The website for MegaCloud, a provider of free and paid consumer cloud storage, is inaccessible and users of the service are complaining on social media sites that they have not had access to their data for days.
Amazon Instant Video rivals the Netflix video streaming service, but both run on Amazon's cloud computing platform.
Twitter, the increasingly popular microblogging service, has come under recent criticism for allowing easy spread of false information.
The users are the believers, the non-users are the skeptics, one expert says.
LinkedIn, the professional social media network, is suffering intermittent service disruptions Wednesday.
Customers, particularly higher-end large enterprises, want complete end-to-end services, which individual providers have trouble delivering.
Facebook today announced a trial that could let paid advertisers directly message users' in-boxes, which have traditionally been held for messages from friends.
Hackers apparently linked to the hactivist group Anonymous Monday kept up a hacking spree to dump data they said they stole from Symantec, VMware, PayPal, Hyundai, and the U.S. Department of Energy and Transportation, among others.
IHS estimates that personal cloud storage subscriptions have increased from 300 million last year to 500 million this year, and they're expected to hit 625 million next year.
The latest addition is Mailgun, a transactional email service targeted at developers and Rackspace Senior Vice President of Corporate Development Pat Matthews says it will not be the last acquisition for the company.
As consolation, Joyent is offering customers the free use of one of the company's SmartMachines for one year.
Netflix has released Chaos Monkey, which it uses internally to test the resiliency of its Amazon Web Services cloud computing architecture.
Recent cloud and tablet announcements by Microsoft and Google seem to put Amazon directly in the crosshairs of two powerhouses.
The reality is that both OpenStack and CloudStack are both still so young neither side has more momentum than the other, says Luke Kanies, CEO of Puppet Labs.
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