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Outlook.com partial outage stretches to 20 hours

Browser-based access works fine, but several Microsoft-made clients, including Outlook in Office 2003, 2007, and 2010, can't retrieve or send mail

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Widespread outages hit Windows 8/8.1 Metro Mail, Windows Live Mail, Windows Phone 8.1 mail

Microsoft confirms that the mail has been experiencing problems for at least six hours

Expired Google certificate temporarily disrupts Gmail service

Google let a certificate linked to the Gmail SMTP server expire, causing issues for third-party email clients

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Transform your email server into a collaboration platform

Many attempts at business collaboration have failed because they established environments separate from email. Here's how one can become an extension of the other

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How to migrate your Exchange server to Office 365

It's easy to decide to use Office 365 for email, but not so easy to actually move from on-premises Exchange

Yahoo puts email encryption plug-in source code up for review

A plug-in that will enable end-to-end encryption of email messages should be ready by year end

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Email security hits the gold standard -- but not via Google or Yahoo

German e-government service gets OpenPGP-based plug-ins, but their impact is unlikely to be widespread

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Gmail's revised contacts page cuts down on clutter

The new features will help users merge duplicate contacts and keep them updated automatically

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Don't let the cloud become your next data prison

Data portability is your key to keeping vendor lock-in from following you into the cloud

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Now Office 365 lets you retain deleted emails longer

Many admins were confused when Microsoft announced new policy settings, but the result is greater consistency

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Google wants to manage your work email with Inbox

Google plans to roll out Inbox for Google Apps so people in the workplace can use it to manage email from their bosses, HR, and clients

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Get it right later? Microsoft Outlook needs to work now

Public beta testing is fine, if users know it's happening, but it's no excuse for bad apps

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Microsoft Outlook for iOS doesn't live up to its name

Microsoft has applied a thin sheen to the Accompli app, but scratch below the surface, and the shortcomings quickly become clear

Microsoft continues cross-platform tear, releases Outlook for iOS, Android

Renames acquisition Acompli Email as Outlook, shoves them out the door to replace Outlook Web App for Office 365 user

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Amazon's next targets: Microsoft Exchange and Gmail

WorkMail, Amazon's new cloud-hosted email for business, is aimed squarely at existing Exchange and Gmail customers, but its cloud still draws more attention than its desktop enterprise offerings

Microsoft updates Outlook for Mac preview tease

Outlook on the Mac is still only available to Office 365 subscribers

Email accounts exposed in Verizon My FiOS mobile app

Verizon has now fixed the flaw in the API of My FiOS, according to a software developer

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The never-ending quest to dethrone email

Pretenders to the messaging throne have been many, but email still reigns. Here’s how that might change

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