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ECPA Clears Senate Committee, Will Go To Vote Next Year ECPA Clears Senate Committee, Will Go To Vote Next Year
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Sen. Patrick Leahy’s ECPA amendment is an important one. It would require the authorities to obtain a warrant before pilfering emails. The current bill allows the authorities to access email with only a subpoena if the email in question is …

Microsoft: Gmail Users Prefer Outlook.com Microsoft: Gmail Users Prefer Outlook.com

There’s no cool blind taste test site or video with some guy walking up to random people and shoving such an offering in their faces, but Microsoft is once again saying that most users prefer its product to Google’s. This …

Google Improves Google Drive Integration In Gmail Google Improves Google Drive Integration In Gmail

Google announced a new integration of Google Drive into Gmail today, enabling users to easily add files from Google Drive to email messages. From the compose box, you will find a button with a Google Drive icon, which will enable …

Should Law Enforcement Be Required To Obtain Warrants When Snooping Through Email? Should Law Enforcement Be Required To Obtain Warrants When Snooping Through Email?
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Senator Patrick Leahy was one of the good guys back in September. He was proposing a rewrite to the 26-year-old Electronic Communications Privacy Act that would require the feds to obtain a warrant to read your email. The Justice Department …

No, You Don’t Have a New Facebook Profile; It’s a Scam No, You Don’t Have a New Facebook Profile; It’s a Scam
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Another day, another email scam that uses Facebook to trick unsuspecting users into visiting a shady pharmaceutical site. If the word “another” is confusing you, let’s just say that this style of scam isn’t making its first lap around the …

Gmail Launches In Cherokee (GWY) Gmail Launches In Cherokee (GWY)
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Today, Google announced the launch of Gmail in its 57th language. In March of last year, Google added Cherokee to the list of languages for search, and now the language, also known as GWY, is available for Gmail. Both include …

Twitter Wants You to Email Tweets to Your Non-Twitter-Using Friends Twitter Wants You to Email Tweets to Your Non-Twitter-Using Friends
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Twitter just gave users a whole new way to share their favorite tweets. Rolling out over the next few weeks, Twitter.com will feature an option that allows users to share a tweet by email, even to recipients that aren’t Twitter …

Gmail Adds Some More Search Improvements Gmail Adds Some More Search Improvements

Google announced today that you can now search for emails by file size in Gmail. To do so, you would enter queries in formats such as: “size:5m” or “larger:5m”. Gmail will also let you search for emails, based on when …

Here’s What’s Working In Email Subject Lines Here’s What’s Working In Email Subject Lines
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Adestra put out an interesting report on what works in email subject lines and what doesn’t. Character count, word count and the keywords themselves are all key ingredients, and the study compares variables across different types of emails. For the …

Yahoo Mail About To Get A Big Refresh [Report] Yahoo Mail About To Get A Big Refresh [Report]
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Yahoo Mail will soon be getting a big refresh, according to a report from Kara Swisher, who has a strong track record of breaking Yahoo-related news and sharing leaked information from within the company. Last week, Swisher shared some screenshots …

Hole-y Sh*t! You Can Now Sign Up for a Goatse Email Address Hole-y Sh*t! You Can Now Sign Up for a Goatse Email Address

Do you remember where you were the first time your snickering friend directed you to goatse.cx? I sure do. The memory is burned into my brain – the first in a long line of introductions to disgusting internet memes like …

You Can Now Receive Twitter’s “Best-Of” Emails Daily, If That’s Something You’re Into You Can Now Receive Twitter’s “Best-Of” Emails Daily, If That’s Something You’re Into

Back in May, Twitter decided that weekly emails highlighting the “best of” content on the site would be a good way to promote more user engagement. The email digests showcase individual tweets from people users follow, as well as popular …

Gmail Is Now Bigger Than Hotmail Gmail Is Now Bigger Than Hotmail
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Google said in June that it had 425 million unique users a month (an increase of 75 million from the number the company reported in January). Google has reportedly claimed the top webmail spot based on its own internal numbers, …

Google Changes How You Compose Emails In Gmail Google Changes How You Compose Emails In Gmail
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Google has made a change to the compose/reply experience in Gmail, so that it now comes in a pop up box. “How many times have you been writing an email and had to reference something in another message? Saving a …

AOL Launches Alto, Its New Take On Web-Based Email AOL Launches Alto, Its New Take On Web-Based Email
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AOL has released a new email product built to work with Gmail, Yahoo, .Mac and AOL Mail accounts. It’s called Alto. “It’s inspired by postal mail, where you sort your mail into stacks (bills, letters, junk mail, etc.); this does …

Gmail Gets Over 100 New Input Tools Gmail Gets Over 100 New Input Tools
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Google announced today that it is adding over 100 virtual keyboards, transliteration and IMEs (input method editors) to Gmail, giving users tools to type in different languages and keyboard layouts for improved international communication. “Finding the right words can be …

Fake Apple Store Rewards Email Snags Your Info Fake Apple Store Rewards Email Snags Your Info
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You can never tell people to watch what they click enough, and as a general rule it’s safe to assume that anything that seems too good to be true online usually is.  The danger, of course, is not just that …

Gmail Gets Ability To Search Through Attachments Gmail Gets Ability To Search Through Attachments

Little by little, Google has been improving search in Gmail. Back in May, Google made improvements to autocomplete predictions in Gmail, so that they would take into account the actual content of emails. About a month ago, Google added support …

Google Adds Another Dash Of Google+ To Gmail Google Adds Another Dash Of Google+ To Gmail

The integration of Google+ into Gmail continues. Today, Google announced it has added interactive email notifications for Google+ Events invitations, so you can RSVP, invite and comment from the inbox. Google’s Roshni Malani says you can RSVP with one click, …

Twitter Finds Another Reason To Send Users Email Twitter Finds Another Reason To Send Users Email

Twitter announced the launch of a new email that it will start sending users. This one is for “people you may know”. Twitter seems to be looking for more reasons to send people email these days. The company recently started …

Email Privacy Law Going Before Senate Committee Today Email Privacy Law Going Before Senate Committee Today
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A Senate committee is going to soon discuss whether or not you should be allowed to share your Netflix history on Facebook. Some people are for it, while others are against it. More importantly, Sen. Patrick Leahy has snuck an …