Cloudflare Service Outage Disrupts Internet; Fix in Place

(Bloomberg) — Cloudflare Inc. suffered an outage on Friday, disrupting some parts of the internet. The company said it identified the problem and a fix is in place.

Cloudflare provides important services for the internet to function, such as load balancing, security, domain registration and video streaming. When the company experiences technical snafus, that can reverberate across the web.

“This afternoon we saw an outage across some parts of our network. It was not as a result of an attack,” the company said in a blog post. “A fix has been implemented and we are monitoring the results.”

The problems

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Leak reveals details of SpaceX’s Starlink internet service beta program – TechCrunch

SpaceX’s Starlink service appears to be getting very close, as the company sent out requests for specific address information to anyone who has registered interest in its beta program this week. Now, a leak initially discovered via the Starlink subreddit (via Business Insider) has provided an early look at how the beta program will operate, and what is expected by SpaceX of anyone who takes part.

The hardware

Starlink service will require use of specialized hardware for reception and transmission of data to and from the Starlink constellation, as well as “a clear view of the Northern sky” to

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How to cancel your Google Fi wireless service plan for your smartphone

Cancel your Google Fi plan at any time by accessing the "Manage Plan" menu on your Account page via the website or mobile app.
Cancel your Google Fi plan at any time by accessing the “Manage Plan” menu on your Account page via the website or mobile app.

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  • To cancel your Google Fi plan, you’ll need to access the “Manage plan” menu under your “Account” settings. 

  • Google Fi plans offer a cancel any time policy, allowing users to drop their service when they see fit and without penalty. 

  • Between the unlimited domestic texting and calling, high-speed data downloads, low-cost international calls, Google Fi may be worth the extra costs, so do the math before you drop the service.

  • Visit Business Insider’s

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