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June 14, 2013
by sjvn01
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Six ways to protect yourself from the NSA and other eavesdroppers

Worried sick about the NSA, or someone else, looking over your shoulder? Well, you can do things that will make it harder for someone to eavesdrop on you. That’s the good news. The bad news is that all these things … Continue reading

June 6, 2013
by sjvn01
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Google re-opens CalDAV

When Google announced on March 13th that it would no longer be supporting the CalDAV application programming interface (API), developers were not happy. In early June, Google reconsidered its position and re-opened CalDAV and, to top it off, Google said … Continue reading

February 26, 2013
by sjvn01
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To Surface or not to Surface

According to Bob O’Donnell of research firm IDC, “The day they introduce Office for iOS and Android, they’ll start printing money.” And he added this cautionary note: “If they wait too long, they risk people finding alternatives, or workarounds.” The … Continue reading