Sidekick Disaster Shows Data's Not Safe in the 'Cloud'

If you own a T-Mobile/Microsoft Sidekick smartphone, I don't have to tell you this. But if you are among the millions who don't: on Oct. 1, literally every user of the Sidekick data service lost the private personal records – e-mails, notes, calendar entries, contacts, etc. -- they had stored on the system. Initially, it was believed that information was lost forever. The official statement from Microsoft/Danger (the latter being the company that builds the Sidekick) and T-Mobile was that the...Full Story
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