Now that tweets are running through Bloomberg financial terminals, Twitter has a greater responsibility to maintain uptime.
Even though you might wish your computer could be on forever, it's not really a great idea.
Target's site has already been tested by a spike in demand, and it fell over. Now Target.com is facing questions about uptime during the holiday rush.
Check to see if various sites are up (yours or someone else's) with this free Web tool, which checks up to 50 URLs every 15 minutes, and sends you an e-mail when something goes wrong.
Small Google Apps outages can accumulate without Google paying a penalty, Pingdom concludes. But service level agreements don't tell the whole story.
Company adds new translation abilities, potentially prepares for new YouTube ads, extends credit to paying Google Apps customers, and more.
The microblogging service's performance might have improved for some, but according to uptime monitor CheckMySite, it's still not where it should be.
The site uptime service has a new iPhone app that lets you check uptime while out and about. Future versions may add real-time notifications too.
Linden Lab CEO Philip Rosedale encourages users to be optimistic about the virtual world's frequent downages.
Keep an eye on downed Web sites with this simple Firefox extension.