MSN Team Updates Hotmail; Launches Web Messenger

On Thursday, MSN rolled out its promised extra storage for Hotmail users. At the same time, the division launched the MSN Web Messenger technology that is designed to allow users to chat without having to install a desktop instant-messaging client.

[Via Microsoft Watch from Mary Jo Foley]

Finally … I also still use Hotmail (yes still too many private email accounts …) I’ve been waiting for the upgrade for quite some time now. It was announced somewhere back in June.