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05:26  14 june  2019
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Target Registers Back Up After Huge Outage

Target Registers Back Up After Huge Outage Target stores around the nation were hit with reports of register outages on Saturday, but the retailer said they were back on line later in the day.

The outage lasted about 24 hours and affected Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp. Facebook blames 'server configuration change' for its longest outage ever. Facebook experienced worldwide outages for its apps and services for nearly a day, starting around noon Eastern Wednesday.

The company's main social network, its two messaging apps and image-sharing site Instagram Facebook Messenger's desktop version did not load - but the mobile app appeared to allow the The outage occurred against a political backdrop of legislators in the US and beyond considering whether

Instagram outage affected its homepage and mobile app© Getty instagram app logo

Instagram, the photo and video sharing social media platform owned by Facebook, experienced an outage Thursday affecting users in multiple countries. Visitors who tried accessing the Instagram homepage were greeted by an error message: "Sorry, something went wrong." The desktop site has since been restored.

CBS News tried accessing the Instagram app on the East Coast earlier Thursday, and the app rendered an error that read "couldn't refresh feed."

The company used Twitter around 6:40 p.m. ET to say it was aware of an issue affecting users' accounts and were working to remedy the issue. After 8 p.m. ET, the company again tweeted to say "we are now fully recovered."

Massive power outage hits Argentina, Uruguay: power companies

Massive power outage hits Argentina, Uruguay: power companies A massive outage blacked out Argentina and Uruguay Sunday, leaving both South American countries without electricity, power companies said. Uruguay's system went down at 7:06 am (1006 GMT), according to the Uruguayan power company UTE, which attributed the outage to "a fault in the Argentine network." Two Argentine power companies confirmed the failure knocked out electricity throughout Argentina, without specifying the cause. "A massive failure in the electrical interconnection system left all Argentina and Uruguay without power," Edesur Argentina said on Twitter.

The outage mainly affected users in the US and Europe but also hit parts of South America, Australia and Asia, according to a map by Downdetector. While Facebook has experienced lengthy outages in the past, downtime like this is unusual among the world's largest tech companies.

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Down Detector, a website that tracks global outages across social media platforms and websites, showed an apparent outage on the West and East coasts, which started around 5:30 p.m. ET. The site also showed outages in other spots across North America, South America, Europe, Asia, Australia and New Zealand.

Instagram outage affected its homepage and mobile app© Provided by CBS Interactive Inc. A look at a heat map showing an apparent Instagram outage as of 6:30 p.m. ET on Thu., June 13, 2019, according to Down Detector.

CNET has reached out to Instagram for comment and any additional details about cause of the outage. It doesn't appear any other Facebook-related services were impacted Thursday.

Google Calendar is back after global outage

Google Calendar is back after global outage Some users got 404 messages instead of meeting and event information. Problems started to crop up early in the morning, and Google tweeted that it was "experiencing a service disruption." Google didn't immediately have a comment on what caused the problem. A message, posted to the G Suite Status Dashboard at 7:22 a.m. PT, said the company was investigating reports of issues with Google Calendar and that affected users were unable to access the service. Google said that "system reliability is a top priority." Users reported trouble opening Google Calendar on desktop as well as mobile devices.

Instagram is an online photo-sharing and social networking service that lets users take pictures, apply filters to them and share those pictures in several ways, including through social networks such as Twitter and Facebook. Instagram is available as an application for iPhone, iPad and Android devices.

Create an account or log in to Instagram - A simple, fun & creative way to capture, edit & share photos, videos & messages with friends & family.

Earlier, an outage also hit the PlayStation Network, preventing users from accessing their accounts. The company acknowledged the snafu and thanked users "for your patience" while it investigated.

Manhattan Blackout Knocks Out Subways, People Reported Trapped.
A blackout has hit parts of Manhattan. It seems to be centered around the Upper West Side. There are reports of people trapped in elevators and the MTA says that there are subway outages. The outage comes 42-years to the day – almost to the hour – after the historic 1977 blackout that darkened the entire city. Con Ed says that the power went out just before 7 p.m. and the outage is centered on the Upper West Side from Times Square up to 72nd Street. require(["medianetNativeAdOnArticle"], function (medianetNativeAdOnArticle) { medianetNativeAdOnArticle.

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