Email is not the same when it comes to work and personal life, explains computer scientist Nathaniel Borenstein in a column on Xconomy.com. He argues that business email is pretty much always operated as part of the business and therefore "bounded by a gateway." He writes, "Inside the boundary, the business has rights and expectations of control over the information, while anything can happen outside. Consumer email may be viewed as 'always outside' in this formulation. Business email that traverses the gateway, in either direction, may be subject to a variety of checks, restrictions, and other processing."
An email exchange between Yankee third baseman Alex Rodriguez and the team's president Randy Levine reveal a deteriorating relationship between the two men. New York Magazine published the emails this week, which reveal how their relationship was rather friendly in 2011, but was bad by February 2013 when news broke that Rodriguez was allegedly using performance-enhancing drugs.
Does opening your email in the morning get you stressed out? If so, The Herald Online recommends that you start your work day off slowly. "And when you arrive at work, take a little time to decompress before turning on your computer, whether it is with meditation or deep-breathing exercises for the first 10 or 15 minutes. Both can do wonders for a person's outlook," writes the paper in its 'Dear Abby' column.
A Colorado Community Health Alliance (CCHA) employee has been fired after he emailed himself data on almost 2,000 customers. The employee emailed the information containing names, addresses, dates of birth, telephone numbers, Medicaid identification numbers, and health conditions,to his personal email account in November. He was caught a day after the leak occurred. Colorado Medicaid is notifying those consumers whose data was leaked.
Tout, an email app that can help users organize their inbox, helps users track their email usage and schedule emails. The tool lets also lets users track their messages and see when the email is opened and for how long it is opened. The tool also lets users track their year-to-date email stats and create a report, checking out, for instance, how many of their emails were returned.
For some people the digital dream is to have an empty inbox. If this is part of your New Year's resolution, The Next Web has created a series of tips to help accomplish this goal. Tips include: clearing out what is already there, prioritizing and delegating. "Just because someone sent you a request via email doesn't mean that you are the best person to deal with it," explains the site. "If you receive an email where this is the case, address it head on by making sure the best person is handling it."
A State Department whistleblower had his personal email account hacked. The hackers deleted four years worth of messages some of which contained information about alleged crimes at the agency. The hacker targeted the Gmail account of Diplomatic Security Service criminal investigator Richard Higbie.
The Democratic National Committee sent out an email over the weekend telling democrats that only they could help keep President Obama from being impeached.The email's subject line held the shocking phrase "Impeachment" and was sent to Obama for America supporters, explaining that if democrats did not take action to vote democrats into office that Obama could potentially be impeached.
Ninety percent of frequent shoppers -- those people that buy something online at least once a week -- use shopping carts to save items that they plan to purchase later, according to a study from Bronto and Magento. The report also revealed that 83 percent of occasional shoppers -- those people who buy online at least once a month -- also use the shopping cart to save items to buy later. Forty-seven percent of those shoppers expect to receive a reminder email after they abandon these carts, the research concluded.
If someone sends a 'Dear John' letter via email, the chances are that they mean business. This is according to Dr. Gilda Carle, who fields relationship questions on Today.com. One reader asked Carle for advice about an ex who broke up with him over email. She replied, "Since your ex delivered her goodbye through a cold, non-negotiable email, consider this caper kaput."