A number of Microsoft services got the ax in the last year or so, and now we can add another one to the list. The company has formally announced the decision to close the Bing Webmaster forums. This particular service provided users with free advice from experts and solutions to issues they experienced. Redmond plans...

SeriousBit has recently launched the final release of their NetBalancer service, which allows users to completely control, monitor and manage their network traffic. The service was available as a beta up until now. In addition to balancing network load, the application can also help locate troubles with your network...

They say software and cloud are the two most important things Microsoft that focuses on, and when it comes to it cloud offerings, Redmond rarely, rarely disappoints. The company has just launched a massive set of improvements to the Windows Azure platform. Windows Azure last received its scheduled upgrades some two...

One area that several technology circles have criticized Microsoft in is that the technology titan has not been much of a pioneer in the past few years. Some may go even as far as saying that the company has never been, but that’s for another day. Even if it arrives late to the party, Redmond has found momentous...

In another interesting scoop from Redmond Pie, Microsoft  are allegedly planning to install SMS services in Windows 8. This would make sense seeing that the philosophy is to install Windows 8 on both tablets and PC’s. You can see the code for SMS at this location.

The use of API’s that allow applications to detect a machine’s location (Geo-location) seems to have interested Microsoft. Code from the latest leaked build of Windows 8 seems to show that this may be a feature implemented in Windows 8. Redmond Pie seems to have the scoop on this one. Here’s the code that seems to...