America Online's new TotalTalk service ambitiously promises a mix of VoIP, instant messaging and e-mail services, BusinessWeek writes in this review. The problem is that the technology comes with glitches and for now should be used only by "bug-tolerant early-adopters," the magazine opines.
Socialtext is among the companies supporting an alternative to corporate e-mail called a wiki that enables businesses to have more control over the types of messages and communications that are delivered to employees.
LGBT people and their allies helped to change Ford's position this week, according to Human Rights Campaign president Joe Solmonese. The company received tens of thousands of e-mails on the subject, an unmistakable signal that fairness and equality will be expected of corporations that hope to prosper in the U.S., according to Solmonese.
A commercial flight can be the only escape from mobile phones and e-mail for some busy business travelers. However, these travelers soon may become reachable: Federal regulators are reassessing rules banning cell phones, and international carriers have added Internet access to their aircraft.