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Massive internet outage hits websites including Amazon, gov.uk and Guardian | Internet

A massive internet outage has affected websites including the Guardian, the UK government’s website gov.uk, Amazon and Reddit. The issue made the sites inaccessible to many users for more than an hour on Tuesday morning.

The outage was traced to a failure in a content delivery network (CDN) run by Fastly. It began at about 11am UK time, with visitors to a huge number of sites receiving error messages including, “Error 503 service unavailable” and a terse “connection failure”.

Others affected included the publishers CNN, the New York Times, and the Financial Times, as well as the streaming services

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New Album from Tyler, the Creator Teased on Mysterious Website and Billboard

According to sleuths on Reddit, a mysterious new website (CallMeIfYouGetLost.com) and accompanying billboard seem to be teasing an upcoming album from Tyler, the Creator.

Both the site and the marquee include the words “Call Me If You Get Lost” as well as the phone number 1 (855) 444-8888. Give it a ring, and you’ll be treated to a nostalgic backing track, along with a woman’s voice saying things like, “His daddy fine,” “He got his looks from me,”  and “Tyler momma crazy.”

One user attempted to post the audio on Instagram, and received a note saying “Your

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Massive outage takes websites, including Amazon and major news sites, offline

Websites around the world, including major news sites, Amazon and the United Kingdom’s government page, were temporarily down during a massive outage early Tuesday.

Fastly, an American cloud computing services provider, said it began investigating the issue about 5:58 a.m. ET on its status page. The company, which provides content delivery services to many websites, said the issue was fixed within an hour.

“We identified a service configuration that triggered disruptions across our points of presence globally and have disabled that configuration,” Fastly told NBC News in a statement. “Our global network is coming back online.”

Multiple news outlets

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How much does it cost to build a website?

If you’re building a brand, you’ll need a website, whether it’s a one-page portfolio or a full-on eCommerce store. But how much does it cost to build a website?

That’s inevitably one of the first questions you’ll have, but in truth, website development costs vary. 

It all depends on how much work is required to build a website that suits your needs.

The good news is that you have plenty of options when it comes to choosing a website development process. The even better news is that this article breaks them all down for you.

From website builders to CMS

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Water waster website flooded with complaints

SALT LAKE CITY — A website created to take complaints about water wasters is getting flooded with complaints.

LINK: Submit your water waster complaints here

The Utah Division of Water Resources that as of Thursday afternoon, it had received 1,087 reports to its “Fame or Shame” website. That’s just within the first 24 hours of the site being publicized in Utah’s ongoing drought emergency. Of those tips, 28 were considered “fame” or praising someone for water conservation. The remaining 1,059 are “shame” and reporting a water waster.

By comparison? There were 167 complaints in all of 2020.

At a news

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Google Chrome will once again show a website’s full URL

Google has been cutting down the URL in Chrome’s omnibox search bar for the past few years, saying it makes it easier for users to identify trustworthy domains. However, it has now scrapped that experiment and will show the entire URL, as detailed in a developer document spotted by Android Police

At one point, Google planned to remove the URL entirely and just show search terms. More recently, it simplified the omnibox by hiding the “https://www” and only showing the domain name. At the time, Google said it was trying to make things simpler for the average user. “They’re

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