A "scared straight" approach to proper password hygeine
Google has a flawlessly coordinated plan to take over your life. Sort of.
Is using Gmail's "two-factor" system a nuisance? Let me put it this way: is it a nuisance carrying around keys to your house, versus just leaving the door unlocked?
Don't want to be 'mugged in Madrid'? Learn from our experience.
Microsoft gets a welcome humor implant, and uses it against Google's Gmail Man, with an online advertisement for Office 365
Was your Gmail account hacked sometime this year? Please tell me about it for a new article that I'm working on for the magazine.
What's up with all this fancy new Google stuff? It could be a step forward in design. At least one person, former NYTimes.com design director Khoi Vinh, is a big fan.
I mentioned that the "new look of Gmail" was remarkable mainly for how much more white space, and how much less info, it presented to the user on each page. Readers respond.
Maybe it will turn out that people really want to see less of their inbox when they're working on email in Google's system, and more blank white space. But I'll be surprised if that's so.
Several more arguments -- from tech blogger Robert Scoble, Christopher Michael Luna and others -- that G+ is the way to go
Will Google+ overtake Facebook? Who knows. But it corrects some problems Facebook has created for itself. And the privacy bias seems to be immediately set in your favor.
Action: Google releases new social-connection product. Reaction: China instantly bans it.
Can any technology challenge be too big for Google? Apparently so. In December, the search giant will turn off its Translate API.
How can I get to Dubuque? A new Google feature lets you know. And in its stripped-down effectiveness in answering the question, I can see the handiness relative to Kayak.
I don't know whether my family was part of the latest hacking attack coming out of China. I do know what you can do to protect your family.
How "the crusher" guarantees the security of "the cloud", plus a possible new instance of threat inflation
Amateurs think the cloud is taking care of their data. Pros know it isn't, and can't. It's every user for himself and herself, now as in days of yore.
Don't want to lose your online data? There's an easy way to protect yourself: Google's two-step verification process
Attacks on Gmail, like that on my wife's personal account, appear to be spreading. Change your password. Now.
Lessons from a phishing attack, the most troubling I've been involved with in over 30 years of using electronic communication