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O2 apologises for bank holiday outages

One of the UK’s largest mobile networks, O2, has issued an apology for outages experienced by its users throughout the bank holiday Monday. While the telecoms provider didn’t explain what it was that may have caused the problem, it did confirm that service had resumed before midnight. It has stated …

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Sony settles in PSN hack case, will give out freebies

Three years ago, when the world was new and the PlayStation was three rather than four, the PSN went down for a whole month. Since then Sony has been fighting a class action lawsuit in the United States, battling claims that it give compensation for the downtime. It’s now made an official …

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Technical glitch downs NASDAQ stock exchange

American stock exchange, NASDAQ, saw trading halt for several hours yesterday, in the wake of what has been described as a “technical glitch,” with the system. It saw some orders cancelled and even the New York Stock Exchange ceased trading temporarily. According to the Wired breakdown, NASDAQ officials announced the …

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Hotmail still down for some after 12 hours


Microsoft’s Hotmail and Outlook services went down for a big portion of the user base earlier this morning and over 12 hours on there’s still a lot of people unable to access their email. While this writer has no problem accessing his old Hotmail account, the Microsoft Status page is …

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Xbox Live is down

Xbox 360

Microsoft’s Xbox Live platform has gone down. Apparently the software giant is aware of the problem as the service status page has been updated with errors and explanations, but no reason has been given for the downtime as of yet. It appears to have been unintended. At the time of …

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