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Twitter explains new mystery outage

A freak double failure in its data centers took Twitter down for around an hour Thursday, leaving millions without updates from friends, celebrities and news providers a day ahead of the Olympics.

dateJul 27, 2012 in Internet
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Lost data may have exposed 800,000 people in Calif

(AP) -- A disaster preparedness exercise to ensure California's child support system could be run remotely went smoothly, except for one casualty: the names, Social Security numbers and other private records of about 800,000 ...

dateMar 30, 2012 in Internet
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Cloud computing's ubiquity brings down prices

If you've ever had your laptop stolen, watched your toddler baptize your PC with Pepsi, or had your MacBook come to a cold, dead stop, you know that the digital memories we store on our home computers are anything but indelible.

dateJan 05, 2012 in Internet
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EU Commissioner calls for new tools for bloggers

(AP) -- The European Union should help teach bloggers living under oppressive regimes how to communicate freely and avoid detection, and develop technology to help them, the bloc's digital affairs commissioner said Friday.

dateDec 09, 2011 in Internet
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Theft of data on 4M patients part of wider problem

The theft of a computer containing information on more than 4 million patients of a major Northern California health care provider may be among the largest breaches of health care data in recent years, but it's far from the ...

dateNov 18, 2011 in Other
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Irene takes out some East Coast cellphone service

(AP) -- Wireless networks fell quiet Sunday in some coastal areas of North Carolina and southern Virginia, but calls were going through in most areas affected by Tropical Storm Irene, the Federal Communications Commission ...

dateAug 29, 2011 in Telecom
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