Elizabeth MontalbanoIDG News Service

Adobe Aligns Software Branding to Shine Light on Flash

Adobe is aligning its Web design and developer tools, including a new one developers can begin testing Monday, under its Flash brand.

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Microsoft Bing a Good Start, but No Game Changer

Microsoft's new search engine, Bing, will help the company gain some search share against Google and has features that users will find helpful, but it is in no...

Microsoft Picks Bing as Name for New Search Engine

Microsoft has picked Bing as the branding for its new search engine.

Autonomy Tool Analyzes Data From Facebook, Social Networks

Autonomy has released a new tool that provides companies with a way to mine information from social-media networks.

Sources: UI Features, 'Search Mashups' on Tap for Kumo

Sources said Microsoft's new search engine will include UI and other features to improve search relevancy for users.

Microsoft Cuts IM Service to Five 'hostile' Nations

Microsoft has cut its Windows Live Messenger service to users in five countries subject to sanctions by the U.S., the company confirmed Friday.

Microsoft's Kumo Search Engine Creates Buzz

The industry is abuzz with Microsoft's plan to release a new search engine next week.

Jury Orders Microsoft to Pay $200 Million in Patent Dispute

A jury in Texas has ordered Microsoft to pay a Toronto software company US$200 million for patent-infringement.

Ozzie: E-mail, Collaboration Will Drive Move to Cloud

Moving e-mail and collaboration applications to the cloud will drive the first wave of adoption of cloud computing, says Ray Ozzie.

Microsoft Adds Netflix to Windows Media Center

Microsoft is adding Netflix to the list of content providers in its Windows Media Center feature in Vista PCs.

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Flock Enhances Social Browser's Links to Twitter, Facebook

Flock has released a new version of its social browser that improves its links to social-networking sites like Facebook and Twitter.

Microsoft-led Forum Yields Tools for OOXML Interoperability

A German organization plans to build a tool to help developers test whether software is compatible with OOXML.

Mozilla to Designers: Help Us Build Better Firefox Tabs

Mozilla is calling on Web designers to help it build better browser tabs.

Emulex Fends off Broadcom Once More

Emulex has once again rejected an attempt by Broadcom to take over the company.

Microsoft: Windows 7 Available in Time for Holidays

Microsoft will make Windows 7 available to the general public in time for the busy holiday shopping season in the fourth quarter of the year.

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