Say goodbye to that long, hard-to-remember and unprofessional Gmail address; Google is testing a $2-a-month service that lets you ditch your @Gmail addresses for custom addresses. However, custom Gmail addresses are nothing new for Google Apps for Work customers, and for just $3 a month more more (or $2.16 on annual plans) you get many more advanced features in addition to the custom addresses. In other words, Google Apps for Work plans make more sense than the new paid "Gmail for work" service for most businesses.
A lawsuit that alleges Yahoo's email scanning practices are illegal can proceed as a class action complaint, a development that will shine the spotlight on the Yahoo Mail use of messages' content for advertising purposes.
If you're one of Gmail's 193 million users worldwide, you probably rely on the service -- and its add-ons -- every day. Popular among users for its customization features, Google constantly adds to its arsenal of Labs and brings new features mainstream to simplify processes and save users time.
Back in November 2010, Facebook announced plans for a "social inbox" -- a space that would serve as a hub for all communications that people use online or via mobile phones, ranging from text messages and chat messages to e-mail messages, too.