Wednesday, May 19, 2010

With Bing, Microsoft challenged Google in search, now they've set their eyes on email

Microsoft, the software giant, has today announced a major facelift to its Hotmail email service that will help it better compete with popular services, such as Google's Gmail.

With almost 15 years of experience in email, Microsoft should have a considerable edge in knowing what people want from email - especially compared to Google's 6 years since the launch of its Gmail service.

Now, after challenging Google in search with its Bing search engine, Microsoft hopes to do the same with email, making the usually cumbersome and tiring job of reading email a joy to do.

Click here to read a comprehensive Wired Magazine article on the redesign.
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