AWS Outage: What is Amazon AWS S3 and why is it causing internet issues and outages today?

East Coast internet outage: Why is the internet down? What's causing internet issues today?

A Twitter Algorithm Knows When You're Drunk Tweeting

Twitter knows when you're drunk.

USPS Sunday Delivery is Amazon's First Step to Global Domination

The USPS has agreed to begin Amazon-only Sunday deliveries, as part of Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos' insidious quest for global dominance.

Netflix Outage: Streaming Site is Down Again, a Week After Major Crash

Recent reports show many customers affected by latest outage of the video streaming service.

Netflix Outage: Netflix Apologizes for Christmas Eve Outage

The provider of DVD-by-mail and internet streaming media apologized to its customers for a Christmas Eve outage that left millions of families unable to watch their beloved holiday classics.

Washington DC Weather Leads to Amazon Cloud Crash

The Instagram crash of 2012 taught us a few lessons about how Mother Nature hates you, how cloud servers work, and what Amazon needs to work on.

Facebook and Amazon Are Too Big to Fail, and Pintrest, Netflix Are Suffering

Between co-opting its cool and revolutionary filters and leaving it literally in the dark, Facebook and Amazon are doing a great job at trying to destroy Instagram.

Amazon and Instagram Crash: A Simple Guide to Why the Amazon Cloud System Went Down

Amazon's most recent outage highlights confusion over cloud services and what exactly the cloud is. Let's have a quick overview of this "cloud thing."

Instagram and Amazon Crash: What Happens to the Networks When They Blackout

Amazon's most recent outage highlights numerous challenges with cloud services. Before looking at a 'cloud' solution, let's look at how networking actually works.

Amazon Crash Causes Instagram and Netflix to Blackout: Is Cloud Computing Ready for Prime Time?

Two crashes in two weeks raise serious questions about the ability of cloud computing to withstand severe weather and the risks that come from hosting many popular websites in one location.