"Google has dropped the Gmail name for its e-mail service in the UK following a long-running row with a small British company that has claimed the rights to the trademark. [...] From today new users of Google's e-mail service will get an @googlemail.com address. Those that have already signed up will keep their @gmail.com addresses."
This is a blow to Google, because the name Gmail has become almost as synonymous with web email as Skype with Internet telephony.
I wonder if the 'G' brand of products is being re-thought? ;-) Google has already purchased these domains: