Microsoft registers and

Microsoft has registered and domains.Maybe this is a domain protection process or some type of Windows Phone partnership with Sony Ericsson in future. To check the whois information click the below two links.


Continue ReadingMicrosoft registers and

No More common passwords-Hotmail

Microsoft will soon be changing its password policy, to increase security of hotmail. Now creating a new Hotmail account or changing the password of an existing account won’t be able to use common passwords. Having a common password makes your account vulnerable to brute force “dictionary” attacks. Common passwords are like “password”,“123456”,”ilovecats”,”gogiants.”


Continue ReadingNo More common passwords-Hotmail

Microsoft Acquires Skype

Microsoft announced that it has acquired Skype for $8.5 billion. The acquisition will increase the accessibility of real-time video and voice communications. Now Skype will support Xbox,Kinect, Windows Phone and a wide array of Windows devices, and Microsoft will connect Skype users with Lync, Outlook, Xbox Live and other communities.

Continue ReadingMicrosoft Acquires Skype