Dropbox’s Popular Mailbox App is Officially Dead

In December, Dropbox announced that it would shut down Carousel and Mailbox on March 31st and February 26 respectively. Well, that second date is here, and it’s officially time to bid Mailbox farewell. Many are sad to see it go,…

Inbox By Gmail Improves Snooze Functionality

Google announced an update to the Snooze feature of Inbox by Gmail, its smart email inbox offering. Now, the feature includes Later this week and This Weekend as options to let you save time and address things when they’re more…

New Report Looks At Email Engagement Across 3.5 Billion Commercial Messages

Return Path released a new email engagement benchmark report called The Hidden Metrics of Email Deliverability, which gives readers sector-specific results for email metrics including read rate, forward reate, and complaint rate. These, the company says, collectively reveal a lot…

Microsoft Pilots Outlook.com Premium Email Service

Microsoft is reportedly piloting a new Outlook.com Premium service, which appears to give subscribers personalized email addresses with custom domain accounts thanks to a partnership with GoDaddy. The offering was first reported by ZDNet Microsoft reporter Mary Jo Foley, who…

Microsoft Lifts New Outlook.com Out of Preview, Rolls Out Globally

Microsoft announced that the new Outlook.com is now out of preivew and is rolling out to users worldwide. New users in the North American region can sign up right away, and in other parts of the world will be able…

Yahoo Mail Mobile Apps Get New Features

Yahoo just made a couple of Yahoo Mail announcements. The iOS app is getting new customizable swipes and a recent attachments feature. The Android app is getting the swipes and new actionable notifications. Here’s what Yahoo says about new swipes…

Google Makes Improvements to Inbox

Google announced some new improvements to Inbox by Gmail, which it says are designed to help users find answers faster. For one, when you search for something like a frequent flyer number or shipping status, Inbox will now show it…

Pinterest Turns To New Email Platform For Personalization

Pinterest has a new email delivery service. It has tapped SparkPost Elite to consolidate the sending of engagement and transactional emails and improve personalization. As SparkPost says, its platform streams real-time event data via webhooks for use in personalization and…

Report: Retailers Not Ready For Cross-Channel Integration

There’s a new report out form Yesmail. The main conclusion is that in general, retailers are not ready for cross-channel integration. They polled about 200 retailers at the Shop.org summit. The report finds that nearly a third of retailers indicate…

Here’s What Amazon Workmail is All About

Amazon unveiled a preview of Amazon Workmail last year. It’s a managed cloud email and calendaring product that works with existing desktop and mobile clients. The company announced that it is now generally available in three Amazon Web Services regions:…