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Yesterday, Microsoft released a free email app for iOS and it is proving to be quite popular as it is now 'featured' by Apple and is sitting at the 15th spot in the top 'Free' apps chart.
After acquiring Acompli in December, Microsoft is releasing Outlook for iOS and a preview of Outlook for Android as well, with the apps now available for download.
Less than a month after Gmail was banned in China, Microsoft's Outlook email service has found itself under attack with users unable to access the company's servers.
Microsoft now allows users to specify which of their secondary aliases can be used to sign in and out of their accounts. This makes lives easier and also improves security thanks to greater control.
Microsoft has updated the header on Outlook.com with a new drop down that provides a cleaner interface and also looks a bit more modern too; the update is being tested right now.
Expanding their bug bounty program, Microsoft is now offering a minimum of $500 as a reward for exploits found in their online services such as Office 365, Outlook, Yammer and Lync.
Microsoft is taking big strides to secure your data and has announced today that they are encrypting both inbound and outbound Outlook.com emails, as well as your data stored on OneDrive.
Microsoft has announced plans to add some major new features later in 2014 for its free Outlook Web App in Office 365, including a way to quickly get rid of unimportant emails.
Microsoft has announced that it will no longer access email accounts that they suspect have stolen company IP and will instead turn that information over to the police for a proper investigation.
Google's general counsel has stated while its terms of service might allow it to look inside a Gmail account for an internal investigation, "it's hard for me to imagine" the company doing so.
Microsoft has announced that it has added a compact version of the email message header in Outlook 2013, along with improvements to the text editor in Outlook Web App.
Microsoft is celebrating the first official year of the Outlook.com email service with a new video along with a giveaway on Twitter using the hashtag #OutlookTurnsOne.
Microsoft has announced a new partnership with DocuSign that will allow Office 365 customers a way to access DocuSign's eSignature apps from the Office Store in early March.
Microsoft has announced plans to add a new feature in its Outlook Web App called People View, which will allow users to better see how many unread emails they have from specific contacts.
Microsoft has added new security features for Microsoft Account users, including a way to view any recent activity to make sure that the account has not been used by others.
A report reveals some more changes that Microsoft has made to its internal team structure, which could result in the Windows 8 Mail and Calendar apps being replaced by the Outlook app at some point.
According to newly released statistics, it turns out that Microsoft struck gold with the Scroogled campaign because it's slowly but successfully turning people away from Google services.
In a speech today, Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer said it will release a version of Office on the iPad when a touch-based version for Windows comes out, but doubts Apple will allow Outlook for iOS.
Some users of Microsoft's Outlook.com, SkyDrive and People online services are currently experiencing some issues accessing features and content from those accounts.
Microsoft has launched yet another marketing campaign against Google, this time for the recent act of disguising ads as emails in Gmail, calling the practice "Gspam".
Microsoft's Outlook.com email service is currently experiencing problems, as users may be unable to access email, log into the service or use service components on mobile devices.
Microsoft has announced it has launched a version of its Outlook Web App for iOS devices, with separate versions for the iPhone and iPad, with additional capabilities compared to the browser version.
Office 2013 RT is now available for the Windows RT 8.1 Preview, although it's missing a number of features that may have been useful in an enterprise setting, for security and mobility reasons
Microsoft has announced that Outlook.com and Hotmail will soon stop supporting linked accounts which means you may need to make changes to how you check your email each morning.
Microsoft has offered up some more information on the upcoming and highly anticipated Outlook 2013 RT client, which will be released for Windows RT devices later in 2013.
Microsoft is getting aggressive with their tablet plans as they announce Office will be included with all smaller Windows 8.1 devices. Will this attract the wrong type of attention from regulators?
Microsoft has stated today at Computex 2013 that, starting with Windows RT 8.1, Microsoft will be bundling Outlook 2013 alongside the existing Office apps present on the platform
Microsoft has put up a post today that states that Microsoft accounts will now be getting two step authentication which should appease many users who have been asking for the feature.
The Outlook.com Android app has received a major update, designed to bring it up to par with the web version of Microsoft's e-mail service. This update brings a complete redesign and some new features
A new report claims that Microsoft is letting outsiders test a version of the Outlook email client for Windows RT, which may mean that the software is closer to a final launch.
Microsoft has told Neowin it has "nothing further to share or add" about any plans to bring a version of its Outlook email client to Windows RT, despite pleas by NVIDIA's CEO to the "Outlook God"
NVIDIA CEO Jen-Hsun Huang admitted today that sales of Microsoft's Windows RT were disappointing but feels Microsoft should support the ARM-based OS, while also praying for Outlook on Windows RT.
Microsoft's status website for many of its online services is reporting a disruption to normal operations to many of its online services as of about 5:35 PT/ 8:35 EST.
Microsoft has announced today that the Outlook.com email service has hit 60 million users and to celebrate that occasion, Microsoft is dropping the preview tag from the service.
Along with taking Outlook.com out of the preview stage, Microsoft is also launching a multi-million dollar advertising campaign and we have posted the first new videos for your viewing pleasure.
Microsoft posted a short clip showing off what an awesome year 2012 has been. From new versions of major products to incredible work done with charities to awesome launches 2012 was a great year.
We all know that Microsoft Research is working on all sorts of amazing stuff, but machine learning has got to be one of the most mind blowing and promising technologies Redmond is toiling away on.
Third-party results finally suggest that Google's mail service is leading the world, despite the search giant having claimed this to be the case during the summer. Somehow, Yahoo is still hanging on.
Microsoft has added additional functionality to the Office 2013 preview, with a quick reply button in Outlook 2013 to streamline plenty of business professionals' workflows and reduce open windows.
Following criticism of a recent data policy change, Microsoft has announced it will modify the policy in an effort to clarify that personal information won't be used for targeted advertising.
Outlook.com broke cover in late July and since then, we have been using the service day in and day out and have put together a few thoughts about how Microsoft can improve the email platform.
A few weeks back we opened the floor to ask the Outlook.com anything and they have responded with another fantastic video. Make the jump to see Microsoft answer your questions on video.
Neowin and the Outlook team are linking up again to answer your questions about the newly launched email service. If you have a question about the new platform, make the jump to learn more.
Outlook.com is now a little over 24 hours old and after the dust has settled, what are your thoughts on the new platform? Make the jump to take the poll, we want to hear your thoughts on Outlook.com
Microsoft unveiled the biggest update to Hotmail in recent years, with a new design and new name, but Windows Phone users have been warned that they will need to reset their device to use the service.
Microsoft has revealed that the newly launched preview version of the Outlook.com web email service has caused one million people to sign up in just the first six hours.
Microsoft has just launched Outlook.com which is an entirely new email service from Microsoft. We have had some time to play with the new service and have everything you need to know after the break.
Microsoft is taking a bold stance with privacy and how it delivers advertisements with Outlook and the company's stance on how and when it will scan your email and attachments.
If you currently have an email address from Microsoft (Hotmail, Live) a few changes are inbound but don't worry, your email domain is not going anywhere. Make the jump to learn more about the changes.