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MTA Enhances E-mail Alert System for NYC Commuters

Associated Press – January 26, 2010 5:35 PM ET NEW YORK (AP) – The Metropolitan Transportation Authority has announced improvements to its e-mail and text message system that alerts New York City commuters to subway, bus or commuter rail service disruptions. The MTA on Tuesday says commuters can now update their accounts to receive only […]

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What Exactly is the Problem Over at EBAY?

Fixing eBay Salon Dot Com The answer to fixing eBay is easy: fire John Donahoe and get somebody in there who understands what eBay founder Pierre Omidyar understand in the 1990s – EBAY IS A COMMUNITY AND 90% OF ITS USERS ARE HONEST. EBay has made it impossible for members to be part of a […]

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Yahoo to Shorten Logs of User Activity to Three Months

WASHINGTON (AP) – Yahoo Inc. (YHOO) (YHOO) said Wednesday that it will shorten the amount of time that it retains data about its users’ online behavior – including Internet search records – to three months from 13 months and expand the range of data that it “anonymizes” after that period. The company’s new privacy policy […]

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