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April 1, 2010 / Upnishad

Google Loses Vwls (Vowels) but translates for animals.

See something strange here ? In a shocking incident, google lost all its vowels today.
Google gave this official reason "At 6:01 am Pacific Time, during routine maintenance at one of our datacenters, the frontend web servers in that particular datacenter started failing to render the letter 'a' for a subset of users. As error rates escalated, the strain spread to other datacenters. We worked quickly to avoid a cascading failure of the entire alphabet by implementing a stopgap solution that limited the damage to the letters 'a,' 'e,' 'i,' 'o,' and 'u.' As a result, we're experiencing Gmail’s first temporary vowel outage. (We’re still investigating whether the letter 'y' is impacted and will post an update here shortly.)"
Shocking I must say…
Read the official blog entry from Google…quite shocking considering Google just released the translator for animals.

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  1. Nykki Gray / Apr 1 2010 9:27 pm

    Google has a history of taking part in April Fool’s celebrations.. Guess what day it is today?

  2. Nick Nesler / Apr 1 2010 10:05 pm

    lol, great job, guys. This reminds me of something you’d see on The Onion.

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