Paying Gmail users never received the email-scanning ads like the free version of the program, but some business customers were confused by the distinction and its privacy implications, said Diane Greene, Google's senior vice president of cloud.
Google is looking to bring its consumer-based Gmail service in line with its G Suite for businesses, the latter of which includes a version of Gmail that does not get scanned in order to personalize ads. Google's primary offering is that of the Google Search and it's primary source of income is advertising.
Gmail has more than 1.2 billion users worldwide.
"Consumer Gmail content will not be used or scanned for any ads personalization after this change", wrote Greene in the blog post.
Google's practice of scanning Gmail messages has always been controversial, with the company defending multiple lawsuits and even facing wiretapping charges in the US.
'The value of Gmail is tremendous, both for G Suite users and for users of our free consumer Gmail service. You can also opt to disable personalized ads altogether. Google does in fact sift through the contents of your Gmail, though starting soon, it will stop doing that. The search engine chose to stop scanning the inboxes of Gmail free users for targeted advertisements later this year. Google argued in court in 2013 that its users should have a reasonable expectation that their emails are subject to "automatic processing", but the judge disagreed, finding that scanning is not considered an "instrumental part of the transmission of email".
Danny Sullivan, founding editor of the online blog Search Engine Land, called the move a "big change" for Gmail, noting that the scanning of email contents "has been the biggest hit against the services since it began". Google previously offered you two options: pay for its services or let it scan your emails. Gmail add-ons will enable features like payments and invoicing directly within Gmail, further revolutionizing what can be accomplished in email.
At one briefing, when she was questioned why Spicer was missing, she mentioned his role was probably getting upgraded . We have been meeting with potential people who may be of service to this administration.
The American lottery's jackpot has rolled over 18 times since someone in Littlefield, Arizona, won $60 million on 1 April. Codisboti said he bought one ticket for the big drawing and plans to buy another because of his winning streak.
But she returned to the city on Sunday for an all-star benefit concert for victims that raised some $3 million. Ariana also released her live cover of " Somewhere Over the Rainbow " as a charity single.
Rosenstein appointed Mueller following the recusal of Attorney General Jeff Sessions in the FBI's probe of Russian influence. In a tweet Friday morning, President Donald Trump says he's being investigated for firing FBI Director James Comey .
The Georgia race ends as the most expensive House campaign in US history, with a tab that may exceed $50 million. They argue it shows their chances are good of retaking control of the House in next year's midterm elections.
The lawsuit points to a tweet Trump posted on May 12 that suggested he had recordings of his conversations with Comey. The strategy is an acknowledgment of Trump's lack of policy prowess, and White House aides are aware of that.
The RJD chief claimed that the JD (U) had agreed on fielding a combined Opposition candidate but later went back on its word. India has a special electoral college that votes for the president, which includes federal and state legislative members.
Amazon is expected to surpass Macy's this year to become the biggest apparel seller in the USA this year, according to Cowen & Co. Amazon is now accepting signups from customers who want to be notified about the launch of Prime Wardrobe .
Residents are to be evacuated from five council tower blocks over fire safety fears in the wake of the Grenfell Tower blaze. A total of 79 people are either dead or missing presumed dead as a result of the Kensington blaze, according to police.
The claims against Mourinho come amid a lengthening list of tax fraud cases involving football stars in Spain. The prosecutor said Ronaldo used shell company in the Virgin Islands to cheat on his taxes.
It's still unclear how this divergence in performance between the two sides of the Brexit negotiating table will play out. Almost three million Europeans are now living in Britain and around one million Britons living in different EU nations.
Verstappen leads FP2 of Azerbaijan F1
The third and final free practice session takes place at 11am (UK time ) on Saturday ahead of qualifying at 2pm. Elsewhere, Daniel Ricciardo was third in the sister Red Bull , with Ferrari's Kimi Raikkonen fourth.
Sega Forever Let's You Take the Classics On the Go
The Japanese video game developer had made the announcement of releasing the classic games on June 21 morning. Let us know in our discussions and join us on Discord , on our Facebook page , or Twitter !
Sears to close another 20 stores
Sears Canada will close 20 of its full-line stores, 15 Sears Home Stores, 10 outlet stores and 14 Sears Hometown locations. Sears launched a pilot DieHard store in San Antonio in February, Automotive News reported .
Amazon deal seen as disruptor of grocery business
Shares of other grocery-selling chains like Kroger, Target , Sprouts Farmers and Costco experienced a dip after the announcement. Analysts say the Whole Foods footprint and distribution channel could theoretically make 5-minute deliveries a reality.
Trump disputes Russian interference in 2016 election
Last year, reports circulated that hackers had targeted the voter registration systems in the states of IL and Arizona. He later said he would "go along" with Russian Federation, but thought it also could have been China.
Senate GOP releases bill to cut Medicaid, alter 'Obamacare'
The bill would continue the enhanced Medicaid expansion funding from Obamacare until 2021 and then phase it out over three years. McConnell may have a tough job convincing enough Republican senators that the Senate bill improves on the House version.
Royals beat Red Sox on Salvy's first career grand slam
Hammel's latest starring role came Monday night, when he held the powerful Boston Red Sox in check for seven sharp innings. When Whit Merrifield stepped onto campus as a freshman at SC , he was set to play center field for the Gamecocks.
US says it shot down Iranian-made drone in Syria
And so the battle is moving inexorably towards a band of territory where the main highways linking Iraq and Syria are located. It is the first time any activity by Russian or Syrian government forces have seriously affected the coalition against Daesh.
'Sega Forever' Brings Classic Games To Mobile Devices
Sega is bringing a collection of its best retro games to Android and iOS devices and you won't have to pay a penny to play them. The Sega Forever app costs not a penny, and every game housed within it is also totally free to play.