iCloud Outage Latest Service to Fall

· Andrew Orr · News

Following on the heels of Facebook, it appears that iCloud is also suffering some outages as shown on Apple’s System Status page.

Was the Facebook Outage Linked to This Criminal Investigation?

· Andrew Orr · Link

Conspiracy theory time. Yesterday Facebook suffered its biggest outage in its entire history. Other affiliated services like Instagram and WhatsApp were also affected. Facebook is also under a federal criminal investigation over its data sharing practices. Do you think the outage had anything to do with law enforcement seizing some of the company’s servers?

“We are cooperating with investigators and take those probes seriously,” a Facebook spokesman said in a statement. “We’ve provided public testimony, answered questions and pledged that we will continue to do so.”

Apple Maps Suffering from Service Outage

· Jeff Gamet · News

Apple Maps service outage

Apple Maps suffered a temporary outage Friday morning, leaving many people wondering how to get where they needed to go.