Download your Gmail and Gcal archives at the click of a button

The ultimate archive feature has arrived: Google(s goog) officially announced via blog post that users can now export all of the data from both Gmail and Gcal. The new feature, which is available now for Gcal, will roll-out across all users this month for Gmail and is accessible via the “Download Your Data” tab in the Google settings menu. Now you can keep hoarding your massive email collection without worrying about backing up against Google’s (admittedly massive) data ceiling.

Data isn’t just the new oil, it’s the new money. Ask Zoë Keating

In the fight about royalties from streaming media services like Pandora, Popular cellist Zoë Keating says she’s willing to give up the money in exchange for data. It’s an idea that’s gaining traction elsewhere, too, as more companies are paying consumers for their truly valuable data.