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SES NY Keynote Video: Windows Live Chief Steve Berkowitz

The following video is an excerpt from the 2007 Search Engine Strategies Keynote discussion between Danny Sullivan and Windows Live Chief, Steve Berkowitz. In this excerpt Steve Berkowitz explains that “it is not ever satisfactory not to be number one” in the search engine industry. He further explains that Microsoft’s first goal is to reach critical mass from an advertising

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Windows Live Spaces Updates for April 2007

The Windows Live Spaces Team has not only today released a ton of new feautues for Windows Live Spaces but has also supplled my pals over at LiveSide with some interesting stats. As of right now, the service is now available in 51 countries in 25 languages, there have been 93 million spaces created since Spaces was released, and more than

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Yahoo! rolls out Upcoming.org 2.0

Great News for all you Upcoming.org fans, today the Yahoo Search Blog announced the release of Upcoming.org 2.0 which includes some additional changes and upgrades to Upcoming, including the integration of Flickr and the transition of Upcoming.org onto the Signle Sign in Yahoo! Local platform. And this time Yahoo! seems to have sweeten the deal with a free offer of a T-shirt.

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University of Pennsylvania Adopts Windows Live @ edu

Just noticed a press release from The University of Pennsylvania, stating that they have partnered with Microsoft to adopt the Windows Live @ edu programme to enhance the communications platform it offers to many of its students So from the beginning of the fall semester, students in the School of Arts and Sciences and the Wharton School will have the