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Wall Street Journal:
Google wants advertisers to hand over customer info like email addresses to improve search ad targeting with service similar to Facebook's Custom Audiences   —  Google May Offer New Way to Target Ads  —  Google in Talks to Let Advertisers Reach Existing Customers
Apr 14, 2015, 5:50 PMIn context
Andy Greenberg / Wired:
Facebook now available through Tor browsers at an onion address, SSL still enabled   —  Why Facebook Just Launched Its Own ‘Dark Web’ Site  —  Facebook has never had much of a reputation for letting users hide their identities online.  But now the world's least anonymous website has just joined the Web's most anonymous network.
Oct 31, 2014, 2:05 PMIn context
Robert McMillan / Wired:
Facebook and Yahoo develop RRVS, a new standard for securing recycled email addresses   —  Facebook and Yahoo Find a New Way to Save the Web's Lost Email Addresses  —  When Yahoo proposed a plan to reuse mothballed email addresses, a lot of people didn't like it.
Oct 23, 2014, 7:15 PMIn context
Chris Long / Facebook:
Facebook says it's actively monitoring “paste” sites with stolen credentials to warn its users who use the same passwords   —  Keeping Passwords Secure  —  The Facebook Security team has always kept a close eye on data breach announcements from other organizations.
Oct 17, 2014, 7:00 PMIn context
Wall Street Journal:
Wickr, the self-destructing mobile messaging app raises $30M   —  A Startup Looks for Business in Secrecy  —  Wickr Mobile-Communication App Protects Messages  —  To stay anonymous in the Facebook age, Nico Sell carries black business cards with no phone number or email address …
Jun 25, 2014, 11:40 PMIn context
Ellis Hamburger / The Verge:
Facebook retires its troubled @facebook.com email service   —  Facebook is retiring its email service, and has begun notifying users that all email sent to their @facebook.com address will soon be forwarded to their primary email address on file.  Facebook users can turn off the forwarding feature, which is on by default.
Feb 24, 2014, 4:30 PMIn context
Anthony Ha / TechCrunch:
Twitter Can Now Target Ads Based On Email Addresses And User IDs   —  Twitter just announced some new capabilities in its recently launched Tailored Audiences program for ad retargeting, and it sounds like the company is enabling some pretty specific targeting.
Jan 14, 2014, 3:00 PMIn context
Joseph Keller / iMore:
QuizUp accused of lax security that lets other players see your private data   —  Popular trivia game QuizUp reportedly has numerous security and privacy issues.  The app seems to be sending your information to the devices of other users, including your name, email address, and Facebook ID.
Nov 25, 2013, 6:15 PMIn context
Billy Gallagher / TechCrunch:
Failed Professional Network BranchOut Pivots To Workplace Chat   —  BranchOut, a startup that launched in July 2010 as a Facebook application for professional networking, has pivoted to be a messaging platform for teams of coworkers.  —  Users are authenticated by their work email addresses …
Aug 7, 2013, 2:00 PMIn context
Jennifer Van Grove / CNET:
Facebook bug exposed contact info of 6M users   —  The social network is embarrassed by a glitch in its “Download Your Information” tool that unintentionally shared some members' phone numbers and e-mail addresses.  —  Facebook is alerting 6 million of its users that their e-mails or phone numbers …
Jun 21, 2013, 5:10 PMIn context

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Microsoft:
How technology (and people) are helping to sustain the black rhino  —  Watch: Dr. Friedrich Reinhard owns a wildlife reserve in Namibia, and for 30 years has been working with the government to stabilize …
Avangate:
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HP:
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Zoho:
Introducing Inbox Insight: A Search Engine For Your Inbox  —  If you're like me, you read perhaps a hundred emails a day.  A few are very important.  Some need follow up.  Some become references to important information.