It seems that the people at the search engine outfit Yahoo do not like being told to "eat their own dog food". Yup, they prefer Outlook to Yahoo Mail, which is about as damning as eating poop over Marissa Mayer's baked goods (that's not a euphemism, she actually likes to bake stuff).
Poor Microsoft. They can't get a break. Now, it seems, that Outlook users are suffering some downtimes. They are not just down because they are still on Microsoft products and can't get a Gmail account. No, they are, literally, down.
You can check out the live updates here. The latest message is:
Let's be honest: about time. Outlook Web App (OWA) is going all Apple on us. But, if you look at the interface, it looks like Apple is going all Microsoft tile-y. Hmmm.
Microsoft has completed the move from Hotmail to the new Outlook.com, which now boasts more than 400 million accounts.
Microsoft has apparently been forced to delay the rollout of Microsoft Office for iOS and Android by almost a year.
Microsoft's migration of Hotmail users to Outlook doesn't seem to be going quite to plan. A series of outages in both services has left people unable to access their emails.
Microsoft has taken its Outlook.com email service out of preview and opened it to the public, as it prepares to shut Hotmail down.
Microsoft has launched an aggressive PR campaign against Google, claiming users are being 'scroogled' by its privacy practices.
Forget about Yahoo, Hotmail and Gmail - Redmond wants to be a real email contender with Outlook.com.
There's a new add-on for Outlook that lets users write an e-mail and send it to anyone in the world.
Microsoft has confirmed that it will be releasing an updated version of its Office suite for the Mac sometime during 2010.