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6 Microsoft Acquisitions: What Do They Mean?

Microsoft bought big data, email, and machine learning businesses on its holiday shopping spree. What will they bring to its future?
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Acompli (Dec. 1, 2014)
The newest version of Outlook for iOS and Android was prefaced by Microsoft's acquisition of Acompli, a software startup with the goal of improving email functionality. Its platform enables iOS and Android users to simplify email management by bringing capabilities typically used on desktops to mobile devices. Examples include the ability to view the calendar and email on the same screen and send emails for suggested meeting times. 

Acompli's platform served as the foundation for the newly released version of Outlook, which is optimized for mobile devices. Users now have access to enhanced calendar functionality and email management, among other features.

(Image source: AppAdvice)

Acompli (Dec. 1, 2014)

The newest version of Outlook for iOS and Android was prefaced by Microsoft's acquisition of Acompli, a software startup with the goal of improving email functionality. Its platform enables iOS and Android users to simplify email management by bringing capabilities typically used on desktops to mobile devices. Examples include the ability to view the calendar and email on the same screen and send emails for suggested meeting times.

Acompli's platform served as the foundation for the newly released version of Outlook, which is optimized for mobile devices. Users now have access to enhanced calendar functionality and email management, among other features.

(Image source: AppAdvice)

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