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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...

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2012-08-01 19:23:13

Enid Burns for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online It took just six hours for Microsoft to reach one million users who signed up for a new Outlook.com email address. Microsoft opened the virtual doors on the cloud-based personal email service this week. The Twitter account @Outlook tweeted yesterday to say "One million people have signed up for a new, modern email experience at Outlook.com. Thanks!" The tweet also contained the hashtag #outlookpreview and a chart showing registration...


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