Announces the Biggest Cloud Customer Ever, plus MSN, Spotify & Skype Hits 40M Users
It’s that time again – time for a little Weekend Reading. You know what to do… Get a behind-the-scenes look at the Halo 4 soundtrack. Are you salivating over the prospect for any shred of information, no matter how minute, about Halo 4? Then check out this Thursday post on Next...
13 Apr 2012
Weekend Reading: April 6th Edition – The Reviews are in on the Nokia Lumia 900, Behind the Scenes of Kinect Star Wars, plus Bing, MSN & Skype
In this edition of Weekend Reading, we’ve got stories on the latest reviews for the Nokia Lumia 900, the out-of-this-world release of Kinect Star Wars, plus Bing, MSN, Skype and more. Check ‘em out! The reviews are in on the Nokia Lumia 900. The highly anticipated Nokia Lumia 900 becomes...
6 Apr 2012
Introducing the 2012 Global Microsoft Next Winners
Innovation runs through everything we do at Microsoft. That’s why I’m delighted to announce the 2012 winners of Microsoft Next. When I launched this global competition last year, I wanted it to demonstrate the impact that innovative people throughout the company are having on our customers...
2 Apr 2012
Weekend Reading: March 30th Edition–The Nokia Lumia 900 is Coming April 8, Three Major Entertainment Apps are Live on Xbox LIVE, plus Bing, Skype and Another Botnet Disrupted
In this edition of Weekend Reading, we’ve got stories on the highly anticipated Nokia Lumia 900, three major entertainment apps coming to Xbox LIVE and Bing and Skype working better together. AT&T to sell Nokia Lumia 900 for under $100. We’ve got lots of great Windows Phone news for...
30 Mar 2012
Weekend Reading: March 9th Edition–Demos Galore from TechFest 2012, More on the Windows 8 Consumer Preview, plus Wordament, Windows Phone and Upcoming Xbox 360 Games
In this edition of Weekend Reading, we’ve got stories on TechFest 2012, the Windows 8 consumer preview, upcoming Xbox 360 games, the hit Windows Phone game Wordament and more. TechFest 2012. TechFest , the annual Microsoft Research wow-fest at the Microsoft Conference Center, began earlier this...
9 Mar 2012
Weekend Reading: March 2nd Edition–The Windows 8 Consumer Preview is Here, Windows Phone and Skype News from Mobile World Congress, plus MSN Editions & Xbox 360
It’s been a big week for Microsoft on numerous fronts. In this edition of Weekend Reading, we’ve got stories about the Windows 8 consumer preview, Windows Phone and Skype news from Mobile World Congress, plus Bing, MSN and a new Xbox 360 bundle. Check ‘em out! Microsoft announces...
2 Mar 2012
Poll: What is the Coolest Feature on msnNOW?
Last week, Microsoft launched msnNOW , a new service from MSN at now.msn.com , created to help you stay in the know. msnNOW is the first service to surface the latest buzz from Facebook, Twitter, Bing and BreakingNews.com, all in one place. Obviously, we here at Microsoft think it’s pretty cool...
20 Feb 2012
Weekend Reading: Feb. 17th Edition–Find Out What’s Trending on msnNOW, See the New Facebook and Carbon Social Apps for Windows Phone, plus Hotmail, Microsoft Research & Xbox 360
In this edition of Weekend Reading, we’ve got the scoop on the launch of msnNOW, a new and improved Facebook app for Windows Phone and a new Microsoft Research project called Layerscape. MSN launches msnNOW to keep you in the know. Ever feel like you have to jump from site to site in order to...
17 Feb 2012
Weekend Reading: Feb. 3rd Edition–Don’t Miss the Kinect Super Sunday Challenge, the New Version of Skype for Windows, plus Windows Phone, Bing & MSN
In this edition of Weekend Reading, we’ve got stories on the Kinect Super Sunday Challenge, a new version of Skype for Windows, a collection of Windows Phone news bits and some alternative products for those concerned with some of the changes Google has made to its privacy policies. Check out...
3 Feb 2012
Weekend Reading: Jan. 20th Edition–Microsoft Reports Record Second-Quarter Revenue, MSN Debuts a New Mobile Experience, plus Windows Phone, Xbox LIVE & SkyDrive
In this edition of Weekend Reading, we’ve got stories on Microsoft’s second-quarter financial report, a new mobile experience on MSN and a host of others. Don’t miss ‘em! Microsoft reports record revenue of $20.9 billion in second quarter. On Thursday, Microsoft announced quarterly...
20 Jan 2012
Weekend Reading: Dec. 23rd Edition–Top Microsoft Newsmakers of 2011, More on the Kinect Effect, plus Bing, MSN, Office and a Great Last-Minute Holiday Shopping Guide
In this, the final 2011 edition of Weekend Reading, we’ve got stories on top Microsoft newsmakers, Bing, Kinect, MSN, Office and a great holiday shopping guide for those of you who really, really put off your shopping until the last minute! Microsoft people: Some of the coolest newsmakers we...
23 Dec 2011
Weekend Reading: Dec. 16th Edition–Nokia’s First Windows Phone Set to Hit the U.S. in January, plus Skype, 11 Microsoft Milestones in 2011, Hotmail & MSN
In this edition of Weekend Reading, we’ve got stories about the first Windows Phone from Nokia coming to the U.S., Skype, 10 new reasons to love Hotmail and MSN. Nokia Lumia 710 coming to T-Mobile in January. Nokia’s first U.S. Windows Phone—the Lumia 710—lands at T-Mobile...
16 Dec 2011
Weekend Reading: Dec. 9th Edition–Xbox LIVE Gets a New Look, Microsoft and GE Team Up on Healthcare, plus “Ellen”, Windows Phone, Hotmail and MSN
This edition of Weekend Reading has stories on Xbox 360, Microsoft’s new joint venture with GE, Windows Phone and several products recently featured on “Ellen”. Remember, only 15 shopping days left till Christmas, folks! A big week for Xbox 360. Earlier this week, Microsoft unveiled...
9 Dec 2011
Weekend Reading: Dec. 2nd Edition–MSR Helps Tackle HIV, a Historic Week for Xbox plus Bing’s Top 2011 Searches, MSN, Windows Phone & More
With Thanksgiving and Black Friday over, the holiday season is now in full swing. Here’s a little Weekend Reading for you in between trips to the mall – or your favorite online stores. Microsoft Research: How fighting e-mail spam helps the search for an HIV vaccine. Helping tackle some...
2 Dec 2011
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