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Microsoft Rolling Out ‘Archive Folder’ to Outlook.com

Last week, Microsoft announced that Outlook.com now has over 25 million active users. Now, the “devices and services” company starting next week, will begin to encourage Hotmail users to move to the new web mail service. And it seems some Hotmail users will start seeing persuasive messages appear on their Hotmail accounts over …

Outlook.com New Personal Metro Style Email Service Adds One Million Subscribers in Just Six Hours

Microsoft in an effort to reimagine personal email – today, introduced a preview of the new “Outlook.com” cloud based personal email.

“You already know Outlook via the Outlook desktop app-for PCs and Macs for reading email, managing a calendar, and connecting to people. And you may have used the Outlook Web App connected …

Microsoft Pushes EU BCS Software on 28M Windows 7 SP1 PCs, After EU’s Complaint – Offers Tips to Keep Microsoft Account Secure

In a press release, Microsoft stated that they fixed a technical error that prevented the Browser Choice Screen (BCS) from displaying on roughly 28 million PCs running Windows 7 SP1 in Europe where Internet Explorer is the default browser.

“Sinc 2009, under a agreement with EU, Microsoft is required to …

Microsoft Research Cliplets Adds Animated GIF Support; Outlook Hotmail Connector 14.06123; MapPoint 2013; Streets & Trips 2013 Now Available for Download

Microsoft Research Cliplets Now with animated GIF supportMicrosoft Research Cliplets Now with animated GIF support

Cliplets from Microsoft Research – a small, free application that helps you create “cinemagraphs” can now output an animated GIF.

Microsoft Research Cliplets is an interactive app that gives users the power to create “Cliplets” — a type of imagery that sits between stills and video, including imagery such …

Hotmail Going Metro, New Screenshot Emerges, Will it be Called “Newmail”

Microsoft has long been working on to bring in the Metro user interface to more of its products and services — recently the company begun migrating its MSDN and TechNet blogs to Metro UI, and the upcoming Metro Hotmail information is coming out almost daily for past few days.

We have already seen …

Microsoft Announces 7 Bulletins for Jun 2012 Addressing 28 Vulnerabilities; IE10 Release Preview Supports Stable W3C Draft Standards; New Hotmail Metro UI Revealed

Microsoft Security Response team released the June 2012 advance security bulletin notification, which is scheduled for Tuesday, June 12.

“This month’s release includes 7 bulletins addressing 28 vulnerabilities in Microsoft Windows, Internet Explorer, Visual Basic for Applications, Dynamics AX, and the .NET Framework,” MSRC stated.

“All seven bulletins …

Microsoft Your Account Portal Launches, Unify Your Accounts and IDs

Microsoft rolling out a new billing portal dubbed Microsoft Your Account, which replaces the old portal (http://billing.microsoft.com/). According to the help page, the portal “will allow you to view at once all of your purchases, payments, subscriptions and accounts from various Microsoft services including Hotmail, Office, Zune, Xbox 360, Windows Phone, and Windows 8,”

How to Integrate Microsoft [email protected] Into Moodle?

Moodle Plugins for Microsoft Live@edu and Windows LiveMoodle Plugins for Microsoft Live@edu and Windows LiveMoodlerooms developed an plugin called “Microsoft Live Services Block” to connect Microsoft’s [email protected] services and Moodle. With this integration, Moodlerooms makes the rich functionality of [email protected] directly accessible within the Moodle 2.0 and 1.9 environments via single sign-on.

The Microsoft Live Services Block for Moodle provides an integration with Windows Live …

Hotmail War on Graymail: Over 100 Million Sweeps, Cleanups and Newsletters Filtered in 90 Days

HotmailHotmailOn October 2, 2011, Hotmail introduced a set of advanced features to combat “graymail” – “Graymail–messages like newsletters, daily deals, and notifications–is filling up inboxes all over the world.”

The customer are using new features such as Sweeping, categorizing, and Schedule Cleanup a lot and have so far conquered …

Hotmail Best at Spam Protection than Gmail, Research Study

Hotmail offers better spam protection than GmailHotmail offers better spam protection than GmailTaking its war against Google’s Gmail a step fruther, Microsoft in a February 13 blog posted that its own internal metrics, feedback, combined with a third party study, shows that Hotmail offers the best spam protection of any email service.

The results comes from a study conducted by a …

See How Much Time an Email Attachment can Waste; Solve Attachment Issues with SkyDrive

Solving the attachment problem with SkyDriveSolving the attachment problem with SkyDriveIn a February 10, blog titled “Solving the attachment problem with SkyDrive”, Lia Yu, a product marketer on the SkyDrive team, describes the problems people have with traditional email attachments and how the Windows Live SkyDrive cloud can solve them — stating “SkyDrive may be particularly helpful if your workplace hasn’t made the …

Microsoft Try the Dynamic Duo ‘IE9 and Bing’ and Microsoft Personal Data Dashboard

Microsoft Privacy Ads: Try Dynamic Duo IE9, BingMicrosoft Privacy Ads: Try Dynamic Duo IE9, BingMicrosoft’s latest newspaper ads highlighting Internet Explorer and Bing features. Microsoft Advertising this week has been running ads which focused on some key differences between some Google products and practices and some Microsoft products and services spurred by Google’s privacy polic changes.

Microsoft’s Frank X. Shaw, CVP, Corporate Communications, in a …

Microsoft: ‘Google read your Gmail, Peep at Videos,’ Try Hotmail & Office 365 – Released New ‘Email is Important’ Newspaper Ad & a Gmail Man Video Ad

Google Privacy Policy Change NoticeGoogle Privacy Policy Change NoticeMicosoft CVP of Communications, Frank X. Shaw in his follow up post on February 2 (about a series of ads that the Redmond company has placed in some major newspapers in the U.S. this week slamming Google’s recently announced changes to their products and policies) underlines Google’s practices when it comes to users’ …

Microsoft Privacy Ad Highlighting Controversial Changes in Google Privacy Policy – Google Busts Myths About Privacy Apprach

Google Privacy Policy Change NoticeGoogle Privacy Policy Change NoticeFollowing Google’s last week announcing a consolidate privacy policy, Frank X. Shaw, CVP, Corporate Communications, Microsoft writes these changes are meant to increase the control Google has over users’ accounts, and won’t increase transparency on the matter. In fact, these changes would make it harder for the user to stay …

Microsoft Tests Deals Ads to Replace Hotmail Banner Ads

Microsoft Tests new Deals Ads for HotmailMicrosoft Tests new Deals Ads for HotmailMicrosoft in an effort to make the ads look better in its webmail service Hotmail replacing conventional display ads with “ads for Deals,” including Bing Deals and MSN Offers.

Microsoft’s Director for the Windows and Windows Live Business Group, Dharmesh Mehta, believes users will prefer the new ads, as …