Oops. Microsoft appears to have prematurely spilled the beans on announcing its acquisition of the email app startup Acompli by accidentally posting an unfinished blog post.
The post, penned by Microsoft corporate vice president Rajesh Jha, was title “Blank Post Please Delete,” but its URL caught the eye of tech bloggers. The URL read http://blogs.microsoft.com/blog/2014/11/25/microsoft-acquires-acompli/, which means the original headline entered into the website’s back-end was “Microsoft Acquires Acompli.”
So assuming an announcement is forthcoming, what is Acompli? It’s an email app for professionals. According to TechCrunch, it “focuses on helping people find the most important emails in their box, quickly.”