Outage affects GMail users
For some hours Tuesday, many users of Google's Gmail were inconvenienced as they could not access the service, a tech site reported.
CNET cited many Twitter messages from users who said they were unable to access the web-based email service.
"Users seem to be reporting mostly outages in Gmail.com accounts. Users of Google business e-mail accounts (Google Apps) are also reporting issues. Google’s Apps status dashboard reports, 'We’re investigating reports of an issue with Google Mail. We will provide more information shortly,'" the CNET report said.
It said other cloud-based Google services like Google Docs and Google+ also appeared unusable at the time Gmail accounts were inaccessible.
CNET said a Google representative claimed less than two percent of Gmail users were affected.
“We’ve implemented a fix, and users should now be able to access their mail,” it quoted the Google representative as saying.
As of 10:40 a.m. Pacific Time Tuesday, Gmail appeared to return online, CNET said.
The report quoted a Google tweet that Gmail "should be back for some of you already, and will be back for everyone soon. Thanks for your patience.” — TJD, GMA News
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