The most secure email services of 2021
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email providers

The most secure email services of 2021

Email is not secure by design, but these email providers allow you to send emails with top-level security
12 Sep 2021
ProtonMail criticised for sharing activist's IP address with law enforcement
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privacy

ProtonMail criticised for sharing activist's IP address with law enforcement

The company prides itself on benefitting from Switzerland's strict privacy laws, yet had to follow the “legally binding order"
7 Sep 2021
DuckDuckGo launches email privacy service
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email providers

DuckDuckGo launches email privacy service

The private search company will mask user addresses and remove email trackers
20 Jul 2021
ICO confirms investigation into gov use of personal email
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Information Commissioner

ICO confirms investigation into gov use of personal email

Health ministers use of all private messaging channels will be looked at, which may also include the use of WhatsApp
7 Jul 2021
Labour calls for investigation into Hancock's use of private email
Former health secretary Matt Hancock looks up to the sky
email providers

Labour calls for investigation into Hancock's use of private email

Reports claim the former health secretary "routinely" breached guidelines by using his personal Gmail for government business
28 Jun 2021
How to share your Google Calendar
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email providers

How to share your Google Calendar

Follow these easy steps to share your Google Calendar with family, friends or team members
11 Jun 2021
What is SMTP?
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mail servers

What is SMTP?

Have you ever wondered how your email gets to its recipient?
28 May 2021
Microsoft was warned about Exchange Server flaws two months ago
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cyber attacks

Microsoft was warned about Exchange Server flaws two months ago

The European Banking Authority is the latest major public body to be compromised by the mass hack
9 Mar 2021
How to delete a Gmail account
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email providers

How to delete a Gmail account

Our step-by-step guide on how to close your Google email account for good
26 Feb 2021
Gmail vs Outlook.com: Which one is better?
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email providers

Gmail vs Outlook.com: Which one is better?

Which is the best for business and productivity? We put the two biggest email services head-to-head to find out
22 Jan 2021
How to recover deleted emails in Gmail
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email delivery

How to recover deleted emails in Gmail

What to do if you accidentally hit the delete button on an important message in Gmail
6 Jan 2021
Email archiving systems: The forgotten element of cyber security
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cyber security

Email archiving systems: The forgotten element of cyber security

With cyber criminals ready to pounce on overlooked systems, there's no time to lose
11 Nov 2020
Microsoft 365 outage blamed on botched network driver update
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Microsoft Azure

Microsoft 365 outage blamed on botched network driver update

Many users were unable to access their Exchange Online mailboxes for around 12 hours
6 Nov 2020
In the end, email might actually kill off Slack
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email providers

In the end, email might actually kill off Slack

Always-on culture is slowly invading the intimacy of your inbox with cloud technology
10 Aug 2020
20 Outlook tips for increasing productivity
email providers

20 Outlook tips for increasing productivity

Outlook is a great email app for business and personal use, but these 20 tips will make it even more powerful
17 Jun 2020
Gmail introduces new features to makes personalizing your inbox easier
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email providers

Gmail introduces new features to makes personalizing your inbox easier

G Suite customers will see the Quick Setting feature starting June 2020
28 May 2020
Why should we have to pay a ransom for old email accounts?
email providers

Why should we have to pay a ransom for old email accounts?

With other free and low-cost hosting options available, holding onto old broadband addresses makes little sense
19 Nov 2019
80% of businesses still use email to collaborate
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collaboration

80% of businesses still use email to collaborate

The decades-old format is still the most popular way to work across organisations, despite a wide availability of specialist tools
19 Mar 2019
Mozilla planning revamped Thunderbird for 2019
email providers

Mozilla planning revamped Thunderbird for 2019

Half a dozen new hires and better Gmail support are on the roadmap
3 Jan 2019
Slack acquires startup Astro, kills off its email platform
collaboration

Slack acquires startup Astro, kills off its email platform

Slack will integrate some of Astro's features natively in its collaboration platform
26 Sep 2018
Outlook rolls out 'Dark Mode' inverted colour scheme
email providers

Outlook rolls out 'Dark Mode' inverted colour scheme

The much-requested feature is only available on one platform, though
30 Jul 2018
Email isn't dying - it's about to show its true value
email providers

Email isn't dying - it's about to show its true value

Instant messaging may be all the rage, but the advent of GDPR highlights the strengths of email
14 Jul 2018
Government invests £2.5bn in high-growth tech fund
Policy & legislation

Government invests £2.5bn in high-growth tech fund

Meanwhile, Salesforce plans to pump £1.9 billion into UK base, including a second data centre
13 Jun 2018