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Microsoft Live Labs releases online bulletin board called Thumbtack

The Microsoft Live Labs team has unveiled a new web based bulletin board called Thumbtack that allows you to collect text, links, and photos from across the web and gather them in collections. You can tag and search items and you can share your collections with other users who can leave comments on items. Of course, when people talk about bulletin boards online, they usually mean discussion...

Photosynth: Microsoft's answer to Google Street View, with a twist

Photosynth, the much-anticipated three-dimensional photo experience from Microsoft Live Labs, has finally launched. "Synths," as they're called, are series of photos stitched together by a fancy algorithm that compares them to one another to create an immersive 360-degree viewing experience. You can start exploring Photosynth on most Windows PCs (and some Macs running virtual machines) now....

Political Streams: Microsoft Live Labs web site tracks political dialog

Micorosft has launched a new web site that tracks popular political news stories and blog posts. Political Streams works a bit like a news aggregation service like Techmeme. But the layout is unique. Items are listed either in the News or Blogs category based on the source. Scrolling over those colorful bars brings up the number of blogs or news sites writing about the main item. There's also...

Microsoft Live Labs Listas: for making and sharing lists

Microsoft Live Labs has launched a public beta (or "tech preview") of a new web-based application for creating, managing, and sharing lists. Listas offers a WYSIWYG editor for creating lists, tools for tagging lists so you can find them again later, and the ability to make the lists private or public. Lista is a bit wiki-like in that you can grant other users permission to edit your lists. Say you...