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Silent Circle, Lavabit unite for 'Dark Mail' encrypted email project

Dark Mail will provide end-to-end encryption, including email metadata.

Outlook.com calendar maintenance enters its second week

Maintenance work on Outlook.com's calendar application is now in its second week, and the lengthy, ongoing tune-up could be causing problems for users.

Hadoop is not enough for 'big data', says Facebook analytics chief

The Hadoop programming framework may be synonymous with the "big data" movement but it's not the only tool companies need to derive insights from massive stores of unstructured information, according to Facebook analytics chief Ken Rudin.

Jive sharpens social-collaboration suite's expertise directory, task management

Jive revamped the employee directory of its enterprise social-networking suite to make it easier for users to find colleagues whose expertise they can tap.

LinkedIn Intro embeds professional profiles into Mail for iOS

Learn more about the people who email you without leaving Apple's default Mail app.

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Cisco beefs up enterprise collaboration tools

Cisco will boost its enterprise collaboration stack with products designed to simplify the way companies secure communications, interact with external parties and manage their collaboration tools.

MicroStrategy revamps software for bigger data sets, faster visuals

Keeping up with the ever-changing nature of business intelligence, MicroStrategy has revamped and expanded its line of BI software to incorporate big-data analytics and desktop visualization.

SAP reports strong revenue growth from HANA and cloud

SAP reported strong revenue growth in its HANA in-memory database and cloud businesses, but also saw revenue from software decline in the third quarter.

Europe claims satellites enable total broadband coverage

The European Commission (EC) claims that basic broadband is now available to every house in Europe.

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Bitcoin's viability is threatened criminal use, McAfee warns

The idealism and convenience behind virtual currencies such as Bitcoin is at risk of being undermined as abuse by professional criminals grows to unacceptable levels, a report by security firm McAfee has argued.

Microsoft revamps Yammer's iPad app

Microsoft has enhanced its Yammer enterprise social networking suite's mobile applications, email integration, and document collaboration.

How to enable Yahoo Mail's (soon to be default) SSL encryption today

The good news: Default SSL encryption is coming soon to Yahoo Mail. The better news: You can enable it today.

Lavabit to reopen for 5 days to let users download lost emails

Lavabit, the secure email provider that closed its doors rather than play nice with the U.S. government's spying demands, will briefly allow formers users to access their emails.