Elon Musk, head of Telsa, is an advocate for flat organisational structures.
A flat management structure can reduce costs and boost efficiency but may be hard for larger firms to implement.
Email overload is stressing us out.
The things we think about email, rightly or wrongly, and what light scientific research has to shine on them.
Who should be allowed inside?
Scholars dig in to the debate on whether police should be able to defeat or circumvent encryption systems.
How safe is it to use an iPhone?
Some of the iPhone's innovations have made users less secure.
For safety, look to text-only messaging.
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It's impossible to be certain of safety while using Gmail, Yahoo mail and other web-based email systems. The best solution is a radical one: It's time to return to plain, text-only email.
Do you reply to emails first thing in the morning and last thing at night? Your company should be insisting that you don't.
Experts over time continue to disagree on what is the best email etiquette.
As a part of human interaction, emails are as nuanced and complex as the social world we find them, and it is unlikely that we can rely on a checklist of quick-fix rules.
Facebook has received a lot of scrutiny since the presidential election.
Even if fake articles could be curbed and filtered news modified, there's something built into Facebook's anatomy that foments partisan rage.
Not this kind of spearfishing – the kind that involves a computer.
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Despite years of public information efforts, even simple cyberattacks still succeed. Here are five steps to avoiding having your emails appear on WikiLeaks.
A new focus for the Clinton email inquiry: Huma Abedin.
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Huma Abedin's emails belong to her; the search warrant should be served upon her. Once that happens, she can challenge the warrant's legality.
How is it holding up in this digital age?
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The FBI has a history of abusing search warrants to illegally read Americans' emails. Did the agency just do it again, in the highest of all high-profile situations?
The feds say they can secretly read all your email.
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We don't expect our own government to hack our email – but it's happening, in secret, and if current court cases go badly, we may never know how often.
And you thought it just indicated the end of a sentence…
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For centuries, written communication was tinged with formality and finality. But since the emergence of casual forms like texting, using proper grammar can be fraught with misinterpretation.
Should we be forced to work at home?
France is introducing a 'right to disconnect' law, but it may struggle to get businesses in line.
How long will it be before we can open doors and send emails with just our minds?
Emoticons reveal subtle clues about your personality – but how do others interpret them?
In the age of the smartphone, it's often hard to switch off after work. Here's how employment law can help.
Love it or hate it, we still use email.
Email has been around for many decades and its death has been predicted many times. Love it or hate it, we still need it for communication at work and in our private lives.
Workplace surveillance is creating a culture of suspicion that harms employers and their staff.
All smiles? Not so much.
Technology can work for us, or against us. Sometimes both at the same time.