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They’re Baaaack. Tabs Return to Yahoo Mail.

Today, Yahoo announced that it is bringing back the popular Tabs feature to Yahoo Mail. Tabs, which allow you to multitask between reading and writing emails, will begin rolling out globally over the next few days, and can be enabled by going to View > Multitasking > Tabs. In addition, there’s a new Preview All feature that will allow you to see all open tabs in a grid view. The absence of Tabs was just one of many complaints users voiced about the new Yahoo Mail, which launched in October.

The NeatConnect Scanner Is a Cloud-Connected Guilty Pleasure

A hassle-free scanner that’s easy to set up and does most of what it promises to do. But there’s a catch: It costs $500.
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Yahoo Says Mail Functionality Is Returning, but Some Users Might Be Missing Up to Two Weeks of Email

Return to sender, address unknown. No such number, no such zone.
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The Big Email Opportunity

The decades-old enterprise email model to which users are so firmly wedded is cracking.
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Yahoo’s Mayer on the Talent Hunt for Tech Journalists (Even From AllThingsD!)

It’s nice to see Yahoo finally acknowledging the importance of what tech journalists do, even if it means Marissa is trying to poach in our pond.
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How the NSA May Be Tapping Yahoo’s and Google’s Fiber Optic Cables

The latest disclosures from Edward Snowden’s documents raise some interesting questions about how the NSA does its job.
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AllThingsD Week in Review: BlackBerry Is Just Resting, and YouTube Goes Mobile First

The Top 10 stories that powered AllThingsD this week, in one convenient post.
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Mark Cuban Unplugged (As Usual) About Victory in SEC Insider Trading Case

The billionaire entrepreneur takes a victory lap (or two).
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The Money Is in the Email

Square Cash lets users email cash directly from their debit card to anyone else’s. No login or password to remember, no special software or hardware required — you just use email.
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Fab Hints at More Layoffs Amid Restructuring and Profitability Push

Fab CEO Jason Goldberg hinted in an email to his staff today that more layoffs may be on the horizon, as the company pursues becoming “the most loved company in the world”. “Our processes are changing, along with our investments in technology that may impact the number of people required to perform various tasks,” Goldberg wrote. “And at the same time, we are accelerating our path to profitability, with a commitment to get Fab profitable on our current financing by continuously optimizing our cost structure.”

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LinkedIn Calls Email Hacking Charges False