Doubts raised over security provided by Gmail’s ‘Confidential mode’ – News

The Electronic Frontier Foundation said while many of the security features had promise, what the Mode provided was not confidentiality. At best, the new mode might create expectations that it failed to meet around security & privacy in Gmail, said the EFF authors.

How to turn off Gmail’s new AI features (and why you should) – e-Why, What & How

There are a lot of great new features in the new Gmail redesign, including a handful that make use of Google’s machine learning algorithms. Up until now, these algorithms have contributed to predictive replies for users checking their Gmail accounts on the go using a mobile app. That feature is now being rolled out to web users, along with a few others.