Internet outage shuts down travel, banking sites and many others, plus online services including PlayStation Network

Internet outage shuts down travel, banking sites and many others, plus online services including PlayStation Network

Internet outage shuts down travel, banking sites and many others, plus online services including PlayStation Network A major internet outage Thursday disrupted many popular websites and online services. Among the companies reportedly facing at least some online disruption were UPS, FedEx, airlines Delta and Southwest, financial sites Charles Schwab, US Bank and Fidelity, HBO Max, Costco, EA, and tech companies Amazon, Google, and Microsoft. Game services including the PlayStation Network and Steam PC gaming store site were also affected. A note on the Downdetector.com site said, "Reports indicate there may be a widespread outage at Akamai, which may be impacting your service." Headquartered in Cambridge, Massachusetts, Akamai is one of only a few major content delivery networks including Amazon, Cloudflare and Fastly. A major disruption at Fastly in June affected a slew of sites including Amazon, Google, Reddit, Twitch, USA TODAY, CNN, The New York Times, the Financial Times and the U.K. government website. Activision Blizzard suit:California sues video game publisher over equal pay violations, sexual harassment Can cellphones cause cancer? 5 steps to minimize the risk Content delivery networks, …
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