Skype goes down globally once more, Microsoft begins questioning if it purchased correctly
Uh oh, Skype’s experiencing its second huge outage within the area of simply a few weeks, as we’re listening to stories from the UK, Netherlands, and sure, even Bulgaria, claiming the web communications service is down. Our personal Skype shoppers are at present unable to maneuver previous the “Connecting…” standing word, each on Mac OS X and Home windows 7. Whereas we have confirmed it in Europe, the difficulty appears to be affecting individuals everywhere in the world. Nonetheless, Skype believes solely “a small quantity” of us have been hampered by no matter’s ailing it, and additional particulars must be obtainable quickly.
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Replace: Our feedback point out points are additionally being encountered in Spain, Portugal, Italy, Australia, Japan, Malaysia, Brazil, Belarus, and Croatia, amongst different locations. Notably, we have additionally heard stories of Skype functioning within the UK, so it isn’t down universally — that supposedly small variety of affected customers should merely be unfold out very sparsely throughout the globe.
Replace 2: Skype is now saying that the “state of affairs is enhancing,” and we now have additionally confirmed that the service is again up in a minimum of some locations the place it was down earlier than.