Which email service is owned by Microsoft?

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Which email service is owned by Microsoft?
  • Hotmail was founded in 1996 by Sabeer Bhatia and Jack Smith and acquired by Microsoft in 1997 for an estimated $400 million. It was renamed MSN Hotmail and eventually rebranded to Windows Live Hotmail as part of the Windows Live suite of products.
  • A Microsoft account is a free account that allows you to access a variety of Microsoft devices and services, including Outlook.com (formerly known as hotmail.com, msn.com, and live.com), Office Online programmes, Skype, OneDrive, Xbox Live, Bing, Windows, and the Microsoft Store.

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