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Microsoft Launches Skype For Outlook.com For All Users, Adds HD Video Calling

Microsoft Launches Skype For Outlook.com For All Users, Adds HD Video Calling

By Chris Crum March 4, 2014

Microsoft announced on Tuesday that Skype is now available from Outlook.com for users all over the world. Last summer, the company announced availability in the U.S., U.K., Brazil and Canada. They’ve also added HD video calling for PC users, improvements …

Outlook.com Gets A New Ad Format Outlook.com Gets A New Ad Format
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Microsoft introduced a new ad format for Outlook.com today, called versaTiles. It’s currently being sold in the U.S. and Brazil, but will also soon launch in Australia, Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Netherlands, Spain and the U.K. The format consists …

Virus Bulletin Backs Gmail Security Claims Virus Bulletin Backs Gmail Security Claims
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Virus Bulletin has put out a report saying that its own data supports recent security claims made by Google about Gmail. Last week, Google put out a blog post claiming to have substantially reduced the amount of compromised accounts. The …

Is Gmail Privacy As Bad As Microsoft Says It Is? Is Gmail Privacy As Bad As Microsoft Says It Is?
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Last week, Microsoft launched a new “Scroogled” campaign. In case you don’t recall, the company launched a campaign under that name during the holiday season, calling out Google Shopping for its paid Google Shopping model (a move that has been …

Microsoft: Scroogled Petition Has 79K Signatures Microsoft: Scroogled Petition Has 79K Signatures
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Microsoft keeps on keeping on with this Scroogled thing. We’ve been alerted that there’s now an infographic to go along with it. The company says its Scroogled petition has reached 78,000 signatures (It’s actually at over 79K). It’s unclear how …

Microsoft Launches Outlook.com To All Microsoft Launches Outlook.com To All
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Microsoft has announced that Outlook.com, the new webmail offering it launched in limited preview last year, is officially launching worldwide to all. According to the company, it has already amassed 60 million users in 6 months. According to a report …

Firm Thinks Microsoft's Mail Branding Choice Valid Firm Thinks Microsoft's Mail Branding Choice Valid
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Earlier this week, Microsoft launched Outlook.com to all users. This is a webmail offering that launched in in preview last year, but now all Hotmail users are being transitioned to the new experience. We took a closer look at the …

New Scroogled Video Shows Google Cyborg Reading Mail New Scroogled Video Shows Google Cyborg Reading Mail
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As you may know, Microsoft recently resurrected its “Scroogled” campaign against Google, attacking Gmail in the latest round. More on the campaign here, but the premise is basically that Microsoft wants Gmail users to be aware that Google serves them …

Microsoft: Gmail Users Prefer Outlook.com Microsoft: Gmail Users Prefer Outlook.com

There’s no cool blind taste test site or video with some guy walking up to random people and shoving such an offering in their faces, but Microsoft is once again saying that most users prefer its product to Google’s. This …

Microsoft Unleashes New Webmail Service Outlook.com Microsoft Unleashes New Webmail Service Outlook.com
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The past week has been a big one in the email space. We told you about AOL’s big new redesign, and then Google integrated Google+ Hangouts into Gmail. Now, Microsoft is dropping Hotmail in favor of a new, rebranded web …