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Gmail
Google unveils Workspace 'Starter Edition' to calm waters after G-Suite backlash
February 2022
“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
November 2021
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
November 2021
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
August 2020
“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
April 2019
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
April 2019
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
April 2018
Google recently announced major improvements to Gmail on the web to help people be more productive at work.
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Accounting systems
Intuit and Google announce Quickbooks integration for invoicing
September 2017
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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Smartphones
Because you’re ‘oh so time-poor’, Gmail launches AI-powered Smart Reply
June 2017
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
October 2016
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?
July 2016
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
June 2015
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
November 2014
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
November 2014
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?
October 2014
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?
September 2013
"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
May 2013
Unfinished email service gets "a new inbox that puts you back in control."
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Google
Mud wrestling: Microsoft targets Gmail
February 2013
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
December 2012
Google Web products encounter "service disruptions" around the world this morning.
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Apple
Google pulls iOS Gmail app
November 2011
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
June 2011
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
May 2011
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
March 2011
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
March 2011
The ability to chat with Facebook friends via Hotmail has now gone global - goes one step further than Gmail.