Microsoft plans to release at the PDC the MSN Search Web Services API, the MSN Messenger Activity API and an API for its MSN Virtual Earth mapping and search service. In addition, the company plans to announce version four of its MapPoint location-based service.Read more at InformationWeek
Nevertheless, Microsoft is confident it can close the gap, and is looking to developers for assistance. The company has done well in the developer community for years, and sells the industry's most popular tools. The company says it has more than 6 million Visual Studio developers worldwide.
Microsoft wants to catch up with Google and Yahoo
Posted on Monday, Sep 12 2005 @ 11:10 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck