Today Microsoft has unveiled Outlook.com, a new email product from the company that will eventually be the home of the hundreds of millions of Hotmail users. TNW has extensively tested the product. It’s our view that Outlook.com is a well-designed webmail product that has the potential to reverse Microsoft’s lengthy slide in the product category to Google’s Gmail. In Microsoft’s view, the last major ‘disruption’ to email came with the introduction of Gmail and its 1 gigabyte of provided storage. In that time, free megabytes for mail cam in the dozens, making Gmail’s entry into the market a shakeup point. Gmail now offers over 10 gigabytes to its users. Read the full story at The Next Web.
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Shelly Palmer is the Professor of Advanced Media in Residence at Syracuse University’s S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications and CEO of The Palmer Group, a consulting practice that helps Fortune 500 companies with technology, media and marketing. Named LinkedIn’s “Top Voice in Technology,” he covers tech and business for Good Day New York, is a regular commentator on CNN and writes a popular daily business blog. He's a bestselling author, and the creator of the popular, free online course, Generative AI for Execs. Follow @shellypalmer or visit shellypalmer.com.