Gmail disruption in China could signal tighter control

Chinese Internet users have reported greater difficulty accessing Gmail in recent weeks, prompting speculation that the Chinese government is again stepping up its efforts to control the flow of information on the Web.Gmail

Published on: March 14th, 2011 michael kan

Google, Facebook duke it out over user data

Things are getting a bit heated between two of the largest Internet companies as they spar over users' data.Google and Facebook, which increasingly seem to be rivals, have been engaged in a war of

Published on: November 11th, 2010 Sharon Gaudin

Google to let Apps admins disable

Google Apps users will be able to turn off a Gmail feature whose value has been a point of contention for years: the "conversation" view that consolidates e-mail threads in a single inbox

Published on: September 29th, 2010 Juan Carlo Perez

Google updates Gmail for Android OS

Google updated its mobile e-mail client Gmail for the Android operating system decoupling it from a smart phone's core functions. The move by Google to independently offer a version of its Gmail software

Published on: September 22nd, 2010 Daniel Ionescu

Mixed reactions to new Hotmail

Microsoft Corp. is totally revamping its Hotmail e-mail service this summer in an effort to curtail the popularity of Google Inc.’s Gmail client. The update will allow users to send 50 MB attachments — up to

Published on: May 19th, 2010 Rafael Ruffolo

FTC member rips into Google’s privacy efforts

Several major U.S. Internet companies, including Google Inc. and Facebook Inc., need to "step up" and better protect consumer privacy or face tougher penalties from the U.S. Federal Trade Commission, a commissioner said

Published on: March 17th, 2010 Grant Gross

Google Buzz faces more scrutiny over privacy

Google Buzz has barely entered its second week of operation, and the new social network continues to be dogged by privacy issues. The Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada said late Tuesday

Published on: February 18th, 2010 Ian Paul

Google Buzz criticized for showing Gmail contacts

One day after its launch, privacy concerns have been raised about Google's new Gmail-based social-networking tool, Buzz. At issue is a feature that compiles a list of the Gmail contacts who users most frequently

Published on: February 10th, 2010 Robert McMillan

Google brings Buzz social networking to Gmail, mobile

You've got to hand it to Google Inc.: when they take on a project, they don't do things by halves. On Tuesday, in an event at the company's Mountain View, Calif. campus the company

Published on: February 9th, 2010 Dan Moren