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Google launches Gmail people widget

Google launches Gmail people widget

Google has announced that it is rolling out a new Gmail feature over the next two weeks: the People Widget, a small sidebar to the right of email messages that features contextual information about the people you're contacting via email.…

Gmail makes phone numbers clickable

Google has made a very small update to Gmail today: phone numbers now appear as links. The search giant launched Gmail calling back in August 2010, so we're a little bit surprised it took the company this long to make…

Gmail messages being restored after bug

Google has issued an update on the recent Gmail snafu saying that it has successfully begun restoring data from offline tape backups and promising to get everyone back to normal soon. The company explained in a blog post that while…
Gmail accounts wiped for more than 100,000 users

Gmail accounts wiped for more than 100,000 users

Google is investigating a problem with its e-mail service following complaints from some Gmail users that all their messages, attachments, and Google Chat logs have disappeared. The company began investigating the issue at 3:09PM and issued a warning via its…

Gmail creator: Google just can't compete with Facebook

Google has been working on a Facebook killer for many months now. Many have criticized Google's approach, including Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, saying the search giant simply does not understand social. Now, former Google employee, Gmail creator, and FriendFeed founder…
Gmail creator: Chrome OS is as good as dead

Gmail creator: Chrome OS is as good as dead

Former Google employee, Gmail creator, and FriendFeed founder Paul Buchheit has come right out and said what many people are thinking (or hoping for). On his FriendFeed page, Buchheit made a post titled "Prediction: ChromeOS will be killed next year…

Google locks Facebook out of Gmail

Google has launched an attack against Facebook, saying it will no longer allow the social network to access Gmail social and professional contact information. To do so, the search giant recently tweaked the Terms of Service for its Google Contacts…