Microsoft email formal integration Skype service at Outlook.com

Beijing time on May 1, morning news, Microsoft announced yesterday, free email at Outlook.com will be formally integrated Skype video chat and information services, and launch a preview.

Microsoft will launch the first British oriented mailbox user preview, and pushed to the United States and Germany in the next few weeks as the user. Microsoft announced Monday evening that this summer will be a massive push the service to the users.

Microsoft said the service integration designed to allow users to “less typing, more talk”. Skype, the global marketing director Simon Long Bo thom (Simon Longbottom) wrote in a blog post: “even if good email service, text function also is not enough. We all have a think video chat more convenient than typing. Sometimes, a short call is much more efficient than a long E-mail. That is why we will Skype voice and video function integrated into Outlook.com.”

Microsoft in October 2011 to buy Skype, and announced in November last year, will soon be cancel the original instant messaging services, to support the development of Skype. Skype executives on the bottom of the last 10, said Skype or would replace Microsoft Messenger instant messaging services, but declined to give specific time frame.

in addition, Skype also released video to show the user how to use the integrated service.

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