Monday, June 22, 2009

Paul Allen-backed Xiant looks to help manage email overload - TechFlash: Seattle's Technology News Source

Lots of activity in the reinventing-email zone lately

Paul Allen must be sick and tired of wading through email. First, the Microsoft co-founder incubated Gist, a Seattle startup that's trying to help people more effectively manage and consolidate personal messages flowing through Twitter, Facebook and email.

Now, the billionaire is launching Xiant, a Microsoft Outlook add-on designed to help people better organize email messages. In fact, Xiant -- a unit of Vulcan Technologies -- was a direct outgrowth of Allen's frustration trying to keep up with email.

Paul Allen-backed Xiant looks to help manage email overload - TechFlash: Seattle's Technology News Source

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