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  • The "all new" Gmail is available to the more than four million businesses that pay for G Suite services

    Google upgrades Gmail privacy controls

    April 26, 2018 • Cloud Computing, Online & SocialComments Off on Google upgrades Gmail privacy controls

    Google recently ramped up privacy controls in a Gmail overhaul, aiming first at businesses that use its suite of workplace tools hosted in the internet cloud. The “all new” Gmail is available to the more than four million businesses that pay for G...

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    Google reveals new Inbox app

    October 23, 2014 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on Google reveals new Inbox app

    Google has gone ahead and launched a new mobile app called “Inbox.” According to Google, the app is only available via invitation for the meantime. The app has been developed by the Gmail team and is intended to better organise email messages....

  • Airtel Nigeria to provide free Google services

    December 17, 2013 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on Airtel Nigeria to provide free Google services

    Mobile operator Airtel Nigeria has teamed up with search engine Google to supply a free internet search service for its subscribers in the country. The service will be termed FreeZone, and will allow users to access mobile web search and other...

  • Why Microsoft Shouldn’t Have Bothered ‘Scroogling’ Google

    March 8, 2013 • Top StoriesComments Off on Why Microsoft Shouldn’t Have Bothered ‘Scroogling’ Google

    That Microsoft is using this silly word in TV and online ads nevertheless remains a conundrum. I’d thought the company had stopped nastily smearing competitors right after its painful antitrust experience. Now I’m wondering if this inexplicable...

  • Algerie Telecom launches Gmail SMS

    February 13, 2013 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Algerie Telecom launches Gmail SMS

    Algerie Telecom has announced the launch of an SMS service through Gmail, a move that is likely to spur interest in Algeria’s telecommunications sector and fuel excitement amongst users eager to send messages from the email platform. The company...

  • Google launches SMS Gmail in Africa

    July 19, 2012 • Online & Social, Top StoriesComments (2)

    Search engine and mail host Google has launched a text-based version of their hugely popular Gmail email service, which is specifically aimed at users in Africa who do not necessarily have access to a constant or stable connection to the Internet. The new...

  • Google warns of Gmail hack attacks

    June 8, 2012 • SecurityComments (3)

    Search engine giant Google has warned the users of its mail delivery system Gmail to be vigilant in terms of hacking attacks, as a number of what it calls “state-sponsored” attacks have taken place throughout the world. “We are constantly on the...

  • 8∙ta launches Gmail text messages

    March 15, 2012 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on 8∙ta launches Gmail text messages

    South African Mobile operator 8∙ta and search engine giant Google, yesterday announced a collaboration between the two companies that would allow users send SMS chat messages via Gmail. “With SMS in Chat, a Gmail user can send a text message from the...

  • Q&A: Google wants more African content online

    July 27, 2011 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments (3)

    In an interview with ITNewsAfrica, Brett StClair, Head of Mobile, Google South Africa, talks about the evolution of mobile media in Africa and the exciting times ahead for Google on the continent. ITNewsAfrica.com: What are the most recent developments in...

  • Want a Google+ account? Here’s how…

    July 1, 2011 • Top StoriesComments (1)

    It has come to light that there is a small glitch on the Google+ website. As many Gmail and Google fans will know, Google+ is the new social networking website that is supposed to revolutionise the way people interact with each other and possibly overtake...

  • Ugandans excited about free SMS service

    May 17, 2011 • Mobile and TelecomsComments (3)

    Internet giant Google has announced that Ugandans will be able to send as many as 50 free SMS text messages through their Gmail accounts. The move has been welcomed by analysts and average citizens, who say the rising costs of telecommunications has hit their...

  • Gmail SMS launched in Uganda, Tanzania & Malawi

    March 18, 2011 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Gmail SMS launched in Uganda, Tanzania & Malawi

    Google has created a way for it’s users to continue chatting with friends via Gmail, even when they’re away from their computers. In the past few weeks Google have added functionality to Gmail that allows users worldwide to chat over SMS with phone...

  • Google Buzz gives Gmail the social touch

    February 11, 2010 • Top StoriesComments (1)

    Google has launched a social networking tool for Gmail, Google Buzz, allowing its email users to share information, post photos, links and videos right from their Gmail account. The announcement followed previous reports disclosing Google’s plans to...

  • Gmail labs soon available in 49 languages

    April 1, 2009 • Top StoriesComments Off on Gmail labs soon available in 49 languages

    Google, the world’s leading search engine and email services provider, has announced that its Gmail Labs will soon be available internationally in 49 languages...