Approximately 4.93 million Gmail usernames and passwords were published to a Russian Bitcoin forum on Tuesday, as first reported by Russian website CNews. That’s the bad news. The good news is that this leak doesn’t seem as massive upon further inspection. First off, we got in touch with Google regarding the issue. The company does Continue Reading →
Children under the age of 13 are a massive and relatively untapped market for internet companies due to federal privacy laws, but now Google is ready to risk those treacherous legal waters in order to sign them up. According to the Information (subscription required), Google is preparing features like a kid-safe version of YouTube and Continue Reading →
myMail announced on Wednesday that it is now the most-downloaded ‘alternative email app’ in the world. Having passed other apps including Mailbox and CloudMagic, myMail is the third-most-downloaded email app among all apps, trailing behind only Gmail and Yahoo Mail. myMail, which launched in November 2013, lets you easily manage multiple email accounts in a Continue Reading →
If you have a Gmail address, did you know that you can tweak it in a few ways to make your life easier and your inbox less cluttered? Gmail lets you add periods anywhere in the front part of your email address, or a plus sign with an extra word, and the email will still Continue Reading →
One trick you may or may not have picked up about Gmail is that you can add in periods anywhere in the front part of your address and it makes no difference whatsoever: works just the same as What’s more, you can add a plus sign and any word before the @ sign Continue Reading →
Google is taking another step towards an internet that can stand up to snooping from the NSA. On Tuesday, the company released the source code for a new web browser plugin that encrypts your email messages before they’re sent across the net. Dubbed End-to-End, the plugin aims to prevent interlopers from reading messages even if Continue Reading →