iPhone 2.0 promises better enterprise support with built-in ActiveSync and Apple’s SDK

Apple is readying significant enhancements to the software in its iPhone handset for later this year. The company takes cues from both the business and consumer worlds, finally letting third-party developers in on

Published on: March 11th, 2008 Robert Strohmeyer

Canadian medical lab says new messaging system just what the doctor ordered

Greater messaging reliability and valuable time savings are crucial benefits BC Biomedical Laboratories Ltd. (BCBL) experienced since its move to a new e-mail messaging system based on Microsoft Exchange Server.Time spent on administering

Published on: February 27th, 2008 Nestor Arellano

Valentine’s Day spam worse than ever

Employees in companies without solid anti-spam tools likely dread Valentine's Day.That's not because they're lonely – but because of the increased security risks and lost productivity from unwanted e-mails, says a new report.E-mail

Published on: February 15th, 2008 Brian Jackson

No e-mail messages lost during BlackBerry blackout, says RIM

Research In Motion acknowledged an outage left users in the Americas without access to their BlackBerry e-mail service on Monday, but said no messages were lost during the incident. The outage started at

Published on: February 13th, 2008 Sumner Lemon

A sneak peek into tomorrow’s cell phones

If you don't like the way the e-mail program on your PC works, you can replace it with one you like better. And when you need to add a new capability to Firefox,

Published on: February 1st, 2008 Glenn Fleishman

Surefire fixes for common PC problems

Is Windows bugging you about USB devices that aren't even plugged in anymore? Or harassing you with bogus security alerts? Or popping up lots of unnecessary notifications? I have all the fixes--plus a

Published on: January 31st, 2008 Steve Bass

C-Level execs

With one mouse click on a seemingly internal e-mail, your CEO could unwittingly enable a cyber­criminal to mine his hard drive for credit card numbers,passwords to corporate databases or other proprietary information. If

Published on: January 7th, 2008 Barbara Darrow

Tis’ the season for spam, says Symantec

On the first day of Christmas this spammer brought to me…Symantec's latest monthly threat report, with its long catalogue of spam categories currently afflicting harried users doesn't make for very cheerful reading.Spam accounted

Published on: December 11th, 2007 Joaquim P. Menezes

Disappearing Gmail messages

When Jeneane Sessum logged into her Gmail account on the afternoon of Oct. 27, she was greeted with a horrifying sight: an empty inbox. A Gmail user since 2004, Sessum, a social media

Published on: November 16th, 2007 Juan Carlos Perez

Everywhere you go there’s e-mail

"Wherever you go, there's your e-mail," was the Buckaroo Bonzai-inspired signature file used by Mike Azzara, editor of Unix Today, when he hired me for my first regular network column back in 1989.

Published on: November 15th, 2007 James E. Gaskin

Get the message with GotVoice Premium

If you get lots of voicemail messages, you know that managing them isn't the easiest task in the world. A new visual voicemail service called GotVoice can help, by turning voice messages into

Published on: November 10th, 2007 Mark Sullivan

E-mail compliance

Do I need to archive all of my company e-mail? How do I comply with regulations, and what are my options when it comes to the solutions?First of all, email compliance can mean

Published on: April 5th, 2007 Wayne Simpson

E-discovery rules may raise e-mail issues

E-mail archiving experts say recent changes to the rules that govern how digital documents are used in U.S. courts will drive demand for their products and force enterprises to develop more sophisticated retention

Published on: March 5th, 2007 Shane Schick

Cutting to the Chase with Kieron Dowling

In an age of regulatory compliance, it's a sad fact of doing business that you may be required to save and store all of your e-mails, even if it numbers in the millions.Worse

Published on: December 14th, 2006 Martin Slofstra