Oh no, I totally lost all your contacts! Haha. You should see

Oh no, I totally lost all your contacts! Haha. You should see your face right now.If you’re a software giant, and your next big push is into the world of mobile phones, the absolute best possible marketing tool would be to prove that you have what it takes not to screw up the service you already provide to mobile phone users. The absolute worst? Well that’s easy: Lose everyone’s stuff.From Information Week’s Microsoft blog:One incredible exception to that plan-for-disaster rule seems to be Danger, the company that makes the Sidekick mobile device. Microsoft purchased Danger in February 2008 for $500 million. Whatever that half-billion dollars was used for, it doesn’t seem to have been used for backups. Last week saw an major outage due to extensive data loss. At this point, Danger and T-Mobile seem to think they have very little chance of recovering any data that isn’t located on a customer’s Sidekick. The data was in the cloud, and the cloud has burst.Just spitballin’ here, but is there anyway Microsoft can blame this on the Mallahan for Mayor campaign? He had nothing to do with it, you say? Oh, well then.

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