Major airlines, banks, among the airlines affected by the latest short online
Major banks and airlines were among the xo slot businesses hit by the global online disruption Thursday. The problem is caused by Akamai, a technology provider in the United States.
Several US airlines and Australian financial companies Several other companies around the world have experienced an hour-long power outage, with dissatisfied customers unable to access websites and mobile apps.
"We are aware of the problem and are working to restore services as soon as possible," said an Akamai spokesman.
It is the latest event that draws attention to the stability of an economically important online platform. And the key role played by a number of largely unknown companies is in keeping the web running.
Internet monitoring sites such as ThousandEyes, Downdetector.com and fing.com reported dozens of disruptions Thursday, according to The Associated Press.
The Hong Kong Stock Exchange tweeted on Thursday afternoon that the site was experiencing technical difficulties and was investigating, the AP said. The power outage lasted about 17 minutes.