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Xbox Live Is Currently “Limited”

We all have our favourite way of playing online, and those that use Xbox Live may have a bit of trouble this morning when it comes to enjoying that quick game before work or school. Currently,…

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Twitter Suffers Massive Outage

Twitter didn’t have the best stability record when it first launched and there were so many downtimes that we even got a nickname for them, the fail whale. Recently Twitter has upped the service standard and…

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Here is Why You Might Have Trouble With WhatsApp Tonight

Today is one of the days where most calls are made and most messages are sent, and that goes for the whole world. Traditionally people have been using the normal phone connections and the SMS features…

DDoS Attacks

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UK E-tailers Taken Offline by DDoS Attacks

Yesterday, UK based e-tailers were the apparent victims of a DDoS attack that took Aria Technology, Novatech, and Scan Computers websites offline. Channelweb reported that Aria Taheri, the owner of Aria Technology said that after the business’s…

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Reports of iPhone 6S & Plus Randomly Powering Down

Smartphones have moved on leaps and bounds over the last decade, the processing power which is confined within a portable device is quite mind-blowing. But, these devices do have their problems which include generally poor battery…

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Facebook Down – Again

Facebook suffered a major outage, which at the time of writing is still ongoing. It’s unclear what the issue is at this time, but it’s immediately apparent that it’s a major problem. The site went down just…

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Skype Plagued by Network Connectivity Issues

The Skype client is currently experiencing a whole range of connection issues and sporadically showing contacts as offline. Skype has released a statement surrounding the network hiccups and clarified: “We have detected an issue that is affecting…

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Daybreak Games Under Attack after CEO Threatening Lizard Squad

Publicly attacking the cyber bullies Lizard Squad might not have been the best idea that Daybreak Games CEO John Smedley ever had. A day after he made headlines with his twitter posts, the massively multiplayer online zombie…

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Iraq Prevents Exam Cheating by Cutting the Entire Internet

There are many ways to prevent cheating in exams, there is the honour system, extra checks, and verifications – or you can go all out like Iraq did last week where it cut off the internet…

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The Times of DDR4 Costing More Is Almost Behind Us

DDR4 memory has been on the market for some time now and up until recently it had one major problem – the price. The DDR4 memory prices were also the only reason that I went with…

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Apple Store Down Ahead of Watch Event

There are just a few hours until the Apple Watch event starts and the Apple Store is down in anticipation. At 5 PM GMT today, Apple will show off the new Apple Watch during the launch…

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The Pirate Bay Has Trouble Finding Safe Harbour

The Pirate Bay has been back online for a couple of weeks now, but it has been far from smooth sailing for the site. The main problem for them is to find an ISP that actually…

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Amazon Experiences Europe-Wide Outage

Last night, users of Amazon in the UK, Denmark, Germany or many other places in Europe for that matter, found themselves locked out of the preeminent online store for quite some time. With this and the company’s Instant…

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Lizard Squad Claims Responsibility for Facebook Outage

As you probably know by now, Facebook and Instagram both experienced outages in the last few hours. Droves of Social Media addicts turned to Twitter to vent their frustrations at the “social apocalypse”. Now, news has…

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North Korea’s Internet Appears to Be Under Cyber Attack

North Korean internet has never been very stable, nor is it accessible to many of the citizens. It’s more a tool for North Korea to have access to the outside world and their connections, or so…

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Ars Technica Taken Down in Apparent Hack

Popular tech news site Ars Technica was taken down yesterday in an apparent hack. The site went black, literally, for a short while before coming back up. A black screen said “Ars security” along with some…

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Lizard Squad Supposedly Unmasked by Rivals

Pesky hacker group Lizard Squad, who have launched a number of attacks upon Xbox Live and the PlayStation Network (among many others) have apparently been unmasked by a rival group. ‘The Finest Squad’ wrote that they had…

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Could This be the End for The Pirate Bay?

Police in Sweden have reportedly taken down popular torrent site The Pirate Bay. The site has also been down today, notable as it is seemingly the first time in months users haven’t been able to access it.…

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Lizard Squad Takes Down PlayStation Network! Again?

What is with these hacking teams taking down gaming servers? Not only are they threatening to take down the entirety of Xbox Live forever, but they’re still beating the hell out of the PlayStation servers. It’s…

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Craigslist Knocked Offline

Craigslist was knocked offline yesterday (Sunday) and at the time of writing, it still hasn’t come back. The suspected DNS hijack was previously redirecting visitors to a website called Digital Gangster. The Next Web points out that…

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Pebble to Push new Modular Smart Watch in 2015

2015 will see smart watch manufacturer Pebble release their next generation highly customizable product choices. Not only will they reportedly contain the ability to be strapped to your wrists via a plastic, metal case or leather strap – but…

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Halo: Master Chief Collection Down after Official Launch

It was to be expected, but shortly after the launch of Halo: The Master Chief Collection, the servers began to fail. Not only have they had issues with the live stream of the HaloFest event, but the…

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Ebay Has Been down for 5 Hours!

The auction giant and marketplace Ebay has been down since around noon, with the first reports starting around 11:25 GMT. This is a really long outtake for a site like this and so far there hasn’t…

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Facebook Offline for a Short While

“My life is over” – Most 13-19 year olds throughout the world today. As of 1PM PST however, the popular social network is back online in all affected countries. Today at 12:40pm PST, users from the…

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Microsoft’s Azure Virtual Machine, Cloud Services down for Many

On August 18, starting just before 2 p.m. ET/11 a.m. PT, users across the globe began reporting problems with Microsoft’s Azure virtual machines, web sites and other cloud services. “Starting at 18 Aug 2014 17:49 UTC…

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Facebook Outage Lasts Around 30 Minutes, Prevents Millions of Users from Connecting

The popular social media network known as Facebook appears to have been down for most users today. Reports were coming in from Europe, with countries such as Belgium, UK, France, Romania and others, as well as…

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Trans-Atlantic Network Outage Affecting Internet Traffic Between US & EU

Over the last few hours we have been hearing a lot of people comment through the likes of Facebook that they are having problems in getting online to a number of major and smaller sites around…