No More Excuses, Grandpa: Gmail Now Imports Mail and Contacts from Hotmail, Yahoo, and AOL

In an effort to scoop up some of those people who are tethered to their current webmail services by nothing except the sheer inconvenience of switching, Google has implemented easy migration tools for straggling Hotmail, Yahoo and AOL users. The service does their current POP3 import feature one better, grabbing contacts as well. The feature should roll out to everyone within a few days. [Gmail Blog]