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Refresh POP3 Accounts in Gmail

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If you use Gmail's POP3 fetching feature to read messages from other email accounts, you've noticed that Gmail checks for new messages less frequently than desktop mail clients. Usually, Gmail tries to find new messages every hour, but some accounts are updated more frequently, especially if you get many messages."Once...
Refresh POP3 Accounts in Gmail

Facebook Founder Accused of Hacking Into Rivals' Email

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An anonymous reader notes a long piece up at BusinessInsider.com accusing Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg of hacking into the email accounts of rivals and journalists. The CEO of the world's most successful social networking website was accused of at least two breaches of privacy. In a two-year investigation detailing the...
Facebook Founder Accused of Hacking Into Rivals' Email

How Much Did The FBI Snoop On Email Messages To Uncover The Petreaus Situation?

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As you're probably aware since it's "the big story" right now, General David Petreaus stepped down last week after an FBI investigation turned up an affair he'd been having. It seems that every few hours more news "breaks" on the story, and it keeps getting more involved, with a growing...
How Much Did The FBI Snoop On Email Messages To Uncover The Petreaus Situation?
Harvard secret scanned faculty emails to find source of leaked cheating memo
Chinese hackers gained access to 'thousands' of surveillance orders, says Washington Post

Hacker group GhostShell claims attack on FBI, Interpol, NASA, and Pentagon, theft of 1.6M accounts

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The hacktivist group GhostShell today announced its biggest attack yet: #ProjectWhiteFox, which targets the ESA, the FBI, the Federal Reserve, Interpol, NASA, and the Pentagon, as well as many companies that partner with these organizations. The team says it has released 1.6 million accounts and records from fields such as...
Hacker group GhostShell claims attack on FBI, Interpol, NASA, and Pentagon, theft of 1.6M accounts
What Now… Yahoo?

Solving the Email Problem

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Email is vicious. You get 100’s (or 1000’s) of emails competing for your attention every day. Why bother? Why care? Why not just throw in the towel? Well, the reason is simple — because email has been around forever and it’s not going anywhere anytime soon. How did we get...
Solving the Email Problem

Email attack exploits vulnerability in Yahoo site to hijack accounts

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Hackers behind a recently detected email attack campaign are exploiting a vulnerability in a Yahoo website to hijack the email accounts of Yahoo users and use them for spam, according to security researchers from antivirus vendor Bitdefender. The attack begins with users receiving a spam email with their name...
Email attack exploits vulnerability in Yahoo site to hijack accounts

If There Needs To Be An Investigation, It Should Be About Why The FBI Was Reading Certain Emails

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While some have noted the irony of General Petreaus being taken down due to online surveillance methods that he should have been aware of, the case is bringing growing attention to an issue many of us have been discussing for a while: how easy it is for law enforcement to...
If There Needs To Be An Investigation, It Should Be About Why The FBI Was Reading Certain Emails

Ofcom to investigate Sky News over 'canoe man' email hacking

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Media regulator Ofcom to investigate whether Sky News broke broadcasting rules in using hacked emails for John Darwin storyOfcom is to launch an investigation into a Sky News journalist's hacking of emails belonging to John Darwin, the "canoe man" accused of faking his won death.The media regulator said that it...
Ofcom to investigate Sky News over 'canoe man' email hacking

Sky News admits hacking emails of 'canoe man'

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Broadcaster says accessing of emails of John Darwin, who faked own death, was authorised by executives and in public interestSky News has admitted that one of its senior executives authorised a journalist to conduct email hacking on two separate occasions that it said were "in the public interest" – even...
Sky News admits hacking emails of 'canoe man'
Want Tempo's new calendar assistant? You'll have to wait for its AI to catch up

Unified Inbox acquires iOS app HelloInbox to revamp its chat and collaboration platform on mobile

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Unified Inbox, a cloud-based social conversation and collaboration platform, has entered a definitive agreement to acquire HelloInbox, an iOS app that can be used to send and receive messages both from email accounts and social networks. Unified Inbox has bought the company for an undisclosed sum, and says it will...
Unified Inbox acquires iOS app HelloInbox to revamp its chat and collaboration platform on mobile

FDA defends its monitoring of whistle-blowers' email

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The FDA Friday said it monitored the private email accounts of nine agency whistle-blowers starting in 2010 to determine whether any of them leaked confidential information to the public....
FDA defends its monitoring of whistle-blowers' email
Facebook releases Zuckerberg e-mails in “fraudulent shakedown” case

If you love browsing Facebook, but loathe dealing with email, try Fluent

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Fluent, new email client from three ex-Google employees, makes your email look like Facebook and Twitter. We get it, going through hundreds of emails is not nearly as exciting as commenting on your friend’s statuses and retweeting a witty tweet. Fluent gets it too, so they took the look of...
If you love browsing Facebook, but loathe dealing with email, try Fluent

Easilydo Smart Assistant App Opens Up Platform

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One of the most interesting areas in consumer tech right now is personal assistant mobile apps — smart calendars like Tempo, smart address books like Addappt, and smart everythings like Google Now. Easilydo doesn’t necessarily replace an existing app, but it’s kind of like a smart proactive to-do list for...
Easilydo Smart Assistant App Opens Up Platform

After All That, The Original 'Cyberstalking' Complaint That Created Petraeus Scandal Is Dropped

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What has been somewhat forgotten in the ensuing situation that resulted in General David Petraeus stepping down from his post at the top of the CIA, is that the whole thing started when his mistress and biographer Paula Broadwell was accused of "cyberstalking" by another woman, Jill Kelley. That led...
After All That, The Original 'Cyberstalking' Complaint That Created Petraeus Scandal Is Dropped

Here Is A Step-By-Step Guide To How Chinese Hackers Steal American Secrets

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Dota is an anonymous member of a military-backed group of Chinese hackers notorious for stealing data from American companies. According to Forbes, this group has likely broken into computer systems owned by Coca Cola, security tech firm RSA, and energy company Schneider Electric. But now we learn from The Next Web...
Here Is A Step-By-Step Guide To How Chinese Hackers Steal American Secrets

Sparrow is a Worthy Replacement for the iPhone's Mail App

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As far as iOS apps go, the native email client for iPhone is pretty bare bones and not especially pretty. It's kind of weird when you think about it. Here's Apple, a company known around the world for the quality of its design and attention to detail, and the app...
Sparrow is a Worthy Replacement for the iPhone's Mail App

AOL unveils Alto, its new cloud-based application designed to help bring calm to your email inbox

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Managing your email accounts can be a bit of a headache. If you’re managing multiple accounts like I am, you probably are managing an exorbitant amount of emails and trying to organize them takes way more time than should be needed. AOL, a company that became known for bringing email...
AOL unveils Alto, its new cloud-based application designed to help bring calm to your email inbox

Lessons of Harvard's secret email search | Dan Gillmor

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The implications for all of us are clear: never assume your email is private. And if you care, take measures to protect yourselfAccording to Harvard University, email subject lines are not "content". This remarkable claim comes in a university statement, sardonically called a "partial apology" by the Boston Globe, attempting to...
Lessons of Harvard's secret email search | Dan Gillmor

Be Found on Twitter: Connecting Our Dots in the Social Graph

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Today, Twitter took the wraps off a new feature of the site. When logging in, it prompts the user to set defaults on being discovered with their email address or mobile phone number. It's called "Be Found on Twitter". Up to this point, Twitter allows people to create a persona...
Be Found on Twitter: Connecting Our Dots in the Social Graph

Yahoo to issue inactive mail accounts to other users

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Yahoo is resetting email accounts that have not been used for at least 12 months and issuing them to other users....
Yahoo to issue inactive mail accounts to other users

Mailbox: Swipe Your Way to a Clutter-Free Inbox

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With smartphones, we have more access to our email than ever before, yet keeping up with your inbox can still feel like an impossible task. Unfortunately, current email apps are little more than a mobile version of their desktop counterparts and don’t provide the right tools to handle email on...
Mailbox: Swipe Your Way to a Clutter-Free Inbox
30 Days With Inbox Zero: Cleaning Out Messages - And Stress

Police Can Access Your Email Without A Warrant If It's 180 Days Old

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When retired four-star general and former CIA Director David Petraeus resigned from his post this month after admitting to an extramarital affair, one of the more startling revelations was that the dalliance was discovered when the FBI sifted through his private Gmail account. The spy chief had been out-spied. More...
Police Can Access Your Email Without A Warrant If It's 180 Days Old

Harvard scrambles to explain why it secretly searched deans' emails

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Harvard University officials scrambled Monday to contain the fallout from a damaging report in The Boston Globe over the weekend disclosing how administrators secretly accessed email accounts belonging to 16 resident deans at the university....
Harvard scrambles to explain why it secretly searched deans' emails

Can a school get your kid's Facebook password? Judge says no

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How far can a school go in punishing students for what they do on Facebook? One Minnesota middle school crossed the line, leading a federal judge to say it violated one girl’s basic rights. The case involves a 12-year-old girl who used Facebook to diss the hall monitor, writing “[I hate]...
Can a school get your kid's Facebook password? Judge says no
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