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Microsoft’s service-wide log-in issues should now be fixed

Update: Yesterday, we learned that many users across the world were having issues with Microsoft’s account-based services, with customers unable to login to Xbox, Outlook, Office 365 and even Skype. At the time, we didn’t have official acknowledgement from Microsoft on the wide-spread issue but today, the company finally got …

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Outlook app for iOS and Android released


Microsoft has just released its new Outlook apps for both iOS and Android devices, and already, it has risen above Gmail and other similar productivity apps in the iOS store. While it has been based on the Acompli app that Microsoft bought at the end of last year, this new re-branded …

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Microsoft Office apps for iPad hit 12 million downloads

Microsoft Corp. has announced that its Office applications for Apple iPad were downloaded more than 12 million times in just one week. At present, the Word, Excel, OneNote and PowerPoint applications are top free apps in Apple’s AppStore. But is 12 million really a lot? “More than 12 million downloads …

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Microsoft let the NSA record Skype video calls

We all know companies like Microsoft, Google, Apple, Facebook and others, have been sharing information with the authorities in the US for quite some time, but now it’s come to light that Microsoft even allowed the NSA to record video conversations people were having using the VOIP service, Skype. This …

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Hotmail still down for some after 12 hours


Microsoft’s Hotmail and Outlook services went down for a big portion of the user base earlier this morning and over 12 hours on there’s still a lot of people unable to access their email. While this writer has no problem accessing his old Hotmail account, the Microsoft Status page is …

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Microsoft ‘Office 15’ reaches Technical Preview stage

Alongside Windows 8 development, the next version of Microsoft Office (codenamed Office 15) is also right on track with a Technical Preview having just been distributed to a select group of customers under non-disclosure agreements for testing. PJ Hough whom is CVP of Development for Microsoft’s Office Division said, “At …

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