More e-mail than "snail mail'' was sent in the U.S. last year, according to a study released Tuesday by online research firm Emarketer.com.
Stories by Roberta Fusaro
A Helsinki, Finland-based data security company is warning Netizens about a computer worm, called Happy99, that can send hundreds of copies of itself to the same newsgroups and e-mail addresses to which an infected user is posting or e-mailing.
Cambridge, Massachusetts-based Lotus Development Corp. and Houston-based Compaq Computer Corp. earlier this week expanded on their previously announced knowledge management partnership, releasing two more software/hardware bundles aimed at helping businesses access internal information and use it more effectively.
The variety and ubiquity of e-mail in business, together with growing dependence on it, should be firing up the almost 3-year-old market for unified messaging.
Longtime Lotus Notes users and developers are in for a shock -- and additional training -- when they see Version 5.0, which ditches the familiar desktop icons and workspace. The good news is that the new interface is similar to a Web browser, which should make it easier for newcomers to learn Lotus Notes.
The Internet Message Access Protocol (IMAP) is a mechanism for getting information about your e-mail, or the messages themselves, from a corporate mail server.
This e-mail protocol lets users dial in to an Internet server from a remote location and review the headings and senders of their e-mail before choosing to download that mail from the server.