Fortnite DOWN: Chat and party features taken offline by Epic Games

Fortnite developer Epic Games has been forced to take party and chat features offline for maintenance. The party and chat features have been disabled while Epic comes up for a solution to recent problems. The news was announced by Epic Games on Twitter, following an in-game notification confirming the plans. “We are disabling our chat […]

Xbox Live DOWN: Server Status latest for Xbox One party offline problems

Microsoft has confirmed that Xbox Live services are currently offline with major server issues. The official Xbox One server status page doesn’t include any information on the problems yet but is expected to be updated soon. But a new post from the Xbox Live support team on Twitter does confirm issues tonight affecting core Xbox […]

Gab is back a week after Pittsburgh shooting controversy forced it offline

Enlarge / A woman stands at a memorial outside the Tree of Life synagogue after a shooting there left 11 people dead in the Squirrel Hill neighborhood of Pittsburgh on October 27. (credit: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images) Gab, the “free speech” social media site that’s popular with the alt-right, is back online. “We will never get […]

Hubble Space Telescope taken offline after gyroscope failure

Enlarge / In 1990, Hubble leaves the safety of the space shuttle to begin its service. (credit: NASA) NASA placed its venerable Hubble Space Telescope into a “safe mode” on Friday evening because of gyroscope problems, the space agency confirmed Monday. Although science operations are expected to resume fairly soon, the current issues raise concerns […]

Fortnite offline server status: When will Battle Royale be back online?

Fortnite is offline for server maintenance, as Epic Games releases the final patch of season 5. Fortnite update 5.41 is about to go live on PS4, Xbox One, PC, iOS and Nintendo Switch. The update adds the new Port-a-Fortress item, and makes a host of bug fixes and gameplay tweaks. But before the update can go […]

The Gmail Offline Chrome app will disappear after December 3rd

Offline access to our Gmail is a feature that has come, gone and changed before, and 2018 will be no different. While Google’s announcement Wednesday that it will pull the plug on Inbox got a lot of the attention, it also revealed that the old Gmail Offline Chrome app would be pulled after December 3rd. […]

Fortnite DOWN: Servers offline as Epic Games release update 5.40.2

Fans will have to wait until the game servers return before they can download the latest Fortnite Update. Fortnite servers are down for maintenance being performed by Epic Games this morning, which will be followed by two new patch releases. The first is billed as 5.40.2 and is actually more of a backend patch which […]

Fortnite DOWN: Epic Games taking servers offline ahead of patch notes reveal

Servers are being taken offline for maintenance this morning as the development team prepare to launch update 5.40. The news was confirmed earlier this week, with Epic Games revealing that Fortnite would be shutdown this morning. This is scheduled to begin at around 9am in the UK and will likely last several hours. This server […]

PUBG servers DOWN on Xbox One: How long is Battlegrounds offline for 1.0 maintenance?

PUBG is about to release in full on Xbox One, as update 1.0 prepares to go live. But before the release of PUBG 1.0, developer Bluehole is taking the game offline for a marathon maintenance period. Battlegrounds is going offline for 16 hours on Xbox One, starting at 9am BST. The servers will come back […]

Google & Mastercard have secret deal to track offline shopping to online ad clicks – report

Google has reportedly partnered with Mastercard, the second largest credit card network in the US, to get millions of dollars worth of data on its customers, according to a bombshell report by Bloomberg. The existence of a clandestine deal between the two market giants was first reported on Thursday. Citing “four people with the knowledge […]