The National Hurricane Center is now saying that Florence has maximum sustained winds of 115mph, with gusts to 140mph. It is now a Category 4 storm and is expected to hit the Southeastern US coast on Thursday.
Hurricane Florence is spinning up to be a Category 4 Hurricane. It’s predicted to make landfall between North Carolina and Georgia this week. Virginia may be impacted when Florence comes ashore at the end of this week.
Snapchat is a form of now commonly used social media more recent than Facebook, Myspace, or Twitter. It’s unique in that it allows users to create pictures or messages that are only available for a short period of time before they become inaccessible to viewers. This is considered a convenient self-cleaning of media in addition to its other features. Just like Facebook timelines and Twitter feeds, users are allowed to create original “Stories” as 24-hour feeds of content presented chronologically through the app.
Microsoft’s M12 has recently announced the launch of the Female Founders Competition, a startup initiative aimed at rewarding startup companies founded by women. It will not only identify top female talent within the startup industry but also seek to accelerate venture capital funding for companies headed by women entrepreneurs across the globe.
Outages happen. Technology isn’t infallible, and the right mix of circumstances can compromise even the best-laid plans when we’re dealing with something as complex as a major data center. This is a reality that Microsoft knows and accepts. When things go wrong, there needs to be a backup to your backup.