Tag Archives: Gmail

Google: Hackers Targeted Gmail Accounts Of Senators

Gosh, who could it have been? CNN reports: The personal Gmail accounts of an unspecified number of US senators and Senate staff have been targeted by foreign government hackers, a Google spokesperson confirmed to CNN on Thursday. On Wednesday, Sen. Ron Wyden, an Oregon Democrat, wrote in a letter to Senate leadership that his office had learned that “at least …

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Google Sued Over Third Party Access To Emails

Courthouse News reports: Despite its promise to stop scanning emails for advertising purposes, Google let outside developers access and read millions of users’ private emails without consent, an Ohio man claims in a new class action. Lead plaintiff James Coyne, of Ohio, sued the technology giant in federal court Friday night, seeking damages and injunction to stop the Alphabet-owned company …

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Gmail Launches First Major Update In Years [VIDEO]

The Verge reports: The world’s most popular email service is getting a big overhaul today. Google is making official the changes we saw leaked earlier this month, with email snoozing, nudging, and confidential mode making their debut alongside a substantial visual redesign for Gmail on the web. The new Gmail begins a global phased rollout today, which is to say …

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Hotmail To Go Bye-Bye

Microsoft is doing away with Hotmail and replacing it something a jillion times better, swear! On Tuesday, Microsoft took the wraps off its new webmail service, which eventually will replace the highly popular Hotmail. The updated service is a big redesign that allows Outlook.com accounts to be synchronized across a range of devices, and includes integration with social networking sites …

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Gmail Goes Social

Today Google is expected to announce a new Gmail feature that will mimic many of the features of Facebook and Twitter. Via Mashable: Gmail users can already update their statuses — sort of — through Gmail’s chat feature. Currently, this feature is more akin to the traditional IM “away message.” However, with this new social push, Gmail will offer a …

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Daily Grumble

Is it just me or has Gmail just given up on spam blocking? A year ago I’d get one or two a week, max. Lately, it’s 20 or 30 a day. Annoyed!

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