Tag Archives: Gmail

GAMME – an unfortunate name for Google’s new migration utility


I know (because I have visited the Dublin Googleplex several times) that Google employs several thousand people in Ireland. Couldn’t one of them have looked at the acronym for their new Google Apps Migration for Microsoft Exchange (GAMME) service and … Continue reading

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Exchange Unwashed Digest – May 2014


May 2014 brought a TechEd North America event and produced some interesting news from that conference. But there was lots of other stuff to discuss during the month. Here’s what I published on my Exchange Unwashed blog on WindowsITPro.com. Learning about … Continue reading

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Enterprise-grade cloud services are the new battleground between Microsoft and Google


The first day of any large vendor-centric technology conference is invariably accompanied by a great deal of hype as the vendor takes full opportunity to strut their stuff and spread the good news. Keynotes full of bold new announcements are … Continue reading

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User interfaces are no way to assess Google vs Office 365


I’m always interested when companies put their technologists forward as the public face of the company’s expertise in different areas. The idea is that the technologist will wow the readership with deep insights into technology that causes the readers to … Continue reading

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Do LinkedIn smartphone apps harvest contact data from Gmail?


Is anyone else irritated by the way LinkedIn appears to harvest email addresses in an attempt to persuade you to transform correspondents into LinkedIn contacts? I’ve often wondered where LinkedIn got its information about people that I might like to … Continue reading

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Email’s about to die? I think not


Ho hum: the recent Wired.com article “The Next Big Thing You Missed: Email’s About to Die, Argues Facebook Co-Founder” seemed to be one big advertisement for Asana, a startup based in San Francisco. Asana, led by Facebook co-founder Dustin Moskovitz, … Continue reading

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The elimination of web bugs (well, for Gmail anyway)


I read Google’s post of December 12 announcing that Gmail would now display graphics in messages automatically with some interest. It seems like a very good idea to me to address the “web beacon” or “web bug” problem that has … Continue reading

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Why are people surprised when Google uses their data?


I’m not sure that the degree of shock being expressed within the press about Google “reading” email is altogether justified. A good example is the London Guardian’s headline of “Don’t expect privacy when sending to Gmail”, arising from a defense … Continue reading

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Exchange Unwashed Digest May 2013


May 2013 produced some thoughts about site mailboxes, CU1 improvements, planning tools, and even a Windows Phone application in the Exchange Unwashed Blog. Here’s what happened in detail. Using an Office 365 free trial domain to test software (May 30): … Continue reading

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Exchange Unwashed digest: April 2013


April 2013 saw the appearance of Exchange 2013 CU1 to release the restrictions that had previously stopped anyone running a “legacy” version of Exchange from installing Exchange 2013 into an existing organization. More stuff happened during April too, and some … Continue reading

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