Microsoft Tries To Poach Gmail Users With Outlook Import Tool
Credit: Flickr
December 12, 2013

Via The Inquirer:

AGGRESSIVE SOFTWARE MARKETING OUTFIT Microsoft has announced a service that makes it easier for users to import Gmail accounts to Outlook.

In a brazen attempt to lure users from rival email service Gmail, the automated migration functionality built into Outlook guides users through a step by step process to transfer messages and contacts from Gmail to the Microsoft webmail service using Oauth.

"There are people who aren't quite as happy with their email service. For example, discontent with Gmail seems to be on the rise," jeered Microsoft at Google in a Microsoft Office blog post. "Of course...

Continue reading...

Can you help us out?

For 17 years we have been exposing Washington lies and untangling media deceit, but now Facebook is drowning us in an ocean of right wing lies. Please give a one-time or recurring donation, or buy a year's subscription for an ad-free experience. Thank you.

Discussion

We are currently migrating to Disqus

On May 14, 2022, we started migrating our comments from Insticator back to Disqus. During this transition period, some posts will have Insticator and some Disqus. For more information on the transition, as well as information regarding old C&L accounts, please see this post.


We welcome relevant, respectful comments. Any comments that are sexist or in any other way deemed hateful by our staff will be deleted and constitute grounds for a ban from posting on the site. Please refer to our Terms of Service for information on our posting policy.