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By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 29th, 2012
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Through remote mail, smartphones, Blackberries and tablets, email insists that there should be no place or time where the discreet buzz of an arriving message cannot be felt. And, regardless of time and place, it wants these messages to be replied to as soon as possible – in the form of more emails, ...
By benim
In Sci/Technology
Mar 1st, 2011
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Google said today a storage software update was responsible for causing some Gmail users to lose access to their e-mail data and said full functionality would be restored soon. Some Gmail users–less than 0.02 percent actually affected, according to Google–complained yesterday of suddenly ...
By benim
In Sci/Technology
Nov 20th, 2010
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Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has announced that his company is to launch a new email messaging system. Photograph: Marcio Jose Sanchez/APOne of my boys has his birthday this weekend. Even if he hadn’t been reminding me on a daily basis, I wouldn’t have been able to ignore it: when I come ...
By benim
In Sci/Technology
Nov 16th, 2010
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They said it wouldn’t last — e-mail, that is. Crippled by a ceaseless deluge of spam and infected with computer viruses and malware, e-mail became the symbol of all that was wrong with technology. Then came texting and smartphones and teens with lightning-fast thumbs . . . and the attenti...
By benim
In Sci/Technology
Nov 15th, 2010
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According to Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, the company’s unofficial mission is to make “the world more open and connected.” But there are limits to how open you should be on Facebook and while you might enjoy sharing photos and status updates, there are some pieces of information yo...
By benim
In Sci/Technology
Nov 15th, 2010
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SAN FRANCISCO–”We don’t think that a modern messaging system is going to be e-mail,” Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg said in a press conference on Monday morning as it unveiled a hotly anticipated revamp of its messaging system that many pundits had characterized as a “Gmai...
By benim
In Sci/Technology
Nov 13th, 2010
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Facebook is set to launch its latest Google-taunting product on Monday: the long-anticipated Facebook email system. The launch of an @facebook.com email is not itself a great surprise – the existence of a secret project officially known as Project Titan and unofficially as “Gmail killer” ...
By benim
In Sci/Technology
Nov 10th, 2010
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Google is now telling anyone stupid enough to import Gmail contacts into Facebook to reconsider such a foolish move because it’s a “trap”. The two companies have been angrily shaking handbags at each other over the past few days in a public protest over who has the best data mine on the interwebs. Ju...