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Sidekick Recovery Under Way

Microsoft got a bit of a shiner last week when users of T-Mobile Sidekick discovered their data had vanished into the cloud faster than a Richard Heene balloon.

At first, it was thought that all was lost, and Microsoft offered customers $100 in free services to make up for the missing bits and bytes. Loath to give up, Redmond techies went to work carefully restoring the databases and attendant backups. Voila! Much of this data is now coming back!

Posted by Doug Barney on October 19, 2009 at 11:53 AM