“The Cupertino, Calif., company said less than 1% of customers have been unable to access document streaming, backup and photo services since midnight Pacific Time and throughout the morning,” Sherr reports. “Apple also said photos and other items sent through its messaging service may also be unavailable.”
Sherr reports, “Apple has given no indication that outage reported Thursday, affecting consumer services, is at all related or the result of criminal activity. Outages of this sort, which are not unusual in the industry, are often the result of software bugs or equipment malfunctions.”
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