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Gmail
Google unveils Workspace 'Starter Edition' to calm waters after G-Suite backlash
“Starting today, with Essentials Starter, employees can make the switch from legacy productivity tools and experience the difference with Google Workspace.”
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Phishing
Gmail bait attacks targeting business - Barracuda report
Bait attacks launched via Gmail and other free email services could be making businesses in Asia Pacific vulnerable to targeted phishing attacks and other threats.
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Cybersecurity
'Bait attacks' become go-to method for cyber criminals
More than a third of global businesses are likely to be targeted by a ‘bait attack’ within a one month period, according to new research from Barracuda Networks.
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Gmail
Cyber criminals turn to Gmail and AOL to advance attacks
“Securing oneself against this threat requires organisations to take protection matters into their own hands - this requires them to invest in sophisticated email security that leverages artificial intelligence to identify unusual senders and requests."
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Workflow Automation
Slack's 2019 feature roadmap unveiled
Including shared channels across organisations, workflow automation, greater email and calendar integration, and streamlined search.
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Google
Gmail turns 15 and celebrates by unveiling new features
After being introduced as part of Google’s G Suite back in 2004, Gmail has now progressed to become one of the most dominant email platforms on the market.
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Cybersecurity
Gmail’s biggest overhaul is now live
Google recently announced major improvements to Gmail on the web to help people be more productive at work.
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Accounting
Intuit and Google announce Quickbooks integration for invoicing
Research of more than 500 accountants and bookkeepers has highlighted challenges they faced when managing the accounts of their SMB clients.
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Smartphone
Because you’re ‘oh so time-poor’, Gmail launches AI-powered Smart Reply
When you’re emailing on the go, it can be cumbersome & time-consuming to reply to all or even some of them - which is what Smart Reply is here to fix.
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Microsoft
Salesforce’s Microsoft Office killer explained
We look at the software tool that Salesforce acquired in August and their plans
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Phishing
Are Russian hackers targeting Hillary Clinton?
Russian hackers have been targeting key staff members working for Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign, according to SecureWorks.
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Gmail
Claw back that email with Gmail Undo Send
Gmail users rejoice: the Undo Send function is now a permanent feature of the popular email communication tool.
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Google
New update to Gmail incorporates all email providers
The new Gmail app will work not only with Gmail addresses, but also with Outlook, Yahoo and any IMAP- or Exchange-based email accounts.
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Microsoft
Google offers 'helpful assistant' with new Calendar upgrade
Google has launched a brand new calendar app, considered the biggest makeover since its launch.
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Apple
Google announces Inbox: is the future of email finally here?
Email started as a way to send digital notes around the office. Fast forward 30 years and you can contact virtually anyone in the world with just the phone in your pocket.
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Microsoft
Is Google right, do we have “no legitimate expectation of privacy” in email?
"Google may say one thing to consumers, but their true colours always come out in court."
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Cloud
Google revamps Gmail inbox
Unfinished email service gets "a new inbox that puts you back in control."
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Google
Mud wrestling: Microsoft targets Gmail
Microsoft, that paragon of virtue which has always put customer interests first, has the old Googler square in its sights.
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Google
Google's GMail goes down
Google Web products encounter "service disruptions" around the world this morning.
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Apple
Google pulls iOS Gmail app
Google has released a Gmail app for rival platform iOS, only to pull it hours later due to a bug.
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Phishing
Google pushes web safety after inbox hacks
Internet giant pushes safety message after successful phishing attacks on military, government and political Gmail users
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Email
How to Gmail like a pro
Keyboard shortcuts are darn handy things – they allow you to speed up common actions and streamline some of your more repetitive tasks, all at the push of a button–literally. Good programs take advantage of them and Gmail is no different.
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Google
Better (but fewer) ads for Gmail
Google promises to cut down on irrelevant Gmail ads and serve you ads for local offers instead.
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Google
Facebook chat globally available to Hotmail users
The ability to chat with Facebook friends via Hotmail has now gone global - goes one step further than Gmail.