Microsoft

Ten Fixes, but Word remains Unpatched!

I reported that Microsoft had planned to release Office Fixes today. It did release office fixes, but the zero-day bug in Word still remains unpatched. eWeek reports that four were pulled citing problems with the quality of the updates.

Microsoft files for RSS Patent!

In a startling revelation, Microsoft had filed for two patents covering technology used to organize and read syndicated Web feeds, such as those delivered via the widely used Really Simple Syndication, or RSS, family of formats reports C|Net. This follows Google’s attempt to patent ads in feeds. Filed on June 21, 2005, the first covers “finding and consuming Web subscriptions in a Web browser.

Hotmail to be 1GB

Microsoft has taken one more step towards migrating all its users to Windows Live Mail. Inboxes of Hotmail users will now be upgraded to 1GB of space. This will be done irrespective of the market and account age, i.