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Lavabit to have its day in federal appeals court

The now defunct secure email service is standing up for the right to protect encrypted communications.

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Suspected email hackers for hire charged in four countries

Authorities in the U.S., India, China and Romania crack down on websites offering email hacking services

Email (and spam) retrieval moves to mobile gadgets

Two-thirds of "brand marketing messages" were opened in Q4 on a smartphone or tablet as another task flees the personal computer.

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Google's Gmail, Drive, Google+ services go down

A number of Google services went down Friday for about an hour. Google later apologized, and blamed the outage on a software bug.

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How to prevent strangers on Google+ from flooding your Gmail inbox

A recent Google change lets any Google+ user contact you via Gmail. Here's how to stop that potential spam flood before it starts.

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Gmail now lets you email Google+ users, even if you don't know their address

Gmail users will now see their Google Plus connections as suggestions in the recipient field

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Tabs return to Yahoo Mail

You complained, Yahoo listened. Tabs are back, but in a different look than before.

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Google updates Gmail to always display photos embedded in emails

And we thought that Gmail didn't want us to see images because sometimes they're annoying.

Yahoo Mail slowly recovers from epic outage, but some problems linger on

The Great Yahoo Mail Outage of 2013 is almost over, but IMAP and undelivered mail still plague the service.

Yahoo Mail still down for some users, after an attempted fix

Some users have been unable to access Yahoo Mail for multiple days.