Hotmail signs off, replaced with

Aug 1, 2012
If you've still got a Hotmail account -- and there are still millions of you out there -- take note. As of today, Microsoft is phasing out its free email brand. The company is renaming the service and adding features to better compete with Yahoo and Gmail.
Posted In: hotmail, outlook, Microsoft, email

Microsoft tries to capitalize on Google’s privacy issues

Feb 1, 2012
One person's crisis is another's opportunity
Posted In: Google, Microsoft, bing, hotmail

Hotmail is on Fire

Jan 25, 2012
Kindle Fire, that is. See what we did there?
Posted In: hotmail, Microsoft, kindle fire

Hotmail? Yes, Hotmail.

Oct 4, 2011
Microsoft announced that everyone's favorite first email program is coming out with new filtering options. In the era of daily deals and having to...
Posted In: hotmail, Microsoft, spam, Tech Report

More cloud outages. Cloudages?

Sep 9, 2011
Yesterday we told you about Google Docs going down, which meant anything you had stored up on that cloud was not accessible. Not to be outdone,...
Posted In: cloud, Google, hotmail, Microsoft, schecky

Microsoft banning terrible passwords from Hotmail

Jul 15, 2011
You don't normally think of Hotmail as being the most forward looking web application. It's often accused of being clunky, spammy, just old and...
Posted In: hotmail, Microsoft, passwords

Is Russia cracking down on the Internet?

Apr 13, 2011
Last week, we reported on the outage of blogging site Live Journal that left President Dmitry Medvedev miffed. This week, Reuters is reporting that...
Posted In: China, Gmail, hotmail, Russia, security, skype

Hotmail emails vanish

Jan 3, 2011
Usually the only time I think about Hotmail is when I'm admonishing my wife to drop her clunky old Hotmail account and switch over to something...
Posted In: hotmail, Microsoft, privacy, Web Culture