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.

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