By timothy from Slashdot's won't-happen-again department
As reported by TheNextWeb, the extended outage of the authentication mechanism of Adobe's Creative Cloud service
<a>has been resolved</a>. From the story: 'According to a series of tweets: 'Adobe ID issue is resolved. We are bringing services back online. We will share more details once we confirm everything is working.' Adobe said further, 'We have restored Adobe login services and all services are now online. We will be sharing a complete update on the outage soon.' and 'We know we let you down. We apologize and are working to ensure it doesn't happen again."'
A good time to revisit this prediction from last year about how going to an all-cloud, all-subscription model might hurt customers
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By timothy from Slashdot's omg-send-3+-ambos-&-type-0-blood-pls-lol department
writes "After it was long rumored and discussed about, the ability to text 911 in case of emergency is slowly rolling out in the United States to subscribers of AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile and Verizon Wireless. For the time being, the service is available in areas of Colorado, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Maine, Maryland, Montana, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Texas, Vermont and Virginia. According to the FCC, the service will gradually roll out to more areas and by the end of this year, virtually anyone with a cellphone and enough service will be able to make use of it. Which means that all carriers will support it."
TechCrunch has a deeper article that explains why "you probably can't use it yet
," and links to the FCC's own explanation of the service
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By Roblimo from Slashdot's old-stewball-was-the-most-loyal-server-horse-we-ever-done-had department
Curtis Peterson says admins who hang onto their servers instead of moving into the cloud are 'Server Huggers
,' a term he makes sound like 'Horse Huggers,' a phrase that once might have been used to describe hackney drivers
who didn't want to give up their horse-pulled carriages in favor of gasoline-powered automobiles. Curtis is VP of Operations for RingCentral
, a cloud-based VOIP company, so he's obviously made the jump to the cloud himself. And he has reassuring words for sysadmins who are afraid the move to cloud-based computing is going to throw them out of work. He says there are plenty of new cloud computing opportunities springing up for those who have enough initiative and savvy to grab onto them, by which he obviously means you
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