Google warns users about potential unauthorized account access after spammers use back door at Plaxo, CNET has learned.
Two solid tools will clean up messy address books, but neither works well enough for this reviewer.
A study by online address-book site Plaxo suggests that nearly 1 in 5 people accidentally drop their phones into the loo, thus losing all their contacts. (And their pride.)
Today we're talking about a study from address book site Plaxo that claims 19 percent of people have accidentally let their phones slip into the toilet. We also chat about Captain America: The First Avenger, Super 8, Amy Winehouse, and the role of Modern Warfare 2 and World of Warcraft in this weekend's violence in Oslo.
The chief systems architect at the contact management system tells CNET News.com about his vision of, in a sense, one social identity to rule them all.
The two free services — LinkedIn and Vision Pipeline Assistant — can't match the accuracy and versatility of the $60-a-year Plaxo Premium.
The purchase price for Plaxo was previously misstated. The price is thought to fall in the $150 million to $170 million range.
The purchase of Plaxo, an address book management and social-networking service, helps Comcast create a unified social-media experience across its Internet, voice, and TV properties.
Everyone's still talking about Microsoft-Yahoo, but two large social media sites were also mentioned this week as possible acquisition targets.
What would you pay for 15 million users? $200 million, apparently.