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Making the Case Against Mortgage Banksters, Part One: Legalities

Nicholas Carroll | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Nicholas Carroll

Federal prosecutors have trotted out reasons why they aren't prosecuting mortgage banksters. No lawyer I've spoken to agrees. Nor do I. This is an analysis of why the criminal cases can be made.

How To Back Up Your Gmail Account

Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Last weekend, some unlucky Gmail users inadvertently had their email accounts wiped out. Actually, it was 0.02 percent of all Gmail users--or roughl...

The Digital Childhood

Len Hollie | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Len Hollie

Twenty three percent of children have had their pre-birth scans uploaded to the internet by their parents and seven percent of babies have had an email address created for them by their parents.

Government Documents Released In ACLU Lawsuit Show Few Violations Of Privacy Safeguards

AP | PETE YOST | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

WASHINGTON — U.S. intelligence agencies engaging in electronic surveillance are failing to meet privacy safeguards in only a small number of ins...

Feds Check Wrong Person's Email In Spam Probe

AP | DINESH RAMDE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

MILWAUKEE — It's the online equivalent of police breaking down the wrong door. Court documents show that a typo caused federal investigators in...

Looking For Balance In A 24/7 World

Fauzia Burke | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Fauzia Burke

We live in a culture of 24/7 work and it has become normal to many of us. We have raised the expectation of availability to a point that is unhealthy.

Death Threat Against Palin Critic

Mother Jones | � Andy Kroll | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Responding to criticism she received after the January 8 Tucson shootings, Sarah Palin referred to death threats she and her children have received, s...

Burning Question: Why Do Emails Contain Legal Warnings?

Wired | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

These days, even the most innocuous messages--"Sure, squash at 6 sounds great"--sent from corporate email accounts are larded with dense legalese that...

Keeping Your Parents Safe Online

Christopher Burgess | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Christopher Burgess

As the year comes to a close, I see many compiling lists of tips and ideas on how you and yours can stay safe online. Earlier this month Cisco held a ...

The Story Of A Modern Day Bootstrapper

Fred Wilson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Fred Wilson

We continue with our M&A case studies on MBA Mondays. Last week we saw the impact VCs can have on your exit. This week we are going to look at the opp...

How We Shared Content In 2010

readwriteweb.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

The link sharing service AddThis, which said this month that it's now tracking the interests of more than 1 billion people across the web, has publish...

California Man Quits Job, Makes Living Suing Email Spammers

AP | PAUL ELIAS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

SAN FRANCISCO — Daniel Balsam hates spam. Most everybody does, of course. But he has acted on his hate as few have, going far beyond simply hitt...

On Christmas Cards and Season's Greetings

Charlotte Safavi | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Charlotte Safavi

I'm thinking of tweeting my holiday cheer in 2011 on Twitter: Wishing you a Merry Christmas or Have a Happy Holiday Season! Done under a minute. D...

Feds Need Warrants For Email, Appeals Court Rules

CNET News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Police must obtain search warrants before perusing Internet users' e-mail records, a federal appeals court ruled today in a landmark decision that str...

When your 'platonic' friend just isn't into you...

Dr. Irene S. Levine | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Irene S. Levine

QUESTION Dear Irene, I have read and been told by female friends that when a man is friends with a woman and all of a sudden wants to take it to a r...

New Eco-Friendly File Format Prevents Printing

Mother Nature Network | Siel Ju | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Don't want your e-mail attachments to get printed? Save it as a WWF file and foil attempts to put your document on paper....

7% Of Babies Boast Their Own Email Address

healthland.time.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Today's world is about being connected. Apparently some parents believe that can't start too soon: new research shows that 7% of babies and toddlers h...

It Takes Human Contact To Create Success!

Debbie Robins | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Debbie Robins

The more we rely on e-mail, Facebook, Twitter and texting as our primary ways of communicating, the less likely we are to be known by those with whom we are interdependent for our success.

The FBI Issues Holiday Warning About Smishing, Vishing and Other Scams by Cyber-Criminals

Bill Singer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Bill Singer

It's not just the holiday season for shoppers -- cyber-criminals look forward to this period of increased retail activity as a way to steal our money and personal information.

21 Quick-And-Dirty Gmail Tricks You Need To Know

The Huffington Post | Catharine Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Facebook recently launched the "next generation" of messaging, which will give each Facebook user the option of obtaining her own @facebook.com email ...

What Your Email Address Says About You

CNN.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Here's the harsh truth: Whether you know it or not, some people judge you the moment they see what comes after the "@" in your messages. At the risk ...

UPDATE: Facebook email: spam killer?

Craig Newmark | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Craig Newmark

Check out comment regarding fake Facebook identities, good new perspective. Okay, we don't know what'll be announced, but Facebook email could indeed...

PricewaterhouseCoopers Execs Busted For 'Top 10' Office Females Email

Execs Busted for 'Office Babe' Email | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Accounting behemoth PricewaterhouseCoopers is roiling in controversy after a group of executives distributed a photo-heavy email ranking the top babel...

The Software That Stares at Goats? Pentagon Building System For Massive E-Mail Privacy Violation

Jay Stanley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jay Stanley

Here we go again. Earlier this month the Pentagon announced a new effort to build a system aimed at allowing it to scan billions of communications ...

Getting Time on Your Side

Caroline Dowd-Higgins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Caroline Dowd-Higgins

Many people ask me how I juggled a full-time job with a private career coaching practice and still managed to get a book published. I'd be remiss if I...