More than a year after Microsoft unveiled its modern mail service, it finally supports the widely used IMAP protocol.
Microsoft issued 13 bulletins—4 for them critical—that cover 47 vulnerabilities found across Internet Explorer, Outlook, SharePoint, Office and the Windows kernel.
Microsoft has integrated Outlook.com with Skype in several countries, including the U.K., the U.S. and Germany, offering users the ability to tap Skype functions and contacts from within the interface of the webmail application.
Microsoft on Saturday apologized for a three-day partial outage of Outlook.com and said the email service was back up and running, only to note hours later that problems still plagued some customers.
The Outlook.com issue prevented affected users from seeing all their email messages.
Microsoft has launched a version of its Outlook Web App for the Apple iPad and iPhone that is actually a native app, complementing the app suite it released last month as Office Mobile.
Trend Micro says it detected a targeted attack that sent malware-laden emails to representatives of 16 European countries and some Asian governments.
If you used your Microsoft account to manage more than one linked email account, those days will soon be over.
Between Outlook, and the rest of the new features with Windows 8.1, Windows RT tablets will be much more attractive to both businesses and consumers.
After months of claiming Google users were getting "Scroogled," Microsoft embraces its enemy by adding Google chat support to Outlook.com.