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2011-05-24 09:00:00

REDMOND, Wash., May 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Microsoft Corp. today previewed the next major release of Windows Phone, code-named "Mango," through a series of media events around the world. "Mango" will deliver more than 500 new features to push the boundaries of the smartphone experience around communications, apps and the Internet. The "Mango" release will be available for free to Windows Phone 7 customers and is scheduled to ship on new phones beginning this fall. More details on device...

2011-05-20 00:00:29

NewMSNMessenger.com launches the latest online property not affiliated with Microsoft but promoting MSN Messenger. Chat with friends, family and business partners for free. Simply download MSN Messenger, use a hotmail email address to login, add contacts and start chatting for free. MSN Messenger allows use to chat via voice, video, or text, all for free, all over the world. (PRWEB) May 18, 2011 NewMSNMessenger.com launches its new website for downloads of MSN Messenger. NewMSNMessenger.com...

2011-04-20 15:47:00

NEW YORK, April 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- TicketsNow, a Ticketmaster company and leading online resale marketplace for sports, concert, and theater tickets is pleased to announce a new ticketing relationship with FOX Sports Interactive Media. The relationship gives fans access to ticket inventory on TicketsNow.com via dedicated links throughout FOXSports.com. The agreement designates TicketsNow as the Official Ticket Provider of FOXSports.com and creates a convenient and secure...

2011-03-03 00:00:28

16 Year Veteran of Microsoft Brings a Wealth of Digital Media Expertise to Further Develop the Net Element Properties of OpenFilm.com, ARLive.com and Motorsport.com; Will Look to Expand into Other Markets Miami, FL (PRWEB) March 2, 2011 Net Element, Inc. (NETE:OTCQB), an online media and technology company currently operating several online media websites in the film, motorsport and emerging music talent markets, announced that it had appointed Richard Lappenbusch as its President and Chief...

2010-11-19 09:17:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 19, 2010 /PRNewswire/ --The International Academy of the Visual Arts recently announced the winners of the 2010 Davey Awards. Among those recognized with Silver Awards were Full Picture-created web series MSN's Mind Body Balance and MSN's The Victory Project. With over 4,000 entries from around the world, the Davey Awards honors the "Davids" of creativity, the finest small firms and companies in the world. Known for developing and executive producing hit shows including...

2010-11-16 13:52:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 16, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Delish.com, a top 10 online food destination operated jointly by Hearst Magazines Digital Media and MSN, today announced the launch of "Taste of Place," a new 48-episode original MSN Video series that will examine the connection between fresh, local ingredients and the people connected to the land and waters that produce them. "Taste of Place," which will be hosted by famed chef, Donald Link, a James Beard Foundation Best Chef award winner, will...

2010-11-15 08:00:00

REDMOND, Wash., Nov. 15, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Blurring the traditional line between "casual" and "social" gameplay, today Microsoft Corp. is introducing new ways -- and places -- to play online. The preview of an all-new MSN Games site, along with Windows Live Messenger and Bing Games, delivers a socially infused casual games experience that links to a player's Facebook and Windows Live networks and integrates across platforms, offering truly connected gameplay with status updates, game...

2010-11-10 06:00:00

LONDON, November 10, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Saxo Bank and Microsoft today launched a trading platform "MSN Trader - Powered by Saxo Bank". It offers self-directed investors intuitive equity trading in combination with functionalities that were previously available to professional investors only. This partnership is one of the most significant deals in Saxo Bank's history. Microsoft and Saxo Bank have come together in a strategic partnership to meet retail investors' demand for more...

2010-11-02 04:35:00

CAMPBELL, Calif., Nov. 2, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Move, Inc. (Nasdaq: MOVE), the leader in online real estate, today announced it has renewed its content distribution agreement with online leader MSN, thereby continuing to deliver unmatched reach and value to advertisers interested in targeting the 18.6 million(1) consumers searching the first and fifth most visited real estate websites(2) each month. Move's Chief Executive Officer, Steve Berkowitz, said, "By increasing our online presence...

2010-10-13 11:03:00

ISTANBUL, October 13, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Turkcell (NYSE:TKC, ISE: TCELL), the leading communications and technology company in Turkey, is delighted to announce that Turkcell has become the first operator in the world to integrate its location-based mobile application with Windows Live Messenger. The application is "GEZENZI", one of the world's first location-based Web 2.0 micro-blogging platforms. Microsoft released the final version of Windows Live Essentials 2011 with...


Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'