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Microsoft has pushed out an update for all of its Bing apps that switches the name to MSN which signals the relaunch of the MSN brand and allows Bing to focus on its search service.
From bendy iPhones and the iOS mess, to Xbox One, Galaxy Notes, the cheapest Windows 8.1 tablet ever and The Fappening (Pt II), we look back at highlights from this week's top news on Neowin.
We known this was coming for a while now but according to the latest reports Bing apps will be rebranded under the MSN moniker starting next week alongside the launch of the new MSN.com website.
Some users are seeing in-app notifications on the Bing Finance app, stating that it will soon be renamed to MSN Money, and the other Bing apps will soon come under the MSN brand too.
Microsoft is revamping its MSN homepage, offering users easier access to their interests, and rebranding the Bing apps in the process. The new MSN integrates all of Microsoft's online services.
Trillian is a fully featured, stand-alone, skinnable chat client that supports AIM, ICQ, MSN, Yahoo Messenger, and IRC. It provides file transfers, group chats, chat rooms, buddy icons, and more.
AOL announced today that Microsoft will begin to show its original video content on its MSN website and on its Bing apps for Windows 8 and Windows Phone starting this summer.
Microsoft is reportedly trying to get more politicians to pay for campaign ads that would be shown on the Xbox One and Xbox 360 dashboard via Xbox Live, along with Skype and MSN.
Microsoft has announced it will be shutting down its MSN.com spinoff website msnNOW, which displayed offbeat trending news stories, on December 3rd and will incorporate similar content on MSN.com.
Microsoft has reportedly cut over 100 contractors and freelancers that worked on the MSN site, but the company says it will increase the number of full-time employees for its division.
Microsoft has announced a new partnership with Motor Trend magazine that will include the launch of a new Motor Trend on MSN website in early 2014 which will have exclusive content for car fans.
Microsoft's web search service has undergone many transitions over its lifetime from rebranding to reordering, we have a few screenshots to show the transition of the search service.
Microsoft has added using its MSN.com news website as one of the options that can be used by Bing Rewards members to gain points that can be exchanged for prizes.
Microsoft Advertising announced a number of new media partnerships and programs today, including a plan to launch a new Xbox 360 app OneBeat for coverage of electronic dance music.
Microsoft recently discontinued Windows Live Messenger in favour of Skype, meaning many of us no longer have access to chat logs or the familiarity of MSN. Now, there is a way to bring it back.
A new rumor claims that Microsoft is in discussions to revive the cult hit TV series Heroes, as part of the company's push for original content for its Xbox console.
Microsoft has announced it has launched a beta version of its msnNOW sidebar for users of Mozilla's Firefox web browser, allowing Firefox to show what's currently trending on Microsoft's media site.
Since the announcement of the ending of MSN in favor of Skype, issues surrounding the merger have been hitting the web and even after a few months of complaints, there are still problems with Skype.
Microsoft's Bing team has released what they call an "enhanced" version of Internet Explorer 10 for Windows 7 that has Bing set as the browser's default search engine and MSN as its home page.
Microsoft said today that an independent study shows that its MSN content site made for Windows 8 users loads up to 10 times faster than the major competing websites.
Microsoft has announced it will offer the second season of The LeBrons, an animated web series by NBA player LeBron James, exclusively on Microsoft platforms like the Xbox 360 and MSN.
MSN is launching Money Now which will provide original and entertaining takes on the latest business and investing topics that are buzzing on the web. Make the jump to learn more about this feature.
Mozilla launched a customized edition of Firefox for fans of Microsoft's MSN portal. Get headlines for news, entertainment, sports and more so you can always keep up with what matters most to you.
Microsoft announced today that its Bing and MSN web sites had almost 32 million visitors on Tuesday, the day of the US Presidential Election, with 308 million page views.
Microsoft confirms that it will retire the Windows Live Messenger service in the first quarter of 2013, and that Skype will carry the instant messaging torch for the company.
Microsoft said that when Windows 8 luanched, an exclusive page for WIndows 8 would come with it. It now looks like that page is live and we have the link for the new page after the jump.
Depending on where you're from Bing Daily Deals and MSN Offers, in conjunction with Tippr, are offering consumers deals and discounts for "places you'll love" across a number of US cities.
Microsoft says that one in five Microsoft Accounts is now controlled by hackers, but it's not for lack of security on their end: it's people who reuse the same username and password on different sites
Microsoft has launched MSN Editions, a new way for visitors to the MSN web site to customize their news front page in three different categories: Entertainment, News and Sports.
Microsoft has just launched a new section of its MSN.com web site called msnNOW. The site is based solely on stories that are currently trending on services like Twitter, Facebook, Bing and more.
Microsoft has now released a version of its MSN news and video app for owners of Apple's iPad in the US market, following its previous release for UK iPad owners.
Did you know that Windows Phone supports many more emoticons than just the ones you see on the keyboard? Last week, we revealed dozens of these 'hidden' icons, and today, we've got 40 more to share.
The Mango update brought a new look for Windows Phone's emoticons - but did you know that many more emoticons are supported in Windows Phone than just those that appear on the keyboard menu? :-D
Scott Moore, who was the head of Microsoft's MSN web portal in the US, is now departing the company after he led an overhaul of the site back in 2009. There's no word on what he will do next.
Actor Hugh Jackman, best known for playing The X-Men's Wolverine in five movies, is a "celebrity guest editor" at Microsoft' MSN portal site today as he picks six stories to be featured on MSN.com.
Microsoft's MSN division has signed a new deal with China-based social networking site Renren to help create a cross sharing system for both sites.
A report from the Wall Street Journal has discovered a number of websites using a form of browser cookie that is difficult to trace, even harder to remove, and able to harvest far more data.
Microsoft today has announced that its current music exploration and purchase service in the UK, MSN Music, will integrate with the Zune music ecosystem when it's rolled out to the UK next month. “MSN Music...
Microsoft has launched a new version of its popular news and entertainment portal - MSN UK. Following in the footsteps of the U.S. and Brazil, the new site features a simple design that integrates content from...
Paul Thurott, over at the SuperSite for Windows, has made a blog post about Microsoft's MSN mobile homepage. Referencing the official MSN Blog, he detailed the changes that Microsoft has implemented in the redesign of...
Microsoft is planning to offer PC manufacturers $2 per copy of Microsoft Office Starter 2010, if they pre-install the Bing bar and Windows Live Essentials, according to zdnet. PC makers can also opt to not install...
Last November, Neowin reported that Microsoft was testing a new design for their MSN homepage. Today, Ars Technica makes known that Microsoft has finally begun rolling it out to users. The roll out will gradually...
A new group of Windows Live Messenger Wave 4 screenshots have been revealed by livesino.net, a month after Neowin originally posted the first screenshots. Since our previous post, the Windows Live team improved on...
Yesterday Neowin reported that Microsoft's MSN China joint venture - Juku, was accused of copying popular social networking site, Plurk. Today Microsoft admitted that portions of the sites code were copied. Not only did...
Microsoft was originally planning to roll out MSN Music Downloads (beta) back in July this year but due to some quality issues it has finally launched today. Microsoft has penned deals with the four major...
Microsoft's MSN.com has undergone a clean up, focusing on a cleaner look and access to essential information. MSN has also unveiled a new logo to complement the fresh looking web portal. The new site also...
Last month we reported about how Microsoft was looking to revamp its MSN online content portal, including introducing stronger ties with the new Bing search engine. Kara Swisher reports on her blog at AllThingD...
Microsoft have announced that their veteran web-based messenger client will become unavailable from this Tuesday, June 30. The service has offered access to their popular instant messaging network through a web browser for the past...
According to CNET, MSN is looking to revamp the MSN homepage, and it will have stronger ties with Bing. Two MSN revamp concepts are currently under testing. One version, that is being tested in...