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Windows Live Hotmail

Microsoft Email Service
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since 1996 in USA
Windows Live Hotmail, formerly known as MSN Hotmail and commonly referred to simply as Hotmail, is a free web-based email service operated by Microsoft as part of its Windows Live group. It was founded by Sabeer Bhatia and Jack Smith. Launching in July 1996 as "HoTMaiL" and funded by the venture capital firm Draper Fisher Jurvetson, it was one of the first web-based e-mail services. Its original name and capitalization refers to HTML, the encoding language used by the World Wide Web. It was also one of the first free e-mail providers. It was subsequently acquired by Microsoft in 1997 for an estimated $400 million, and shortly after it was rebranded as "MSN Hotmail". The current version, "Windows Live Hotmail", was officially announced in 2005 and released worldwide in 2007.

Windows Live Hotmail features 5GB of storage that expands as necessary, security measures for which patents have been filed, Ajax technology, and integration with Windows Live Messenger, Spaces, Calendar, and Contacts. It has over 270 million users worldwide as of 2008. It is available in 36 different language

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Alexa: http://www.alexa.com/siteinfo/live.com
Quantcast: http://www.quantcast.com/live.com
AboutUs: http://www.aboutus.org/live.com
DomainTool: http://whois.domaintools.com/live.com

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rated as 3.0