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'So sorry' Evernote rips up privacy changes

Evernote has scrapped changes to its data protection practices after a furious customer backlash. Evernote now says it will not now implement the changes it announced earlier in the week come January 23, as it had planned. “We announced a change to our privacy policy that made it seem like we didn’t care about the privacy of …
Andrew Orlowski, 16 Dec 2016

Kids, look at the Deep Learnings! (We’re just going to slurp your data)

Comment Just weeks after Evernote announced that it is migrating users’ data from its own servers to Google’s servers, the company has now casually dropped a privacy bombshell. In order for some (unspecified) occult AI magic to work in the future, your data will be merged with other data. Oh. And Evernote staff can read all your notes …
Andrew Orlowski, 15 Dec 2016
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Evernote dumps its own bit barn, boards Google's cloud

Smiles a-plenty down Google way today, after web scrapbook Evernote declared it was tired of running its own bit barns and decided to adopt the G-Cloud. Evernote says it's just turned eight and “has owned, configured, and maintained its own servers and networks” since day one. Doing so gave it “the ability to build the …
Simon Sharwood, 15 Sep 2016
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Microsoft's kinder, gentler collaboration war: Evernote, you're first

The collaboration wars are back, only – for now – they're more like a bush battle, where the hindmost are picked off first. During the 1990s, Lotus Notes – which became IBM Notes – and Groupwise from Novell were in Microsoft’s sights. When they weren't giving customers snippets of code – known as migration wizards – to …
Gavin Clarke, 22 Aug 2016

Evernote riles freetards with two-device limit

Evernote has unveiled the switch that followed the bait, in the form of a new pricing structure that stops users of its free note-making application from synching more than two devices. Its "Remember Everything" pitch now comes with a restriction that's as popular as a UKIP T-Shirt in Brussels, and users aren't happy. Adding …
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Evernote says goodbye to Hello, shuts lid on Peek

Evernote, which makes a useful free form database with over 100 million users, has taken an axe to some little used services and platforms, while extending its new chat service to iDevices. The contact manager Evernote Hello is getting the chop – the company explains its functions, which include business-card scanning, have …
Andrew Orlowski, 21 Jan 2015
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Evernote aims at corporate market with new chat feature

Note-taking, clip-loving Evernote is hoping to break into the corporate market with the release of a new chat feature. Work Chat will let people share editable notes while working on projects and also offers the chance to quickly drag a document they are working on into the chat window. The idea is that businesses will start …
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Evernote taken out by DDoS attack

Popular mobile and online note app Evernote is recovering from a distributed denial of service attack that took its service offline for hours last night. The firm was hit by the DDoS attack from around 10.45 BST last night, leaving folks unable to access their notes in the cloud or sync their files from one device to another …
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Evernote hobbles third-party apps... but is it pulling a Twitter?

Mobile archiving service Evernote is throttling access to third-party applications which use its application programming interface (API) - and admits that apps that sync Evernote data will fall foul of the new rules. The restriction takes the form of a ceiling on the number of API calls an hour, rather than a bandwidth cap. It …
Andrew Orlowski, 14 Aug 2013

Evernote joins the notably hackable club

Evernote has joined the growing list of companies whose cloud-based services have suffered a serious security breach, announcing over the weekend that it had implemented a service-wide password reset after attackers accessed user information. Happily, the company's announcement notes, the passwords accessed were salted hashes …
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Use a Mac? For actual work? Evernote Business has arrived

Cloud-based notepad Evernote has gone professional: it now boasts an office package with shared notebooks and smart searching for only twice the cost of a Google Docs account. Evernote Business is priced at $10 a month per employee for which staff get access to Business Notebooks that sit alongside their existing Evernote …
Bill Ray, 5 Dec 2012
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HP intros big biz-centric slate

HP has announced one of the business-centric tablets it has been unintentionally - perhaps - leaking in promo photos over the past few months. Alas, would-be buyers will have to wait three more months at least before they can lay hands on it. Dubbed the ElitePad 900, HP's tablet is an Intel-based job designed to run Windows 8 …
Tony Smith, 1 Oct 2012
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Android App of the Week As a long-time user of Catch Notes it was going to take something quite impressive to get me to jump ship to arch-rival Evernote but a recent update and integration with the latest versions of HTC's Sense have persuaded me to do so. The upgrade has brought a new Ice Cream Sandwich-esque design to the app. There’s still an …
Alun Taylor, 22 May 2012
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NFC phone-tap app makes money!

Touchanote is getting $50,000 of Evernote's VC cash as the winner of the company's developer competition, turning Touchanote into the most profitable NFC app ever. That's according to NFC World, which congratulated the developers on finding an application for NFC that doesn't involve proximity payments, and on making money …
Bill Ray, 24 Aug 2011
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Skitch gets stitched by Evernote

Australian digital imaging app developer, Skitch, has been snapped up by Mountain View start-up Evernote. Evernote, which launched in 2008, is a platform with 12 million users that "stores memories" digitally. Users can store notes, photos, PDFs and other digital information in online notebooks that are synchronised and …
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iOS lauded as top moneymaker

The iPad and iPhone are the most valuable and profitable devices available for your software-development business – at least according to Evernote CEO Phil Libin. Presenting a wealth of figures about his company's sales, users, and upgrade rates at The Founder Conference in Silicon Valley, Libin revealed that Apple's iOS …

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