Security warnings raised over new Facebook Messages platform

Facebook's revamped Messages will be a very attractive target for spammers, scammers and malware makers, security experts said today.Facebook countered, saying that it has implemented new measures to protect users, including third-party anti-spam

Published on: November 17th, 2010 Gregg Keizer

Facebook’s new messaging platform has built-in Office Web Apps

Killing recent rumors that it's launching an e-mail killer, Facebook today unveiled a new messaging system that will envelope e-mail, instant messages, Facebook messages and SMS. Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg launched what he

Published on: November 16th, 2010 Sharon Gaudin

Rumoured Facebook e-mail won’t launch in Canada today

Rumor has it American Facebook users may be getting e-mail addresses ending with "@facebook.com" as early as Monday. It's a thought that likely has privacy advocates cringing as even more user data would

Published on: November 15th, 2010 Ian Paul

Gmail guide: power tips to optimize Google’s Web mail

A long time ago, most people who used webmail were cybercafe-frequenting, patchouli-scented trustafarians backpacking through Europe. Just about everybody else used a real e-mail client that ran on the desktop.But times change. With

Published on: November 5th, 2010 Mitch Wagner

QuoteFix — a great way to rectify messaging flaws

When it comes to e-mail etiquette, I'm old-school. For example, I always use plain text instead of styled text or HTML when composing messages. But perhaps my most old-school habit is that I

Published on: October 12th, 2010 Dan Frakes

How to get bought out by a tech giant

If you've been hoping a giant like Google, Microsoft, Facebook or Cisco will scoop up your company, here are some tips: Don't e-mail Steve Ballmer directly, don't tell wild stories about how great

Published on: October 5th, 2010 Nancy Gohring

Web mail shake-up: changes made to Gmail and Hotmail

Microsoft is tackling the growing issue of Hotmail account hijacking. Microsoft has introduced new security controls designed to help users better protect Hotmail passwords and recover compromised accounts more easily.With somewhere around 360

Published on: October 5th, 2010 Tony Bradley and Edward N. Albro

Gmail for Android OS updated

Google updated its mobile e-mail client Gmail for the Android operating system decoupling it from a smartphone's core functions. The move by Google to independently offer a version of its Gmail software is

Published on: September 23rd, 2010 Daniel Ionescu

Gmail once again shows up corporate e-mail with Priority Inbox

Google has started rolling out a new Gmail feature which automatically prioritizes incoming email into categories its believes reflect each message's importance to the receiver. The most important messages are tagged ‘Important' and

Published on: September 2nd, 2010 John E. Dunn

Gmail Priority Inbox filters frivolous e-mail

E-mail is a double-edged sword when it comes to productivity. The benefits of e-mail as a communications tool can easily be lost in the sea of nonsense that floods most inboxes, though--and that

Published on: September 1st, 2010 Tony Bradley and Nestor Arellano

Google improves already solid Gmail and Contacts services

Google unveiled a redesigned and retooled Gmail and Contacts this week. While a vocal minority is objecting to the update on the social networks, most users seem to like the changes.I think the

Published on: August 16th, 2010 Mike Elgan

5 tips and 3 sites that take care of your digital legacy when you die

If I’m having this much problems managing my multiple digital presences now, try to imagine what could happen if for example I suddenly croaked. It’s a morbid thought, but have you ever wondered

Published on: May 21st, 2010 Nestor Arellano

Get ‘porn buddy’ to clean up your digital debris when you die

Admittedly, it's not a pleasant thought, but have you ever wondered what happens to your Facebook page, or Twitter or LinkedIn accounts when you die?If you're in the dark, perhaps you should designate

Published on: May 21st, 2010 Nestor Arellano

How to move your business to the Web

The Internet has changed the way people do nearly everything--from consuming media to performing research to maintaining relationships to communicating. Its effect on business has been similarly wide ranging. And today, for mission-critical

Published on: April 28th, 2010 Adam Pash