A lot of powerful lobbyists are trying to get rid of net neutrality in Europe

March 6th, 2015

Stefano Pozzebon/Business Insider Europe can’t make up its mind on net neutrality. The US has managed to sort it out, but over the pond, the debate is raging on. European legislation involves the European Council, Commission, and Parliament. It makes things tricky because legislation has to be discussed and scrutinised by all of them before being voted on and passed through Parliament by MEPs …

What it means that Hillary Clinton ran a 'homebrew' email server: Genius as well as sneaky?

March 6th, 2015

WASHINGTON – No, it's not always a room filled with wires and glowing blue lights. It's probably not even the size of your furnace. The personal email server used by Hillary Rodham Clinton during her time …

'Homebrew' email servers: Genius as well as sneaky?

March 6th, 2015

No, it's not always a room filled with wires and glowing blue lights. It's probably not even the size of your furnace. The personal email server used by Hillary Rodham Clinton during her time as secretary …

Have you got ‘Try WhatsApp’ calling message?

March 6th, 2015

A WhatsApp message urging app users to try out a so-called Whatsapp Calling feature which would enable them to make voice calls over data is likely spam, IT experts have warned. On Thursday, several UAE residents got a message on the popular instant messaging app saying the WhatsApp Calling feature could be activated on their smartphone. The message carried a URL link which directed recipients …

Spotless is a new iPhone app that will automatically delete troll comments on Instagram

March 5th, 2015

If there is one thing that rings true on every corner of the Internet, it’s this: where there is a comments section, there will be trolls. Some people seemingly have nothing better to do than to sit around and post malicious and inflammatory comments all day, and they tend to ruin any chances of people having an intelligent conversation. Of course, it’s not just blogs and news sites that have to …

CRTC issuing first fine under anti-spam law, $1.1M penalty for Compu-Finder

March 5th, 2015

The CRTC has issued its first fine under Canada's anti-spam law. Compu-Finder has 30 days to contest the CRTC's ruling or a face a penalty of $1.1 million. The CRTC alleges the company has sent commercial emails to consumers without their consent and did not allow recipients to unsubscribe from the mailings.

CTB-Locker virus: How to protect your systems, and what to do if infected

March 3rd, 2015

Jesus Vigo examines the CTB-Locker virus, its effects on your data, and how to best protect your computer from this ransomware infection.

10 Ways to Improve the Open Rates of Your Marketing Emails

March 2nd, 2015

Far from being "dead," email marketing still has one of the highest engagement rates and returns on investment of any marketing strategy.

This graphic poking fun at people who never delete their emails is going viral

March 1st, 2015

It’s alarmingly easy to let your inbox can spiral out of control. So easy, in fact, that this graphic has been making the rounds all over Twitter this weekend: There are 2 kinds of people in this world. pic.twitter.com/y8bUyrGHeo — Eli (@EliLanger) March 1, 2015 Eli Langer, who runs social media at CNBC, posted the tweet on Sunday, and within two hours it already had amassed hundreds of retweets …

Net neutrality could hider efforts to safeguard Web, worry security experts

February 27th, 2015

In essence, the ruling classifies Internet service providers, or ISPs, as public utilities such as phone companies. Phone companies still operate under common carrier status and are prohibited form treating calls differently based on where they come from, who is calling, or what might be said on the call.