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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.
The Electronic Frontier Foundation has come out against Microsoft's statements concerning the recent search through a person's Hotmail account, stating the company should have gotten a warrant first.
Microsoft now says it will have a separate legal team, outside of its investigative team, decide if a search through a customer's Hotmail or Outlook.com email is needed to protect company property.
Microsoft snooped through a blogger's email account to find the source behind Windows 8 after he wanted to leak activation IP for the platform.
Gmail's email service went down earlier today and when it came back online, a glitch is causing it to send email to one man's Hotmail account.
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 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 released a new infographic that shows how how much data was transferred when it transitioned all of Hotmail's users to the new Outlook.com web email service.
Microsoft has laid the blame on an overheating data center for the recent outage to Outlook.com, Hotmail, Calendar and SkyDrive, which caused service disruptions for nearly 16 hours
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.
A new rumor claims that Microsoft will soon allow Microsoft account users to log in with up to 10 different aliases, and one of them can be set up as the primary alias.
Some users of Microsoft's online email service Outlook.com and Hotmail are reporting they are unable to sign onto their accounts this morning, although this does not appear to affect all users.
Microsoft announced today via Twitter that it added over 1.5 million new users to its Outlook.com email service since the official launch of Outlook.com earlier this morning
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.
People who try to register to use the new Mega file-sharing service with Microsoft's Hotmail and Outlook.com email accounts are apparently not getting back their confirmation emails.
Microsoft has sent a statement to Neowin saying it is still working to restore missing emails from Hotmail users who have moved their account to the new Outlook.com service.
Despite being reported several months ago, many Hotmail users who have tried to switch their accounts to the new Outlook.com service from Microsoft have still not been able to access their old emails.
Currently some users are experiencing issues with accessing Hotmail and Outlook.com on mobile devices, as issues with Exchange ActiveSync have persisted for several days without a fix
Microsoft is being investigated by EU data protection regulators for potential privacy issues, this time for changing the policies around Internet based services such as Hotmail and Bing.
Microsoft is fixing an issue with its Outlook.com service which caused many users to get errors saying they have too many devices syncing to their Exchange ActiveSync accounts when using Outlook 2013
Next week Microsoft will start a campaign to genteelly remind Hotmail users that they should upgrade to Outlook.com and that the Hotmail platform will eventually go away.
Skype has updated its iOS port today, adding in support for Microsoft Accounts to allow people to sign into the VoIP app with Microsoft accounts used for Messenger, Hotmail and Outlook.com.
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.
Aol has launched a new web email service called Alto that's designed to work with Gmail, Yahoo Mail, Aol Mail and .Mac, but the press release make no mention of Hotmail or Outlook.com from Microsoft.
A number of Hotmail users who have tried to switch their accounts to the new Outlook.com service from Microsoft have not been able to access their old emails, and the problems continue to pop up.
In a new blog post, Microsoft gives details on how a user can transfer their Hotmail email account over to the company's newly launched Outlook.com web email service.
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.
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.
Aol has launched a major redesign of its web-based Aol Mail service as it seeks to keep its remaining users from leaving for Hotmail, Gmail, Yahoo Mail and other services.
A new version of the login page for Microsoft Account services has started appearing, which shows a new Metro-like design and deletes references to the old Windows Live ID label.
Microsoft says that one in five Microsoft Accounts is now controlled by hackers, but it's not for lack of security on their end: it's people who reuse the same username and password on different sites
Google announced this week that it now has 425 million monthly active users. for Gmail, which would put it past the numbers of Microsoft's Hotmail. But are those numbers correct?
Newly leaked screenshots indicate Microsoft's Hotmail service may also be getting rebranded in addition to its upcoming Metro redesign. These images show the complete picture and are the best to date.
Yesterday we saw what is believed to be the first images of the Hotmail visual overhaul to bring it inline with Microsoft's Metro styling and now several more images have surfaced.
An image of what appears to be a re-designed Hotmail interface has been spotted in a Microsoft advertisement that provides the best look yet of the total-overhaul of the Hotmail platform.
An anonymous tip off has passed 4 images to us that show Microsoft is testing the transition from Windows Live ID to Microsoft account, the new name also present in Windows 8 Microsoft linked accounts
Microsoft has alerted Windows Live users that it will shut down its long running SMS alerts feature for Hotmail, SkyDrive and Live Messenger services on May 31st.
Microsoft has confirmed that it has fixed an password reset exploit in Hotmail after the problem had apparently already been discovered by hackers earlier this month.
Having already made its mark on Windows Phone, Windows 8 and Xbox 360, the Metro UI is now destined for Windows Live's web services, including Hotmail and SkyDrive.
It's that fantastic weekend time again, and in this Easter weekend's poll we're asking whether you are primarily a Hotmail user, following the epic video question response from the Hotmail team.
You asked and the Hotmail team has answered. A video created by the Hotmail took your questions for our forums and turned them in to one massive response.
Some users are reporting that they can't reach both Live.com and Hotmail, and for the moment it appears to be affecting at least some parts of the UK.
Ever had a question about Hotmail that you never got answered? Now is your chance to grab Microsoft's attention as the Hotmail team wants to hear from you.
Microsoft has issued a new update on how its Hotmail email service is fighting off "graymail", stating that since November 1, over 100 million actions have been made to stop graymail.
It was recently discovered that Google and others were actively exploiting an a security bug to continue tracking consumers after they used an IE/Safari feature to block these actions.
Uh oh, it looks like Microsoft is having some major issues with Hotmail at the moment, with the service being unavailable via the web for a number of hours.
Microsoft has announced that its Hotmail service offers better spam protection than Gmail and any other email service, based on its own reports as well as a third party study.
Iran's government has reportedly cut off all access to the Internet for its country's citizens as it possibly prepares to launched it own version that's firewalled from the outside Internet.