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Gmail users report spam emails sent from their own account

One of the main identifiers to spam emails is often the email address itself, usually containing a questionable domain. Unfortunately, things aren’t always as clear cut as that, as some Gmail users spotted that spam was coming from their own accounts. Despite having two-factor authentication, Gmail users found that their …

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Google’s sign-out bug caused by ‘routine maintenance’

Update: On Friday morning, many Google account users woke up to find themselves either mysteriously signed out, or with a notification claiming changes were made to their account. At the time, Google said this was not a security breach but had some more investigating to do. Now, there is a proper …

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Gmail now has an ‘undo send’ option

If you are a Gmail user and have ever sent an email that you immediately ended up regretting, then now you can take it back as Google has added in an ‘undo send’ option to its email service. The undo send feature is now an official setting, letting users stop a …

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Yahoo to work on encrypted email service with Google

Yahoo has announced that along with search giant Google, it plans to develop an entirely secure, encrypted email service that will prevent hackers, governments or even themselves, from being able to read them – something that Mega founder, Kim Dotcom, has also pledged to create in the last year. As …

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Google free storage to increase to 15GB

Until now Google has offered 5GB of storage for its free services, like Google Drive and Google+ and 10GB on Gmail. Today though, it announced that over the next few weeks it’ll be rolling out an update that changes it to 15GB across all three services. The reasoning behind this change is …

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Sexy, free, temporary email in an instant

We’re surfing on the internet and you stumble upon a website that asks you for your email address. Wait. Stop. Does anyone else remember giving away their email address to a website a few weeks ago? Now every time you log onto your Hotmail you see a horde of spam. Say no …

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Upcoming Gmail Android update will finally bring pinch-to-zoom

I have used many mobile platforms in the past and yet one of my main complaints about the largest of them all, Android, is that the default Gmail application does not support pinch-to-zoom. This always resulted in reading emails at exaggerated zoom levels on large, 720p resolution displays. Fortunately, pinch to zoom, …

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Iran takes out Google search and Gmail

Google Block

Iran no longer has access to the Google search engine, or the Gmail email system, with no explanation by officials as to if or when they will be reinstated and what the reason for their filtering was. The announcement for the digital blockade was made by an official named Khoramabadi – …

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Google buys Sparrow, different kind of tweeting noise

While some birds spend ages singing complex tunes, sparrow tend to tweet. The animal can take in a whole load of sensory inputs and reply back with a simple, direct message. Google is looking to take on this attribute with the purchase of Sparrow. KitGuru buys a pack of budgie …

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Google fix Gmail bug and relaunch app for iOS

Google have relaunched their Gmail application for the Apple iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch only two weeks after they pulled the last bugged version. Google program manager Matthew Izatt issued a post on the company Gmail blog saying “We’ve fixed the bug and notifications are now working, and the app …

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New version of Gmail about to be released

Google are set to release an updated version of Gmail. It will offer a redesigned conversation thread system and an enhanced search algorithm. A video was posted online explaining the new features and changes. The video is presented by Jason Cornwell, the user experience designer for Gmail. Access to the …

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Gmail hack likely coming from China

It seems there is a story now every week on some major hacking incident, and the latest involves Google’s Gmail. The hackers are said to have originated from China and they have tried to steal passwords of hundreds of account holders, including high profile US government officials as well as …

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China say claims on blocking gmail are ‘unacceptable’

Yesterday KitGuru reported that Google claimed China were blocking their citizens from accessing Gmail services. Today the Chinese Foreign Ministry have spoken out, denying the accusations. China’s Foreign Ministry said today that it could not accept accusations from Google Inc that the government was making it difficult for Gmail users …

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Google claim Chinese government are blocking gmail

Google have claimed that the Chinese government are blocking the Gmail service, after many users have complained they cannot access the site. Users of Gmail in China have not been able to access accounts and have had issues sending email and using other services for the last two weeks. Google …

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Google gmail problems still ongoing for users

On Monday a small portion of Gmail users woke up to find that all their emails had vanished. Google have since said that the problems were due to a bad software patch which caused some accounts to reset to first time status. A Google spokesperson said that the service would …

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Gmail users wake up to find all emails gone

Some users have woken up today to find that all their Gmail emails have been wiped. So far only 0.8% of the user base has been affected, however that is little consolation to those who have lost thousands of emails. Users have already been running to the Google Help Forums …

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Facebook to release a ‘gmail killer’

Facebook are reportedly going to release a messaging system which will rival Google’s Gmail. The social networking giant who already have over 500 million users are going to host a special event in San Francisco on Monday. Facebook will apparently announce their own email address system @facebook.com and perhaps even …

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Google Buzz Settlement emails sent to users

You may have been one of the many gmail users to receive an email detailing a settlement over the Google Buzz service, which became a talking point about online privacy over the last year. Google have acknowledged the settlement, proposed and agreed by both parties in October for $8.5 million. …

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