Microsoft to launch new apps and add-ins for Outlook.com email service

Microsoft is preparing for launch of new apps and add-ins for Outlook.com email service later this week. According to the Verge, Microsoft has started publishing its Build 2015 developer conference schedule a little early and Outlook.com apps are part of the news. A listing for a session on Outlook.com apps reads “In under 5 minutes, …

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Instagram unveils company first, @music

Social media hub Instagram has launched a new account dedicated to exploring music around the globe and connecting artists to fans to form a new community. The portal, titled ‘@music’, is a first for the Facebook-owned company and will see the service pursue different “musical experiences” each week, according to Instagram founder and CEO Kevin …

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Google launches security feature for Chrome web browser

Google Inc on Wednesday announced a free extension for its Chrome web browser that better protects Google accounts, including email, against online attackers trying to steal passwords and other personal information. The extension, called Password Alert, can be downloaded on Google Chrome and warns users before they enter account information on “phishing” pages, or imitation …

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Defective component slowed Apple Watch rollout: Report

Apple Inc limited availability of the Apple Watch after a key component supplied by a Chinese company was found to be defective, the Wall Street Journal reported on Wednesday, citing people familiar with the matter. The component, called the taptic engine, produces the sensation of being tapped on the wrist, the newspaper reported. Apple declined …

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