European Network and information Security Agency – “The survey aims to determine how e-mail service providers are combating spam on their networks. It helps identifying the state of the fight against spam and helps service providers to learn from their peers throughout Europe. Overall, we hope that this research will aid the industry’s understanding and development of best practices in the fight against spam.”
WSJ – “Email has had a good run as king of communications. But its reign is over. In its place, a new generation of services is starting to take hold—services like Twitter and Facebook and countless others vying for a piece of the new world. And just as email did more than a decade ago, this shift promises to profoundly rewrite the way we communicate—in ways we can only begin to imagine.”
StashMyMail.com – Download your email and have it available for offline viewing.
Webware – “Microsoft Office Labs has launched a new product called E-mail Prioritizer that will not only sort through your in-box to figure out what’s important, but also give you an honest-to-goodness pause button in case you want to escape an Exchange server e-mail avalanche.”
Reid Goldsborough – “Despite the availability of video (at the high end) and texting (at the low end), email remains the most common form of one-to-one internet-based communication, particularly in business settings.”
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Daniel Goleman – “The advantage of a phone call or a drop-by over e-mail is clearly greatest when there is trouble at hand. But there are ways in which e-mail may subtly encourage such trouble in the first place.”