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Facebook explains its worst outage as 3 million users head to Telegram

Facebook, if you didn't already know it, suffered a bit of an issue on Wednesday. An issue that took down not only its social networking site, but also Instagram, WhatsApp, and Messenger. On Thursday it offered an explanation. The post Facebook explains its worst outage as 3 million users head to Telegram appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Mobile, Facebook, News, Instagram, Trends, Social Media, Web, Whatsapp, Outage


Apple’s iCloud is having an outage, too

Facebook has only just recovered from one of its worst outages to date, and Gmail and Google Drive also experienced a worldwide outage this week. Now, apparently, it’s Apple’s turn. According to the company’s System Status dashboard, a number of iCloud services are experiencing issues, including iCloud Drive, Mail, Calendar, Notes, Keychain, Reminders, iWork, Photos, News and others. According the System Status page, the issues began today at 11 AM ET/8 AM PT. The page doesn’t offer much in term...
Tags: Apple, Google Drive, Cloud, Facebook, Tech, Icloud, Outage, Facebook Instagram


Apple’s iCloud recovers after a four-hour outage

Facebook has only just recovered from one of its worst outages to date, and Gmail and Google Drive also experienced a worldwide outage this week. Now, apparently, it was Apple’s turn. The company’s system status dashboard was blanketed in yellow warning notes for more than four hours Thursday, indicating mass outages of its iCloud service. iCloud Drive, Mail, Calendar, Notes, Keychain, Reminders, iWork, Photos, News and others all experienced downtime. The issues lasted from 11:00 am to 3:28 pm ...
Tags: Travel, Apple, Google Drive, Cloud, Facebook, Icloud, Outage, Facebook Instagram


Yup, Verizon Texting Was Busted

If you’re a Verizon customer and had a hard time texting this morning, you weren’t imagining things. The company had a widespread texting outage that left customers up and down the East Coast unable to send or receive messages.Read more...
Tags: Verizon, Science, Sms, Texting, East Coast, Outage


Microsoft fixes problem that rendered Xbox One systems useless

An issue with Microsoft's Xbox Live service rendered some players' consoles essentially unusable, with black screens displayed on startup. Microsoft said it has identified and fixed the issue. The post Microsoft fixes problem that rendered Xbox One systems useless appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Gaming, News, Microsoft, Trends, Xbox, Console, Xbox Live, Outage


Xbox Live problems are making some players’ consoles unusable

An issue with Microsoft's Xbox Live service has rendered some players' consoles essentially unusable, with black screens displayed on startup. Microsoft said it has identified the issue. The post Xbox Live problems are making some players’ consoles unusable appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Gaming, News, Microsoft, Trends, Xbox, Console, Xbox Live, Outage


Fortnite’s login and game are down [Update: it’s back]

Update: Fortnite is back up, with the game and all other features operational. We have recovered. We will continue to monitor the situation to catch any further problems. — Fortnite (@FortniteGame) January 29, 2019 Fortnite is currently down for many players. The Twitter account for the Epic Games’ title, now the most popular video game in the world, confirmed the problem, tweeting “We’re aware that players are experiencing issues when attempting to use Epic Games services. We’re currentl...
Tags: TC, Gaming, Instagram, Tech, Netflix, Epic Games, Outage, UTC, Fortnite


Fortnite’s login and game are down

Fortnite is currently down for many players. The Twitter account for the Epic Games’ title, now the most popular video game in the world, confirmed the problem, tweeting “We’re aware that players are experiencing issues when attempting to use Epic Games services. We’re currently working on a resolution and will keep you updated. We’re aware that players are experiencing issues when attempting to use Epic Games services. We’re currently working on a resolution and will keep you updated. — For...
Tags: TC, Gaming, Instagram, Tech, Netflix, Epic Games, Outage, UTC, Fortnite


Instagram outage forces millions to look directly at the world for nearly half an hour

Photo-sharing app and social network Instagram was briefly taken offline on Monday afternoon, causing nothing of consequence to occur other than a brief respite from one source of the constant deluge of inconsequential information to which we all voluntarily submit ourselves. The service died at about 4:20, tragically the very moment when millions of people were turning to the app, for the third time that hour, desperately hoping to pass the time until the end of the workday. At least this wa...
Tags: Social, Instagram, Tech, Outage


911 emergency services go down across the US after CenturyLink outage

911 emergency services in several states across the U.S. remain down after a massive outage at a CenturyLink datacenter. The outage began after 12pm ET on Thursday, according to CenturyLink’s status page, and continues to cause disruption across 911 call centers. Some states have seen their services restored. CenturyLink has not said what caused the outage, but said in its latest update — around 11am ET on Friday — that the company said that it was “ seeing good progress, but our service restora...
Tags: Security, Mobile, 911, Government, Massachusetts, US, Tech, Missouri, Federal Communications Commission, Pai, Outage, Boston Massachusetts, Salt Lake City Utah, Seattle Washington, Centurylink, Ajit Pai


Amazon isn’t alone: Philips Hue has been experiencing holiday outages

Owners of Philips Hue smart lights were hit by an untimely outage this week that kept them from being able to enjoy the new connected devices they just unwrapped during the holidays. The post Amazon isn’t alone: Philips Hue has been experiencing holiday outages appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Amazon, News, Trends, Smart Home, Philips, Philips Hue, Outage


Alexa crashed on Christmas Day

Amazon this morning said its Alexa devices were among the holiday season’s best-sellers, particularly the Echo and Echo Dot. But the influx of new users setting up their devices for the first time on Christmas Day appeared to be more than Alexa could handle. The service crashed briefly on Christmas, as thousands of new Alexa device owners tried to connect their Echo to Amazon’s servers around the same time. The Guardian first reported the Alexa outage, which began around 10 AM GMT and led exi...
Tags: Amazon, Gadgets, Echo, Europe, Tech, Spain, Ireland, Italy, Alexa, Outage, Alexa Service, Australia India New Zealand Germany Japan, RY Amazon Help, BH Amazon Help @AmazonHelp


Amazon Alexa goes AWOL for many users

Some Amazon Alexa users are currently having problems reaching the voice assistant. Instead of reacting to commands, Alexa simply says “sorry, something went wrong.” Amazon hasn’t commented publicly yet on the issue. Based on tweets and Down Detector, users began having trouble reaching Alexa around 7AM PST. While some had their connection issues resolved quickly, many others are still waiting. #AlexaDown ! Now I have to remember how to turn the lights on and off again! — Erin Boyle (@erinbo...
Tags: Travel, Amazon, TC, Gadgets, Australia, United States, Amazon Web Services, Alexa, Voice Assistant, Outage, Amazon Alexa, Erin Boyle, Amazon Dot, Holly Ross Tong, Amy Gail, United Kingdom Spain Germany


Apple’s iCloud is experiencing issues across more than a third of its services

Multiple iCloud tools are currently down for users around the world. Apple's cloud storage and cloud computing service includes features such as iCloud Drive, Photos, iCloud Mail, iCloud Calendar, and Find My iPhone. The post Apple’s iCloud is experiencing issues across more than a third of its services appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Apple, Mobile, News, Cloud Storage, Trends, Computing, Icloud, Outage, Icloud Outage


YouTube is back after crashing for users around the world

It's rare to see YouTube suffer serious issues, but the site went down around the world for a period of time on October 16. It's back now, and we can confirm it's loading normally on desktop and mobile. The post YouTube is back after crashing for users around the world appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Mobile, News, Youtube, Video Streaming, Trends, Social Media, Web, Computing, Outage


YouTube down! Video-streaming site has crashed for users around the world

It's rare to see YouTube suffer serious issues, but at the time of writing, the site appears to be down for many of its users around the world. It's only just happened, and the company says it's dealing with the problem. The post YouTube down! Video-streaming site has crashed for users around the world appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: News, Youtube, Trends, Web, Outage


Amazon’s Alexa voice assistant goes silent across Europe

Users in Europe yesterday were met with an unsettling silence every time they made a request of Amazon Alexa, as the voice assistant suffered a major service outage across much of the continent. The post Amazon’s Alexa voice assistant goes silent across Europe appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Amazon, Europe, News, Trends, Smart Home, Alexa, Outage, Amazon Alexa, Amazon Alexa outage


Amazon Alexa devices suffer a major outage across Europe

Users in Europe yesterday were met with an unsettling silence every time they made a request of Amazon Alexa, as the voice assistant suffered a major service outage across much of the continent. The post Amazon Alexa devices suffer a major outage across Europe appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Europe, News, Trends, Smart Home, Alexa, Outage, Amazon Alexa, Amazon Alexa outage


A second massive Comcast outage leaves customers without service this month

Comcast is aware of a massive outage today. Although the cause of the problem has been identified, Comcast has not given an estimate on when business and residential customers can expect their phone, video, and internet restored. The post A second massive Comcast outage leaves customers without service this month appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Business, News, Internet, Trends, Comcast, Computing, Outage


Google Home and Chromecast are down, affecting users worldwide

It’s not just Slack — there’s a Google Home and Chromecast outage, too. A Google spokesperson confirmed to TechCrunch that there’s an issue affecting “some” of its customers of these platforms, and it’s currently investigating the issue and working on a solution. The company declined to share other information about the nature of the outage or how many customers were without access. It’s not unusual for cloud services to go down at times due to software issues or data center problems, but it ...
Tags: Google, Home, TC, Tech, Chromecast, Harlem, Outage, Akash Singh, Netflix HBO, Google Home, Google Home Mini, Chromecast Product Forum, Twitter Hey Chromecast, Google Home Mini Saying Hey Google


Yes, Netflix was down, but it’s back up again

If you had trouble accessing Netflix earlier today, you weren’t alone. Netflix tweeted that it was “aware” of streaming issues, but said soon afterward that they had been resolved. We are aware of members having trouble streaming on all devices. We are investigating the issue and appreciate your patience. — Netflix CS (@Netflixhelps) June 11, 2018 The streaming issues we reported earlier have now been resolved. Thank you for your patience, and as always, happy streaming! — Netflix CS (@Netf...
Tags: Startups, TC, Netflix, Streaming, Outage


Comcast outage takes out phone and internet service across the U.S.

If you're an Xfinity customer having a hard time connecting to the internet, you can blame the problem on a nationwide Comcast outage. Fortunately, service is slowly being restored as of this afternoon. The post Comcast outage takes out phone and internet service across the U.S. appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: News, Internet, Trends, Comcast, Computing, Outage, U S


Amazon’s Alexa has lost her voice, and this time, it’s serious

It's been nearly a month since Alexa pretended to lose her voice for Amazon's big Super Bowl ad, but now, it would appear that life is imitating art (or that art was extremely clairvoyant). Alexa has quite literally lost her voice. The post Amazon’s Alexa has lost her voice, and this time, it’s serious appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Amazon, News, Trends, Smart Home, Alexa, Outage


Astrophysicists want to shield Earth from solar flares with … a giant magnet?

A huge solar flare could hit Earth in the next century, and these scientists think a massive loop of conducive wire could save us from destruction. The post Astrophysicists want to shield Earth from solar flares with … a giant magnet? appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Space, Technology, Trends, Earth, Features, Sun, Apocalypse, Outage, Emerging Tech, Solar Flare


After three days, Skype’s outage is resolved

 After three days of connectivity issues which prevented some Skype users from being able to log in, make calls, or send and receive messages, the company says it has now fully resolved the problem. What it isn’t saying – at least not yet – is what exactly happened. Microsoft’s decision to stay silent on an incident of this length and scale – the outage impacted… Read More
Tags: Security, TC, Apps, Microsoft, Tech, Skype, Outage


Skype outage causing connectivity issues, company says it’s a “global incident”

 Microsoft’s recently updated communications app Skype has been suffering connectivity issues which began on Monday, June 19th, and are continuing today. After hours of downtime on Monday, the company confirmed the issue via a blog post and tweet, which stated that an incident was causing users to either lose connectivity to the application or lose their ability to send and receive… Read More
Tags: Security, Social, TC, Microsoft, Tech, Skype, Outage


Crunch Report | Uber Adds Tipping

Netflix launches a “choose your own adventure” style cartoon for children, Uber adds tipping as the first change in its “180 days of change” campaign, Skype outage causes connectivity issues and Boom has 76 pre-orders for its supersonic Jet. All this on Crunch Report. Read More
Tags: TC, Uber, Daily, Technology, News, Review, Cable, Tech, Report, Netflix, Airplanes, Silicon Valley, Boom, Choose Your Own Adventure, Jets, Drivers


Almost all Google Homes began failing on June 3, but have now been fixed

If your smart home hub from Google wasn't so smart this weekend, don't worry -- it wasn't that you were dumb, nor were you alone. Rather, there was a Google Home outage over the weekend, and there was a "nearly 100 percent failure rate." The post Almost all Google Homes began failing on June 3, but have now been fixed appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Google, Home, Trends, Web, Outage, Google Home, Google Homes


A massive Google Home outage began on June 3, but has been fixed

If your smart home hub from Google wasn't so smart this weekend, don't worry -- it wasn't that you were dumb, nor were you alone. Rather, there was a Google Home outage over the weekend, and there was a "nearly 100 percent failure rate." The post A massive Google Home outage began on June 3, but has been fixed appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Google, Home, Trends, Web, Outage, Google Home


Crunch Report | Sprig Is Shutting Down

Sprig is shutting down, Sergey Brin is building a giant airship, Nielsen’s latest data show a ton of people still watch content on TV and bitcoin experiences an outage from all the bitcoin ups and downs. All this on Crunch Report. Read More
Tags: Food, TC, Daily, TV, Technology, News, Review, Tech, Report, Sergey Brin, Ratings, Silicon Valley, Nielsen, Recap, Stock, Coinbase