Syria Dropped Off the Face of the Internet Again

Last week, Syria completely disappeared from the Internet, and not for the first time either. Since then, it poked its head back out into cyberspace, but not for long; Google's Transparency Report is showing that it's gone again. » 5/15/13 10:38am 5/15/13 10:38am

BlackBerry Service Is Dead Around the World. Again. (Updated)

History's repeated itself in record time, with hapless RIM's messaging, email, and web services all collapsing in a wheezing heap of death across Europe, the Middle East, and Africa, Reuters reports. The problem? Same as yesterday: a crashed European server. » 10/11/11 11:00am 10/11/11 11:00am

Last-Minute FCC Communications Tips to Get You Through Hurricane Irene …

Are you still there? Has power cut out yet? It's Irene, baby, and she's barreling down the New England seaboard as I type this! But don't panic. The FCC is here with some last-minute tips on communicating during the storm. » 8/28/11 9:00am 8/28/11 9:00am

I Hope Microsoft Got the Extended Warranty on Skype (Updated)

Skype is down, Skype is down! Well, for some people anyway. While the service outage isn't widespread enough to be a pandemic (working fine over here), enough users are reporting/complaining about it via Twitter to indicate a widespread whoops. » 5/26/11 8:26am 5/26/11 8:26am