Bird flu only occasionally sickens people, mostly after close contact with infected poultry, but it can be deadly when it does. Scientists have long feared it might mutate to spread more easily and thus spark a pandemic. Researchers in the Netherlands and Wisconsin were studying how that might happen when they created bird flu strains that at least some mammals — ferrets — can spread by coughing or sneezing.
By unifying its massive library of music onto one, easy-to-use, high-performance storage solution, Sony Music Australia can keep pace with growing demand for its music while ensuring high availability and data protection.
he group came to help rebuild a city still struggling to find its way more than six years after Hurricane Katrina, and to learn some disaster recovery lessons they can take back to their own storm-ravaged Missouri community.
The exercises simulate the loss of a network office due to disaster and are designed to test, refine and strengthen AT&T's business continuity and disaster recovery services in order to minimize network downtime.
Leaving for a business trip or taking a couple days off work often leaves an employee with that odd feeling there is something else they need to do. A common and often overlooked task is changing their personalized voicemail greeting. Now Mutare has an app for that!
This past October, New England experienced an early snowstorm that incapacitated businesses when snow laden tree branches crushed power and phone lines from New York City to Maine. Many businesses were prepared for the subsequent power outages via back-up generators, which supported servers and essential services.
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Classes will fully resume Friday in the school district where a student is accused of opening fire in a cafeteria, killing two students and wounding three others. A juvenile court hearing for suspect T.J. Lane is set for Tuesday afternoon. Meanwhile, the Cleveland suburb is trying to heal by offering grief counseling to students, staff and others at area schools, officials said at a news conference.
It is my pleasure to announce that Dennis Wenk from Symantec is the latest addition to the Continuity Insights editorial advisory board. His views on operational risk and disaster recovery will help us continue to provide compelling and forward-thinking editorial and conference content.
Tsunamis generated by the magnitude-9 earthquake in Japan last March dragged 3 million to 4 million tons of debris into the ocean after tearing up Japanese harbors and homes. Scientists believe ocean currents are carrying some of the lumber, refrigerators, fishing boats and other objects across the Pacific toward the United States.
A teenager opened fire in the cafeteria at a suburban Cleveland high school Monday, killing one student and wounding four others before he was chased from the building by a teacher and captured a short distance away, authorities said. A student who saw the attack up close said it appeared that the gunman targeted a group of students sitting together and that the one who was killed was gunned down while trying to duck under the cafeteria table.
Workers from TMB, the main public operator for the metro and municipal buses in the metropolitan area of Barcelona, have announced plans to strike during Mobile World Congress, which will be held 27th February through 1st March 2012. Negotiations between the government and the unions continue in an effort to resolve the issues.
On his way up, he fooled them all: judges, journalists, investors and companies. Then the man who renamed himself Kim Dotcom finally did it. With an outsized ego and an eye for get-rich schemes, he parlayed his modest computing skills into an empire, becoming the fabulously wealthy computer maverick he had long claimed to be.
For the first time, scientists have found evidence of flu in bats, reporting a never-before-seen virus whose risk to humans is unclear. The surprising discovery of genetic fragments of a flu virus is the first well-documented report of it in the winged mammals. So far, scientists haven't been able to grow it, and it's not clear if — or how well — it spreads.
Tornado season is starting, but don't ask meteorologists how bad it will be this spring and summer. They don't know. They're having a hard enough time getting a fix on the likely path of storms expected in the next 48 hours. The very nature of tornadoes makes them the wildcard of weather disasters. It's just hard to figure when and where they'll appear.