Gmail Service Disrupted in New Google Mishap, Restored Within Hours

[ad_1] Google’s cloud-hosted email service suffered a “significant” disruption Tuesday, just a day after it went down during a massive outage of the internet giant’s platform. Google said on a status dashboard that it had Gmail operations back in order shortly before 00:00 GMT (5:30am IST), about two and a half hours after people started complaining of problems. “We apologise …

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Facebook Takes Swipe at Apple While Supporting Draft EU Rules

[ad_1] Facebook on Tuesday said it hopes new draft rules by the European Union aimed at curbing powers of big US companies could set boundaries for Apple Inc, its latest volley in an ongoing feud. The companies went up against each other after Apple announced a privacy feature allowing users to block advertisers from tracking them across different application. Facebook …

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Twitter to Shut Down Periscope Streaming App by March 2021 Due to Declining Usage, High Supporting Cost

[ad_1] Twitter on Tuesday said it would shut down live-streaming app Periscope, which it bought in 2015, due to declining usage over the past couple of years and high supporting costs. The mobile app has been in “an unsustainable maintenance-mode state” for a while, Twitter said in a blog post. “Over the past couple of years, we’ve seen declining usage …

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