Monday, June 29, 2015

Around The Net

  • The Sacramento Kings Increases Season Ticket Holders by Working on Email TimingDirect Marketing News

    The marketing department for the Sacramento Kings has improved the response rates from its email program after working on timing. Working with an app called ToutApp, which is an email-focused marketing tool, the team analyzed the behavior of its customer base to determine the best times to send emails. Since the team applied the new strategy earlier this year, they have seen their season-ticket base more than double. ...Read the whole story

  • Private Eye Could Be Sentenced For Hacking EmailThe New York Times

    A private detective hired by the church of Scientology may be sentenced by a federal judge this week if prosecutors have their way. Eric Saldarriaga allegedly hacked into and stole messages from the private email account of a journalist who was investigating the church. "Unlike defendants in a gun or drug case, who often act without reflection, there is reason to believe that individuals who engage in hacking and other forms of cybercrime can be deterred by a substantial threat of penalties," a prosecutor working the United States attorney for Manhattan wrote in a pre-sentencing memorandum submitted this week. ...Read the whole story

  • State Department Says Clinton Didn't Turn Over Every EmailReuters

    The U.S. State Department claims that Hillary Clinton did not hand over at least 15 emails from her time as secretary of state, despite the fact that Clinton claims to have turned over her entire database of emails while in office. The department learned that the record was incomplete after Sidney Blumenthal, an informal adviser to Clinton, provided several previously undisclosed emails to U.S. lawmakers investigating the 2012 attack in Benghazi, Libya. ...Read the whole story

  • Good Technology Releases App Dedicated to Email on the Apple WatchInformation Age

    Good Technology has released a tool to help professionals manage emails on the iWatch. The Good Work for the Apple Watch includes enhanced features to make email on Apple's wearable more user friendly with features such as glances for new and unread emails, the ability to flag delete or mark an email as read, and more information about upcoming calendar appointments. In addition, the app also adds additional security to the app. ...Read the whole story

  • Scam Email Spoofs MicrosoftSoftpedia

    Scammers are circulating an email, claiming to come from Microsoft. The spam emails are targeted at consumers that have purchased a Microsoft product. The message seeks personal data from the recipient in the form of asking them to confirm their billing address by June 30. ...Read the whole story

Summer Trends 2015

Last summer I wrote a piece about trends, following the Internet Retailer Conference and Exposition (IRCE). And now the first real summer of wearables is upon us. ...More