Microsoft Outlook Posts Exits Preview Mode With 60 Million Users

Microsoft announced yesterday that has exited preview mode and is now available to everyone.  “Today is a major milestone in our mission to provide people everywhere with the world’s best email experience,” stated director of product manager on the company blog. is a mail service that competes against Yahoo! Mail and Google Gmail.

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Back in July, Microsoft redesigned hit 10 million users this past August and they past 1 million on the first day of their service.  Today Microsoft announced that their new e-mail service has over 25 million active users.

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Microsoft Integrates LinkedIn Into Microsoft Office

LinkedIn has announced that Microsoft will be integrating the social network into the upcoming version of Microsoft Office.  Users will be able to log in using their LinkedIn usernames and passwords within Outlook and see profile information like photos and status updates for anyone that sends them an e-mail.  LinkedIn data can be added into contact cards within Outlook too.  Microsoft Office is available as a free consumer preview and will hit retail shelves early next year.

Microsoft Integrates Facebook Into Outlook

Facebook and Windows Live Messenger has been integrated with Microsoft Outlook. The News Feed of your Facebook friends can be seen from within Outlook.
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