Amazon S3 Internet outage unleashes flood of apologies — from others

While Amazon Web Services hasn’t yet issued an apology via its social media channels regarding big problems today with its Simple Storage Service (S3), the company’s customers have turned to Twitter and Facebook to apologize to their own customers — while pointing the finger at AWS.

AWS, via its @awscloud Twitter account, did alert customers that “S3 is experiencing high error rates. We are working hard on recovering.” That was posted a bit after 2pm EST and Amazon has since posted a few updates, including a note about the status dashboard recovering.

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Smartphones to Cloud, world went through many revolutions, Internet of Things is next up

With cloud computing, smart phones, and wireless technology, machines can talk seamlessly to one another. IoT can monitor water usage as well.


Gartner’s 10 Strategic Technologies For Government, 2016 Include Internet of Things, Smart Machines

Gartner forecasts 25B IoT-based installed devices by 2020, with 6.8B alone in smart cities. Smart machines will become a catalyst of Industrie 4.0 adoption across global governments. Spending by national, federal and local governments worldwide on technology products and services is forecast to grow from $ 430.1B in 2016 to $ 476.1B by 2020.

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VW’s Cheating Proves We Must Open Up the Internet of Things

VW’s Cheating Proves We Must Open Up the Internet of Things

It’s been a rough year for code-embedded objects, from fraud to bankruptcy to connected things just not working.

The post VW’s Cheating Proves We Must Open Up the Internet of Things appeared first on WIRED.

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