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You might lose your Verizon.net email. Here’s what to do. – Buffalo News

Posted: Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Sam Jeffree wasn’t sure what to think when he received an email from TruGreen lawn care recently telling him his Verizon.net email address would be discontinued. He hadn’t heard a thing about it from Verizon. “You’d think Verizon would alert its customers faster than another business would,” said the West Seneca resident. Jeffree is among Verizon email customers who have been getting mixed signals lately. Some customers have received notices from…

Elite social media: where the internet’s 1 percent hangs out – The Verge

Posted: Wednesday, April 26, 2017

The social network Best of All Worlds is five years old (ancient by Silicon Valley standards) and has just a tiny fraction of the users its contemporaries like Facebook and Twitter have. But Best of All Worlds isn’t failing. In fact, the social network’s founder doesn’t really want any more members. Best of All Worlds (or BOAW, as its members call it) is one of several exclusive social networks for…

Internet firms gearing up for a fight over ‘net neutrality’ – The Mercury News

Posted: Wednesday, April 26, 2017

NEW YORK — Internet companies are readying for a showdown with telecoms and a Republican-controlled government over a policy near and dear to their hearts: net neutrality. Net neutrality basically prevents broadband providers from playing favorites or steering users toward (or away from) particular internet sites. Under rules enacted during the Obama administration, the likes of Comcast and Verizon — which offer their own video services they’d very much like…

You might lose your Verizon.net email. Here’s what to do. – Buffalo News

Posted: Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Sam Jeffree wasn’t sure what to think when he received an email from TruGreen lawn care recently telling him his Verizon.net email address would be discontinued. He hadn’t heard a thing about it from Verizon. “You’d think Verizon would alert its customers faster than another business would,” said the West Seneca resident. Jeffree is among Verizon email customers who have been getting mixed signals lately. Some customers have received notices from…

Should I Buy Microsoft Stock? – Motley Fool

Posted: Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT) has managed to do something few companies can pull off. It has dramatically changed its direction, while also altering how consumers see its brand. Once, not even all that long ago, asking “Should I buy Microsoft stock?” would have been met with a resounding no since the company seemed stuck in a business model that had become outdated. Now, the question of whether you should buy Microsoft stock…

How to make everyone hate you on email – BBC News

Posted: Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Image copyright Getty Images Stop before you copy your boss into that email. It’s not going to make you look good – it’s going to make everyone else in the office distrust you. That’s the finding of research into the pernicious “cc effect”, carried out by a professor of management studies at Cambridge University’s Judge Business School. David De Cremer has looked into the emotional undergrowth of office email traffic….