Between 23:52 and 23:57 BST on 16th August Google went down. The results put the fear of Google into every webmaster's heart.
GoSqaured, a company that has its own analytics platform, had noted in its Engineering Blog:
Microsoft's migration of Hotmail users to Outlook doesn't seem to be going quite to plan. A series of outages in both services has left people unable to access their emails.
Amazon has given an explanation for the outage which brought down Netflix's streaming service on Christmas Eve, saying all it took was one absent-minded developer.
Netflix is blaming the Christmas Eve failure of its streaming service on Amazon Web Services, which appears to have suffered problems with its data centers.
With impeccable timing, BlackBerry email and messaging services are down for many users across Europe, the Middle East and Africa - on the day that the iPhone 5 launches.
Twitter says that an outage yesterday wasn't, as rumored, caused by an overload from Olympic traffic.
Twitter's apologised for the fact that its site was unavailable yesterday, blaming a 'cascading bug'.
Research In Motion says it's got most non-North American users back online in Europe, although many are still having trouble with web access.
AT&T customers in southern California experienced a service outage lasting from Saturday afternoon through to Sunday.
Oh dear. Skype is down, at least for an awful lot of users around the world.
After four days of outage, PlayStation has said that external hackers are responsible - but the prime suspect, Anonymous, has denied all knowledge and says Sony itself is probably to blame.
Skype is down, in a worldwide outage that's lasted seventeen hours and counting for many users.
Amazon's European websites were down for a short period yesterday, in what the company says was a hardware failure in its European data center.
Foursquare experienced two outages yesterday, the longest lasting about 11 hours, thanks to an unexpected database problem.
Facebook's revealed more details of last night's 2.5-hour outage, calling it the worst it's ever had in over four years.
Bet you're only reading this because your first choice activity was unavailable. Yes, Facebook really is down. And it's been reduced to using Twitter to tell users about its latest outage.
Twitter is warning that the World Cup could lead to outages, after a week in which the site has been up and down like a soccer ball.
Wikipedia and YouTube have both experienced outages over the last twenty-four hours.
Linux Godfather Linus Torvalds has offered a ringing endorsement of Google's Nexus One smartphone.