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Delta flights delayed worldwide due to ‘computer outage’

A system-wide computer outage has delayed Delta flights around the world, leaving thousands of passengers stuck in airports as they wait to board their planes. The US airline says the glitch was caused by a power outage in Atlanta at 2:30AM ET this morning, and “impacted Delta computer systems and operations worldwide.” The company says it’s […]

Delta Airlines: On Second Thought, the Computer Crash Was Our Fault

After having been called out by Georgia Power, the utility that delivers electric power to its Atlanta hub, Delta Airlines finally came clean. It admitted that the crash of its computer network at 2:30 a.m. EDT on Monday, 8 August, had nothing whatsoever to do with the power company—after Georgia Power came forward and confirmed […]

Delta finally explained how one power outage grounded an entire airline

Earlier this week, Delta passengers worldwide were stranded as a computer failure completely screwed up operations. The ensuing chaos provided a good look at how the robots are actually going to kill us, but also raised some good questions: how does one power outage ground an airline, and how fired is the sysadmin? The Week spoke […]

Turbulence Ahead: Delta Computer Outage Is Just The Start, Say Experts

After a data center outage caused Delta Air Lines to cancel more than 2,100 flights this week, Delta CEO Ed Bastian said the company’s doing everything it can to make sure such an event never happens again. “This isn’t the quality of service, the reliability that you’ve come to expect from Delta Air Lines,” he […]

Oil Wells: Niger Delta lawmakers insist on 65% ownership Read more at: http://www.vanguardngr.com/2016/07/oil-wells-niger-delta-lawmakers-insist-on-65-ownership/

OWERRI—To facilitate development in the Niger Delta region, South-East and South South lawmakers have called on the Federal Government to review the ownership structure of oil wells in the country to allow for 65 per cent ownership by the people of the region. The lawmakers also condemned the criminal and nefarious activities of herdsmen and […]