Windows Live announcements


Earlier in my post I outlined the key announcements we made at MIX07. I would like to elobrate on that little bit.


The announcement  were around API suite for



  • Windows Live Space API

  • Windows Live Contacts API

  • Windows Live Presence API

  • Windows Live Messenger Web IM API

  • Microsoft Vitual Earth API

  • Windows Live ID API

Simple and Consistent new business terms with two pricing offers


– Free unlimited commercial offering with full commercial terms license for startups, small/ medium businesses, enthusiasts, hobbyists,bloggers


      750,000 free Live Search API queries per site per month


– Paid Commerical Offering for larger sites with more than 1 million unique users per month



  • Advertising supported Offer: 

               Free unlimited access to all services, Revenue sharing with site owner



  • Non-Advertising supported Offer:

                  $0.25 per unique user per year for unlimited API access, Paid CPM pricing on Liv Search API


Visit  http://dev.live.com to learn more about the APIs.


So here are some exciting times to play with Windows Live APIs.


Thanks,


-Suresh


             


 


 


 

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