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Google testing new Gmail features for improved mobile experience

Gmail may have just celebrated its 10th birthday, but that doesn't mean the developers behind the Web-based email service have been sitting around congratulating each other. In fact, it appears they've been busy working on a bunch of new features for mobile.

Are ‘Shelfies’ the next big trend? Google adds shareable selfies to Gmail

Nope, not exactly. The Shelfie is nothing more than another joke from April Fools' Day-loving Google, but the new feature does mark the start of 10th-anniversary celebrations for the company's webmail service.

Google researchers say hacking attacks on journalists are likely state-backed

Google security engineers say that 21 of the 25 largest news outlets in the world have been targeted for digital attacks by hackers working for or in support of state governments. Learn more here.

Gmail adds prominent ‘unsubscribe’ button to help keep your Inbox tidy

Fed up with hunting for that tiny 'unsubscribe' link buried deep in those unwanted marketing emails? For Gmail users, the link will now show clearly in the header information of a message, making the unsubscribe process a whole lot easier.

Google glitch sends thousands of emails to one man’s Hotmail account

California resident David Peck was unfortunate enough to have his email address turn up in a Google search for 'Gmail' on Friday – at exactly the same time as millions of people were experiencing issues with Google's Web-based services.

Google apologizes for the software bug that took down your Gmail

Google VP of Engineering Ben Treynor has posted an explanation for the downtime across its services, while a bizarre Gmail bug has been peppering one man's account with thousands of unwanted messages.

Now anyone can email you using Google+, even if they don’t know your email address

Google announced a new integration between Google+ and Gmail, and it allows people to send each other emails using Google+. It's weird and invasive.

Google to banish Display All Images Gmail button

Google has begun to roll out a change to Gmail that, when completed sometime early in 2014, will do away with the mandatory "Display all images" button found in Gmail messages containing attachments.

Yahoo Mail fail: New update claims 97 percent of affected users have email access again

Yahoo Mail has certainly took a beating for the outages its users have had to deal with the past couple of days, but there appears to be some light at the end of the tunnel. Finally.

Microsoft to Gmail users: Switch to Outlook.com with our new import tool!

Microsoft lost millions of Hotmail users to Gmail in the years following its 2004 launch, but now it wants them back. The company is rolling out a new tool that simplifies the process of switching from Gmail to its post-Hotmail Outlook.com service.

We’re winning the fight against spam, say Gmail researchers

New figures published by Google show that the vast majority of email messages now include some form of authenication, making life harder for scamming and phishing emails to break through.

Google now lets you download your calendar data – here’s how

Google is expanding a feature that lets you download your data -- and we're walking you through how to do it.

How to back up your Gmail

Cloud-based computing, though one of the most convenient tech advances of all time, is not invincible. Check out our guide about how to back up your Gmail so you'll always have a copy of your email data, whether Google unexpectedly goes awry or you're offline.

How to save an attachment from Gmail straight to Google Drive

Not too long ago, Google released an update to Gmail that allows users to save attachments straight to Google Drive from their Gmail inbox. Wondering how to pull off the trick? We show you here.

Russia-based Mail.Ru launches My.com here in the U.S.

My.com, launched by Russian-based Mail.ru, now offers alternative chat, mail and other services starting today. My.com aims to compete with the big boys. Read more about the news here.

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