Microsoft announced yesterday that Outlook.com 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 Outlook.com director of product manager on the company blog. Outlook.com is a mail service that competes against Yahoo! Mail and Google Gmail.
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Back in July, Microsoft redesigned Outlook.com. Outlook.com 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.
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.