April 13, 2009

My bookmarks today - Monday, April 13, 2009

Google cites API deprecation policies for five technologies
"The terms of service include three years of support for the App Engine API, Documents List Data, SketchUp Ruby API, and the YouTube online video API, and one year of support for the CheckOut API"
8:37:23 PM
Xenocode Eliminates Barriers to Silverlight Distribution
"Code Systems, maker of the Xenocode application virtualization and delivery technology, has announced support for Microsoft’s Silverlight platform and availability of the online Xenocode Silverlight Sandbox."
10:02:46 AM
Google Launches New Java Development Tools
"Google’s latest set of Google Apps Development Tools aims to help ISVs and solution providers reduce complexities and costs for end users. Security is also enhanced by the new toolset."
10:02:36 AM
Sun Microsystems unveils VirtualBox 2.2
"Sun Microsystems has announced details of the latest version of its free VirtualBox software. Version 2.2 introduces support for new formats, as well as a number of other updates."
10:02:23 AM
C++ Lambda Function – Making Coding Easier
10:01:22 AM
New Microsoft Windows Licensing Aids Desktop Virtualization
"Microsoft earlier in 2009 changed its Windows licensing for desktop virtualization environments, paving the way for a host of new scenarios for IT administrators, according to a report from Forrester Research. The new Microsoft licensing plan makes it easier and cheaper for enterprises to delve into desktop virtualization initiatives for contractors, outsourcers and employees who use their own PCs"
9:58:48 AM
Microsoft Lands a Big Fish as Clients Want New Ads (Update1) - Bloomberg.com
"Microsoft Corp. beat Yahoo! Inc. and Google Inc.’s YouTube for a seven-figure advertising campaign with Discovery Communications Inc., its first to simultaneously combine Internet, mobile and video-game ads"
9:58:29 AM
Microsoft, Yahoo Hold Talks About Partnership - WSJ.com
Onetime merger candidates Microsoft Corp. and Yahoo Inc. have resumed talks about search and advertising partnerships, according to people familiar with the matter, the latest sign deal discussions are accelerating in some corners of the technology sector
9:58:04 AM
Microsoft cancels campus pub
"Beer and wine won't be flowing at a Microsoft campus bar after all. Just three days before the Spitfire pub was to open there, the company has pulled the plug on the project. The decision has left pub owner Jonathan Sposato mystified"
9:57:29 AM
Microsoft to update Office 2007 this month
"Plans to post Service Pack 2 to WSUS and Microsoft Update in April"
9:57:03 AM
Judge kills class-action status in 'Vista Capable' suit...
9:56:50 AM
Microsoft's search must begin in Redmond
"Despite investing five years and hundreds of millions of dollars on its search product, Microsoft has struggled to get people to use its service, even those whom it employs. Microsoft Senior Vice President Yusuf Mehdi said the company's share of the search market--even internally--has been disappointing"
9:56:32 AM
Hotmail e-mail problem fixed, Microsoft says
I was one of the victim.. I tried to check mails exactly during that time, and I was told this email account doesnt exist! :) But then when I tried to create new account with the same ID, i was told it already exist.. I knew there were some issues with the service.
9:55:59 AM
Gmail Sidesteps the App Store
"Last week, Google announced an upgrade to its Web-based Gmail service for users of the iPhone and Android-powered devices. The new service has an easier-to-use interface, loads and searches e-mails faster, and has the ability to check e-mails even without access to a wireless signal"
9:53:32 AM
Skype Founders Seek to Buy Service Back From eBay
"Niklas Zennstrom and Janus Friis, the founders of Skype, have approached several private equity firms and are pooling their own substantial resources to make a bid for the Internet calling service, say several people with knowledge of their plans"
9:53:10 AM
Amazon Is Developing Bigger-Screen Kindle
Amazon.com Inc. is developing a new version of its Kindle electronic-book reader featuring a larger screen, according to people who said they have seen a version of the device
9:52:35 AM

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