Google has announced an upgrade to its popular Gmail service called "Priority Inbox," which aims to learn which emails are most important to you, and surfaces those to the top of your email queue. As email arrives, you can mark it more or less important. Thus, over time Gmail will "learn" which emails are most important to you.
In an IPO market as finicky as this one, the contemporary adage that any publicity is good publicity doesn't hold. Not when your Web traffic drops suddenly and you've been rated the worst Internet company, and especially not when the CEO may have been caught fudging the facts.
Spammers are keeping pace with security experts -- and surpassing them -- in the fight for your inbox, cranking up the volume of junk emails sent in the first quarter of 2010.
Microsoft wins right to shut down a vast network of computers that spread spam and viruses across the Internet.