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Facebook’s “Project Titan” Gmail rival tipped for Nov 15 reveal

Facebook’s “Project Titan” Gmail rival tipped for Nov 15 reveal

The ongoing squabble between Google and Facebook looks set to ramp up another level on Monday, with the social network set to apparently launch its own "Gmail killer". That's the internal description for Project Titan, according to TechCrunch, which has heard that Facebook's November 15 event will see a web-based email platform launch complete with "@facebook.com" addresses.

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The Daily Slash: September 29th 2010

The Daily Slash: September 29th 2010

It's the middle of the week, but in better news, we're coming to the end of September. And that also means we're just about into the fourth quarter of the year. Counting down the days now. Tonight, though, in the news from around the Web, we've got a Jaguar concept car that looks amazing. And then, as usual, we'll wrap up things from around the R3 Media Network. So, welcome to the Wednesday edition of The Daily Slash.

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Google’s Gmail Now Lets You Turn Off Conversation View

Google’s Gmail Now Lets You Turn Off Conversation View

Today, Google made it official: you can now turn off conversation view. While there's some people out there that might say that the conversation view is one of the reasons that Gmail became so widely adopted, so quickly, it looks like there were also plenty of people out there that didn't care for the feature all that much. And so, while Google isn't taking it away entirely, they are giving you the option to turn it off and on.

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The Daily Slash: September 21st 2010

The Daily Slash: September 21st 2010

Today was a busy day in the news business, so hopefully you managed to keep up. With that being said, welcome to The Daily Slash, the last little bit before we all wind down. As usual, we'll capture one story that's interesting enough to make the cut, as well as wrap up the news from around the R3 Media Network. So let's get right into it.

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Gmail Priority Inbox auto-promotes important email [Video]

Gmail Priority Inbox auto-promotes important email [Video]

Google has updated their free Gmail service with what's in effect the reverse of their spam filter.  Gmail Priority Inbox is an optional service that, using the same technology that powers the spam catcher, predicts which messages will be of most interest to the user and pushes them up to the top of the list.  There they sit on top of any starred messages, with the remainder of the inbox underneath.

Video demo after the cut

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Google Optimizes Web Applications Just in Time for iPad Launch

Google Optimizes Web Applications Just in Time for iPad Launch

Google loves tablets. In fact, they enjoy them so much, and are so excited to see what's coming down the pipe, that they have optimized their mobile web applications to suit tablet users needs. Or, if you're looking at it realistically, we'd be willing to bet they've got it centered pretty well around the launch of the iPad, and are making sure that their mobile services work
great on the upcoming tablet. But, that'd just be our guess. We could be wrong.

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