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DRY RUN? 18 Major Internet Hubs Down Across North America This Week

This week, 18 major internet hubs were downed across North America. Though several of them are in the areas hit by Hurricane Sandy, many others are not. What’s really going on? Was Hurricane Sandy a dry run for something coming up…? North America Avg. Response Time: 364 Avg. Packet Loss: 32 % Total Routers: 37 Network up: 51 % […]

Hurricane Sandy Takes Bite out of Big Apple

Significant damage was done to various locations of New York City this week, with estimates of property damage and loss of business totalling upwards of $3 billion. Before and after photos of underground car park in Manhattan…

How to Use Twitter When Your Internet Access in Down

By T.J. Ortenzi The bread is bought, the flashlights have fresh batteries and you’re prepared to make the most of whatever Hurricane Sandy throws your way. But are you prepared to go days without Twitter? It’s a ridiculous question that would have sounded even more ridiculous just a few years ago, but Twitter (along with […]

Hurricane Sandy shuts down New York City’s subway system as tunnels become flooded

*Manhattan residents effectively marooned on the island as bridges are closed and roads blocked Louise Boyle Mail Online The New York subway could remain closed for up to four days until flood waters were pumped from tunnels, authorities said on Tuesday, but there was yet no timetable for when the system would reopen. Seven subway […]