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Superstorm Sandy knocks out Gawker and Huffington Post

www.guardian.co.uk
News websites publish updates via Twitter and Facebook as servers are hit by New York power outageSeveral of the most popular US news and gossip websites, including Gawker and Huffington Post, went offline overnight because of a New York power outage caused by post-tropical storm Sandy.The websites were knocked offline...
Superstorm Sandy knocks out Gawker and Huffington Post

Public sector leaders are not ready for tomorrow's major disaster

www.guardian.co.uk
Our survey reveals that public sector leaders are unprepared for the new challenges facing them, including issues to do with outsourcing and cyber securityMajor incidents across both the public and private sectors have been high on the news agenda: from severe flooding, to mobile network blackout, an NHS trust being...
Public sector leaders are not ready for tomorrow's major disaster
NeedMapper lets Sandy victims request help by text, track issues via an online map

Using a hybrid cloud to safeguard your virtualization

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This post is sponsored by VMware. Learn about VMware virtualization and cloud solutions for small & mid-size business visit info.vmware.com This article is available in other languages: Disaster Recovery is an expensive task to think about, and it might be at the back of the mind if you work...
Using a hybrid cloud to safeguard your virtualization

Island evacuation: How I was abandoned by tech in a (near) natural disaster

pandodaily.com
The moment I heard a local radio disc jockey say, “Please refer to the emergency information section of your Yellow Pages for additional tsunami preparedness information,” I knew the Hawaiian island of Maui was not prepared for a major disaster. And because it wasn’t, neither were my fiancee Stephanie and I. For...
Island evacuation: How I was abandoned by tech in a (near) natural disaster

Well, Now That Everyone Has Sobered Up, Let's Figure Out What Facebook Is Actually Worth... (FB)

www.businessinsider.com
Thank goodness that's over. The Facebook IPO could have been a major disaster for millions of individual investors. If the stock had "popped" to a truly ludicrous level on IPO day, millions of investors would likely have piled into it, hoping for further gains. And then, eventually, the hype would...
Well, Now That Everyone Has Sobered Up, Let's Figure Out What Facebook Is Actually Worth... (FB)

Georgia Tech Professor Tries to Transcend Social Media "Slacktivism"

allthingsd.com
Changing your Twitter pic is kind of like slapping a political bumper sticker on your car; it never started or finished a revolution. But Georgia Tech School of Interactive Computing professor Eric Gilbert has come up with a clever way to add impact to what’s been labeled social media “slacktivism.”...
Georgia Tech Professor Tries to Transcend Social Media "Slacktivism"
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