Microsoft, as many expected, will shutter WIndows Live Messenger in early 2013, instead beginning a process of migrating the "millions" of existing Messenger users to recently purchased communication service Skype.
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Facebook has chosen Microsoft's Bing Maps over Google Maps to power new mapping features on its visually improved Timeline profile page. The new Timeline profile places greater emphasis on location-aware postings, with Facebook once again partnering with Microsoft rather than Google - arguably a greater competitor.