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2010-10-27 10:12:33

Yahoo has added enhanced social networking features as part of what they are calling the most massive overhaul of their webmail services in over five years. The changes, which were rolled out by the California-based search engine and technology firm Wednesday, include the ability to send and receive Facebook and Twitter messages from Yahoo Mail inboxes, as well as the ability to play videos and view photo slideshows without needing to navigate away from the email account webpage. The service...

2010-09-30 05:45:00

Google Inc. is allowing its users to have more control over how their inboxes are organized. The new option will allow Google's Gmail users to choose whether they prefer their incoming messages stacked in chronological order, instead of having them threaded together as part of the same electronic conversation. Gmail has been automatically grouping messages by topic or senders since Google rolled out the service six years ago. The new change announced Wednesday confused many users who had...

2010-08-04 08:00:00

NEW YORK, Aug. 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- LivePerson, Inc. (Nasdaq: LPSN), a provider of online engagement solutions that facilitate real-time assistance and expert advice, today announced it has expanded its management team with the addition of four new members. Each has extensive experience delivering business results for some of the world's leading companies, and will help drive the company's strategic initiatives. Stephen R. Douty, former executive vice president of marketing for...

2010-06-09 04:07:00

NEW YORK, June 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Indulge and associate yourself now with the latest feature "Connect" added to the 123Greetings.com website. 123Greetings.com, one of the world's largest ecard site makes it their business to keep people connected and send ecards easily, which is what makes this latest feature so exciting! On the bottom right hand side of the 123Greetings.com website is a new "123Greetings Connect" box, which is set to enhance the user experience. By signing up with Connect...

2010-05-26 06:40:00

ROCKVILLE, Md., May 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Good50, a user-friendly alternative to Google, created by 16-year-old high school student Sunmee Huh, announced new additional features today. Good50 features large font in the search box, no text ads at the top of the search results, and a high contrast option for those with low vision. In addition, Good50 donates to charity based on the number of visits. The Maryland Department of Disabilities Technology Assistance Program quoted Good50 as "A...

2010-05-18 09:30:00

Microsoft announced on Tuesday that it has added new tools and features to its Hotmail email service, such as the ability to send larger attachments. "You don't have to worry about attachment size anymore," Walter Harp, director of product management for Windows Live, told AFP. Previously, users were limited to attachment sizes being cut off at 10 megabytes, but Harp said "with the new Hotmail we're going to up the ante by allowing you to send up to 10 gigabytes in a single message." He...

2010-03-16 07:47:00

ATLANTA, March 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Traditionally, carriers have only been able to filter their own email, but users often have multiple email accounts. Now, carriers can provide 72% of smartphones the kind of email security that RIM's BlackBerry users have been accustomed to for years. By the end of 2009, 600 million of the world's 4.6 billion mobile subscribers connected to the Internet used broadband technology (http://www.itu.int). That's a lot of people using smartphones to surf the...

2010-02-18 11:40:00

Internet security firm NetWitness reports that a new type of computer virus is known to have breached almost 75,000 computers in 2,500 organizations around the world, including user accounts of popular social network websites. NetWitness said in a statement that the latest virus -- known as "Kneber botnet" -- gathers login credentials to online financial systems, social networking sites and email systems from infested computers and reports the information back to hackers. A botnet is an army...

2009-10-15 02:00:00

WUERZBURG, Germany, October 15 /PRNewswire/ -- MACH, the leading provider of solutions to simplify and accelerate the creation and operation of the mobility supply chain, today announced the renewal of its relationship with Microsoft to further extend global coverage of Microsoft's Windows Live mobile messaging services. MACH's Connectivity business unit, a successful Microsoft partner for more than 8 years, offers carrier grade messaging solutions with global SMS coverage. MACH...

2009-10-06 10:15:00

Google has announced that Gmail, their email system, has been compromised in an "industry-wide phishing scheme". The company has taken abrupt steps to protect the targeted accounts. Phishing uses fake websites to entice people into giving information like bank account numbers. BBC News first found the two lists that have 30,000 names and passwords that have now been posted online. "We recently became aware of an industry-wide phishing scheme through which hackers gained user credentials for...

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  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
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