Daily Archives: September 6, 2011

Tech news from around the web:

Amazon.com is testing an in-store pick-up service in a partnership with 7-Eleven, according to Geekwire. A delivery locker, currently being tested in Seattle, would allow customers to pick up their packages at the stores.

Chicago-based National Louis University will offer a Groupon for nearly 60% off tuition for its entry-level graduate teaching course, Mashable says. The deal, set to go live on Tuesday and will be open to up to 25 buyers, will discount the cost of the course from $2,232 to $950. Read more

Almost a third of UK companies are blocking their employees from using social networking sites such as Facebook and Twitter amid growing fears about internet security, according to a study.

Highly publicised hacking incidents, such as the attack on Sony earlier this year, are causing a “knee-jerk” reaction among companies to clamp down on employees’ internet use, said Andrew Wyatt, chief operating officer of Clearswift, the internet security company that published the research on Tuesday.

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