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Sassy Magazine's Jane Pratt On Why Print Is Broken

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Jane Pratt wants to tell you her secrets. The publishing maven rose to fame in the 1990s as the founding editor of Sassy, an alternative magazine for teen girls. Today, she runs xoJane, an outspoken site for women that carries on in the tradition of Sassy and Jane, another magazine...
Sassy Magazine's Jane Pratt On Why Print Is Broken

U.S. Postal Service Plans To Launch Experimental Same-Day Delivery Service

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U.S. Postal Service Plans To Launch Experimental Same-Day Delivery Service : Frederic Lardinois: The United States Postal Service (USPS) just informed the Postal Regulatory Commission that it plans to launch an experimental same-day delivery service called Metro Post. The USPS says this test is specifically designed for e-commerce companies and...
U.S. Postal Service Plans To Launch Experimental Same-Day Delivery Service

When Digital Watermarks Go Wrong

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Freedom FOREVER. Stamps, like so many products that have digital lives, are susceptible to thievery. An unscrupulous yet correspondence-happy individual could ostensibly take an image of a postage stamp found online and use that image to send birthday cards or holiday greetings or action figures sold on eBay. To prevent...
When Digital Watermarks Go Wrong

HP loses hundreds of thousands of CA social services records—on microfiche

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The California office of In-Home Supportive Services, which provides health support to elderly and disabled people, reported on Friday that the personal records of some 700,000 caregivers and care recipients were either lost or stolen. But this data loss was not due to a server breach, or some complex phishing...
HP loses hundreds of thousands of CA social services records—on microfiche

Is the U.S. Postal Service obsolete?

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Is the U.S. Postal Service obsolete?

This Startup Picks Up Your Snail Mail And Converts It Into Email

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Let's face it. No one likes physical mail, and a lot of it ends up being pure junk. Enter mail digitizing startup Outbox, which is launching in San Francisco today, Anthony Ha of TechCrunch reports. Here's how it works. Outbox drops by your house three days a week to pick...
This Startup Picks Up Your Snail Mail And Converts It Into Email

RT @BreakingNews: U.S. Postal Service to file plan Tuesday seeking approval to eliminate Saturday mail delivery in 2011 http://bit.ly/aPDM6K

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RT @BreakingNews: U.S. Postal Service to file plan Tuesday seeking approval to eliminate Saturday mail delivery in 2011 http://bit.ly/aPDM6K

Which tech firm are you wearing this year?

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When Google's Sergey Brin was photographed on the NYC subway at the end of January wearing a prototype of the Google Glasses, who would ever have thought we'd seriously be talking about "wearable tech" as one of the biggest trends of 2013 without a trace of irony? But the...
Which tech firm are you wearing this year?

What the decline of the U.S Postal Service means for technology

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Doxo CEO Steve Shivers Our guest this past week on the GeekWire Podcast was Steve Shivers, co-founder and CEO of Doxo, a Seattle startup that offers a digital file cabinet for keeping records, paying bills and interacting with utilities and other service providers. We talked about the growth of digital bill-paying and...
What the decline of the U.S Postal Service means for technology

U.S. Postal Service Cuts Saturday Deliveries

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Packages will continue to be delivered six days a week after the August cut-off date. The USPS says plan will save $2 billion. The U.S. Postal Service announced today that it is to drop Saturday deliveries in order to trim costs. Deliveries of parcels and packages will, however, continue...
U.S. Postal Service Cuts Saturday Deliveries
U.S. Postal Service Plans To Launch Experimental Same-Day Delivery Service In November

Apple releases Safari 5.1.4

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Apple just released Safari 5.1.4 through Software Update bringing with it a long list of security and stability fixes and improvements. You can download Safari 5.1.4 here, or through Software Update now and check the full list of fixes for Lion and Snow Leopard in the update’s release notes...
Apple releases Safari 5.1.4

Apple releases Safari 5.1.4 update with improved JavaScript performance and bug fixes

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Apple has released an update to its Safari web browser, bringing the version to 5.1.4. The update addresses a variety of bugs and issues and claims to improve JavaScript performance. Safari 5.1.4 contains improvements to performance, stability, compatibility, and security, including changes that: Improve JavaScript performance Improve responsiveness when typing...
Apple releases Safari 5.1.4 update with improved JavaScript performance and bug fixes
Amazon Trade-In program conveniently now lists MacBook lineup, other laptops

Uh Oh: US Postal Service Wants To Better 'Monetize' Its 'Intellectual Property'

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Via Clay Johnson we learn of a "solicitation" from the US Postal Service for help in finding better ways to "monetize" its "intellectual property." The purpose of this solicitation is to procure services to obtain a supplier who possesses specific subject matter expertise in the areas of intellectual property (IP)...
Uh Oh: US Postal Service Wants To Better 'Monetize' Its 'Intellectual Property'

Who Protects Freedom Of Speech When It Isn't Profitable To Do So?

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Barely a week passes without yet another website being taken down because somebody objected to its existence. This would have been conceptually unthinkable two decades ago, but the copyright monopoly has encroached on civil liberties to a degree many haven’t realized. Let’s return to the idea of the analog letter....
Who Protects Freedom Of Speech When It Isn't Profitable To Do So?

You just got a new iDevice for Christmas, where to offload your old crap

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It’s now the day after Christmas, and so you’ve had a full day to play with your new iPad Mini, or some other shiny iDevice, and you’re finally ready to chuck all the ole’, dusty Apple products piling up in the living room. On the other hand, maybe you...
You just got a new iDevice for Christmas, where to offload your old crap

Augmented Reality Among Time's 10 Tech Trends for 2010

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Thanks to the growing popularity of mobile augmented reality (AR) applications such as Layar and Wikitude, as well as countless advertising campaigns from corporate giants, AR is beginning to make its way out of the shadows of obscurity and into popular culture. Once an experimental technology left for expert engineers,...
Augmented Reality Among Time's 10 Tech Trends for 2010
My Teenage Son Does Not Know How To Mail A Letter - I Blame Technology
Lance Armstrong Is Reportedly Trying To Buy Off Former Sponsors Before They Sue Him

Déclin accéléré du courrier imprimé: The U.S. Postal Service projected $238 billion in losses over the next decade http://bit.ly/9E8hze

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Déclin accéléré du courrier imprimé: The U.S. Postal Service projected $238 billion in losses over the next decade http://bit.ly/9E8hze

Problems at the U.S. Postal Service. http://lgno.me/dC90ue [At least it doesn't have Bukowski working there anymore.]

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Problems at the U.S. Postal Service. http://lgno.me/dC90ue [At least it doesn't have Bukowski working there anymore.]

U.S. Postal Service to test same-day delivery service Metro Post

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Mail truck. Photo via Chase Elliot It seems everyone is now experimenting with the concept of same-day package delivery — even The U.S. Postal Service. Today, it filed documents with the Postal Regulatory Commission for a new program called Metro Post which is designed to deliver packages on the same...
U.S. Postal Service to test same-day delivery service Metro Post
Retail | How Amazon Could Save the U.S. Postal Service

Reading - U.S. Postal Service as giant battery? A plan for cashing in (@SolveClimate) http://bit.ly/afEMeX

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Reading - U.S. Postal Service as giant battery? A plan for cashing in (@SolveClimate) http://bit.ly/afEMeX

Ad Agencies Are Angry At Facebook And Amazon[THE BRIEF]

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Good morning, AdLand. Here's what you need to know today: Ad agencies are complaining that Facebook and Amazon's ad privacy program is costing them extra time and money, Ad Age reports. The publishers both don't use Ad Choices, the program basically every media firm, ad data firm and ad network uses....
Ad Agencies Are Angry At Facebook And Amazon[THE BRIEF]

Finland postal service to launch “Open, Scan and Email” trial

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Finland’s postal service, Itella,  is to trial a new service which will see traditionally mailed letters opened and their contents scanned and emailed to recipients.The new system will initially operate on a voluntary basis only and is part of a drive to reduce CO2 emissions and cut staffing costs across...
Finland postal service to launch “Open, Scan and Email” trial
× Just a test of the new info bar. What do you think?