Small changes make a big difference in nuclear plant's productivity
(Phys.org) —Many have been told that "time is money," but perhaps few have heard the cliché and imagined $48 million on the line.
Adobe's Creative Cloud suffers lengthy outage
Adobe's Creative Cloud software subscription service has been inaccessible for the past day for the 1.8 million designers, Web developers and other creative professionals who pay to use it.
Report: Washington 911 calls got stuck in Colorado
A report to regulators on the statewide 911 outage in Washington says emergency calls failed because they were stuck in a processing center in Colorado.
Fed survey: Winter storms holding back US economy (Update)
A Federal Reserve survey shows severe weather held back economic growth in much of the U.S. from January through early February. Even so, conditions strengthened in most regions, thanks to slight gains in areas such as employment ...
What use are apps when your web infrastructure is underwater?
According to Ofcom, 80% of adults in the UK had access to the internet in 2013 and each spent about 35 hours online each month. And half of all adults in the UK access the web using their mobile phones, spe ...
Google apologizes after online services stumble
Google apologized Friday after the Internet giant's widely used free email and an array of other services were disrupted by apparent software woes.
Gmail stumbles as Google services disrupted
Google's widely used free email stumbled Friday as some of the Internet giant's services were disrupted by apparent software woes.
China censors may have caused huge Internet outage
China's Internet suffered a massive breakdown as traffic was routed to an overseas site linked to the banned religious group Falun Gong—a fiasco a cyber-monitoring group Wednesday blamed on the country's ...
Professor offers insight to recent Caribbean earthquakes
(Phys.org) —A 6.4-magnitude earthquake shook Puerto Rico Mon., Jan. 13. It caused some power outages and cracked floors, but no major damage or injuries were reported.
Israeli govt websites briefly downed by power outage
Israeli government websites were briefly downed on Thursday by a power cut at a server facility, a finance ministry official told AFP.
Nissan Leafs can now power the office, as well as the home
Nissan has carried out a successful early field test of a system that will allow companies to regulate their electricity bills using the batteries of Nissan LEAFs used by their staff to commute to work. "Vehicle-To-Building" ...
Keeping the lights on: Mechanical engineer finds a way to predict cascading power outages
A method of assessing the stability of large-scale power grids in real time could bring the world closer to its goal of producing and utilizing a smart grid. The algorithmic approach, developed by UC Santa ...
Lingering Yahoo Mail outage prompts apology
An outage at Yahoo Mail stretched into its second day on Wednesday, prompting the US Internet pioneer to apologize to unhappy users.
Guyana and Suriname lose Internet, overseas calls
The Guyana Telephone and Telegraph Co. says damage to an undersea fiber-optic cable has caused a phone and Internet outage that affected much of the country along with neighboring Suriname.