A new system called "on demand passwords" is being rolled out courtesy of Yahoo, which enables users to receive a password if, and when they need it, improving security and making logging in easier.
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Microsoft has announced that it has now added a way to import email from IMAP providers such as Yahoo Mail into Outlook.com accounts via a simple user interface.
After yesterday's brief outage that hit Google services, Yahoo took to Twitter to mock its rival, apparently forgetting the massive outage that crippled its own email service for four days last month.
Yahoo, keeping its promises, has announced this week that it is now finally encrypting all emails, joining Google's Gmail and Microsoft's Outlook.com which have provided such services for some time.
Yahoo says that it is still trying to fix an issue in its Yahoo Mail service that has kept some users from accessing their account since early Monday evening, due to a hardware issue.
In a leaked and eccentric internal email sent to Yahoo employees, the company slams Microsoft Outlook and urges workers to switch to Yahoo Mail, which only 25 percent have done since its revamp.
Yahoo! is rolling out a new desktop design for its email service, which includes a way to view groups of emails as a conversation and more. Yahoo! is also launching Yahoo! Ad Free Mail for $49 a year.
Yahoo has announced it will be shutting down the older versions of its Yahoo Mail website the week of June 3rd and will be closing a number of other services on April 30th.
Yahoo has released a major new update of its Yahoo Mail app for Windows 8, adding in a number of new features such as folder management support, a way to search inside the app and more.
Microsoft has posted a chart that it says shows how the features in its Outlook.com email service offers more than Yahoo Mail or Gmail. Microsoft has also released a new intro Outlook.com video.
Yahoo has announced a revamp of its popular online email service, which includes a newly released Windows 8 app as well as a new iPhone/iPod Touch app and a revamped Android app.
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.
Yahoo admits that a number of its Yahoo Mail and Messenger users cannot log into the service or are experiencing performance issues. No reason was given for the problems.
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.
Microsoft, Google, Yahoo, AOL and other companies are teaming up to launch DMARC.org, a technical working group that's developing new email standards designed to combat threats such as phishing.
A lawsuit filed against both Microsoft and Yahoo by a bulk emailing company has now been dismissed by a federal judge. Holomaxx claimed anti-spam features stopped it from offering its "services".
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