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Facebook, Instagram as well as WhatsApp experience blackouts in Americas …

Facebook has been suffering from outages across the world since around 12pm ET (4pm GMT) Wednesday. All four of the company’s main applications – Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp and Messenger – were encountering problems, according to Downdetector.com. The outages appeared to be concentrated in the Americas and Europe. “We’re aware that some people are currently having trouble accessing the Facebook family of apps,” spokesman Tom Parnell said by email. “We’re working to resolve the issue as soon as possible.” Parnell subsequently added: “We’re focused on working to resolve […]

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Face-off overhead: America’s F-22 Raptor vs. Russia’s Su-57 F.

Let the showdown begin… The Lockheed Martin F-22 Raptor is the king of skies—it combines stealth and eye-watering kinematic performance with a power array of sensors weapons. For over a decade since the Raptor was declared operational in December 2005, the F-22 has been unquestionably the best air superiority fighter ever built. (This first appeared several months ago.) But challengers are starting to appear. After emerging from its post-Soviet doldrums, Russia has developed a challenger to the mighty F-22 in the form of the Sukhoi Su-57 PAK-FA, […]

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