August 18, 2012 |
SaneBox is a service that claims it'll save you more than 100 hours a year by filtering your email inbox and showing you only the emails that truly matter when they come in. And it works. The service is surprisingly similar to Google's Gmail Important label system, which is supposed to show you emails based on how you label them. But SaneBox works better by doing the one thing Gmail won't that's taking most of the control away from the user. With Gmail, users mark how important emails are or aren't and can do so by simply clicking a button.
July 4, 2010 |
Security researchers Nick DePetrillo and Don Bailey have discovered a seven-digit numerical code that can unlock all kinds of secrets about you. It's your phone number. Using relatively simple techniques, this duo can use your cellphone number to figure out your name, where you live and work, where you travel and when you sleep. They could even listen to your voice messages and personal phone calls — if they wanted to. "It's really interesting to watch a phone number turn into a person's life," DePetrillo said.
May 15, 2013 |
WASHINGTON - Career CIA officers were responsible for administration claims that the armed attack in Benghazi, Libya, that left four Americans dead last fall grew out of a protest of an anti-Islamic video, an incorrect assertion that became a flash point for critics who say the Obama administration deliberately misled the public for political reasons, according to emails released by the White House on Wednesday. The 99 pages of emails from the two days after the Sept. 11, 2012, attack reveal confused and occasionally sharp negotiations among officials at the CIA, the Office of the Director of National Intelligence, the FBI, the White House and the State Department as they scrambled to craft so-called talking points about a nightlong assault that was still little understood.
May 10, 2013 |
WASHINGTON - Email traffic exchanged during the drafting of talking points about the deadly attack on the U.S. diplomatic compound in Benghazi, Libya, last year shows that the State Department and White House were more involved in shaping the document than they previously let on. The newly released emails highlight the political concerns expressed in those discussions as President Obama's administration wrestled with what to tell the public in...
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May 13, 2013 |
A National Labor Relations Board judge has ordered NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory to rescind disciplinary actions against five scientists who shared emails at work about a Supreme Court decision on background security checks for JPL employees. Administrative Law Judge William G. Kocol ordered JPL to purge disciplinary letters related to the case from the employee files of Dennis Byrnes, Scott Maxwell, Larry D'Addario, Robert Nelson and William Bruce Banerdt. The five were accused of violating rules against unsolicited spam and bulk email.
June 3, 2012 |
School officials, send your sexy emails from home. Nancy Sebring was a promising superintendent in the Des Moines Public Schools who, like many other superintendents , was hopping to the next job. In her case, she was to lead the Omaha Public Schools in Nebraska. But after reporters dug up explicit emails that she had sent to a lover from her work account and had tried to cover up, both school districts have been embroiled in controversy. You might consider this an anatomy of a hiring catastrophe.