If you've ever sent an email to the wrong person by mistake, it's unlikely you've trotted off to court in the hope of securing an order from a judge to get that email deleted. Goldman Sachs, fearing a privacy breach, has done just that.
Gmail has enjoyed a two-year reign as a the largest email service in the world. Now, we have a clear idea of how far ahead it is of the competition as its app reached the billion download mark on the Google Play Store.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.