Voice Mail in Decline with Rise of Text, Loss of Patience
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published September 04, 2012
Retrieved voice messages have declined 14 percent in the last year.
Tags: text, voice mail, e-Mail
Spam, Malware, Virus Outbreaks Rise in 2012: Report
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published July 26, 2012
E-mail is more dangerous than ever.
Tags: virus, phishing, e-Mail, security, malware, spam
Facebook Blames Bug for Writing Over Contact E-Mail Addresses
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published July 03, 2012
The social network says a software glitch caused some devices to write over existing e-mail addresses with @facebook.com addresses.
Tags: smartphone, mobile, contacts, Facebook, e-Mail, bug
Gmail Outage Likely Hit Several Million on Thursday
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published June 08, 2012
Google's e-mail service went down for more than 90 minutes.
Tags: Gmail, Google, downtime, e-Mail, outage
New York Times Mistakenly Spams 8 Million People
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published December 29, 2011
The paper meant to send an e-mail to 300 people, but instead sent it to a much larger list.
Tags: spam, e-Mail, phishing
Hacker Claims First Windows 7 'Zero Day'
By Stuart J. Johnston | Article Published November 13, 2009
A hacker who discovered a problem in the Windows 7 RC has published proof-of-concept code to cause crashes in the current release.
Tags: Windows, Microsoft, bug, e-Mail, Windows 7
Microsoft Nixes Win 7 'Full Upgrade' Hack
By Stuart J. Johnston | Article Published October 30, 2009
Though it's possible to install the Windows 7 Upgrade package on a PC that doesn't already have a qualifying version of Windows installed, it's not allowed.
Tags: Vista, Windows, partner, Microsoft, e-Mail
Steve Ballmer Describes Tech's "New Normal"
By Stuart J. Johnston | Article Published October 01, 2009
The economic calamity has created a lowered sense of expectations, opines the Microsoft CEO.
Tags: Exchange 2010, e-Mail, virtualization, Windows, Microsoft
Gmail Goes Down - Again
By - Reuters | Article Published September 25, 2009
Outraging users, Gmail suffers its second service outage in a month.
Tags: services, e-Mail, Gmail, Microsoft, Google
Hot iPhone, Android Trend: Augmented Reality
By Michelle Megna | Article Published September 18, 2009
Overlaying information on real-world views displayed on a smartphone camera lens is expected to become highly popular.
Tags: e-Mail, video, search, iPhone, smartphones
Intel Unveils Core i5 Processors: High End Desktop
By Andy Patrizio | Article Published September 08, 2009
The new processors will also serve the low end server market.
Tags: Intel, server, chips, Windows, e-Mail
WPA Security Proves Faulty
By Andy Patrizio | Article Published September 08, 2009
Like WEP before it, the wireless protocol WPA has been breached -- and an expert can do it in about 60 seconds.
Tags: networking, security, wireless, privacy, e-Mail
Intel, AMD Prep Six-Core PC Chips
By Andy Patrizio | Article Published September 03, 2009
By the end of this year both major chipmakers are expected to releases six-core chips for desktop computers.
Tags: e-Mail, AMD, server, Intel, desktop
AMD's New Lower Power Server Chip Targets Web
By - Reuters | Article Published August 31, 2009
AMD's has begun a new lower power server chip that it expects to be popular for Web hosting companies, among others.
Tags: e-Mail, Intel, AMD, chips
Web's DNS Structure Remains Vulnerable
By Sean Michael Kerner | Article Published August 26, 2009
With millions of Internet domains potentially at risk, only a fraction are DNSSEC-secured.
Tags: Mozilla, e-Mail, services, Linux, open source
Using Sender Policy Framework to Fight Spam
By Sonny Discini | Article Published August 24, 2009
Sender Policy Framework, or SPF, is getting a lot of buzz as a solution to spam.
Tags: server, policy, servers, e-Mail, spam
Forget Netbooks, Desktops Rule
By Don Reisinger | Article Published August 20, 2009
The headlines keep coming about Netbooks, yet the small units' capabilities still pale in comparison to good old-fashioned desktops.
Tags: e-Mail, netbooks, video, Dell, desktop
Twitter Security Holes: Red Flag for IT
By Alex Goldman | Article Published August 17, 2009
IT managers need to monitor the threat from sites like Twitter and others more closely if they expect to keep enterprise secure.
Tags: malware, e-Mail, security, services, search
Mac 'iPad': The Apple Netbook?
By Andy Patrizio | Article Published August 10, 2009
An industry analyst lets loose with a few details about the carefully guarded Apple touchscreen tablet to be unveiled this fall.
Tags: iPhone, e-Mail, Apple, AT&T
Windows 7 Family Pack: Multiple Installs
By Stuart J. Johnston | Article Published August 03, 2009
Windows 7 Family Pack, which was announced in late July, will let users install Windows 7 Home Premium on three different PCs, making the cost for each copy roughly $50.
Tags: Vista, Windows, Windows 7, Microsoft, e-Mail
Microsoft Stores to Launch in Autumn
By Stuart J. Johnston | Article Published July 29, 2009
Expect the brand new stores to promote shiny Microsoft mobile gadgets, among other tech gear.
Tags: Windows, media, software, Microsoft, e-Mail
Amazon CEO Decries Kindle Book Removal
By Michelle Megna | Article Published July 25, 2009
Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos apologized for how the retailer handled illegally sold copies of e-books on the Kindle.
Tags: smartphones, Amazon, Kindle, wireless, e-Mail
Apple Slapdown: Pre's iTunes Link is Back
By Michelle Megna | Article Published July 25, 2009
Palm and Apple aren't playing nice over the issue of iTunes sync.
Tags: iPhone, software, iTunes, e-Mail, Palm Pre
Cloud Computing Firms: Yes to Open Standards
By Alex Goldman | Article Published July 20, 2009
Open standards are hailed throughout the cloud computing industry, yet not everyone agrees as to what that means.
Tags: marketing, services, CA, e-Mail, cloud computing
Hotmail Adds Bing
By Stuart J. Johnston | Article Published July 11, 2009
Hotmail users can use Microsoft's Bing search engine as they check email.
Tags: Windows, Microsoft, Google, e-Mail, search
Microsoft Unveils Silverlight 3
By Stuart J. Johnston | Article Published July 10, 2009
A direct competitor with Adobe's Flash Web media player, Microsoft's Silverlight is now available for download.
Tags: Microsoft, video, Silverlight, e-Mail, search
The Dangers of Short URLs
By David Needle | Article Published July 08, 2009
Shortened URLs are use to spread malware and other PC and other unwanted apps.
Tags: services, security, malware, e-Mail
Social Security Numbers Easy to Hack
By Alex Goldman | Article Published July 08, 2009
Researchers suggest that social security numbers are far too predictable to be of use as a national ID.
Tags: policy, services, e-Mail, authentication, privacy
Windows 7 Beta is Going Bye Bye
By Stuart J. Johnston | Article Published July 01, 2009
Microsoft wasn't kidding when it said that the Windows 7 beta expiration date is nearing.
Tags: software, Windows, Microsoft, e-Mail, Vista
Cisco's Cloud Strategy: Eyeing Google
By Sean Michael Kerner | Article Published July 01, 2009
Integrating private and public clouds -- a growing need in the emerging cloud market -- is an area in which Cisco sees itself building market share.
Tags: services, Linux, virtualization, Google, e-Mail
Skype 4.0 for Windows: Significant Overhaul
By Joseph Moran | Article Published June 26, 2009
Available for free download, the new Skype offers an array of improved features.
Tags: Windows, search, e-Mail, voice, VoIP
Microsoft Rebuffs Critics in Word-HTML Outlook Fracas
By Stuart J. Johnston | Article Published June 26, 2009
Microsoft will not change its decision to render emails using Word instead of IE's HTML engine, despite the uproar.
Tags: Microsoft, marketing, Internet Explorer, software, e-Mail
Microsoft Free Anti-Malware: Beta Soon
By Stuart J. Johnston | Article Published June 21, 2009
Codenamed "Morro," the free service is currently in internal testing within Microsoft and will begin public beta testing in the U.S. by June 23.
Tags: Microsoft, security, software, malware, e-Mail
Get Your iPhone 3G S (If You Pre-ordered)
By David Needle | Article Published June 19, 2009
Apple announced it has sold out of the initial iPhone shipments based on pre-order sales.
Tags: Blackberry, iPhone, e-Mail, RIM, CA
Bing Gains on Google
By - Reuters | Article Published June 18, 2009
But the gains still place Bing considerably behind the leading search giant.
Tags: e-Mail, search, Microsoft, Bing, Google
Google May Scan Twitter Feeds
By David Needle | Article Published June 16, 2009
The search giant would likely do a better job of indexing the feeds than Twitter itself.
Tags: services, search, e-Mail, Google
Windows 7 Pricing Leaks from Retailer
By Andy Patrizio | Article Published June 08, 2009
Based on an unconfirmed memo, Windows 7 may be more economically priced than some observers expected.
Tags: Microsoft, Windows, consumer, Vista, e-Mail
Breached VPN Reveals Corporate Insecurity
By Alex Goldman | Article Published June 02, 2009
The VPN is clearly not as safe as it should be, based on recent reports.
Tags: Google, search, e-Mail, Microsoft, policy
The Next 'Wave' In Communication?
By David Needle | Article Published May 29, 2009
Google's browser-based online communications environment combines features of e-mail, IM and collaboration software. But it's still in beta.
Tags: Google, e-Mail, open source, search, Microsoft
The Trouble with Real-Time Search
By Mike Elgan | Article Published May 21, 2009
You can expect Google to embrace real-time search. But don't expect that search to be anywhere near as useful as good old-fashioned regular Google searches.
Tags: services, e-Mail, search, Google, Twitter
Google Takes a Fall: "Embarrassing"
By David Needle | Article Published May 15, 2009
The search giant's massive worldwide network turns out to be less than fool-safe.
Tags: Google, e-Mail, services, search
Decreasing In-House Windows Support Costs
By Kenneth Hess | Article Published May 13, 2009
With a few key strategies in mind, the money you spend on maintaining your Windows PC's will trend lower.
Tags: e-Mail, open source, Windows, services
Swine Flu Online: Panic and Bad Information
By Alex Goldman | Article Published May 02, 2009
Swine flu generates oceans of noise on the Net. "The chatter about swine flu even dwarfs that of recent viral media star Susan Boyle," notes a Nielsen report.
Tags: voice, search, policy, swine flu, e-Mail
CNN-Kutcher Imbroglio Suggests Twitter Changes
By Ed Sutherland | Article Published April 19, 2009
The CNN-Kutcher controversy may spur Twitter to adopt its long-awaited business plan.
Tags: media, Twitter, e-Mail, policy, services
Microsoft Unveils Apps for Crime-Fighting Data Mining
By Alex Goldman | Article Published April 19, 2009
Microsoft's Citizen Safety Architecture offers apps to analyze massive amounts of data.
Tags: e-Mail, policy, unified communications, IBM, Microsoft
America Broadband Runs Far Behind
By Alex Goldman | Article Published April 17, 2009
A new report indicates that the U.S. ranks 24th globally in per capita broadband penetration.
Tags: broadband, cable, e-Mail, economy, Verizon
Inside Google's 'Facebook Killer'
By Mike Elgan | Article Published April 15, 2009
The Facebook user interface is cumbersome and counter-intuitive. Google (with possible help from Twitter) has a solution.
Tags: search, e-Mail, Google, services, Facebook
Microsoft to Debut Beta of Exchange Server 2010
By - Reuters | Article Published April 15, 2009
Microsoft's beta test version of Exchange Server 2010 is the first step in a major upgrade path.
Tags: Google, Exchange, e-Mail, Microsoft, voice
Blogs Spat: Google to Buy Twitter?
By - Reuters | Article Published April 06, 2009
Major blogs disagree strongly about the potential for a Google acquisition of Twitter.
Tags: Google, e-Mail, media, search, Twitter
Six Strategies for Securing an IT Interview
By Dave Willmer | Article Published April 05, 2009
Tips on scouring the job market, targeting openings and preparing your resume.
Tags: economy, IT Jobs/Salary, e-Mail, services, support
Conficker Malware to Return April 1
By Alex Goldman | Article Published March 29, 2009
The infamous Conficker, having infected countless computers, will rise again on April 1. Experts offers advice to users.
Tags: malware, services, e-Mail, Windows, security
How Salesforce Leverages Twitter
By Alex Goldman | Article Published March 23, 2009
Enterprise SaaS vendors uses Twitter as well as Facebook and other networks to contract potential buyers.
Tags: Twitter, marketing, Salesforce.com, e-Mail, Facebook
IE 8 Release: Successful, with a Few Bugs
By Stuart J. Johnston | Article Published March 23, 2009
While there were a few complaints, the release of Internet Explorer 8 appears to have gone well.
Tags: Internet Explorer, servers, Microsoft, e-Mail
Open-Xchange to Debut Open Cloud
By Sean Michael Kerner | Article Published March 20, 2009
The open source vendor Open-Xchange will leverage semantic microformats to help publish information in a collaborative style.
Tags: e-Mail, open source, Facebook, Google
Enterprise Audio Conferencing with Skype
By Ted Stevenson | Article Published March 12, 2009
A new service offers teleconferencing for up to 500 staffers.
Tags: Skype, IT, collaboration, e-Mail, telephony
Gmail Downtime, Round Two
By David Needle | Article Published March 12, 2009
In the wake of a Google Docs outage, Google free email service suffers a short service disconnect.
Tags: search, Gmail, services, e-Mail, Google
Iron Mountain Offers Virtual File Archive
By Judy Mottl | Article Published February 24, 2009
The venerable document archiving company touts its new "storage-as-a-service" offering.
Tags: e-Mail, policy, Iron Mountain, IBM, search
Microsoft Touts Its Tech Training Program
By David Needle | Article Published February 23, 2009
Redmond claims its tech training program, called 'Elevate America', will help millions of workers find a better job.
Tags: Microsoft, technology, IT, e-Mail
Experts on Web 2.0 Security Problems
By Richard Adhikari | Article Published February 21, 2009
Making Web 2.0 applications safe will take more work, according an industry group.
Tags: e-Mail, software, Web 2.0, marketing, security
Gmail Goes Offline -- and That's a Good Thing
By David Needle | Article Published February 01, 2009
Google Labs releases test version of its e-mail service that can be used offline.
Tags: services, e-Mail, search, Google
Is Amazon Prepping a Kindle Redux?
By Judy Mottl | Article Published January 31, 2009
The e-tailer is staying mum, but word has it that a new version of the e-book reader is coming Feb. 9.
Tags: e-Mail, smartphones, wireless, Kindle, iPhone
Android's Second Act, G2 Rumors Heat Up
By David Needle | Article Published January 22, 2009
An alleged photo and details of T-Mobile's next Google-Android device surfaces.
Tags: iPhone, carriers, e-Mail, search, Google
Virtualization: Doing More Harm Than Good?
By Richard Adhikari | Article Published January 19, 2009
A study finds that without adequate tools to manage application performance, you may expect
Tags: e-Mail, CA, datacenter, IBM, virtualization
BlackBerry Storm Tips, Part II: Using RIM's First Touch Smartphone
By Troy Dreier | Article Published January 17, 2009
Can't get enough info on your new BlackBerry Storm? Read our second installment of useful tips.
Tags: instant messaging, Blackberry, cable, e-Mail, music
Apple's Steve Jobs Takes Medical Leave
By David Needle | Article Published January 15, 2009
COO Tim Cook in charge of day-to-day operations.
Tags: e-Mail, Apple, InternetNews.com, media, news
'Making It All Work' In 60 Seconds
By Mike Elgan | Article Published January 14, 2009
The power of concentration, along with a few helpful Web-based tools, can improve your productivity markedly.
Tags: Microsoft, e-Mail, desktop, Amazon, management
Symantec's Five Resolutions for Network Security in 2009
By SmallBusinessComputing.com Staff | Article Published January 14, 2009
The security giant says small business owners will focus on five key areas to better manage IT information and infrastructure.
Tags: Storage, marketing, virtualization, VoIP, e-Mail
7-Zip: The Digital Equivalent of a Sledgehammer and Crowbar
By Wayne Kawamoto | Article Published January 13, 2009
A good compression tool like the freeware 7-Zip can be a helpful friend that saves storage space and reduces upload and download file transfer times. The real question is how 7-Zip stacks up against its well-entrenched competition, WinZip and PKZip.
Tags: e-Mail, Storage, Windows, open source, Linux
Will '7' be Windows' Lucky Number?
By Stuart J. Johnston | Article Published January 13, 2009
With download problems solved, no killer problems seem to have arisen so far in Win7's public beta.
Tags: Firefox, Microsoft, e-Mail, Windows, software
Tip: BlackBerry - Removing an E-Mail Account
By Amy Mayer | Article Published January 12, 2009
How to remove or manage an e-mail account on a RIM smartphone.
Tags: Blackberry, e-Mail, IT, email, server
AMD Offers Supercomputing Via GPUs
By Andy Patrizio | Article Published January 10, 2009
One CPU, four video cards, and one petaflop of power that can fit under your desk.
Tags: wireless, e-Mail, marketing, iPhone, AMD
Looking Ahead to VoIP in 2009
By Ted Stevenson | Article Published January 07, 2009
Enterprise VoIPplanet consults its crystal ball and spots some trends for the coming year.
Tags: VoIP, e-Mail, Microsoft, services, voice
FileMaker Pro 10 Dresses Up for 2009
By Lauren Simonds | Article Published January 07, 2009
A new interface designed to improve productivity and ease-of-use, without sacrificing familiarity, tops the many changes in this venerable database application.
Tags: marketing, video, Microsoft, search, e-Mail
Is Microsoft Planning Its First-Ever Layoffs?
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published January 05, 2009
Plenty of speculation, but few details as the rumored date approaches.
Tags: Vista, e-Mail, consumer, Microsoft, Windows