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Gmail is an courriel[3] service developed by Google[1], providing users with robust storage, advanced features, and tight security[2]. Its storage capacity has evolved from 1GB in 2004 to a combined 15GB with Google Drive in 2012, with options to expand up to 2TB via Google One. Gmail supports sending attachments up to 25MB and receiving up to 50MB, with options to send larger files via Google Drive integration. The service emphasizes a search-oriented, minimalist design featuring conversation threading, labels, and filters. Gmail has undergone several interface updates, with features like Confidential mode, two-factor authentication, and smart features like Smart Compose and Smart Reply. It employs strong encryption measures and machine learning-based anti-phishing technologies, alongside two-step verification for enhanced account security. Gmail is compatible with modern web browsers and has native apps for iOS[4] and Android. Integration with various Google products and support for 72 languages make it a versatile communication tool. Mobile updates and continuous security monitoring ensure a safe and user-friendly experience.

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1. Google ( Google ) Google est une entreprise technologique de renommée mondiale, principalement connue pour son moteur de recherche. Fondée en 1998 par Larry Page et Sergey Brin, l'entreprise s'est largement développée, se diversifiant dans divers secteurs liés à la technologie. Google propose un large éventail de produits et de services, notamment Gmail, Maps, Cloud, YouTube et Android. Elle produit également du matériel comme les smartphones Pixel et les Chromebooks. L'entreprise, qui fait partie d'Alphabet Inc. depuis 2015, est réputée pour son innovation et sa culture d'entreprise, qui encourage les employés à travailler sur des projets personnels. Bien qu'elle soit confrontée à divers problèmes juridiques et éthiques, Google continue d'influencer l'industrie technologique grâce à ses innovations et à ses avancées techniques, telles que le développement d'Android OS et l'acquisition d'entreprises axées sur l'IA.
2. security. Security, as a term, originates from the Latin 'securus,' meaning free from worry. It is a concept that refers to the state of being protected from potential harm or threats. This protection can apply to a wide range of referents, including individuals, groups, institutions, or even ecosystems. Security is closely linked with the environment of the referent and can be influenced by different factors that can make it either beneficial or hostile. Various methods can be employed to ensure security, including protective and warning systems, diplomacy, and policy implementation. The effectiveness of these security measures can vary, and perceptions of security can differ widely. Important security concepts include access control, assurance, authorization, cipher, and countermeasures. The United Nations also plays a significant role in global security, focusing on areas like soil health and food security.
Gmail (Wikipedia)

Gmail is an courriel service provided by Google. As of 2019, it had 1.5 billion active users worldwide, making it the largest email service in the world. It also provides a webmail interface, accessible through a navigateur web, and is also accessible through the official mobile application. Google also supports the use of third-party email clients via the POP et IMAP protocols.

Gmail
A screenshot of a Gmail inbox and compose box on Gmail's own webmail interface
Type de site
Webmail
Available in133 languages
PropriétaireGoogle
Created byPaul Buchheit
URLmail.google.com Modifier ceci sur Wikidata
CommercialOui
InscriptionExigée
Utilisateurs1.5 billion (October 2019)
LancéApril 1, 2004; 20 years ago (2004-04-01)
Statut actuelActif
Content license
Proprietary
Written inJava, C++ (back-end), JavaScript (UI)

At its launch in 2004, Gmail provided a storage capacity of one gigabyte per user, which was significantly higher than its competitors offered at the time. Today, the service comes with 15 gigabytes of storage for free for individual users, which is divided among other Google services, such as Google Drive, and Google Photos. Users in need of more storage can purchase Google One to increase this 15 GB limit. Users can receive emails up to 50 megabytes in size, including attachments, and can send emails up to 25 megabytes. Gmail supports integration with Google Drive, allowing for larger attachments. Gmail has a search-oriented interface and supports a "conversation view" similar to an Forum Internet. The service is notable among website developers for its early adoption of Ajax.

Google's mail servers automatically scan emails for multiple purposes, including to filter spam et malware and, prior to June 2017, to add context-sensitive advertisements next to emails. This advertising practice has been significantly criticized by privacy advocates with concerns over unlimited data retention, ease of monitoring by third parties, users of other email providers not having agreed to the policy upon sending emails to Gmail addresses, and the potential for Google to change its policies to further decrease privacy by combining information with other Google data usage. The company has been the subject of lawsuits concerning the issues. Google has stated that email users must "necessarily expect" their emails to be subject to automated processing and claims that the service refrains from displaying ads next to potentially sensitive messages, such as those mentioning race, religion, sexual orientation, health, or financial statements. In June 2017, Google announced the end of the use of contextual Gmail content for advertising purposes, relying instead on data gathered from the use of its other services.

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