Microsoft Can Clone Twitter?!

Microsoft Can Clone Twitter?!

In a response to Microsoft watcher Todd Bishop’s post saying  Microsoft should buy Twitter, Mary Jo-Foley wrote Microsoft Shouldn’t Buy Twitter saying: …But I’d argue Microsoft could simply do a Twitter clone — the...

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Playing with the Windows 7 Fish

I just finished installing Windows 7 Beta on my home machine to find a fish swimming on my desktop: But not just any fish, its a Siamese fighting fish, also knows a “betta fish”...

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No Hope for Traditional Media Companies?

The Internet is a media platform based on content from traditional media companies (Times Magazine, etc.) as well as content produced by its users – blogs, forums and other social communication platforms. This vast...

ASP.NET MVC RSS Feed Action Result

ASP.NET MVC RSS Feed Action Result

Guy wrote a post about rendering an RSS feed on ASP.NET MVC using custom feed model classes and a view that renders the feed XML. There’s a better (shorter) way for achieving the same...

Is Windows Live Still Alive?

Is Windows Live Still Alive?

Originally published on Cloud Avenue.

About a month ago, Microsoft rolled out its previously announced 3rd wave of Windows Live Services refresh.

The purpose of the release was to position the Live Services as the central hub for everything you do online – the new Live Home shows input from your various services (Hotmail, SkyDrive, etc.) as well as an activity stream composed of your friends’ activities on both Live Services as well as other external services such as Twitter, Flickr and blogs…