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2013-05-24 23:19:05

NitroDesk announced the availability of a Personal Edition of their popular TouchDown email client. Bellevue, WA (PRWEB) May 24, 2013 NitroDesk, the makers of TouchDown, the industry-leading Microsoft® Exchange ActiveSync solution for Android, iOS, Windows 8 and Windows RT powered devices announced the availability of a Personal Edition of their popular TouchDown email client. This application is built exclusively to support Microsoft Hotmail, MSN, Live and Outlook.com accounts....

2013-05-14 23:31:19

Microsoft Outlook.com steps up security against new forms of WiFi hacks. idcloak recommends users also step up their own security: with double encryption and improved awareness. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) May 14, 2013 This week Microsoft´s Outlook.com rolls out a two-factor authentication system to protect users from webmail hacks, particularly over public WiFi. Though the move has been applauded by the security community, concern remains on how quickly the WiFi threat landscape is changing....

Microsoft Migrates 400 Million Outlook Users
2013-05-03 19:00:17

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Microsoft has just announced they´ve finally finished migrating every Hotmail user over to the new Outlook.com service, leaving them with more than 400 million active accounts. In a blog post, Microsoft group program manager Dick Craddock says there were over 150 petabytes of email shuffled from one service to another in a total of six weeks. Craddock also notes 125 million active users are accessing their accounts on a...

Yahoo Integrates Email With Cloud-Based Dropbox
2013-04-03 12:49:53

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Size matters a lot, at least when it involves sending large emails. As photos, videos and other files have continued to increase in size this can make the sharing of those files via email all the more difficult. However, Yahoo! on Tuesday announced that it had integrated its Yahoo! Mail service with the cloud based storage platform Dropbox. This will allow users to send and receive attachments of virtual any size and save those...

Microsoft Service Disruptions Affect Hotmail, Outlook, SkyDrive
2013-03-13 12:20:45

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Microsoft services Hotmail, Outlook and SkyDrive experienced some service disruptions and outages yesterday, leaving many customers without access to their accounts. Nearly four hours after users began Tweeting about these disruptions, Microsoft acknowledged the incident on their Service Status page. “We're having a problem accessing email,” read an update on the page. “You might not be able to see all your...

2013-02-20 12:28:51

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Feb. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- WrapMail, Inc. (OTC: WRAP) announced today that it has released a new solution enabling users to sign up for free with their Google+ account. WRAPmail's software then automatically creates a WRAP (email stationary) from the users Google+ profile featuring their image, name and other information pulled from Google+ using their API. This follows the release of the same solution for Facebook and LinkedIn users. The WRAP is created in...

2013-02-20 00:20:40

LONDON, February 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- iPhone users have more friends announces event agency Chillisauce.co.uk [http://www.chillisauce.co.uk ], based on the release of its leisure industry data via leisurestats.com [http://www.leisurestats.com ]. The statistics suggest that iPhone users have the largest average stag group size of 15 plus. Bad news for Google Nexus owners who have the smallest group size on average with up to five people. The statistics, which...

Microsoft’s Bold Move Replaces Hotmail with New Outlook
2013-02-19 11:24:31

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online On Tuesday, Microsoft announced its browser-based Outlook e-mail service has ended its preview phase and will now be available globally. The web-based Outlook.com was introduced last July, and is being touted as the boldest email move since Google launched Gmail back in 2004. Microsoft´s Outlook.com is also expected to replace its Hotmail web-based email service, which it acquired way back in 1997 and which never managed to...

2013-02-19 00:22:44

REDMOND, Wash., Feb. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Microsoft Corp announced that its highly popular email service, Outlook.com, is ready for primetime. Since the release of Outlook.com last summer as a preview, millions of people have already actively started using it, making it the world's fastest growing email service, going from 0 to 60 million in just six months. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click:...

Microsoft  Prepares To Switch Messenger Users to Skype
2013-02-15 17:36:45

Enid Burns for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online This week Microsoft outlined its plans to move users of its Messenger platform over to Skype. Microsoft originally planned to retire Messenger in all countries except mainland China by the end of the first quarter of 2013. However, it now appears that the transition may take a little longer than originally stated. Plans for the switchover were detailed by Mary Jo Foley for All About Microsoft on ZDNet. Microsoft executives now...