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What Your Email Style Says About You

Heidi Grant Halvorson, Ph.D. | Posted 11.08.2011 | Technology
Heidi Grant Halvorson, Ph.D.

In the modern workplace, we don't actually talk to each other as much as we used to. Communication now often takes place via email, a change that has brought with it both convenience and its own unique set of challenges.

'Email' Turns 29

The Huffington Post | Catharine Smith | Posted 10.30.2011 | Technology

August 30, 2011 marks that 29th anniversary of the term "email." On this day in 1982, the U.S. Copyright Office awarded V.A. Shiva Ayyadurai a copyrig...

Watch: Iowa Civil Rights Workers Fired For 'Gossipy' Emails

Posted 10.24.2011 | Home

Three Iowa civil rights workers were fired, after their boss discovered that they had been sending thousands of emails to each other making allegedly ...

I Used to Write Books...

Rabbi David Wolpe | Posted 09.30.2011 | Books
Rabbi David Wolpe

I write columns, Facebook posts (each blessed day), emails, sermons, but I am pushing the bolder of the book up the Sisyphean mountain with no discernible results.

Texting Is So 19th Century

Pamela Newton | Posted 09.27.2011 | Technology
Pamela Newton

It has recently occurred to me that email and text messaging are actually a quaint throwback to the good old days of interpersonal communication.

Email Etiquette and the Perils of "Reply All"

Ron Ashkenas | Posted 09.18.2011 | Technology
Ron Ashkenas

Our story begins when the production editor for a major online business journal mistakenly sent a blast email about "invoicing procedures" to all of the site's bloggers, approximately 50 people.

Joy Resmovits

UPDATE: GWU Applicants Receive False Hope, Student's Information In Email Kerfuffle

HuffingtonPost.com | Joy Resmovits | Posted 08.22.2011 | College

You're accepted! Oh wait ... Online applicants to George Washington University's non-degree program were befuddled Wednesday morning when they ...

Michael McLaughlin

Sarah Palin Writes Like Middle-Schooler -- And Better Than Some CEOs

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McLaughlin | Posted 11.15.2011 | Weird News

The huge cache of Sarah Palin's emails released Friday offered not only a chance to see what she was writing about during her uncompleted term as Alas...

The Virtual World's Mandatory Morality

Phil Bronstein | Posted 08.08.2011 | Technology
Phil Bronstein

Let's say your spouse sends you a dirty picture. It doesn't matter if you both like it: officially, you're violating the Terms of Service of most software companies, and they can remove the offending image.

WTF? Israeli General Warns of Texting Orders, Being Ignored

Michael L. Millenson | Posted 07.31.2011 | World
Michael L. Millenson

When an Israeli Army officer says, "Follow me!", the soldiers under his command may be confused whether he means Facebook or firefight.

What Your eMail Greetings Says About You

The Morning News | Posted 07.19.2011 | Books

“Hey,” means you want something from me. “Hey:” means you expect something from me....

9 Must-See Gmail Tips To Tame Your Inbox

The Huffington Post | Thomas Houston | Posted 07.05.2011 | Technology

Earlier this week, Gmail posted a few tips for "powering through hundreds of messages." They're helpful for sure, but we wanted to share some of our o...

It's 1986 and Magnum, P.I. Just Stole My Email!

Jeffrey Evans | Posted 06.29.2011 | Technology
Jeffrey Evans

Law enforcement likes that most of our electronic communications are offered only feeble privacy protections. They don't want to have to go to a judge to get a search warrant.

GMAIL ESSENTIALS: 5 Tips To Protect Your Account From Hackers

The Huffington Post | Thomas Houston | Posted 06.23.2011 | Technology

Quick searches of Twitter and Google reveal a flurry of recent Gmail hackings, and the Guardian reports that they might be rooted in the Gawker databa...

The Rules of Netiquette -- Signature, Please

Julie Spira | Posted 06.20.2011 | Style
Julie Spira

Receiving an email from Joe12345@hotmail.com will not identify you as the sender. The recipient won't see your last name, and most certainly won't know or remember the name of your business.

Who Investigates the Investigators?

Carol Muske-Dukes | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Carol Muske-Dukes

The goals of women's rights and the furthering of the Greek system -- fraternities on campus -- remain at odds.

Think You Know Your Competition? Think Again

Naveen Jain | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Naveen Jain

You may not see the stealth innovators who are quietly harnessing technologies to displace your business.

5 Smartphone Rules to Live By

Dr. Jim Taylor | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Dr. Jim Taylor

The smartphone has become a ubiquitous status symbol of and tool for businesspeople doing business. In offices, on the streets and in airports, what s...

Jon Stewart and the Sheer Hypocrisy of Fox News on Teachers

Jim Wallis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Jim Wallis

I like teachers. But what I am learning from conservatives these days, especially the hosts and commentators for Fox News is that public school teachers are greedy.

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.