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A lot of websites are down

Akamai, a cloud services company, said in a statement that they are investigating an emerging issue with the Edge DNS service. ...
KATWIJK, NETHERLANDS - APRIL 20: In this photo illustration, a man looks at the website of Airbnb on April 20, 2020 in Katwijk, Netherlands.
Airbnb users reported website outages, according to DownDetector.

  • DownDetector reported user issues with websites for UPS, FedEx, US Bank, Airbnb, and more sites.
  • Akamai, a cloud services company, said in a statement they are investigating an emerging issue.
  • Oracle said resources within the company's cloud service are not impacted by this event.
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Users are reporting issues with websites including Airbnb, Fidelity, FedEx and more.

DownDetector, a site that reports website user issues, found numerous websites had experienced issues with outages around 12 p.m. EST on July 22.

Akamai, a cloud services company, said in a statement that they are investigating an emerging issue with the Edge DNS service. Oracle said around 12:30 p.m. the company is monitoring a global issue "related to Akamai edge DNS" that's impacting internet resources including Oracle cloud properties.

"Resources within the Oracle cloud are continuing to run and are not impacted by this event," Oracle said.

Charles Schwab tweeted at 12:39 p.m. some clients may currently have difficulty logging in to the company website. Charles Schwab added they are working to resolve the issue and users can log into the mobile app in the meantime.

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A Southwest Airlines representative told Insider the main website is not having difficulties, but the Investor Relations site managed by a third-party could be.

This is a developing story. Check insider.com for updates.

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