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8 Jun 5:48pm How an outage at an obscure cloud computing company triggered a worldwide internet freakout
The Independent
The outage only lasted a few hours, but it knocked down the sites of the New York Times and UK government – and sent the company’s stock soaring
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8 Jun 2:35pm Updated Internet down: Fastly says issue that hit major websites is fixed – but problems could still remain
The Independent
The issue that took down much of the internet has been fixed – but problems could still remain, the company at the centre of it has said.
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8 Jun 1:57pm Apple Music update pushes out new ‘spatial audio’ and lossless versions of tracks
The Independent
Apple has pushed out its new “spatial audio” and lossless versions of tracks, in a major update to its Music platform.
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8 Jun 1:41pm iOS 15: iPhone’s new ‘Focus’ feature intended to help users switch off from work
The Independent
Apple has revealed new features for the iPhone that aim to make it easier to switch off from work.
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8 Jun 1:29pm Nasa announces ‘fundamental physics’ breakthrough to explain why the Sun is exploding
The Independent
A ‘Rosetta Stone’ explosion, as the space agency described it, gave scientists new insight into outbursts from the surface of the Sun
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8 Jun 1:26pm Updated Internet down: Many of world’s biggest websites crash, including Amazon, UK government and Reddit
The Independent
Large swathes of the internet broke after an apparent problem with the infrastructure underpinning many of the world’s biggest websites.
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8 Jun 1:04pm Updated ANOM: Hundreds arrested in massive global crime sting using messaging app
BBC
Hundreds are arrested worldwide after using the ANOM app, where their messages were monitored.
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8 Jun 12:55pm Updated New NHS patient data store delayed by two months
BBC
The creation of a central store of data from GP records in England had been due to start on 1 July.
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8 Jun 12:13pm US military looking into rockets to deliver goods around the world
The Independent
The military hopes to use the vehicles to deliver supplies to remote locations
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8 Jun 11:39am Updated Fastly down: What is the company at the centre of global internet outage – and how could a CDN break the web
The Independent
A vast internet outage, breaking much of the internet, seems to be the result of problems at just once company.
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8 Jun 10:39am Apple pays millions in iPhone-repair explicit photo case
BBC
Intimate images and videos were shared from a woman's iPhone while it was being repaired.
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8 Jun 8:32am Updated Websites begin to work again after major breakage
BBC
Cloud computing provider Fastly, which was behind the problems, said it was implementing a fix.
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8 Jun 7:14am Elon Musk responds to Anonymous bitcoin threats with crying laughing emoji
The Independent
Tesla share price rose despite threats from online activists
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8 Jun 7:03am Massive internet outage hits websites including Amazon, gov.uk and Guardian
The Guardian
Technical problem traced to network run by Fastly brings some sites down entirely A massive internet outage has affected websites including the Guardian, the UK government’s website
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8 Jun 6:18am Major newspaper and government websites down
BBC
Early reports blame problems with a cloud computing provider
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8 Jun 5:00am 10 kitchen gadgets you really don’t need – from garlic presses to spiralizers
The Guardian
The average household has more than £300 worth of unused cookery kit. Here, experts offer tips on how to make bread, ice-cream and other delicious foods without fancy contraptions Jacob Kennedy’s home kitchen is full of things he rarely uses: a sushi mat, a coconut grater, a pestle and mortar, even a borrowed
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8 Jun 1:51am Miami Beach penthouse becomes America’s most expensive property paid for in cryptocurrency
The Independent
Details on buyer and the specific cryptocurrency used remain unknown due to confidentiality agreements
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8 Jun 1:00am Revert to type: how Goa’s last typewriter repair shop defied the digital age
The Guardian
Luis Abreu once thrived on servicing India’s many typewriters but computers are eclipsing his trade In Goa’s capital, Panaji, on Rua São Tomé, not far from the main post office, is a shop that offers packaging services. For a small fee, they will wrap your parcel in a sheet of muslin sewn with precise stitches to protect its contents from being damaged in the post. It started as a sideline to the main business of the store, but now it is the main earner for Luis Francisco Miguel de Abreu as he struggles to maintain one of the last typewriter repair shops in this Indian state.
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7 Jun 10:30pm Updated Colonial Pipeline: US recovers most of ransom, justice department says
BBC
The US Department of Justice says it has seized most of the $4.4m (£3.1m) paid to cyber-criminals.
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7 Jun 9:31pm E-bike sales boom despite high prices and confusing rules
BBC
Electric bike sales are soaring, despite high prices and confusing rules over their speed and power.
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