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  1. Facebook takes blame for service outages, which hit wider WebRead the original story w/Photo

    3 min ago | The Globe and Mail

    A Facebook error message is seen in this illustration photo of a computer screen in Singapore in this June 19, 2014 file photo. Facebook appeared to be down early Janaury 27, 2015, with the social media site saying it is working on fixing the issue.

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  2. UPDATE 2-Facebook takes blame for service outages, which hit wider WebRead the original story

    8 min ago | Reuters

    Access to Facebook, the world's largest social network, and its Instagram photo-sharing site, were blocked around the world for up to an hour on Tuesday, which the company said later was due to an internal fault and not an outside attack. The outage at Facebook, which started around 0600 GMT, appeared to spill over and temporarily slow or block traffic to other major Internet sites, according to web and mobile user reports from around the globe.

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  3. Facebook goes down as hacking group claims responsibilityRead the original story w/Photo

    14 min ago | Mid Devon Star

    The sites both appeared with error messages and users had been complaining on Twitter, while 40-minute outages were also reported in the US and Asia. Facebook had 1.25 billion monthly active users at the end of September last year, while its photo-sharing service Instagram has 300 million active monthly users uploading around 70 million photos per day.

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  4. Xbox One Controller firmware update available for Preview membersRead the original story w/Photo

    17 min ago | TrustedReviews

    An Xbox One Wireless Controller firmware update is now available for Preview programme members. Microsoft is rolling out a firmware update for anyone in the Xbox One Preview programme today.

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  5. Microsoft FY 15 Q2 Revenue $26.5 billionRead the original story

    27 min ago | Anders Jacobsen's blog

    Although revenue was up, it seems that investors felt the traditional side of business of software licensing was weaker than they'd like. Cloud and Xbox showed strong revenues.

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  6. What caused outage? Facebook explainsRead the original story w/Photo

    39 min ago | ABS-CBN News

    Facebook, the world's largest social network, and its Instagram photo-sharing site, suffered temporary outages around the world for up to an hour on Tuesday and the company said later that an internal software networking error was to blame. The outage at Facebook appeared to spill over and temporarily slow or block traffic to other major Internet sites, according to web and mobile user reports from around the globe.

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  7. Facebook denies outage was due to hacking - reportRead the original story w/Photo

    40 min ago | Al Bawaba

    Facebook and Instagram users were temporarily prevented from accessing the social networking services on Tuesday, but Facebook said the outage was the result of a problem after a technical change and not the result of hacking, according to media reports . RT reported that the hacking group Lizard Squad had claimed responsibility for an attack on Facebook.

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  8. Xbox One's controller quicker, less wonky with latest previewRead the original story w/Photo

    49 min ago | Engadget

    If you've been experiencing random disconnection with your Xbox One's controller, there may be relief in site, according to a Major Nelson blog post. The latest preview features a controller update that's supposed to fix " issues submitted by customers and preview participants."

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  9. Facebook: We were to blameRead the original story w/Photo

    57 min ago | Iol.co.za

    A Facebook error message is seen in this illustration photo of a computer screen in Singapore in this June 19, 2014 file photo. Facebook appeared to be down early Janaury 27, 2015, with the social media site saying it is working on fixing the issue.

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  10. Facebook denies claims outage due to hacking attackRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Independent.ie

    Facebook took to rival Twitter to say: "We had network issues today related to a denial-of-service attack. Service now is restored for most people and we're investigating further."

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  11. Error blamed for Facebook blackoutRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Cyprus Weekly

    Facebook, the world's largest social network, and its Instagram photo-sharing site, suffered temporary outages around the world for up to an hour on Tuesday and the company said later that an internal software networking error was to blame. The outage at Facebook appeared to spill over and temporarily slow or block traffic to other major Internet sites, according to web and mobile user reports from around the globe.

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  12. UPDATE 1-Facebook says to blame for temporary outages of its sitesRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Reuters

    Facebook, the world's largest social network, and its Instagram photo-sharing site, suffered temporary outages around the world for up to an hour on Tuesday and the company said later that an internal software networking error was to blame. The outage at Facebook appeared to spill over and temporarily slow or block traffic to other major Internet sites, according to web and mobile user reports from around the globe.

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  13. No, Lizard Squad Was Not Responsible For Facebook OutageRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Forbes.com

    I cover security and privacy for Forbes. I've been breaking news and writing features on these topics for major publications since 2010.

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  14. Facebook, Instagram and Tinder all hacked leaving millions of users blocked from their profilesRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Daily Record

    A TWITTER account claiming to speak for "Lizard Squad" posted messages suggesting that it was behind an attack that temporarily blocked several major web sites. INTERNET sites including Facebook - the world's largest social media network - Instagram and other popular sites suffered temporary closure today.

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  15. Lizard Squad 'claims responsibility' for Facebook, Instagram outagesRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | The Nation

    Lizard Squad, the hacker group which claimed responsibility for hacking into Malaysia Airlines' website, has indicated that it was also responsible for Tuesday's worldwide Facebook and Instagram outages. "Facebook, Instagram, Tinder, AIM, Hipchat #offline #LizardSquad," tweeted the group at 2.36pm Tuesday.

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  16. Group claims Facebook hackRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Iol.co.za

    Facebook, the world's largest social network, and Instagram suffered temporary outages on Tuesday and a hacker group associated with other recent high-profile attacks claimed it caused the outages. Both sites, which have a total of 1.5billion users, appeared with error messages in the US, Europe and Asia.

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  17. The massive attack on FacebookRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Mercury

    EVERY commuter's nightmare came true today, as Facebook, Instagram and the dating app Tinder all went down at the same time - during peak hour. Facebook was first noticed to be offline around 5:15pm AEST.

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  18. Fable Legends: from beta to windows 10Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Examiner.com

    Lionhead Studios takes players back the whimsical world of Albion in their new game titled Fable Legends . The new addition to the Fable franchise was available for play at last year's E3 in the Microsoft demo area.

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  19. Microsoft reports profit dropRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Iol.co.za

    Microsoft on Monday reported that its quarterly profit dipped but revenue increased in a sign that it is adapting to lifestyles centered on mobile devices and cloud services. Bright spots during the three-month period ending December 31 included rising sales of Microsoft devices such as Surface tablets, Lumia smartphones, and Xbox One video game consoles.

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  20. Police/Fire reports 1/26/15Read the original story

    4 hrs ago | Columbia Daily Herald

    ... Monday on $15,000 bond. An incident of aggravated burglary was reported in the 200 block of 2nd Avenue. A Microsoft Xbox console valued at $200, Xbox games with a combined value of $1,500, a Vizio television valued at $500, five pairs of Rayban ...

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