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US Utility Companies Used for Nationwide Phishing Scam

Florida Power & Light Company (FPL)  and the Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) have both issues press releases about an email scam targeting residents across the United States. Both utility companies have received calls from people, both within its service area and outside of it, reporting that they have received suspicious emails that appeared to be

Email the Cornerstone of Digital Marketing

New research from digital marketing leader ExactTarget Marketing Cloud, found two thirds of marketers around the world plan to increase investments in digital marketing in 2014. A separate recent study by StrongMail found more than 50% of marketers plan budget increases in email. “We are in the third wave of the internet revolution where everything and

Google Patents Sharing of Email Content

There seems to be no end to the patent applications Google is prepared to file in relation to the email channel, the latest according to news reporting originating from Washington, D.C., was of a patent made available online on December 19, 2013. The assignee for this patent application is Google Inc. The following quote is

Money Transfer by Email; Square Patent Reveleaed

A patent by the inventors Jack Dorsey, Robert Andersen, Bob Lee, Brian Grassadonia, Byttow, David M. Byttow and Austin Broyles all from San Francisco, CA was filed on March 15, 2013, and published online in December 2013, according to news reporting originating from Alexandria, Virginia. Patent number 8606703 is assigned to Square, Inc. (San Francisco, CA). Designed to protect

Innovative Email App Enables Professionals to Use Mobile Email Smarter

Tipbit says stop worrying about Inbox Zero and start getting real work done on the go. Offering a ‘smart’ mobile inbox solution, Tipbit is adding numerous cloud-integrated enhancements for people on the move. New features enable connections between the context-aware Tipbit inbox and Salesforce, Evernote, Dropbox, Box, iCloud, Sharepoint, Google Apps and others making it

Commtouch rebrands as CYREN

Commtouch a leading anti-spam & security vendor has announced it is operating globally under the name CYREN, effective immediately. The company adopted its new name as it completes its transformation into a provider of cloud-based information security solutions that are specially designed to be deployed or private labeled by customers and partners alike. As a provider

Who Wins: Marketer Vs. Copywriter Subject Line Writing Challenge

Who produces the best email subject lines? Analytical or creative types?  Copyblogger and MarketingExperiments attempted to answer this question with a contest inviting blog readers to submit their subject lines for an email promoting MarketingSherpa Email Summit 2014. Of the more than 600 submissions, judges from Copyblogger selected five subject lines and judges from MarketingExperiments selected five subject lines

.EMAIL TLD Approved & Fully Delegated

Donuts.co will soon be offering .email domain top level domain registrations with the new TLD completing the final stages of the ICANN registration program. The most popular top level domain is .COM, however with ICANN’s New gTLD Program  there is to be an explosion of new TLD’s available, and with expansions we will see the

Sailthru Secures $20M in Series C Investments

Sailthru announced last week that the company has attracted a further $20 million in investment. Previous backers of SailThru in earlier rounds include BenchMark Capital whose investments include several high profile companies including Uber and Dropbox. ScaleVP’s Rob Theis has joined Sailthru’s board of directors. Sailthru joins ScaleVP’s portfolio that currently includes other leading SaaS and cloud companies

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