Amazon revealed that the AWS outage that partially turned off the internet earlier this week was caused by an authorized S3 team member who inputted the wrong command while trying to remove a few servers during routine maintenance. That error caused many more servers to go offline than was intended.
Google is officially opening up its Assistant AI beyond Pixel devices to Android users running Nougat and Marshmallow, though they haven’t specified which devices will get it first. Google is also updating its Allo messaging app to include a quick shortcut to Assistant from inside the compose box, making it easier to tap into the power of Assistant while chatting.
After rumors began to spread that the next wave of iPhones might ditch Apple's proprietary Lightning connector for a USB-C port, Apple analyst Ming Chi Kuo expects the lightning port to stick around while still supporting fast charging thanks to the adoption of USB Type-C Power Delivery technology.
Plus, Netflix has projects for makers, a Norwegian broadcaster is quizzing would-be commenters before they post to cut down on trollish behavior, and Alex Kantrowitz from Buzzfeed discusses why he thinks Snap has a tough row to hoe now that its IPO is on the books.
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- Summary of the Amazon S3 Service Disruption in the Northern Virginia (US-EAST-1) Region
- Starting today, more Android users can get help from Google Assistant
- Google updates Allo with GIF-sharing, animated emoji, and one tap to reach Assistant
- Ming-Chi Kuo Says All 2017 iPhones Will Have Lightning Connectors With USB-C Fast Charging
- Norwegian site fights troll rants by making them pass a quiz before commenting
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- Snapchat Hits $34 Billion Valuation In First Day Of Trading
- Frustrated Snap Social Influencers Leaving For Rival Platforms
- Angry Neighbors Protest Outside Snap Offices Ahead Of Highly Anticipated IPO
- Nintendo Switch game cartridges taste offensively bad, trust us (update)