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  • Inbox By Gmail Gets Smarter Search With Quick Answer Cards

    Inbox By Gmail Gets Smarter Search With Quick Answer Cards

    Inbox by Gmail, Google’s next-gen email client for mobile and the web, is getting a nice little update today that will make it easier to find information like addresses, membership numbers and package tracking numbers in your emails. While Inbox always featured a pretty good search feature that would organize results by relevance, Google has now made its search tool in the app… Read More

  • With Smart Reply, Google’s Inbox Can Now Respond To Emails For You Automatically

    With Smart Reply, Google’s Inbox Can Now Respond To Emails For You Automatically

    Some believe that email is bloated and dying, but by implementing advances from its machine learning and AI teams, Google has been using Inbox — its Gmail-based mobile email client — as a way to raise the bar on how to improve the experience and make it once again into a productive place to communicate with people. Today, the company is taking the wraps off its latest… Read More

  • Google Opens Inbox To All, Adds Smart Reminders, Trip Bundles, Undo Send And More

    Google Opens Inbox To All, Adds Smart Reminders, Trip Bundles, Undo Send And More

    Google today announced that Inbox, the Gmail-based mobile email client the company launched late last year, is now open to all. Until today, you still needed an invitation to use the service, though invites have long been pretty easy to come by. In addition, Google said that it will start opening up Inbox to all Google for Works customers (whose admins enable this feature for them) through… Read More

  • Google Launches Invite Program To Bring Inbox To Google Apps For Work Customers

    Google Launches Invite Program To Bring Inbox To Google Apps For Work Customers

    Last Fall, Google started its (slow) rollout of Inbox, its completely redesigned email experience for Gmail on the web and mobile. Even today, it’s still an invite-only service (but invites are pretty easy to come by these days). Until now, however, it wasn’t possible to use Inbox with Google Apps for Work accounts. That’s changing today. Google has now launched an… Read More

  • Next-Gen Email Platform Nilas (Previously Inbox) Grabs $8 Million, Preps Its Own Email Client

    Next-Gen Email Platform Nilas (Previously Inbox) Grabs $8 Million, Preps Its Own Email Client

    Nilas, the startup founded by Dropbox and MIT alums, previously known as Inbox and focused on offering developers a better API for building email client applications, has raised $8 million in Series A funding, the company announced this morning. The round was led by Formation 8, and included participation from prior investors Fuel Capital, SV Angel, Data Collective, Great Oaks and… Read More

  • Google Inbox Team Promises Support For Google Apps Accounts, Says User Demand Sped Up Efforts

    Google Inbox Team Promises Support For Google Apps Accounts, Says User Demand Sped Up Efforts

    Every single time I write about Google Inbox, I see the same two comments on repeat: a good chunk of readers saying “Meh. Tried Inbox, wasn’t into it”, and another good chunk saying “If only it worked with my custom gmail domain!” If you’re in the latter camp: good news! The Google Inbox team promised today that support is on the way and has been made a… Read More

  • Gillmor Gang: Cash or Charge

    Gillmor Gang: Cash or Charge

    The Gillmor Gang — Robert Scoble, Dan Farber, Kevin Marks, Keith Teare, and Steve Gillmor. Hard not to talk about Uber, given the clash between hubris and transformational momentum. The Gang swims in a sea of messaging apps, Facebook passport control, Google InBox immigration. Newspaper taxis appear on the shore, waiting to take you away. Climb in the back,with your head in the Cloud… Read More

  • Why Did Google Decide To Split Inbox From Gmail? Crunch Network

    Why Did Google Decide To Split Inbox From Gmail?

    A couple of years ago, right around the time Google’s Gmail team decided to start working on a standalone email app, the recently announced Inbox, a major redesign of Gmail was launched. As is the case with all Google products it was first released internally as “dogfood” to let Googlers themselves digest all the new features, or as was the case with this particular redesign… Read More

  • Crunch Network

    A Quick Look At Google Inbox

    A few weeks ago I managed to get my hands on Google’s new app, Inbox. So far I love it, but it is not quite ready to be my go-to email app for a few reasons. But first, let’s start off with the good. The UI is faster and smoother than the standard Gmail app. It is also more one hand friendly, a feature that will be needed if you are rocking the Nexus 6 monstrosity. Read More

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