Target vs. Amazon: A battle over 'showrooming'

May 4, 2012
The big red retailer is sick of showing off products just to lose the sale to the e-tailer.

Big email companies and online bankers fight phishing

Jan 30, 2012
Tech companies Google, Yahoo, Microsoft are teaming up with financial institutions to launch a project to stem the tide of email phishing or malicious spam offers flooding inboxes and destroying trust in email.

Oh whither the postal service

Sep 6, 2011
The USPS says it will default on loans if the government doesn't step in by the end of the month. Turns out this whole "electric mail", also known...

Pew: Everything is about as you expect it would be

Aug 9, 2011
New report from Pew Internet and American Life Project says that the most popular activities online are (drum roll please) search and email!...

Times and WaPo crowdsource Palin emails

Jun 10, 2011
The State of Alaska is releasing some 25,000 pages of emails today from the abbreviated gubernatorial career of Sarah Palin. That's a lot of pages....

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Ceglia goes down in flames

Jun 3, 2011
Paul Ceglia, the New York fuel pellet salesman who claims to have a legal right to 50% of Facebook, is getting creamed by Facebook lawyers. As you...

Leahy introduces digital protection bill

May 24, 2011
Senator Pat Leahy (D-VT) has introduced a bill that would require law enforcement authorities to obtain a warrant before searching someone's email...

Epsilon breach keeps growing

Apr 5, 2011
Yesterday, we (and lots of news sources) talked about the massive hack that took place at Epsilon. It's a company that handles email communications...