Monday, December 22, 2014
  • Yahoo, Consumers Unable To Resolve Email Privacy Battle

    Yahoo and Web users who say the company wrongly scans their email messages have been unable to resolve their differences out of court. The battle between Yahoo and the consumers dates to October of 2013, when several people filed a lawsuit in the Northern District of California accusing the company of violating their privacy by scanning their emails in order to surround them with ads. ...Read the whole story

Around The Net

  • Oracle to Acquire DatalogixInternet Retailer

    Oracle, the company that owns the email marketing services firm Responsys, has entered into an agreement to buy Datalogix, a firm that helps marketers connect offline and online consumer spending data. Terms of the acquisition were not disclosed. Datalogix will be integrated with Oracle's cloud product. ...Read the whole story

  • Mediacom Users Experience Email OutageThe Quad City Times

    Internet service provider Mediacom experienced ethnical difficulties over the weekend, leaving many customers without access to their email accounts. The company revealed that problem on its website on Saturday and has since restored service to its webmail customers. However, the ISP is still working on fixing some other technical issues. ...Read the whole story

  • Cyber Criminals Are Using Email & Mobile to Scam Consumers This HolidayUSA Today

    Brands including Home Depot, Walmart, Target and Costco have been spoofed in spam emails landing in consumer inboxes this holiday season. This year scammers have been taking advantage of the trust put in transactional emails and spam messages have been coming in the form of email confirmations. These emails solicit the user to confirm an order by clicking on a malicious link. ...Read the whole story

  • Mark Cuban Doesn't Use EmailThe Post Game

    Mark Cuban, the owner of the NBA's Dallas Mavericks, thinks that there is a lesson in Sony's email scandal: Don't use email. He doesn't use email himself and he discourages his players and other members of the organization not to use the channel. "When you send a text or email (you) lose ownership of the message but not responsibility," Cuban told For the Win. "Any email or text you have ever sent -- even the most innocent or benign -- could be forwarded, posted on social media, or shown to someone out of context." ...Read the whole story

More, Better Email In The Offing

According to the StrongView 2015 Marketing Trends Survey, in which global marketers voiced the importance of getting more out of their eMail efforts by leveraging data and automation to drive more relevant and engaging programs, 61% ...More