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By - Darren Straight

The All-New www.backofmyhand.com

Introducing an exciting new site called enabling you to become a local … anywhere. You can use this new site as a place for all the collections you’ve created on Windows Live Maps Search – collected together in a single online tourist guide. BackOfMyHand allows you to share your knowledge of your hometown, places you’ve visited, or find information on

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MSN Hello Christmas Competition

MSN has ramped up its online ad activity for Windows Live Messenger, ahead of Live.com’s launch in the New Year, with a Christmas campaign site that’s aimed at promoting its video-call service. MSN’s Hello Christmas site, which has now gone live, is a video-sharing portal where users can view and upload video messages to friends and loved ones around the

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A new event is launching in February called Startup!

Startup! is a new event, in conjunction with TechCrunch UK, that has the aim of bringing together people, ideas & money by bringing together the UK’s best technology startups and the best active investors: angels, VCs and corporates. Right now the first Startup! event in central London is in the final stages of planning with a number of interested investor partners. The