Microsoft Research is collecting data about the usage of Twitter hashtags via a new bot.
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Just when Valleywag has proclaimed that use of the Web 2.0 cliche is on the downswing, Microsoft publishes a whitepaper explaining how Office 2007 really is a Web 2.0 suite at heart.
It always felt wrong to me to call the fledgling Soapbox on MSN Video a "YouTube killer." As of March 22 -- with NBC, News Corp., MSN, Yahoo, AOL and MySpace all aligning to try to take on Google's YouRube -- it feels a tad better to refer to Soapbox and YouTube in the same breath.
Next week, at Microsoft's eighth annual Strategic Account Summit, Yahoo Chairman and CEO Terry Semel will address the invitees on the state of the online advertising industry. Let the Microsoft-acquires-Yahoo rumors begin again!
Microsoft has rolled out a Yammer browser extension for Google Chrome, ahead of Internet Explorer. Here's why.
Even though Microsoft and Yahoo allegedly are at the bargaining table, I can't help but wonder what Yahoo is doing behind the scenes to minimize Microsoft's impact when and if it acquires Yahoo.
Microsoft's Bing team is teaming up with social-media vendor Klout in the name of social-influence and big data.
Microsoft is looking at making an investment of an unspecified amount in social-media maven Foursquare, according to a Bloomberg report.
Microsoft has made a $15 million investment in Foursquare and signed a multi-year contract to license Foursquare data, according to reports.
After a weekend of "it's on-again/no it's not" rumors regarding Microsoft doing some kind of search deal with Yahoo, it's worth noting the Redmondians are still pushing ahead with their plan to rebrand Live Search as "Kumo."