Friday is the first day that Apple’s new iPad mini and updated iPad go on sale in the U.S. While it will be business as usual in most Apple stores, several in New York City and parts of New Jersey remain closed.
Sandy is certainly living up to its promise as a destructive force, but it’s also serving as a teaching tool for companies whose business is big data. They’re releasing new dashboards, products and case studies demonstrating how data analysis before can save lives and money later.
Schools are closed, subways are shut down, and government officials are urging everyone to stay indoors. So what are folks on the East Coast doing while they are waiting out hurricane Sandy? Apparently, they’re watching a lot of Netflix.