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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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