Author Archives: Chris Burt

About Chris Burt

Chris Burt is a WHIR contributor and writer of both fiction and non-fiction. His writing projects can be followed on Twitter @afakechrisburt.

Report: Massive Internet Disruption Costing Somalia $10M a Day

An extended internet outage in Somalia is being called a “major disaster” to the war-torn country’s economy. The outage across the country’s south, including the capital Mogadishu, was caused by damage to an undersea fiber-optic cable two weeks ago, and is costing $10 million per day according to the government.… Read More

Salesforce Achieves Green Cloud Milestone

Salesforce announced Thursday that it has achieved net-zero greenhouse gas emissions and carbon neutral cloud delivery for all customers, in a blog post, citing the universal impact of climate change. The company is operating with net-zero emissions by purchasing high efficiency equipment and investments like virtual power purchase agreements.  Two… Read More