Ooops! Google's April Fools' Day Prank BackfiresAn April Fools' Day joke created by Google as an add-on to Gmail, intended to amuse, jumped up and bit the Internet giant when users complained en masse about the "stupid prank."
You Can Now Send Self-Destructing Gmail MessagesGoogle has recently released two new features for its Gmail messing system to prevent disastrous emails from ending up in the wrong inbox, and now a plug-in to ensure confidential information stays private.
How To Check If Your Google Account Is Among 5 Million Usernames, Passwords Leaked To Russian Bitcoin SiteNearly five million Google usernames and passwords have been posted to a Russian website, according to a number of published reports.
Larry Magid: How Google Watches Users’ Gmail AccountsA man suspected of distributing child porn has been arrested in Houston in part because Google was able to tip off authorities by flagging photos in the man's email account. So just how much does Google know about your Gmail account? KCBS Technology Analyst Larry Magid explains.
Google Encrypting Email Amid Spying FearsMountain View-based Google and other companies are now automatically encrypting all email, but that doesn't ensure confidentiality unless the recipients' email provider also adopts the technology.
Google Defends Practice Of Scanning Gmail Messages In San Jose CourtGoogle's attorneys say their long-running practice of electronically scanning the contents of people's Gmail accounts to help sell ads is legal, and have asked a federal judge to dismiss a lawsuit that seeks to stop the practice.
Google Says Gmail Users Have No Expectation Of PrivacyGoogle has made it clear that people who send or receive email via Gmail should not expect their messages to remain private.
Google Mail And Other Services 'Disrupted'Google's mail and application services were unavailable to some users Wednesday morning. The company said it was investigating the problems, but doesn't know their cause.
Tech Report: Google Offers Tools For Users In The AfterlifeGoogle has introduced a new tool that lets users decide what happens to their online presence if they pass away.
Microsoft Outlook Takes Aim At Google's GmailMicrosoft is so confident it has the Internet's best e-mail service that it's about spend at least $30 million to send that message across the U.S.
Yahoo Revamps Email In Bid To Catch Up With GmailAside from the new look unveiled Tuesday, Yahoo introduced email apps for the iPhone, iPad and mobile devices running on the new Windows 8 operating system.
Tech Report: How Petraeus Tried To Avert An Email TrailThe CIA scandal continues to unfold and we've learned how David Petraeus and his alleged mistress attempted to hide their email trail by using drafts.