Google Blog: Save time with Smart Reply in Gmail

Google Blog: Save time with Smart Reply in Gmail. “It’s pretty easy to read your emails while you’re on the go, but responding to those emails takes effort. Smart Reply, available in Inbox by Gmail and Allo, saves you time by suggesting quick responses to your messages. The feature already drives 12 percent of replies in Inbox on mobile. And starting today, Smart Reply is coming to Gmail for Android and iOS too.”

Reuters: French candidate Macron claims massive hack as emails leaked

Reuters: French candidate Macron claims massive hack as emails leaked. “Leading French presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron’s campaign said on Friday it had been the target of a ‘massive’ computer hack that dumped its campaign emails online 1-1/2 days before voters choose between the centrist and his far-right rival, Marine Le Pen.”

TechCrunch: Mailchimp’s marketing automation tools are now available for free

TechCrunch: Mailchimp’s marketing automation tools are now available for free. “With this newly free service, any online business can now easily create an automatic email that goes out a day after somebody abandons a virtual shopping cart, for example, or a day after somebody makes a first purchase. Similarly, they can set up a series of welcome emails or use the service for more transactional messages like receipts, shipping updates or invoices. MailChimp set up a number of pre-configured automations for some of these most popular use cases.”

New York Times: N.S.A. Halts Collection of Americans’ Emails About Foreign Targets

New York Times: N.S.A. Halts Collection of Americans’ Emails About Foreign Targets. “The National Security Agency has halted one of the most disputed practices of its warrantless wiretapping program: collecting Americans’ emails and texts to and from people overseas that mention foreigners targeted for surveillance, according to officials familiar with the matter.”

Alert: If you’re running SquirrelMail, Sendmail… why? And oh yeah, remote code vuln found (The Register)

The Register: Alert: If you’re running SquirrelMail, Sendmail… why? And oh yeah, remote code vuln found . “Security researchers have uncovered a critical security hole in SquirrelMail, the open-source webmail project. Filippo Cavallarin and Dawid Golunski independently discovered a remote code execution hole in SquirrelMail version 1.4.22 and likely prior. That’s the latest version, by the way, and is dated July 2011.”

Amit Agarwal: How to Unsubscribe from Mailing Lists and Junk Newsletters in Gmail

From Amit Agarwal: How to Unsubscribe from Mailing Lists and Junk Newsletters in Gmail . “Christian Heilmann’s tweet – Feature request for Gmail: automatically find and follow the unsubscribe link in all highlighted emails – prompted me to build an automated system for unsubscribing your Gmail address from the bulk senders. Here’s how it looks like…”

Ubergizmo: Google’s Inbox Now Rolling Out High Priority Notifications Option

Ubergizmo: Google’s Inbox Now Rolling Out High Priority Notifications Option. “Exactly what criteria an email has to meet to be considered high priority is unclear, but we guess maybe things like updates or newsletters probably won’t make the list, or unless the sender has specified that the email is of a high priority.”