Microsoft Outlook to Become More Social with Beta Release of Outlook Social Connector

Microsoft will release a public beta version of Outlook Social Connector, an add-on to Microsoft Outlook in Microsoft Office 2010, next week, TechCrunch reported.

Outlook Social Connector integrates streams from Windows Live and third-party networks directly into Outlook, and social-networking sites Facebook and MySpace joined original partner LinkedIn, according to TechCrunch.