IBM and Some College Students Aim to Simplify Data Center Disaster Planning

Switching over to backup systems, which usually takes hours, can now take minutes.
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Wildfires, Hurricanes, Tornadoes, Oh My! Trulia Adds More Natural Hazard Maps.

When shopping for homes, you’ve also got to watch out for Mother Nature.
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U.S. Weather Computers Are a Little More Super Today Than Yesterday

A clearer look ahead at temperatures and hurricanes.
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Nextdoor Hooks Up With Bloomberg and the City of New York

The Big Apple gets blanket coverage by a private social network.
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Some More Inconvenient Truths (Including Spider Goats): Al Gore Talks About “The Future” at SXSW

Live from Austin, Texas, it’s the man who brought you the Internet. (Really, he did, along with others.)
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Why Some AT&T Customers Aren’t Getting Those Wireless Alerts About Nemo

AT&T supports the new alerts on its older network, but not yet for devices running on its faster LTE system.
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East Coast Blizzard Another Test for FCC’s New Cellphone Alert System

A relatively new alert system means that those in the path of an approaching blizzard are getting messages sent directly to their cellphones.
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Viral Video: “Lucky Ones” Tech Mashup for Hurricane Sandy

Sing it, Silicon Valley.
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Dive Into Mobile Ready to Take Back Manhattan on April 15 and 16

Hurricane Sandy forced a change in plans, but we’ve rescheduled our mobile conference for April 15 and 16.
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The Apps That Weathered the Storm — Finance, Maps and News

Music apps saw also a significant increase in use during Hurricane Sandy, while sports apps understandably took a backseat.
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