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# gmail - Tuesday 13 December, 2016

Taoiseach admits using personal email address for government business

He said it is for “operational reasons”.

# gmail - Saturday 26 November, 2016

Commissioner's email scandal highlights 'dinosaur-like' garda IT system

While the discussion this week focused on security, gardaí want to know when the force will be equipped to police a 21st century Ireland.

# gmail - Friday 1 April, 2016

From The Daily Edge Google got rid of their April Fool's prank because no one thought it was funny Mic Drop

Google got rid of their April Fool's prank because no one thought it was funny

You can do anything, but don’t mess with people’s emails.

Google's April Fools' joke involving minions has seriously backfired

Replacing an important button with a Send + minion GIF. What could possibly go wrong?

# gmail - Tuesday 23 June, 2015

One of Gmail's best experimental features has been made official

Undo send had been an experimental feature since 2009, but now is as good a time as any to activate it.

# gmail - Tuesday 24 February, 2015

From The Daily Edge Gmail's autocomplete screwed up, and a load of people just ruined their lives Gfail

# gmail - Monday 29 December, 2014

It looks like China has completely blocked Gmail

The country has removed a loophole which allowed people to access Gmail via third-party services like Microsoft Outlook and Apple Mail.

# gmail - Thursday 11 December, 2014

Want to use Gmail as Gaeilge? Now you can!

More than 60,000 words and phrases were translated as the new feature was introduced today.

# gmail - Wednesday 22 October, 2014

# gmail - Tuesday 21 October, 2014

Now you can use an actual, physical USB key to log in to Gmail

Introducing: Security Key

# gmail - Monday 22 September, 2014

# gmail - Wednesday 30 April, 2014

Google stops scanning students' email accounts for advertising

While ads were not placed in the apps themselves, the accounts were scanned, meaning that such data could be used to push targeted ads on other accounts

# gmail - Tuesday 15 April, 2014

Google explains why it reads users' email in terms of service update

The company said that by analysing both incoming and outgoing mail, it allows it to target users with tailored ads and personalised content.

# gmail - Tuesday 1 April, 2014

From The Daily Edge Gmail introduces shareable selfie backgrounds Check The Date

Gmail introduces shareable selfie backgrounds

Your face, on everyone’s email account.

# gmail - Wednesday 26 March, 2014

Gmail really, really wants you to look at your promotions tab

The email provider is experimenting with a new grid feature which will turn any marketing emails into picture ads.

# gmail - Friday 24 January, 2014

From The Daily Edge Yahoo's amazing response to the great Gmail blackout of 2014 Gfail

Yahoo's amazing response to the great Gmail blackout of 2014

Gmail was down, but now it’s back. Everyone relax.

# gmail - Friday 10 January, 2014

Gmail change will soon allow anyone on Google+ to email you

Thankfully, you can opt-out of it.

# gmail - Saturday 7 December, 2013

From Business ETC Don’t panic: How to undo a sent email in Gmail Eeeek

Don’t panic: How to undo a sent email in Gmail

You’ll have to be quick though.

# gmail - Tuesday 19 February, 2013

Goodbye Hotmail, hello Microsoft Outlook

Microsoft thinks Outlook is better than Gmail, so it’s about to spend $30 million to send its message across the US.

# gmail - Thursday 20 December, 2012

'Careless' employees more of an IT security risk than hackers - survey

A survey of nearly 300 IT professionals in Irish companies has identified their concerns about employees’ computer habits at work.

# gmail - Wednesday 16 May, 2012

From Business ETC Google animation shows what happens when you send an email Press Send This post contains videos

Google animation shows what happens when you send an email

Ever wondered what happens to your email when it goes off into the ether?…

# gmail - Sunday 1 April, 2012

From The Daily Edge Round-up: The best of today's April Fool's Day stories April Fools

Round-up: The best of today's April Fool's Day stories

Twitter’s going down to 133 characters; Skype has solved the difficulty of poor coverage… and Bertie’s moving to Nigeria.

# gmail - Wednesday 29 February, 2012

How to delete your Google browsing history ahead of new privacy policy

Tomorrow Google will launch a new privacy policy which could allow services like YouTube to access your browsing history – but there’s still time to opt out.

# gmail - Monday 20 February, 2012

The Daily Fix: Monday Daily Fix This post contains videos

The Daily Fix: Monday

Your evening round-up of the day’s biggest news stories…

Government 'could save €10million' by using webmail

Fine Gael Senator Catherine Noone said a cloud-based email system like Gmail would save money and increase flexibility.

# gmail - Thursday 3 November, 2011

Gmail withdraws app from Apple store - just hours after launching

Google apologises to users but no word on when the app will be made available again.

# gmail - Thursday 2 June, 2011

China refutes Google's claims that Gmail attacks originated in Jinan

Chinese state media says Google “arbitrarily pointing the finger at China” for a second time, after the internet company warned users it had detected a Gmail account hacking scame.

Google uncovers Gmail security attack aimed at tricking users into sharing passwords

Internet company says personal Gmail accounts belonging to US government officials, journalists and Chinese political activists are among the hundreds affected.

# gmail - Monday 21 March, 2011

Google says China 'interfering' with local Gmail accounts

Users in China have complained that they’re not able to send messages – and Google says it’s their government’s fault.

# gmail - Tuesday 1 March, 2011

From Business ETC Google promises to restore lost Gmail data today Gmail

Google promises to restore lost Gmail data today

Google says 40,000 users – or 0.02 per cent – of its users found their accounts empty after a bug-ridden update.

# gmail - Monday 28 February, 2011

More problems for Google as Gmail goes down for some users

The latest problems follow last week’s service disruptions for users of Google calendars.

# gmail - Friday 12 November, 2010

Facebook will launch integrated email service on Monday Facebook Mail

Facebook will launch integrated email service on Monday

The next step in Facebook’s war for global domination: an integrated email product for every user.

# gmail - Wednesday 20 October, 2010

Israel bans social network use in defence forces IDF

Israel bans social network use in defence forces

IDF forced to ban social networks and email clients following series of blunders and leaks.

# gmail - Friday 24 September, 2010

China may have been spying on Gmail accounts

Gmail users begin to see red banners on their pages warning them that IP addresses in China were attempting to log in.

# gmail - Tuesday 31 August, 2010

GOOGLE HAS ANNOUNCED that it is this week launching a new beta service within Gmail that will allow users to create a new ‘priority inbox’ that will allow them to ‘rank’ emails through three individual sections in the inbox. The service will separate ‘important and unread’ and ‘starred’ email and will be available to all users this week.

# gmail - Wednesday 25 August, 2010

GOOGLE IS SETTING its sights on overtaking Skype as the main internet telephony provider by rolling out its new Google Voice service directly into Gmail.

Users will be able to call landlines in the US and Canada free of charge through the service, on top of their current ability to have free voice chats with their contacts – undercutting Skype which charges for such calls.

Sadly for Irish users, however, the service is currently only available in those two countries.

The company announced that it would be roll out the service to all Gmail users in the countries at a media event today, explaining that a new option would appear in users’ GChat windows showing a small ‘Call Phone’ listing.

Clicking on this option opens up a small ‘Call’ window with a keypad, from which users will be able to dial to landlines.

To promote the rollout, Google will roll out traditional red phone boxes – just like the famous ones in London – to airports and university campuses, which will contain VoIP handsets allowing users to make free phone calls.