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  • You can undo sent emails in Gmail. Here's how 5 hours 40 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Ever regretted sending the right mail to the wrong person? Wished you could just turn back time and check the details before hitting send? You don't need an expensive time machine, a small tweak to your Gmail settings can save you from owning up to embarrassing emails which flew...
  • Finding it difficult to uninstall the new Microsoft Outlook app for Android? Here's how to do it 2 days ago

    New Delhi: Now that Microsoft's new Outlook app is available for everyone, many of you may have installed it on your Android device. And if you, like some of us, are not too happy with the app and want to get it off your phone, go ahead and uninstall it....
  • Trai in damage control mode on email controversy 5 days ago

    New Delhi: In a damage control move, the telecom regulator Trai on Thursday altered email IDs of all stakeholders who responded to its consultation paper on framework for over-the-top players like Viber, WhatsApp and net neutrality. After facing flak for making public 10 lakh email IDs on its website, the Telecom...
  • Microsoft Outlook for Android now available for download April 23, 2015

    New Delhi: In January, Microsoft released its Outlook app for iOS along with a preview version for Android. After updating Outlook for Android 17 times during this time, the app is finally out of preview and polished for a full rollout. Outlook notes in its blog that its Android version has...
  • Largest ever study of email habits reveals how predictable you are April 13, 2015

    New Delhi: In what is touted as the largest email study ever conducted, researchers have tried to get answers to the ultimate question about people's email dealing habits. Yahoo labs researchers analysed emails of two million participants who sent more than 16 billion messages over the course of several months....
  • Google updates Gmail app to let users access Yahoo, Outlook emails March 31, 2015

    San Francisco: Google said Monday it was updating its mobile Gmail app for Android device users to allow them to manage multiple email accounts from a single program. "Starting today, you'll be able to view all your mail at once, regardless of which account it's from, using the new 'All Inboxes'...
  • You can now also access your Yahoo, Outlook emails from Gmail Android app March 31, 2015

    New Delhi: Google just made it easier for you to manage all your email accounts (yes, even if they are not Gmail accounts) at a single place with its updated Gmail Android app. As the technology grows, our channels of online communications also grow and so do the attached email accounts....
  • Google's experimental Pony Express service could let you pay bills directly within Gmail March 25, 2015

    New Delhi: Google is experimenting with a feature that will let its Gmail users receive and pay their bills within their email accounts. The service, dubbed Pony Express, has been designed to allow Gmail users to pay bills within Gmail without having to go to a telecom or utility company's...
  • SC notice to Essar group, Centre, CBI on plea seeking SIT probe into Essar email leak case March 23, 2015

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Monday issued a notice to Essar group, Central government and Central Bureau of Investigation on an NGO plea seeking a court-monitored probe into Essar email leak case. The move came after a PIL sought a probe by an Special Investigation Probe into nexus between corporate...
  • 5 things you can do to ward off the NSA from snooping on your emails March 17, 2015

    SAn Francisco: More than half of Americans are worried about the US government's digital spies prying into their emails, texts, search requests and other online information, but few are trying to thwart the surveillance. That's according to a new survey from Pew Research Center, released Monday. A main reason for the...
  • Explained: Controversy over Hilary Clinton's private email March 15, 2015

    Washington: Hillary Rodham Clinton's decision to eschew government email and use her own private server as US secretary of state has raised questions about secrecy, security and the law - including whether she might have deleted important messages instead of preserving them for public scrutiny and history. The controversy has...
  • Used personal email account for ‘convenience', says Hillary Clinton March 11, 2015

    Former US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is hoping to end the controversy over her using her private e-mail account to conduct government business. "I opted for convenience to use my personal email account. I thought it would be easier to carry just one device for my work, and one...
  • Hackers steal 1 billion email addresses in spam software sale scheme March 8, 2015

    Atlanta: Computer hackers stole 1 billion email addresses from US marketing companies in what federal authorities Friday called one of the largest reported data breaches in US history. Three people were indicted on federal charges after they allegedly netted $2 million in commissions from millions of spam emails that routed recipients...
  • Google's updated Gmail for iOS lets you reply to emails directly from notifications March 7, 2015

    New Delhi: Google has updated its Gmail app for iOS and now users will be able to reply to the emails or archive them right from the notification prompt. Users can take the same actions by swiping the lock screen whenever the Gmail notifications are received. The updated version 4.0 of...
  • Microsoft to discontinue support for Facebook chat, Google chat from Outlook.com in coming weeks February 25, 2015

    New Delhi: Microsoft's email service-Outlook.com has sent an email to all its users that it was removing Facebook chat and Google chat support from its service. The company said that in the upcoming weeks it will discontinue support for the popular chats in a bid to push its own Skype chatting...
  • Amazon WorkMail: Amazon announces email service; challenges Google, Microsoft January 29, 2015

    San Francisco: Amazon.com accelerated its efforts to win over corporate clients on Wednesday by announcing an email and scheduling service that will compete with Microsoft and Google. The service, dubbed WorkMail, will launch in the second quarter and has been developed by the company's cloud computing unit, Amazon Web Services (AWS)....
  • WikiLeaks blasts Google for quietly handing emails to government January 27, 2015

    San Francisco: WikiLeaks criticised Google, alleging that the company waited 2-1/2 years to notify members of the anti-secrecy group that it had turned over their private emails and other information to the US government. In a letter to Google, lawyers representing WikiLeaks said they were "astonished and disturbed" by Google's actions...
  • Priyanka Chopra's cousin Meera to feature in '1920 London' and 'Zindagi Ek Pal' January 5, 2015

    Mumbai: Actress Meera Chopra, who made her Bollywood debut last year with horror comedy 'Gang Of Ghosts', will now be seen in Vikram Bhatt's '1920 London', that will hit the theatres by April this year. "I am doing Vikram Bhatt's '1920 London' that will release in March or April this year,"...
  • 5 simple ways to make your email safer in case of a hack attack December 20, 2014

    Los Angeles: The Sony hack, the latest in a wave of company security breaches, exposed months of employee emails. Other hacks have given attackers access to sensitive information about a company and its customers, such as credit-card numbers and email addresses. One way hackers can sneak into a company is...
  • US State Department's unclassified email system hacked November 17, 2014

    Washington: The US State Department's unclassified email systems were the victim of a cyberattack in recent weeks, around the same time as White House systems were breached, a senior US official said on Monday. The official, who spoke on condition of anonymity, said none of the department's classified systems was compromised....
  • Phishing successful 45 per cent of the time: Study November 10, 2014

    Los Angeles: Certain websites included in phishing emails successfully lure users up to 45 per cent of the time, according to a new Google study. Researchers at Google and the University of California, San Diego found that emails that try to trick users into handing over their information work way better...
  • Income Tax department launches secure email system for staff to curb frauds October 12, 2014

    New Delhi: To curb misuse of official cyber tools and attempts of phishing, the Income Tax department has rolled out a secure email system for all its employees and officers. The department, official sources said, has recently discontinued its existing email systems (called Lotus mail and IMail) and has issued...
  • Messages received on J&K CM's email will be acted upon: Omar Abdullah September 20, 2014

    Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Saturday said he has transferred his email account to his office and messages received on it will be acted upon and he will try to tweet about the updates. "Limited, very patchy internet access, not able to access anything.Those who want to...
  • Indian American scientist VA Shiva Ayyadurai invented email when he was only 14 August 30, 2014

    Washington: Know who is the inventor of email? The credit goes to an Indian American VA Shiva Ayyadurai who received official recognition as the inventor of the computer program for electronic mail system from the US government August 30, 1982. Studying at Livingston High School in New Jersey, Ayyadurai began his...
  • Microsoft will not hand over overseas email to US prosecutors, despite court order August 30, 2014

    New York: A US judge on Friday lifted a suspension on her order directing Microsoft to turn over a customer's emails stored overseas to US prosecutors, but the software company said it would not release any emails while it appeals the ruling. Chief Judge Loretta Preska of the US District Court...
  • Gmail, Yahoo make phone number mandatory for new email IDs August 10, 2014

    New Delhi: World's most popular free email providers Gmail and Yahoo have made telephone number mandatory for creation of new email addresses in a bid to check spam. Any person wishing to create a new email ID needs to provide a telephone number which Gmail and Yahoo use for verification. Google...
  • Yahoo to join Google to create a secure email system August 8, 2014

    Yahoo said it will join Google to create a secure email system by next year that could make it nearly impossible for hackers or government officials to read users' messages, The Wall Street Journal reported. The move comes as large technology companies unite to beef up their defences against government intrusion...
  • Marked an email as spam from an American who named you an heir in his will? India has lost Rs 5420 crore to Nigerian email scams! July 22, 2014

    If you're reading this you have definitely received a mail from a wealthy Nigerian, or a rich American who left you all his property in his will, or a widow who would like to hand over her riches to you. While you may have marked these mails as spam, quite...
  • Microsoft toughens Outlook email encryption to thwart online snooping July 2, 2014

    San Francisco: Microsoft on Tuesday said it is scrambling Outlook email messages in transit to thwart spying by governments or others. Toughened encryption at Outlook and Microsoft OneDrive online "cloud" data storage service came less than a month after the technology titan got low marks in a Google ranking of such...
  • Maneka Gandhi sets up email, FB accounts June 11, 2014

    New Delhi: Women and Child Development Minister Maneka Gandhi has set up two email accounts and a Facebook account to facilitate an interactive exchange between citizens and her ministry. Maneka's email ID is minwcd@nic.In and that of the ministry is helpwcd@nic.In. The Facebook account of the ministry is www.Facebook.Com/ministryWCD. These accounts have...