Fingerprint Confidential

Walt answers a reader’s question on whether the iPhone 5s sends fingerprint information over the Internet.

An Email Inbox That Knows Who’s Important

Katie reviews Cloze, a free Apple iOS app that studies your emails and social-network interactions, then sorts messages according to people it thinks matter most to you.
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Lettrs Tackles Letter-Sending in the Digital Age

Lettrs is like Evite for letters: It’s nicer than sending a simple email, but there are some things you just wouldn’t use it for.
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That Yahoo Mail Vulnerability? Not Really Fixed.

Well, it’s kinda fixed, but not in way that prevents the same thing from happening again.
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Yahoo Mail Endures Another Hacking Vulnerability

One more crack in the wall.
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Along With New Homepage, Yahoo Also Set to Launch a “Gmail-Like” Email Reboot to Slow Gmail Gains

Signed, sealed, about to be delivered.
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The Debut of Yahoo CEO Mayer: “Tailor-Made” for Marissa

The troubled Silicon Valley Internet giant apparently fits her like a glove.
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Email Dispute

Email, upper case, lower case, any case, is the electronic version of the interoffice, inter-organizational mail system, the email we all experience today — and email was invented in 1978 by a 14-year-old working in Newark, NJ. The facts are indisputable.

Noam Chomsky, from a Tuesday statement in support of V.A. Shiva Ayyadurai’s often-disputed claim to have invented email

Is Browsing a Catalog More Fun on a Tablet?

Testing three free catalog-aggregating apps to see how well they replaced paper.
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As Skype Skips Through Approvals — What’s the Deal With the Deal?

As the deal officially closes, what’s next?
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Is My Email Address My Identity?

Apple iPad Event Liveblog