Amazon.com’s website went down around 1 p.m. Pacific time today for as much as 45 minutes due to unknown causes.
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Apple iCloud services for identity, Game Center, account creation and sign-in, iTunes store purchases are experiencing service failures this morning for some users, Apple says on its system status page.
It’s not just you: Google has confirmed that Gmail has indeed experienced some service disruptions.
With scattered reports of customer defections in the wake of major outages, Amazon Web Services (AWS) announced today that it has expanded to the Asia Pacific region, and has opened a new data center in Australia.
Amazon’s EC2 cloud service appears to be fully restored after yesterday’s big outage, which took down sites and services including Reddit, Airbnb, Pinterest, Flipboard, GetGlue, Coursera, and Foursquare.
Someone claiming to be a member of hacker collective Anonymous who previously claimed to take down GoDaddy and Facebook has claimed responsibility for today’s big Amazon’s EC2 cloud outage.
Facebook says reports that its servers have been hacked by Anonymous are false, and that the company is actually experiencing outages on the European continent.
Web services provider GoDaddy has apologized to its customers for the outage Monday that crippled countless sites across the web, and it is offering one free month of service to nullify complaints.
After an investigation, web services company GoDaddy claims that its major outage yesterday was “not caused by external influences” and that a DDoS attack or a hack weren’t to blame.
Popular web hosting company GoDaddy has restored most of it services after a member of hacker collective Anonymous attacked the site.
A member of hacker collective Anonymous has claimed responsibility for the outage, and they said GoDaddy’s DNS servers were all taken offline.
Netflix has published an explanation of the Amazon EC2 outage that took down the video-streaming service for hours on June 29 and 30.
Verizon Wireless may be paying the price for being the first carrier in the world to widely roll out LTE 4G technology.
[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zQ1esvGae_s&w=560&h=315] BlackBerry users can breathe a sigh of relief. Research in Motion announced today that global BlackBerry services are “operating well” following a massive outage that began Monday and disrupted web, email, and messaging capabilities for tens of millions of customers.
In another move that threatens the health of its developer ecosystem, Twitter has nearly halved the number of times third-party applications can request data from the service.