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Microsoft challenges U.S. warrant demanding emails stored overseas

The emails are held in a server in Dublin, Ireland

Comcast plans to encrypt email exchanged with Google's Gmail

A spokesman for Comcast says that the company plans to work with Google's Gmail to enable encryption, after Google essentially calls the company out for its lack of security.

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Google plans end-to-end encryption tool for additional email privacy

Google's response to government snooping continues, with a tool that will wrap email in a secure PGP wrapper until decrypted by the recipient.

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Microsoft gives Outlook.com first dibs on new features

In an apparent move toward Web-first agility, Microsoft has added new advanced rules for managing email and chats to its Web Outlook application, rather than its dedicated Outlook 2013 software.

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Facebook encourages email providers to deploy STARTTLS encryption to block spy agencies

As more email servers support encryption the value increases for everyone, researchers from Facebook said

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5 great Android app alternatives to Gmail

Gmail is great, but there are several other solid alternatives on Android for consolidating all your email accounts into one app.

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New Yahoo mail app for iPhone delivers other content as well

The app, designed also for iPod Touch, provides news, weather information and stock prices.

AOL traces mystery spam flood to security breach; passwords and more stolen

E-mail addresses and encrypted passwords compromised for oughly 2 percent of accounts, AOL says.

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Meet MyMail, the mobile-only email platform—no password required

It's designed for mobile phones, and it comes with 150GB of email storage. But don't try to use it on your computer.

You've got spam mail: Slew of AOL email accounts fall prey to spoofing attack

A horde of @aol.com email zombies have risen, and they're hungry for SPAAAAAAAAM.