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Google Updates Gmail and Docs for all users

Google Updates Gmail and Docs for all users

The fine folks at Google have announced today their newest set of updates for the popular mail and cloud-based document editors Gmail and Google Docs. In these updates you'll find several innovations brought to you straight from what once was Google Labs and has now been split into teams: Gmail Labs and a series of groups working on Docs. Two of Google's most popular web-based applications have just gotten better - let's check out how!

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Gmail and Calendar refreshed with Google+ matching themes

Gmail and Calendar refreshed with Google+ matching themes

It isn't just Google+ which is new from the search giant this week. The company has also kicked off a significant refresh of its Gmail and Google Calendar services, with the interfaces of both getting stripped down. According to Google, "adding countless features to Gmail has made it an increasingly powerful communication hub, but along the way the interface has also become more cluttered and complex."

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China denies government had anything to do with latest Gmail hack

China denies government had anything to do with latest Gmail hack

Google's Gmail service has been hacked again with emails of Chinese activists and even some US government official's accounts being hacked. Google has again pointed the finger at China stating that the source of the attacks was an area of China where the government has operations. The Chinese government has fired back and says that allegation of hacking are unacceptable. Chinese Foreign Ministry Spokesman Hong Lei said, "Saying that the Chinese government supports hacking activity is entirely a fabrication."

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Google Apps To Stop Supporting Old Browsers

Google Apps To Stop Supporting Old Browsers

If you regularly use Google Docs, Google Calendar, or Gmail then you had better keep your browsers up to date. Google today announced that its Google Apps will no longer support older browsers starting August 1. A big reason for this is Google Apps' need for HTML 5 support.

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Gmail mining Priority Inbox, more, for targeted ad campaigns

Gmail mining Priority Inbox, more, for targeted ad campaigns

Google's Priority Inbox for Gmail may help you find the messages you're interested in quicker, but it's also a new source of personal preference information that the search giant can mine so as to show you more appealing adverts. Google has quietly announced a new push for "better ads in Gmail" which will take into account attention and interest in how it decides which contextual ads to display.

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Google And China Feuding Again, Gmail Blocked

Google And China Feuding Again, Gmail Blocked

Google and China have had a problematic history with one another and it looks like it could be getting worse. The tech giant has confirmed today that the problems some Gmail users have experienced these past couple of weeks are the result of the Chinese government’s interference, the problem does not stem from Google's side.

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Google claims China is targeting Gmail again

Google claims China is targeting Gmail again

You might recall that Google and a bunch of other firms announced last year that they had been the target of massive coordinated attacks that were though at the time to be an attempt to steal IP. The attacks were later tracked to China and the Chinese government denied any participation in the attacks. At the time, Google noted that some of the attacks were aimed at Gmail users that were political activists.

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