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Yahoo Mail app now tracks your flights, event info

Yahoo Mail app now tracks your flights, event info

Yahoo is announcing some changes to the Yahoo mail app today, bringing in some features that will remind you of Google’s Inbox. Yahoo’s latest update rolls in cards that will tell you about travel plans, and even lets you get real-time info about possible flight delays. If you are attending an event, you might even get event details held in place under the “Today” tab. Best of all, the Yahoo Mail app may also give you directions to the airport or your event’s venue.

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Yahoo mail hacked: measures being taken

Yahoo mail hacked: measures being taken

The email systems at Yahoo have been hacked this week and Yahoo has issued a warning to the public on how to make due with the situation. Starting with a bit on what the company is doing to protect users potentially affected, Yahoo goes on to issue a short statement on what users can do to protect themselves in the near future.

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Inactive Outlook.com e-mail addresses are recycled

Inactive Outlook.com e-mail addresses are recycled

Providing free e-mail addresses is big business for many large web companies such as Google and Yahoo. The web giants don't make money off e-mail addresses or the e-mail service itself, but they do make huge amounts of money by selling ad space inside the free e-mail services. You may recall that Yahoo found itself in a bit of hot water earlier this summer when it announced that it would be deactivating inactive accounts and making those e-mail addresses available to new users.

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Gmail for iOS update links Google apps directly

Gmail for iOS update links Google apps directly

Google has updated its Gmail app for iOS with a feature that many users most likely have been begging for. The app now redirects links to other Google apps, such as YouTube, Google Maps, and Chrome. Any links that appear in an email in the Gmail app will automatically go to one of these three apps if installed on your iOS device.

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