The 10 most embarrassing tech flubs that could happen to you

Call it the "oh-no second." You know--the interval between clicking the Send button on a private e-mail and realizing you just cc'd the entire universe. But it's not just e-mail. Thanks to the

Published on: December 19th, 2008 Dan Tynan

Ten tips on creating a great holiday newsletter

More than any other time of year, Christmas is when we feel most obliged to catch up with friends and family and fill them in on the events of the previous year. But

Published on: December 16th, 2008 Carrie-Ann Skinner

How to optimize the iPhone for business

After the release of the [iPhone 3G (and the iPhone 2 .0 update for first-generation iPhones ), I reviewed the challenges facing corporate IT departments integrating the iPhone as a business device. In

Published on: December 15th, 2008 Ryan Faas

The “Scunthorpe Problem” – unfortunate names subject to Web censorship

The Internet is full of filth. From "barely legal babes" to barely avoidable male-enhancement spam, something risqué seems to be lurking around every corner online. Yet in an age where amateur action may

Published on: December 11th, 2008 JR Raphael

10 statements you should absolutely avoid in e-mails

The following 10 phrases draw more attention to your surreptitious e-mail activity than they do to conceal it, and though they seem harmless, they could put your job and career in jeopardy, especially

Published on: December 9th, 2008 Meridith Levinson

Privacy controversy mars Google Apps rollout at Canadian university

For Andrew Brigham, Google's offer to host Lakehead University's e-mail system was almost too good to be true.The network administrator for the Thunderbay, Ont.-based university had been struggling with a patchwork of legacy

Published on: November 7th, 2008 Brian Jackson

The top 10 e-mail blunders of 2008

What do Halloween and a sent e-mail have in common? Both can be equally frightening, according to Proofpoint, a provider of unified e-mail security, archiving and data loss prevention solutions. With Halloween lurking

Published on: October 29th, 2008 Sarah Vaughan

E-mail attachment malware soars 800 per cent in 3 months

The volume of malware attacks conducted via e-mail attachments increased about 800 per cent over the past three months as this low-grade hacking method was brought back from the grave, according to a

Published on: October 28th, 2008 Brian Jackson

Tech reporter busts two spammers breaking the law

Being a technology reporter, my e-mail in-box is a crowded place. It's stuffed with press releases, notices from mailing lists I subscribe to, invitations to events -- you name it, it's in there.

Published on: October 28th, 2008 Jeremy Kirk

16 downloads to make you a great communicator – most of them free

The Internet was built on a very simple idea: People should be able to communicate more easily with one another, using their computers. So it should be no surprise that communication -- particularly

Published on: October 28th, 2008 Preston Gralla

Spam, bam, no thank you ma’am – Twitter and sultry spam attacks

Computer security blogger Graham Cluley felt pretty popular when young brunettes began inviting him to view pictures and videos of them posted on the Web.The chief technology consultant at U.K.-based security vendor Sophos

Published on: October 20th, 2008 Brian Jackson

Notorious tech myths that just refuse to die

Have you heard this story?One day, Bill Gates was standing on a street corner, watching the clouds roll by. Absentmindedly, he dropped a US$1,000 bill out of his pocket. A bystander noticed and

Published on: September 30th, 2008 John Brandon

Unified communication system helps Niagara hospitals clear up e-mail bottleneck

An amalgamation of eight hospitals in the Niagara region was able to avert mailbox mayhem by upgrading from an aging messaging system to a unified communicationsserver which incorporated voice, e-mail and calendaring functions.Serving

Published on: September 12th, 2008 Nestor Arellano

Five signs you’re an e-mail addict

Quick: When's the last time you checked your e-mail? If you're like most Americans, the answer is likely within the last 15 minutes -- even if you're not at work. And if you

Published on: September 12th, 2008 JR Raphael