Neowin News Feed for: Disaster https://www.neowin.net/news/tag/disaster/ Neowin News Feed for: Disaster en-us Neowin Ignition News editor@neowin.net (Managing Editor) developers@neowin.net (Neowin Developers) 5 Neowin.net https://www.neowin.net/images/pegasus/icon.png https://www.neowin.net Microsoft is working with Apple to fix iCloud issues on Windows 10 October 2018 Update https://www.neowin.net/news/microsoft-is-working-with-apple-to-fix-icloud-issues-on-windows-10-october-2018-update/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="https://cdn.neow.in/news/images/uploaded/2018/11/1541779878_w10october18u_medium.jpg" alt="" /></div>A bug has been discovered in the Windows 10 October 2018 Update, which prevents the installation of iCloud. While Microsoft and Apple resolve the issue, the update will not be offered to select users. <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/microsoft-is-working-with-apple-to-fix-icloud-issues-on-windows-10-october-2018-update">Read more...</a> usama.jawad@neowin.net (Usama Jawad) Mon, 19 Nov 2018 08:08:01 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/microsoft-is-working-with-apple-to-fix-icloud-issues-on-windows-10-october-2018-update Facebook creates Safety Check to let friends know you're safe https://www.neowin.net/news/facebook-creates-safety-check-to-let-friends-know-youre-safe/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="https://cdn.neow.in/news/images/uploaded/2014/10/facebook_safety_check_medium.jpg" alt="" /></div>Facebook will soon launch a new feature which allows users to notify friends and family that they&#039;re safe in case of a disaster. The feature will even be available on feature-phones. <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/facebook-creates-safety-check-to-let-friends-know-youre-safe">Read more...</a> vlad@neowin.net (Vlad Dudau) Thu, 16 Oct 2014 08:36:01 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/facebook-creates-safety-check-to-let-friends-know-youre-safe HTC One delay due to component sourcing struggles https://www.neowin.net/news/htc-one-delay-due-to-component-sourcing-struggles/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="https://www.neowin.net/images/uploaded/dsc_0072e_thumb.jpg" alt="" /></div>After reports that the HTC One will be delayed, a HTC executive says that the company is struggling to source components from suppliers, who view it as &quot;no longer a tier-one customer&quot;. <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/htc-one-delay-due-to-component-sourcing-struggles">Read more...</a> andyweir@neowin.net (Andy Weir) Wed, 20 Mar 2013 06:55:01 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/htc-one-delay-due-to-component-sourcing-struggles Facebook to help users tell friends they're safe during disasters https://www.neowin.net/news/facebook-to-help-users-tell-friends-theyre-safe-during-disasters/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="https://cdn.neow.in/news/images/uploaded/2014/09/facebook-sign-89_medium.jpg" alt="" /></div>The Disaster Message Board is a a new initiative from Facebook, which aims to make it easier for people stuck in disaster zones to let their friends and family know that they&#039;re safe and well. <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/facebook-to-help-users-tell-friends-theyre-safe-during-disasters">Read more...</a> andyweir@neowin.net (Andy Weir) Thu, 01 Mar 2012 10:18:32 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/facebook-to-help-users-tell-friends-theyre-safe-during-disasters Cell carriers prep for Hurricane Irene https://www.neowin.net/news/cell-carriers-prep-for-hurricane-irene/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/uploaded/Irene_thumb.jpg" alt="" /></div>With Hurricane Irene bearing down on the US East Coast, major cell carriers are doing what they can to prepare for possible outages and damage to their networks. <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/cell-carriers-prep-for-hurricane-irene">Read more...</a> matthew.jones.aus@gmail.com (Matthew Jones) Sat, 27 Aug 2011 08:57:52 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/cell-carriers-prep-for-hurricane-irene Japanese iPad 2 launch delayed https://www.neowin.net/news/japanese-ipad-2-launch-delayed/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="https://www.neowin.net/images/uploaded/ipad2_thumb.jpg" alt="" /></div>The launch of the iPad 2 in Japan has been postponed indefinitely as the country attempts to cope with the wake of the earthquake and tsunami disaster. Apple spokeswoman Nat Kerris told All Things Digital's John... <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/japanese-ipad-2-launch-delayed">Read more...</a> matthew.jones.aus@gmail.com (Matthew Jones) Wed, 16 Mar 2011 01:59:52 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/japanese-ipad-2-launch-delayed Japanese Apple Stores pitch in after earthquake https://www.neowin.net/news/japanese-apple-stores-pitch-in-after-earthquake/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="https://www.neowin.net/images/uploaded/applestoreginza_thumb.jpg" alt="" /></div>As the people of Japan struggled to comprehend the enormity of the natural disaster that struck last Friday, at least one Apple Store reportedly threw its doors open in an effort to help the public.... <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/japanese-apple-stores-pitch-in-after-earthquake">Read more...</a> matthew.jones.aus@gmail.com (Matthew Jones) Tue, 15 Mar 2011 10:03:19 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/japanese-apple-stores-pitch-in-after-earthquake Why an Apple console would be a disaster https://www.neowin.net/news/why-an-apple-console-would-be-a-disaster/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>The latest &quot;HOT APPLE RUMOUR&quot; in the blog-o-verse is that the fashionable computer giant might be planning to enter the gaming world to compete with Sony, Microsoft and Nintendo. It seems the whole world is... <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/why-an-apple-console-would-be-a-disaster">Read more...</a> () Thu, 14 Feb 2008 09:39:35 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/why-an-apple-console-would-be-a-disaster UK firms ignoring disaster recovery https://www.neowin.net/news/uk-firms-ignoring-disaster-recovery/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>According to a recent study, one third of mid-sized companies in the UK do not have a website disaster recovery plan in place. The research was commissioned by managed hosting services provider NetBenefit but was... <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/uk-firms-ignoring-disaster-recovery">Read more...</a> () Mon, 19 Feb 2007 21:37:41 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/uk-firms-ignoring-disaster-recovery The Disaster That Was The .EU Land Rush https://www.neowin.net/news/the-disaster-that-was-the-eu-land-rush/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>The ever insightful owner of Godaddy, Bob Parsons, has summed up excellently the events of the past week or so in the normally peaceful world of domain names. As many readers will be aware, a... <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/the-disaster-that-was-the-eu-land-rush">Read more...</a> () Mon, 10 Apr 2006 16:19:59 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/the-disaster-that-was-the-eu-land-rush Sun Aims to Bolster Disaster Warning Systems https://www.neowin.net/news/sun-aims-to-bolster-disaster-warning-systems/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Sun Microsystems announced a project on Wednesday to build out disaster warning systems in countries around the world. The Santa Clara, Calif.-based server company said it has teamed with the Pacific... <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/sun-aims-to-bolster-disaster-warning-systems">Read more...</a> () Wed, 14 Dec 2005 22:15:31 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/sun-aims-to-bolster-disaster-warning-systems Shuttle disaster down to bad glue https://www.neowin.net/news/shuttle-disaster-down-to-bad-glue/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Just over a year and a half ago, a 'suitcase sized chunk of foam' broke off and did serious damage to the space shuttle Columbia. Hitting the shuttle's left wing, its damage would cause the... <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/shuttle-disaster-down-to-bad-glue">Read more...</a> () Sat, 14 Aug 2004 12:12:52 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/shuttle-disaster-down-to-bad-glue New system promises disaster proof e-mail https://www.neowin.net/news/new-system-promises-disaster-proof-e-mail/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>E-MAIL systems have increasingly proved themselves vulnerable to incapacitation by viruses and destruction by natural or human-made disaster, but MessageOne Inc. on Tuesday unveiled a new &quot;hot standby&quot; technology meant to let businesses route messages... <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/new-system-promises-disaster-proof-e-mail">Read more...</a> () Thu, 28 Nov 2002 08:47:33 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/new-system-promises-disaster-proof-e-mail IT chiefs ignoring disaster recovery https://www.neowin.net/news/it-chiefs-ignoring-disaster-recovery/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Analysts stress the perils of complacency Despite the terrorist attacks on New York nearly a year ago, many IT directors are still not in a position to cope with a similar catastrophe. A... <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/it-chiefs-ignoring-disaster-recovery">Read more...</a> (Darren Bolton) Mon, 12 Aug 2002 09:20:16 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/it-chiefs-ignoring-disaster-recovery Apple stores a disaster or slow to get to speed? https://www.neowin.net/news/apple-stores-a-disaster-or-slow-to-get-to-speed/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>I saw this over on WinInformant's Short Takes and found it interesting, so I went digging and found the Business Week article that Paul was refeering to. Even Business Week's Apple guru agrees... <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/apple-stores-a-disaster-or-slow-to-get-to-speed">Read more...</a> () Mon, 25 Feb 2002 15:11:48 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/apple-stores-a-disaster-or-slow-to-get-to-speed IBM stresses disaster recovery https://www.neowin.net/news/ibm-stresses-disaster-recovery/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>International Business Machines Corp., in a move that expands its disaster-recovery business, is rolling out new software and services to monitor computer networks and the business operations they control. The new Products, announced Wednesday, are... <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/ibm-stresses-disaster-recovery">Read more...</a> () Wed, 31 Oct 2001 17:55:59 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/ibm-stresses-disaster-recovery