The service outage that’s screwed up BlackBerry Messenger and Internet browsing is on the outs. BlackBerry overlord Research in Motion says it’s getting services back online.
Maybe Kmart is now a massive anti-capitalist prank like its sibling store, Sears. They appear to sell things, and taunt consumers with sales and deals, but refuse to actually sell things to anyone. That would explain the advertised-but-defunct sale that Christina recently ran into. (Or a miscommunication between marketing and IT….but that’s way less fun.)
With that in mind, if you prefer to bank online Bank of America might not be the choice for you, as bank website downtime has to be one of the most annoying things ever. Several banks had less than four minutes of downtime in the same period—effectively operating at 100%, including Wachovia and Washington Mutual. Yippie! — MEGHANN MARCO