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How to create an anonymous email account

It's not just dissidents looking for anoymous email, but everyday people who'd rather not reveal their true identity.

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Bring back the classic Gmail experience with Old Compose

This superb extension ditches the contentious floating windows of today's Gmail and brings back the Gmail experience you've used for years.

Take precautions when using Gmail—or any other email service

Google's almost ubiquitous email client doesn't guarantee that your email will be private, or that your account won't be hacked. But the right precautions can give you reasonable protection.

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Outlook ties in Office Web Apps for document collaboration

When you collaborate on a presentation over email, there's annoying back-and-forth involved. Outlook's Web app hopes to cut that down.

FBI, CIA can query US communications collected by NSA

The FBI doesn't track the number of US searches it does on data collected for foreign intelligence purposes.

Microsoft resumes emailed security notifications days after announcing its demise

The next security notifications will go out Thursday ahead of monthly security patches

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Easier email: Minimalist, Cloud Magic, and other apps help you master your inbox

Clean up your email interface, organize messages, and more with these tools.

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Judge: Lawsuit over LinkedIn's repeated invitation spam can proceed

Plaintiffs allege LinkedIn improperly profited from their names by sending multiple invites to join the site to their contacts.

AT&T backs Microsoft's dispute over U.S. warrant for emails stored overseas

Verizon Communications had earlier filed in support of the challenge, stating that its cloud business could be affected

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Microsoft challenges U.S. warrant demanding emails stored overseas

The emails are held in a server in Dublin, Ireland