Microsoft shutters Live Labs

On Friday afternoon word got out that Microsoft has shuttered Live Labs, the incubation project that brought us PhotoSynth, SeaDragon, Pivot, and more, “transitioning” the group to Bing.  The Live Labs website has been shuttered, too:


Live Labs’ founder Dr. Gary Flake took time on Twitter to announce his resignation, and so it appears that Live Labs is no more.

Individual Live Labs projects are still currently available, although the “About Live Labs” links on the bottom of the pages no longer works: