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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...

2009-01-07 20:30:00

LAS VEGAS, Jan. 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- In a keynote address at the 2009 International Consumer Electronics Show (CES), Microsoft Corp. Chief Executive Officer Steve Ballmer announced the beta availability of the Windows 7 operating system as well as the availability of the latest version of the Windows Live, a suite of personal communications services and applications. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20000822/MSFTLOGO) "I'm thrilled to announce the availability...

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2008-11-13 15:09:04

Microsoft's next release of Windows Live online services will integrate e-mail, instant messaging, photos and Web applications from other companies into a single platform, the company announced on Wednesday. With its widely used e-mail and messaging services, Microsoft aims to position Windows Live as the hub for a growing number of Internet applications and incorporate new features similar to those found on popular social networks. With the move, Microsoft will begin competing with social...

2008-11-13 00:00:06

REDMOND, Wash., Nov. 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Microsoft Corp. today announced the next generation of Windows Live, an integrated set of online services that make it easier and more fun for consumers to communicate and share with the people they care about most. The new generation of Windows Live includes updated experiences for photo sharing, e-mail, instant messaging, as well as integration with multiple third-party sites. The release also includes Windows Live Essentials, free...

2008-11-12 06:00:06

Microsoft has secured a search distribution deal with Sun Microsystems whereby Sun will distribute Microsoft's MSN Toolbar powered by Microsoft Live Search as part of its Java Runtime Environment. This will enable Internet Explorer users downloading Sun's JRE to download the MSN Toolbar and have access to Live Search features, Windows Live Hotmail, and Windows Live Messenger. Sun has similar deals with Google and Yahoo. Yusuf Mehdi, senior vice president of Microsoft's online audience...

2008-11-03 09:00:16

INDIANAPOLIS, Nov. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Inkubook (http://www.inkubook.com/) -- the fun, collaborative website where users of all abilities can turn digital photos and ideas into a professionally printed photo book (http://inkubook.com/getaddresses) -- has launched its new "address scraper" to make it even easier to invite your friends to help make a free photo book. "Nobody has memorized all of their friends' e-mail addresses -- you've stored them in your online address book," said Dave...

2008-10-29 09:00:16

Editors note: A photo and a video are included with this press release. Away from home and looking for a way to stay in touch with kids, elderly parents, and pets? Traveling for business and want to participate in several meetings at the office? WowWee, an Optimal Group company (NASDAQ:OPMR), has announced the launch of the Rovio(TM) mobile webcam, a revolution in home exploration and telepresence. The Rovio mobile webcam is a Wi-Fi enabled home and office explorer that can be controlled...

2008-10-27 09:00:20

WeeWorld, the most popular interactive avatar community and home of the WeeMee, announced today that it has been selected as a Gold Winner in the social networking category for the W3 Awards announced by the International Academy of Visual Arts (IAVA). Receiving over 3,000 entries, The W3 Awards honors outstanding Websites, Web Marketing and Web Video created by some of the best interactive agencies, designers and creators worldwide. "As WeeWorld continues its evolution, it is an honor to be...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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