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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...

Are You Drowning in Emails?

Stefania Lucchetti | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Stefania Lucchetti

Most readers, even those who do not work in a corporate office, will be able to relate to situations when they have been tangled in the web of information production and exchange that surrounds us in every form.

The Decline of Common Courtesy

Denny Dressman | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Denny Dressman

In this age of instant communication, I ask: How hard is it to reply to an email, phone call or letter?

Guess What? Important People Still Talk on the Phone. And Social Media Isn't the Be-All-And-End-All

Ed Zitron | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Ed Zitron

So, this just in. Internet people make a lot of assumptions. I know, I know, it's terribly shocking and will knock your socks off, but people are maki...

Overcoming Barriers with Electronic Connectivity

Jim Luce | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Jim Luce

Where we no longer must allocate the time and resources to go physically to all corners of the earth -- Facebook, Skype, our email takes us there.

Connectivity Is Key To Social Change

Jim Luce | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Jim Luce

In the spring I travelled to Barcelona for the GSM Association's World Congress, with 49,000 participants spread between mobile phone-related 1,300 ve...

Google Conversation View: Gmail to Offer Option of Mail in Chronological (Non-Threaded) Order

Larry Magid | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Larry Magid

I've been complaining about Gmail's "conversation" or thread message mode for years and I'm finally getting my wish.

They'll Take Manhattan: Billy Van Zandt and Jane Milmore's cyber-comedy "You've Got Hate Mail" opens lengthy run at NYC's Triad Theatre

Holly Cara Price | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Holly Cara Price

Star Trek: The Motion Picture, the 1979 movie, was ground breaking for many reasons. It was, for instance, the first movie created from the popular St...

The Rudeness of Ignoring Email

Tony Schwartz | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Tony Schwartz

What I find disconcerting -- even boorish -- is the number of people who enter into some kind of dialogue on email, and then one day simply stop responding.

Groupon's Unsubscribe Page Is Awesome--But Brutal

Switched | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

The daily deal site Groupon has been quietly harboring one of the greatest unsubscribe pages of all time. It's been around for some time, but we'd nev...

Testing the Torch

Eric Villency | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Eric Villency

Is the Torch an iPhone killer? Not exactly. Instead it is more like a reward for the legions of users who cherish the bottom line functionality and performance of the Blackberry.

NACHA Scam Makes Rounds Via E-Mail With ACH Transaction Alert

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Not-for-profit financial organization NACHA, which oversees an electronic payment system called the Automated Clearing House (ACH) Network, has issued...

Secret Emails Between Breitbart and Beck Revealed

Sally Kohn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Sally Kohn

I found these emails on a secret thumb drive that was given to me around the same time that Laura Ingraham apparently got secret copies of the Obama Diaries. The emails below are as verifiable as Ms. Ingraham's book.

Conspiracy? Much Ado About Journolist

D. Brad Wright | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
D. Brad Wright

What's the takeaway from the Journolist leak? Predominantly that the "whatever-you-want-to-call-it-list" is nothing more than a place to exchange ideas on any topic from A to Z.

Terrorism and the Internet: Candy Crowley's Interview With White House Advisor John Brennan

Michelle Kraus | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Michelle Kraus

Candy Crowley in her interview this morning with White House advisor, John Brennan opened new and vital dialogue on terrorism and the Internet. She hit a home run in my world.

Call for Social Networking Reports on Deepwater Horizon Oil Impacts

Georgianne Nienaber | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Georgianne Nienaber

With ordinary citizens inputting real-time photos and testimony, the general public will have the opportunity to experience first hand what is really happening in the Gulf of Mexico and along its shores.

Evolving Expectations: How to Get Things Done

Takeshi Numoto | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Takeshi Numoto

The number one thing I hear from customers is that their personal and professional lives have blurred. People work during personal time, and personal life mixes with professional life too. It's overwhelming.

Communication: Week 13 of 'Mental Muscle' Boot Camp

Paul Katz | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Paul Katz

Part fifteen in a series. "There is a reason why Communication Week follows Self-Esteem in Spiritual Boot Camp," said James Mellon. "First, you get...

Say Hello to My Little Friend: How I Became the Tony Montana of the Internet

Dave Pell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Dave Pell

The realtime web has become a habit. It's a twitch. More importantly, when I succumb to the reflex of checking it every few minutes or seconds, I do so at the expense of thinking.

The Dying Art Of Letter Writing

The Guardian | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Loquacious letters and epistolary exchanges between authors are falling by the wayside in the digital age -- and readers and literary estates are all ...

45,613 Emails in My Inbox (and I Feel Fine)

Laura Vanderkam | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Laura Vanderkam

Email is not work. It is a tool for doing your work. Better to throw the time and energy you might spend pursuing a clean inbox into accomplishing something that actually matters.

Nigerian Email Fraudsters, Humbled by Vigilante Justice

Jonathan Ezer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Jonathan Ezer

The "Nigerian email scam" actually started in the 1970s using paper letters. Lately, though, Nigeria and so-called "scam baiters" have been cracking down on the frauds' perpetrators.