• Popular websites and apps suffer outage that is fixed after approximately 90 minutes

    11 days ago - By Phone Arena

    A major internet outage this morning took several popular websites and mobile apps offline for roughly an hour and a half today and all fingers pointed to a problem-later repaired-with Akamai's DNS system.
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  • A DNS outage just took down a large chunk of the internet

    11 days ago - By TechCrunch

    A large chunk of the internet dropped offline on Thursday. Some of the most popular sites, apps and services on the internet were down, including UPS and FedEx , Airbnb, Fidelity, and others are reporting Steam, LastPass, and the PlayStation Network are all experiencing downtime.
    Many other websites around the world are also affected, including media outlets in Europe.
    What appears to be the cause is an outage at Akamai, an internet security giant that provides networking and content delivery services to companies. At around 11 a.m. ET, Akamai reported an issue with its Edge DNS, a service...
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  • PSA: Amazon, PSN, Airbnb, and half the internet is down

    11 days ago - By The Next Web

    The websites of some of the world's biggest banks, airlines, and gaming services are down following a massive outage. Amazon, Airbnb, and UPS are among countless sites that have gone offline for many users. Gamers have been hit particularly hard. Users of the PlayStation Network, Steam, and Fortnite have all reported network issues. DownDetector, which tracks outages around the world, is still going strong though: Where the heck is downdetector hosting their platform?! They're the only ones I can depend on to be up when there is a large scale outage. pic.twitter.com/pZ83hdKGPi - Ken...
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  • It's not just you: Thousands of major websites just went offline

    It's not just you: Thousands of major websites just went offline

    11 days ago - By TheBoyGeniusReport

    In what is becoming an alarmingly common occurrence , some of the internet's biggest websites, apps, and services have gone offline. At around 10:00 a.m. ET on Thursday, outages for dozens of popular services were reported on DownDetector. PlayStation Network, HBO Max, Amazon, FedEx, Airbnb, and Mcdonald's are just a few of the top websites and apps that were impacted. Reports indicated that more than 32,000 websites were knocked offline in this major outage.
    Some of the affected websites and services are back online as of 12:45 p.m. ET, but many others are not. At the moment, I am unable...
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  • Internet outage takes down multiple sites including Canadian banks, Costco, Steam, PSN and more

    Internet outage takes down multiple sites including Canadian banks, Costco, Steam, PSN and more

    11 days ago - By MobileSyrup

    Update: Downdetector shows issues with several services that form the backbone of the web, including Cloudflare, AWS and Akamai. Cloudflare's CEO tweeted that the company wasn't at fault, while The Verge points out that Akamai's status page confirms the company is investigating an issue with its ‘Edge' DNS service. Considering several of the impacted sites list DNS errors, it seems Akamai could be the culprit.
    It appears several websites and online services are down for some Canadians. The scope seems quite large - several banking services, social networks like TikTok and gaming services...
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  • Akamai outages takes down Steam, LastPass, PlayStation Network, and more

    Akamai outages takes down Steam, LastPass, PlayStation Network, and more

    11 days ago - By Windows Central

    A DNS outage appears to be the cause of a long list of big websites going down.
    What you need to know
    Several major websites are down right now due to an Akamai outage.
    Steam, PlayStation Network, Amazon, HBO Max, and many other websites are down.
    This is a developing story, and we'll update it as more information becomes available.
    Updated July 22, 2021 at 1 PM ET: Based on Downdetector, some sites appear to be back online. Reports of issues for the affected websites started dropping dramatically around 12:43 PM ET.
    Steam, LastPass, PlayStation Network, and many major websites are down...
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  • Major websites taken down in what appeared to be widespread outage - CNET

    11 days ago - By CNET

    Banks, retailers and popular video games were impacted, though some sites have returned.
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  • Internet down: Huge outage takes some major sites offline

    Internet down: Huge outage takes some major sites offline

    11 days ago - By SlashGear

    It's not just you, it's Steam, PlayStation, Disney, GoDaddy, Amazon, UPS, LastPass, and a whole bunch of other websites that are out-of-commission right this minute. One part of the problem appears to be an issue with the content distribution network Akamai. Tracking for the service suggests that they're experiencing an “emerging issue with the Edge DNS service.” Major issues...
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