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Hurricane Sandy Was Responsible For Mass Internet Outages
2012-12-18 14:44:37

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online October´s Hurricane Sandy is at present the second-costliest Atlantic storm behind  2005´s Hurricane Katrina. The storm, which developed as a tropical wave in the western Caribbean Sea on October 22 moved ashore near Atlantic City, New Jersey on October 27. Beyond the estimated $65.6 billion in damage and the 253 people that lost their lives across seven countries, Sandy was also likely responsible for a spike in...

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2011-02-01 10:16:18

'4 billion addresses are just not enough for 7 billion people' and the latest Internet census shows how As Internet authorities prepare to announce that they have handed over all of the available addresses, a USC research group that monitors address usage has completed the latest in its series of Internet censuses. There is some good news, according to computer scientist John Heideman, who heads a team at the USC Viterbi School of Engineering Information Sciences Institute that has just...


Word of the Day
abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.