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Hint: An idea that changed the way we communicate
Answer:  Hotmail
Windows Live Hotmail, is a free web-based email service operated by Microsoft as part of Windows Live. One of the first web-based email services, it was founded by Sabeer Bhatia and Jack Smith and launched in July 1996 as "HoTMaiL". It was acquired by Microsoft in 1997 for an estimated $400 million, and shortly after it was rebranded as "MSN Hotmail". The current version was released in 2007.
Hotmail service was founded by Sabeer Bhatia and Manojit Rout, and was one of the first webmail services on the Internet along with Four11's RocketMail (later Yahoo! Mail). It was commercially launched on July 4, 1996, American Independence Day, symbolizing "freedom" from ISP-based email and the ability to access a user's inbox from anywhere in the world. The name "Hotmail" was chosen out of many possibilities ending in "-mail" as it included the letters HTML - the markup language used to create web pages (to emphasize this, the original type casing was "HoTMaiL"). The limit for free storage was 2 MB. Hotmail was initially backed by venture capital firm Draper Fisher Jurvetson. By December 1997, it reported more than 8.5 million subscribers. Hotmail initially ran under Solaris for mail services and Apache on FreeBSD for web services before being converted to Microsoft products.

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Fayaz said...
January 7, 2012 at 9:02 PM

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CONDOR said...
January 7, 2012 at 9:37 PM

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Jitendra Gaglani said...
January 8, 2012 at 3:01 PM

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January 8, 2012 at 3:26 PM

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manav said...
January 8, 2012 at 7:51 PM

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indian said...
January 9, 2012 at 4:11 PM

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SS PANDA said...
January 10, 2012 at 11:45 AM

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Dave47 said...
January 11, 2012 at 2:34 AM

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Hitesh said...
January 11, 2012 at 3:14 PM

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Farhan Khan said...
January 12, 2012 at 8:47 PM

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