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Microsoft Makes Changes To Policy After Hotmail Snooping Criticism

03/30/2014, It was recently revealed in a court filing that Microsoft had accessed a blogger’s Hotmail account as part of an investigation against an employee suspected of having leaked confidential Microsoft property. The blogger received a tip from a former...

Google Denies Allegations Of Gmail Snooping To Weed Out Leaker

03/26/2014, Microsoft recently admitted that it went through a blogger’s Hotmail account to collect evidence of a leak by an employee. The proof led to the arrest of Alex Kibkalo, a former Microsoft employee who leaked Windows 8 files and Microsoft Activation...

Hotmail-to-Outlook.com Transfer Geeks Out At 150 Petabytes

05/03/2013, Microsoft has recently finished one major task that it had on its to-do list, that is, to transfer the entire shebang of users of its Hotmail email service to the new Outlook.com site, and this is no mean feat. Sure, you can make Skype calls straight from...

Microsoft Explains Reason Behind Outlook And Hotmail Outage

03/14/2013, Yesterday, we brought you word on how Microsoft’s online services suffered from an outage, with the Outlook.com service experiencing issues that spanned a total of 16 hours thereabouts, and it is nice to hear what went wrong. No, it is not because of a...

Microsoft Services Interruption

03/12/2013, Microsoft services such as SkyDrive, Hotmail and Outlook have been inaccessible for hours due to the ongoing migration process. Hotmail users might not be able to see all the emails and the issue has not been resolved. This has caused a massive backlash...

Outlook.com And Hotmail Services Restored

02/26/2013, I am not quite sure about you, but some folks did experience an outage when it came to Hotmail as well as Outlook.com services earlier yesterday morning, where these affected users of Microsoft’s recently revamped Outlook.com email service were...

Microsoft Outlook Arrives To Hotmail’s Demise

02/18/2013, A quick show of hands here – how many of you actually still have a Hotmail account, and are you still maintaining it, or is it full of spam? Well, after months of testing out Outlook.com in beta, Microsoft has finally deemed it fit to open up their...

Gmail dethrones Hotmail as the world’s largest email service

06/28/2012, Google announced today via its official blog that Gmail now has more than 425 million active users around the world – a gargantuan feat considering its humble beginnings as a beta release in April 2004. Google’s announcement today means that...

Newmail is Hotmail rebooted

06/15/2012, Gmail certainly laid the smack down on the rest of the free email competitors when it was first introduced alongside the amount of storage space which is said to be virtually impossible to fill up. I guess impossible is not the word to use here, as it did...

Hotmail password bug fixed

04/27/2012, Microsoft has been swift to work on a fix for the Hotmail password bug which if left untreated, would have enabled a hacker to reset the password for a Hotmail account, locking out the account’s owner in the process while offering the attacker full...

Official Hotmail app finally on Android

10/03/2011, While most Android users are using Gmail as their default email client, there are still a number of people out there who still use Hotmail, but they’ve had no way to check it beyond using some third party app or via the web browser. Well, it looks...