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2009-03-04 08:00:00

Two of the portal's most popular games are now available on social networking sites. REDMOND, Wash., March 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Microsoft Corp.'s MSN Games, one of the leading online casual games portals, today announced the launch of two game applications on social networking sites Facebook and MySpace. MSN Games delivered classic puzzle game "Hexic" to both communities for the first time along with "Chess," a fresh take on another classic. Both games were developed by Microsoft's...

2009-02-25 09:00:00

MUNICH, Germany, February 25 /PRNewswire/ -- In addition to WebTV, the successful Media Framework offers a number of new features - at the same time, the "high professional" Enterprise framework has turned up in high volume portals. After over 20,000 portals installed world-wide, this now means: "Lights off, lean back and enjoy!" WebTV is only one of numerous enhancements that the software company AUVICA in Munich provides with its successful media portal solution osTube 2.5....

2009-02-16 08:00:00

BARCELONA, Spain, Feb. 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Today at Mobile World Congress 2009, Microsoft Corp. and America Movil, the leading provider of wireless services in Latin America, announced that America Movil will adopt and deploy a comprehensive suite of Windows Live mobile services to its 172 million customers. Windows Live has a strong customer base in Latin America with millions of customers using the services on their PC, including the leading instant messaging and e-mail...

2009-02-16 08:00:00

BARCELONA, Spain, Feb. 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Today at Mobile World Congress 2009, Orascom Telecom Holding S.A.E. and Microsoft Corp. announced a new alliance enabling them to distribute Windows Live Hotmail and Windows Live Messenger on mobile phones in Orascom Telecom's key markets. The services will be introduced to customers in a phased rollout through Orascom's affiliate partners. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20000822/MSFTLOGO) "With Orascom, we will be...

2009-02-16 08:00:00

BARCELONA, Spain, Feb. 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Microsoft Corp. and Personal S.A., a leading mobile operator in Argentina and Paraguay, announced the recent launch of SIMessenger to Personal's customer base of 14.5 million people. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20000822/MSFTLOGO) SIMessenger provides innovative and easy-to-use access to the Windows Live Messenger service for mobile phones, allowing Personal's customers to receive and send instant messages, add...

2009-02-16 08:00:00

BARCELONA, Spain, Feb. 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Microsoft Corp. and Gemalto today announced they are collaborating to offer Windows Live Messenger services to the mass market of mobile subscribers through a new Windows Live Messenger client application that comes pre-installed on phone Subscriber Identity Module (SIM) cards. The Gemalto application, named SIMessenger, is the world's first Microsoft-certified instant messaging SIM client solution. (Logo:...

2009-02-16 08:00:00

BARCELONA, Spain, Feb. 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Extending the strategic alliance that was first announced last year, Telefonica and Microsoft Corp. today announced that the companies are deploying a range of Windows Live for Mobile client application services that offer an enhanced experience for their mutual customers on their mobile devices. Telefonica, one of the leading mobile operators in Latin America with more than 100 million customers in Latin America, will enable its...

2009-02-12 08:00:00

REDMOND, Wash., Feb. 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Microsoft Corp. today announced several universities and institutions of higher learning have recently signed on to Microsoft Live@edu, signifying continued worldwide growth of this service. With enhanced collaboration and communications features, Live@edu is a no-charge suite that enhances student productivity in both the classroom and their personal lives. In addition, Microsoft announced that Microsoft Exchange Labs, which currently...

2009-02-11 13:00:00

NEW YORK, Feb. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- "Live from the Artists Den," an innovative new music series featuring extraordinary artists performing in extraordinary settings, airing nationwide on public television beginning February 2009 (check local listings at theartistsden.com), will begin airing on MSN Music during the first run of the episodes. An online home within MSN Music, artistsden.msn.com will provide visitors with behind-the-scenes footage, interview clips, concert photography,...

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2009-02-06 13:10:55

Thursday, Microsoft opened their latest website known as Wonderwall, an online entertainment and celebrity news site. Wonderwall is a joint effort between MSN and BermanBraun, a media company based in Santa Monica, California. "Wonderwall offers people an engaging and visually dynamic perspective on the day's hottest pop culture stories, personalities and trends," MSN and BermanBraun said in a statement. The main feature to the Web site is a wall of pictures of celebrities with links to...


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  • The ragged surface of a lava-flow.
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