Slack is still down and it’s past 5 o’clock, so go home (Update: It’s back)

Slack has been down for just over an hour, according to its official status page — which itself was down when I first checked a few minutes after the widely-used productivity tool bit it for us. At

Forward Networks nets $16M to help prevent network outages

As IP networks continue to grow and become ever more complex, and people become ever more dependent on them staying up all the time, a startup that is building software tools to help administrators ke

AWS cloudsplains what happened during S3 storage outage

AWS took a lot of heat when its S3 storage component went down for several hours on Tuesday, and rightly so, but today they published a post-mortem explaining exactly what happened complete with tech

The day Amazon S3 storage stood still

By now you’ve probably heard that Amazon’s S3 storage service went down in its Northern Virginia datacenter for the better part of 4 hours yesterday, and took parts of a bunch of prominen

Crunch Report | Chelsea Manning to Be Freed in May

Chelsea Manning is going to be freed this May, Zoom video conferencing raises $100 million, Vine is shutting down -- today is the last day to grab your videos, Google Drive has been experiencing inter

Slack is down, so enjoy your three-day weekend

Chat and collaboration app Slack is experiencing serious outages today, but we're not sure of the nature or extent of the disaster, because status.slack.com is also inaccessible! What? This is like a

Apple Expands Its System Status Page To Be More Comprehensive, Tracks Services, Stores And iCloud

Apple is still pretty new to the cloud computing and storage game - and sometimes it <a target="_blank" href="http://www.tuaw.com/2012/09/12/two-day-icloud-mail-outage-continues-to-frustrate-users/">

It’s Outage Week: Cloudflare Went Down This Morning

Apparently not wanting <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2012/09/12/godaddy-gives-downed-websites-a-free-month-of-hosting">GoDaddy</a> and <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2012/09/14/github-exp

Xbox Live and Zune going down for maintenance on Monday

Anybody who completely relies on Microsoft for all of their entertainment needs is going to be bored straight out of their minds when Monday, September 29th rolls around. At 12:01 AM PST, both the Xbo

Third Mediterranean undersea cable cut by ship anchors

Seriously — three in a week? This sounds more like sabotage. Anyway, it seems another cable has been cut in off of Egypt, slowing down web traffic from Dubai to India. It should be repaired in t

Halo 3 Causes Xbox Live To Crap Out

“GODDAMNIT BRO, XBOX LIVE WON’T LET ME LOG ON! WTF.” According to the official Xbox forums, lots of gamers have been experiencing outages on Xbox Live following the Halo 3 launch. Co