marissa mayer

Yahoo Mail one-ups Gmail with better calendar integration

Looks like those free lunches are already starting to pay off. Yahoo has moved its popular email service forward with the addition of a calendar tab and made it possible to reply to calendar invites inside mail, the company announced today in a blog post.

Hotmail introduces aliases to create temporary email addresses

Microsoft has enabled the use of aliases its widely-used Hotmail email service. The new feature enables Hotmail users to add temporary email addresses in situations when they do not wish to use their personal, or every-day email address.

A quick tour of the new Yahoo Mail (video)

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hJGdRY2P9Po&w=425&h=344] Yahoo executives previewed several new products today as part of what they described as a three-year strategy for quicker, more unified product development. It looks like the most significant changes are coming to Yahoo Mail this fall — it’s supposed to be faster, with an improved interface, as well as stronger integration with social networks and other Web services.

Yahoo unveils three-year plan to become cool again

Yahoo executives spoke to journalists at the company’s Sunnyvale, Calif. headquarters this morning about their future plans — both upcoming improvements to products like Yahoo Mail, and an ambitious three-year strategy to revitalize the company.