Gmail smartens up about spam

Wednesday, 4 October 2006, 12:37 AM EST

Google Gmail got nearly 15 times better at separating real messages from spam in the last three months, a developer of e-mail marketing software has calculated.

According to Lyris Technologies, Gmail's false-positive rating - the amount of e-mail it mistakenly pegged as spam - improved to just 3 percent in the second quarter, down dramatically from 44 percent in the first quarter of 2006.

At InformationWeek.

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