At the hacker conference Black Hat, Yahoo's new security honcho promises that Yahoo Mail will be encrypted end-to-end in 2015.
Following a Google report about Web-based email that raised questions about Microsoft's encryption efforts, Microsoft unveils major encryption milestones, including the use of TLS.
Thanks to a bunch of new features and back-end platform changes coming to Outlook.com webmail, users won't see much difference between the two products.
Google revitalized webmail in 2004 when it debuted Gmail, and now it's trying to do it again with a new take on the old Web stalwart, called Inbox.
The social network sends billions of emails to users daily and says adoption of the encryption standard it uses has skyrocketed among webmail providers.
Google pressures email providers to step up encryption of mail sent between servers as it debuts End-to-End, a Chrome extension that promises the first streamlined use of PGP in webmail.
Whether you use Gmail, Yahoo Mail, or Hotmail, using keyboard shortcuts can help improve your efficiency.
If you prefer Gmail or some other Webmail to traditional e-mail services, you may add a few steps each time you want to contact someone through a Web page. Chrome features an extension that lets you use Webmail as its default when you click an e-mail link.
Even if you can't change the full name associated with your iCloud e-mail account in Mail, you should be able to in the iCloud Webmail settings.
Microsoft has taken the wraps off its new webmail service, Outlook.com.