Massive Google outage takes Gmail, YouTube, Google Docs, and other Google services offline

Google services suffered a massive outage across the globe today that affected YouTube, Gmail, Google Assistant, and Google Docs. Aside from personal inconveniences, the crash caught short numerous businesses that have come to depend on Google’s cloud-based services for productivity.

The problem seemed to start sometime after 3 a.m. Pacific. By 4:30 a.m., some services began to reappear, but they remained only intermittently available. The status page for Google services seemed to indicate virtually every service worldwide had been impacted.

This story is developing.

View original article here Source