Some Microsoft news leftovers from Friday and the weekend:
Microsoft lifts shroud off Halo 3 to mixed reviews which doesn’t bode well for Microsoft’s hopes to haul down some big bucks from the latest sequel of their superstar Xbox game.
The folks at LiveSide caught Windows Live Drive making a brief pre-beta appearance under its new name Windows Live Folders. Online storage services are not exactly novel and Live Folders doesn’t seem to be going to advance the state of the art:
LiveSide describes it as a “very basic service” and I agree. It currently has less functionality that some of the startups we’re tracking, such as Box.net.
Microsoft threatened with legal action for sin of omission. Media Rights Technologies claims Microsoft and other tech companies are violating the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) by not using their patented DRM technology.