• Former State Dept IT Official Takes the Fifth Repeatedly During Deposition
    John Bentel, a retired director of the Information Resources Management from Hillary Clinton's Secretary of State office, waived his Fifth Amendment rights more than 90 days during a deposition on Monday during a civil lawsuit related to Clinton's use of a private email server.
  • Verizon CEO Hints That Yahoo Deal is Still on
    Verizon CEO Lowell McAdam commended AT&T's plans to acquire Time Warner and compared the deal to Verizon's plans to buy Yahoo.
  • NY Bans Airbnb Listings for Short Term Rentals
    New York Governor Andrew Cuomo approved legislation that makes it illegal to post short-term rentals on Airbnb, a huge blow to the Internet marketer.
  • Why Multi-Step Authentication Matters For Gmail
    Attaching your mobile phone to a Gmail account can put the account at risk if you don't go on to activate multi-step authentication, according to security expert Vijay Pandurangan.
  • The DMA Has Updated its Data Standards
    The Direct Marketing Association (DMA) has revealed plans to overhaul its data standards. The group revealed the plans for its new Data Standards 2.0 at its annual &Thenconference. The new standards aim to help marketers be more accountable in data collection and data-based marketing.
  • Spammers May Capitalize on U.S. Election
    Spammers often use trending news items within content to encourage targets to click on malicious messaging, and some Internet security experts are warning that this year's presidential election may be the subject of a lot of spam. Oren Falkowitz, chief executive officer of Redwood City, California-based Area 1 Security told The Chicago Tribune that hackers may try to take advantage of the Nov. 8 election to steal personal information.
  • Adobe to Expand Business in the UK
    Tech giant Adobe has plans to open a new sales office in the UK to service northern Europe.
  • Chinese Manufacturer Reveals Role in Massive Internet Attack in U.S.
    Hangzhou Xiongmai Technology, a Chinese electronics component manufacturer, has revealed that its products accidentally led the massive attack that shut down a number of major internet sites in the U.S. on Friday.
  • Blue Apron Most Popular Among Competition
    Blue Apron is the most popular among the meal-kit delivery services, according to Internet Retailer. The food delivery subscription site, which relies heavily on email to communicate with customers, had $117 in web sales in 2015 up 80 percent from $65 million in 2014, according to Internet Retailer.
  • Weebly Reveals Massive Data Breach
    Weebly, a site that helps people create websites, has experienced a data breach. The company, which has helped more than 40 million people create websites since 2007, has begun letting users know about the data breach that took place in February 2016. The compromised database exposed the user data of 43,430,316 customers.
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