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Amazon reportedly had a 300-person conference call to deal with the Prime Day glitches

8 monthes ago   |   By Business Insider

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When Amazon started to have technical glitches during Prime Day, it raced to set up a lightweight landing page and cut off international traffic to keep up, according to documents obtained by CNBC.
A source told CNBC that the scene was "chaotic" and that 300 people were on the line during an emergency conference call.
An internal tool called Sable also reportedly experienced problems, causing problems for other parts of the website.
Amazon's servers couldn't handle the flood of traffic from shoppers during Prime Day - and the company cut off all international traffic...
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Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg reportedly called Trump to congratulate him after the 2016 election

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg reportedly called Trump to congratulate him after the 2016 election

8 monthes ago   |   By Business Insider

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Mark Zuckerberg called Donald Trump to congratulate him on his shock 2016 election victory.
That's according to a new report from BuzzFeed News, which also says Facebook internally views the Trump campaign as an advertising "innovator."
Business Insider previously reported in May 2017 that Trump and Zuckerberg had spoken multiple times over the phone since the election.
Mark Zuckerberg called Donald Trump soon after the 2016 US presidential election to congratulate him on his shock victory, according to a new report from BuzzFeed News - and also reportedly...
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