Microsoft Ditches Hotmail in Favor of Revamped Outlook.com

by Angela Nazworth | August 1, 2012 2:18 pm

Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT[1]) introduced Outlook.com[2] Monday to replace its laughably outdated Hotmail. Here are a few things you should know about Microsoft’s new email service.

So far, more than 1 million users have signed up for Outlook.com. You can read more about the service at Outlook’s blog[6].

Endnotes:
  1. MSFT: http://studio-5.financialcontent.com/investplace/quote?Symbol=MSFT
  2. Outlook.com: https://login.live.com/login.srf?wa=wsignin1.0&ct=1343843416&rver=6.1.6206.0&sa=1&ntprob=-1&wp=MBI_SSL_SHARED&wreply=https:%2F%2Fmail.live.com%2F%3Fowa%3D1%26owasuffix%3Dowa%252f&id=64855&snsc=1&cbcxt=mail
  3. FB: http://studio-5.financialcontent.com/investplace/quote?Symbol=FB
  4. LNKD: http://studio-5.financialcontent.com/investplace/quote?Symbol=LNKD
  5. GOOG: http://studio-5.financialcontent.com/investplace/quote?Symbol=GOOG
  6. Outlook’s blog: http://blogs.office.com/b/microsoft-outlook/archive/2012/07/31/introducing-outlook-com-modern-email-for-the-next-billion-mailboxes.aspx

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