Just What is SOCL?

Information is leaking out about a new social network called “SOCL”. What makes it different from the other bazillion social networks that are starting up, perhaps trying to cut into Facebook’s commercial success, is that is appears to be Microsoft’s own internal, corporate, social network. And it may be soon

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New Xbox Dashboard, Dec 6th

Microsoft will begin rolling out a new dashboard for its Xbox 360 games console from 6th December. Apparently based on the forthcoming Windows 8 “Metro” user interface (UI) theme, the dashboard allows horizontal scrolling between “groups” of “tiles”, to use Microsoft parlance. Taking the metaphor one step further, the Xbox

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