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European Airlines’ Ash Cloud Nightmare

March 25, 2014

It is the fifth day since the Eyjafjallajokull volcano erupted, sending a cloud of volcanic ash over the European continent, grounding airlines and shutting down airports due to safety concerns. Now, in the face of losing US$200 million per day, the airlines are calling the decision to close air space “a European mess” and IATA, […]

The Cost of Spam: CO2 Emissions

The Cost of Spam: CO2 Emissions

November 1, 2012

According to data from a recent study by Commtouch (Internet Threats Trend Report) published in April 2010 and referring to the first quarter of the year, every day we send about 221 billion email messages, of which 183 billion are classified as spam (85% of the total traffic globally). Source

The Impacts of Eyjafjallajokull

The Impacts of Eyjafjallajokull

June 3, 2012

If you stubbed your tongue against your teeth trying to pronounce “Eyjafjallajokull,” you’re not alone. The impossible-to-spell glacier in Iceland made headlines last year when the volcano on its ice cap suddenly erupted. The volcanic eruption disrupted air travel in many parts of Europe between April and May, and was not declared officially over until […]