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Yahoo buys Xobni; some products have a year to live

Yahoo has bought Xobni, which specializes in organizing user address books. Most of Xobni's products will be phased out in a year's time.

How to manage Gmail labels (and use them as folders)

A recent convert to Gmail, RLConner asked the Answer Line forum about organizing mail into what Google calls "labels,' although they're similar to other services' folders.

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Yahoo tells security critics to chillax regarding its email recycling program

Yahoo's plan to recycle old unused email addresses has come under criticisms for potential use by identity thieves. Will Yahoo's security measures be up to the task?

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Microsoft kills linked accounts in Outlook.com

If you used your Microsoft account to manage more than one linked email account, those days will soon be over.

UK spy agency reportedly intercepted email of delegates at G20 meetings in 2009

British intelligence agency Government Communications Headquarters (GCHQ) reportedly intercepted the electronic communications of foreign politicians during G20 meetings that took place in London in 2009.

Review: Inky is a half-baked yet delicious email client for your PC desktop

Inky is a different take on desktop email clients, with multiple-user support, sophisticated sorting capabilities, and a flexible interface. It still has some bugs to smooth out.

Report: NSA Prism program spied on Americans' emails, searches

The National Security Agency's Prism program tapped directly into the servers of most of the web's largest companies, monitoring our search history, the content of emails, file transfers, and live chats, The Guardian alleges.

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Make your employees happier: Limit multitasking

Over-reliance on digital communications may be impacting job happiness and performance.

Email is still the glue that holds the social Web together

With everybody choosing a different communications medium, email is increasingly the only one we all have in common.

Gmail tip: Don't forget to check your spam filter

Gmail's pretty good at filtering out the junk, but it's not perfect. Here's why you should do some routine "filter maintenance."