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'Trying to keep morale up': Facebook outage brings the Twitter one-liners

When millions lose access to their cousin's friends' birthdays Thursday morning they turn to Twitter to ease the suffering with humor and a few great GIFs.

By September 24, 2015


T-Mobile to pay $17.5 million fine for 911 service outages

The company says that it has since made "significant changes and improvements" to its services to ensure a similar outage doesn't happen again.

By July 17, 2015


For Stephen Colbert, NYSE outage was 'Apocalypse Dow'

The late-night comedian lets the stress show over down time for the computers that move America's money.

By July 9, 2015


Apple's iTunes and App Stores back online after outage

The company's online stores were down for about 12 hours Wednesday because of an internal server error.

By March 11, 2015


Former Sprint exec lands at Mississippi wireless operator

Once Sprint's technology chief, Stephen Bye will soon head up strategy for rural operator C Spire, as the company decides whether to participate in the government's upcoming spectrum auction.

By September 30, 2015


Facebook, Instagram and Tinder outage was a Facebook mistake, not a hack

The social network admits the hour-long problem was caused by its own engineers.

By January 27, 2015


After outage, Sony makes peace offering to users of PlayStation Network

Sony is trying to make it up to gamers after an attack knocked the gaming network offline for several days over the holidays.

By January 2, 2015


North Korea blames US for Net outage, calls Obama a 'monkey'

The state's ruling body points the finger at Washington for continued Internet disruptions amid its dispute with the US over the Sony hack -- and hurls insults.

By December 27, 2014


Kim Dotcom takes credit for ending PSN, Xbox Live outage

The controversial tech entrepreneur offers hackers vouchers for his own Mega service in exchange for restoring services. It appears to have worked.

By December 26, 2014


iPhone 6S preorders begin with initial glitches

Preorders for Apple's two new phones were set to start online at 12:01 a.m. PT Saturday, but Apple's Web store wouldn't load for some users for nearly an hour. The firm's mobile app did work, however.

By September 12, 2015