ESPN’s fantasy football site isn’t working on the most important day of the season

Update: Service has been restored and ESPN provided us with the following statement: “ESPN Fantasy is restored and we will continue to monitor. We identified a backend data access issue and resolved

Twitter Is Experiencing Site-Wide Issues, Including Timelines Not Updating And Profiles Not Loading (UPDATED)

According to <a target="_blank" href="">Twitter's status blog</a> and all of Facebook, the service appears to be experiencing site-wide iss

Flickr Suffers Outage Four Days After Major Revamp

Just four days after Yahoo-owned Flickr unveiled a brand-new upgrade, the site is experiencing major downtime for some—but not all—users. Flickr tweeted its acknowledgement of the site going dow

CloudFlare Was Down Due To Edge Routers Crashing, Taking Down 785,000 Websites Including 4chan, Wikileaks,

Security and caching service <a target="_blank" href="">CloudFlare</a> was down for close to an hour due to an issue with its edge routers. It's now back up and running. As t

After Last Week’s Worm, Tumblr Goes Dark Again; Company Says Outage Is Intentional To Resolve “Network Issue”

As you may have heard by now, this afternoon, many users have reported being unable to access their favorite mixed media blogging platform, Tumblr. The company confirmed this afternoon that this is no

GitHub Says Database Issues Caused This Week’s Outage and Performance Problems

A database migration gone awry caused the outage and poor availability that<a target="_blank" href=""> GitHub</a> customers experienced this week. In a <a target="_blank" href="htt

Gmail Suffers Downtime, Google Is Investigating [Update: It’s Back]

Gmail seems to be suffering from a bit of downtime this morning. Most of us here at TechCrunch haven't been able to log in to our accounts and the <a href="!/search/gmail">reports

Netflix Apologizes For Being Down

<img src="" /><a HREF="">Netflix</a> has sent certain users a 3% credit for a downtime they suffered o

PSA: Zune system to go down at 10PM Pacific

Just wanted to give you all a heads up, we got an email stating that the Zune system is undergoing scheduled maintenance starting in about an hour, and will be down all night. You should still be able

Gmail Now Really Down – Can I Get My Email Back Please (Update: Its Back)

We wrote this morning about Gmail suffering some turbulence, but it appears now that it has completely crashed and disappeared. Both Apps For Domain and the usual consumer Gmail service are down compl

Microsoft blames server strain, lack of staff for Xbox Live downtime

[photopress:cod4xbl.jpg,full,center] Xbox Live’s downtime around Christmas was due to server strain, with an unexpectedly large number of people (10 million) trying to sign up and play online. M

Xbox Live downtime could lead to recompense

Gamers who tried to log onto Xbox Live last week faced a problem: they couldn’t. That’s a hell of a problem, since the only major difference between Gold and Silver membership is the abili