At Mix '07, Microsoft turns the spotlight on Silverlight, its Flash challenger, and opens up about its Web strategy.
Internet Explorer 8, due within the next 18 months, will keep focus on security, ease of use and include Web development improvements.
May 3, 2007news analysis Microsoft's Mix announcements reflect how the Web--and Ray Ozzie--are affecting how the company writes software.
May 3, 2007video Martin LaMonica chats with software professionals to get their thoughts on Microsoft's challenger to Flash.
May 3, 2007video The DVD rental powerhouse takes the stage to demonstrate an array of ways to use Silverlight to watch movies on a PC.
May 2, 2007
Robert Bach, head of Microsoft's Entertainment and Devices division, says new Web apps are "changing the world of marketing."
May 1, 2007
What is Silverlight, really?
Webware blog Although Silverlight and Flash are competing technologies, Microsoft's offering is different from Adobe's in key ways. Here's how. May 1, 2007
Silverlight on Linux? We're in, says Mono founder
blog The Mono open-source project will create a Linux version of Silverlight by the end of year, head of Mono says.
May 1, 2007
Piling on tools for Silverlight in Adobe rivalry
blog Company lays out its tool strategy for rich Internet applications, demonstrating how it aims to compete against Adobe and others.
May 1, 2007video CBS's president and general manager of Digital Media Group, Jonathan Leess, shows off a demo of what the television giant has in store for its Web site in the future.
May 1, 2007video Representatives of MLB's multimedia department show off current capabilities with live games using Silverlight, and give a peek into the future of live games on phones.
May 1, 2007newsmaker Chief software architect Ray Ozzie says everything Microsoft does will include an online services component.
April 30, 2007
AOL: We do too innovate
Webware blog The Web portal taps Silverlight to conjure up a "social e-mail gadget" that lets you know what your personal "A list" of contacts is up to. April 30, 2007
This is Netflix on Silverlight
Webware blog Microsoft's Scott Guthrie talks up HD-quality streaming video, as well as "DVD-like interactivity and overlays." Then comes the Netflix demo. April 30, 2007
The software giant will let .Net and Ruby developers write Web applications for Windows and the Mac.
April 30, 2007
Microsoft brings streaming and .Net to Silverlight
blog New hosted service lets people embed streaming media into a Web page. Plus, "full-fledged" membership in the .Net family. April 30, 2007
Live at Mix '07: Ray Ozzie
blog The "pendulum is swinging once more" in the Web vs. PC world, says Redmond's chief software architect. April 30, 2007
Ray Ozzie, other executives to talk up scripting languages for Silverlight and online services at the Web development conference. April 29, 2007
Windows Live platform group loosens up
blog Microsoft plans to let outside developers build--for free--mashup apps that generate up to 1 million unique user visits at their sites per month. April 27, 2007
Looking to dethrone Adobe's Web video tool, Redmond to unveil a browser plug-in called Silverlight.