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What the Sony hack can teach us about protecting our email

Any electronic communication, no matter how private, could eventually be made public.

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Microsoft buys Acompli to enhance Outlook for iOS, Android

Acompli's mobile e-mail client could power Office Outlook services on iPhones, Android devices.

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Office 365 business users will get Microsoft Clutter, a filter for less important emails

The new Clutter tool checks for emails that aren't spam but also aren't that important to you, learning what you care about and filtering accordingly. But like a spam folder, you'll want to check it occasionally for things you actually wanted.

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10 reasons to ditch the Gmail app for Inbox

Inbox will change your life, or at least the way you manage email. Here's what it does best and why you should switch over from the Gmail app.

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Two good reasons to stick with POP3 email over IMAP

Yes, everyone says IMAP is the way to go when accessing your email via third-part clients, but depending on your needs POP3 may be a better choice.

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Facebook and Yahoo prevent use of recycled email addresses to hijack accounts

A new mechanism helps email servers determine if a message was intended for a recycled account's previous owner

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Zoho nips at Google Inbox's heels with its own email filtering app, Inbox Insights

The smaller, scrappier productivity company showed a similar product called Inbox Insights in August. In the wake of Google Inbox, the company says it will continue developing its competing solution.

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Google unveils Inbox, a new Gmail app that reorganizes and reformats your mail

Starting with an invite-only beta, Inbox brings the intelligence of Google Now to your Google mail.

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Gmail's Android app may soon work with all your non-Google email accounts, too

Gmail for Android may soon be the only email app you'll need.

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Microsoft takes the hassle out of Office 365 email encryption

The Office 365 Message Encryption service no longer requires that email recipients have a Microsoft user account to view messages