The Hive Home app and web interface I use to control my heating was on the blink almost all of yesterday. Oddly almost the only national I could find any reference to this on was The Sun.
Some users are speculating that it's linked to Microsoft Azure – a major internet cloud provider.
Microsoft also suffered a large outage on Wednesday morning.
That last sentence above linked in turn linked to another article, in The Sun and published on the same day, which discusses simultaneous problems across all Microsoft's online platforms.
Confused users began flooding social media platforms trying to find out what was going on at around 7.30am GMT.
"I can't access my work email, it's just loading," one said at the time.
"I wonder if Microsoft laid off the wrong people," another joked, referencing the company's recent announcement that 10,000 people will lose their jobs.
That last sentence above linked in turn linked to another article, in The Sun and published a week ago detailing the massive layoffs.
Do I really need my Telegraph subscription?
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