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Microsoft updates Outlook.com calendar with Metro look, greater connectivity

Microsoft is rolling out a new calendar for Outlook.com starting today, sporting the new Metro look and a raft of improvements to the seriously outdated prior version.

Microsoft details law enforcement requests in new report

Following similar disclosures from companies like Google and Twitter, Microsoft has for the first time released statistics about requests it has received from law enforcement agencies for data about its users, and the criteria it employs to decide how it will respond.

Microsoft blames Outlook, Hotmail outage on overheated servers, apologizes

Microsoft says an outage that left Outlook.com and Hotmail users without access to emails for almost 16 hours this week was due to overheating servers in the data center.

Microsoft fixes Hotmail, Outlook.com glitches that caused outage

Microsoft has fixed a problem that caused an outage for many users of Hotmail and the service that is replacing it, Outlook.com. Maintenance work continued to affect the calendaring component of Hotmail, however.

Who's 'Scroogled' now? Hotmail, Outlook.com out for 15 hours

Microsoft Wednesday said it restored full service to Hotmail and Outlook.com about 15 hours after the online mail sites went partially dark.

Microsoft has access issues with Hotmail, Outlook, SkyDrive services

Microsoft experienced disruptions for several hours to its online suite of mail, calendar and storage services, leaving many users unable to access their accounts.

Microsoft winds down its anti-Google ad campaign

Microsoft is ending its "Scroogled" advertising takedown of Google's privacy practices, citing a successful petition and continued Web presence at Scroogled.com.

Decoded: Microsoft's puzzling Office 365 rollout

Three new packages offer an appealing lineup for small business, but the pricing plans and some of the features are difficult to decipher.

Five surprisingly great things about Outlook 2013

A confirmed Outlook hater grudgingly admits there's a lot to like in Microsoft's new mail client.

Microsoft steps up 'Scroogle' campaign against Google with advocacy twist

As Microsoft pushed Outlook.com out of preview mode today, analysts said the company's "Scroogled" attack ads, which fired shots at Google's Gmail two weeks ago, were effective.