Google Reportedly Allows App Developers to Read the Private Messages of Gmail Users

A new report from the Wall Street Journal has revealed that third-party app developers have access to the emails of millions of Gmail account holders. Two companies have reportedly even allowed employees to read said emails. While Google claims that…

New Drop Box Add-On Makes it Easier to Find and Share Files in Gmail

Dropbox took advantage of the Google Next event to reveal its new Gmail add-on. The first product of its partnership with Google, the extension will make it easier for Dropbox users to find, send, and save files from inside their…

Gmail’s ‘Confidential Mode’ May Expose Users to Phishing Scams, Raises Red Flags at DHS

A new Google Mail feature has caused the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to raise concerns about users’ privacy and security. According to reports, Gmail’s new “Confidential Mode” can be used to instigate scams like phishing. In April, Google revamped…

Google Adds New Features To Inbox

Google announced the launch of three new experiences for its Inbox by Gmail product including streamlined events, “glanceable” newsletters, and saved links. For events, Inbox will now gather emails from a single event together and show you what has changed.…

You Can Now Use Reminders with Google Calendar on the Web

Today in “I can’t believe this wasn’t already a thing” news, Google announced the addition of reminders to Google Calendar on the web, making it easier for users to keep track of important (and not so important for that matter)…

Google April Fools’ Joke ‘Gmail Mic Drop’ Goes Wrong

Every year, on this day, Google puts out a whole bunch of April Fools’ Day jokes. It’s a tradition, and is completely expected by much of the Internet. This year is no different except that one of the company’s jokes…

Here’s How Google Is Improving Gmail Security

Google has made security a priority with Gmail early this year. Last month, the company announced changes to keep users safe including a broken lock icon display on messages when a user receives a message from or is about to…

Inbox By Gmail ‘Smart Reply’ Feature Hits Web

Back in November, Google announced the launch of a new feature for Inbox by Gmail called Smart Reply, which uses machine learning to auto-suggest email responses. At the time, it was only available for mobile. Today, Google announced the launch…

Gmail Improves Data Loss Prevention Features For Enterprise Customers

Back in December, Google announced the availability of Data Loss Prevention in Gmail for Google Apps Unlimited customers. This week at the RSA Conference in San Francisco, Google VP of Security & Privacy Engineering Gerhard Eschelbeck spoke, and announced new…

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…