E-Mail Websites: Webmail, Marc, Gmail, Orkut, Yahoo! Mail, Mobileme, Hotmail, Comparison of Webmail Providers, Sulekha, Yahoo! Groups, Hushmail

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Books LLC, 2010 - 172 pages
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Chapters: Webmail, Marc, Gmail, Orkut, Yahoo! Mail, Mobileme, Hotmail, Comparison of Webmail Providers, Sulekha, Yahoo! Groups, Hushmail, Seznam.cz, Yandex, Zimbra, Spamgourmet, Rediff.com, Trashmail, Aol Mail, E-Mail Letter, Mail.ru, Oddpost, Mailinator, Bitnets, Gmx Mail, Gmane, Runbox, Whitemail, Spamhole, Lux Scientiae, Mail2web, Rocketmail, Gawab, In.com, Ilkposta, Banglacafe, Thaimail. Source: Wikipedia. Pages: 171. Not illustrated. Free updates online. Purchase includes a free trial membership in the publisher's book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Excerpt: Gmail is a free, advertising-supported webmail, POP3, and IMAP service provided by Google. Gmail was launched as an invitation-only beta release on April 1, 2004 and it became available to the general public on February 7, 2007, though still with beta status. As of December 2009, it has 176 million users monthly. The service was upgraded from beta status on July 7, 2009, along with the rest of the Google Apps suite. With an initial storage capacity offer of 1 GB per user, Gmail significantly increased the webmail standard for free storage from the 2 to 4 MB its competitors offered at that time. Gmail has a search-oriented interface and a "conversation view" similar to an Internet forum. Software developers know Gmail for its pioneering use of the Ajax programming technique. Gmail runs on Google GFE/2.0 on Linux. Gmail's log-in page (July 2009)The Gmail service currently provides more than 7450 MB of free storage. Users can rent additional storage (shared between Picasa Web Albums, Google Docs and Gmail) from 20 GB (US$5/year) to 16 TB (US$4096/year). On April 1, 2005 the first anniversary of Gmail, Google announced the increase from 1 GB, stating that Google would "keep giving people more space forever." In April 2005 Gmail engineer Rob Siemborski stated that Google would keep increasing storage by the second as long as it h...More: http: //booksllc.net/?id=56900

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