Microsoft this morning announced a series of new features coming to its Outlook for Mac 2016 software for Office 365 users, including those that will allow you to schedule your emails, track the message’s delivery, and find out if the email was read, among others. Some of the changes are rolling out first to those who receive early updates through Microsoft’s Office Insider Fast… Read More
Astro is today rolling out a new bot that merges Slack and email. The bot will allow you to receive your most critical emails within Slack, write and respond to emails using Slack usernames, as well as share important emails – and their attachments – into Slack private messages or channels, among other things. The bot is an expansion on Astro’s previously launched email… Read More
We have all seen the studies — some American workers spend upwards of six hours a day handling email. It’s not a great use of time, it destroys productivity and it ultimately costs businesses money. A new paper written by a team Salesforce MetaMind researchers could eventually provide summaries of professional communication. More effective text summarization tools would… Read More
A sneaky new phishing scam has taken Gmail inboxes by storm. The post Don't Open That Google Doc Unless You're Positive It's Legit appeared first on WIRED.
Phishing is a bigger threat than ever, here are some things you can do to defend yourself. The post Phishing Scams Even Fool Tech Nerds—Here’s How to Avoid Them appeared first on WIRED.
At its height, River City Media, run by Alvin Slocombe and Matt Ferris, sent out a billion emails a day, slamming Gmail servers with fragmented traffic in order to ensure all of its email went out on time. After failing to password-protect a remote backup, however, the company has exposed its nearly 1.4 billion email records, some of which contain real names and addresses. The company, for… Read More
Mike Pence joins an ever-growing list of public figures whose email account fell to hackers. It only gets worse from here. The post The Golden Age of Email Hacks Is Only Getting Started appeared first on WIRED.
Want to become invisible online? Start with your emails. The post Famed Hacker Kevin Mitnick Shows You How to Go Invisible Online appeared first on WIRED.
Mailgun, a Y Combinator-incubated email delivery service that was acquired by Rackspace in 2012, today announced that it is being spun out of Rackspace and that it has raised $50 million. Rackspace itself, of course, is going through a transition period now that it has become a private company again and given that email delivery isn’t one of its core services, the company decided to… Read More
IBM CEO Ginni Rometty addressed both Donald Trump’s travel ban and her continued participation on his White House business advisory council in an email shared internally with staff, obtained by TechCrunch and confirmed by IBM. In the email, Rometty points to IBM’s history of attempting to remain more apolitical than some of its tech industry peers, while also noting the… Read More