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  • Google updates Gmail app to let users access Yahoo, Outlook emails 4 hours 32 minutes ago

    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 13 hours 38 minutes ago

    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 6 days ago

    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...
  • 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...
  • Gmail now available in Burmese, the email's 74th language February 26, 2015

    San Francisco: Google said Wednesday that Gmail is now available in Burmese, marking the 74th language for the popular email service. "As a country of 53 million, Myanmar's recent opening-up has triggered an explosion of people coming online," Google product manager Brian Kemler said in a blog post. "As recently as 2011,...
  • Gmail's auto-complete glitch sending mails to unintended contacts February 24, 2015

    New Delhi: Gmail users have been reportedly hit by what seems like a bug in its 'auto-complete' feature that is sending e-mails to the wrong contacts. The auto-complete feature ideally inserts names of people in the 'To' field whom the user has frequently e-mailed. However, the bug seems to be prioritising...
  • After Gmail blocked in China, Microsoft's Outlook hacked January 19, 2015

    Beijing: Chinese users of Microsoft Corp's Outlook email service were subject to a hacking attack at the weekend, just weeks after Google's Gmail system was blocked in China, an online censorship watchdog said on Monday. People using email clients like Outlook, Mozilla's Thunderbird and apps on their phone with the SMTP...
  • Gmail blocked in China after months of disruptions December 29, 2014

    Beijing: Google's Gmail was blocked in China after months of disruptions to the world's biggest email service, with an anti-censorship advocate suggesting the Great Firewall was to blame. Large numbers of Gmail web addresses were cut off in China on Friday, said GreatFire.org, a China-based freedom of speech advocacy group. Users...
  • Gmail users can now edit Microsoft Office files straight from their inbox December 3, 2014

    Google has added a new feature in Gmail that lets users edit Microsoft Office files that come to them as attachments in emails - right from the mailbox. The Gmail attachments now have an edit button that automatically converts Office documents to corresponding Google formats.With the new update, Google has...
  • Google Inbox review: Meant to make your life easier, but is complicated November 6, 2014

    New York: My first reactions to Google's new email app, Inbox, boiled down to one part frustration, one part irritation. It's meant to make your life easier, but it's more complicated to use than Google's Gmail app. With Inbox, you keep your Gmail email address and contacts. The Inbox app adds...
  • Google launches new Gmail app for Android; to be soon available for users in India November 5, 2014

    New Delhi: Google has updated its Gmail app for Android with a new look and a few other handy improvements. The updated Gmail app has not yet made its way to the Google India Play Store. Google is rolling out the redesigned app in a phased manner, and is expected...
  • Google unveils new email service dubbed 'Inbox' October 23, 2014

    San Jose: Google is introducing an application designed to make it easier for its Gmail users to find and manage important information that can often get buried in their inboxes. The service, called Inbox, can sort electronic receipts and bank statements into bundles so they can be quickly fetched. This method...
  • Gmail passwords leaked: How safe is internet usage in India? September 12, 2014

    As a list of nearly 5 million combinations of Gmail addresses and passwords was made available to the public online on Tuesday, India comes to terms with developing a more stringent cyber policing and norms to deal with any such eventuality in the future. ...
  • Gmail passwords leaked: Narrow escape for users but a wake call for better cyber policing September 12, 2014

    New Delhi: It might be time to change your password if you are a Gmail user. A list of nearly 5 million combinations of Gmail addresses and passwords was posted online on Tuesday. But while the passwords seem to be old, the leak has once again raised concerns over cyber...
  • Gmail passwords leaked: Time to change to your password September 12, 2014

    As a list of nearly 5 million combinations of Gmail addresses and passwords was made available to the public online on Tuesday, India comes to terms with developing a more stringent cyber policing and norms to deal with any such eventuality in the future. ...
  • Millions of Google passwords leaked online; check if yours is safe September 11, 2014

    New Delhi: A database containing about 4.93 million usernames and passwords of Google accounts was posted on a Russian Bitcoin security forum. The user posting the data claimed that about 60% of the logins in the leak were active could be accessed successfully using the leaked credentials. The same Google account password...
  • Facebook the most used smartphone app, but Google's apps dominate the top 10 August 25, 2014

    New York: Social networking website Facebook is the most used app, but Google apps dominate the top 10 slots when it comes to selecting from over two million apps available in the Apple and Google stores. Topping the app list is Facebook, being used by 115 million people monthly while Googleowned...
  • Researchers exploit OS weakness to hack into Gmail with 92 per cent success rate August 22, 2014

    Washington: A team of US engineers has developed a method that allows them to successfully hack into apps including Gmail up to 92 per cent of the time. They have identified a weakness believed to exist in Android, Windows and iOS mobile operating systems that could be used to obtain personal...
  • Google may soon let kids under 13 sign up for Gmail, YouTube: Reports August 20, 2014

    Bangalore: Google is considering allowing online accounts for children under the age of 13 and give their parents control over how the service is used, according to media reports. Google has been working on a version of YouTube, its videosharing site, for youngsters and is considering other childfriendly accounts such as...
  • 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...
  • Tiny printer brings you personalised news, emails July 28, 2014

    London: A webconnected printer that can print out a personalised feed of breaking news, messages, and amusements at a specified time has been developed. The device, called Little Printer, can fetch things from Gmail, Asana, Twitter, and GitHub, printing it onto standard thermal receipt paper in a minimal blackandwhite style. Users can...
  • Bill ensures emails, photos won't die with a person July 17, 2014

    Washington: A group of influential US lawyers says it has an answer to the question of what should happen to Facebook, Yahoo and other online accounts when a person dies. The Uniform Law Commission was expected to endorse a plan on Wednesday to automatically give loved ones access to a...
  • Google to stop scanning student emails for ad ideas May 1, 2014

    San Francisco: Google will stop looking for advertising ideas in the emails of students using a suite of the Internet company's free products tailored for schools. The changes announced Wednesday affect Google's "Apps for Education" service that has been offered to schools for the past seven years. Among other things, Google says...
  • Google updates terms of service to clarify that Gmail emails are scanned to serve ads April 15, 2014

    Google updated its terms of service on Monday, informing users that their incoming and outgoing emails are automatically analysed by software to create targeted ads. The revisions more explicitly spell out the manner in which Google software scans users' emails, both when messages are stored on Google's servers and when they...
  • Gmail turns 10: The evolution of the popular email service April 2, 2014

    It has been a decade since Google's Gmail service hit the web in 2004. 10 years back in April, Google introduced what has today become one of the most commonly used service to send and receive emails. This April marks the 10th birthday of Gmail.Gmail was inspired by one user's...
  • NSA-wary Google now encrypts all Gmail messages March 21, 2014

    Washington: In a bid to stop snooping on its users, Google has overhauled its Gmail service in a big way - encrypting every single email you send or receive. According to the firm, "this ensures that your messages are safe not only when they move between you and Gmail's servers, but...
  • 'Streak' for Gmail notifies senders when a recipient reads an email February 23, 2014

    New Delhi: Here is a new feature - email tracking - that changes the way you track sent emails. Streak has come up with a Google Chrome browser extension that lets senders track when recipients open and read an email. Once you have installed Streak for Gmail, the first thing...
  • Google fixes Gmail after brief outage around the world January 25, 2014

    San Francisco: Google Inc suffered a service outage on Friday that briefly took down Gmail, the email service used by hundreds of millions of people and many businesses across the globe. Google, which first acknowledged the outage at 11:12 a.m. Pacific Time (1912 GMT), said a little over an hour later...
  • Google's Gmail down for users around the world January 25, 2014

    San Francisco: Google Inc (GOOG.O) suffered a service outage on Friday that briefly took down Gmail, the Internet email service used by hundreds of millions of people and many businesses across the globe. Google, which first acknowledged the outage at 11:12 a.m. Pacific Time (19:12 GMT), said roughly one hour later...
  • Google links Google+ contacts to Gmail, raises concerns January 10, 2014

    San Francisco: A new feature in Google's Gmail will result in some users receiving messages from people with whom they have not shared their email addresses, raising concerns among some privacy advocates. The change, which Google announced on Thursday, broadens the list of contacts available to Gmail users so it includes...