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RIM Lost $54 Million On That Massive Outage (RIMM)

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RIM says it lost $54 million last quarter thanks to that huge three-day outage last October. After taxes, the outage cost the company $40 million. Ouch. But in a weird sort of way, this was good news. Analysts at the time were predicting it would cost RIM $100 million...
RIM Lost $54 Million On That Massive Outage (RIMM)
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GoDaddy apologizes for massive outage, gives one free month of service

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Web services business GoDaddy has apologized to its customers for the outage Monday that crippled countless sites across the web, and it is offering one free month of service to nullify complaints. “We let you down and we know it,” GoDaddy CEO Scott Wagner said in an e-mail to...
GoDaddy apologizes for massive outage, gives one free month of service

Gmail hit by massive outage: Up to 35 million affected

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Google suffered a serious outage to its Gmail web-email service yesterday, which could have left up to 35 million users without access to their messages....
Gmail hit by massive outage: Up to 35 million affected

Go Daddy: yesterday's outage resolved, 'was not a hack'

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According to domain registrar Go Daddy, things are back to normal after yesterday's massive outage. The company noted that service outages started at around 1PM ET, with service being "fully restored" by 7PM. Contrary to claims of an attack from hackers, the company's interim CEO Scott Wagner insists that...
Go Daddy: yesterday's outage resolved, 'was not a hack'

RIM Co-CEO Jim Balsillie Had A Radical Plan For The Company Just Before He Resigned (RIMM)

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Research in Motion co-CEO Jim Balsillie was pushing for a big change in the company's operations just before he left, Reuters reports. Balsillie wanted to sell access to RIM's network to carriers. The carriers could then sell that to consumers. Here's Reuters: The plan would have let the carriers use...
RIM Co-CEO Jim Balsillie Had A Radical Plan For The Company Just Before He Resigned (RIMM)

ANALYST: RIM's Hardware Business Is Now Losing Money

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Although Research in Motion has been getting creamed, the company does actually remain profitable. But even that may be dicey. Jefferies analyst Peter Misek catches a bit of a bombshell in RIMM's latest annual filing, which was released yesterday: RIMM does not provide COGS by division on a quarterly...
ANALYST: RIM's Hardware Business Is Now Losing Money

O2 apologises over 'embarrassing' network problems

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Mobile operator likely to have to pay compensation to the almost 8 million customers affected by the 24-hour outageO2 has been forced into apologising to almost 8 million customers after an "embarassing" network failure led to a 24-hour blackout across the UK and Ireland.Ronan Dunne, chief executive of O2, admitted...
O2 apologises over 'embarrassing' network problems
GoDaddy sites mostly back online after massive outage

CHART OF THE DAY: A Tale Of Two Smartphone Companies (AAPL, RIMM)

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This chart compares Apple and Research In Motion's stocks over the last twelve months. It pretty much tells the tale of the two smartphone companies. One is ascendant, while the other is in free fall. Via: Jim Maiella Follow the Chart Of The Day on Twitter: @chartoftheday Please follow...
CHART OF THE DAY: A Tale Of Two Smartphone Companies (AAPL, RIMM)

10 Things You Need To Know This Morning (GOOG, ZNGA, RIMM, MSFT, AMZN)

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Good morning! Here's the news: Zynga's chief engineer has resigned in order to do "something entrepreneurial." Google is opening an online tablet store. LivingSocial's cofounder steps down from the board. RIM lost $54 million on that massive outage. Ex-CEO of RIM Jim Balsillie has stepped down from the RIM...
10 Things You Need To Know This Morning (GOOG, ZNGA, RIMM, MSFT, AMZN)

Tumblr goes dark with massive outage

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After rolling outages the past couple of weeks, the popular blogging platform experiences more major hiccups today. [Read more]...
Tumblr goes dark with massive outage

AT&T's U-verse blacks out for days in several U.S. states

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As users turned on their TVs or went online earlier this week, they realized they couldn't. Apparently, the carrier is experiencing a massive outage due to a faulty software upgrade. [Read more]...
AT&T's U-verse blacks out for days in several U.S. states
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