Windows Marketplace Gets a Facelift

Microsoft revealed late on August 27 the new and improved Windows Marketplace site. The new site includes Digital Locker, a secure software download mechanism for Microsoft- and third-party-developed software products. It doesn't look like the updated Marketplace is doing much to feature Windows Live services, so we're betting there's

Microsoft revealed late on August 27 the new and improved Windows Marketplace site. The new site includes Digital Locker, a secure software download mechanism for Microsoft- and third-party-developed software products. It doesn't look like the updated Marketplace is doing much to feature Windows Live services, so we're betting there's still a Windows Live Marketplace (code-named "Agora") waiting in the wings. Windows Live Marketplace is expected to resemble Xbox Live Marketplace more than Windows Marketplace, based on hints from Microsoft officials.