As budgets tighten and priorities are realigned in the newly reorganized Microsoft, MSN.com has cut loose some of its part-time employees.
Similarities between an advertisement for MSN.com and a popular song have been discovered.
Offering content and meal and fitness plans tailored to individual goals, the new wellness channel on MSN.com could be to personal health what Mint is to personal finance.
Microsoft responds to MSN.com browser issue
New & Noteworthy: MSN.com shutout; Windows XP
While the software leviathan's Internet Explorer easily reaches MSN, other browsers--such as Opera, Mozilla and some versions of Netscape--run into trouble.
Microsoft portal MSN.com announced that its audience growth has exceeded that of America Online and Yahoo, citing figures from Media Metrix. MSN.com reported 25 percent growth since it relaunched earlier this year. According to Microsoft, the growth in MSN.com's traffic resulted from the company's decision to attach the MSN brand to all of its Web properties, and to promote the service as a complete network.
Netizens visiting MSN.com were confronted with a curious log-in section on top of the regular features offered on the portal.
A study conducted by a market research firm may inject life back into Microsoft's relatively obscure MSN Internet Access service.
The Microsoft portal adopts rival Netscape's search rotation model, entering agreements worth a total of $60 million.