Everybody hates email - so why do they still use it?

Stuart Sumner
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Everybody hates email - so why do they still use it?

Email has had more than its share of critics over the years, but if it's so bad, why is it still a core application for just about every business? Stuart Sumner explores the pros and cons and asks if email is set to be replaced in the near future

Imagine a tool that lets you communicate with just about anyone, anywhere in the world. It's free, has minimal hardware requirements and takes up very little disk space. It also syncs across all your devices....

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