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We can repair email -- but it’s going to hurt

The major service providers have the power to fix email, but it will break many other servers in the process

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Microsoft to Windows Live Mail 2012 users: Switch now

Back-end changes at Outlook.com are making the old email client obsolete

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Trend Micro: 6 most popular homebrewed terrorist tools

Terrorist are developing apps that include pre-packaged encryption, DDoS, and a news feed for tech-light jihadists

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In rare unanimous move, House passes bill to protect email and cloud privacy

The U.S. House of Representatives has approved a bill to strengthen privacy protections for email and other data stored in the cloud.

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Mozilla taps possible homes for Thunderbird email client

Mozilla says diverging needs meant Thunderbird was holding back Firefox

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Why email hasn’t killed the fax

We should have had a suitable alternative to the fax long ago, but email failed

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Office 365’s corporate takeover is imminent

Exchange Online is IT's biggest reason for shifting from on-premises Microsoft servers to the Office 365 cloud services

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Microsoft cites new EU personal data rules in support of email dispute

Microsoft has refused to provide to the U.S. government emails stored on servers in Ireland

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Inside job: What CIOs miss in preventing data leaks

DLP and user training are good defenses against accidental data loss, but companies need a third approach to detect insider threats

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VMware goes after Outlook with Boxer email app for AirWatch

VMware launched a new version of the Boxer iOS app for companies using VMware to manage their employees' mobile devices

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Top 25 free apps for Windows 10

Here’s the best of the best for Windows 10. Sometimes good things come in free packages

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Google, Microsoft, Yahoo, and others publish new email security standard

The goal of the new SMTP Strict Transport Security mechanism is to ensure that encrypted email traffic is not vulnerable to man-in-the-middle attacks

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8 secrets for even more iPhone productivity

These hidden techniques for Mail, Calendar, Contacts, and Notes also work on the iPad

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Ray Tomlinson, email inventor who picked the @ sign for addresses, dies

Raymond Samuel Tomlinson passed away at age 74

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Gmail for Work gets improved digital loss protection features

Google announced a set of improvements for Gmail for Work's digital loss prevention feature on Monday, signaling a continued commitment to protecting companies that want to make sure their employees aren't sharing confidential...

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Google adds warning to unencrypted emails

Users will also be told when they may be conversing with someone who is not a real person

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What works where: Outlook vs. Outlook vs. native apps

Office 2016 starts to unify the Exchange experience on the desktop, but native apps do better on mobile clients

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Outlook 2010 patch KB 3114570 reintroduces Calendar bugs

What's worse, the bad patch will be forced on Windows 10 PCs over and over again

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