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Mailbox App Now Works for Yahoo, iCloud Email

Mailbox2Mailbox, the email management app that helps get your inbox down to “zero,” is expanding. The popular iOS app for the iPhone and the iPad now supports Yahoo Mail users, as well as several Apple mail clients: iCloud, .me and .mac accounts.

It was already available for Gmail users.

The app lets users reorder emails, mark them for later reading — next month, later that day or another time — and otherwise bring some order to the notoriously overfilled inbox of today. A couple of other app updates accompanied the addition of the new email services, including the ability to remove the “help me get to zero” banner. Read more

How to Track Your Stolen Laptop Using Dropbox

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After two stolen laptops, I’m always on the lookout for new ways to get my goods back. There are plenty of tracking software like Prey, but if you already use Dropbox, it can be another free tool in your kit of thief tracker. This video tutorial  from Hack College shows you how easy it is to do.

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Social Media Newsfeed: NSA Transparency | David Karp on Colbert

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Major Internet, Social Media Companies Ask Feds to Let Them Report National Security Requests (SocialTimes)
Today, more than five-dozen Internet companies, including the major Silicon Valley players, will ask the government to allow them to release information to users about the national security requests they’ve handled, according to a report in AllThingsD. The companies signing on to the request include Google, Facebook, Apple, LinkedIn, Twitter, Yahoo, AOL, Digg, Dropbox, Meetup, Mozilla, Reddit, Salesforce, Tumblr and The Wikimedia Foundation.

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