Microsoft says it can restore wiped Sidekick data

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - October 15, 2009 On Monday, T-Mobile said information stored by many Sidekick owners was "almost certainly" gone for good. The loss stemmed from a failure of servers that remotely stored the data.

But Microsoft Corp. says it has recovered "most, if not all" of the erased data and will restore it as soon as it validates the information. Microsoft's Danger Inc. subsidiary makes the phones that are sold to T-Mobile USA.

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