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Tuesday 21 March 2023 Dublin: 11°C

# Gmail

All time
# High Court
Portakabin seeks court order to find person behind Gmail account who allegedly defamed company
The case was heard in the High Court today.
# google down
Google says worldwide service outage caused by internal technical fault
Google apologised to all users affected by the outage.
# Qatari based hackers
German lawyer takes Google to Irish High Court over alleged hacking of his gmail account
The law scholar claims that “Qatari based actors” attempted to unlawfully access his gmail account.
# operational reasons
Taoiseach admits using personal email address for government business
He said it is for “operational reasons”.
# does not compute
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.
# 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.
# mic drop
Google's April Fools' joke involving minions has seriously backfired
Replacing an important button with a Send + minion GIF. What could possibly go wrong?
# Q-tip
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.
# Careful Now
Gmail's autocomplete messed up - so watch who you're sending that email to
Oh dear.
# gfail
Gmail's autocomplete screwed up, and a load of people just ruined their lives
It’s not just you.
# Great Firewall
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.
# is maith liom
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.
# Breakdown
It's not just you - there were problems with Gmail everywhere this morning
# the lockout
Now you can use an actual, physical USB key to log in to Gmail
Introducing: Security Key
# separation
Google stops forcing new Gmail users to sign up to Google+
Those signing up to Gmail will now have the option as to whether they want to set up a Google+ account or not.
# scanning
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
# peek inside
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.
# check the date
Gmail introduces shareable selfie backgrounds
Your face, on everyone’s email account.
# eye-catching
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.
# gfail
Yahoo's amazing response to the great Gmail blackout of 2014
Gmail was down, but now it’s back. Everyone relax.
# Changes
Gmail change will soon allow anyone on Google+ to email you
Thankfully, you can opt-out of it.
# eeeek
Don't panic: How to undo a sent email in Gmail
You’ll have to be quick though.
# Email
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.
# IT security
'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.
# press send
Google animation shows what happens when you send an email
Ever wondered what happens to your email when it goes off into the ether?…
# 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.
# Privacy
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.
# Daily Fix
The Daily Fix: Monday
Your evening round-up of the day’s biggest news stories…
# Email
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.
# Mail fail
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
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.
# Gmail
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.
# Google
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
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.
# Google
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.
# 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.
Israel bans social network use in defence forces
IDF forced to ban social networks and email clients following series of blunders and leaks.
# Gmail
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
Google to launch experimental new ‘Priority Inbox’
# Google Voice
Google takes on Skype with phone calls built into Gmail
US and Canadian users will be able to call landlines and mobiles for free with Google Voice, built into Gmail from today.