Rumor: Several Windows Live Projects Halted

Several Windows live projects including a desktop search effort have come to a screeching halt, and Microsoft is focusing its energies on a choice few projects, reportsĀ  LiveSide. (via)

Live Drive is still yet to be seen, Nemo the Media Center add-on is on hold. While thankfully someone has seen sense to stop churning out Live-branded products everywhere we look, these non-core products are the ones that can differentiate Windows Live from Google and Yahoo. Hopefully we’ll see them or their technology in other products in the near future.