web mail


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web mail

(messaging)
An electronic mail user agent that is accessible on the web (via HTTP). HoTMail was one of the first (bought by Microsoft), Google's GMail is another popular example.
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IBM s new web mail experience is very intuitive and integrated with key social business capabilities.
Key features of AOL's new Web Mail product include:
Microsoft is excited about AOL's new Web Mail offering and its support of Silverlight 2," said Brian Goldfarb, group product manager in the Developer Division at Microsoft Corp.
Mail Classic, its award-winning, traditional Web mail interface, providing users a choice between experiences.
Now, we're making it even easier by letting AIM users send instant messages from more places, such as right from AOL Web Mail and the AOL Toolbar.
net's new Rich Web Mail enhancements harness the power of AJAX technologies to deliver a browser-based email service with the convenience of a dedicated desktop email application.
net launched a new report button to its web mail interface that enables end-users to provide direct feedback to SophosLabs(TM), a global network of threat analysis centers.
This version is a significant enhancement to our already award-winning Web mail," said Kieran Nolan, vice president of AT&T Broadband.
This trend is likely to continue, given the multitude of browser vulnerabilities and the growing popularity of Instant Messaging, Web Mail and RSS," stated Roy Tuvey, president of ScanSafe.
We have been looking for ways to increase the functionality and usage of our unique web mail solution," said David Kim, CEO of Mail.