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Local Blackouts Reveal Global Risks

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Recent blackouts in the U.S. and India should serve as a wake-up call to an increasingly networked world. Power outages are no longer a local problem. Mission-critical websites and data centers are increasingly likely to be located in blackout zones. Today, a local blackout can become a global business catastrophe....
Local Blackouts Reveal Global Risks

Nintendo Pearl Pink 3DS launching for Valentine’s

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Nintendo has announced plans to release the pink 3DS – previous sold only as part of an nintendogs bundle - as a standalone color option, unsurprisingly hoping to cash in on Valentine’s Day with the $169.99 handheld. Set to go on sale on February 10, the Pearl Pink 3DS is functionally...
Nintendo Pearl Pink 3DS launching for Valentine’s

We’re All Friends Here, Just Not on Google+

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Even after identifying himself as a Google+ fanboy and having literally written the book on the social network, Guy Kawasaki had no choice but to ask the tough questions in his SXSW keynote interview with Google’s Vic Gundotra. The not-at-all-packed room was about as populated as Google+ is, but that’s...
We’re All Friends Here, Just Not on Google+

In Hurricane Damaged New York, This Massive Line Is Not For Food, Gas, Or Transportation (AAPL)

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Apple began selling its iPad Mini today. Once again, people lined up outside Apple's flagship store on Fifth Avenue in New York. We already talked about how strange this line seems while, only a few miles or even blocks away people are lining up for gas, food, or transportation. But...
In Hurricane Damaged New York, This Massive Line Is Not For Food, Gas, Or Transportation (AAPL)

In Case We Needed More Evidence That Apple Zealots Aren't The Sharpest Tools In The Shed...

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As we've been chronicling all morning, the lines at Apple Stores around the world today are, figuratively, around the block--with Apple zealots sometimes having camped out for a day or more just to be the first to get their hands on the new iPad. (SEE: PHOTOS: Crazy Apple Zealots...
In Case We Needed More Evidence That Apple Zealots Aren't The Sharpest Tools In The Shed...

Here's What I think Of Google's Nexus 7 Tablet After Playing With It For An Hour (GOOG)

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I've been playing with Google's first-ever tablet, the Nexus 7, for about an hour now. (By the way, big ups to Google for being super cool and giving me a tablet before most of the other developers and press here at I/O got a chance to see it. They're all...
Here's What I think Of Google's Nexus 7 Tablet After Playing With It For An Hour (GOOG)

Internet Outage Last Weekend Was Preventable

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If ever there was a time that seemed to demonstrate the vulnerability of cloud computing, last weekend was certainly it. Mother Nature’s capricious whims put the smackdown on an Amazon Web Service (AWS) data center in Ashburn, Virginia, Friday night, bringing down hundreds of websites and quite a few popular...
Internet Outage Last Weekend Was Preventable
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