Google goes down after major BGP mishap routes traffic through China

Enlarge (credit: https://www.flickr.com/photos/bfishadow/5668460325) Google lost control of several million of its IP addresses for more than an hour on Monday in an event that intermittently made its search and other services unavailable to many users and also caused problems for Spotify and other Google cloud customers. While Google said it had no reason to believe […]

Orkney Islands routes are front-runners for first commercial electric flights

Enlarge / A Britten Norman Islander plane, similar to the kind used in the Orkney Islands to shuttle people short distances. (credit: Britten Norman) Up in the remote northeast of Scotland, residents of the Orkney Islands use small island-hopping aircraft to commute around the archipelago. The longest flight in the area is 15 minutes, traveling […]

Report: Former top Waymo engineer altered code to go on “forbidden routes”

Enlarge (credit: Caitlin O’Hara/Bloomberg via Getty Images) In the early days of what ultimately became Waymo, Google’s self-driving car division (known at the time as “Project Chauffeur”), there were “more than a dozen accidents, at least three of which were serious,” according to a new article in The New Yorker. The magazine profiled Anthony Levandowski, […]

United Announces 22 New Routes in 2019

United Announces 22 New Routes in 2019 Advertiser Disclosure The credit card offers that appear on the website are from credit card companies from which ThePointsGuy.com receives compensation. This compensation may impact how and where products appear on this site (including, for example, the order in which they appear). This site does not include all […]

Flights: UK holidaymakers can now make the most of winter sun thanks to new Red Sea routes

The Red Sea was once a very popular holiday destination with UK holidaymakers, but after the UK suspended all flights to Sharm el Sheikh in Egypt following a suspected terrorist attack, numbers to the coastal region declined. Today, the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) advise against all but essential travel by air to or from Sharm el Sheikh. However, […]

Norwegian Enters Canada With New Routes to Europe and the French Caribbean

Norwegian to Fly Between Canada and Europe and Caribbean Advertiser Disclosure The credit card offers that appear on the website are from credit card companies from which ThePointsGuy.com receives compensation. This compensation may impact how and where products appear on this site (including, for example, the order in which they appear). This site does not […]

Ryanair Brexit U-TURN as airline announces 13 new routes from Southend airport

Getty Images Ryanair flights: The airline have announced new routes and continued growth in the UK Ryanair today announced a host of new flights from London Southend airport, as the airline continues to see growth in the UK after the Brexit referendum. They will open their newest base in London Southend from 2nd April 2019, […]

Best driving roads in Europe: 10 routes to add to your trip when you travel the continent 

Getty Images Best driving roads in Europe: 10 routes to add to your trip when you travel the continent Road trips might seem like something that only happen in movies or across the USA, but Europe is actually home to numerous incredible driving routes – and you might already be spending your summer holiday much […]

Exciting New Airline Routes for May 2018 and Beyond

Exciting New Airline Routes for May 2018 and Beyond Advertiser Disclosure The credit card offers that appear on the website are from credit card companies from which ThePointsGuy.com receives compensation. This compensation may impact how and where products appear on this site (including, for example, the order in which they appear). This site does not […]