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  • 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

  • Google Guarantees Inbox Invite By 5 PM PT If You Ask During Today’s ‘Happy Hour’

    Google Guarantees Inbox Invite By 5 PM PT If You Ask During Today’s ‘Happy Hour’

    Google is expanding its Inbox invite program, having issued another collection of invites to existing members already today, with a new ‘Happy Hour’ taking place between 3 p.m. PT and 4 p.m. PT today. If users email them at inbox@google.com asking for an invite during that window, they’ll get access guaranteed by 5 p.m. PT today. Want an invite TODAY? #InboxHappyHour 3-4pm PT. Read More

  • Google Inbox Invite Hits eBay

    Google Inbox Invite Hits eBay

    On a scale from one to ten, how desperate are you to try out Google’s new Inbox app? Would you pay for it? eBay user bpatel90, who has listed the invite on the online auction platform, will sell you an invite right now for around $50. Google’s Inbox is a newly announced mobile app that is meant to totally replace the way you used to deal with your email. It was released as a… Read More

  • Hands On With Google Inbox: Useful Email Triage Tools For A Mobile Workflow

    Hands On With Google Inbox: Useful Email Triage Tools For A Mobile Workflow

    Google’s Inbox email app is now available, and we have access to the limited release, which is being distributed via Google’s tried-and-true invite system. While many will have to wait to check it out for themselves, our first impressions might help you decided whether you want to even try chasing down an invite. First, this is a good-looking app that benefits from Google’s… Read More

  • Google’s Inbox is A New Email App From The Gmail Team Designed Not To Be Gmail

    Google’s Inbox is A New Email App From The Gmail Team Designed Not To Be Gmail

    Google has introduced a new email app, from the same team that builds Gmail, but intended as something completely different from Gmail. Inbox is the app, and it looks like it might owe some inspiration to Mailbox, and to Google Now. The new Inbox app is available to a limited user group only, and will be expanding its user pool via an invite system similar to the one that Google used for Gmail. Read More

  • Next-Generation Email Platform Inbox Rolls Out Open Source Apps, Details Its Hosted API Pricing

    Next-Generation Email Platform Inbox Rolls Out Open Source Apps, Details Its Hosted API Pricing

    Inbox, the email startup founded by Dropbox and MIT alums offering modern APIs that allow developers to build new applications on top of email’s aging underpinnings, is today taking steps to make it even easier for developers to get started with the launch of open source email apps. The company is also announcing the pricing for its hosted version of the Inbox API for the first time… Read More

  • MIT And Dropbox Alums Launch Inbox, A Next-Generation Email Platform

    MIT And Dropbox Alums Launch Inbox, A Next-Generation Email Platform

    Founded by Dropbox and MIT alums, a new startup called Inbox is launching out of stealth today, hoping to power the next generation of email applications. Similar to the newly launched Gmail API, Inbox offers a more modern way to build apps that access end users’ inboxes. But instead of being limited to Gmail, it also works with Yahoo, Microsoft Exchange and others, the company says. Read More

  • Inky Launches A Smarter Email Client For iOS That Sorts And Filters Your Email For You

    Inky Launches A Smarter Email Client For iOS That Sorts And Filters Your Email For You

    Thanks to a resurged interest in mobile email applications following the sale of popular “email triage” utility Mailbox to Dropbox last year, a number of new email applications have been making their way to mobile devices. The latest is Inky, the mobile counterpart to a sleek, Mac desktop-based email client launched in 2012. Like the earlier version of Inky’s software… Read More

  • New Gmail Experiment Displays Promotional Emails In An Image-Heavy Grid View

    New Gmail Experiment Displays Promotional Emails In An Image-Heavy Grid View

    Last year, Google launched its new inbox for Gmail, which automatically organizes messages from social networks, deals and offers, receipts and other messages into a set of folders. Today, it is pushing this idea of specific inboxes for certain messages a bit further. For promotional messages like deals and offers — the kind you get from Airbnb, Etsy, TripAdvisor and others —… Read More

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